Nov 112019
Best wishes from J$P for a happy Veterans Day.

Aug 132019

  • The Five: Chris Cuomo’s at ‘Fredo’ heckler.
  • Monday numbers: Hannity-Steyn (Tuck)-Chaffetz (Laura) 1-2-3.
  • The Mirror: Chris Cuomo, Tomi, Mollie Hemingway, et al.
  • CNN anchor erupts: ‘I’ll f-ing throw you down these stairs!’
  • Flashback: When Chris Cuomo had no problem with ‘Fredo’.
  • Davis: ‘No network has less moral standing‘ in this than CNN.
  • CNN exec: Eric and Don ‘dumb brothers‘.  Weekend numbers.
  • Hannity video: Joe Concha discusses and The Hunt.
  • The Fox News anchor who’s beating her broadcast competition.

Updated 6:33 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.

Jul 042019
Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth of July.

Apr 212019
From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a joyous and Easter!


Nov 222018

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:



Jul 042018
Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth of July.

Apr 012018
From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a and Easter!

Dec 252017

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.

Aug 182017
Jul 042017
Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth. And don’t forget

The Bob Newhart Show: Caged Fury
May 292017
Best wishes from J$P for a and Memorial Day.

Memorial Day video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

Apr 162017
From our place to yours, best wishes for a blessed Passover, and for a and Easter!

Jan 012017

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!

Sep 042016

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. Continue reading »

Jul 042016

Best wishes from J$P for a happy and meaningful 4th of July.