Jonathan Scott, vocals
Full Name: Yahan Sklar Henrijksen
B-day: August 9, 1960
Hair color: white
Eye Color: yellow
Stats: Son of Icelandic psychologists, Jonathan arrived in America at age 8 and immediately embarked on a career as an acid-tongued comedian. Disillusioned at age 15, he went on to gopher for the Muppet Show. After the show was cancelled, he went on a lost weekend with Shaggy and Scooby, scarfing down Cheese Curls with whipped cream on top. As a 'hobby,' he recorded various songs by himself and many Hanna-Babera lumanaries. Rumor has it he possesses a rare Hong Kong Phooey and Josie and the Pussycats collabration. He had the amazing revelation that he could have more fun playing music than fighting Scooby for extra-large heroes. And so, he started releasing home-made tapes. Thus, he begins his meteoric rise to obscurity, fighting off Harvard Square punks, nodding-off scenesters, and rabid music critic fans everywhere he goes.
Joel Simches, bass
Name: Joel Simches
Character name: Gloriand Celil-Galith
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hit points: 7
Skills: Drums, Keyboards, Sound, Bass, Pointless Ancedotes, Scene Experience (+20 advantage), Chatterbox, Stupid Hair Metal Tricks, Obscure Band References, Ecleticism
Weaknesses: Cute Stuffed Animals, Merchandise Tie-ins, Boston Driving (-10 disadvantage),Whine, Pontification, Over-scheduling.
Brett Milano, drums
Notes from an unknown e-mail coorespondent here:
"I had seen that CBS Radio Mystery Theater page before and knew of [Brett Milano's] radio days. He was also a radio man in the Navy during the war.
I knew that Brett was in the "Here's Love" Broadway production, but
I hadn't seen either of those webpages on it. I notice that it reunited
Brett with Paul Reed from
Car 54. And you can order the soundtrack CD!!!
He was amazing - really multi-talented. Degree in English from Harvard, became copyrighter, musician...
He also had one of the most beautiful singing voices I have ever heard.
He sings a song in a film called Ironweed, but I really recommend a 1969
film with him called
The Littlest Angel, if you haven't seen this already. It's an adorable musical (originally a Hallmark Hall of Fame television production) based on the book. It's hard to find on video (I managed to locate it at one Blockbuster), but well worth the search.
Brett also sculpted and painted, and wrote & illustrated some adorable
children's books, a few of which are still available in libraries and larger
Barnes and Noble, and Borders. (Incidentally, DVD [who had a lot in common with Brett], also wrote a couple of books some years ago, and at least one was about children. You can still find those in libraries too.)
Back to Brett... The Shari Lewis Bio on A&E showed clips of sketches
from the old Shari Lewis Show. One was with Fred as Lamb Chop's
doctor, and it was
Yeah, after The Munsters, Brett had trouble shaking off his Herman
character. No one would hire him or give him a decent role. Trouble was,
I think, he had done
Herman too well, and was a victim of his own success. He was so stung by the criticism that he started refusing to have anything to do with or even to speak of The
I think the scene in a stairwell you were thinking of was from Fatal
Attraction, with Michael Douglas. It was Brett's only scene in it.
I've been meaning to see the
director's cut version, though, because it includes some cut scenes and extra footage and interviews.
Yes, he was finally given a break with his (last) role in My Cousin
Vinny, and was very funny. Much of the role was just "reaction shots,"
which with his rubber face,
he did so well. How much he could convey without saying a word. (PS of course was another of the great "reactors.")"
Steve Crater, guitar
Unfortunately, Steve got into an alercation at a mob-owned resturant
involving marinera sauce spilt on some guy's tie. He's in the federal witness
protection program, but the government sends different guitarists to take
his place. It's okay, except when one of them feds tries to do something
fancy like broken chords.
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