Category Archives: Television/Radio

In the Company Of Legends ~ Bacall, Carson, Fonda, Garland, Hepburn, Newman, Sinatra, Stewart

David Heeley and Joan Kramer have lived incredible lives as documentary filmmakers. Name an actor in the age of old Hollywood or television and they have interviewed them and put them in their films. Heeley says of all the greats they loved getting to know four-time Academy Award winning actress, Katharine Hepburn. There are so Read more…

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“A Twist Of Lemmon,” Channeling Actor Jack Lemmon

Chris Lemmon, an actor and musician and Glastonbury, Connecticut resident, came on “NYBERG” to talk about a show he has mounted about the life of his very famous father, two-time Academy Award winner, Jack Lemmon. It is called “A Twist Of Lemmon” it is based on the book he wrote. One of the tales he Read more…

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The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum Is Opening!

The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum is a reality and you are invited to the Grand Opening in West Hartford, CT. Don’t worry if you cannot make the Grand Opening of The Vintage Hi-Fi Museum in West Hartford in two weeks; we will open on Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm or by appointment. Please be patient with Read more…

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David Letterman, Chris Dimino, And The Keyboard Waffle Iron

On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 “The Late Show with David Letterman” wrapped up on television after 33 years. Letterman and the show are iconic. On “NYBERG” we’re delighted to introduce you to one of the guys…the Graphics Art Director…who helped to make the show open you saw every night and other things within the program that Read more…

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Al Primo, Television News Pioneer ~ Italian American

Italian-American, Al Primo, is a pioneer in television news, he lives in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. Primo is largely responsible for the format you see every night on your local news. News Anchors, a weather person and sports and then interaction with reporters in the field and their chats with the folks at the news desk. Read more…

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You’re Going To Love La Bafana and Friends, It Is “Mangia Magic”

Well what a fun interview this was, it included a puppet by the name of  La Bafana. La Bafana is part of an old Italian tradition in which an old woman delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve  like St Nicholas or Santa Claus. Kate West of Madison, Connecticut published a book about La Befana and is now developing  her story Read more…

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Hartford Radio

If you’ve spent a life time in radio and television broadcasting like I have, or have been a listener or viewer in Connecticut, you’ll get a kick out of this book. Book Description: Radio broadcasting has been an integral part of the history of Hartford since the early part of the 20th century. WDRC was Read more…

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Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts

This was great fun chatting it up with Good Morning America’s, Robin Roberts about her second book entitled “Everbody’s Got Something.” She chonricles what is was like to be diagnosed with a rare blood disease following her bout with breast cancer. Our talk was on the stage at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut before Read more…

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Joe Landry’s Radio Plays

Joe Landry, years ago came up with a novel idea…producing “radio plays” of theater, plays that you already know that you see on stage. He has taken those plays and has done a radio twist with them, featuring actors that do the play but as if they are doing it for radio. To say that Read more…

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The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut

Well this is a love! After spending most of my life in television news, I could live here…the history of communcations under one room at The Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut. Take a look at the vintage photos they are featuring on their Facebook Page. The museum is located in Windsor, Connecticut.  

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