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Frank Sinatra sings “Angel Eyes” on Tonight Show 1965

A rare appearance by Frank Sinatra on the “Tonight Show” from 1965. Joey Bishop was the host. Frank and Dean Martin were walk on guests and joked around on the panel before Frank took stage and sang one of his classic saloon songs.





Bob Hope Christmas Special 1971

Bob Hope and his 1970 USO troupe take their annual Christmas tour of military bases around the world. Joining Bob are Ursula Andress, Johnny Bench Lola Falana, The Golddiggers, Gloria Loring, Bobbi Martin, The Dingaling Sisters, Jennifer Hosten, Yvonne Ormes and Les Brown and His Band of Renown.





“Book Talk” Guest Richard A. Lertzman Author “Deconstructing The Rat Pack: Joey, The Mob and the Summit”

Doug Miles talks with Richard A. Lertzman author “Deconstructing The Rat Pack: Joey, The Mob and the Summit” on “Talk Across America”. Book link available below:





Happy 81st to the great Dick Smothers today!





Happy “Felix Unger Day!”





Happy 96th Birthday to the great Joyce Randolph aka “Trixie Norton” from the “Honeymooners”





USF Bulls Announce Three Kick Times for Upcoming Season

(Tampa, FL Sept. 1, 2020) The USF football program received three more game times and broadcast arrangements for the 2020 season Tuesday, including the Bulls’ season opener vs. The Citadel on Saturday, Sept. 12 at Raymond James Stadium.

The debut of head coach Jeff Scott has been set for a 1 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast on ESPN+, ESPN’s subscription digital network. The American Athletic Conference and ESPN begin a new 12-year television rights agreement this season. There is a fee to subscribe to ESPN+.

No fans will be in attendance for the Bulls’ season debut at Raymond James Stadium, but USF does anticipate having fans for its remaining four home games in 2020, if deemed appropriate by state and local officials.

The Bulls also received two other kick times on the day. USF’s Saturday, Sept. 19 contest at No. 10 Notre Dame is set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and will be televised on USA Network. USA Network is distributed to 90.4 million households and 98 percent of cable homes.

The Bulls’ Friday, Oct. 23 primetime contest vs. Tulsa at Raymond James Stadium was also announced for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff and will be broadcast on ESPN.

USF previously announced the kickoff time for its contest at FAU on Saturday, Sept. 26, set for 6 p.m. on CBS Sports Network.

Scott and USF’s new coaching staff will take the field with 16 returning starters and 49 lettermen from the 2019 team.

Single-game ticket and attendance information for Raymond James Stadium during the 2020 season will be announced in the near future.





RIP to the Seinfeld friends we have lost the past year





RIP Wilford Brimley aka the Postal Inspector on Seinfeld

Wilford Brimley was a great character actor in film and television. He passed away at 85 this weekend. He specialized in playing authority figures who got your attention. Here’s a classic scene from “Seinfeld” where he played the postal inspector convincing Kramer not to cancel his mail.





Remembering the great character actor Reni Santoni who played Poppie on Seinfeld

Reni Santoni passed away at 81 this weekend. He was a talented actor on stage, TV and film. One of his most remembered characters was the “unsanitary” pizza restaurateur Poppie on “Seinfeld”.