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“Hello again…Peabody and Sherman here…”

I was an underachiever in my high school years. Mind you, I did all right scholastically...though admittedly, I didn’t always apply myself where studying was concerned. In retrospect, I don’t have too many regrets because most of what I was taught focused on memorizing facts and regurgitating them on command...as opposed to far-more-practical critical thinking… Continue reading “Hello again…Peabody and Sherman here…”

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Adventures in Roku

Let me just state at the start of this post...that when it comes to home entertainment, I’m a physical media disciple.  I like to own movies. I like to own TV shows.  From the time I bought my first VHS player in 1986 with a bonus I received from my then place of employment (despite my… Continue reading Adventures in Roku

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“Listen to me very carefully…I shall say this only once…”

Because I decided to start a Facebook page for Thrilling Days of Yesteryear some time back, the social media behemoth takes it upon itself every now and then to remind me when I haven’t generated any new content on the blog.  (As if I wasn’t already aware of this.  Facebook must be taking guilt lessons… Continue reading “Listen to me very carefully…I shall say this only once…”

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“Well now, everything dies, baby—that’s a fact/But maybe everything that dies someday comes back…”

So I was at the Google this morning fact-checking the lyrics of the Springsteen song so I could title this post…and that’s when I saw the above image, which is commemorating the 119th anniversary of the first documented ice cream sundae.  I’d celebrate this momentous occasion—I have the chocolate syrup, Reddi-Wip and chopped nuts—but I don’t… Continue reading “Well now, everything dies, baby—that’s a fact/But maybe everything that dies someday comes back…”

Classic Movies

A marvelous night for a Sundance

I had every intention of being bright and shiny this morning because TCM was running Rockin’ in the Rockies (1945) at 7:30am, and it’s a Three Stooges feature film that has eluded my attention for many years. (I have seen Rockin’ Thru the Rockies, a 1940 Stooges two-reeler—but close only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.) This is a… Continue reading A marvelous night for a Sundance