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I'm Mark & I've Been a Fame fan since 1982. This blog is dedicated to the incredibly talented cast of the show and is a place to share music, videos and pictures. To contact me please send emails to: mark1814uk@googlemail.com

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Friday, 28 February 2014

A Message From Valerie Landsburg

Valerie Landsburg has a message about her KickStarter campaign to raise funds for "Offer and Compromise"

 "In 37 years of acting, writing, directing and developing projects, including Offer & Compromise, this Kickstarter campaign is the hardest thing I have ever done. 

 Shooting 18 hour days, on my feet in terrible weather with animals, children and everything going wrong - is easier than... Asking for money. 

 Asking you for money to support my efforts as a director has been very hard for me. If I had to raise money for you, that would be easy. You deserve it, you are great, I believe in you. 

Needless to say, through this journey I have been given a gift, the opportunity to look very deep inside myself and learn to ask for help. The outpouring of people who have pledged their money or their support has been incredible. What has kept me going is sitting quietly, late at night, sending thank you messages for our pledges and answering emails of support.

Unfortunately, we got kicked in our metaphorical nuts with the Kickstarter hacking news. The good news is that the money is administered through Amazon so no financial information was compromised. And Kickstarter is all or nothing, so no one's credit card is charged unless we reach our goal.

Again, I want to acknowledge and say how thankful I am to the community of people from all around the world that have helped us with this project. We are doing everything we can to reach our goal and when we do, we know we will make a wonderful movie. 



To support Valerie with the campaign go to Kickstarter to pledge and share.

The Cast of "Offer and Compromise" promote the campaign:

Ebay Item of the Week

This week a set of Fame Goodies

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Fame Calendar March 2014

Fame Calendar March 2014 

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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Fame Season 2 Magazine snippet

Fame Season 2 Magazine snippet

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Doris Schwartz Time and Again Season 4 Episode 13

My fan fiction story "Doris Schwartz Time and Again" continues with episode Thirteen titled "Burn Like a Fire" which comes from the Season 4 Song "Overnight Success". 

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Films and Filming Magazine 1980

Films and Filming article from May 1980

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Friday, 21 February 2014

Valerie Landsburg - Pledge and Share

Valerie Landsburg's Kickstarter campaign to fund her movie "Offer and Compromise" is continuing.

Here's a video she has done for the casting couch.

To pledge and support Valerie go to the Kickstarter page.

Casey Abrams from American Idol is part of the films cast. Here's a little song he put together  to support the campaign.

Star Magazine Hanging Out With the Fame Gang 1982

Star Magazine Hanging Out With the Fame Gang 1982

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Gonna Learn How To Fly Part 2 - Full Episode

Saturday 22nd February is the 30th anniversary of "Gonna Learn How To Fly - Part 2" from season 3.

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Ebay Item of the Week

This week a season 4 promo photo of Jesse Borrego, Nia Peeples and Janet Jackson from 1984.

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Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Valerie Landsburg and Lee Curreri Could We Be Magic Like You 2014

Valerie Landsburg and Lee Curreri had a recent reunion in LA. 

Valerie said:  "While I've been in LA its been so wonderful to hang out with Lee, we have the kind of friendship that seems to defy time apart, we pick up right where we left off."

While together they recorded with wonderful version of "Could We Be Magic Like You".  The video is below.

Also they are promoting Valerie's Kickstarter campaign to raise funding for her movie "Offer and Compromise".

Valerie is grateful to anyone who takes the time to pledge and support her project, but she has told me it means a lot to her when it's her Fame fans who pledge. 

Valerie has given us so much as Doris on Fame. How many of us have said at some point in the past "I wish I had a friend like Doris?" 

Well we do, we have Valerie and after giving us so much she's asking for our help. Just one dollar shows we care and adds your name to the list of supporters. 

So Pledge and Share as much as you can.

Valerie's Kickstarter campaign

Picture of the Week

This week Gene Anthony Ray on the Fame set outside his trailer.

Friday, 14 February 2014

Valerie landsburg Kickstarter Campaign

Valerie Landsburg has just launched her Kickstarter campaign to make a new movie "Offer and Compromise" which she will be directing. 

The Kickstarter campaign is to raise the $500,000.00 funding required to make the movie. You can pledge anything from $1.00.  However there are rewards for pledging Higher amounts. 

$4500.00 could get you the plaque presented to Doris at the end of the season 2 episode "Friendship Day". 

$7000.00 could get you and a friend dinner with Valerie and some of her Fame friends either in New York or LA. 

$10,000.00 could get you Valerie's Platinum single for "Hi Fidelity". 

Plus lots of other rewards like being an extra or attending a première of the movie. 

The people in the know say she needs to be at 20% of her target by Sunday so $100,000.00
To support the campaign and pledge Go to the Kickstarter page  

The project is running until 14th March 2014.

Gonna Learn How To Fly - Full Episode

Saturday 15th February is the 30th Anniversary of the U.K. broadcast of  "Gonna Learn How To Fly Part 1" from Season 3.

The episode guide has been updated with new pictures.

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Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day!

Such Good Friends Part 5 - Episode of the Month

"Such Good Friends" from Season 5 is the February Episode of The Month. It comes in 5 parts and this is part 5.

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Thursday, 13 February 2014

Such Good Friends Part 4 - Episode of the Month

"Such Good Friends" from Season 5 is the February Episode of The Month. It comes in 5 parts and this is part 4.

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Picture of the Week

This week a great poster  from Jackie Magazine 1983 of Lee Curreri, Erica Gimpel, Lori Singer and Carlo Imperato during the Kids From Fame U.K. Tour 1983.

TV Tops We're Gonna Live Forever Article September 1983

TV Tops We're Gonna Live Forever Article September 1893

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Tuesday, 11 February 2014