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Entries Tagged as 'John Ratzenberger'

Discovery Museum Celebrates Whitehead Exhibit August 17

August 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From the Discovery Museum: Is aviation history being rewritten? Now recognized by the internationally renowned publication Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft as the first to pilot a heavier-than-air aircraft two years before the Wright brothers, German immigrant Gustave Whitehead has captured the attention of Connecticut and the international aviation community as the debate of who […]

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Services For Wayne Ratzenberger, Special Talent Behind The Camera

May 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Update: Calling hours will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29 at Larson’s Funeral Home, 2496 North Avenue, Bridgeport. A service celebrating his life will be held on Thursday, May 30 at 11 a.m., in the United Congregational Church, 877 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT.

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Oh Ratz! This Way To The John

February 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger, the bar know-it-all from Cheers and host of Made In America, will serve as celebrity judge for the Regional 2012 Rube Goldberg Machine Competition for High School Teams on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Avenue.

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The Twisted Johnny Rizzo: A Comic’s Journey

January 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

Bridgeport is loaded with comics and we’re not even counting the City Council. John Ratzenberger, Kevin Nealon, Richard Belzer are among the funny men either born or raised in the city. Our rubber-faced Johnny Rizzo as well. What! They made a documentary about Johnny? (Hey, Johnny would call it a duckumentary.) They’re showing it Jan. […]

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Ratz Says Linda Will Deliver

October 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments · State Politics

Bridgeport native John Ratzenberger, who wrote the foreword to my book Only In Bridgeport, says Linda McMahon is a force of nature. Ratz created and played wise-ass mailman Cliff Clavin on the television series Cheers. The way the polls are heading, Linda, who’ll spend $50 million, needs all the help she can get.

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