The original National Lampoon magazine had some good writing and cartooning, up to the release of Animal House, when the emphasis switched to movies. Cartoonist Gahan Wilson, known for his macabre humor, had a regular feature in NatLamp called “Nuts.” The installment I remember best is perhaps the least macabre. I felt exactly this way after making a drawing board for myself when I was 11 years old.
Not too long before Buddy Holly died, he recorded three, and only three, absolutely delightful songs in glorious sounding stereo. Here they are, transferred for maximum audio fidelity.
Oh, dear. Two Colbert clips in a row. Well, it’s too late now…
Here is Colbert interviewing NY Times columnist Frank Rich two nights ago.
You don’t have to know what Stephen Colbert’s “Green Screen Challenge” is to enjoy this great video clip from last night’s show. I did a quick search of YouTube and don’t see it posted yet, but plenty of past entries are available there. Search for something like ‘colbert green jedi’.
My late mother’s maiden name was, no fooling, Waffle. It’s Dutch. Click here to see the full page from her alma mater newsletter. From the initials, do you know what school she attended? Hint: she graduated the semester before Grace Kelly started there. Here’s Mom’s graduation picture.
Audio Adaptation of The Wonderful Wizard of OZ, Crown Publishers, Inc., 1961