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The Day Before THE DAY

The Day Before THE DAY

So, what did I do on my “day off” before I go on TV tomorrow night on America’s Got Talent at Radio City? After a brief, somewhat perfunctory hair appointment, I had lunch with my very old friend from elementary school, Coleman Gregory, and we had a good New York kibitz in a diner on

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WHAT’S TAKING SO LONG?

WHAT'S TAKING SO LONG?

DAY FIVE IN NEW YORK CITY: You might wonder, what the heck takes so long that you have to be in New York City an entire week prior to the broadcast of America’s Got Talent? Well, it’s a BIG show.  I’m just a tiny, tiny part of it, but on the night all elements have

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Getting Out the Vote

Getting Out the Vote

Okay, here’s the whole deal on the America’s Got Talent voting: My act will be presented live on NBC on Tuesday, August 6th; the show starts at 9 pm/8 Central time. I’ll be attempting to do something with impressions that I have never done before.  (I don’t think anyone ever has… and lived to tell

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My Other Biggest Fan

My Other Biggest Fan

My mom, actress Marion Ross, has been a fan of mine for a long time.  Since I used to dance around our house in the Valley in my pajamas to Gaîté Parisienne. The photo above is from breakfast this morning; Tamra made some waffes and mom popped by to visit and to wish me luck

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RADIO CITY? SOUNDS FAMILIAR, BUT I CAN’T PLACE IT

RADIO CITY?  SOUNDS FAMILIAR, BUT I CAN'T PLACE IT

Going back to New York City for me is always a pleasure. It wasn’t always that way.  When I first moved there in 1983, I was still “brainwashed” about New York being one enormous crime scene in the making. 
That was probably typical of kids like me who grew up in the San Fernando Valley

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My Singular Unimportance

My Singular Unimportance

I think I had better keep a daily blog for at least the next few weeks, as I go on through this America’s Got Talent evolution. I’m in a holding pattern at the moment, waiting to go to New York City.  I’m putting together ideas for what to do to somehow try and fill up

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Ready or Not, America’s Got Meskimen

Ready or Not, America's Got Meskimen

Okay, so NOW it is officially permitted that I say that I will indeed be traveling to New York city soon to participate in the “Quarterfinals” of America’s Got Talent, Season 8! This has been a long and mostly secret process, until very recently when shows began to air on NBC that had at least

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