Top Banana

I grew up on reruns of many classic TV shows, but to this day I have never seen an episode of The Phil Silvers Show…or Bilko, as it was sometimes known. Yet Silvers was a familiar face to me. He made guest appearances on many other shows, from Gilligan’s Island to The Love Boat to…

Something for the Boys

Today we’re going to take a look at a film starring “The Brazilian Bombshell,” Carmen Miranda. Or, as many people remember her, “the lady with the fruit on her head.” She was a unique talent with an almost unequaled amount of spunk and energy. In today’s movie, she stars in the film version of a…