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.

November 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from johnny dollar’s place!

  • Stan Freberg: The Thanksgiving Story
  • Lux Radio Theater: Miracle on 34th Street
  • Newhart:
  • Father Knows Best: Thanksgiving Day
  • WKRP in Cincinnati:
  • Audio: A Thanksgiving message from Johnny Dollar:

 

Friday Links and Open Thread

July 4, 2017

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

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!