Tag Archives: Ernie Kovacs

Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 3-9 (The Sarah Lee/Ray Wylie Edition)

The first full week of February is quite a full week of music. It may start off slowly with nothing to recommend on Monday besides rehashing the Super Bowl and its commercials, but things really get into gear. Friday holds … Continue reading

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Three Wild and Crazy Guys: Kovacs, Martin and Elliott

I have been chronicling the various releases showcasing the unique comic mind of Ernie Kovacs (like last month’s CD debut of the 52-year-old recording Percy Dovetonsils… Thpeaks). Well, there’s new on the Kovacs front. This October, Shout! Factory will release … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Ernie Kovacs: The ABC Specials

Back in February I heralded the release by Shout! Factory of the single disc DVD Ernie Kovacs: ABC Specials so you didn’t have to pony up for the big Kovacs boxset to experience his comic magic. Now out, this DVD … Continue reading

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More Kovacs News: iTunes downloads now, DVD release later

To follow up on my recent report about the comic legend Ernie Kovacs, I received word today that Shout! Factory will be releasing the Kovacs’ TV specials that he did for ABC-TV as a separate DVD (these shows were part … Continue reading

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Going Wild For Kovacs

There was a time during my teen years when I got into Ernie Kovacs big time. His shows were packaged on PBS and it was just eye-opening how he utilized the TV medium to create comic bits. I got nostalgic … Continue reading

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