Some people, like my sister in law, believe that Christmas shouldn’t be celebrated until Dec. 1st. To some extent, I agree with that; I don’t think that we should play Christmas music or have Christmas movies or TV specials playing on TV until AFTER Thanksgiving. So maybe Bill Murray and I have something in common – […]

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  On Nov 20th, 1973, a new Thanksgiving tradition was born with the Peanuts gang. 40 years ago, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving brought us laughs with a beagle who cooked toast, popcorn, pretzels, and jellybeans for a Thanksgiving feast. Sit down with host Doug Abel and guest host Carla Valdes from Yeah Yeah Cool (http://www.yeahyeahcool.com) as […]

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Back in 1987, one of the very few Thanksgiving movies we’ve ever had came out. A John Hughes production, it starred Steve Martin and John Candy as they are trying to get from New York to Chicago in a hellish trip home via rerouted planes, a 90 mi. truck ride to the train station, and […]

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The world of radio was a little funnier east of the Mississippi, in a city called Cincinnati back in the early 80’s. This radio group had soul, it had tight pants, it had a burnout and a lovable loser. Hell, it even had the fashion sense of a used car salesman in it! Come join Talkin’ […]

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  In 1986, Ron Howard set out to direct a comedy involving Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, John Turturro, George Wendt, and a slew of Japanese actors. It was a culture clash, to be sure – Japanese workers coming to America to open a automobile factory, being called things like “Rice A Roni Patrol”, while dealing […]

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