Archive for May 21st, 2018

With friend and colleague Broadway Bob at White House

by Sam Juliano

The second annual Allan Fish Online Film Festival is one week away, and Jamie Uhler, the project’s founder will again be launching the noble enterprise.  A day-by-day schedule has been sent out to the participating writers, who will follow the guidelines that defined last year’s festival.  The AFOFF will pre-empt the Greatest Television Series Countdown Part 2 for the second time, but that show will resume after the ten day tribute to our late beloved mentor has concluded.  Speaking of the television countdown kudos to all the writers, who again have risen to the challenge with superlative essays, and a special tip of the cap to the indomitable television scholar Adam Ferenz, who has brought quality and prolific attendance to a project I feel I have personally let down.  Brian Wilson, Pierre de Plume, Brandie Ashe, Stephen Mullen, John Greco, Dennis Polifroni, Robert Hornak, Lucille Juliano, Jon Warner, Patricia Perry, Benjamin Hufbauer and Samuel Juliano IV have all brought magisterial work to make the project fly.

I served as a chaperon for the annual Washington D.C. 8th Grade Field trip for the sixth consecutive year from Wednesday through Friday and though this was a rain-soaked affair we had a fabulous time walking many miles taking in the usual attractions and memorials. (more…)

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