Okay, I think that this week needs a reboot. Too many people are going to syndicated heaven in the sky. Ms. Pinky was able to meet The Young and Restless star Jeanne Cooper and was very excited because she grew up with the soap. We are all saddened to hear of Ms. Cooper’s passing and... read more ->
RIP Peter Rauhofer! Scotty Talks About Meeting The Late DJ/Producer And How Much His Work Inspired Him! Autographs! Photos! And More!
Man, what is going on this week. Scotty has written in this wonderful report about meeting Peter Rauhofer. Now, for those of you who don’t know Peter was an amazing DJ and producer who sadly left this world way too soon. I’m not going to go and and on and instead I’ll turn the floor... read more ->
RIP Mr. Ray Harryhausen! The Man Who Brought All Our Childhood Fantasies To Life And Changed Movies Forever! You Will Be Missed!
Today we lost one of the film greats. Perhaps you heard but Mr. Ray Harryhausen has passed away. Ray was a pioneer in stop motion animation and I think it’s safe to say that he changed the way films look and the way special effects are done. One film Ray Harryhausen worked on and one... read more ->
It’s Official! Showtime Is Ending Dexter After Eight Seasons! RIP! Michael C. Hall & Jennifer Carpenter Say Goodbye This Year!
It’s official! Dexter is finished. It was partially confirmed earlier this year but now Showtime has put out an official announcement on the Dexter facebook page. “When it debuted in 2006, DEXTER redefined the genre, by taking the anti-hero to new heights and pushing the boundaries of the television landscape,” said Matthew C. Blank, Chairman ... read more ->
RIP Ms. Annette Funicello! Remembering The Former Mouseketeer And Back To The Beach Star! You Will Be Missed!
Today we lost a classic. Ms. Annette Funicello passed away today at the age of 70. Now, I wasn’t around for Annette Funicello’s heyday with the Mickey Mouse Club. In fact, besides the off handed reference in Stand By Me, I didn’t know anything about that era. I first saw Annette Funicello when she partnered... read more ->
RIP Roger Ebert! Pretty In Pinky Special! Remembering The Iconic Film Critic And Writer! You Will Be Missed!
I can’t believe that we’ve lost one of the foremost film critics Mr. Roger Ebert. I remember as a kid always watching his syndicated series Siskel and Ebert. It’s how I found out about new films coming out back in those days and also films I would never have known about. Roger Ebert in particular... read more ->
RIP Dexter! The Michael C. Hall Series Says Goodbye After Season 8! America’s Favorite Serial Killer Is Going Away! Nooooo!
It’s so hard… To say goodbye… To yesterday…. Okay, I’m prepared to get made fun of for that quote, but today it was announced that one of my favorite series of all time was saying goodbye. Yep, Dexter is going to syndication heaven. Starring Michael C. Hall as everyone’s favorite serial killer, Dexter has been... read more ->
RIP Ms. Bonnie Franklin! Sadly We Mourn The Passing Of The Television Legend And One Day At A Time Star! You Will Be Missed!
Classic television shows and actors never can be replaced. They are part of our youth, part of our past and part of our present. Growing up, they helped us deal with issues we didn’t even know we were going to have. I know shows such as The Facts of Life, Growing Pains, Family Ties, etc…... read more ->
Rest In Peace! Diff’rent Strokes Star Conrad Bain! You Will Always Be Remembered As The Quintessential Television Father!
I wanted to write something very quickly in remembrance of Diff’rent Strokes star Conrad Bain. A lot of you know of my love for The Facts of Life, well, originally Mrs. Garrett was on Diff’rent Strokes and then she got her own series. Diff’rent Strokes was syndicated with The Facts of Life where I grew... read more ->
Remembering I Dream Of Jeannie Star Larry Hagman Rest In Peace J.R. Ewing And Major Anthony Nelson! You Will Be Missed!
I just saw the news that legendary character actor Larry Hagman has passed away. When I was a kid, I loved television shows from days gone by. I spent so many hours watching Gilligan’s Island, Bewitched, Hazel, and of course I Dream of Jeannie. I don’t know what it was about each of those series,... read more ->
Billy Beer And Everyone At MTF Mourns The Passing Of Autograph Collector Patrick Snyder! Rest In Peace!
You know, this is a crazy hobby… Celebrity fandom, autographing, etc… and you meet some wild characters, some good, some bad but generally speaking they are always interesting. A few days ago, we lost a fellow collector here in Los Angeles by the name of Patrick Snyder. Now, like all of us, Patrick had his... read more ->