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Wheezer Society
Portland, Oregon
Humorous Commentary, Observation, Criticism, Illustration & Cartoons
Interests: Humorous Commentary, Observation, Criticism, Illustration & Cartoons
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This one 'barks' for itself, dawg! Christmas Countdown Day 2 Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
I may have previously shared this "Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)" story about Mel Tormé. It good enough to share again. (By the way , Mel was 19 years old when he co-wrote the classic tune). Click on image below to read story. Mark Evanier is an... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Because every young person rockets into Christmas in a space suit holding a USSR flag! Christmas Countdown Day 4 Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Merry Christmas from Mr. French, Uncle Bill, Jody, Sissy and Buffy! (Hey, where is Mrs Beasley?) Christmas Countdown Day 5 Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
"Jingle, jangle, coins when they jingle make such a lovely sound.” - Mr Quincy Magoo as Ebeneezer Scrooge. Ahhh, those haunting words from Mr Magoo's Christmas Carol. Byers will never let me forget them. Christmas Countdown Day 7 Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Giant Life-Sized Santa Stands Almost 6 Feet Tall! Christmas Countdown Day 7 Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Christmas time gatherings re-establish the bad side of genetics Christmas Countdown Day 8 Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
From the usual gang of idiots. Christmas Countdown Day 9 Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
"The Gift That Keeps On Sucking" Sure, give your wife a vacuum for Christmas and see how long you stay married. I'd give it until Groundhog Day, max. Nothing like giving a gift that says, "Christmas Sucks!" Christmas Countdown Day 10 Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
From the Old German custom, prior to Christmas, the celebration of Schweinemas Christmas Countdown Day 11 Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Cartoonist R.O. Blechman did this Christmas illustration for a greeting card. It was later the inspiration for the animated CBS Television Network 1966 Christmas "greeting". Click on the image below to view the video. Blechman also did the award winning Alka Seltzer commercial in 1967 showing a man and his... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Christmas Countdown Day 13 Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
In years' past, we've posted cartoons from one of The Wheezer Society's favorite cartoonists, Gahan Wilson. Here's another Christmas-themed gem. Christmas Countdown - Day 14 Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Today we have a moving image treat. Santa Claus' Punch and Judy from 1948. "Santa magically creates a Punch and Judy puppet show to the delight of children at a Christmas party." Politically incorrect? Absolutely, you bet! More hilarity - notice the Achive.org keywords: Santa; puppet chaos; senseless violence Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
WOW!…. look what we got for Christmas. Sparkling SPACELINERS… with glitter to match the light in their eyes and joy in their hearts. From The 1966 Sears Christmas Catalog For a larger image look here Christmas Countdown - Day 16 Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
National Lampoon, 1970: This December 1970 cover of the National Lampoon is a classic, with fighter planes from an unidentified Asian Communist country (North Vietnam? North Korea?) shooting down poor Santa as they yell “Eat death, bloated lackey of the capitalist toy mongers!” Christmas Countdown - Day 17 Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Mmmm-mm Good! Forget that turkey. Keep it real with Spam, baby! Christmas Countdown - Day 18 Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from The Swedes! Christmas Countdown - Day 19 Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Six Million Dollar Man - Christmas Adventures (1978) Christmas-themed adventures, published by Peter Pan, appeared in 1978. These records were smaller than their non-holiday-themed counterparts, published in a 7" vinyl format. The stories were a mixture of reasonably plausible espionage adventures that just happened to have a vaguely Christmas theme... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
Posted Nov 14, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
"You're never gonna do it without the Fez on." - Steely Dan Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2012 at The Wheezer Society
A couple of weeks ago, PDX Retro ran a post about the Signal Gas Station on the corner of Charleston & Lombard in St John's. It's now a pizza joint. My grandparent's home for 34 years was just South of the gas station, on the corner of Charleston & Ivanhoe.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2012 at The Wheezer Society