Articles tagged with: The Price Is Right

That time 37 years ago I won a car on The Price is Right

published: March, 16, 2017 Written by // Mark S. King - My Fabulous Disease Categories // Social Media, Activism, Gay Men, International , Living with HIV, Media, Mark S. King

Mark S. King: "Year after year I’ve seen that video and find myself pulling farther away from the image on my television screen..."

That time 37 years ago I won a car on The Price is Right

When I was nineteen years old, I vacationed to Los Angeles and won a car on “The Price is Right.” In the following years, if I really liked you and wanted to impress you — or give you a small, wacky glimpse of my life — then at some juncture I’d say “So hey, have you ever been to Los Angeles?” Or, “Did I ever tell you about the car?” It was a long time ago. Thirty-seven years. I have a videotape of the entire episode and it gets trotted out and viewed from time to time. Now

Winning a car on The Price is Right

published: February, 13, 2011 Written by // Mark S. King - My Fabulous Disease Categories // Arts and Entertainment, Television, Mark S. King

Mark S. King says “Come on down" memory lane as he recounts the tale of how we won a car on THAT game show, and he has the video to prove it!

Winning a car on The Price is Right

 When I was nineteen years old, I vacationed to Los Angeles and won a car on “The Price is Right.” In the following years, if I really liked you and wanted to impress you — or give you a small, wacky glimpse of my life — then at some juncture I’d say “So hey, have you ever been to Los Angeles?” Or, “Did I ever tell you about the car?” It was a long time ago. Thirty years. I have a videotape of the entire episode (see below for an excerpt) and it gets trotted out and view