Saturday, January 23, 2016
Journeys Into Strong Radio Signals from 1960’s Hockey Outposts Beyond  “the Original Six”

Strong Radio Signals from 1960’s Hockey Outposts Beyond “the Original Six”

A generation of baseball fans have vividly recalled falling alseep with transistor radios under pillows to the sounds of baseball being called by the likes of Vin Scully, Ken Coleman, Chuck Thompson, Ernie Harwell, Jack Brickhouse, Bob Murphy and Mel Allen. Hockey fans of that era have stories of their own. Most prominent are those Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 23, 20165:23 pm
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Journeys Into From The Land of Sky Blue Waters

From The Land of Sky Blue Waters

A classic Hamm’s beer commercial from the land of enchantment – “The beer refreshing as crisp cool land it’s brewed in.. the beer that captures for you the wonderful refreshment of this enchanted Northland…” ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin June 2, 20153:38 pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Journeys Into “Remember When You Had to Wait for the TV to Warm Up Before You Could Watch It?”

“Remember When You Had to Wait for the TV to Warm Up Before You Could Watch It?”

Dana Jennings does (so do I). She also recalls snowscreens, static, Tv top antennas, broadcast sign-offs and other imperfections of early television in this essay.Says the author, “This eccentric pining for the primitive electric hiss and sputter of my 1960’s childhood is an honest reaction to our modern culture’s unhealthy addiction to (apparent) perfection. We Read Article

Posted by: Admin May 13, 201512:39 am
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Journeys Into Looking Back to Another Era on the Hill Near Niagara Falls

Looking Back to Another Era on the Hill Near Niagara Falls

Clifton Hill is one of the major tourist promenades in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The street, close to Niagara Falls and the Niagara River, leads from River Road on the Niagara Parkway to intersect with Victoria Avenue. Today, the street contains a number of gift shops, wax museums, haunted houses, video arcades, restaurants, hotels and themed Read Article

Posted by: Admin April 18, 20153:43 pm