227 relations: A Man Called Dagger, Abbott and Costello, Ad libitum, Albert Brooks, Alice in Wonderland (1985 film), American Broadcasting Company, Andy Griffith, Anthology series, Aretha Franklin, Arizona State University, Arthur Godfrey, Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts, Associated Press, Attila, Audrey Meadows, Belle Montrose, Betty Grable, Bill Dana, Bob Crosby, Bob Einstein, Bob Haggart, Bob Hope, Bobby Darin, Brunswick Records, Burbank, California, California, Camp Roberts, California, Capital punishment in the United States, CBS, Center for Inquiry, Charles Darwin, Chicago, Chris Mortensen, Christian right, Church of Scientology, Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Cottage cheese, Count Basie, Critical thinking, David Letterman, Dayton Allen, Death Penalty Focus, Decca Records, Democratic Party (United States), Disklavier, Dog food, Don Knotts, Donn Trenner, Ed McMahon, Ed Sullivan, ..., Ella Fitzgerald, Elvis Presley, Emily Dickinson, Encino, Los Angeles, Ernie Kovacs, Errol Flynn, Esther Williams, Eydie Gormé, Fats Domino, Floyd Cramer, Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Frank Rosolino, Frank Zappa, Frankie Laine, Fred Allen, Freedom of speech, Freethought, Gabriel Dell, Galileo Galilei, Garry Moore, Gene Rayburn, General semantics, George Carlin, George Gershwin, Gerald Heard, Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition, Gypsy Boots, Harry Shearer, HBO, Herb Ellis, Herb Sargent, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Homicide: Life on the Street, Hood ornament, Hound, Hound Dog (song), Howard Stern, Humanism, I've Got a Secret, Illinois, Imogene Coca, Infantry, Institute of General Semantics, Internet Infidels, Irish Catholics, Irwin Allen, Irwin Corey, Isaac Asimov, James Bond, James Garner, Jay Leno, Jayne Meadows, Jerry Lee Lewis, Jerry Lewis, Jimmy Dorsey, John Byner, Johnny Carson, Johnny Guarnieri, Joseph Tushinsky, Judy Garland, Julius Sumner Miller, June Foray, Karl Marx, KFAC (radio station), Kim Novak, KNX (AM), KOY, Larry Gelbart, Lenny Bruce, Liberace, Liberalism in the United States, Lionel Hampton, Lipton, List of years in television, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Times, Louis Jordan, Louis Nye, Mack Sennett, Margaret Whiting, Marie Antoinette, Mark Simone, Martha Raye, Martin Gardner, Match Game, Maverick (TV series), McGuire Sisters, Meeting of Minds, Mike Wallace, Milton Berle, Moonglow (song), Morris Stoloff, Mutual Broadcasting System, National Student Film Institute, NBC, NBC Studios (New York City), New Eyes for the Needy, New York City, Nuclear proliferation, Oatmeal, Oscar Brown, Oscar Peterson, Our Miss Brooks, Panelist, Parents Television Council, Pat Carroll (actress), Pat Harrington Jr., Paul Kurtz, Paul Mantee, PBS, Perry Como, Phoenix, Arizona, Polaroid Corporation, Prometheus Books, Ray Bauduc, Ray Brown (musician), Regis Philbin, Republican Party (United States), Richard Dawson, Richard Dreyfuss, Rob Reiner, Robin Williams, Rock and roll, Roger Williams (pianist), Ronald Stein, Ruth Buzzi, Sammy Davis Jr., Secular humanism, Shock jock, Skeptic (US magazine), Skeptical movement, Socrates, Sophie Tucker, Soulful Brass, South Side, Chicago, St. Elsewhere, Stage Show (TV series), Stan Kenton, Steve Lawrence, Steve Martin, Sylvester Weaver (executive), Teddy Edwards, Teddy Wilson, Television Hall of Fame, Tempe, Arizona, The Answer Man, The Benny Goodman Story, The Collins Kids, The DuPont Show with June Allyson, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Judy Garland Show, The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom, The Simpsons, The Skeptics Society, The Steve Allen Playhouse, The Steve Allen Show, The Steve Allen Theater, The Three Stooges, The Tonight Show, The Treniers, Theme from Picnic, Thomas More, Thomas Paine, Today (U.S. TV program), Tom Poston, Tommy Dorsey, Tony Bennett, Traditionalist Catholicism, Tympany Five, United States Army, Vaudeville, Vine Street, Vox populi, What's My Line?, Witness to Yesterday, WNBC, World War II. Expand index (177 more) » « Shrink index
A Man Called Dagger (1968) is a low-budget spy film that was the first collaboration between director Richard Rush, cinematographer László Kovács and stuntman Gary Warner Kent (who also did the film's special effects).
Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s.
Ad libitum is Latin for "at one's pleasure" or "as you desire"; it is often shortened to "ad lib" (as an adjective or adverb) or "ad-lib" (as a verb or noun).
Albert Lawrence Brooks (born Einstein; July 22, 1947) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and director.
Alice in Wonderland is a 1985 two-part made-for-television film adaptation of Lewis Carroll's books Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Andy Samuel Griffith (June 1, 1926 – July 3, 2012) was an American actor, comedian, television producer, Southern gospel singer, and writer, whose career spanned seven decades of music and television.
An anthology series is a radio, television or book series that presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode or season/series.
Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer and songwriter.
Arizona State University (commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State) is a public metropolitan research university on five campuses across the Phoenix metropolitan area, and four regional learning centers throughout Arizona.
Arthur Morton Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983) was an American radio and television broadcaster and entertainer who was sometimes introduced by his nickname, The Old Redhead.
Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (also known as Talent Scouts) was an American radio and television variety show which ran on CBS from 1946 until 1958.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Attila (fl. circa 406–453), frequently called Attila the Hun, was the ruler of the Huns from 434 until his death in March 453.
Audrey Meadows (born Audrey Cotter, February 8, 1922 – February 3, 1996) was an American actress best known for her role as the deadpan housewife Alice Kramden on the 1950s American television comedy The Honeymooners.
Belle Montrose, born Isabelle Donohue in Illinois, (April 23, 1886 – October 26, 1964) was an Irish-American actress and vaudeville performer.
Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973) was an American actress, pin-up girl, dancer, and singer.
William Szathmary (October 5, 1924 June 15, 2017), known professionally by his stage name Bill Dana, was an American comedian, actor, and screenwriter.
George Robert Crosby (August 23, 1913 – March 9, 1993) was an American jazz singer and bandleader, known for his group the Bob-Cats.
Stewart Robert Einstein (born November 20, 1942) is an American actor, comedy writer and producer, who is best known for creating and performing the satirical stuntman character Super Dave Osborne.
Robert Sherwood Haggart (March 13, 1914 – December 2, 1998) was a dixieland jazz double bass player, composer, and arranger.
Sir Leslie Townes Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) known professionally as Bob Hope, was an English-American stand-up comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete, and author.
Bobby Darin (born Walden Robert Cassotto; May 14, 1936 – December 20, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actor in film and television.
Brunswick Records is an American record label founded in 1916.
Burbank is a city in Los Angeles County in Southern California, United States, northwest of downtown Los Angeles.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Camp Roberts is a California National Guard post in central California, located on both sides of the Salinas River in Monterey and San Luis Obispo counties, now run by the California Army National Guard.
Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United States, currently used by 31 states, the federal government, and the military.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
The Center for Inquiry (CFI) is a nonprofit educational organization.
Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chris Mortensen (born November 7, 1951) is an American journalist providing reports for ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown, SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, and ESPN.com.
Christian right or religious right is a term used mainly in the United States to label conservative Christian political factions that are characterized by their strong support of socially conservative policies.
The Church of Scientology is a multinational network and hierarchy of numerous ostensibly independent but interconnected corporate entities and other organizations devoted to the practice, administration and dissemination of Scientology, a new religious movement.
The Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), is a program within the transnational American non-profit educational organization Center for Inquiry (CFI), which seeks to "promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the use of reason in examining controversial and extraordinary claims." Paul Kurtz proposed the establishment of CSICOP in 1976 as an independent non-profit organization (before merging with CFI as one of its programs in 2015), to counter what he regarded as an uncritical acceptance of, and support for, paranormal claims by both the media and society in general.
Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese curd product with a mild flavor.
William James "Count" Basie (August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984) was an American jazz pianist, organist, bandleader, and composer.
Critical thinking is the objective analysis of facts to form a judgment.
David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
Dayton Allen (September 24, 1919 – November 11, 2004) was a comedian and voice actor.
Founded in 1988, Death Penalty Focus is a non-profit organization dedicated to the abolition of capital punishment through grassroots organizing, research, and the dissemination of information about the death penalty and its alternatives.
Decca Records is a British record label established in 1929 by Edward Lewis.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Disklavier is the brand name for a family of high-tech reproducing pianos made by Yamaha Corporation.
Dog food is food specifically formulated and intended for consumption by dogs and other related canines.
Jesse Donald Knotts (July 21, 1924 – February 24, 2006) was an American actor and comedian, best known as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, a 1960s sitcom for which he earned five Emmy Awards.
Donald "Donn" Trenner (born March 10, 1927 in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American jazz pianist and arranger.
Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. (March 6, 1923 – June 23, 2009) was an American announcer, game show host, comedian, actor and singer.
Edward Vincent "Ed" Sullivan (September 28, 1901 – October 13, 1974) was an American television personality, sports and entertainment reporter, and syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News and the Chicago Tribune New York News Syndicate.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (December 10, 1830 – May 15, 1886) was an American poet.
Encino is a neighborhood in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, United States.
Ernest Edward "Ernie" Kovacs (January 23, 1919 – January 13, 1962) was an American comedian, actor, and writer.
Errol Leslie Flynn (20 June 1909 – 14 October 1959) was an Australian-born American actor who achieved fame in Hollywood after 1935.
Esther Jane Williams (August 8, 1921 – June 6, 2013) was an American competitive swimmer and actress.
Eydie Gormé (born Edith Garmezano; August 16, 1928 – August 10, 2013) was an American singer who performed solo as well as with her husband, Steve Lawrence, in popular ballads and swing.
Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (February 26, 1928 – October 24, 2017) was an American pianist and singer-songwriter.
Floyd Cramer (October 27, 1933 – December 31, 1997) was an American Hall of Fame pianist who was one of the architects of the Nashville sound.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park – Hollywood Hills is one of the six Forest Lawn cemeteries in Southern California.
Frank Rosolino (August 20, 1926 – November 26, 1978) was an American jazz trombonist.
Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker.
Frankie Laine (born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio; March 30, 1913 – February 6, 2007) was an Italian American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spanned 75 years, from his first concerts in 1930 with a marathon dance company to his final performance of "That's My Desire" in 2005.
John Florence Sullivan (May 31, 1894 – March 17, 1956), known professionally as Fred Allen, was an American comedian.
Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or sanction.
Freethought (or "free thought") is a philosophical viewpoint which holds that positions regarding truth should be formed on the basis of logic, reason, and empiricism, rather than authority, tradition, revelation, or dogma.
Gabriel Dell (October 8, 1919 – July 3, 1988) was an American actor and one of the members of what came to be known as the Dead End Kids, then later the East Side Kids and finally The Bowery Boys.
Galileo Galilei (15 February 1564Drake (1978, p. 1). The date of Galileo's birth is given according to the Julian calendar, which was then in force throughout Christendom. In 1582 it was replaced in Italy and several other Catholic countries with the Gregorian calendar. Unless otherwise indicated, dates in this article are given according to the Gregorian calendar. – 8 January 1642) was an Italian polymath.
Garry Moore (January 31, 1915 – November 28, 1993) was an American entertainer, comedic personality, game show host, and humorist best known for his work in television.
Gene Rayburn (December 22, 1917 – November 29, 1999) was an American radio and television personality.
General semantics is a self improvement and therapy program begun in the 1920s that seeks to regulate human mental habits and behaviors.
George Denis Patrick Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and social critic.
George Jacob Gershwin (September 26, 1898 July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist.
Henry FitzGerald Heard (6 October 1889 – 14 August 1971), commonly called Gerald Heard, was a British-born American historian, science writer, public lecturer, educator, and philosopher.
The Grammy Award for Best Original Jazz Composition was awarded from 1961 to 1967.
Gypsy Boots (August 19, 1915 – August 8, 2004), born Robert Bootzin (also known as Boots Bootzin), was an American fitness pioneer, actor and writer.
Harry Julius Shearer (born December 23, 1943) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer, musician, radio host, director and producer.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
Mitchell Herbert Ellis (August 4, 1921 – March 28, 2010) was an American jazz guitarist.
Herbert Sargent (July 15, 1923 – May 6, 2005) was an American television writer, a producer for such comedy shows as The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live, and a screenwriter (Bye Bye Braverman).
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit.
A hood/bonnet ornament, radiator cap, motor mascot or car mascot is a specially crafted model which symbolizes a car company like a badge, located on the front center portion of the hood.
A hound is a type of dog used by hunters to track or chase prey.
"Hound Dog" is a twelve-bar blues song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism and empiricism) over acceptance of dogma or superstition.
I've Got a Secret is a panel game show produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman for CBS television.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
Imogene Coca (born Emogeane Coca; November 18, 1908 – June 2, 2001) was an American comic actress best known for her role opposite Sid Caesar on Your Show of Shows.
Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.
The Institute of General Semantics (IGS) is a not-for-profit corporation established in 1938 by Alfred Korzybski, to support research and publication on the topic of General Semantics.
Internet Infidels, Inc.
Irish Catholics are an ethnoreligious group native to Ireland that are both Catholic and Irish.
Irwin Allen (June 12, 1916 – November 2, 1991) was an American television, documentary and film director and producer with a varied career who became known as the "Master of Disaster" for his work in the disaster film genre.
"Professor" Irwin Corey (July 29, 1914 – February 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comic, film actor and activist, often billed as The World's Foremost Authority.
Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Garner (born James Scott Bumgarner; April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014) was an American actor, producer, and voice artist.
James Douglas Muir Leno (born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host.
Jayne Meadows (born Jane Meadows Cotter; September 27, 1919 – April 26, 2015), also known as Jayne Meadows-Allen, was an American stage, film and television actress, as well as an author and lecturer.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.
Jerry Lewis (born Joseph Levitch, March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017) was an American comedian, actor, singer, humanitarian, director, screenwriter, producer, headliner and author.
James Dorsey (February 29, 1904 – June 12, 1957) was a prominent American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and big band leader.
John Byner (born John Biener; June 28, 1938) is an American actor, comedian, and impressionist who has had a lengthy television and movie career.
John William Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer.
John Albert "Johnny" Guarnieri (March 23, 1917 – January 7, 1985) was an American jazz and stride pianist, born in New York City.
Joseph Tushinsky, (1910 in New York City – 1988 in Encino, California) was an American electronics industry pioneer, inventor and musician who co-founded Sony/Superscope Inc. in 1954.
Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American singer, actress, and vaudevillian.
Julius Sumner Miller (May 17, 1909April 14, 1987) was an American physicist and television personality.
June Lucille Foray (née Forer; September 18, 1917 – July 26, 2017) was an American voice actress who was best known as the voice of such animated characters as Rocky the Flying Squirrel, Lucifer from Disney's Cinderella, Cindy Lou Who, Jokey Smurf, Granny from the Warner Bros. cartoons directed by Friz Freleng, Grammi Gummi from Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears series, and Magica De Spell, among many others.
Karl MarxThe name "Karl Heinrich Marx", used in various lexicons, is based on an error.
KFAC was a commercial classical music radio station in Los Angeles, broadcasting for most of its life on 1330 kHz AM, and subsequently in both simulcast and separate programming on 92.3 MHz FM as well.
Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak (born February 13, 1933) is a retired American film and television actress.
KNX, a Los Angeles, California AM radio station broadcasting on 1070 kHz, is one of eight all-news format stations owned by Entercom.
KOY (1230 AM) in Phoenix is the oldest radio station in the state of Arizona.
Larry Simon Gelbart (February 25, 1928 – September 11, 2009) was an American television writer, playwright, screenwriter, director and author, most famous as a creator and producer of the television series M*A*S*H, and as co-writer of Broadway musicals City of Angels and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.
Leonard Alfred Schneider (October 13, 1925 – August 3, 1966), better known by his stage name Lenny Bruce, was an American stand-up comedian, social critic, and satirist.
Władziu Valentino Liberace (May 16, 1919 – February 4, 1987), known mononymously as Liberace, was an American pianist, singer, and actor.
Liberalism in the United States is a broad political philosophy centered on what many see as the unalienable rights of the individual.
Lionel Leo Hampton (April 20, 1908 – August 31, 2002) was an American jazz vibraphonist, pianist, percussionist, bandleader and actor.
Lipton is a British brand of tea, owned by the company Unilever and led by CEO Dylan Wong.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Louis Thomas Jordan (July 8, 1908 – February 4, 1975) was a pioneering American musician, songwriter and bandleader who was popular from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.
Louis Nye (May 1, 1913 – October 9, 2005) was an American comedic actor.
Mack Sennett (born Michael Sinnott; January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American film director and producer, known as the King of Comedy.
Margaret Eleanor Whiting (July 22, 1924 – January 10, 2011) was a singer of American popular music and country music who first made her reputation during the 1940s and 1950s.
Marie Antoinette (born Maria Antonia Josepha Johanna; 2 November 1755 – 16 October 1793) was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution.
Mark Simone is an American radio personality heard on WOR in New York City, New York weekdays from 10 AM to 12 PM.
Martha Raye (August 27, 1916 – October 19, 1994) was an American comic actress and singer who performed in movies, and later on television.
Martin Gardner (October 21, 1914May 22, 2010) was an American popular mathematics and popular science writer, with interests also encompassing scientific skepticism, micromagic, philosophy, religion, and literature—especially the writings of Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, and G. K. Chesterton.
Match Game is an American television panel game show that premiered on NBC in 1962 and was revived several times over the course of the next few decades.
Maverick is an American Western television series with comedic overtones created by Roy Huggins and originally starring James Garner.
The McGuire Sisters were a singing trio in American popular music.
Meeting of Minds is a television series, created by Steve Allen, which aired on PBS from 1977 to 1981.
Myron Leon "Mike" Wallace (May 9, 1918 – April 7, 2012) was an American journalist, game show host, actor, and media personality.
Milton Berle (born Mendel Berlinger; July 12, 1908 – March 27, 2002) was an American comedian and actor.
"Moonglow", also known as "Moonglow and Love" is a 1933 popular song.
Morris Stoloff (1 August 1898 – 16 April 1980) was a musical composer.
The Mutual Broadcasting System (commonly referred to simply as Mutual; sometimes referred to as MBS, Mutual Radio or the Mutual Radio Network; corporate name Mutual Broadcasting System, Inc.) was an American commercial radio network in operation from 1934 to 1999.
The National Student Film Institute (NSFI), formerly the Los Angeles Student Film Institute (LASFI), was founded in 1978 by Brenda Norman, Dave Master, Jutti Marsh and Ralph Rogers as a festival for films made by children from kindergarten through ninth grade.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
NBC Studios are located in the historic 30 Rockefeller Plaza (on Sixth Avenue between 49th and 50th streets) in the borough of Manhattan, New York City.
New Eyes for the Needy is a non-profit organization started in 1932 as New Eyes (incorporated 1948) and based in Short Hills, New Jersey, which provides people in the United States with eyeglasses and sends recycled eyeglasses to needy people overseas.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
Nuclear proliferation is the spread of nuclear weapons, fissionable material, and weapons-applicable nuclear technology and information to nations not recognized as "Nuclear Weapon States" by the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Non-Proliferation Treaty or NPT.
Oatmeal is made of hulled oat grains – groats – that have either been milled (ground), steel-cut, or rolled.
Oscar Brown Jr. (October 10, 1926May 29, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter, playwright, poet, civil rights activist, and actor.
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.
Our Miss Brooks is an American sitcom starring Eve Arden as a sardonic high-school English teacher.
Category:Political terminology Category:Informal legal terminology Category:Television terminology Category:Radio terminology.
The Parents Television Council (PTC) is a United States-based censorship advocacy group founded by conservative Christian Republican Catholic activist L. Brent Bozell III in 1995.
Patricia Ann Carroll (born May 5, 1927) is an American actress, voice actress and comedian.
Daniel Patrick Harrington Jr. (August 13, 1929 – January 6, 2016) was an American voice, stage, and television actor, best known for his role as building superintendent "Schneider" on the CBS sitcom One Day at a Time.
Paul Kurtz (December 21, 1925 – October 20, 2012) was a prominent American scientific skeptic and secular humanist.
Paul Mantee (January 9, 1931 – November 7, 2013) was an American film and television actor.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pierino Ronald "Perry" Como (May 18, 1913 – May 12, 2001) was an American singer and television personality.
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona.
Polaroid is an American company that is a brand licensor and marketer of its portfolio of consumer electronics to companies that distribute consumer electronics and eyewear.
Prometheus Books is a publishing company founded in August 1969 by the philosopher Paul Kurtz (who was also the founder of the Council for Secular Humanism, Center for Inquiry, and co-founder of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry).
Ray Bauduc (June 18, 1906 – January 8, 1988) was a jazz drummer best known for his work with the Bob Crosby Orchestra and their band-within-a-band, the Bobcats, between 1935 and 1942.
Raymond Matthews Brown (October 13, 1926 – July 2, 2002) was an African American jazz double bassist known for extensive work with Oscar Peterson and Ella Fitzgerald.
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (born August 25, 1931) is an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; 20 November 1932 – 2 June 2012) was a British-American actor and comedian, and a game show host and panelist in the United States.
Richard Stephen Dreyfuss (né Dreyfus; born October 29, 1947) is an American actor best known for starring in popular films during the 1970s through 1990s, including American Graffiti, Jaws, Stand by Me, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, The Goodbye Girl, Always, and Mr. Holland's Opus.
Robert Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Roger Williams (born Louis Jacob Weertz, October 1, 1924 – October 8, 2011) was an American popular music pianist.
Ronald Stein (April 12, 1930 – August 15, 1988) was an American film composer.
Ruth Ann Buzzi (born July 24, 1936) is an American actress, comedian and singer.
Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor and comedian.
Secular humanism is a philosophy or life stance that embraces human reason, ethics, and philosophical naturalism while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, pseudoscience, and superstition as the basis of morality and decision making.
A shock jock is a type of radio broadcaster or disc jockey who entertains listeners or attracts attention using humor and/or melodramatic exaggeration that some portion of the listening audience may find offensive.
Skeptic, colloquially known as Skeptic magazine, is a quarterly science education and science advocacy magazine published internationally by The Skeptics Society, a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting scientific skepticism and resisting the spread of pseudoscience, superstition, and irrational beliefs.
The skeptical movement (also spelled sceptical) is a modern social movement based on the idea of scientific skepticism (also called rational skepticism).
Socrates (Sōkrátēs,; – 399 BC) was a classical Greek (Athenian) philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, and as being the first moral philosopher, of the Western ethical tradition of thought.
Sophie Tuck (January 13, 1887 – February 9, 1966), known professionally as Sophie Tucker, was a Ukrainian-born American singer, comedian, actress, and radio personality.
Soulful Brass is an album by American jazz composer/arranger Oliver Nelson and pianist/entertainer Steve Allen featuring performances recorded in 1968 for the Impulse! label.
The South Side is a region of the city of Chicago.
Stage Show was a popular music variety series broadcast in the United States on the CBS Television Network and originally hosted on alternate weeks by big band leaders and brothers Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey.
Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was an American popular music and jazz artist.
Steve Lawrence (born Sidney Liebowitz; July 8, 1935) is an American singer and actor, best known as a member of a duo with his wife Eydie Gormé, billed as "Steve and Eydie".
Stephen Glenn Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and musician.
Sylvester Laflin Weaver Jr., (December 21, 1908 – March 15, 2002), known as Pat Weaver, was an American radio advertising executive, who became president of NBC between 1953 and 1955.
Theodore Marcus Edwards (April 26, 1924 – April 20, 2003) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist on the west coast of the U.S.
Theodore Shaw Wilson (November 24, 1912 – July 31, 1986) was an American jazz pianist.
The Television Academy Hall of Fame was founded by a former president of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), John H. Mitchell (1921–1988), to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S. television.
Tempe (Oidbaḍ in Pima), also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2017 population of 185,038.
The Answer Man was a United States 15-minute radio program that aired from 1937 to 1956 on the Mutual Broadcasting System and also in syndication.
The Benny Goodman Story is a biographical film starring Steve Allen and Donna Reed, directed by Valentine Davies and released by Universal-International in 1956.
The Collins Kids are an American rockabilly duo featuring Lawrencine "Lorrie" Collins (born May 7, 1942) and her younger brother Lawrence "Larry" Collins (born October 4, 1944).
The DuPont Show with June Allyson (also known as The June Allyson Show) is an American anthology drama series which aired on CBS from September 21, 1959, to April 3, 1961, with rebroadcasts continuing until June 12, 1961.
The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.
The Judy Garland Show is an American musical variety television series that aired on CBS on Sunday nights during the 1963–1964 television season.
The Pat Boone Chevy Showroom is a half-hour variety show that aired on ABC-TV from October 3, 1957 to June 23, 1960, starring the young singer Pat Boone and a host of top-name guest stars sponsored by Chevrolet.
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.
The Skeptics Society is a nonprofit, member-supported organization devoted to promoting scientific skepticism and resisting the spread of pseudoscience, superstition, and irrational beliefs.
The Steve Allen Playhouse was a vaudeville and film theater in Hollywood, California.
The Steve Allen Show is an American variety show hosted by Steve Allen from June 1956 to June 1960 on NBC, from September 1961 to December 1961 on ABC, from the Museum of Broadcast Communications and in first-run syndication from 1962 to 1964.
The Steve Allen Theater at the Center for Inquiry in Hollywood, California, was a 99-seat theater which was developed by founding artistic director Amit Itelman.
The Three Stooges were an American vaudeville and comedy team active from 1922 until 1970, best known for their 190 short subject films by Columbia Pictures that have been regularly airing on television since 1958.
The Tonight Show is an American late-night talk show currently broadcast from the NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in New York City (and previously from various studios in the Los Angeles region) and airing on NBC since 1954.
The Treniers were an American R&B and jump blues musical group led by identical twins Cliff and Claude Trenier.
"Theme from Picnic" is a popular song, originated in the 1955 movie Picnic, starring Kim Novak and William Holden, which was based on the play of the same name.
Sir Thomas More (7 February 14786 July 1535), venerated in the Catholic Church as Saint Thomas More, was an English lawyer, social philosopher, author, statesman, and noted Renaissance humanist.
Thomas Paine (born Thomas Pain; – In the contemporary record as noted by Conway, Paine's birth date is given as January 29, 1736–37. Common practice was to use a dash or a slash to separate the old-style year from the new-style year. In the old calendar, the new year began on March 25, not January 1. Paine's birth date, therefore, would have been before New Year, 1737. In the new style, his birth date advances by eleven days and his year increases by one to February 9, 1737. The O.S. link gives more detail if needed. – June 8, 1809) was an English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theorist and revolutionary.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
Thomas Gordon Poston (October 17, 1921 – April 30, 2007) was an American television and film actor.
Thomas Francis Dorsey Jr. (November 19, 1905 – November 26, 1956) was an American jazz trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader of the Big Band era.
Anthony Dominick Benedetto (born August 3, 1926), known professionally as Tony Bennett, is an American singer of traditional pop standards, big band, show tunes, and jazz.
Traditionalist Catholicism is a movement of Catholics in favour of restoring many or all of the customs, traditions, liturgical forms, public and private devotions and presentations of the teaching of the Catholic Church before the Second Vatican Council (1962–65).
Tympany Five was a successful and influential rhythm and blues and jazz dance band founded by Louis Jordan in 1938.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.
Vine Street is a street in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California that runs north-south from Melrose Avenue up past Hollywood Boulevard.
What's My Line? is a panel game show that originally ran in the United States on the CBS Television Network from 1950 to 1967, with several international versions and subsequent U.S. revivals.
Witness to Yesterday is a Canadian docudrama television series which featured staged interviews with historical personalities.
WNBC, virtual channel 4 (digital channel 36 (sharing with WNJU)), is the flagship station of the NBC television network, licensed to New York City and serving the New York City metropolitan area. It is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal and operates as part of a television duopoly with WNJU (channel 47). WNBC's studios are co-located with NBC's corporate headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan and its transmitter is located at One World Trade Center. WNBC holds the distinction as the oldest continuously operating commercial television station in the United States. In the few areas of the eastern United States where an NBC station is not receivable over-the-air, WNBC is available on satellite via DirecTV. It is also carried on certain cable providers in markets where an NBC affiliate is unavailable and Dish Network. DirecTV also allows subscribers in Greater Los Angeles to receive WNBC for an additional monthly fee.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Allen, Steve, Patrick William Allen, Stephen Patrick Allen, Stephen Patrick William Allen, Stephen Valentine, Stephen Valentine Allen, Stephen Valentine Patrick Allen, Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen, Stephen Valentine William Allen, Stephen William Allen, Steve Allen (comedian), Valentine Allen, Valentine Patrick Allen, Valentine Patrick William Allen, Valentine William Allen.