Five Things – 10.19.15 – Jam Tomorrow

Alice in Wonderland/Alice Through The Looking Glass – This 1985 TV Movie adaptation of Lewis Carrol’s classic novel is as notable for its star-studded lineup as it is for how weird it gets with its star-studded lineup. Broadcast on CBS as a two-night event in December 1985, the story pretty closely follows the novel’s story…

Five Things – 5.3.14

1. Fallout Shelter Testimonial – Here’s a segment of a 1960’s program that features a family of ten who tested out a fallout shelter for 7 days.  An 8’x11′ fallout shelter.  Last week we saw the pretty side of this fear-mongering effort with its unique design and fashionable filmstrips but this is another, weirder angle.  I can only…

Five Things – 4.28.14

1. Fallout Shelters – I like to think of myself as a pretty handy guy; I’m good in the yard, I fix things around the house, I even build a thing or two from scratch sometimes.  I feel like if I lived in the 1960s, the nuclear paranoia would have probably been enough to motivate me…