By Andrew Liszewski
I was really hoping I’d stumble across another website this year that made it easy to watch those classic Christmas TV specials that have been kicking around since the 80’s. But not in my wildest dreams could I have hoped for a website as awesome as A BeTaMaXMas.
I usually don’t have much patience for flash-only websites, but that’s not the case here. The site is done up to look like the basement TV room we all had growing up, complete with a Christmas tree, a Star Wars poster, wood paneling on the walls and most importantly, a B-Tronics TV and betamax deck playing nothing but awesome 80’s Christmas shows and commercials. Seriously, whoever put this together went above and beyond the call of duty.
At times the picture can be a bit snowy (just like I remember) but that can be easily fixed by adjusting the antennas perched atop the set. There’s even a classic TV Guide you can click on that shows what’s currently playing, and while the selection of channels is limited, it looks like there’s more than enough content to keep me distracted until New Years. And now back to the He-Man and She-Ra Christmas Special…
[ A BeTaMaXMas ] Warning! Extremely Addictive!