Swackett remembers Robert Norman Ross, a beloved American painter, art instructor and television host. (born October 29)
Bob Ross was the creator and host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States and in Canada, Latin America and Europe. The Joy of Painting taught its viewers techniques for landscape oil painting. It’s last episode was recorded on May 17, 1994.
Swackett salutes James Hugh Calum Laurie CBE is an English actor, director, singer, musician, comedian and author. Laurie is known for portraying the title character on the Fox medical drama series House (2004–2012), for which he received two Golden Globe Awards and nominations for numerous other awards. (born June 11)
Laurie was listed in the 2011 Guinness World Records as the most watched leading man on television and was one of the highest-paid actors in a television drama.
#hughlaurie #housemd #swackettapp #youbeenpeeped
Peep Artist: Michael A. Zug Art Director: C. Scott Gilbert Broadcast Date: June 11th, 2011
Swackett salutes a period drama about one of New York’s most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s: Mad Men. The series focused on one of the firm’s most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.
Set in 1960s New York, Don Draper struggles to stay on top of the heap in the high-pressure world of Madison Avenue advertising firms. Aside from being one of the top ad men in the business, Don is also a family man, the father of young children.
Swackett remembers Magnum, P.I. — an American television series that ran from 1980 to 1988 starring Tom Selleck. Tom played Thomas Magnum, a private investigator living on Oahu, Hawaii. The series was rebooted in 2018 with Jay Hernandez playing the lead role. (first original episode December 11th, 1980)
Johnny Galecki and Kunal Nayyar are Swackett’s Peeps of the Day!
Swackett wishes a very happy birthday to John Mark “Johnny” Galecki and Kunal Nayyar; actors best known for their roles as Leonard Hofstadter and Rajesh Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory. (both born April 30th)