Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

I was minding my own business yesterday, just sitting on the couch and watching TV. As I was flipping through the channels I saw that Willy Wonka was on and decided to watch for a minute. Forty-five minutes later, I realized that I was totally engulfed in the movie (one I’ve seen a hundred times) […]

The Cat in the Hat (1971)

One of my all time favorite children’s videos was Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat. This movie had it all–lovable characters, good songs, a level of creepiness, frustration, and some good old fashioned rhyming. What more could a semi-retarded child like myself ask for? Not a whole lot. Before starting, I just want to […]

Schoolhouse Rock!

Schoolhouse Rock! was an ingenious idea made by creative people that connected learning with music. It makes sense—it’s easier for people to memorize words and phrases if they’re put to a catchy tune. Simple as that. My mom was a fan of the programming when she was little and she introduced it to me because […]

Rikki Tikki Tavi

The classic story of Rikki Tikki Tavi has been underrated and overlooked for many years. Not many know this short story from The Jungle Book mainly because the Disney version never mentioned it. They were too busy composing songs for Baloo. Luckily, television bigwigs in the 70’s decided to make a TV special of the […]