Jan 022020
 

  • 2019 program ranker: Fox News has seven of the top ten.
  • 2019: Fox News has largest audience ever; MSNBC; CNN.
  • Tuesday’s numbers: CNNNYE-The FiveSpecial Report 1-2-3.
  • CNN analyst admits lying to FBI…and is still a CNN analyst!
  • CNN’s Richard Quest is the cat’s meow.  Weekend numbers.
  • Oh, Joy: MSNBC host’s tweet seen as cheering on terrorists.
  • Video: Joe Concha on claim 2019
  • Vulgarity, dumb mistakes…just another CNN New Year’s Eve.

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Jan 012020
 

Our best wishes to you for a healthy and rewarding 2020.

  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: 
  • Susan Wong: 
  • The Jack Benny Program: 
  • Mary Hopkin: 
  • Ellery Queen: The Adventure of Auld Lang Syne.
  • The Beach Boys: 

Happy New Year from johnny dollar’s place!

Dec 312019
 

  • Dragnet: 11 November 1954.
  • Monday’s numbers: Steyn-Gregg Jarrett-Chaffetz 1-2-3.
  • Concha: Why ‘Bombshell’ is bombing at the box office.
  • After six-year fertility struggle CNN anchor gives birth.
  • Linda Rondstadt colludes with CNN.  Brian’s 1500 words.
  • Scarborough: Don’t ever compare Trump to Hitler.  But…
  • Joy Reid rips Pompeo for going on RT…but there’s a catch.
  • What are you doing New Year’s Eve?  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, part five…

 

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Dec 302019
 

 

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Dec 282019
 

  • MediaBuzz vids: Pelosi
  • Reliable Sources: Local news; Time mag; new tech; evil Trump.
  • Video: Joe Concha, Sean Spicer on
  • Andrew Yang capitulates to MSNBC.  Soledad scolds Stelter.
  • F&F video: Dean Cain on
  • Hallmark Channel and its fascist Christmas movies beat CNN.
  • Rachel Maddow’s reckoning.  Sunday talkers.  R.I.P. Don Imus.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, part three…

 

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Dec 272019
 

  • Thursday numbers: The Five-Steyn-Bret/Tammy (tie) 1-2-3.
  • Video: with the Baier family.
  • Flashback: What CNN’s top legal eagle said 18 months ago.
  • Why isn’t Maddow treated like other crazy conspiracy nuts?
  • This is CNN…also spelled ‘CNN’.  2019 MSNBC
  • 2019 viewership ranker: FNC tops cable. Wednesday numbers.
  • Shannon Bream: I try to be open to what the Lord may have next.
  • Colleague of Joy Reid, BriWi lectures others about disinformation.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, part two…

 

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Dec 262019
 

  • Monday’s numbers; Tuesday’s numbers; weekend numbers.
  • Video: Julie’s 2019  The
  • Wemple: Maddow showed ‘misleading, dishonest asymmetry‘.
  • Joyella: Brian Williams making 11pm cable news’ hottest hour.
  • F&F video: Joe Concha on how media
  • Chuck Todd chided for confusing Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Primrose Matter, part one…

 
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Dec 252019
 

frebergEvery year on this day we present Stan Freberg’s enduring Christmas parable. Produced well over 50 years ago, its message remains relevant in the 21st Century:

  • Stan Freberg: Green Chri$tma$       album

Classic Christmas radio broadcasts:

  • Richard Diamond, Private Detective: A Christmas Carol  
  • The Saint: 19 Santa Clauses  
  • Amos ‘n’ Andy: The Christmas Show  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Carmen Kringle Matter  
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Red Mystery Matter   listen

Classic Christmas television episodes:

  • Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet: Busy Christmas  
  • The Hollywood Palace: Bing Crosby Christmas Show  
  • The Andy Griffith Show: Christmas Story  
  • Newhart: No Room at the Inn  
  • Dragnet 1968: The Christmas Story 
  • Night Gallery: The Messiah on Mott Street   watch
  • Roswell: A Roswell Christmas Carol  

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 and Acacia: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas      album
  • Linda Ronstadt: I’ll Be Home for Christmas    album
  • Vince Guaraldi: Christmastime Is Here      album
  • Boston Pops Orchestra and Chorus: Star of Bethlehem  
  • Crystal LewisO Holy Night      album

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from johnny dollar’s place.

Dec 242019
 

  • The Five video: The co-hosts exchange
  • Stelter’s top media stories omitted Robach/Epstein revelation.
  • Sling adds FNC and MSNBC to base tier.  
  • Dem 2020 hopeful catches CNN using an outdated poll.
  • Fourth Watch: The year’s five most memorable media moments.
  • F&F video: Joe Concha on (corrected)
  • Man who covers tweet typos objects to papers reporting tweets.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part five…

 

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Dec 232019
 

  • Freaky Friday numbers: Tucker-The Five-Jason Chaffetz 1-2-3.
  • Baumann: CNN lies about the economy.  
  • Fourth Watch: MSNBCNN rush to judgment at expense of facts.
  • Shocker: Fox News and FBN compete for guests.  
  • Harris Faulkner: From an early age I was taught to keep reaching.
  • Despite excessive promotion, Bombshell bombs at the box office.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part four…

 

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Dec 222019
 

J$P Video! A J$P Christmas tradition:



From Fox News Channel, Christmas 2004

Dec 212019
 

  • MediaBuzz vids:
  • Reliable Sources: Impeachment; evil Trump; evil Fox; evil GOP.
  • Samsung’s smart TVs get a little smarter.  FNC tops 2019.
  • Heritage Fndn responds to Tucker.  The
  • Poynter 2019 review gushes over Todd, Maddow, BriWi etc.
  • 12 stories the media bollixed up in 2019. 
  • Hogue: Dave’s ‘beautiful, classy‘ goodbye; Ed out, Carley in?
  • Columbia U clears Monica Crowley of CNN plagiarism charge.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part three…

 

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Dec 202019
 

  • Thursday’s numbers: Debate-Postgame-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Cooke: CNN is many things…but it’s not a news network.
  • The Mirror: Brian, Oliver, Tucker, Abby, Kat, Ana, Guy et al.
  • Bitter, much? Gretchen snarks at Greta over her new show.
  • Krystal Ball is the ‘anti-Rachel Maddow‘. 
  • Fox News promotes Jennifer Girdon to Chicago Bureau Chief.
  • F&F video: on ‘activist’ journalism.  Today’s lawsuit.
  • Fourth Watch: Stelter didn’t cover the story, only the reaction.
  • Babbling Brooke: Trump should listen to AOC’s climate advice.
  • Video: Dave Briggs Ali Velshi to weekends.
  • FTV: Stargazing; a not-so-exclusive; how the mighty have fallen.
  • Laura video: on Dunham probe.  Hannity makes book.
  • Blue vs blue: MSNBC assailed for its ‘establishment perspective’.
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part two…

 

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Dec 192019
 

  • The Five video: Greg Gutfeld’s take
  • Wednesday’s numbers: CNN Special-Hannity-Tucker 1-2-3.
  • Ed Henry gets Hemmer slot on America’s Newsroom;
  • Doug Heye re-ups with CNN.  Bret Baier signs up with UTA.
  • FTV Live:  Cuomo becoming just like Trump;  it’s selfie time!
  • Greta’s Pet Tales guests: Katherine McPhee, Bill O’Reilly etc.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: ‘We’re about to hear a torrent of lies!’
  • Scoop: CNN employee lands an interview with CNN employee.
  • Dana’s Christmas gift guide.  Fox to Lionsgate: No ads for you!
  • Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter, part one…

 

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Dec 182019
 

  • Tuesday’s numbers: Hannity-Tucker Carlson-Laura 1-2-3.
  • A few words from Anna Kooiman.  Cenk and ‘the c-word‘.
  • Monday’s numbers: Hannity-Tucker Carlson-The Five 1-2-3.
  • Where CNN is paying money to make viewers watch them.
  • Impartial CNN anchor: Trump sounds just like Kim Jong Un!
  • Sexton: This is confirmation that Stelter is an utter partisan.
  • The Mirror: Tucker, Joe, Mika, Hannity, Darcy, Bongino et al.
  • Video: Tucker skewers Joe & Mika with
  • Impartial CNN reporter keeps fawning over Dems she covers.
  • Adams: Maybe it depends on what the meaning of ‘expert’ is.

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