Saturday Night Live Has Been a Pop Culture Mainstay

the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2008

Saturday Night Live or SNL is a late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show in America. It is created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. It first premiered on October 11, 1975, on NBC under the original title “NBC’s Saturday Night.” The comedy sketches of the show, which usually … Read more

Remember the Radio DJ Who Commuted Between Chicago and Dallas To Work On Two Radio Stations Daily?

Radio Station on-air set-up with audio and microphone

Tom Joyner, famous for the nickname “Fly Jock,” is an American R&B disk jockey who is notable for flying between a Dallas radio station in the mornings to a sister station in Chicago in the afternoons.  He hosted the national TV program, The Tom Joyner Morning Show, founded Reach Media Inc., Tom … Read more

Learn About the History of the Wildly Popular Mickey Mouse Club

the Mickey Mouse Club 1955 original title screen

The Mickey Mouse Club is a television variety show in America. It aired intermittently from 1955 to 1996 and returned to social media in 2017. The show was created by Walt Disney and produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was first televised for four seasons from 1955 to 1959 by ABC. The … Read more

Interesting Trivia and Facts About Walt Disney

a portrait of Walt Disney in 1938

Walt Disney, or Walter Elias Disney, was an American motion-picture and television producer, and a showman. He’s popular as a pioneer of animated cartoon films and as the creator of iconic cartoon characters, such as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck. He was born on December 5, 1901. After more than a century, … Read more

The History of Cable TV in New York City

a classic television

Cable television had been around since the late 1940′s when someone figured out how to import over-the-air signals to non-receiving areas. Usually, this was behind a hill or mountain. In 1957, the first premium cable-movie service began in Oklahoma. In fact, between 1945 and 1960, the number of television sets in the … Read more

The Amazing Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2014

Robert Downey Jr. is one of the most popular and highest-paid American actors in the industry. He’s known for his roles in a wide variety of films, such as Iron Man, The Avengers, Chaplin, and Sherlock Holmes. His career has been characterized by critical and popular success in his childhood, which was … Read more

Learn About The Unique TV Cartoon Tom Terrific

black and white photo of Dancing Bear, Bunny Rabbit, Captain Kangaroo, Grandfather Clock, Mister Moose, and Mister Green Jeans

We can say that cartoon characters are somehow reflection and extension of our desires – to have superpowers, change in form and state, change events, and make things work according to our liking. That is why cartoons are mostly fictional and typically features heroes and villains. They always feature two opposing forces: … Read more