That’s right, Allison’s Written Words wants to team up with Retroist by – brace thyself – kicking off the holiday season with a big commercial block!
Late Saturday night/early Sunday AM, and I show you a glimpse of a recording session.
No life, I tells ya!
Allison’s Written Words and Retroist – The Joint Presentation!
It’s no secret that I love combining my world on here with the one I’ve carved out on Allison’s Written Words. I share teasers for my articles here over on my blog, create videos with mention of both sites, and affiliate myself with both anywhere and everywhere I possibly can.
I love the work I do with both sites, and I’m proud of the opportunity to continue letting my geek flag fly simultaneously.
Allison’s Written Words/Retroist Christmas Commercial Kickoff!
Last week, I worked on my first commercial block commentary, after several efforts of dipping my toes in video games and, well, “video games.” I’ve loved the opportunity to hone my “comedic” skills and show you some great nostalgia at the same time.
The commercial block I selected is from the November 28, 1998 airing of Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial, Volume 2. The tape originates from WNBC 4 New York, my former home market NBC station. The special aired as one of the prime time specials the late-night sketch show was famous for during the 1998-1999 season. It was the second one that year, and the highest-rated one. Not bad for primetime AND a holiday weekend Saturday night!
There’s a healthy mix of Christmas-themed commercials, promos, product ads, short-lived television shows, and even The More You Know. Throw in a local newscast teaser and you’ve got nostalgia AND awesomeness.
That’s right, nostalgia AND awesomeness! Because those two should always go hand-in-hand!
So go on and click play, and join me in watching some commercials!
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