Category Archives: Video

9 Hours in Madrid (3 Awake!)

If you peruse various travel sites, you’ve probably caught up with the New York Times’ “36 Hours” series, which provides a rundown of essential sights and meals for anyone passing through a specific locale on an abbreviated schedule. (While the … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Madrid, Spain, Travel, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Strange Guest Appearance on Carson Daly’s Talk Show

And now for something completely different. This video is from an appearance I made on NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly in March, 2005. (I was a talent booker on the show for a couple of years when it filmed … Continue reading

Posted in History, Humor, Video | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robert Underhill at the Cole Brothers Air Show, 1955

Here is some more mesmerizing footage courtesy of my great-uncle Bob Underhill, who turns 91 next month. In this short film (which I’ve edited) he is flying in the once-renowned Cole Brothers Airshow in Illinois with his friend Porky. In … Continue reading

Posted in Americas, History, Travel, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Family Film of Pre-Castro Cuba

Like the Arnolds of TV’s “The Wonder Years,” my father’s family had a home movie camera. Beginning around 1946, birthdays, weddings, vacations, and other happenings would not escape the eye of the Super 8. There are hours of footage through … Continue reading

Posted in Americas, Central America & the Caribbean, Cuba, History, Music, Travel, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Beatle, the Governor, and the Washington Redskins

John Lennon was slain 30 years ago today. (Feeling old? He’d have been 70 this year.) Of course, news sites everywhere will be filled with the usual cliche tributes referencing peace, love, and understanding. (Does anybody remember laughter?) But at … Continue reading

Posted in History, Music, Sports, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hang Gliding in Rio

(June, 2009) On May 4, I went hang gliding from the peak of Pedra Bonita to the sunny beach in Sao Conrado. Check it out! Part One: Part Two:

Posted in Americas, Rio de Janeiro, South America, Travel, Video | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment