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



May 302016
 
Best wishes from J$P for a and Memorial Day.


 

Video courtesy Richard Sullivan on Vimeo.

Mar 272016
 
From our place to yours, best wishes for a and Easter!

Jan 012016
 

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2016.

  • Nancy Wilson:
  • The Jack Benny Program:
  • Ellery Queen:

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

Dec 252015
 

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Although he produced it well over a half century ago, its message is timeless:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$     album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Jack Benny: Last Moment Christmas Shopping  
  • Dragnet: A .22 Rifle for Christmas  
  • Quiet, Please: Berlin, 1945  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • 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 
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol  amazon  hulu+  netflix  iTunes

Classic Christmas movies:

Sounds of the season:

  • David Ian: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas     album
  • George Shearing: God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen      album
  • Theresa and Mike Levy: The First Noel    album
  • Ellis Marsalis: Silent Night     album
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night     album

Merry Christmas from johnny dollar’s place.

Jul 042015
 
Best wishes from J$P for a and fourth. And don’t forget