Tag Archives: Orson Welles

On turning 50 and celebrating my 25th anniversary with Linette on the same day

I’ve now been with Linette for exactly half my life. Today marks not only the 50th anniversary of my birth, but the 25th anniversary of our first date. Saying that I shouldn’t just be sitting around the house on my 25th birthday, Linette drove out to Ann Arbor, picked me up, and took me for […]

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Our son came into our bedroom tonight and I got some adorable footage

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Digging though the Hollywood archives: Ted Healy’s drawing of Wallace Beery, and Wallace Beery’s murder of Ted Healy

Every once in a while, I’ve been known to go off on a tangent. Something obscure will pique my interest, and, for whatever reason, I find that I’m not able to let it go. (Does anyone remember my interest in the large school bell that was rung by the 19 year old Orson Welles in […]

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Jazz Planet promises to bring War of the Worlds to Ypsilanti on Halloween night

As I’ve never met the folks behind this project, and have no clue as to how good it will be, I probably shouldn’t be promoting it, but, as a huge fan of both H.G. Wells and Orson Welles, and a life-long lover of radio drama, I didn’t feel as though I had a choice. When […]

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The unsolved mystery of Jack Brown’s 1984 murder in Ypsilanti

Every once in a while, my OCD gets the best of me, and I find myself going off on a tangent, obsessed by some little thing that, if I were anyone else, I’d probably just disregard. Recently, as you might recall, I got a little fixated, for whatever reason, by a large bell that figured […]

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