I think I found something better than a corporate training video: a video full of commercials for the latest (for the most part) and greatest toys, hosted by children, and topped off with the catchiest jingle this side of “I wanna be a Toys R Us Kid!”
Except this isn’t Toys R Us.
Continue reading “Where It’s At: The Children’s Palace “Video Toy Chest””
Continuing on with this month’s theme, we’re looking at another production company you may remember (I briefly mentioned their association with last week’s production company, Coca-Cola Telecommunications). And if you do remember it, it might be because of the name, and the giggles it garnered from little kids who couldn’t believe what this company was called.
You were super immature, weren’t you?
Continue reading “The Incredible World of DIC!”
New month, new theme!
Get ready, May is diving headfirst into stories of four defunct production companies!
Continue reading “The Time The Coca-Cola Made Television Shows”
Yes, you remember Tuesdays. That’s just the uncreative way I was able to name this!
If you’ve been visiting Allison’s Written Words lately, you’ve probably noticed a new weekly series of articles of the nostalgic sort, but around different (and sometimes obscure) aspects of our very nostalgic past.
Continue reading “Semi-New Weekly Article: Do You Remember? Tuesdays”
Do You Remember Tuesdays kicks off cable/pay television month – four weeks, four stories of television’s past. Some of it interesting, some of it staked in personal nostalgia.
Continue reading “Tele1st: The Entertainment Recording Service”
Let’s close out defunct retail month on Do You Remember Tuesdays with something not on the east coast, and not something I’m not personally vested in nostalgia for. However, it is a retailer I’ve heard of, if only through watching commercials from Chicago-area broadcasts of the past (thanks Fuzzy Memories!)
Continue reading “Montgomery Ward: The Brand Name Savings Store”