An unheralded Nat King Cole classic that only reached #99 on the charts in 1958. The post Club 99: Nat King Cole, “Nothing in the World” appeared first on The Man in the Gray Fla… Read More
These days preserving memories of Halloween parties and trick or treating is as simple as clicking an icon on your phone. Back in the day it not only meant fumbling with a camera and film, b… Read More
A national newspaper ad for The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, ABC 1976. The post Don’t Touch That Dial #3: The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, 1976 appeared first on The Man in the Gray… Read More
If there’s one thing I love even more than Halloween, it’s a Halloween pinup. This 1940s Paulette Goddard photo is rather tame by my usual standards but it’s a beauty just… Read More
After sitting out for a few years, I’m back on the roster as a Halloween Cryptkeeper! That means throughout this month you’ll see all sorts of fun, spooky posts with a… Read More
NBC's Prime Time schedule for September 21, 1973. The post TV Listings Flashback: NBC Prime Time, September 21, 1973 appeared first on The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit Read More
I don’t know about you, but there comes a point when convenience goes too far, and things just get weird. Case in point: This 1950 advertisement for Swift’s Premium Canned Hambur… Read More
The Dodge Polara was an automobile introduced in the United States for the 1960 model year as Dodge’s top-of-the-line full-size car; after the introduction of the Dodge Custom 880 in 1… Read More
I Dig Chicks (Capitol Records ST/T 1193, 1959) is more properly billed to the Jonah Jones Quartet, but I’m not about to quibble. This cover is at once way too on the nose and supr… Read More
In Club 99, I look at songs that peaked at position #99 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, and help to put them into context. Together we can decide if the song deserved more succe… Read More
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