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Archive for August, 2016

Bring Me a Bucket!

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

cre1You can’t get through life with as wacked-out of a sense of humor as mine without seeing and laughing at the occasional Monty Python film. So while meeting Terry Jones was not the sole reason that I went all the way to Detroit, Michigan for the Motor City Comic Con on May 14, 2016, his presence there certainly sweetened the pot.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Gimli, Sallah, and Werewolf

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

jrd2Some actors are lucky enough to strike gold not only once, but twice. John Rhys-Davies is such an actor. I’m more inclined to be enamored by his role in Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull, in which he plays Sallah. He spoke such famous lines as “Indy, why does the floor move?”, “Oh my friends! I’m so pleased you’re not dead!”, and in referring to the ark, “Death has always surrounded it. It is not of this Earth.” Read the rest of this entry »

hw2It was nice that the previous day had been rather low-key and relaxing, because this the fourth day of Laurel and Hardywood on Saturday, July 5, 2014, would be anything but… especially for David and me. We got up nice and early that morning and made our way from his house in Burbank to the Loew’s, meeting up with everyone in lobby before 9am. Making a few last-minute notes, I found our Bus #4 again and David and I set out to host another but trip.  Read the rest of this entry »

Visitor from Another Friday

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

nana1Having missed my opportunity to meet the original Pamela Voorhees from the first Friday the 13th, played by Betsy Russell (although I did secure an autograph as seen here), I was disappointed when Nana Visitor, who reprised the role in the 2009 reboot cancelled her appearance at the Fall 2015 Chiller Theatre show. But never fear! Or maybe you should fear; after all she is Pamela Voorhees. But seriously, I quickly got another chance for a meeting when she did in fact show up for the next Chiller Theatre show on April 23, 2016.  Read the rest of this entry »