In 1980-81 I lived in LA for eight months appearing in TABLE SETTINGS at the Matrix Theater. Almost every night, after the show, most of the cast would head over to a bar/restaurant called Kathy Gallagher's in West Hollywood. Many performers hang … [Read More...]
Ten years ago this week I was fired at WABC during the first weeks of the Iraq War. For months preceding the invasion I had been presenting real evidence exposing the flim-flam our government was perpetrating concerning Iraq's danger to the US and … [Read More...]
The trailer for EVOCATEUR: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie has just been released and you can see me briefly here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MKEqwE76FU I saw this powerful film last year when it premiered at the TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL. It opens … [Read More...]
It’s a great story for the Christmas season; the Broadway cop who interrupted his beat to buy shoes and socks for a homeless man barefoot in the winter cold. We expect cops to be tough and inured to the quotidian hardships of life on city streets. … [Read More...]
I will be on SiriusXM Left on December 7,10th and 14th from 7-10AM EST filling in for Alex Bennet. Its Channel 127 and the number to call in is 1 866-99-SIRIUS. Please tune in and listen if you can. Better yet, please call in and share your … [Read More...]
I spent a good deal of the summer up in NYC; two weeks in July, almost three in August leaving after Labor Day…“New York is a great place to visit but you wouldn’t want to live there.” That saying was around before I was a kid but I’ve … [Read More...]
How times have changed Is the Madonna video suitable for the airwaves? Is Howard Stern acceptable for broadcast radio? Unbelievable how quickly times change...(a half decade later THE RICHARD BEY SHOW was a part of the controversy!) … [Read More...]
1.Would movie theaters sell even more popcorn if they offered no-cal ‘I Can’t Believe its Not Butter’ as a topping? 2. I always carry my own 0%fat butter spritzer to the movies! Sometimes patrons look at me weird hearing the pumping sound … [Read More...]
In 1983, I was two years into my television career when I was offered the hosting job on HBO's PREVIEW WEEKEND with Karen Morris-Gowdy as co-host. HBO used to free up its signal for a weekend, usually around Labor Day to entice new subscribers … [Read More...]
I know. How could I praise one of the Koch brothers?!? I shudder every time I walk into Lincoln Center and see David Koch's name on the wall. David and Charles Koch are notorious for supporting extreme right wing causes including the Tea Party. If … [Read More...]
- MORT AND ME
- SIRIUS LEFT AND MORTON DOWNEY, JR.
- Bey on WWRL1600 this Friday morn…
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- MY BREAKFAST WITH MITT
Some of the best scenes from The Richard Bey Show!