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John Gizzi
26 minutes ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 10:58pm
@pickletoon Surprising. I send a lot of them.

John Gizzi
1 hour ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:33pm
What a jury on Naked City's "The Highest Prize"--Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker)as the good-natured juror who listens, Gerald S. O'Loughlin (Marine in WWII & Korea) as the hard-nosed foreman & Akim Tamiroff as the proud legal immigrant who holds out because guilt hasn't been proven

John Gizzi
2 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 9:20pm
RT @johngizzi: In Virtual Fashion, Hungarians Mark Beginning of Soviet Empire's End https://t.co/lqWyb3edE8 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 8:08pm
In Virtual Fashion, Hungarians Mark Beginning of Soviet Empire's End https://t.co/lqWyb3edE8 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:37pm
Texas' Hot Senate Race Grows Hotter https://t.co/Pwv110ZT4U #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:36pm
Democrat Rep. Horn Clings to Lead in OK-5 https://t.co/P7u0TtFIqA #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
9 hours ago:   Friday Oct 23 - 1:36pm
UT-4 Headed for Another 'Squeaker' Race https://t.co/DVn1g04WrB #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 11:23pm
@caderoux Nazi rally at MSG was surrounded by anti-Nazi protestors & US had broken diplomatic relations w. Berlin after Kristilnacht & ordered ships to fire on German & Italian ships before we were at war w. either.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 11:07pm
Don't know where @JoeBiden got that idea we were friendly to Hitler before we were at war.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:27pm
What I remember about the '94 Crime Bill was "midnight basketball" & bringing the Hong Kong police over to help in war in drugs(which was later removed from the final bill).

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:58pm
Did I hear @JoeBiden say "no one lost their health care" under Biden-Obama plan?

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:43pm
I knew it wouldn't be long before @JoeBiden deployed the word "malarkey."

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:31pm
RT @johngizzi: In Philadelphia for pre-debate TV program: Jeff Coleman, Norris Clark (onetime right hand man to Ross Perot), @johngizzi & @joewatkins (who I reported on when he ran for Congress in Indiana in 1984). https://t.co/C3BMz8uaZ4


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John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:26pm
In Philadelphia for pre-debate TV program: Jeff Coleman, Norris Clark (onetime right hand man to Ross Perot), @johngizzi & @joewatkins (who I reported on when he ran for Congress in Indiana in 1984). https://t.co/C3BMz8uaZ4


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John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 9:20pm
The debate session on Covid-19 is more like a traditional--& informative--debate of years past.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 5:58pm
@glenn_mcmillen @juliemason Still more than twice the amount to be cast yet. And many still wait to Election Day.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:51am
RT @johngizzi: Saddened to learn my friend of 35 yrs, former US Ambassador to Italy Pete Secchia, is dead at 83. He had the most panache of any envoy to Rome since Clare Boothe Luce & will be missed by many. Arrivederci, Pietro, & blessings from.SW (Smarter Wife) to your beautiful Joan.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:42am
Saddened to learn my friend of 35 yrs, former US Ambassador to Italy Pete Secchia, is dead at 83. He had the most panache of any envoy to Rome since Clare Boothe Luce & will be missed by many. Arrivederci, Pietro, & blessings from.SW (Smarter Wife) to your beautiful Joan.

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 10:12am
RT @johngizzi: Ukraine-Born Republican Spartz Gaining in Indiana-5 https://t.co/v9zCeRbEY5 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 8:53am
RT @johngizzi: Oklahoma's Sen. Inhofe Headed for Big Win https://t.co/HpjWkpScOs #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 8:18am
Dead Heat in Kansas Senate Race https://t.co/5xxygYMJK9 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 8:18am
Oklahoma's Sen. Inhofe Headed for Big Win https://t.co/HpjWkpScOs #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 day ago:   Thursday Oct 22 - 8:18am
Ukraine-Born Republican Spartz Gaining in Indiana-5 https://t.co/v9zCeRbEY5 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 7:06pm
RT @EduardHabsburg: All of you Catholics who want to really get to know Blessed Emperor Karl - whose feast day is today - order @RCCoulombe brilliant, immensely readable and pious brand new biography. Meet, love and respect this Emperor, family father and holy man (and his great wife). https://t.co/bSEiEhyrxd


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John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:51pm
RT @newsmax: .@NMalliotakis, daughter of Greek and Cuban immigrants, looks to capitalize on law and order issues to win a competitive house race on Staten Island, writes @johngizzi https://t.co/Ni0jBJmZ7t https://t.co/z5BEW2jBMD


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John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 3:51pm
RT @stevehosid: @johngizzi This Pope lost me when he said "Profits are the dung of capitalism"

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 12:22pm
RT @2ndAmend1791: @johngizzi 1000% Gizzi! The Holy Father does more damage than good with his liberal messages that are always taken further than he actually says. Unions is not the same as marriage, YET the leftist media will conflat and jump to the pope approves homosexual marriage, (he doesn't.)

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 12:22pm
RT @johngizzi: Clutching my rosary blessed by Pope Benedict XVI, today I especially wish he was still Pope.

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 11:45am
Clutching my rosary blessed by Pope Benedict XVI, today I especially wish he was still Pope.

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 9:55am
Citadel Grad Nancy Mace Has Momentum in SC-1 https://t.co/Q5rrmteq8f #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 9:55am
Law And Order Issue Fuels Malliotakis Surge in NY-11 https://t.co/gCQcwJdDr8 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
2 days ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 9:55am
Gen. Flynn Endorses Doug Collins for Senate in Georgia https://t.co/jofIXP3sc6 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 9:19pm
@thesum @newsmax @GOP Just as blacks in the 50's & 60's referred to Rep. Adam Clayton Piwell D.-NY as "our congressman," Korean-Americans I know refer to Steel as "Our Michele."

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 9:16pm
@thesum @newsmax @GOP Thank you. And I don't want to gamble that the scientists are wrong, I wear a mask, keep distances, & wash my hands in prayer. And I'm losing weight.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 7:21pm
@bettanyhughes Am watching the "Minitaur's Island" right after your take on Sparta-', & loving it! Herodotus would be proud of you.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 1:59pm
"Bringing Far Places Together" iscanothed example of Naked City showing interfaith good will. Moved by scene of Puerto Rican young man (Alejandro Rey)asked to chant responses at memorial service for dead Jewish man & then giving the rabbi his rosary.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 12:59pm
@thesum @newsmax @GOP Considering Steel announced her te AZ m is going back to recanvass the same 100,000 homes & has the eager volunteers with which to do it, I seriously question anyone complaining about a canvas.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 11:23am
RT @Logan_Ratick: Alaska Senate Race Unusually Close https://t.co/qZwzLG3tnY via @JohnGizzi @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 11:23am
"Bringing Far Places Together" is an example I often cite of the 6th sense Naked City writers (in this case, Howard Rodman) about culture & the future. The barrio is brought to life & the language barrier we see to the pt subtitles are used for scenes w. Puerto Rican families.

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 8:37am
Narrow '18 Winner Rep. Hagedorn: 'We'll Win Bigger in '20' https://t.co/2yiaeXn5eU #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 7:40am
RT @johngizzi: Rep. Slotkin Faces Strong GOP Challenge in Mich-8 https://t.co/mlcxMkyjmL #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 7:03am
Rep. Slotkin Faces Strong GOP Challenge in Mich-8 https://t.co/mlcxMkyjmL #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
3 days ago:   Tuesday Oct 20 - 7:03am
Alaska Senate Race Unusually Close https://t.co/CRUJJM5wTl #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 7:49pm
Execution scene in Naked City 's "Prime of Life" among the most realistic on TV--no screaming, no mad scientist-lab-like electroshocks, & priest recited Lord's Prayer as condemned man walked to chair. (Gov. Rockefeller didn't call).

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 7:39pm
@GeoBraunRadio Yes!

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 7:37pm
In "Prime of Life," Naked City gave early attention to young Gene Hackman as a reporter who thinks he'll get sick watching an execution, while Barnard Hughes plays an older, rough-edged John Gizzi-like reporter.

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 7:33pm
RT @johngizzi: "Prime of Life" is Naked City's gripping & completely absorbing look at the death penalty--Det. Flint, death penalty opponent, is forced to witness execution in electric chair of guy he brought in (who kills 3 cops in pursuit following a holdup).

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 2:04pm
"Prime of Life" is Naked City's gripping & completely absorbing look at the death penalty--Det. Flint, death penalty opponent, is forced to witness execution in electric chair of guy he brought in (who kills 3 cops in pursuit following a holdup).

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 10:42am
RT @johngizzi: Michelle Steel Emerges as Strong Prospect for GOP Gain in CA-48 https://t.co/g7CnhyGZZ5 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 9:54am
Michelle Steel Emerges as Strong Prospect for GOP Gain in CA-48 https://t.co/g7CnhyGZZ5 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 9:02am
North Carolina Senate Race Tightens https://t.co/U3oRnia9CH #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
4 days ago:   Monday Oct 19 - 9:02am
Will Mocking Kamala's Name Sink Georgia Sen. Perdue? https://t.co/KTL9mmb3mg #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Oct 18 - 9:28am
RT @johngizzi: Remembering Don Lyon: Pastor and Politician https://t.co/mTjOt2Ej7G #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
5 days ago:   Sunday Oct 18 - 8:53am
Remembering Don Lyon: Pastor and Politician https://t.co/mTjOt2Ej7G #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Oct 17 - 6:37pm
@savaricas I'm so happy you remember and think of me & hope you will come visit DC....& meet my friend & colleague , your fellow King's College graduate @KaterinaSokou

John Gizzi
6 days ago:   Saturday Oct 17 - 7:19am
@bellajfudge So you're married?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 9:04pm
@AnneHouseQuinn SW (Smarter wife) & I thank you profusely.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 7:32pm
RT @johngizzi: Happy doing what I do! https://t.co/Wgzornmd0h


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 5:31pm
Happy doing what I do! https://t.co/Wgzornmd0h


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 12:03pm
@drstef @newsmax ?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 11:53am
Why SC's Sen. Graham Is Still Leading Big-Spending Democrat https://t.co/yHwA7IyC93 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 11:53am
Democrat Warnock Up in Georgia Special Senate Race https://t.co/O0UNYhEJn7 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 10:46am
@Patrici70812206 @newsmax Democrat "talking points?"

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 16 - 8:02am
GOP Sen. Gardner Still Trailing in Colorado https://t.co/3nwf2HiouA #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 15 - 5:13pm
FM3 Poll: Dem Leads GOP Rep. Bacon in Nebraska's 2nd District https://t.co/gszVAWwH6a #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 15 - 12:12pm
Democrat Mark Kelly Still Maintains Lead in Arizona Senate Race https://t.co/tLg2h1qoz0 #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Thursday Oct 15 - 11:38am
Democrat Leading in Kansas Senate Race https://t.co/ykMFMPsPSj #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 14 - 6:33pm
'Sexting' Doesn't Thwart Democrat's Lead in NC Senate Race https://t.co/uPnNa8QyUR #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 14 - 6:33pm
Pence's Successor Has Big Lead in Indiana Gov Race https://t.co/NjDffhyrnL #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 14 - 5:30pm
"Pistol Packing Mama" In Col-2 To Newsmax: "My Opponent Is Another Bernie Sanders" https://t.co/XiKaKlfH9Q #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Wednesday Oct 14 - 3:30pm
RT @newsmax: Vice President Mike Pence heads to Michigan where Republican John James is 'biting at the ankle' of his opponent, @JohnGizzi reports. https://t.co/mmFyDbSlSC


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 7:37pm
RT @gerardkas: The Dyker Heights Civic Association founded in 1928 has held candidate debates for the past 60 years. Tonight Nicole Malliotakis debated an empty chair. Max Ross was a no show. In fact he did not even get back to the group. You show no respect Max.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 4:05pm
@julianorobertrj @guano_col @GeoBraunRadio @joshearnest @BarackObama Means nothing. So he was suddenly "the most qualified nominee" after he became CJ of DC Circuit, mose qualified with 21 years & not as qualified w. 17?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 3:18pm
@guano_col @GeoBraunRadio @joshearnest @BarackObama If he felt that way, his spokesman should not have told press Garland was most qualified nominee. It makes no sense. Kagan was not a judge--ACB is, & will make a great justice. (FYI--A lot of great justices were not judges before, Felix Frankfurter, Wm. Rehnquist & Byrom White)

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 2:53pm
@guano_col @GeoBraunRadio I have met Judge Garland & liked him. But if you are right--& @joshearnest used to say repeatedly he was the most qualified nominee in history--why didn't @BarackObama name his 1st term. when he had two vacancies & a Democratic Senate?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 2:32pm
@HartofPgh My cup runneth over. Is that ACB or you?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 2:19pm
RT @johngizzi: Dead Heat in Montana Senate Race https://t.co/EkDl9oePJZ #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 2:17pm
Dead Heat in Montana Senate Race https://t.co/EkDl9oePJZ #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 2:15pm
Between invoking Ruth Bader Ginsburg on having no preconceived bias before cases, putting constitutional law into plain English & having a blank notepad, ACB is going to prod Democrats into getting this hearing over ASAP.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 12:35pm
Mrs. Roberta McCain, who died at 108 last night, was the last living American to personally witness the storied Hiss-Chambers hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1948--& she took notes on it.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 10:44pm
RT @EvanWilliamJon: Much of Frank’s pre-Batman stuff isn’t talked about much. Not only did he do guest spots on ‘Naked City’, but also ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Hour’. Before both of those, Frank starred in he 1961 film ‘Ring of Fire’ even before Johnny Cash popularized it. https://t.co/BB2Xcf5CKq

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:15pm
RT @johngizzi: Conservative Jeanne Ives Coming on Strong in Illinois-6 https://t.co/OHcaB9e0BE #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:15pm
RT @johngizzi: Barrett Backers Expect Anti-Catholic Broadside From Dems https://t.co/Js7M28j2Rn #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:02pm
Democrat Warnock Jumps Into First in Georgia Senate Race https://t.co/ips7j7Cy9d #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:02pm
Barrett Backers Expect Anti-Catholic Broadside From Dems https://t.co/Js7M28j2Rn #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:02pm
Conservative Jeanne Ives Coming on Strong in Illinois-6 https://t.co/OHcaB9e0BE #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 9:02pm
Democrat Has Slight Lead Over Iowa's Sen. Ernst https://t.co/Jy7c0H5sGS #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Monday Oct 12 - 5:15pm
@TimMurtaugh will you email me again at gizzi.john@gmail.com?

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 11 - 10:53pm
RT @RafaelEstrada79: @JeanneIves @RodneyDavis @johngizzi A violent mob, supporters of the left wing dictator Daniel Ortega, attacked a political gathering by a conservative group. An independent journalist suffered grave injuries. This globalist radical left ideology must not take root in the USA. https://t.co/itCWeqJ43C


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John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 11 - 5:38pm
RT @johngizzi: No One Would Have Defunded The 'Naked City' Cops https://t.co/a8MutHI69y #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Sunday Oct 11 - 3:38pm
No One Would Have Defunded The 'Naked City' Cops https://t.co/a8MutHI69y #Newsmax via @Newsmax

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 5:25am
Naked City's " A Man Without A Skin" begins & ends with bangs-- scenes so brutal that one would think Quentin Tarantino & "Bloody Sam" Peckinpah collaborated on them. (Onetime "Dead End" Kid Gabe Dell turns in powerful performance as bloodthirsty mobster Willie Corbin).

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 5:13am
Seeing George Segal in Naked City's "A Man Without A Skin" reminds me of my friend, the late Rep. Clint Roberts, R.-SD, who had a small part in "Duchess & Dirtwater Fox" telling how nice star Segal was & how he played his famous banjo for cast(Segal is still going strong at 86!)

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 5:07am
Before " Virginia Woolf" & "Just Shoot Me!," George Segal shined as Jerry the reckless cop in Naked City's "A Man Without A Skin." Jerry's love for lone wolf heroism & refusal to call for backup to bring down a ruthless mobster results in shooting death of his partner.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 2:24am
Just heard "Ol' Number 16," the Yanks!--their winningest pitcher ever--died.....Whitey Ford is dead at age is dead at 91

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 2:10am
RT @johngizzi: Today. 0ctober 10, I will be recalling * & thinking of a true woman of faith & class that I lost six yrs ago but whom I know is in heaven--my Mom, Roslyn Ann Gizzi, on what would have been her 98th b'day. I miss you & love you.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Saturday Oct 10 - 2:07am
Today. 0ctober 10, I will be recalling * & thinking of a true woman of faith & class that I lost six yrs ago but whom I know is in heaven--my Mom, Roslyn Ann Gizzi, on what would have been her 98th b'day. I miss you & love you.

John Gizzi
1 week ago:   Friday Oct 9 - 11:27pm
RT @johngizzi: Powerful scene in "Beyond This Place, There Must Be Dragons" when hit men are following stoolie Frank Gorshin up escalator in bus station & Lt. Parker, Arcaro & Flint draw their guns in unison.

John Gizzi
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 9 - 11:21pm
Powerful scene in "Beyond This Place, There Must Be Dragons" when hit men are following stoolie Frank Gorshin up escalator in bus station & Lt. Parker, Arcaro & Flint draw their guns in unison.

John Gizzi
2 weeks ago:   Friday Oct 9 - 11:19pm
It 's clear from Naked City's "Beyond This Place, There Must Be Dragons" that Lt. Parker's wife, long suffering from his long hours & late night calls, sleeps in another room, since Parker's alone in pajamas when Flint calls to say stoolie Frank Gorshin was looking for him.