Bernard David Jones – Hangin’ With the Mayor
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Bernard David Jones – Hangin’ With the Mayor

Bernard David Jones Hangin’ With the Mayor By Jay S. Jacobs How is this for a TV series concept? An entertainer, who has no government experience or knowledge of the job, gets elected into an important political office, just on the strength of his personality. Come on, are people really going to buy into that? … Continue reading

Adam F. Goldberg – Growing Up With The Goldbergs
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Adam F. Goldberg – Growing Up With The Goldbergs

Adam F. Goldberg Growing Up With The Goldbergs by Jay S. Jacobs As a website based in the suburban town of Jenkintown, PA, we here at PopEntertainment.com had gotten used to people outside of the area not knowing exactly where we were.  Sometimes we’d go the simple route and just explain that it is a … Continue reading

Kathryn Dean – Life Isn’t About Being Perfect
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Kathryn Dean – Life Isn’t About Being Perfect

Kathryn Dean Life Isn’t About Being Perfect by Shana Bergmann Only a few minutes into speaking with Kathryn Dean one thing becomes painfully obvious: she is one of the most charismatic and intelligent up-and-coming artists you’re likely to have the pleasure to talk to. The 19-year-old singer is undoubtedly taking the music business by storm … Continue reading

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew
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Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi Building Up the Wrecking Crew by Jay S. Jacobs The Wrecking Crew was the house band for an entire generation.  But chances are, you’ve never heard of them. The Wrecking Crew was a loose collective of studio musicians who played on many of the biggest hits of the … Continue reading

The Wrecking Crew (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Wrecking Crew (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE WRECKING CREW (2015) Featuring Brian Wilson, Cher, Nancy Sinatra, Tommy Tedesco, Hal Blaine, Don Randi, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborn, Earl Palmer, Glen Campbell, Leon Russell, Herb Alpert, Roger McGuinn, Dick Clark, Jimmy Webb, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Bones Howe, Lou Adler, H.B. Barnum, Al Casey, Snuff Garrett, Larry Knechtel, Larry Levine, Lew McCreary, Bill … Continue reading

Alley Mills, Olivia d’Abo & Danica McKellar – Looking Back in Wonder
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Alley Mills, Olivia d’Abo & Danica McKellar – Looking Back in Wonder

Alley Mills, Olivia d’Abo & Danica McKellar – Looking Back in Wonder by Jay S. Jacobs On January 31, 1988, just moments after Washington killed Denver in Super Bowl XXII, ABC aired the premiere of a new little series about suburban life in the 1960s. The Wonder Years broke a lot of rules in television, and … Continue reading

Erin Murphy – Which Witch is Which?
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Erin Murphy – Which Witch is Which?

Erin Murphy – Which Witch is Which? by Ronald Sklar On the eve of the series’ 50th anniversary, the beloved Bewitched baby conjures up many magical memories. Here are some not-too-shabby resume bullet points for this former child actor: Worked closely and regularly with such theater and screen legends as Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead, Maurice … Continue reading

The Frank Sinatra Show – High Hopes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Frank Sinatra Show – High Hopes (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Frank Sinatra Show High Hopes (MVD-2005) The old and true adage that “it’s Frank Sinatra’s world – we just live in it” is best illustrated during his Rat Pack years, from the very late fifties until the early sixties. Here you see the Chairman of the Board in his glorious, power-pipe action, during one … Continue reading

After School Specials 1974-1976 (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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After School Specials 1974-1976 (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

After School Specials 1974-1976 (BCI Eclipse-2004) In the early 1960s, FCC chairman Newton Minnow called television “a vast wasteland,” accusing the entertainment industry of producing mind-numbing and mediocre offerings, as gray and dull as dishwater. Even President Kennedy agreed that the medium was not reaching its full potential, and in effort to balance things out he … Continue reading

Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief
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Joshua Malina – Hail to the Chief

Joshua Malina Hail to the Chief by Jay S. Jacobs There are lots of ways that people go about trying to get their first big break in acting.  Some people kill themselves working a minimum wage job while floating from audition to audition.  Some try other arts, like music or modeling, as an entrance. Some people sit on a stool in … Continue reading