DCS: james karen

In 1947, James Karen made his acting debut on the Broadway stage in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. He went on to appear in over 20 more Broadway plays and over 200 films and television shows, plus a stint plugging the Pathmark supermarket chain that spanned several decades. James passed away in October 2018 …

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dcs: george h. w. bush

George Herbert Walker Bush was the 43rd Vice-President of the United States. He was the longest living ex-president in the history of the United States. His downfall came when he famously asked the citizens of the United States to read his lips. Bush passed away in November 2018 at the age of 94. My annual …

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happy holidays from JPiC 2018

My annual Christmas music compilation is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD at ge.tt for a limited time. This year, it’s a whopping 82 minutes of pure Christmas wonderment that’ll have you wondering why you downloaded it in the first place. But, as long as you did, why not share it with your family and friends. It’s …

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DCS: amy farris

Although classically trained, Amy Farris had a gift for improvisation of the violin. She confessed, “I just play what comes into my head.” Her improvisations caught the attention of guitarist-singer Alejandro Escovedo, who asked Amy to join his bare-bones tour. Amy, who was working in a law office at the time, told her co-workers that …

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DCS: peggy ann garner

Six films and and six years into her career, young Peggy Ann Garner hit the height of her success. She starred in 1945’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Peggy Ann was honored with a Academy Juvenile Award (a category that was discontinued in 1961, with 14-year-old Haley Mills as its final recipient). She achieved additional …

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