Category Archives: showbusiness

Yesterday in History XVI

Nik Wallenda Crosses the Grand Canyon (June 23, 2013) On this day in 2013: Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. The previous June, I had watched Nik Wallenda cross Niagara … Continue reading

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The Day Elvis Met Col. Tom Parker

February 6, 1955 As I’m sure you are all aware, there’s a new Elvis biopic coming out tomorrow in most theatres. First of all, let’s meet the Colonel: Tom Parker (June 26, 1909 – January 21, 1997) This birth time … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories: This Man Saw Red, Everywhere

Joseph McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) When I asked myself the question, “Who does Alex Jones remind you of?” I immediately thought of Joseph McCarthy. Not because of his loud voice, or his dramatic performances, but because … Continue reading

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There’s Never Been a Bullhorn Like This One:

Alex Jones (February 11, 1974) Love him or hate him, Alex Jones‘ voice has been he(a)rd by millions of Americans in a cattle call to bring ‘truth’ to the masses. In his eyes, there are literally millions of conspiracy theories, … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Compare Trump to Nixon: He Doesn’t Like It

Watergate: Blueprint for a Scandal (2022) We’ve been watching this limited CNN series for the past week. None of it is new, except for linking Donald Trump’s actions to those of Richard Nixon in 1972. The common denominator is insecurity. … Continue reading

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Regrets, He Had a Few…

David Cassidy (April 15, 1950 – November 21, 2017) When a person is contemporary to one’s self, there is a certain amount of feeling, “So, what’s the big deal? Just because your father was a big star, doesn’t mean you … Continue reading

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What We Saw was What We Got

George Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) I was a fan, ever since he first appeared on American television as the Hippy-Dippy Weatherman. My only claim to fame as his fan was passing him once while walking through … Continue reading

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The “Alternative” News of the World, According to:

Rupert Murdoch (March 11, 1931) Is this the face of a man you can trust? Hmm. As owner of Fox, the (at best) opinions that he has are foisted onto the United States, Britain and Australia, all in the name … Continue reading

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A Reminder of the Power of Propaganda

January 6, 2021 (No further comment.)

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The Man For All Seasons

Charlton Heston (October 4, 1923 – April 5, 2008) I’ve written about Charlton Heston before, but didn’t go into his birth chart. I wonder why? Again, this time of birth is considered ‘excellent’. That Part of Fortune/Neptune conjunction (@ 19° … Continue reading

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