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  • William Christopher Dies: Father Mulcahy Actor On ‘M.A.S.H.’ Was 84

    01/01/2017 7:12:21 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 38 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 31 December 2016 | Ross A. Lincoln
    William Christopher, the actor best known as Father Mulcahy on the classic sitcom M.A.S.H., died today following a battle with lung cancer. He was 84, and died in his Pasadena home according to his son, John, who made the news public.
  • "MASH” actor William Christopher dead at 84

    12/31/2016 6:21:15 PM PST · by BulletBobCo · 82 replies
    CBS ^ | December 31,2016
    LOS ANGELES -- William Christopher, the actor best known for playing Fr. Francis Mulcahy on the smash sitcom “MASH,” has died, CBS Los Angeles reports. He was 84. Christopher’s son confirmed his death to CBS Los Angeles.
  • Korea MASH soldier duties

    12/29/2016 1:12:51 PM PST · by Controlling Legal Authority · 40 replies
    My dad is 86 and starting to fail physically and somewhat mentally. For the first time he is talking in his sleep about his experiences in a MASH unit during the Korean War. He never volunteered much about what he went through there. Mainly when he talks he is just griping about being a soldier which I find kind of humorous. But he has started to talk about having to be on point all the time on missions to retrieve bodies at night. He says that they can't use any light because it would draw enemy fire. I don't know...
  • Wayne Rogers, Trapper John on 'M*A*S*H*,' dies at 82.

    12/31/2015 9:58:35 PM PST · by carriage_hill · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published December 31, 2015 | AP
    LOS ANGELES – Wayne Rogers, whose Trapper John McIntyre alongside Alan Alda's Hawkeye Pierce brought mischief, martinis and meatball surgery to the masses in the 1970s every week on "M.A.S.H.," has died. The actor was surrounded by family when he died Thursday in Los Angeles of complications from pneumonia at age 82, his publicist and longtime friend Rona Menashe told The Associated Press. Rogers' army surgeon Trapper John was one of the most beloved characters -- and half of one of the most beloved duos -- in TV history, despite the actor's appearing in only the first three of the...
  • 'MASH' Star Wayne Rogers Dies at 82 ("Trapper" John McIntyre)

    12/31/2015 6:24:06 PM PST · by Libloather · 101 replies
    ETOnline via MSN ^ | 12/31/15 | Antoinette Bueno
    Actor Wayne Rogers died on Thursday from complications from pneumonia, his rep exclusively tells ET. He was 82 years old. Rogers, who hailed from Alabama, is best known for playing the role of Captain "Trapper" John McIntyre in the classic television series M*A*S*H from 1972-1975. He also had recurring roles in City of Angels, House Calls, and Murder, She Wrote.
  • The Obama Mash (The Monster Mash) [YouTube Parody 1:40}

    07/12/2014 11:34:48 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 3 replies
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  • Alan Alda wants scientists to cut out the jargon

    05/01/2013 12:44:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 1, 2013 3:21 PM EDT | Frank Eltman
    Among the procedures Army surgeon Hawkeye Pierce performed on “M.A.S.H.” was an end-to-end anastomosis. Most of the viewers, actor Alan Alda concedes, had no idea he was talking about removing a damaged piece of intestine and reconnecting the healthy pieces. Today, the award-winning film and television star is on a mission to teach physicians, physicists and scientists of all types to ditch the jargon and get their points across in clear, simple language. … “There’s no reason for the jargon when you’re trying to communicate the essence of the science to the public, because you’re talking what amounts to gibberish...
  • 'M*A*S*H' star Allan Arbus dead at 95

    04/23/2013 11:36:04 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies
    TVGuide ^ | April 23, 2013
    Allan Arbus, who played psychiatrist Maj. Sidney Freedman on "M*A*S*H," died Friday at home in Los Angeles, his daughter Amy confirmed to The New York Times. He was 95. Abrus, who had served as a military photography in the Army and ran a fashion photography business before becoming an actor, was so convincing in his role as Maj. Freedman, that co-star Alan Alda often found himself opening up to Arbus. Read more:
  • M.A.S.H. Star Partners with Castro's Spy Agency

    07/13/2012 7:14:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies ^ | July 13, 2012 | Humberto Fontova
    Though a consistently good show, few conservatives mistook M.A.S.H for anything but pinko propaganda. Last week long-time M.A.S.H star Mike Farrell (Capt. B.J. Hunnicut) took the last few baby-steps and started spouting outright Communist propaganda. In a letter to President Obama, Farrell officially partners with Castro’s KGB-trained DGI urging the release of five of their agents and officers who were convicted in 2001 of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. and conspiracy to murder Americans. The Supreme Court has twice upheld the convictions of these Communist terrorists and accessories to murder. In 1933, Stalin’s propaganda chief, Willi Munzenberg, re-monikered...
  • Harry Morgan, Colonel Potter on ‘M*A*S*H,’ Dies at 96

    12/07/2011 9:18:42 AM PST · by Borges · 166 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/07/11 | Michael Pollack
    Harry Morgan, the prolific character actor best known for playing the acerbic but kindly Colonel Potter in the long-running television series “M*A*S*H,” died Wednesday morning at his home in Los Angeles. He was 96. His son Charles confirmed his death. In more than 100 movies, Mr. Morgan played Western bad guys, characters with names like Rocky and Shorty, loyal sidekicks, judges, sheriffs, soldiers, thugs and police chiefs. On television, he played Officer Bill Gannon with a phlegmatic but light touch to Jack Webb’s always-by-the-book Sgt. Joe Friday in the updated “Dragnet,” from 1967 to 1970. He starred as Pete Porter,...
  • Harry Morgan, Colonel Potter on ‘M*A*S*H, Dies at 96”

    12/07/2011 12:34:06 PM PST · by guido911 · 32 replies
    NYT ^ | December 7, 2011 | MICHAEL POLLAK
  • Sour Mash to Bourbon to Mint Julep

    08/02/2010 6:01:23 AM PDT · by jay1949 · 43 replies · 3+ views
    Backcountry Notes ^ | August 2, 2010 | Jay Henderson
    Kentucky settlers brought with them the craft of making whiskey, substituting corn for other grain ingredients. Raw whiskey distilled from corn mash has a good deal of, shall we say, character, and some distillers decided to take the time to make a mellower product. Early Kentucky distillers used new oak casks which had been charred on the inside, aging the whiskey from two to six years before decanting into jugs for sale. This resulted in a superior product which eventually became the hard liquor of choice for Americans. We know it as "Bourbon."
  • Farr, Toledo friend find visit bittersweet

    02/27/2010 6:57:59 AM PST · by DJ MacWoW · 4 replies · 439+ views
    Toledo Blade ^ | February 27, 2010 | JENNIFER FEEHAN
    Getting a visit from Jamie Farr is not such a big deal for Greg Morris. At 76, the retired car salesman has been friends with Jamie - Jameel as he calls him - for 70 years. The two went to school together at Lagrange Elementary and later at Woodward High School. They grew up in the same north-end neighborhood and shared the kind of experiences you don't forget even when one of you move to Los Angeles and find fame and fortune. "You can't explain why people are friends and why those friendships last, but there certainly is magic in...
  • `M-A-S-H' writer Larry Gelbart dies

    09/11/2009 4:26:39 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies · 1,052+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/11/09 | AP
    LOS ANGELES – Larry Gelbart, the comedy writer famed for his work on "M-A-S-H" and "Tootsie," has died. Gelbart died at his Beverly Hills home Friday morning after a long battle with cancer, .. He was 81. Gelbart won a Tony award for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" and an Emmy for "M-A-S-H," the classic TV comedy based on the Robert Altman film about Army doctors during the Korean War. He was nominated for two Oscars, for .. "Tootsie" and "Oh, God!"
  • "M*A*S*H" Star Out Of The Closet

    05/07/2009 7:42:06 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 69 replies · 2,288+ views ^ | 5/7/09
    "M*A*S*H"'s Major Charles Winchester has stepped out of the tent. Actor David Ogden Stiers tells, "I am [gay]. Very proud to be so." Later in the interview, he said, "I wish to spend my life's twilight being just who I am."
  • 'M*A*S*H' Star David Ogden Stiers Reveals He's Gay

    05/06/2009 5:01:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 129 replies · 6,188+ views
    ABC ^ | May 6, 2009 | SHEILA MARIKAR
    In the twilight of his career, "M*A*S*H" actor David Ogden Stiers has finally come out, saying he's no longer afraid to be gay.
  • Burt Prelutsky: Captain Chandler And Me

    02/10/2009 3:47:12 PM PST · by EveningStar · 5 replies · 318+ views
    Big Hollywood ^ | February 10, 2009 | Burt Prelutsky
    Recently, I received an e-mail from a young associate pastor in Maryland. He introduced himself as an avid fan of "MASH." He said that one of his favorite episodes had been one I wrote, "Quo Vadis, Captain Chandler?" and that he was considering using the show as an inspiration for an upcoming sermon. He wanted to know how I had come up with the idea. He also wanted to know how my own faith and understanding of God or Christ had informed my writing.
  • Still The Land Of Fruits And Nuts

    05/19/2008 6:57:31 AM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 21 replies · 55+ views
    ExileStreet ^ | 5/19/08 | Burt Prelutsky
    Because California, and Hollywood in particular, have been the punch line for so many jokes over the years, I suspect that people who don’t live out here assume we can’t possibly be that wacky. They don’t know the half of it. In order for you to better understand what conservatives in this neck of the woods have to deal with, I’ll relate a few typical incidents. The first took place about 10 years ago. My wife and I were invited to a dinner party by the widow of a screenwriter who’d been my longtime tennis partner. We were one of...
  • M*A*S*H note: 25 years later, a look back at series' record-breaking finale

    02/28/2008 1:23:20 PM PST · by Borges · 56 replies · 192+ views
    Pop Matters ^ | 2/28/08 | Diane Werts
    What was I doing the night of Feb. 28, 1983? Maybe spinning the new Prince record 1999. Sewing in bigger shoulder pads. Or drooling over those ultramodern VCR recorders. I might even have been watching a TV promo for a new show called The A-Team during NBC’s Monday Night Movie. Whatever kept me occupied, I wasn’t doing what folks in more than three-quarters of American homes with TV were doing that night. Watching the finale of CBS’ hit sitcom M*A*S*H. Twenty-five years later, the series’ 2 ˝-hour wrap up episode “Goodbye, Farewell and Amen” remains the No. 1-ranked network telecast...
  • Army’s last MASH becomes a CSH

    10/18/2006 7:05:57 PM PDT · by SandRat · 15 replies · 450+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | Christine June
    MIESAU, Germany (Army News Service, Oct. 18, 2006) – Ending its almost eight-year run as the last of its kind, the 212th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital became the 212th Combat Support Hospital Oct. 16 on Miesau Army Depot in Kaiserslautern, Germany. “You can be assured that if you are wounded on the battlefield and you make it to the 212th CSH, you will live. That’s how great Army medicine is, and that’s how well equipped and confident the Soldiers of the 212th CSH are,” said Col. Angel Lugo, the last 212th MASH and first 212th CSH commander, during the conversion...