Monthly Archives: December 2013

What A Year It Was! 2013 In Review

Wow, was this an incredible year! It started with a massive movie musical missive against Les Mis (that lasted maybe longer than it should have), then for a while we juggled (mostly) regular posts and contributions to Hit Me With Your … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol Revisited

Merry Christmas! Last year I weighed in on four weird versions of Dickens’s classic Christmas story, but I barely scratched the surface of A Christmas Carol adaptations. My good friend Shiraz invited me to discuss the wider world of Christmas … Continue reading

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Sound of Music Live Follow Up (and more!)

After last week’s “live” blog of The Sound Of Music Live! on NBC, I just couldn’t let the subject of musical theater on television lie. No, this isn’t like my obsession with Les Mis in February. (I know it’s been … Continue reading

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Beer And A Movie Black Christmas(es) Crossover!

Gory Christmas to all, and to all a good fright! ‘Tis the season for the holiday Beer And A Movie Crossover! Gabe brought over two great beers, and we decided to watch Black Christmas, both the 1974 original and the … Continue reading

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The Sound Of Music Live “Live” Blog!

7:55 PST – A great and gracious good evening to you, Recyclers! By now, The Sound Of Music Live! starring Carrie Underwood, Stephen Moyer, Christian Borle, and (more to the point) Laura Benanti and Audra Freakin’ McDonald is drawing to … Continue reading

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Christmas With Carol Burnett

Last week, PBS broadcasted the 16th Annual Mark Twain Award for Comedy, which honored the Queen of Sketch Comedy, Carol Burnett. As we know, this blog is a big fan of Carol Burnett, so I’m not biased at all when I … Continue reading

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