Markusen: Pop culture and the pastime: Wes Parker meets Greg Brady

From SABR member Bruce Markusen at The Hardball Times on November 28, 2016:

Who would have thunk that I would be writing about The Brady Bunch for The Hardball Times? It’s odd subject matter, I must admit, but it’s where I find myself in the latter stages of 2016.

Let me explain. A couple of months ago, I served as a moderator at a horror and pop culture convention known as Scare-A-Con, giving me the rare opportunity to interview two members of The Brady Bunch cast. Now in their late 50s, Mike Lookinland (who played youngest brother Bobby) and Susan Olson (who portrayed little sister Cindy) could not have been nicer as they recalled their days as child actors on a popular TV show that lasted for five seasons. The interview with the two former actors, who have now found success with other business ventures, turned out to be one of many highlights of the convention’s weekend.

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Originally published: December 8, 2016. Last Updated: December 8, 2016.