Happy Holidays With Bing and Frank, the special was called, and it aired on December 20, 1957. The conceit is that Bing Crosby drops in on Frank Sinatra on Christmas …..
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While researching our new biography of Frosty the Snowman, we discovered something that maybe should have been obvious: Dude was a total copy of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Long before …..
Do you love A Charlie Brown Christmas? Are you old enough to remember postage stamps? Then you will probably like the A Charlie Brown Christmas postage stamp set now available …..
The 1943 Bing Crosby hit is still playing (and paying off) over 70 years later.
As we break for Christmas and the New Year, a selection of holiday classics past.
Yes, the president’s daughter is definitely gaining on the elves.
Next up, no doubt: Leonard Nimoy singing “The Illogical Drummer Boy.”
Here it is: our annual repost of praise to the most underrated Christmas movie of all time.
Merry Christmas, and thanks for reading and supporting Who2 in 2011.
Many people like to go to the movies on Christmas Day. It doesn’t even matter if it’s a good movie. Here are the 10 highest-grossing movies that opened on December 25th.
A holiday classic from 2009: five Christmas songs we wish would just go away.
Jon Stewart mocked the alleged War on Christmas pretty darn good in last night’s Daily Show. This after Fox News attacked a renamed “Holiday Parade” in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Skip ahead to the 4:50 mark for the really funny part: a parody with Rudolph, Charlie Brown, and the whole “holiday” gang.
And now for a little touch of Scrooge. Here are five celebrity Christmas songs I wish would just go away.Merry Christmas (War is Over) by John LennonIt starts out strong enough (“And so this is Christmas…”) but has there ever been a dopier lyric than “Let’s make it a good one / Without any fear”? God bless John Lennon and all, but this is not his strongest effort. Toss in the piercing kiddie backup voices, and this gets my vote for the most irritating holiday song ever.
An annual tradition: The President lights the national Christmas tree, and reporters bring on the nyuks.I count at least eight wisecracks in that LA Times post (“allegedly green”… “BlackBerry loving”… “aging Vice President”… “Watson, come here”… “unable to resist”… “Warning”… “obese, seasonally employed”… “wasting precious electrical energy”). Not bad for eight short paragraphs.