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190 Christmas Posts for FaceBook.

December 26, 2016

190 Posts for Christmas. That was fun. Started Monday 19th, and ended Christmas 25th. Here is the complete list.

They included, classic songs, films, hymns, carols, stories, TV shows, poems, art, shared posts from others, and some surprises. Hope you enjoyed them. I had a lot of fun finding, revisiting, and posting them. And then reading your responses. MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR.

1. Santa and Boy on lap – photo.
2. Sergio Mendez The Christmas Song
3. Cartoon 1932 Silly Symphony Santa’s Workshop (Walt Disney) 4. Dot’s Playhouse – short story.
5. Frank Sinatra – let it snow.
6. Skyliner – You’re My Christmas Present.
7. Christmas Cookies for the Artists – saved.
8. Charlotte Church O Holy Night.
9. Miracle on 34th Street.
10. Christmas Serial – SNL
11. Candles (art)
12. 12 Days of Christmas.
13. 10 Company Men.
14. Twilight Zone Night of the Meek.
15. Wonder Woman photo in Santa Hat.
16. Tree Ornaments, bubblers.
17. Bob Dylan Reading Twas the Night Before Christmas.
18. Yo-Yo Ma, Alison Krauss, The Wexford Carol.
19. Piccola
20. Chuck Berry, Run Rudolf Run.
21. Louis Armstrong with Benny Carter Orchestra – Christmas Night in Harlem. 22. Christmas Ornaments, Out of this World (planets)
23. Hallmark Eloise at Christmastime 2016.
24. Christmas Card ’09 H and PDG.
25. Jose Feliciano – Feliz Navidad.
26. Fruitcake Cartoon.
27. Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Crystals.
28. Charlie Brown Christmas Dance.
29. Two – A Holes buying a Christmas Tree – SNL.
30. Ranger 330 – short story.
31. Ventures – Frosty the Snowman.
32. O Holy Night – Sara Niemietz.
33. The Beatles Christmas Record 1964.
34. Fendertones Little Saint Nick.
35. Gayla Peevey I Want a Hippo For Christmas.
36. Tchaikovsky, Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
37. Alvin and Chipmunks – Christmas Don’t Be Late.
38. Video of Ski Run through Forest.
39. Roy Rogers, Comic Cover with Christmas Presents.
40. Donny Hathaway – This Christmas.
41. Aretha Franklin – O Holy Night.
42. Sara Hickman and Salvation Army Austin.
43. What’s Your Naughty Santa Name.
44. AC/DC Synchronizes to Christmas Lights
45. Betty Paige and Season’s Greetings.
46. Mystery Christmas Quote.
47. To Light the Way, Christmas Candle.
48. Candy Cane Forest (Musea Christmas Card.)
49. Surreal B/W Tree photo with hands and feet.
50. Reindeer Head Christmas Sweater.
51. Ray Conniff Singers We Wish you a Merry Christmas.
52. Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood Christmas – SNL.
53. Mahalia Jackson – Silent Night, Holy Night54.
54. Tosuke’s Tax. Short Story.
55. Santa’s Surprise. 47 Little Audrey cartoon.
56. MadTV Santa Claus is Caught.
57. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry.
58. Wonderful Christmas Time – Paul McCartney.
59.Yul Tidings. 4 Works by Yul Tolbert.
60. What Child is This? Vanessa Williams.
61. Poem, My Pocket is Empty.
62. Crackling Fireplace Sweater.
63. Walking in a Winter Wonderland – Dean Martin.
64. Galaxy Sci-fi Cover
65. Animaniacs Christmas
66. Mary Did You Know – Pentatonix.
67. Wrappinville – SNL.
68. Chess Sets. Short Story.
69. American Weekly Cover.
70. Boogie Woogie Santa Claus – Brian Setzer Orchestra.
71. Four New Christmas Finds ’16
72. Christmas Candles – 2 Works. th.
73. Santa’s My Boyfriend. SNL
74. Scrooge A Christmas Carol 1935.
75. Mariah Carey – All I Want for Xmas is You.
76. Trying Norwegian Food, Catarina Quare.
77. Ingrid Michaelson – Christmas Medley.
78. Dog Barking Song, Jingle Bells.
79. Elvis If Everyday Could Be Like Christmas.
80. Tins.
81. Mother’s drawing of Mother and Child.
82. Xmas – Short Instrumental.
83. Stuart Christmas – MAD tv.
84. Christmas Wreath photo.
85. Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto – James Brown.
86. Christmas Nail Art.
87. Santa and Elves – SNL.
88. Rosemary Clooney – Let it Snow.
89. Excerpt from Book of Renown.
90. Mr. Weebler – short story.
91. Santa Calus Conquers the Martians.
92. Handel Messiah – Hallelujah Chorus.
93. Christmas Tree Costume.
94. Merry Christmas Darling – Carpenters.
95. John Lennon – Happy Xmas, War is Over.
97. Santa Baby – Eartha Kit.
98. Angel, painting by Thater.
99. Live New Yorker Cartoons. Seth Meyers.
100. Christmas Tins.
101. Potter Commits Felony, No Jail. Article.
102. Christmas Door.
103. The Echelons – Christmas Long Ago.
104. Cheech & Chong, Santa Claus and his Old Lady.
105. Nightgown Beauty Rattling Presents.
106. Static – Christmas Short Story.
107. Liam Neeson Auditions for Mall Santa.
108. Silly Symphony Santa’s Workshop 1932 cartoon.
109. My Advent Calendar.
110. Brenda Lee – Rockin Around the Christmas Tree.
111. SNL Charlie Brown’s Christmas.
112 Katie Muffin. Poem for Xmas Dinner.
113. Applique Wall Hanging, Christmas Star nativity.
114. Twas the Night Before Christmas Perry Como.
115. Two Broke Girls Christmas Wishlist 2013.
116. Diana Krall Winter Wonderland.
119. 60’s Ornament set of Pop Art.
120. Vancome Christmas. Madtv
121. Darlene Love – Christmas Baby Please Come Home.
122. Astronaut in Space.
123. Christmas Tree Grows Through Roof.
124. Santa Costume Pullover Sweater.
125. Christmas Cats – Ace Backwards.
126. Santa Willie Nelson. Photo.
127. David Sedaris – Santa’s Helper NPR.
128. Annette Funicello in Santa Fashion.
129. Hard Candy photo.
130. Merry Hannukkah, Happy Christmas.
131. White Christmas – The Drifters.
132. Stan Freberg, Christmas Dragnet.
133. Leo Mars – Xmas Short Story.
134. Brian Setzer, Nutcracker Suite.
135. Cardboard Chimney.
136. Otis Redding, Merry Christmas Baby
137. 500 Thousand Christmas Lights.
138. Elvis If Every Day Could be like Christmas.
139. Candles and Icicles – Musea Christmas Story.
140. 3 Wise Men J. C. Leyendecker.
141. Aluminum Tree.
142. SNL Steve Marin’s A Holiday Wish.
143. Candy Cane Forest – art work.
144. Christmas Comes But Once a Year. ’36 Cartoon.
145. Christmas Tree Clip Art.
146. Little Saint Nick – Beach Boys.
147. Saint Nick Painting.
148. Ernie Crews Space Santa.
149. Heads Up Penny. Short Story.
150. Rui Chiu, Monkees.
151. Coal in Your Stocking – poem.
152. Musea Reading Fund.
153. Merry Christmas Cake.
154. David McGhee – Snow Scene.
155. Santa Goes to Mars – comic book cover.
156. Charlie Parker – White Christmas.
157. Doll Collector Video
158. Lionel Model Trains Video.
159. Chess Sets – Short story.
160. Screaming Family Christmas – Mad TV.
161. Santa Claus Funnies – Rocket Ship. Comic.
162 Party Mess – 50’s kitchen.
163. Four Little Swans – Swan Lake.
164. Amy Winehouse – I saw Mummy Kissing Santa Claus.
165. Bill Evans, Santa Claus is Coming to Town.
166. Ernest Saves Christmas.
169. Kim on Santa’s Lap. Photo.
170. Dexter Gordon Quartet – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. 171. 12 Days of Christmas (ed.) – Rockettes.
172. Santas Village – Mad TV.
173. Carol of the Bells, 12 Cellos – The Piano guys.
174. Elf on Jet. Painting.
175. Hope is Sparks before a Flame. Sayings
176. Scrooge Movie, 1951.
177. Flashmob – Ode to Joy.
178. Sump’n Claus – SNL.
179. O Holy NIght – 7 Year Old Singer.
180. Painting After El Greco.
181. Oscar Peterson Christmas.
182. Honeymooners – Twas the Night Before Christmas.
183. Sugar Plum Fairy – Glass Harp.
184. Mistletoe + Record.
185. Zac Toons, Sexy Elf Kisses.
186. Christmas Auld Lang Syne, Bobby Darin.
187. Old St. Nick Print.
188. Religious Painting. Mother and Child.
189. Ann Margaret = Photo.
190. Child Singing Carols – Photo.

What would have been the biggest upset at the Oscars?

February 28, 2014

The biggest upset at this year’s Oscars, would have been if a star had said; “We talk about the millions we make every weekend, perhaps some of that should go to decent wages for theater workers!”

Sooner or later someone will have to talk of the real Hollywood – it’s more than mega million dollar box office each weekend.. When media talks about low wages, don’t excuse Hollywood. One of the 8 lowest paying jobs in the country* is theater workers – the very ones that prop up tinsel town.

While Hollywood walks the red carpet, theater workers are swept under it.

Film stars, directors and theater owners, are often very generous and likable, but not to theater workers. Don’t be so pampered you don’t see the writing on the wall. Do you know that we often work for minimum wage, seldom are allowed full time hours, work all holidays, and because we are not allowed to work 40 hours, we are denied most worker benefits. This is no better than the way fast food restaurants and Wal-mart treats their employees. The real business of Hollywood, must be an industry with one of the most vast differences in salaries between those at the top and those at the bottom. Moral people in and out of Hollywood should be for fair wages for theater workers too.

Three reasons I hear as to why Hollywood multi-millionaire directors, actors, and producers should be excused from supporting fair wages for theater workers who sell the tickets to their films. 

1. Hollywood doesn’t own the theaters:

They used to, but had to give it up – trustbusting! But only a lawyer would argue that they don’t control theaters now. Hollywood says all theaters have to be digital or no new films – and they can do it. That’s direct control over every theater.
If actors spoke out, it would change, if directors spoke out it would change. If theater owners spoke out for a more equitable share of ticket sells, they would be blocked by Hollywood film companies and it would NOT change.

2. The work is for only teens so we can pay the lowest wages by law.

84% of minimum-wage workers are age 20 or older, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

3. The job is so easy a machine can do it.

We have computer skills, business skills, theater running skills, restaurant running skills, customer service skills, etc. etc. AND we have to work with the PUBLIC! That includes people that trash what we do – but couldn’t find the front door without our help! Think it’s a breeze? Try it out and see.

Time for insular Hollywood to be fair to theater workers.

*These are the 8 lowest paying jobs: Fast food, dishwashers, cashiers, hosts, amusement part workers, move theater workers, farm workers, personal health care aides.  Time for insular Hollywood to face up to its status as just as bad as Walmart, and McDonald’s when it comes to wages for theater workers.

Follow up: Consolidation of film leads to fewer films, bigger budgets, and safer choices. Hollywood the only place where a sequel is considered creative! But while each of the new big films will have a budget of 80 million or more – JUST for the advertising budget – theater workers continue to be one of the 8 lowest paid jobs in the country!

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