Today is Dick Van Dyke is 88 years old. And my friend Mark Evanier -- who's gotten to know the good fellow in recent years -- has an affectionate tribute to him and memories about how attending a taping of The Dick Van Dyke Show changed his life. You can read it here.
Robert J. Elisberg is a two-time recipient of the Lucille Ball Award for comedy screenwriting. He's written for film, TV, the stage, and novels, and is a regular columnist for the Huffington Post and the Writers Guild of America. Among his other writing, he has a long-time column on technology (which he sometimes understands), and co-wrote a book on world travel. As a lyricist, he is a member of ASCAP, and has contributed to numerous publications.