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Brad’s Musings and Meanderings

random acts of quoting

"Bob's pool. Yeah, sounds great, Bob's pool. I really want to see Bob's pool." - Jimmy Wiley

drake3When I found out that Larry Drake was going to be at the HorrorHound convention in Indianapolis on September 8, 2013, I was excited to add him to my list because of his ultra-creepy starring role as Robert G. Durant in the Liam Neeson vehicle Darkman. As an added bonus, he had a small part in the original Karate Kid movie as the ‘Yahoo #1 at Beach.’ You might actually recall him as the guy who tells Mr. Miyagi to ‘kindly remove (the bottles) yourself, Mr. Moto” … to which Miyagi karate chops the top half of the bottles off, prompting said yahoo to promptly remove the bottles.  Read the rest of this entry »

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oog1Sandy Claws huh? Ooooh, I’m really scared. If you just sang that out loud, chances are you might be as big of a fan of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas as I am. Every since its release I’ve been entranced by its macabre and comic nature, with the creative notion of Halloween and Christmas colliding as its impetus. All of the songs in the film are fantastic, but standing out further than any of the others is the rousing Oogie Boogie Song, sung by none other than the Oogie Boogie Man. But every rotting burlap sack needs and voice, and his was provided by Ken Page.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Chester the Scene Stealer

May 14th, 2015

dd3One of my favorite go-to films when I want to laugh is Seems Like Old Times starring Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, and Charles Grodin. This trio is superb, but they are also swimming in a sea of scene-stealers in their supporting cast, chief among them was T.K. Carter who played the ‘recovering thief’ Chester, whom Goldie’s sympathetic character groomed into her chauffeur. T.K. gets all of my attention in every scene he is in, and that pretty goes for anytime he appears onscreen in any film.  Read the rest of this entry »