Ho ho Ho Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Kicking Kwanza, and Festivus for the rest of us. As a special Christmas treat, I have put together a podcast about the fantastically bad Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964). I hope everyone of all faiths and denominations as well as those that lack either will enjoy.
Before I get into this too deeply I need to make a couple of notes. First, this movie is in the public domain so you get slightly different versions each time you view it. So don’t be too put off if the summary does not match scene for scene. Secondly, it is pretty hard to review that the actors in the film when about 80 percent of their bios state in the first line that they are best known for this stinker of a movie. But I will Endeavor to Preserver. Movie line. Did you get it?
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I have been working on a Christmas Special and it’s almost ready. It has nothing to do with Rudolph and nobody gets killed. However, it is a very special movie. To get you in the right frame of mind I have found a couple of articles related to our most famous red-nosed reindeer.
The Christmas Special will be available for download on December 21st around 8pm EST. I don’t think you will want to miss this.
To get everyone in the mood to listen to the Christmas Special I took some time to think about an iconic image from film/tv history. Naturally I landed on Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer although where I come from Yukon Cornelius and the Bumble are the big stars. I found a couple of links about Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer that I thought were very interesting. They certainly helped me get in the mood for the holidays. It’s hard to believe that Rudolph is 50 years old. My how time flies when you’re having fun.