Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
50 Years Ago: ‘The Midnight Special’ Changes Music Entertainment
Show brought live music to a national audience on late-night TV for the first time.
50 Years Ago: Mott the Hoople’s ‘All the Young Dudes’ Helps Define Glam-Rock
Random act of kindness from David Bowie jump-started classic 1972 album.
45 Years Ago: Esther Rolle Takes a Stand by Leaving ‘Good Times’
Actress disagreed with less socially conscious direction show began to take in 1977.
Meat Loaf Dead at 74
'Bat Out of Hell' star sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Why the Doors’ ‘Break on Through’ Didn’t Break Through at First
First single off band's debut album fizzled before it became a classic.
50 Years Ago: A Year of ‘Shock Cinema’ Comes to a Bloody End
A quartet of movies encapsulated the troubled air of the early 1970s.
35 Years Ago: Why ‘King Kong Lives’ Died a Quick Box Office Death
The followup to 1976's 'King Kong' was an epic, if lovable, failure.
45 Years Ago: A New ‘King Kong’ Tries to Outdo ‘Jaws’
Famed Italian super-producer Dino De Laurentiis swung for the fences with this remake of the 1933 classic.
Why Two Hours Was Cut From ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles’
Original cut of the Steve Martin / John Candy film was nearly four hours long.
40 Years Ago: ‘Continental Divide’ Shows What John Belushi Could Have Done
Despite not living up to its assembled talent, the film highlighted the ex-'SNL' star's on-screen charisma and acting ability.