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The Hardest Working Man in Show Biz

When Little Richard's career finally started to break he found himself in a bit of a conundrum. He was suddenly able to get booked in much bigger venues than before, but he already had contracts for months to play a series of smaller places. Remember this was a time before the internet, and rock and roll stars weren't even on tv all that often yet. So Richard hired an impersonator to play those smaller joints while he moved on to the bigger and better gigs. So for several months crowds watched an impersonator get introduced as "The hardest working man in show business, Little Richard". The impersonator liked this intro so much he kept it even after going back to performing under his own name, James Brown.


Joseph And Johnny

Before becoming an icon in country music, Johnny Cash was a radio operator in the Air Force. Because of this position Johnny got an early claim to fame that has nothing to do with music. After intercepting a Russian transmission, he became the first American to learn about the death of Joseph Stalin.


Annabelle Gurwitch And The Thundercats

Annabelle Gurwitch is known as an actress and host on several television shows and movies. She cohosted Dinner and a Movie for 6 years. What many don't realize is that she is also a writer, and wrote two episodes of the popular cartoon Thundercats.


Spielberg Vs. The Hulk

Steven Spielberg was so upset over footage from his tv movie the Duel being used in the Incredible Hulk over his objections that he changed the way his contracts were written. More control over your material is one of the perks of being the man who made Jaws.


Love Of Chair

Steven Spielberg was so upset over footage from his tv movie the Duel being used in the Incredible Hulk over his objections that he changed the way his contracts were written. More control over your material is one of the perks of being the man who made Jaws.

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