Better stock up on booze and confetti because we’re only hours away from the gayest date on the calendar, Jan. 13, the day flamboyant game show mainstays Rip Taylor and … Continue Reading Happy Charles Nelson Taylor Day
Kitsch is one of those overused terms, like diva and icon. This, gentle reader, is kitschy:
A supersized compilation of Gene Gene the Dancing Machine. It’s been too long.
Twenty years ago, Atlanta fell in love. If you didn’t live here in 1991 you can’t understand. The city was never more fun, with everyone unified around the worst-to-first Braves. … Continue Reading Atlanta’s best week ever
To capitalize on the then huge song “Convoy” and television show “Movin’ On” there is a musical nightmare where Lynde (in a sequin jumpsuit with enormous lapels) and Conway play … Continue Reading More highlights from the Paul Lynde Halloween special
If people can put up their Halloween decorations four weeks in advance then I can post Paul Lynde, KISS, Pinky Tuscadero, Billy Barty and Florence Henderson singing “Disco Lady” from … Continue Reading I’ve waited long enough
How had I not seen this before tonight?
I’ve found myself in some strange places over the years, including: Kate Jackson‘s bed, minus Kate Jackson; An “old-fashioned cross burning” at the home of Howard Stern’s favorite Klansmen, Daniel … Continue Reading How did I end up here?
Longtime Atlantans will remember Guy Sharpe, the courtly, silver-maned weatherman who stayed on the air for decades. You may also recall that he was a religious fanatic (and Amway salesman) … Continue Reading The Atlanta weatherman, Mr. Clean and the angels of darkness
Growing up in metro Atlanta in the late 1970s I lived within 20 miles of three indoor skating rinks. Good luck finding one now, not that I’m looking.