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Forum: Chit Chat 04-10-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By redkaga
Having gone through my Dreambook several times...

Having gone through my Dreambook several times now, here are a few observations and predictions from a 17 year KOC member:


I'm sad to see that the Visit from Santa series is ending with the 6th...
Forum: Chit Chat 04-08-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
Posted By redkaga
2014 Hallmark Keepsake Dreambook Arrives!

Checked the mail, and the 2014 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Club Edition of the Dreambook has arrived. One of the highlights of the spring is flipping through the pages to see the latest additions...
Forum: Movies 03-25-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By redkaga
Here's my list: 1. The Muppet Movie

Here's my list:

1. The Muppet Movie
Forum: Chit Chat 03-20-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By redkaga
Some sound advice

I read the following question and answer in the March 4 "Dear Prudence" advice column on Slate.com. I found the answer to be very reasonable, given that the advice columnist is almost certainly not...
Forum: Chit Chat 03-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Controversial pastor (Westboro Baptist Church)...

Controversial pastor (Westboro Baptist Church) Fred Phelps died yesterday at age 84.
Forum: Christmas Podcasts 02-25-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By redkaga
When I tried to right click and download, it...

When I tried to right click and download, it wouldn't download and it would not open in itunes. I was able to get the podcast to stream but I had to open it in a new window and delete http// in...
Forum: Chit Chat 02-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Harold Ramis, actor (Ghostbusters) and director...

Harold Ramis, actor (Ghostbusters) and director (Caddyshack, Groundhog Day) died today at age 69.
Forum: Movies 02-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By redkaga
Forgive the rant, but as a huge Peanuts fan, I...

Forgive the rant, but as a huge Peanuts fan, I have to say that I'm very skeptical of this film.

The beauty of A Charlie Brown Christmas was in the low production values: the quickly executed...
Forum: Fun & Games 02-12-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,030
Views: 73,904
Posted By redkaga
February 12, 1924 - 90 years ago today - The...

February 12, 1924 - 90 years ago today - The greatest piece of American musical composition, "Rhapsody in Blue", premiered in New York with composer George Gershwin on piano, accompanying Paul...
Forum: Chit Chat 02-12-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Comedian and TV pioneer Sid Caesar died today at...

Comedian and TV pioneer Sid Caesar died today at age 91.
Forum: Chit Chat 02-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, died today of a...

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, died today of a suspected drug overdose.
Forum: Chit Chat 01-31-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
A Christmas TV legend, Arthur Rankin, Jr. (as in...

A Christmas TV legend, Arthur Rankin, Jr. (as in Rankin/Bass Productions), died January 30 at age 89.
Forum: Chit Chat 01-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 611
Posted By redkaga
All our decorations have been stored away, but my...

All our decorations have been stored away, but my mother-in-law says her tree is going to stay up until Valentine's Day
Forum: Chit Chat 01-28-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Folk music legend Pete Seeger died yesterday at...

Folk music legend Pete Seeger died yesterday at age 94
Forum: Chit Chat 01-16-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 481
Posted By redkaga
Russell Johnson, "The Professor" from Gilligan's...

Russell Johnson, "The Professor" from Gilligan's Island died today at age 89.
Forum: Fun & Games 01-03-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By redkaga
I mentioned the living rock n roll pioneers......

I mentioned the living rock n roll pioneers... Take Phil Everly off that list. He died January 3 at age 74.
Forum: Fun & Games 01-02-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 252
Posted By redkaga
1. Zsa Zsa Gabor (a perennial favorite on these...

1. Zsa Zsa Gabor (a perennial favorite on these lists)
2. Nancy Reagan
3. Merle Haggard
4. Richard Attenborough
5. Betty White
6. Sidney Poitier
7. Kirk Douglas
8. Gene Wilder
9. George...
Forum: Traditions & Memories 12-22-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By redkaga
A drive to see lights… but where are they?

Every year we load the kids in the car, put on our Christmas PJs, and drive through for donuts, coffee and hot chocolate. We load the ipod up with our favorite Christmas tunes (a "best of the best"...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-16-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,208
Posted By redkaga
A Celebrity Trifecta

12/14 - Legendary actor Peter O'Toole (8-times nominated for acting Oscars, but only receiving an honorary statue in 2003), age 81

12/15 - Oscar Winning actress (and estranged younger sister of ...
Forum: Chit Chat 12-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By redkaga
UPDATE: The countdown to Christmas calendar is...

UPDATE: The countdown to Christmas calendar is working wonderfully. We've been able to watch every scheduled movie, show, or special as planned since December 1. Things got a little dicey when we...
Forum: Hall of Fame 12-08-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 59,746
Views: 688,761
Posted By redkaga
Have to correct Jay… Darlene Love will sing...

Have to correct Jay… Darlene Love will sing Christmas, Baby Please Come Home on Letterman. All Alone on Christmas is her song from Home Alone 2
Forum: Chit Chat 12-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By redkaga
They way it was described in the 1971 broadcast,...

They way it was described in the 1971 broadcast, they couldn't find a "radio quality" copy to play. Obviously these recordings have been remastered, so I think the station played the song at the end...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-25-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 341
Posted By redkaga
POLL: Your Black Friday plans

So what if you've been listening to Christmas music nonstop since May, the "official" start of the season is that most important of national holidays - at least according to the retailers - Black...
Forum: My Merry Christmas HQ 11-25-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 324
Posted By redkaga
Perhaps, if you have a typical podcast or...

Perhaps, if you have a typical podcast or podcasts in the works, you could play some of the new music between segments.
Forum: Chit Chat 11-25-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By redkaga
I understand this idea for those stations that...

I understand this idea for those stations that switch to a Christmas-only format a relatively short time before Christmas. But I have to think that someone listening when some stations switch almost...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-23-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By redkaga
Agreed. Kringle Radio is preferred over Wi-Fi. ...

Agreed. Kringle Radio is preferred over Wi-Fi. Terrestrial radio is just for the car and when I don't have my ipod handy.
Forum: Chit Chat 11-23-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By redkaga
And others have fallen into absolute obscurity.

And others have fallen into absolute obscurity.
Forum: Chit Chat 11-23-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By redkaga
Casey Kasem vintage Christmas countdown

In a previous post I griped about our local Christmas station's paltry playlist, but here I will give them their due. Being an oldies station the other 10 months of the year, they replay a classic...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-23-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,208
Posted By redkaga
TV psychic Sylvia Browne

TV psychic Sylvia Browne died November 20 at age 77. I would make some morbid joke about how she saw this coming, but Browne had previously predicted that she'd live to age 88.
Forum: Chit Chat 11-23-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By redkaga
My beef with Christmas on the radio

Don't get me wrong, I enjoy hearing Christmas music on terrestrial radio starting a few days after Halloween, but the station here in Columbus that begins playing Christmas music early has an...
Forum: Christmas Podcasts 11-17-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By redkaga
Thanks Jeff. MMC podcasts led me to the site,...

Thanks Jeff. MMC podcasts led me to the site, and they're some of my favorite listening.
Forum: Traditions & Memories 11-15-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 834
Posted By redkaga
When I was at my Christmas enjoying peak, I think...

When I was at my Christmas enjoying peak, I think it was between ages 4 and 12, we lived in a neighborhood that was one of those rural midwestern subdivisions with winding roads and cul-de-sacs and...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-12-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 446
Posted By redkaga
Over an inch this morning in central Ohio. ...

Over an inch this morning in central Ohio. That's pretty early for us… we aren't subject to the lake effect snow that hits folks north of us.
Forum: Fun & Games 11-11-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,717
Views: 38,092
Posted By redkaga
…who was in Roxanne with Shelley Duvall...

…who was in Roxanne with Shelley Duvall...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-11-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By redkaga
Oh believe me, there are ways… ;-)

Oh believe me, there are ways… ;-)
Forum: Christmas Food 11-10-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By redkaga
I have to add that when I was a kid, my dad and I...

I have to add that when I was a kid, my dad and I had a Christmas Eve tradition for several years in which we'd have breakfast at the Waffle House. Afterward we'd head out for some last minute...
Forum: Christmas Food 11-10-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 574
Posted By redkaga
We usually get some breakfast sausage or bacon...

We usually get some breakfast sausage or bacon from a local meat market (where I get my Christmas ham) and I make cinnamon rolls. I typically make dough on Christmas rather than pre-made or tube...
Forum: Fun & Games 11-07-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,769
Posted By redkaga
I still believe in Christmas. Believe in why it...

I still believe in Christmas. Believe in why it comes.
Believe the young deserve to dream of toys and sugar plums.
I still believe in Christmas. Believe in what it means.
The start of it the end...
Forum: Christmas Radio & Audio 11-07-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By redkaga
Oldies 93.3 here in Columbus Ohio made the switch...

Oldies 93.3 here in Columbus Ohio made the switch to 24/7 Christmas music sometime between Sunday morning and Monday (11/4). They're a Clear Channel (iheartradio) affiliate, and the selection is...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-07-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By redkaga
Well, our 25 days of Christmas calendar is almost...

Well, our 25 days of Christmas calendar is almost finished. The other night my wife wrote down a list family-friendly Christmas movies and specials. All the usual titles were represented from A...
Forum: Chit Chat 11-02-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 661
Posted By redkaga
25 Days of Christmas without cable

Since my wife grew up without cable TV, she won the battle when we got married and we never have signed up for a cable service. We have Netflix and Amazon Prime and a nice library of DVDs and...
Forum: Fun & Games 11-02-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 25,771
Posted By redkaga
Sinatra wins easily. How, you ask? Well let's...

Sinatra wins easily. How, you ask? Well let's just say he does it his way.

Buddy the Elf vs. Buddy Hackett
Forum: Chit Chat 11-02-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,319
Posted By redkaga
TODAY!!!… well, sort of… My parents have a...

TODAY!!!… well, sort of…

My parents have a resale hobby/side business on ebay and specialize in Christmas collectibles. They attend large sales and auctions and pick up Hallmark, Dept. 56, etc....
Forum: Halloween 10-08-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,798
Posted By redkaga
http://cdn.beta.abc.com/service/image/index/id/e08...

http://cdn.beta.abc.com/service/image/index/id/e0843ddd-e7d1-466a-aa0b-68d36e2c13c7/dim/350x260.jpg

Will air October 16 at 8:00PM on ABC
Forum: Music 10-08-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 938
Posted By redkaga
I had heard of this legendary Red Sovine...

I had heard of this legendary Red Sovine Christmas song, but I wasn't sure of the title until I did some googling. As Santa says at the end, Merry Christmas!

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Forum: Music 10-08-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 938
Posted By redkaga
Dame Vera Lynn (still with us at age 96) ...

Dame Vera Lynn (still with us at age 96)

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Forum: Music 10-08-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 938
Posted By redkaga
Here's the great Jim Croce with his dark...

Here's the great Jim Croce with his dark Christmas song

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Forum: Fun & Games 10-04-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,014
Views: 61,879
Posted By redkaga
farts :-o

farts :-o
Forum: Fun & Games 10-03-2013, 10:44 PM
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Views: 159,573
Posted By redkaga
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Forum: Fun & Games 10-03-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 44,815
Posted By redkaga
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