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Redeeming Bing Crosby,
the Voice of Christmas

Bing Crosby was once considered the greatest crooner of all and his recording of “White Christmas” remains the best-selling single of all time, with an estimated 100 million copies sold world-wide. And yet the distortion of Bing Crosby’s accomplishments and reputation has been as remarkable as his career. Here, we debunk many of the mythsRead more..

Redeeming Bing

Once considered the greatest crooner of all, the distortion of Bing Crosby’s accomplishments and reputation has been as remarkable as his career. Bob Lydon debunks many of the myths that have circulated since the singer’s death in 1977.  ℘℘℘ Bing Crosby died on a golf course near Madrid, Spain, on October 14, 1977. He was 74Read more..

Film Forum:
My Guiltiest Pleasure

Anyone who has survived Catholic schooling – in my case, eight years of torture by Dominican nuns, then four years of more refined sadism at the hands of Jesuit priests – cannot help watching Leo McCarey’s The Bells of St. Mary’s with deeply mixed emotions. One of Hollywood’s most popular religious movies, a Christmas perennialRead more..