Great Twitter thread on commercials directed by film directors
Tweet on the Star Wars Holiday Special
The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) was not well received and has never been officially released. It is on YouTube. There is now a documentary about it.
YouTube videos from The Johnny Cash Show
The Johnny Cash Show was on television from 1969 to 1971. He had lots of great guests. There are some full episodes on YouTube.
YouTube clips from This Is Tom Jones
I never thought of him as cool so I was surprised to see who some of his guests on This Is Tom Jones were.
Then there’s this:
Bob Dylan’s 1976 Hard Rain TV broadcast
The 1976 broadcast was taped on May 23, 1976 in Fort Collins, Colorado. The April 22, 1976 Clearwater, Florida shows were also recorded. More on the 1975 and 1976 Rolling Thunder Revue tours is here. Hard Rain has been bootlegged and there was also a record album from the 1976 tour called Hard Rain.
Relive Bob Dylan’s rarely seen TV Performance of ‘Hard Rain’ from 1976
The Carpenters: Space Encounters
CNN is addicted to Trump
This column talks about Trump’s influence and Walker’s shortcomings but says nothing about Warnock winning because he is better.
Old video of CBS Television City
The great WKRP Turkey Drop – 10/30/78
Turkeys don’t fly. That was news to some on the show WKRP in Cincinnati