I represent the first generation whom, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Monday, December 23, 2013
Your HOLIDAY SOR-BAY: How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Here is a "HOLIDAY SOR-BAY" that we could use to artificially stimulate our Christmas spirit. Today in Television History
The classic Dr. Seuss Christmas story combined with
the animation of Chuck Jones. Horror icon Boris Karloff supplies the voice of
the Grinch, who plans on spitefully ruining Christmas for the town of Whoville
by stealing all the presents. Watched regularly every holiday season and
beloved by children and cynical adults alike, this animated gem is just that
and more. The story is from the book by Dr. Seuss. Thurl Ravenscroft (of "Tony
the Tiger" breakfast commercial fame) provides the memorable bass singing
voice for the tune "You're a Mean One, Mister Grinch."