Sam Maronies Entertainment Funhouse (Maronie Creative Services, LLC)
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THE MEETING

THE MEETING

  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, than to praise the powerful production of Jeff Stetson’s play, The Meeting, currently running at the St. Louis Black...
by Sam Maronie
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TARANTULA

It’s sci-fi Saturday here at the old Funhouse! We’re celebrating the 1955 Universal Studios classic, Tarantula, with an entertaining picto-feature chock full of rare stills! Enjoy! All photos (c) Universal Pictures
by Sam Maronie
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MARTIN LEWIS

OLD-TIME RADIO….WHAT THE HECK WAS THAT?

Believe it or not—back in the days when dinosaurs ruled the earth–there was a type of radio that was not just a jukebox There were sitcoms, variety shows, opera, dramas, and all sorts of slick programming. The catch...
by Sam Maronie
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Forrest J-no-period Ackerman, appearing at Defcon in Tulsa, Oklahoma, circa 2000. Just one of the thousands of conventions--small and large--that the lifelong fan attended in his lifetime.Exclusive photo by Sam Maronie.

MAN AND ACKERMAN

  Certainly much has been written by Forrest J Ackerman over the years. Yes, we know he was the foremost collector of this…..or the very first person to do that….. Or created the original fill-in-the blank̷...
by Sam Maronie
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BARBARA EDEN–FOREVER JEANNIE!

  How do you describe someone who is considered a Living Legend? That term is bandied about frequently in today’s pop-culture world. If anyone truly deserves this title it certainly must be actress Barbara Eden. Who ...
by Sam Maronie
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HOW I GOT STARTED IN SHOW BUSINESS

Back in the days when movies were king, new studio contract players were regularly thrown into B-movies, short-subjects and other low-level cinema foddder. This was done to give them some practical experience on a real movie se...
by Sam Maronie
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