Love, Peace & Sooooul… Train! A Conversation with Ericka Danois on the Hippest Show in Television History

J.M. Blaine loved it. Ericka Blount Danois wrote a book about it. The two writers talked about Soul Train, the legendary, groundbreaking television show. Read. And learn.

New Year’s Eve, 1979

December 1979 was a strange time to be a 12 year old boy.

A Love Letter to That ’60s Boy Dancer

Adam Dyer on the greatest dancer you don’t know by name.

The Day Mrs. Ryan Broke Up Our Rock and Roll Band

In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.

Gay Day at Disney Meets the Promise Keepers

Justin Cascio remembers when being out and proud has been a courageous, life-affirming act.

Respect: Donna Summer Passed Away [1948-2012]

The Queen of Disco has left the dance floor, and we honor her legacy.

Happy birthday 36-Year-Old Virgin

I totally could have nailed this one if I had wanted to, but out of respect for the Virgin I declined. On Labor Day, 2010 I sat down at my laptop to knock this post out and became sidetracked, which led to the whole Peabody & Sherman post (which no one has commented on, so […]