M*A*S*H Cast Members Official Websites

I can’t remember now what got me started thinking about official websites but yesterday evening I spent a few minutes searching the Internet for official websites for members of the M*A*S*H cast. Alan Alda has a website that focuses on his two autobiographies, with excerpts, essays, reviews and a photo gallery. Jamie Farr also has … Continue Reading →

Jamie Farr at the 1980 Miracle on Ice

The hockey game between the United States and the Soviet Union played on February 22nd, 1980 in Lake Placid, NY as part of the 1980 Winter Olympics is considered one of the most incredible sports stories of all time. The underdog U.S. team beat the Soviets and went on beat Finland to win gold. ESPN … Continue Reading →

Some Larry Gelbart Interviews

If you only know Larry Gelbart because of his connection to M*A*S*H, take a moment to read over his entry in the Encyclopedia of Television, published by the Museum of Broadcast Communications. The online version is the 1997 edition; an updated second edition was released in 2004. And here’s a wonderful interview (in PDF format) … Continue Reading →

Larry Linville, Teddy Bear Maker

Thanks to David Goehner at the Bulletin Board for bringing this to my attention. This past Tuesday (June 16th), a teddy bear made by Larry Linville sold for $108.88 on eBay. The listing, which will be removed in approximately 30 days, can be found here. Also included was an autographed photograph of Linville with the … Continue Reading →

Watch “Making M*A*S*H” Online

The Museum of Broadcast Communications, located in Chicago, Illinois (it is currently closed while a new building is constructed) houses a collection that “includes more than 25,000 television programs, 5,000 radio programs, and 12,000 commercials totaling almost 100,000 hours.” Some 7,000 programs (television and radio) have been digitized and as of January 2009 are available … Continue Reading →