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The Wild World of Video for 12/19/2012: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

There are a handful of Christmas themed specials I genuinely love. Emmett Otter’s Jugband Christmas is an example. It’s heartfelt, well-made, and it features every Muppet-loving kid’s expression of rebellion, The Riverbottom Nightmare Band. Ruldoph the Red-Nosed Reindeer also has … Continue reading

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I Hate Whimsy

I might have mentioned this before, but I hate whimsy. Okay, maybe I should get more specific. I hate the sort of whimsy one finds in fantasy movies and stories. The sort of soft, pillowy, “aw-shuckness” that adults apply to … Continue reading

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