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June Foray, Legendary Voice Actor (1917-2017): An Appreciation

June Foray, Legendary Voice Actor (1917-2017): An Appreciation

Mike Tiano remembers June Foray, best known as the voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel. She was 99.

Hokey Smokes!: Help June Foray Get an Honorary Oscar for her 100th Birthday

Hokey Smokes!: Help June Foray Get an Honorary Oscar for her 100th Birthday

As voice actor June Foray turns 100 in 2017, Mike Tiano asks fans to sign the petition for her to receive an honorary Oscar.

John Belushi originally thought Steve Cropper was a roadie: ‘The guy with the long hair?’

John Belushi originally thought Steve Cropper was a roadie: ‘The guy with the long hair?’

John Belushi actually met Stax legend Steve Cropper early into putting together the Blues Brothers band. But he assumed Cropper was someone else.

Psychedelic Bubble Gum: Boyce & Hart, The Monkees, and Turning Mayhem into Miracles (2015): Books

Psychedelic Bubble Gum: Boyce & Hart, The Monkees, and Turning Mayhem into Miracles (2015): Books

Bobby Hart rose to fame with Tommy Boyce as part of the songwriting team behind the Monkees. But there was more to the story.

Free-form Monkees humor once drove Hollywood legend to curse: ‘I hate these f–ing kids’

Free-form Monkees humor once drove Hollywood legend to curse: ‘I hate these f–ing kids’

The Monkees TV show was designed toward improvisation. But not every guest star meshed with the Monkees’ gonzo approach.

Here’s how the Beatles (almost) met Doctor Who

Here’s how the Beatles (almost) met Doctor Who

Remembering when Doctor Who unveiled his Time and Space Visualizer, only to find the Beatles performing on a now-lost episode of ‘Top of the Pops.’

A character from ‘Randy Scouse Git’ almost changed Monkees history: ‘I know that sounds crazy’

A character from ‘Randy Scouse Git’ almost changed Monkees history: ‘I know that sounds crazy’

Yes, the Birthday Boy from the Monkees hit ‘Randy Scouse Git’ was real. And his friendship almost sent Micky Dolenz on a far different path.

Dennis DeYoung says ‘Glee’ finally got Styx’s ‘Come Sail Away’ right: ‘This song is not easy to sing’

Dennis DeYoung says ‘Glee’ finally got Styx’s ‘Come Sail Away’ right: ‘This song is not easy to sing’

Dennis DeYoung says, after years of failed attempts by others, ‘Glee’ nailed it with their rousing recent rendition of Styx’s “Come Sail Away.”

How a Beatles song got into the final Monkees TV show: ‘I was so wiped out’

How a Beatles song got into the final Monkees TV show: ‘I was so wiped out’

Micky Dolenz shares insights into the impact of the Beatles on the Monkees’ last television episode, which aired on March 25, 1968.

Micky Dolenz almost played another iconic TV character: ‘Still laugh about it’

Micky Dolenz almost played another iconic TV character: ‘Still laugh about it’

Few can imagine Micky Dolenz as anything other than one of the Monkees. But it very nearly turned into his second-most famous role.

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