Friday Links and Open Thread

July 4, 2017

Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth. And don’t forget


The Bob Newhart Show: Caged Fury

May 29, 2017

Best wishes from J$P for a and Memorial Day.



Memorial Day video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

April 16, 2017

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

January 1 2017

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2017.

  • Nancy Wilson:
  • The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes:
  • Ellery Queen video: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne   hulu

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

November 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from johnny dollar’s place!

  • Stan Freberg: The Thanksgiving Story
  • WKRP in Cincinnati:
  • The Jack Benny Program:
  • Newhart:
  • Video: Kilmeade’s advice for on Thanksgiving.
  • Audio: A from Johnny Dollar.

Confessions of a Fox News ‘Sock Puppet’

No sock puppets needed.A little while ago, after Andrea Tantaros’s lawsuit was made public, your humble correspondent was approached by Mediaite for an interview on the subject of Fox News ‘sock puppet’ twitter accounts. I said yes; Lindsey Ellefson submitted the questions via email and I responded. But the contemplated Mediaite post didn’t pan out, and Ms Ellefson agreed that we could publish the Q&A here, at J$P.

Read moreConfessions of a Fox News ‘Sock Puppet’

July 4, 2016

Best wishes from J$P for a happy and meaningful 4th of July.



May 30, 2016

Best wishes from J$P for a and Memorial Day.



 
Video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

March 27, 2016

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

January 1, 2016

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2016.

  • Nancy Wilson:
  • The Jack Benny Program:
  • Ellery Queen:

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

Green Chri$tma$

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Although he produced it well over a half century ago, its message is timeless:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$     album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Jack Benny: Last Moment Christmas Shopping  
  • Dragnet: A .22 Rifle for Christmas  
  • Quiet, Please: Berlin, 1945  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • 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 
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol  amazon  hulu+  netflix  iTunes

Classic Christmas movies:

Sounds of the season:

  • David Ian: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas     album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Theresa and Mike Levy: The First Noel    album
  • Ellis Marsalis: Silent Night     album
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night     album

Merry Christmas from johnny dollar’s place.

November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from johnny dollar’s place!
  • Stan Freberg: The Thanksgiving Story
  • WKRP in Cincinnati:
  • Winston Churchill:
  • Bob Newhart:
  • Audio: A from Johnny Dollar.

July 4, 2015

Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth. And don’t forget