Herbie J Pilato Reflects on Dawn “Mary Ann” Wells

Forever Mary Ann
by Herbie J Pilato

“By the dawn’s early light…”

How fitting that such a musical patriotic pledge of allegiance would include even the slightest reference to the first name of an actress who for decades represented the All-American dream girl.

Dawn Wells, who died at 82 from complications of Covid-19 on December 30, 2020, was from day one as American as apple pie, or more specifically, of the Coconut Cream of the crop selection. That was her dessert of choice when playing the beloved castaway Mary Ann Summers on the TV classic Gilligan’s Island, which originally ran on CBS from 1964 to 1967. read article

Herbie J Pilato: Best Christmas Cinema Classics

EDITOR’S NOTE: Part I of Christmas Joy brought to us all by TVWriter™ legendary Contributing Editor Emeritus Herbie J Pilato.

by Herbie J Pilato

They just don’t make ’em like they used to. read article

10 Writing Errors We All Need to Stop Making

Grammarcheck.Net and Jennifer Frost continue to delight us with helpful tips for writers of all media. Here’s the latest example.

BIG THANKS TO GRAMMARCHECK

Cartoon: ‘Onstage’

TVWriter™’s all-time favorite artist/philosopher, Grant Snider, explains the writer’s place in the theatrical/showbiz scheme of things. He’s right, of course.

See more of Grant Snider’s extraordinary perception of human creativity at Incidental Comics, HERE read article

Cartoon: ‘Names for My Novel’

TVWriter™’s all-time favorite artist/philosopher, Grant Snider, once again demonstrates his uncanny knowledge of the writing mind.

See more of Grant Snider’s extraordinary perception of human creativity at Incidental Comics, HERE read article