Are you sick of all the liberal entertainment business phonies who follow Obama around like little puppies following their master? Fortunately, not all of them are members of that category.
Let’s take a look at some conservative entertainers who have the brains to not fall for the Obama mystique as so many others have:
Rapper 50 Cent: Yes, there is a Black rapper who is conservative. He has even said: “I actually like Bush. In some ways I am the George W. Bush of hip hop. Nobody likes me but I’m still gonna run it for the next four years.”
Other entertainers who support conservatism: Adam Sandler, Phoenix native Alice Cooper, Bo Derek of “10” fame, the smiling coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, tennis great Chris Evert, FOX News regular Dennis Miller, and many others.
We bought our first television in 1950. It was a 16” black and white “National” floor model and even with the antenna strapped to our chimney; the reception wasn’t very good; especially when planes flew overhead or when it was stormy.
Mel Blanc, (c.1959)
None of those inconveniences bothered us as we had TV even if it did broadcast only from 5:00 p.m. until midnight. It seemed so incomprehensible at the time that we could hear a show AND see it at the same time. It was quite an entertainment center and it hastened the end of network radio by September 30, 1962 when the last radio network show, “Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar” signed off for the last time.
I enjoy great quotes and radio and television sure supplied many of them over the years. Mel Blanc (1908-1989) was the voice of Bugs Bunny and many other cartoon characters besides being a regular on the Jack Benny radio show which was great listening in the 1940s and 50s.
Mel was also known as the Los Angeles train station announcer on Benny’s show when he would call the boarding of the "Train leaving on Track 5 for Anaheim, Azusa and Cuuuu-ca-mon-gaaa!" I don’t know of anyone who ever got tired of that bit in the 15 years Blanc did it from 1950-1965.
In the fall of 1970 “The Mary Tyler Moore” debuted on CBS starring Mary and Ed Asner as Lou Grant, her crusty boss in the newsroom of WJM-TV in Minneapolis.
Mary played an ambitious newcomer. Noticing that, cantankerous Lou says, “Mary! You’ve got spunk!” Taking that as a compliment, Mary says, “Really? Thanks Mr. Grant.” Lou quickly replies, “I hate spunk!”
Other great ones include one of my favorites said by Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden to Audrey Meadows on “The Honeymooners”: “Baby, you’re the greatest!”
How about Dan Ackroyd’s line to Jane Curtin in the early days of “Saturday Night Live”: “Jane, you ignorant slut!” or Fred Sanford (Redd Foxx) on “Sanford and Son” as he grasps his chest “Elizabeth! I’m comin’!"
Who could forget William Sanderson’s line from “Newhart” (1982-1990) as he introduced himself and his brothers: “I’m Larry; this is my brother Darryl and my other brother Darryl.”
The other day, I read an article lamenting the end of ten TV shows that have had long runs in recent years. Television has gotten so bad lately that I didn’t know any of those shows. I much prefer Turner Classic Movies and vintage TV.