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The Return of the Thin White Duck
Everybody seems to be doing a tribute to David Bowie, these
days. People all over the world are jumping on the bandwagon claiming “they
were Bowie’s biggest fan” and “I was into him when he was at his coolest” or
“David Bowie passed the torch to me, Kanye W...

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Down at Palisades Park
My
dad and mom divorced when I was five years old. My mom and I moved to
California and my dad stayed behind in New Jersey. Every summer starting when I
was seven, my mom would put me on a plane to spend the summers with my bachelor
dad at work. My
dad and ...

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My Flintstone Birthday Party
Not sure exactly when my love of the Flintstones started but
I remember it being one of my favorite shows as a little boy.   The Flintstones was so imaginative and
clever. I loved the theme song, “Meet the Flintstones” and I knew all the
words. The dinosaur...

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Earthquake: An Event!

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When the movie, “Earthquake” debuted in 1974, my best friend,
Jimmy and I went crazy! We were already gigantic, ‘disaster’ movie fiends
starting with “Airport” in 1970, “The Poseidon Adventure” in 1972, and “The
Towering Inferno” also in 1974. For a twelve-...

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Meeting Chuck Jones
In
1972, my mom read an ad in the newspaper looking for kids to be in movies,
television, photos etc. I was a precocious ten years old so she took me to a
talent agent located in the Sunset/Vine Tower in Hollywood. After discovering
that I liked cartoons an...

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This was the soundtrack of our lives for years when we first discovered it in 1894!
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