DRAGON'S LAIR, Dirk the Daring, Princess Daphne, 1984-85,

The Best Dragons in Pop Culture From Every Decade

In honor of Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dragon, we celebrate the best dragons in film, TV, songs, books & more!

Frosty the Snowman 1969

‘Frosty The Snowman:’ Happy Birthday, You Adorable Snowman!

Frosty first aired on CBS Dec. 7, 1969

Rudolph and Pinnocio composite image ©Miser Bros Press/Rick Goldschmidt Archives

Did ‘Pinocchio’ Bring Us Rudolph ‘The Red Nosed Reindeer?’

Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt discusses the impact and legacy of some of television’s most beloved holiday specials.

Mad Mad Monster Party via Rick Goldschmidt

The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters of Rankin/Bass

Did you know Rankin/Bass Productions made several Halloween specials?

Mad Monster Party

Mad Monster Party Gets a Fresh New Look on Recently Released Blu-ray

The Very Best Rankin/Bass Productions Blu-ray Has Arrived, And It Wasn’t Produced In The U.S.!

an image from the 1969 movie

Old-School Dinosaur Movies That Time Forgot, But I Didn’t

The Valley of Gwangi, The Land That Time Forgot and more. Plus, a few more I had not heard of until recently, but need to watch!

an image from the 1987-96 animated series

Revisit the Coolest Turtles From Old-School Pop Culture

Cecil Turtle, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Gamera and more are coming out of their shells to entertain you.

Is the Mystery of “Screen-Used” Rankin/Bass Rudolph Puppets Solved?

Find out the history and mystery of those famous Rudolph and Santa puppets.

Whatever Happened to Rankin/Bass ‘The Easter Bunny Is Coming To Town’?

Famed stop-motion animators — Arthur Rankin Jr. and Jules Bass — had not just one Easter special, but three. Here Rankin/Bass historian Rick Goldschmidt shares their story.