My college-age son practically lives on the microwave "Easy Mac" stuff. Imagine, the bane of college students circa 1962 (my parents, for instance), having to actually make some mac & cheese out of a box!!
Being serious, I now have the answer to something that's puzzled me for years: the macaroni & cheese has on the label "Kraft dinners" ... implying more than one. Obviously there used to be at least two others (neither of which I've ever spotted in a present-day grocery store!).
"Blitz" sounds much better than, say, "OK Tires' big BLOWOUT SALE!!!"
And two -- Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar and Suspense -- were still on the air as of this month, but at the very end -- September 30, 1962 -- both were canceled by CBS. That night is considered by most 'broadcast geeks' like myself as the true end of the so-called 'golden age of radio.'
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