Just a reminder that World O’ Crap’s Annual Christmas Movie Review will be posted Christmas morning. In the meantime, here’s a classic bit of Americana in the form of the Coca-Cola’s iconic Santa Claus, first drawn by Michigan illustrator Haddon Sundblom in 1931:
Sundblom continued working in the Kringle medium for another four decades, and we leave you for the moment with one of his last Santas, a taut and jolly young elf who graced the cover of Playboy magazine in 1972:
Make Love, Not War on Christmas.
See you tomorrow. And if anyone’s looking for a way to dispose of those last few holiday season pennies, you could do worse than to click on the PayPal link to the left and contribute to s.z.’s Home Game version of Daktari!
Posted by scott on Tuesday, December 25th, 2007 at 1:04 am.