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No Farewells for Ric Ocasek:

Posted by WPProducer on September 20, 2019  /   No Comments

He was a constant genius hiding in plain sight, painting the walls of our lives with words springing from his subconscious and echoing off his peculiar instrumentations. Ric redefined rock stardom, and for that, every lanky introvert in pop music owes Mr. O a debt forever.

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Shooting Stars: Emmitt Smith

When you produce a talk show in the fourth largest city in America, you tend to run into a lot of stars– the kind in front of the camera…as well as the kind both on …

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A Lone Star Salute

It’s our nature as Texans to proudly honor our U.S. military service men and women who paid the price for our many freedoms today. Some gave much, and some gave all. As the grandson of …

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A Bayou City Christmas

Celebrating the Yuletide Season ‘the Lone Star way’ was an annual tradition on ‘Great Day Houston.’ As a professional musician, I have great respect for all the local artists who are actively carving their niche …

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It’s Still A Wonderful Life

“No man is a failure who has friends.” That is the inspiring and reassuring message of Frank Capra’s classic holiday film, “It’s A Wonderful Life.” With that theme, Capra was able to deliver an all-encompassing …

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An American Daredevil

In conducting TV interviews, a producer relies on many tools to draw a viewer into the conversation. Certainly the biggest tool of the trade is the set up package: a background video introduction to a …

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