Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Yeoman Rand and Star Trek

Based on her prominence in these pre-show publicity photos from '66, it becomes obvious that Grace Lee Whitney's Yeoman Janice Rand was meant for bigger things on the now-classic sci-fi series which debuted on television exactly 49 years ago this week!



Monday, September 7, 2015

R.I.P. Judy Carne

Although her greatest fame would came with LAUGH-IN a few years later, in '66 the delightfully English Judy Carne was being hyped right alongside my two all-time favorite sitcom ladies, Marlo Thomas and Elizabeth Montgomery, for her well-remembered but short-lived series, LOVE ON A ROOFTOP. 

Wednesday, August 5, 2015


On this date in '66, The Beatles' REVOLVER was released, so titled because the record "revolved" on the turntable. For many--myself included--it is considered the group's best overall album and the one that has most stood the test of time! They were definitely at a creative peak here.