Sunday, April 30, 2006

Here's a trip in the wayback machine for you . . .

I just started watching "Poltergeist" a few minutes ago, and the opening includes the background sound of a "Star Spangled Banner" end-of-broadcast-day television spot.

When's the last time YOU heard and/or saw one of those?


Blogger Miss Cellania said...

AAGH! We use the national anthem to sign off our AM station every evening at sundown. I think thats a good idea, BUT this started right after 9/11, and the boss had us mix a "patriotic" mashup with Pres Bush giving his anti=terrorism speech, including "Lets roll". That is now five years old, and its driving me nutso. I keep meaning to replace it with the regular anthem, but I would be courting trouble.

9:41 AM  
Blogger Frontier Editor said...

The boss sounds like he has precious little grip on reality

7:52 PM  
Blogger Pamela said...

Wow...I do remember when the television stations would sign off with the national anthem playing and a flag waving in the breeze.

That seems like such a life time ago.

1:24 PM  

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