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The DRM Blues

iTunes was great.

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I Want My RetroTV!

We’re having a little trouble letting go of Halloween at the Casa De Willceau. We had a lot of fun this year building Lloyd’s costume and taking him out on Halloween night. We got a lot of raves and a … Continue reading

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Dragnet into Darkness

Recognize the fellow on the right? Is that everybody’s favorite science officer from Vulcan? Or is it his evil, alternate universe doppelgänger from Mirror, Mirror? What’s he doing on Earth circa 1954? Is the guy on the left one of … Continue reading

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Racket Squad!

Here’s a relic from the early 1950s that I had never heard of until the lovely and talented Tina Garceau had bought me one of those inexpensive DVD gift sets of old television shows that had lapsed into the public … Continue reading

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The Original Re-Animator

I wish I could summon the late, great John Williams to do my intros like the one below which was a staple of UHF television and has stuck in my head for years. …but I digress. Imagine John Williams saying … Continue reading

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How Much is That Doggie in the Coffin?

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Sunday Matinee – Telephone Tutorial

Hello dear readers, it’s Mrs Crankipants. Today’s topic is the rotary phone, an invention once considered the wave of the future in a simpler time, back before the touch tone models, texting, video chats, the capability of sending tragically ill-advised … Continue reading

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