The Tonight Show

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/23/23 – TALK SHOW HOST DAY!

There was Johnny Carson and there was everyone else. He took over the Tonight Show when the very popular Jack Paar unexpectedly retired in 1962, a semi-obscure WW2 Navy Ensign, comedian, magician and game show host from Nebraska. It seemed to many an odd choice for NBC’s successful late night franchise, and a temporary measure. Temporary as in […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 7/29/23 – PROFESSOR IRWIN COREY DAY!

Today  we celebrate “The World’s Foremost Authority” on NATIONAL PROFESSOR IRWIN COREY DAY! Born in Brooklyn on July 29, 1914, Irwin Corey lived an eventful century plus. Raised in a orphanage because his parents were poverty stricken, he took off at age 13, riding the rails to California, where he enrolled in high school. During

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