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Old April 8 2015, 03:25 PM   #1
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Stan Freberg, RIP

Stan Freberg, beloved genius of radio, comedy and advertising, dies at 88: http://m.washingtonpost.com/news/mor...ng-dies-at-88/
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Old April 8 2015, 03:47 PM   #2
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Re: Stan Freberg, RIP

Turn off the bubble machine.

RIP, Stan.
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Old April 8 2015, 05:37 PM   #3
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I used to love listening to "When Radio Was" back when he was the host.

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Old April 8 2015, 05:56 PM   #4
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Changed radio, changed comedy records, changed advertising. And was hilarious. As a kid I would cassette-record his parodies from the Dr. Demento show and borrow his albums from the library and my friends and I would listen to them before class and laugh uproariously. Sorry to see him go.
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Old April 9 2015, 12:42 AM   #5
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A beloved part of my holiday playlist:

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Old April 9 2015, 01:59 AM   #6
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Freberg did some of the most brilliant television commercials during the 60s.
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Old April 18 2015, 01:03 AM   #7
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the Jeno's pizza roll commercials were my favorite because those pizza rolls were a treat for my little sister and I. He was one of the greats.
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Old April 18 2015, 01:16 PM   #8
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Oh, man, so sad. Our last link to the Golden Age of Radio.

And he did a lot of great (mostly uncredited) work in the Warner Brothers cartoons.
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Old April 25 2015, 09:17 PM   #9
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Sad indeed
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