anchovy and jelly bean pizza
too close to bedtime?
having a lulu of a dream. It seemed like
one of Wally's girlfriends
Another star of this weird pizza dream was Michael Blodgett who played wanton gigolo Lance Rocke aka Jungle Lad in one of my favorite movies, Russ Meyer's Beyond the Valley
of the Dolls!
debut 48 years ago today on September 27, 1965.
Set in Malibu, Never Too Young centered around a
group of teens and their parents. The brat packers
spent most of their time at the beach jiggling to
top 40 hits. Many episodes featured live guest
performances by popular recording acts such as
Marvin Gaye, Johnny Rivers, Freddy Cannon
and Paul Revere and the Raiders.
teen soap opera Never Too Young,
September 27, 1965
experiment was canceled in 1966 less
than a year after it premiered. It was
replaced by another offbeat sudser
which became a TV phenomenon,
the afterlife and times of vampire
Barnabas Collins in the gothic
soap opera Dark Shadows.
Frankly, Wally, I'm
disappointed in you.
Your mother and I
didn't raise you to
be a beach bum.
Don't worry, dad. I learned
my lesson. Sleepin' in my van
every night got old real fast.
I kinda feel sorry for Eddie,
though. He's been sleepin'
on the beach and livin' on
seaweed and tellin' all the
girls he's a big time writer
gathering material for his
In 1952 Philadelphia R&B thrush Dolly Cooper signed with Savoy Records and proceeded to wax some
of the most exciting R&B sides of the early 50s. In the 1953 novelty gem "I Wanna Know," Dolly gives her man the third degree for staying out too late.
Hey Wally, what gives?
You're missin' all the
action, Clyde. While
mommy and daddy are
tuckin' you in bed every
night, I'm down at the
beach ridin' waves with
a harem of honeys!
Heh heh heh....
Cut it out!