Category “The Thriller In Manila”

Remembering Muhammad Ali (1942-2016) :: The Marc Steiner Show June 6, 2016 – Segment 1 My co-host Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Associate Professor of American Studies at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and co-editor of Blackberries and Redbones: Critical Articulations of Black Hair/Body Politics in Africana Communities, and I begin the show with a tribute to and remembrance of the life of the […]

The Legacy of Muhammad Ali – Podcenter – ESPN

The legacy of Muhammad Ali.

The Undefeated, June 6, 2016 -Ali: An Imperfect Icon

“The Thriller in Manila”  

New York City, April 1, 2009 — Premiere of “The Thriller In Manila,” UK Version

It was my pleasure to be involved with the production of John Dower’s 2009 documentary.   The highlight was being able to meet Smokin’ Joe at his gym with my brother, Jerry Bembry, a few months before it was closed.

Interview with Eddie Futch, Las Vegas, August 13, 2000

INTERVIEW WITH EDDIE FUTCH – 8/13/00, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA   Eddie Futch moved to Los Angeles from Detroit in 1951. He originally intended to find work on the Alaska pipeline, but stopped en route in Los Angeles to stay with a former fighter he trained. His fighter convinced him to remain in Los Angeles to […]