Category: 1970s

Tania (The Hearst Mystique)

It would be interesting to conduct a quick straw poll to see just what sort of name recognition Patty Hearst gets these days. I suspect that people under, say, age 42 may know the name, but have no idea who…

Kaddish For Reuben

Considering he’s just a TV character, some of the crustiest punks I know have had surprisingly strong feelings about Reuben Kincaid. It boils down to family issues and the search for a suitable male role model. Needless to say, these…

Dyna Girl in the Twilight Zone

Before she was Electra Woman’s better half in Electra Woman & Dyna Girl, Judy Strangis had a small role as Cora, the smart-mouthed preteen in the hour-long Twilight Zone episode, “The Bard,” which aired May 23, 1963.  

The Love Boat

You know what “Love Boat’s” secret is? It’s got that theme song that sucks you right in.  First it draws you in with the buildup of the verses (Love, exciting and new/come aboard we’re expecting you), a buildup that swells…