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Movie: The 5, 000 Fingers of Dr. T.

A young boy who detests taking piano lessons, Bart (Tommy Rettig) has developed a deep suspicion of his strict instructor, Dr. Terwilliker (Hans Conried). When Bart ends up in a Seussian dreamworld, he must join with the local plumber to rescue his mom from Dr. T's clutches and stop his plan to force 500 boys to play a massive piano in perpetuity. A 1953 live-action musical from a screen play by Theodor (Dr. Seuss) Geisel himself. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jun 10, 2022 - 11 comments

Green Eggs and Ham: The Second Serving  Books Included   Season 2, Ep 0

The first season came out almost two and a half years ago. Netflix quickly renewed it, but then the world sort of shut down for a little while there. The second season moves even farther beyond the original source material to adapt Dr. Seuss's The Butter Battle Book (which already got a Ralph Bakshi version way back during the Cold War). [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Apr 13, 2022 - 0 comments

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Unemployment  Season 8, Ep 4

This week from the white void: The Democrats pass the COVID relief bill, although a few (like Manchin and Sinema) prevented it from containing a minimum wage increase. The FBI identifies Trump-supporting white supremacist groups like the Proud Boys as the ones who stormed the Capitol building. And Now: Neil Cavuto Really Loves Adele. Main story (21m): Unemployment in the US, and how terribly it serves people in need. And Now: Rachel Ray's Complicated History With Baking. [more inside]
posted by JHarris on Mar 9, 2021 - 3 comments

Green Eggs and Ham: The First Season  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) famously wrote Green Eggs and Ham using only 50 words to win a bet with Bennett Cerf. Netflix is estimated to have spent more than a million times that on this 13-episode series, cramming it full of stars like Oscar-winners Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton, Tony-winner Daveed Diggs as a mouse, John Turturro as a goat, and Eddie Izzard as the Trumpian villain. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Dec 1, 2019 - 3 comments

Movie: How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Chuck Jones' animated version of the classic Dr. Seuss book, narrated by Boris Karloff [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Dec 24, 2014 - 11 comments

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