#BornThisDay: Funny Lady, Carol Leifer

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    July 27, 1956- Carol Leifer graduated from Binghampton University with a degree in Theatre. She started in stand-up after she accompanied her then boyfriend, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Vivian Vance (Ethel!)


July 26, 1909- Vivian Vance’s most famous character Ethel Mertz was a less-than-prosperous landlady of an East 68th Street Manhattan brownstone, ... See the Rest

RIP: Groundbreaking TV Journalist Marlene Sanders Dies at 84


The pioneering Marlene Sanders has passed away at a hospice in Manhattan, New York on Tuesday of cancer. She was one of the first female reporters on television—having appeared on ABC and then CBS in the 1960s and 1970s covering such subjects as politics, the ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: TV Host, Merv Griffin


July 6, 1925- When Mervyn Edward Griffin died, he left behind: Wheel Of Fortune, Jeopardy  (both game shows invented & produced) & its ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Sean Hayes

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June 26, 1970- Sean Hayes is a talented, award-winning, cutie-pie actor & producer, & he is an out & proud gay man. Some of you kids are probably too young, but I ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Paul Lynde


June 13, 1926- Paul Lynde, my favorite anecdote: In the early 1960s, Lynde was on trans-continental flight. A rather dreadful child was not being supervised by her parents & ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Jim Nabors


June 12, 1930- James Thurston Nabors has spent more than 60 years in show biz. He squandered his considerable intelligence, talent & beautiful baritone to playing a hillbilly. Jim ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Joan Rivers


June 8, 1933- Joan Alexandra Molinsky's death, sudden & unnecessary continues to shock me. I have been a fan for 50 years & I must admit I miss her very much. A true comedy pioneer, ... See the Rest