Monthly Archives July 2012

Zoom

Zoom

Zoom was a television series that originally ran from 1972 to 1978 on PBS. The series was produced by WGBH-TV in Boston. That’s Zoom, Z-DOUBLE O-M, Box 350, Boston, Mass, 0-2-1-3-4. Oh yeah, you know you watched and sang along until the the closing theme song was done.

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The Gong Show

The Gong Show

One of my favorite shows from the 1970’s was The Gong Show. I loved Gene Gene The Dancing Machine, The Unknown Comic and the judges who were always off the hook. Chuck Barris was also hysterical. The talent was usually so bad that it was good. You really wanted the contestants to be bad so the judges could give them the GONG!!!

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The Electric Company

The Electric Company

The Electric Company was an educational children’s television series produced by the Children’s Television Workshop (now called Sesame Workshop) for PBS. The Electric Company ran for 780 episodes of over the course of six seasons from October 25, 1971 to April 15, 1977, and continued in re-runs from 1977 to 1985.

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Bookwater’s Curse

Bookwater’s Curse

I met Steven at ECBACC and I was happy to see someone providing a different perspective on vampire stories. After speaking with Steven I knew I wanted to share his work with our visitors. I’m planning on taking his books with me to read on my vacation.

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Lazymills

Lazymills

New York City native, Lazymills is an artist, designer, comic artist and animator. Throughout her young career she has designed logos, graphics, concepts and has been a solo producer/onewoman production studio on two animated music videos for MC Frontalot, SYOR Rebel Youth Society LLC and JA RULE.

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Stevie Wonder

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Summer Short List – FELA!

Summer Short List – FELA!

Everybody say YEAH YEAH! I say oh HELL to the YEAH. FELA! is back for a limited run on broadway through August, 4th. If for some reason, like me, you are one of the few that missed the original run of this show you have been granted a once in a lifetime second chance to see something amazing that will transform you.

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Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Cornish Hens

Sista ToFunky’s Smoked Cornish Hens

Here is my recipe for my Smoked Cornish Hens.

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My FUNKY Documentary – “Coffee Shopping in Amsterdam”

My FUNKY Documentary – “Coffee Shopping in Amsterdam”

This video is my short film that was featured in two festivals in 2007 in New York, NY and on the isle of Martha’s Vineyard, MA. It discusses cannabis culture in Amsterdam, Holland and makes the distinction between legalization and decrminalization of marijuana. Decriminalization is the abolition of criminal penalties in relation to certain acts, perhaps retroactively, though perhaps regulated permits or fines might still apply.

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FORWARD

FORWARD
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Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli

Katz’s Deli is a New York Institution.

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Althea, Venus and Serena

Althea, Venus and Serena

The list of Black female Grand Slam tennis champions is a very short one. So is the list of Black female Olympic tennis champions. Among this very select group of Black female athletes is Althea Gibson and the Williams Sisters. Althea Gibson paved the way for all Blacks in tennis to follow. Venus and Serena have literally picked up the ball and crushed it.

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Michael Johnson: Survival Of The Fastest Documentary Controversy

Michael Johnson: Survival Of The Fastest Documentary Controversy

File this one under interesting…Michael Johnson, 1996 Olympic gold medalist in the 200m and 400m traces his roots to answer whether Olympic dominance by African American and Caribbean sprinters is a by product of Slavery. The documentary that explores this question was broadcast recently on Channel 4 in the UK.

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Magic Johnson – The Announcement

Magic Johnson – The Announcement

A few months ago, ESPN aired a documentary directed by Nelson George called The Announcement. I just had an opportunity to watch this. If you missed it, this is highly recommended viewing for basketball fans, students of sports history and most importantly Magic fans.

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Summer Short List – A Street Car Named Desire

Summer Short List – A Street Car Named Desire

Seeing A Streetcar Named Desire was on the top of my short list of things that I want to accomplish this summer. Finally got a chance to see It. LOVED IT. Highly recommend that if you haven’t seen it you get to the theatre before July 22nd when it leaves to go on tour. STELLLLLLLA!!!

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Sista ToFunky’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Sista ToFunky’s Blueberry BBQ Sauce

Here is my recipe for my Blueberry BBQ Sauce.

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Sista ToFunky’s Sauteed Baby Mustard Greens With Pancetta

Sista ToFunky’s Sauteed Baby Mustard Greens With Pancetta

Here is my recipe for my Sauteed Baby Mustard Greens with Pancetta.

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Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Ox Tails

Sista ToFunky’s BBQ Ox Tails

Here is my recipe for my BBQ Ox Tails.

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Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Sista ToFunky’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Here is my recipe for my Grilled Pineapple Salad.

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Sista ToFunky’s Tuna Burger

Sista ToFunky’s Tuna Burger

Here is my recipe for my Tuna Burgers.

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