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FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special

George Lucas commissioned The Star Wars Holiday Special with hopes of keeping the movie fresh in people’s minds while he filmed the Empire Strikes Back. It aired on November 17, 1978 to dismal reviews and is considered by many as one of the most awful and hilarious TV specials of all time.

Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, The Cher Show, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 4 years ago 1

FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special

George Lucas commissioned The Star Wars Holiday Special with hopes of keeping the movie fresh in people’s minds while he filmed the Empire Strikes Back. It aired on November 17, 1978 to dismal reviews and is considered by many as one of the most awful and hilarious TV specials of all time.

Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Paul Lynde Halloween Special, The Cher Show, and The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 5 years ago 2

FOFA #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special

Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

Listen as Bruce talks to us about the wonderful tacky world of TV specials from the 1970s and he also reveals that there is a documentary on the Star Wars Holiday Special in the works!

Posted in: Classic Podcasts, Comedians, Interviews, Podcast 9 years ago 1

VIDEO: 1970s Television

Is it just me or are sitcoms from the 1970s just the best: Alice, Maud, All in the Family, Jeffersons, Good Times, etc.? Maybe it’s just the way I associate the syndication and reruns, (lol – […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Embed, Movies, Videos 10 years ago 0

Iconic 1970s Rush Poppers Company Goes Out of Business

It’s the end of an era. Pac West Distributing (PWD), the company that makes Rush poppers has gone out of business. Nobody knows why, but according to the This is FYF blog, the company’s website […]

Posted in: Culture & Style, Health & Wellness 10 years ago 12

FOF #1221 – Bruce Vilanch on the Star Wars Holiday Special

Today we’re talking to comedy writer and gay legend Bruce Vilanch, who worked as a writer for The Star Wars Holiday Special, and also on many lavish, campy TV specials of the 1970s including The Brady Bunch Variety Hour.

Listen as Bruce talks to us about the wonderful tacky world of TV specials from the 1970s and he also reveals that there is a documentary on the Star Wars Holiday Special in the works!

Posted in: Comedians, Interviews, Podcast, Writers 10 years ago 5