A Little Less Monkee Business

in Hits & Misses by
“I doubt this’ll be be the last you’ll hear of me…
as I’d imagine my name will come up again
when Mickey Dolenz kicks the bucket.
Thenthat oughta be the last.”

Michael Nesmith
Musician, actor, hat head.
December 30, 1942 – December 10, 2021.
Aged 78 years.

Most recognized for: He was the knit wool cap wearing member of The Monkees who grew frustrated with the band’s made-for-TV image and left to pursue other interests… like making TV. His 1985 show “Television Parts” helped launch the careers of several comedians, including Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, and Jack Handey. Though hesitant at first, he would later participate in several Monkee reunions… with one more in the works. They’re just waiting on Mickey for this one.