Discussing February’s Poll

Exactly 108 people voted in February’s poll, which asked “Have you seen the movie MASH?” This time, the results were incredibly lopsided. The vast majority of poll takers, 89% of them, said yes while only 11% said no. Written by Ring Lardner, Jr. and directed by Robert Altman, MASH (released in January of 1970) was … Continue Reading →

Discussing January’s Poll

More than one hundred people voted in last month’s poll, which asked “Have you read the novel MASH?” The majority of poll takers (67% to be exact) said no. MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, written by Richard Hooker (the pen name of real life surgeon and Korean War veteran H. Richard Hornberger) with … Continue Reading →

MASH The Movie Had Its Network Premiere 35 Years Ago

This slipped past me but Aaron Handy III sent me an e-mail reminding me that it was 35 years ago last week that the feature film version of MASH had its network broadcast premiere. CBS aired the movie from 9-11PM as part of its CBS Friday Night Movie (it followed the series premiere of Planet … Continue Reading →