Archives // Television

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “How Sweet It Is” – Jackie Gleason

[Translate] This is one ‘helluva’ funny book!  Inside book jacket flaps. Back Cover of the book. This book is great! If you like The Honeymooners and any of Jackie Gleason’s TV Specials over the years you will enjoy reading these Read the full article…

Legendary Magician – “Cardini”

[Translate] From Feb 1932 Vanity Fair Magazine  Richard Valentine Pitchford – presto change-o! Cardini – who does things to a cigarette that no Indian fakir ever did to a rope – was born in Wales in 1898 and could bewitch Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – September 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Year in Review – September 2016 September is always a great month for theater and variety arts. This month I interviewed ‘Collapsing Horse Theater’ from Dublin, funny man Joel Jeske and magic man Nelson Lugo, teacher/performer Carlos Garcia Read the full article…

‘Requiem for a Heavyweight’ – Playhouse 90 – Live TV – 1956

September 16, 2016 // Cinema, Film, Television, Video, Writer // No Comments

[Translate] Take a break from your work today and sit back and experience TV and drama the way it was in 1956. Live TV!  One of the best television shows ever! Requiem for a Heavyweight Requiem for a Heavyweight was a Read the full article…

Frank Maya – A Tribute – Video/Essay/Postcards/Interviews

[Translate] FRANK MAYA Frank Maya: Out There By Victoria Linchong Frank Maya once said that he turned to comedy “as a way to make the world safe for me.” The first openly gay comedian to appear on MTV and all Read the full article…

My Father The Circus King – A documentary film

[Translate] The elephants have left the circus and Gunther Gebel-Williams has left us too. BUT! We have this documentary about this life and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus. The 1981 documentary produced by Kevin Eggers and Robert Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Zoomar” by Ernie Kovacs

[Translate] One of television’s early pioneers. Ernie Kovacs wrote a novel. ZOOMAR in 1957 Published as a hardcover book and then released as a paperback. Here are the covers of both editions. Cover of ZOOMAR book with the spine. Inside Read the full article…