You've probably all seen or read Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(1 2 3
). But did you know about its Halloween sequel, Halloween Is Grinch Night
? The first Dr. Seuss special to feature music from Joe Raposo
, it has finally been released on DVD
. Or you can watch it on YouTube (1 2
If you're of a certain age, you might've seen Simple Gifts: 6 Heartwarming Holiday Stories
on PBS in the late 70s or early 80s. Maybe you enjoyed it as much as I did, or maybe you still will.
Prologue, by Maurice Sendak.
1. A Memory of Christmas part one
, part two
2. Lost And Found
3. Excerpted from Orlando
, The Great Frost part one
and part two
4. My Christmas, as told by a young Teddy Roosevelt
5. December 25th, 1914
(You might otherwise know this event from the video for Paul McCartney's "The Pipes of Peace.")
6. No Room At The Inn part one
, part two
Animated Advent Calendar
[via mefi projects
Want a way to count down the days till the Santa (with or without companion(s)
) comes to town, but you don't want to go out and spend money on a disposable bit of proto-landfill with daily entries that don't dance?
The Online Advent Calendar is your answer. The '08 version
is also available for viewing.