Ricardo Montalban Dies at 88

Ricardo Montalban, best know for his roles as Mister Roarke on Fantasy Island and the title character of the 1982 film Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, died yesterday at age 88. No word on whether William Shatner was involved. It’s a shame to lose such a suave latino, but now he can join…

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This is Howie do it

This past weekend, I saw some commercials on NBC for a rather disturbing new series. It’s called Howie Do It, and involves Howie Mandel (of A Fine Mess, Walk Like a Man, and more recently, Deal or No Deal fame) playing practical jokes on everyday average people. I liked it the first time when it…

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The Original Mavericks

I can’t help but notice the songspeak site has had some banner ads for the McCain/Palin campaign lately. I can only imagine this is because we’ve had a few McCain and Palin related posts recently, but rest assured that we here at Songspeak in no way, shape, or form support the McCain/Palin ticket. So it…

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What’cha gonna do? Ghostbusters!

Last night playing poker, I was watching the action after getting knocked out.  It was down to the final 5 players, and one of them went all-in.  The guy with the most chips called, and then the last guy, who had the least amount of chips, made a call that was mathematically correct, even though…

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Morgan Freeman tries to drive to the sto, fails

Who doesn’t like Morgan Freeman? No one, that’s who. I can’t think of another actor so universally beloved. Seriously. So imagine our concern here at Songspeak when we heard that he was in a horrific car accident yesterday. It looks like he’s gonna be ok, which is a miracle considering his car was seen to…

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Back To The Future lot fire not started by bolt of lightning

The courthouse square made famous in the 1985 Universal Studios film, Back to the Future sadly was destroyed in a massive fire yesterday. Luckily it seems like the clocktower was spared. It would be hard to find someone born in the 70s or early 80s who hasn’t seen this now-classic film starring Michael J. Fox….

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