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25 12, 2021

AfterLunch 77: Scrooged (1988)

By |2021-12-23T14:30:02-04:00December 25th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Christmas Carol week concludes with Michael talking with his brother Mark about the irreverent remake, Scrooged, starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, Alfre Woodard, Bobcat Goldthwait, Carol Kane, and a bunch of other stars. As with the rest of this week's adaptation discussions, this originally aired on the former Sleigh Bell Cinema podcast. Download or listen [...]

24 12, 2021

AfterLunch 76: Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983)

By |2021-12-23T14:06:42-04:00December 24th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Christmas Carol week continues with another old Sleigh Bell Cinema discussion. This time Michael and Paxton Holley triple the run time of the movie they're talking about when they dig into the short Mickey's Christmas Carol starring a plethora of Disney characters in the various Dickens roles. Download or listen to the episode here.

23 12, 2021

AfterLunch 75: The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

By |2021-12-23T13:30:27-04:00December 23rd, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Christmas Carol week continues (and we hit Episode 75 of the podcast) with another Sleigh Bell Cinema discussion about one of the world's favorite Christmas Carol adaptations: The Muppet Christmas Carol starring Michael Caine as Scrooge. This was the very first episode of Sleigh Bell Cinema and featured frequent Nerd Lunch and AfterLunch guest Mike Westfall, whose Advent Calendar House podcast was a direct inspiration for Sleigh Bell [...]

22 12, 2021

AfterLunch 74: The Stingiest Man in Town (1956)

By |2021-12-21T18:06:59-04:00December 22nd, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Christmas Carol Week continues with another re-run from Michael's old Sleigh Bell Cinema show. This time Michael and his wife Diane talk about the TV musical The Stingiest Man in Town starring Basil Rathbone as Scrooge. And if you'd like to hear Michael talk about the '70s Rankin-Bass animated remake starring Walter Matthau and Tom Bosley, be sure to [...]

21 12, 2021

AfterLunch 73: A Christmas Carol (1984)

By |2021-12-20T20:36:26-04:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Christmas Carol week continues with this re-run from Michael's former Sleigh Bell Cinema podcast. Michael talks with Carlin Trammel about one of their favorite Christmas Carol adaptations: Clive Donner's TV movie from 1984 starring George C Scott. Download or listen to the episode here.

20 12, 2021

AfterLunch 72: Christmas Ghosts (And One Carol in Particular)

By |2021-12-20T12:24:36-04:00December 20th, 2021|Categories: AfterLUNCH, Podcast|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Michael and Rob welcome new guest Nikki Rollier to talk about ghost stories, their connection to Christmas, and especially the most famous Christmas ghost story of all, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. They talk about favorite characters, scenes, and adaptations, and even a thing or two that don't work so well for them. Download or listen [...]