Monthly Archives: March 2014

  1. Signature Sunday: Marv Albert, Jack Cafferty, and Chuck Scarborough

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    March 30, 2014 by billysparrow

    Every autograph collection has to start somewhere. Mine appears to have begun in the summer of 1980 when an envelope …
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  2. In the Thrall of Something Remarkable: A Farewell to Blob’s Park

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    March 28, 2014 by billysparrow

    I’m not sure where I picked up my copy of Susan Orlean’s “Saturday Night,” a collection of essays about what …
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  3. Ridin’ Low in My Chair: “The Election”

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    March 24, 2014 by billysparrow

    “The Election” Aired: November 18, 1989 In a haiku nutshell: How far would you go/For a trip to Washington?/Not as …
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  4. Signature Sunday: Hunter S. Thompson

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    March 23, 2014 by billysparrow

    I suppose it is not too late for me to receive some sort of high honor for my writing (fingers …
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  5. Ridin’ Low in My Chair: “Save That Tiger”

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    March 22, 2014 by billysparrow

    “Save That Tiger” Aired: November 11, 1989 In a haiku nutshell: Cheerleading battles/Can lead to nasty prank wars/Mascots aren’t safe …
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  6. At 25: “Fletch Lives”

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    March 17, 2014 by billysparrow

    Fletch Lives Released: March 17, 1989 Starring: Chevy Chase, Cleavon Little, Hal Holbrook, Julianne Phillips, R. Lee Ermey, Randall “Tex” …
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  7. Signature Sunday: “The New Amazing Grace”

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    March 16, 2014 by billysparrow

    Like all good teenagers, I had my time where I was into the Beat Generation. It lasted about four years …
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