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A Ghost of Dickens Present

Whether your tradition includes curling up with the hardcover of this classic or enjoying the timeless tale with Jim Carrey, the Muppets, of Gregory Hines, I urge you to consider listening to A Christmas Carol on audio book this year… continue reading

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Sunday, December 19, 2010 No Comments

Surely, you can’t be serious?

When I first learned that Leslie Nielsen had died, my first reaction was disbelief. “Surely, you can’t be serious?” I said to a friend. “I am serious and don’t call him Shirley!” he replied. continue reading

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Tuesday, November 30, 2010 1 Comment

3,000 free audio books!

It was on this day in 2005 that the “acoustical liberation of books in the public domain” began… continue reading

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Tuesday, August 10, 2010 2 Comments

Happy B-day Alton!

I was recently caught channeling my inner Alton Brown… continue reading
Friday, July 30, 2010 No Comments

What’s up Doc?

On this day in 1940 the first Bugs Bunny short was released in theaters… continue reading

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010 1 Comment

Happy Birthday Casey Kasem!

If you grew up on Scooby-Doo, Super Friends, and American Top-40 , then today is likely a national holiday for you… continue reading

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 No Comments

Are you Shure?

The world’s leading manufacturer of microphones turns 85 today… continue reading

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Sunday, April 25, 2010 No Comments

Want some New Coke with your Crystal Gravy?

Today may be the 25th anniversary of one of the biggest marketing blunders ever, but today I’d rather celebrate Crystal Gravy… continue reading

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Friday, April 23, 2010 No Comments

Keep America Beautiful – Earth Day 1971

On this Earth Day in 1971, the first “Crying Indian” anti-pollution Public Service Announcement was released… continue reading

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Thursday, April 22, 2010 No Comments

Caedmon, the “Third Dimension for the Printed Page” Launches an Industry

It was on this day in 1952, that what is considered to be the first spoken word recording session of a literary volume was held… continue reading
Monday, February 22, 2010 No Comments

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