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Merry Christmas from the "Sesame Street" Family, 1975

Song for an old-fashioned Christmas: "'Twas the night before Christmas on Sesame Street/And the people were sleeping, ‘cause the people were beat/The snow had been falling for most of the day/And it lay over everything, sooty and grey..." -- as performed by Sesame's own David (lyrics) for the 1975 album "Merry Christmas from Sesame Street" (cover; inside artwork; back cover). Please join me (and Bert and Ernie and Oscar and Big Bird and others) in revisiting a holiday classic. [more inside]
posted by MonkeyToes on Dec 13, 2014 - 23 comments

Fording the River

The Origins of Oregon Trail
posted by JustKeepSwimming on Jan 19, 2011 - 57 comments

You Have Died of Dysentery

"I'll take four oxen and all the bullets $1600 will get me": The Oregon Trail Official Trailer. [SLYT]
posted by Jacqueline on Aug 3, 2010 - 40 comments

The Chuck E. Cheese Ouroboros

In 1977, Nolan Bushnell allowed Gene Landrum to bring Chuck E. Cheese [yt] to life as a family-friendly access point to Atari games. This, perhaps, explains the pizza. [more inside]
posted by batmonkey on Dec 31, 2008 - 17 comments

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