July 4, 2020

Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth of July.

May 25, 2020

Best wishes from J$P for a Memorial Day.

Memorial Day video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

April 12, 2020

From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed and for a and Easter!


January 1, 2020

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2020.

  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: 
  • Susan Wong: 
  • The Jack Benny Program: 
  • Mary Hopkin: 
  • Ellery Queen: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne.
  • The Beach Boys: 

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

Green Chri$tma$

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over 50 years ago, its message remains relevant in the 21st Century:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Richard Diamond, Private Detective: A Christmas Carol  
  • The Saint: 19 Santa Clauses  
  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: The Christmas Show  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter   listen

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • The Hollywood Palace: Bing Crosby Christmas Show  
  • The Andy Griffith Show: Christmas Story  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story 
  • Night Gallery: The Messiah on Mott Street   watch
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol  

Classic Christmas movies:

  • Babes in Toyland (March of the Wooden Soldiers) 
  • Christmas Story  amazon  iTunes
  • The Lemon Drop Kid  
  • Home Alone  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  amazon  iTunes

Sounds of the season:

  • David Ian and Acacia: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas      album
  • Linda Ronstadt: I’ll Be Home for Christmas    album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here      album
  • Boston Pops Orchestra and Chorus: Star of Bethlehem  
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night      album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.

November 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from johnny dollar’s place!

  • Stan Freberg:
  • Lux Radio Theater: Miracle on 34th Street.
  • ‘Oh, the humanity!’: The story behind the story.
  • Newhart:
  • Daniel Krauthammer: Lessons my father taught me.
A Thanksgiving message from Johnny Dollar:

 

Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five: Chris Cuomo’s at ‘Fredo’ heckler.
  • Monday numbers: Hannity-Steyn (Tuck)-Chaffetz (Laura) 1-2-3.
  • The Mirror: Chris Cuomo, Tomi, Mollie Hemingway, et al.
  • CNN anchor erupts: ‘I’ll f-ing throw you down these stairs!’
  • Flashback: When Chris Cuomo had no problem with ‘Fredo’.
  • Davis: ‘No network has less moral standing‘ in this than CNN.
  • CNN exec: Eric and Don ‘dumb brothers‘.  Weekend numbers.
  • Hannity video: Joe Concha discusses and The Hunt.
  • The Fox News anchor who’s beating her broadcast competition.

Updated 6:33 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.

July 4, 2019

Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth of July.

April 21, 2019

From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a joyous and Easter!

 

January 1 2019

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2019.

  • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: 
  • The Jack Benny Program: 
  • Ellery Queen: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne.

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from johnny dollar’s place!

  • Stan Freberg:
  • Bob Newhart:
  • Dragnet:
  • WKRP in Cincinnati:
  • Tom Shillue: The best (and worst) Thanksgiving side dishes.
  • Daniel Krauthammer: Lessons my father taught me.
  • Audio: A Thanksgiving message from Johnny Dollar:

 

 

July 4, 2018

Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth of July.
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April 1 2018

From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a and Easter!


Green Chri$tma$

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over a half century ago, its message remains timeless:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Lights Out: Uninhabited  
  • The New Adventures of Nero Wolfe: The Case of the Slaughtered Santas  
  • Lux Radio Theater: Miracle on 34th Street  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter  

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • Night Gallery: The Messiah on Mott Street 
  • Christmas in Washington (1989): Highlights with President and Mrs Bush, Olivia Newton-John, Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone, et al  

Classic Christmas movies:

  • Babes in Toyland (March of the Wooden Soldiers) 
  • Christmas Story  amazon  iTunes
  • The Lemon Drop Kid  
  • Home Alone  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1947)  amazon  iTunes
  • Miracle on 34th Street (1994)  amazon  iTunes

Sounds of the season:

  • David Ian & Acacia: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas     album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here    album
  • Katherine McPhee: Jingle Bells     album
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night    album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.