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.
40 Years Ago: ‘M*A*S*H’ Goes Out With a Bang
Movie-length finale set a viewership record that still stands decades later.
45 Years Ago: Village People Gets Macho
The 1978 album marked the start of the group's famous image.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Greatest American Hero’ Signs Off
TV show had a comedic sensibility and famous theme song that provides lingering memories of the '80s.
25 Years Ago: ‘Half-Baked’ Almost Destroys Dave Chappelle’s Career
The 1998 stoner movie bombed on release but is now a cult classic.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Joy of Painting’ Flexes Its Magical Fingers
How Bob Ross' show became one of the most enduring successes of public television.
50 Years Ago: ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Combines Earworms and Education
The kids' series left a legacy of memorable songs about bills, conjunctions and magic numbers.
40 Years Ago: Eurythmics Finally Make It With ‘Sweet Dreams’
Album launched the duo to superstardom after a long, hard struggle.
45 Years Ago: ABBA Moves Into Making Movies
Film exemplified the band's pioneering forays into the combination of stage, screen and music.
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.
55 Years Ago: ‘Star Trek’ Boldly Changes the Face of Television
The show continues to have a monumental effect on television.
40 Years Ago: ‘Stripes’ Updates ’70s-Style Comedy for a New Era
Several bits from the film should be included in the canon of Bill Murray's career highlights.