Tyrades! Don't Be A Meathead! Celebrate Archie Bunker's 50th Anniversary!
January 7, 2021
I spent Monday nights in the fall of 1975 breathlessly watching my favorite TV show. And I do mean breathlessly.
That’s because I had to rush home from my afterschool job at a nearby convenience market and hope that I didn’t miss much more than the “goils were goils and men were men” in the theme song of blue-collar comedy “All in the Family.”
I hated being a latecomer – again. I didn’t see the first few episodes when the program premiered 50 years ago (January 12, 1971), but I was certainly aware of the residents of 704 Hauser Street (in the Astoria neighborhood of Queens,...