Friending and unfriending in the pre-digital era

November 23, 2022

When we last saw Phil in Shy Guy (1947), he was struggling to overcome loneliness and social awkwardness — a task he ultimately accomplished by heeding the sage advice of his father. At some point between 1947 and 1952, Phil somehow managed to acquire a younger brother, Ray, who also has a thing or two to learn about friendship. Now that Phil has gone from friendless geek to Mister Popularity, he’s in a position to give Ray the benefit of his superior wisdom.


Overcoming social awkwardness

September 27, 2022


Happy National Parents Day

July 25, 2021

Yes, it’s a real thing.

If you are a parent, this little gem from Coronet Instructional Films will warm the cockles of your heart. It tells the story of Tommy, a lazy little spoiled brat who finally learns to appreciate his selfless, hard-working parents for all the sacrifices they make on his behalf every day of their lives.

(If you prefer to watch the MST3K version, click here.)


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