|—||Stephen Colbert on the loss of his late mother, Lorna Colbert.|
Ramblin’ Raft Race
May 21, 1977-The Ramblin’ Raft Race was an annual Memorial Day weekend race on the Chattahoochee River that took place from 1969 to 1980. The event drew national attention when the Guinness Book of World Records called it the world’s largest spectator sporting event and Dan Rather reported on it.
Photo by Calvin Cruce
Ah, the 1970s…
So much to love here, be it that I had forgotten the Dave Garroway Show or that Quill’s management at Amphion regarded a gig at Rhode Island State Prison to be worthy of discussion (taking the Johnny Cash/Folsom Prison angle). [Hat tip to the TMBG Facebook page]
I’ve always respected Patrick Stewart as an actor, I now admire him as a human being. #DomesticAbuseAwareness
What Sarah Said — “Who’s gonna watch you die” A lyric that almost always makes me tear up. Yeah, I am that guy.
I cannot believe this year will mark 10 years since George Plimpton died.