Who Was The REAL John Wayne?

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Living up to the name John Wayne must have been tough for the man. After all, he was a huge star playing in 169 movies in his lifetime. Many celebrities must have it hard to live up to the persona they have to live up to, to keep their name in good shape. Not only […]

A Few Little Known Fun Facts About The Andy Griffith Show

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The Andy Griffith Show aired between 1960 and 1968. It was a fun classic comedy about a few people from a little town called Mayberry in North Carolina. The main character was Andy who was not only a widower but the sheriff of the small town. He lived with his son, Opie and his aunt […]

Amazing Facts and Fun Trivia About Lonesome Dove

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Lonesome Dove was a television miniseries that aired in 1989. It was a western television series about two cattle ranchers who have at first decided to retire on a ranch in Lonesome Dove, Texas. However, a friend of theirs pops into town and tells them all about the ranching opportunities in Montana. Because this gets […]

Really Cool Facts About Wonder Woman

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Wonder Woman is a fictional character brought to life by the comic books published by DC Comics. She is a super-heroine, a warrior princess born and living in the Amazons. She was made from clay by her mother, Queen Hippolyta and brought to life by the Greek Gods. The writer who created her in these […]

Remembering Bea

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On April 25, 2009 the world said good bye to Bea Arthur.  At the age of 87 Bea had accomplished more than most people do in a lifetime.  Her legacy lives on today and will for many years to come! Bea is probably most famously known for her epic roles as Maude Findlay on the […]

Dearly Beloved We Are Gathered Here in Mayberry…

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As we head into spring and summer we all know it’s the start of wedding season.  I was recently asked to do a reading at a family wedding we have coming up in June.  I agreed to do the reading with one stipulation…I get to pick what I read. The bride, groom and the pastor […]

Back Where It All Began

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The first episode of Gunsmoke is introduced by none other than John Wayne himself who speaks candidly to the audience about knowing a young actor named James Arness whom he suggested the role of Matt Dillon to. Arness was reluctant at first but later decided to take the old cow pokes advice and the rest […]

Signed Fatally Yours: Barnabas-Josette-Angelique

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As soap operas go, we can expect to see a super couple emerge or a couple with “Romeo and Juliet” syndrome who are doomed to be apart…you know, that old chestnut. With Dark Shadows we have that and more in the form of Barnabas and Josette. These lovers were happy until the day love spurned […]

Aunt Bee: The Super Aunt

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You have probably seen reruns of The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry.  If you have, your favorite character is most likely Aunt Bee – everyone seems to love her.  She is Beatrice Taylor and Sheriff Andy Taylor’s paternal aunt. There are a number of reasons why people (myself included) loved Aunt Bee’s character. She embodies the characteristics […]

Days of Our Lives: Previews and Reviews

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Watch out Days of Our Lives fans! There will be big stories in store for the characters of the Sami Set including Sami and Nicole.  Expect to see EJ and Sami working closer together in the series. Eric Brady’s 12 years of absence in Salem will end this coming November 13. Nicole will also have […]