Thursday, September 13, 2018

THE NEIL SIMON BLOGATHON announcement


I am happy to be joining my friend Rich of Wide Screen World in co-hosting The Neil Simon Blogathon dedicated to the man whose creative life has meant so much to me.

Any aspect of Neil Simon's career and life is open for your contribution. Duplicates are accepted.

Please join us in the celebration by letting Rich or I know your choice of topic by the usual methods of communication.

The Roster

Wide Screen World, Brighton Beach Memoirs
Amy's Rib: A Life of Film, Murder by Death
The Stop Button, The Cheap Detective
In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood, Barefoot in the Park
Once Upon a Screen, Chapter Two
Poppity Talks Classic Film, Seems Like Old Times
Critica Retro, The Odd Couple
Maddy Loves Her Classic Films, California Suite
Slightly Scarlet, The Last of the Red Hot Lovers
Moon in Gemini, The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Classic Film and TV Cafe, Seven Things to Know About Neil Simon
Movie Rob, The Heartbreak Kid and Only When I Laugh
Caftan Woman, Episodes of The Phil Silvers Show


Blogathon Weekend

On Saturday, October 13th your congenial host is Rich at Wide Screen World.
On Sunday, October 14th please join me, Paddy at Caftan Woman.










  

26 comments:

  1. Hello!! We can write about one of his works? I would love to write about Murder By Death

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  2. How about ... Cheap Detective for The Stop Button?

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  3. I would be thrilled to cover "Barefoot In the Park" ( 1967 ).

    My blog is: In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood.

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  4. Since nobody claimed The Odd Couple yet, I'll do it!
    It's so nice of you both paying a tribute to Neil. Well done!
    Kisses!
    Le

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    1. Wonderful! I look forward to your take on The Odd Couple.

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  5. Saw this blogathon on Twitter and would very much like to join in with The Last of the Red-Hot Lovers.

    My blog is SlightlyScarlet.com, kind of new but definitely active.

    Thanks!

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    1. Not sure why that posted as "Unknown," it should say my name John.

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    2. John, we're thrilled you will be joining us with The Last of the Red-Hot Lovers.

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  6. Hi, there! I'd like to write about the original version of The Heartbreak Kid.

    Moon in Gemini:

    https://debravega.wordpress.com/

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    1. Fabulous! Thanks for signing up, and particularly with The Heartbreak Kid. (There's a remake?!)

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  7. I am really excited to read the articles on “Murder by Death” and “The Cheap Detective”. These movies remind me of Agatha Christie’s novels. These books have been my favourite ever since I was a child and watching these detective films makes me feel really nostalgic. 

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    1. The blogathon will be a lot of fun.

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    2. Can't wait to read the articles!

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  8. Hi there, sorry about late reply but love to join - can you add me with my choice of The Goodbye Girl, spotted it on a certain streaming service here and had already added it to the to watch pile so great timing!!! Gill from Realweegiemidget Reviews

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    1. Excellent! Looking forward to your article.

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  9. I'll do a Seven Things to Know About Neil Simon on 14 Oct. Sounds like a fun blogathon!

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  10. Can I do The Heartbreak Kid (1972) and Only When I Laugh (1981)?

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    1. Glad you are joining the party.

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    2. always willing to join in a blogathon once I hear about it :)

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