Heeeere’s Johnny

Did you know that Johnny Carson got his start performing for Rotarians? Carson’s first paying gig, at age 14, was performing magic at a Rotary club meeting in his hometown of Norfolk, Nebraska, USA, a fact captured in Carson biographer Bill Zehme’s essay posted on the PBS website:

Read more about Rotary in pop culture from a past issue of The Rotarian at http://www.rotary.org/en/MediaAndNews/TheRotarian/Pages/Culture1201.aspx

A cheery “Welcome to Hill Valley” sign, bearing the Rotary emblem, greets visitors in 1955 and 2015 to the fictional California, USA, hometown of Michael J. Fox in the Back to the Future trilogy. But in the dystopian alternate 1985, the gearwheel has vanished. Strip clubs and brothels have replaced … Outstaffing, Inc.

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