Film & TV Industry

What Did Bill Cosby Say in His 1969 “Man of the Year” Acceptance Speech?

The irony comes in many forms. In this case, it comes in the form of a well-known, wholesome comedian who has kept dark secrets, secrets that were unbecoming. In 1969, Bill Cosby received the “Man of the Year” award. And in his acceptance speech, Bill suggested changing the name of the yearly accolade to “the …

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Why Couldn’t the Producers of M*A*S*H Sue Wayne Rogers?

Even after decades, MASH continues to be one of the best sitcoms of all time. But even they remain the gold standard in TV history. They still had some drama behind the scenes. Wayne Rogers left MASH after three seasons, and the producers were not happy about it. The producers of the show tried to …

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Actress Jan Stirling had airfare to fly to the US but found lingerie she liked, used the last of her money to buy it, trading in the airfare for a ticket on a steamship. Midway thru the voyage she learned that the airship she had been booked on, the Hindenburg, had been destroyed in a fire.

Jan Sterling Jan Sterling (born Jane Sterling Adriance; April 3, 1921 – March 26, 2004) was an American film, television and stage actress. At her most active in films during the 1950s (immediately prior to which she had joined the Actors Studio), Sterling received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance …

Actress Jan Stirling had airfare to fly to the US but found lingerie she liked, used the last of her money to buy it, trading in the airfare for a ticket on a steamship. Midway thru the voyage she learned that the airship she had been booked on, the Hindenburg, had been destroyed in a fire. Read More »