Wednesday, February 21, 2007

A short stack, but a good one



Alias Smith and Jones: Season One. Simply the best tv show ever (although the second season's better than the first). A biography of co-star Pete Duel is due in late May.

The Slaves of Solitude by Patrick Hamilton. Recommended by Magnificent Octopus's Isabella.

The Liar's Diary by Simply Wait's Patry Francis.

9 comments:

  1. I must get the AS&J DVD!! Poor Pete - do you remember him and Judy Carne (of Laugh In fame) in Love on a Rooftop? I hope the biography is approached with some dignity and not just another Hollywood tell-all.

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  2. I noticed someone else recently reading The Liar's Diary. It looks interesting as does the Slaves of Solitude.

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  3. Sharon, I saw a few of the episodes in rerun after he'd died. Maybe they'll get around to releasing that one a decade or so from now.

    I'm keeping my fingers crossed about the bio. Paul Green's a fan, and worked on the AS&J annuals in the UK many years ago.

    Danielle--It was Diana who posted about Liar's Diary a week or so back.

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  4. I'm so glad Slaves was reissued -- I'll be ordering a copy for myself soon.

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  5. Look forward to hearing your comments on Slaves...it's one I am holding out on...

    Alias Smith & Jones, I remember that from when it originally ran!

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  6. I remember reading about Hamilton's book over at Isabella's. It's on my list of books to get.

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  7. My friend Bronson is a HUGE Pete Duel fan, and he's counting the days till the biography comes out. The Liar's Diary looks intruiging. You're right: A short stack, but a good one.

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  8. You just never know where you'll find the thing in common. I linked over here to see the funny YouTube video, snooped around, and here I see, Alias Smith and Jones....my favorite show growing up. I adored Pete Duel and was crushed at his death. Crushed. I just received the DVD's Friday. My family and I have been watching them. Oh, the memories! And now there are two new fans....my daugthers (12 and 15).....but they like Kid Curry. We've drawn a line down the middle of the living room - I have one side to myself....ha! Me and Hannibal Heyes. Great blog you have here. Thanks for letting me snoop!

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  9. Glad you stopped by, Cherie. So glad to wake up this morning to learn of a new generation of ASJ fans. . . even if they do like the other fella.

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