🕎 It’s 1998, and we’re praying for a miracle after getting stuck in a snow bank on the side of a dark highway with only an eighth of a tank of gas.

Join us on an enlightening revisit to the Flashy Girl from Flushing on her first Hanukkah as a married woman. Also, Ray Charles is here!


🎙 Guest:

April Ryley (@Where2NextApril).


💬 Topics & Tangents:

1. Watch “The Hanukkah Story” on Facebook.

2. April visits the Sheffield residence, and so can you.

3. Fran Drescher in “UHF.”

4. Fran Drescher says she had to fight to let ‘The Nanny’ be Jewish (L.A. Times, 2020).

5. Benjamin Salisbury (Brighton) on “Teen Celebrity Jeopardy” in 1997.

6. Daniel Davis (Niles) on “The Fran Drescher Tawk Show” in 2010.

7. Max’s childhood memory of his dad at Christmas reminded me of Bruce Wayne’s long dining room table.

8. What to do if you’re stranded in a car during a winter storm.

9. Kenny Rogers Roasters still exists, but only in Asia.


📼 Retro Commercial Break:

3 Musketeers Commercial starring Fran Drescher, 1998.


🎤 And Now, These Messages:

Hyrule Podcasters, an audio “Let’s Play” through The Legend of Zelda.


“The Nanny” and “The Hanukkah Story” © 1998 Global Entertainment Productions GmbH & Co. Medien KG.

Theme song by Bronwen’s Ghost.

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