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The Banana Man

Monday, October 4th, 2010


Today after I aired my Banana Megamix¬†on KOOP Radio a caller rang me up and told me about “The Banana Man” who used to appear regularly on Ed Sullivan (before my time). I’ve come to find out via the Banana Man tribute site that the Ed Sullivan Banana Man (the same one who once appeared on Captain Kangaroo) was a second generation version of the original. No matter – if weirdness was his goal, he was getting it done. Like Bert once told Ernie, I don’t know if I’m emotionally secure enough for this sort of entertainment.

Street Gang on Pop Matters

Monday, May 11th, 2009

One of the distinct pleasures of grade school malingering, I remember, had to do with watching Sesame Street, the show I’d supposedly outgrown, and keeping it my little secret.

Read my review of Michael Davis’s Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street at Pop Matters.

Sesame Street – “A Clown’s Face”

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Dennis Allen from Laugh-In is the sad sack doing this SS clip. OK, I’m sending the VW on its way now.