Archive for Category: Media coverage

Daily ‘Star Trek’ News: New book: original Captain Pike Jeffrey Hunter was “simply too handsome” to play Mike Brady in ‘The Brady Bunch’

So cool to see The Brady Bunch and THE WAY WE ALL BECAME THE BRADY BUNCH mashed up with Star Trek, especially since the two shows are among the most successful syndicated series in TV history. Here,’s Alison Pitt writes about Star Trek‘s original captain, Jeffrey Hunter, and how he was told he was too handsome to play Mike Brady, a role he desperately wanted.

Entertainment Weekly Exclusive: How Robert Reed came to play ‘The Brady Bunch’ dad Mike (and who almost got the job instead)

Just one more day until The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch is on sale! Today, Entertainment Weekly ran an excerpt, all about the (much exaggerated) legend of Gene Hackman almost being cast as primetime superdad Mike Brady. Read it HERE, and then read the whole book on December 3!

And thank you, EW, the magazine that made me want to be an entertainment writer.

19 Books That Should Be On Your Radar: November/December 2019

Thanks to Daniel Ford at the Writer’s Bone podcast for including The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch on the list of books that should be on your radar this holiday season. I might be more than a little biased, but I think the book would make the grooviest of holiday gifts for, obviously, all the Brady fans on your gift list, but also for any TV fan who will appreciate the influence The Brady Bunch has had — and continues to have! — across so many areas of pop culture.