Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”
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Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah”

Alan Light Stands Before the Lord of Song With Nothing on His Lips But “Hallelujah” by Jay S. Jacobs There are certain songs that feel like they were born as classics: the world knew and loved them from their release date. Immediate standards like “Something,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “My Girl” and “Imagine” were fully … Continue reading

The Dick Cavett Show – John & Yoko Collection (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)
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The Dick Cavett Show – John & Yoko Collection (A PopEntertainment.com TV on DVD Review)

The Dick Cavett Show John & Yoko Collection (Shout! Factory-2005) It’s 1971 and John Lennon is now thirtysomething. His life, finally, is getting interesting. Always on the cutting edge, this time he is on the verge of getting his peacenik ass thrown out of the United States, and not just because he is inflicting Yoko … Continue reading

Live Aid (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Live Aid (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

Live Aid (Warner Strategic Marketing-2004) It’s been said that the road to hell is paved with good intentions. There is no better example of this than the agonizingly sixteen-hour-long Live Aid broadcast on July 13, 1985 (now available on DVD). The official excuse for the concert was to raise money to feed the starving people … Continue reading

Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People
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Peter Krause- Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People

Peter Krause Helping to Make TV Safe for Smart People by Jay S. Jacobs The fall of 1998 was a tough time for television comedy. The networks tried to come up with a plan for post-Seinfeld TV, but the best they seemed to be able to come up with were tired retreads like Jesse, Two of a Kind and Maggie … Continue reading