Blurb: The Legacy Of Little Richard

Originally Written May 5th 2020 A founding father of rock & roll whose fervent shrieks, flamboyant garb, and joyful, gender-bending persona embodied the spirit and sound of that new art form, died Saturday. He was 87. The musician’s son, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed the pioneer’s death to Rolling Stone. The… Read more“Blurb: The Legacy Of Little Richard”

Blurb: Ernie Coombs’ Legacy Is Still Being Felt Today

For many Canadian kids who grew up in the 60′s well into the 90′s, their childhoods always had something called the Tickle Trunk and a dog named Finnegan among them. Ernie Coombs who portrayed the popular children’s character Mr. Dressup still continues to delight and inspire generations of people the… Read more“Blurb: Ernie Coombs’ Legacy Is Still Being Felt Today”

Blurb: Hal Johnson Speaks From The Heart

If you were a child of the 80′s, you undoubtedly saw Hal Johnson and Joanne McLeod on your Television set in their popular Body Break Segments like this one: Now one of my childhood heroes is speaking out on the reasons he started Body Break in a 5 Minute Video… Read more“Blurb: Hal Johnson Speaks From The Heart”

Blurb: Bugs Bunny Turns 80

80 years ago today, (July 27, 1940 to be exact) Bugs Bunny made his debut. Created by Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons) Bugs is an anthropomorphic gray and white rabbit or hare who is famous for his flippant, rousing personality. He is also characterized by a Brooklyn accent, his portrayal as a trickster, and his… Read more“Blurb: Bugs Bunny Turns 80”

Blurb: NHL Legend Eddie Shack Dies at 83

Eddie Shack, the larger than life hockey player who played for six NHL Teams from 1959-1975 died yesterday at 83. Known by his many legions of fans as “The Entertainer” and “The Nose” Born in Sudbury Ontario, Shack’s playing career started with the Guelph Biltmores playing for five seasons starting… Read more“Blurb: NHL Legend Eddie Shack Dies at 83”