Marty Krofft

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2005

    I'm Hatin' It

    Has McDonalds no shame? In the 70s, they shamelessly ripped off Sid and Marty Krofft by creating Mayor McCheese, a more sober version of H.R. Pufnstuf. In the 80s, they released a suspicious 33 1/3  RPM record of something called ?The Menu Song,? but my copy disintegrated upon the seventeeth listen ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 2004

    A Couch Potato's Guide to TV On DVD

    We see the VHS tapes on our shelves and we want to smash them! Or, the brighter side of planned obsolescence in the field of home entertainment

  • Sports

    March 24, 1999

    Suspended Animation

    Jonesing for a Scooby snack? Still waiting for Underdog to save the day? Nostalgia victims beware: It's hard to revisit the cartoons of one's youth