Wednesday, April 8, 2015

DESTINY CALLING!  WHO IS IT DEAR?  IT'S DESTINY:  Comedy genius and ad man great Stan Freberg has died at the age of 88.  Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America was in heavy rotation in my house as a kid and is up there with 1776 for the two things that made me think of US history from the earliest age, no matter how distorted that view might be.

One of my favorites: Everybody Wants to be an Art Director.

Here's a lovely tribute.

(Note: More than a little premorse here -- no idea he was still among us)


  1. He was kind of like MAD magazine crossed with Weird Al.

  2. Joseph Finn11:40 AM

    My favorite of his was Christmas Dragnet: