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Married with Children Archie Bunker: Why We Need American Curmudgeons

Married with Children, Archie Bunker: Why We Need American Curmudgeons

For the bulk of 20th-century television, generations revered the blue-collar figures of counter-culture from Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) in The Honeymooners, Archie Bunker (Carroll O’Connor) in All in the Family, Al Bundy (Ed O’Neill) in Married with Children, and Fred Sanford (Redd Foxx) in Sanford and Son.[caption id="attachment_1234123" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden[...]

Bah Humbug Why A Christmas Carol Needs a Holiday from the Holidays

Bah! Humbug! Why 'A Christmas Carol' Needs a Holiday from the Holidays

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is an American tradition during the end-of-the-year holidays. It's a quality story – but unfortunately, an abused one and most often the point gets lost on audiences. Whether it's a direct adaptation of the Dickens' novel or the beloved American film It's a Wonderful Life, both main characters deal with a […]