Tony Curtis, An Elevator Love Tale

Tony Curtis, An Elevator Love Tale

Tony Curtis, An Elevator Love Tale Tony Curtis passed away on September 29, 2010, making yesterday the 6th anniversary of his death.  He was a terrific actor and many of his films comprised the backdrop to my childhood. “Some Like It Hot” was filmed right...
Oprah – Rained Out in San Diego

Oprah – Rained Out in San Diego

Oprah Hi Gorgeous Tour Oprah came to San Diego in 2004, on her four-city “Hi Gorgeous” tour for O Magazine.  Amazingly, unexpected rainfall fell on the event. Amazingly why?  Because San Diego, and for that matter, California, has suffered from drought...
Tim Burton Elevator Story

Tim Burton Elevator Story

Tim Burton Elevator Story Tim Burton is a San Diego Comic Con icon. The characters from the movies he has created come alive during every Comic Con. Our company, Crystal Pyramid Productions, has covered the San Diego Comic Con for more than a decade, sending out...
Leslie Nielsen Remembered

Leslie Nielsen Remembered

Leslie Nielsen, Remembered – by Steve Dacri Leslie Nielsen was a very funny man.  Today would have been his 90th birthday. Our friend, Steve Dacri, was a great magician. In fact, he was the greatest living sleight-of-hand magician in the world. He lived and...
Nina Hartley

Nina Hartley

Nina Hartley How did a San Diego video production crew meet the magical Nina Hartley? Back in the mid-1980’s, we used to travel to Las Vegas to attend the VSDA (Video Software Dealer Association) shows, to pedal our wares.  We had produced a handful of...
Jerry Lewis, Great Guy, Sweet Man

Jerry Lewis, Great Guy, Sweet Man

Jerry Lewis – Is he the funniest man alive?  I don’t know, but he is indeed one of the longest-standing comedians in our time. Born on March 16, 1926, it’s going to be his 89th birthday in a few days. Director of Photography Mark Schulze and I had a...