Lucille Ball

The Dogcast: Lucille Ball Before She Was Lucy For Your Old Radio Pleasure!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some old radio fun in honor of the new Amazon film “Being The Ricardos” which chronicles a tense week during the shooting of the “I Love Lucy” program featuring Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball and Javier Bardem as Desi Arnaz. It’s a wonderful film and at one point it shows how Lucy got her idea for “I Love Lucy.” She was doing a popular radio show called “My Favorite Husband” with Richard Denning. This would provide the framework for what would become one of the most popular television series in history. So enjoy these two episodes and feel free to comment below or on my Facebook page. So Sayeth The Kendog!

My Favorite Husband – Liz Has Her Portrait Painted – 9/10/1948
My Favorite Husband – Katy And Roscoe – 11/6/1948

The Kenblog: The Classic Casting Overreaction. . .Nicole Kidman As Lucy!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with another edition of the Kenblog. In this edition we’re talking about classic casting controversies that turned out to be not so controverial after all. It’s actually more about the over-the-top reactions to said casting decisions, most of them made without even seeing anything but a photo of the actor in question. I bring this up because there seems to be something of an uproar concerning the casting of Nicole Kidman as Lucille Ball in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin film “Being The Ricardos.” Apparently it’s a bit jarring (or blasphemous, heh) to have an Australian actress play the beloved Lucille Ball. For the life of me I don’t know why.

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The Dogcast: The Pat Walsh Show – 8/13/21!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with another edition of The Pat Walsh Show, this time from Friday, August 13. This time we talk about “Free Guy,” Lucille Ball and the first podcasts and you even get to hear me almost slaughter the B-52’s “Loveshack.” (Hint: it’s helpful to know the lyrics before singing in front of a large radio audience.) That said, it’s a lot of fun and hopefully you’ll enjoy it. Feel free to listen and comment below or on my Facebook page. Once again a big thanks to Pat Walsh and the lovely and talented Kendall Tobe for allowing me to be part of this ride. So Sayeth The Kendog!