L is for Liberace. And Larry Dallas.

L is for Liberace. And Larry Dallas.

One of the very first people I interviewed on this blog was Richard Kline. At the time he was just beginning preparation for his new role of Liberace in “All That Glitters”. Now, it’s about to start! Richard played the character of Larry Dallas, the sleazy used car salesman and best friend of Jack Tripper (John Ritter) on my favourite sitcom, Three’s Company, and when I heard he is about to star in a Broadway production of All That Glitters, about Liberace, I fired off an email asking him for an interview. I was overjoyed when he replied…

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Chris Mann – Pop Culture and Three’s Company / John Ritter

Chris Mann – Pop Culture and Three’s Company / John Ritter

Pop Speaking could not hope to get off to 2014 on a better footing.  This post is very very special to me. Chris Mann is not only one of the top authorities on pop culture of today, he’s the definitive voice on Three’s Company, the male star of which, John Ritter, inspired this blog. He has been kind enough to spend a lot of time and effort sending me some invaluable information as well as three previously unpublished photographs.   Chris Mann is the author of “Come and Knock on…

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Interview with Richard Kline (Larry Dallas from Three’s Company) on role as Liberace and more

Interview with Richard Kline (Larry Dallas from Three’s Company) on role as Liberace and more

I had the absolute honour of being able to interview Richard Kline for my blog. Richard played the character of Larry Dallas, the sleazy used car salesman and best friend of Jack Tripper (John Ritter) on my favourite sitcom, Three’s Company, and when I heard he is about to star in a Broadway production of All That Glitters, about Liberace, I fired off an email asking him for an interview. I was overjoyed when he replied to say I may send him questions – many people don’t bother to reply – and was…

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Autographs and pics

Autographs and pics

Some of my collection of autographs. Sorry for terrible scan quality! As a child and teenager I collected them, and am now thinking I would like to reprise this hobby.  UPDATE!!RICHARD KLINE!!  Not exactly an autograph, but it MORE than counts. I wrote to Richard Kline – Larry Dallas from Three’s Company – because he’s in a big new show asking for an interview for my blog and got such a nice surprise to come home to this reply today. Standby for a celeb interview on my blog!!!  “Daley” Thompson…

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