social icons WMMM twitterfacebook RSS facebook twitter RSS Center
105.5 Triple M
Dig out that tye-dye for The Grateful Dead Hour, Sundays at 10pm.

Kitty Dunn

What does Kitty have to say?


 


The Wizard of Oz Underground

Today is the 71st anniversary of the release of the best movie ever, The Wizard of Oz. Okay, that designation may be subject to opinion, but if you ask my sister-in-law Donna and me, it certainly is the case. I could go on and on about my favorite parts of the movie, share my favorite quotes, and tell you how excited I was to watch when it was on TV once a year. But I think I've done that before. So instead I'll tell you about my Wizard of Oz puppets. When I was around 5 or 6, Spic and Span (the cleaning powder), gave away free Wizard of Oz puppets. Since they were attached to the box (and not hidden inside), my mom bought a whole bunch of boxes of the stuff so I could have a complete collection, featuring all major cast members. Toto, too? Yes, Toto, too. I thought they were awesome. So awesome in fact that one day I thought it would be a fun idea to bury them in the back yard under the tire swing. I gave them a little funeral. (All except the Cowardly Lion who was lost in the house somewhere.) Then sometime later I decided I wanted them back. So I went to dig them up...and couldn't remember exactly where I had put them. I dug all over the place in the bare dirt under the tire swing, to no avail. I always meant to make another try of it, but never got around to it. Now another family lives in that house..and they've fenced off the backyard, so it would require me to trespass to make another attempt. Who's with me?

Tags :  
Social :


Share This: | More


 
08/12/2010 6:22AM
The Wizard of Oz Underground
Please Enter Your Comments Below
08/12/2010 8:24AM
Donna
You know I am a Wizard of Oz freak. Like you said, best movie ever. Remember when we would go to the bar with Tim and we would do like 15 minutes of dialog, Tim wanted to klunk our heads together to make us stop. You should go to the people at your old house and ask if you can dig them up but since you can't remember where you burried them I think they would sway no. The only thing I can think of is someone took them. Did you tell anybody about your funeral for the characters? Maybe they were jealous and dug them up and took them. Little Thiefs!!! I love Wizarod of Oz and also like the movie The Wiz with Michael Jackson as the scarecrow and Diana Ross played Dorothy (although she was much older than 16 like Judy Garland). DBD
08/17/2010 6:47AM
wizard of oz quotes | WebBuzz
[...] Kitty Dunn Buzz: I could go on and on about my favorite parts of the movie, share my favorite quotes, and tell you how excited I was to watch when it was on TV once a year. But I think I’ve done that before. So instead I’ll tell you about my Wizard of Oz puppets. When I was around 5 or 6, Spic and Span (the cleaning powder), gave away free Wizard of Oz puppets. Since they were attached to the box (and not hidden inside), my mom bought a whole bunch of boxes of the stuff so … [...]
Title :
Comment :
Listen Live (WMMM)
Playlist (WMMM)
2 Minute Promise
Submit
World's Worst iPod: Billy Ocean "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car"
This might be one of the most unintentionally hilarious songs of the 1980s, but it's a catchy little number and most people wanted to hear "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car," by Billy Ocean. It was a #1 hit for the Caribbean born singer in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Good Old War "Tell Me What You Want From Me"
From Facebook: Good Old War will release their fourth studio album and first on Nettwerk Records, Broken Into Better Shape. Produced by Jason Lehning (Mat Kearney, Dolly Parton), and featuring lead single "Tell Me What You Want From Me," it follows...
Read More
Kitty's Picks for Madison Craft Beer Week
Madison Craft Beer week is once again upon us, and the hopheads and malt minions rejoice and say "Hallelujah!" Starting May 1st and running through May 10, hundreds of bars, restaurants and liqour stores are celebrating the goodness known as...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Maxine Nightingale "Lead Me On"
Things got very emotional today for the World's Worst iPod, as we put up for a vote a song that is the MOST TRAGIC of her teenage years. "Lead Me On" by Maxine in Nightingale was moving up the charts in the summer of '79 when Kitty...
Read More
Discover & Download: The Freddy Jones Band "Diamonds"
From FreddyJonesBand.com Labeled as the "Darlings of Triple A Radio," Freddy Jones Band has a storied history in the format. With two number one hits and several top tens, the Chicago roots band has strummed its way to the forefront of the...
Read More
Kitty's Day with Badger Honor Flight
On Saturday, I was honored to take part in a Badger Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with an awesome group of veterans and volunteers. We got on the plane bright and early (actually dark and early) and took off at 7am for Washington, and then made...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
 
Recent Blog Posts
World's Worst iPod: Billy Ocean "Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car"
This might be one of the most unintentionally hilarious songs of the 1980s, but it's a catchy little number and most people wanted to hear "Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car," by Billy Ocean. It was a #1 hit for the Caribbean born singer in...
Read More
Discover & Download: Good Old War "Tell Me What You Want From Me"
From Facebook: Good Old War will release their fourth studio album and first on Nettwerk Records, Broken Into Better Shape. Produced by Jason Lehning (Mat Kearney, Dolly Parton), and featuring lead single "Tell Me What You Want From Me," it follows...
Read More
Kitty's Picks for Madison Craft Beer Week
Madison Craft Beer week is once again upon us, and the hopheads and malt minions rejoice and say "Hallelujah!" Starting May 1st and running through May 10, hundreds of bars, restaurants and liqour stores are celebrating the goodness known as...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Maxine Nightingale "Lead Me On"
Things got very emotional today for the World's Worst iPod, as we put up for a vote a song that is the MOST TRAGIC of her teenage years. "Lead Me On" by Maxine in Nightingale was moving up the charts in the summer of '79 when Kitty...
Read More
Discover & Download: The Freddy Jones Band "Diamonds"
From FreddyJonesBand.com Labeled as the "Darlings of Triple A Radio," Freddy Jones Band has a storied history in the format. With two number one hits and several top tens, the Chicago roots band has strummed its way to the forefront of the...
Read More
Kitty's Day with Badger Honor Flight
On Saturday, I was honored to take part in a Badger Honor Flight to Washington D.C. with an awesome group of veterans and volunteers. We got on the plane bright and early (actually dark and early) and took off at 7am for Washington, and then made...
Read More
World's Worst iPod: Baltimora "Tarzan Boy"
If ever there was a song that screamed "'80s" this is it. There was a whole lotta love expressed for "Tarzan Boy" by Baltimora, even though a lot of people just remembered it as the Oh-oh-oh song! Baltimora was a band from...
Read More
Discover & Download: Kodaline "Ready"
From Kodaline.com: That Kodaline are ready to release their second album has still to sink in with the men who made it. The Dublin quartet didn't plan to follow up last year's 350,000 selling 'In A Perfect World' so promptly. In...
Read More
Categories
Archives