Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Shameless Self-promotion: New TV Time at ClassicFlix

It's that special time again--TV  Time--and this month we dive into the world of classic family Christmas specials. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and...hey, just have a good one. Don't you dare miss it! Tell 'em Cultureshark sent ya! Uh, and if you came HERE from THERE, well, tell ME ClassicFlix sent ya! Or something.  We'll work it out.

TV TIME: 'Tis the Season for Classic Family Christmas Specials
Yesterday | by Rick Brooks
When I was a kid, several things signaled the imminent arrival of Christmas. One was the appearance of the giant catalogs from the big retail stores, colorful guides chock full of toys to request from Santa. The other big harbinger of the holiday was the roll-out of the great Christmas specials on the broadcast networks. Sure, the colder weather helped build the mood, and Thanksgiving provided a nice launching pad, but it didn't really feel like Christmas until the likes of Charlie Brown and Rudolph took over the airwaves...

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