Tag Archives: Ernie Kovacs

Jay's Goodbye

Last night was Jay Leno’s last Tonight Show. It wasn’t the most touching TV goodbye ever, but it was nice. Video here. Meanwhile, NBC still hasn’t acknowledged on their Tonight Show Experience website that Ernie Kovacs was a host of … Continue reading

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The Tonight Show and NBC Disses Ernie

Photo: Cover of Life Magazine, April 1957 Very few people realize that Ernie Kovacs was the host of the Tonight Show in the middle 1950s. And it doesn’t really help that NBC and television historians routinely neglect mentioning not just … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

Ernie Kovacs – Miklos Molnar prepares “Chicken Molnar” He would’ve had a blast with YouTube.

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Google Life

Google is hosting the archive of LIFE Magazine photos and illustrations from 1750 to the present day. I could waste days just pouring through these pages. This is an unpublished photo of Ernie Kovacs, taken soon after his award-winning Silent … Continue reading

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Don't Nobody Move

Just wanted to throw this out there… I don’t mean to brag, but October was our biggest month ever in terms of traffic. October visits were more than twice the September number. But with the campaign ending tomorrow, it’s very … Continue reading

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Edie Adams, It's Been Real

The late Ernie Kovacs is one of my creative heroes — in fact, a painting of Ernie lighting a stick of dynamite like a cigar hangs on the wall over my workstation. Last week, Ernie’s beloved “favorite wife” Edie Adams … Continue reading

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Morning Awesome

#7 from the 50 Greatest Sketches of All Time. The great Ernie Kovacs.

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David Walley: An American Original

A great American author and good friend died last week. He was a man perpetually ahead of his time and a true American original. I first learned about David Walley when I discovered the Ernie Kovacs biography David wrote called … Continue reading

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