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Christmas in…April?

I have received no fewer than three emails this week advertising tickets for Holiday and Christmas shows. From Andrea Bocelli to kid-specific shows. I know that I often hear people complaining that “Christmas decorations and sales are starting earlier and earlier each year” but how how do you feel about getting promo emails to buy […]

Article on Peter Billingsley

Buzzfeed did a great article How “A Christmas Story” Kept Peter Billingsley Normal  There is one item, however, tucked into an inconspicuous corner of his office, that makes plain Billingsley is something beyond a prosperous movie industry player. It’s a small lamp, with a tasseled shade, and, if you squint, you can make out the important […]

Be sure to drink your Ovaltine…A FRAUD!

I just read an article that profoundly affects the very fabric of Ralphie’s quest for the Little Orphan Annie secret decoder ring. As one of the major sub-plots of A Christmas Story, Ralphie agonizes as he waits for the decoder ring to arrive so he can solve the ultimate riddle…to drink milk with chocolate powder. I let […]