Monthly Archives: November 2013

A grebmaR Christmas special: the Miser Brothers

When I was a kid, the holidays meant Christmas programming. There were the obvious solid, heartwarming classics like The Grinch, Charlie Brown, and Frosty the Snowman. But no one could match the Rankin/Bass studios for sheer madcap discombobulatory dissonance. Their specials were often pretty good, like the charmingly awkward “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” or the maudlin but effective “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” But they were equally capable of… Read Article →