File puptcrit/puptcrit.0801, message 92


Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2008 07:03:28 -0500
To: <puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org>
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] 2 non-puppet stories from Johnny Faust


Alan, love Santa Barbara stories.....memories of Lompoc come up, my
hometown! 

Mary H. 


On 1/9/08 3:50 AM, "Alan Cook" <alangregorycook-AT-msn.com> wrote:

> One night in Santa Barbara, The Fausts took me to dinner at El Portal.
> 
> 
> Johnny was talking about night clubbing and how one night in another town a
> boisterous boor was at the next table, using foul language and behaving
> rudely. "Who on earth IS that guy? " Johnny asked the waiter, who replied.
> "That's Jack Armstrong, the All American Boy!"  And it really was.!  For all
> you younger people, Jack Armstrong was a popular pre-TV RADIO show, and when
> the Program was announced, it was always "Jack Armstrong, the All American
> Boy!" Even grade-school kids quoted all five words. Not so many around now to
> remember that radio show.
> 
> There was a guy who MAY have worked with Johnny. At any rate, he was talking
> about sites he'd like to visit whle touring as a performer. At the top of the
> list was a visit to the Grand Canyon. "Oh, you like scenery?" Johnny asked.
> "Nah, I always wanted to pee a mile."
> 
> ALAN COOK
> 
> 
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