As if two blogs, a cross-country tour of a theatrical spectacular, historical preservation of mid-century aluminum cultural artifacts and a line of clothing wasn't enough, the "Canned Ham" empire now also encompasses a burgeoning video phenomenon. Here for your perusal is the premiere episode of "Hamming It Up!", the talk show shot on location in Canned Ham. My old friend Jeff Whitty came by for dinner and, to avoid washing the dishes, agreed to a sit-down with yours truly at the kitchen table of the camper. Shag carpet, musical theater and Richard Milhous Nixon are just a few of the things that came up in conversation.