Tag - Bing Crosby

Eye of the Cat (1969)

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 16: Eye of the...

Holy mackerel, we’re already at the halfway point! Time flies when you’re launching it from a trebuchet. We kick off tonight’s festivities with a bit of old-time radio. It’s the show Sleep No More, with readings by...

Wax cylinders

Your Weekend Justice #275: The Power of...

Discussed: Premature Rock Lobstering; Dodging the Dire Straits conversation; Sound Board spring cleaning; Jon is still homeless, mostly; Evil research companies; Facebook is evil but RTFM; Remembering the Gabfest; Rox hipping people up;...

Fay Wray and Claude Rains in The Evil Mind/The Clairvoyant

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 9: The Evil...

For Day 9, we begin with something I never thought I would hear: Bing Crosby, Boris Karloff and Victor Moore singing a song together for Halloween. This is from the Philco Radio Hour. And it’s more proof that Karloff had great comic...

White Christmas

The Story of Bing Crosby’s...

Make no mistakes about it; the version of “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby is the heavyweight champion of the world. Although over five hundred artists have recorded Irving Berlin’s classic song none of them can even begin...

Jonathan Winters Pumpkin Head Disney Halloween Hall o Fame

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 8: The...

Day 8 of 32 Days of Halloween, we’ve been sort of wandering from place to place. Going back to the first year, where we showed “Pluto’s Judgement Day,” I decided to track down some other Disney fun. And was quickly...

13 Days of Xmas: The Big Day

So here’s a dilemma: we’ve been trying (somewhat) to go along with the same principles that were the foundation of 32 Days of Halloween. It’s a bit hard, because whereas even the bad horror is somewhat amusing, bad...

White Christmas

13 Days of Xmas – Day 2: White...

So there I was, minding my own business, when I ran across a Dean Martin version of “White Christmas” over at Check the Cool Wax. In fact, here it is now: Direct link for the feedreaders. Not bad, huh? Of course it’s not:...