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Mmm…Cameos

The Simpsons just started its unprecedented thirtieth season on the air. This one is sure to include some special celebrity guest stars…which is old hat for the series. Here are some stories behind some Simpsons cameos.  Leonard Nimoy  One of the most famous episodes of The Simpsons is the 1993 installment “Marge Vs. the Monorail.” When Springfield […]

Some Random and Spooktacular Facts About Classic Halloween Movies

After you head in after the trick-or-treating and costume parties are over, will you watch one of these fall classics?  Addams Family Values  In Charles Addams original New Yorker cartoons, the family had no names, so they were created for the Addams Family TV show in the ‘60s. For the dim son, Addams suggested either Pugsley or Pubert. Producers chose […]

A Star Isn’t Born

Right now, Lady Gaga is dazzling audiences with her first major role in a movie, a remake of A Star is Born, directed by co-star Bradley Cooper. It’s an auspicious first stab at film stardom, unlike these other attempts by pop stars who tried their hand at acting. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band A […]