Latest Podcast: The Case for Remaking the Remake of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

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I’ve got two words for you, folks: Marlo Thomas. She was onto something.

Plus, Charlie Brown Christmas, Cats and the best (and only) Sally Field holiday slasher flick ever made.

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I Live-Tweeted “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving”

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Someone’s got to think the big thoughts. Plus, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is the best Charlie Brown holiday special of them all.

I just did a plug right there.

For my book, Sylvia Plath Totally Ruins Father Knows Best: 50 Poems About TV, TV-Watching and the Existential Sadness of Conan O’Brien.

Pretty smooth, if I do say so myself.