Author Archives: Erik Schneider

About Erik Schneider

Full-time blogger on a multiple ray of topics and subjects, because of multiple interests.

Willy Beable: Diana Dors Documentary

“Short documentary profiling the life of British ‘Blonde Bombshell’ Diana Dors, who died of cancer in 1984.” From Willy Beable English Muffin Diana Dors (as I call her) got tagged as the British Marilyn Monroe and the latest Hollywood Blonde Bombshell … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: ‘Hugh Hefner Clashes With Feminists’

Source:The New Democrat “Hugh Hefner gets involved in a sexist debate with the Feminists of The Women’s Liberation movement as they discuss the oppression of Playboy Models. Date aired – 3/26/1970 – Hugh Hefner, Susan Brownmiller and Sally Kempton.” From The … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Douglas Watt- ‘The Glittering, Corrosive Humor of Lenny Bruce’

Source:The New Democrat “Early in 1966, the entertainer Lenny Bruce, who died in the midsummer of that year at the age of forty from a self-administered overdose of morphine, gave his next-to-last public performance, at the Berkeley Community Theatre, a … Continue reading

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The Dick Cavett Show: Raquel Welch- ‘Discuses Myra Breckinridge & Homosexual Audiences’

Source:The New Democrat “Raquel Welch discusses her movie, Myra Breckinridge in which she plays the title role undergoing gender reassignment surgery.” From The Dick Cavett Show I’ve seen Myra Breckinridge maybe 20 times, certainly 10 times in the last ten years … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Anthony Kronman: ‘The Assault on American Excellence’

Source:The New Democrat  “The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy. In his tenure … Continue reading

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Classic Film & TV Cafe: The Notorious Landlady 1962- ‘Scene with Jack Lemmon and Kim Novak’

Source:The New Democrat  “Diplomat Jack Lemmon has just returned to England and doesn’t know that everyone else suspects Kim Novak’s character of murdering her husband!” From Classic Film & TV Cafe Just on a personal note first: it was the early … Continue reading

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Skeptic Magazine: Michael Shermer- Interviewing Dr. Donald Hoffman: ‘The Case Against Reality’

Source:The New Democrat  “In his new book, The Case Against Reality: Why Evolution Hid the Truth From Our Eyes, the U.C. Irvine cognitive scientist Dr. Donald Hoffman challenges the leading scientific theories that claim that our senses report back objective … Continue reading

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ATHENAISM: ‘Why Is John F. Kennedy so Popular?’

Source:The New Democrat  “John F. Kennedy is one of the most popular US presidents. Was he as good as people remember him being? What exactly is it that makes him so popular?” From ATHENAISM As a Classical Liberal ( a real … Continue reading

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Evan Carmichael: ‘John F. Kennedy’s Top 10 Rules For Success’

Source:The New Democrat  “John F. Kennedy’s Top 10 Rules For Success: In this video we’re going to learn how to improve our lives by analyzing John F. Kennedy’s rules for success.” From Evan Carmichael The brilliance of what John F. Kennedy … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Sebastian Mallaby- ‘How Should a Liberal Be?’

Source:The New Democrat  “In James Grant, it sometimes seems, the nineteenth century has been resuscitated. Towering, gaunt, bow-tied, and pinstriped, he writes with a sly wit that recalls the novels of William Thackeray. His signal achievement is a fortnightly cult … Continue reading

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