Daily Archives: May 29, 2012

Emmanuel Lewis: The Antigary

By Smaktakula Diminutive former child stars Emmanuel Lewis and Gary Coleman are often mentioned in the same sentence. At first glance, the similarities seem obvious: both were stunted African-American Eighties sitcom stars prized for their cuteness. And when their respective … Continue reading

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Diff’rent Strokes Curse Remains With Work Undone

By Smaktakula Diff’rent Strokes proved an instant hit with TV audiences in September of 1978.  The Norman Lear sitcom about Harlem orphans falling into the lap of luxury was anchored by veteran stage actor Conrad Bain, and featured promising child … Continue reading

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PT Classics!

By Tardsie You so lucky! Smaktakula is staring down the barrel of a loaded deadline, finishing a project which sadly, draws him from his Promethean Times’ duties. As we speak the gifted writer is ensconced–as he has been for the … Continue reading

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