In 1976, Rankin-Bass Animation decided to make a sequel for the much loved “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer” animated special. This was supposed to be taking place right after Rudolph’s famed flight with Santa, and involved Father Time asking Rudolph for help to find the missing Baby New Year, named Happy. It’s become a […]

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  I think this is appropriate for today. I have to work on Christmas Eve AND Christmas Day doing tech support; I feel somewhat like the Grinch! Therefore, I am providing everyone with a special mid-week holiday episode of Talkin’ Bout My Generation as we discuss Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, and more in Dr. Seuss’ How […]

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Christmas. That time of year when the family gets together, lights are strung up around the house, and everyone sings carols and drinks eggnog. At least, that’s what it’s supposed to be, right? Well, in 1989, John Hughes’ story about “Christmas ’59” was made into a movie, returning with the irascible yet lovable family, the Griswolds. […]

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  In 1966, Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson took a leap into the unknown with a popular comic strip and brought forth an animated television short. Originally airing on CBS, they gave a shoestring budget to produce this special, to what they thought was going to be the ruin of Peanuts and Charlie Brown. Instead, it has […]

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  The winter of 1983 brought out perhaps one of the best loved Christmas movies of all time. It brought us lines like, “Frah-GEE-Lay! Must be Italian!” and “You’ll Shoot Yer Eye out!” Even today, kids still wish for an official Red Ryder carbine action, two-hundred shot range model air rifle; I know I did! Jean Sheperd […]
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  The perennial Christmas classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has graced our television screens since 1964, but has been known to us throughout pop culture since the 1930’s. Once the marketing product of a now defunct Montgomery Ward’s, Rudolph is still living strong in our hearts as perhaps one of the best Christmas classics ever. […]

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