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Our Forgotten Cartoon-Americans: Fresh-Up Freddie
We must never forget the contributions made to American pop culture by our animated brothers and sisters. Fresh-Up Freddie got his big show biz break in 1957 when he was selected as the spokesbird for…
What's for Breakfast?
Who Invented Rice Krispies Treats?
Turns out the popular confection was invented by two women who worked for the Kellogg’s! Malitta Jensen and Mildred Day came up with the recipe while working in the Home Economics department of the Battle…Read more...
Happy New Year From Boomtown America
Marilyn & Boomtown America hope you keep all your resolutions!
Whatever Happened to Burger Chef?
Ask anyone under 40 about a fast-food chain named Burger Chef and you’re likely to get a puzzled expression. Or maybe, if they’re a fan of the TV series Mad Men, they might recognize the…
Who Has This on Their Christmas List This Year?