Archive for February, 2012

In Part 2 of this Podwits EXCLUSIVE, NYPD veteran and Film icon Randy Jurgensen give his opinion of the mindset of the police brass that made it so hard to be a policeman in New York City in the 60’s and 70’s. The author then talks about why it was so easy for him to […]

I don’t care for the Oscars whatsoever, but I was lucky enough to catch the presentation of the Governor’s Awards, and saw that make-up legend Dick Smith was being honored with a lifetime achievement award. That got me thinking of when I was in college, and how a friend and I were able to get him […]

The Podwits are back in the cage after being in the wild for Borgnine Night and decide to tackle the troubling world of Hollywood!  Can the celebrated Wits of Pod remember how to steer a podcast?  Will Gooshie put the show on the air?  Luckily you won’t have to wait until next week… JUST PRESS […]

In my opinion, one of the all-time greatest episodes of the original Star Trek was called “The Doomsday Machine.”  Written by Norman Spinrad, it stands as one of the most ambitious entries in the program’s 79-episode run.  A new take on Moby Dick (a running theme in the franchise’s history), the episode set the bar very high when it came to […]

One of the things I’ve truly come to appreciate about having a Netflix account is the ability to go back and watch shows that I didn’t have time for when they were on the air.  One such example is Charmed. The show follows three witches (played by Shannen Doherty, Alyssa Milano, Holly Marie Combs and […]

So the name Randy Jurgensen doesn’t sound familiar to you? Well, believe it or not you know him. The retired NYPD Detective 1st Grade and film icon has acted in and produced dozens of films, and has worked on some of New York City’s most famous cases. His book, Circle of Six, is his real-life […]

Internet rumors abound that the DVD rental giant Netflix, pulled from it’s streaming catalogue The Bodyguard (1992),  just to boost it’s DVD sales.  

Here is a link to the NYC cult figure GG Allin, and his extremely bizarre stage acts…  Terence Hill actually starred along side Mr. B in SuperFuzz (1980), not Franco Nero, who made the Django character famous in the Italian Spaghetti Westerns of the late 1960’s… Oops my mistake…

The Podwits were welcomed with open arms to the 20th annual Borgnine Night at Tortilla Flats, an event at the legendary bar in New York City.   Here are some photos courtesy of Yorkshire Girl and Photographer Paul from :

The Podwits take the show on the road and record LIVE from the 20th annual “Borgnine Night” at the legendary Tortilla Flats in New York City! The proprietor of the bar, Andy, sits down and discusses the history of “Borgnine Night” and the cult status it has now achieved.  Will Dion ever be able to top […]