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Archive for September, 2016

It Can’t Rain All the Time

Friday, September 30th, 2016

crow3For many years, Rochelle Davis was one of the most enigmatic actresses in the business. After her starring role as Sarah in the 1994 film The Crow, she dropped out of film, out of the public eye, and kind of out of any sense of a normal life.  Even though The Crow was both commercially and critically wildly successful, it will always remain an notorious film due to the fact that Brandon Lee was accidentally killed while making it. Read the rest of this entry »

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Goonies Never Charge

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

astin4Well that’s just not true, but thankfully in this case it was. Wizard World events can be maddening sometimes because when they offer pricey photo ops, you never really know going into it whether you can get around said professional photo ops and just snap a picture at the table for a lesser fee. Sometimes you can, sometimes you can’t. I definitely wanted a photo with Sean Astin, no question. He’s the son of Patty Duke, and adopted son John Astin, ‘possibly’ the real son of Desi Arnaz Jr., but most likely a third guy altogether as evidence by a genetics test. But really all of that is just interesting; Sean on his own did some pretty remarkable acting on his own over the years.  Read the rest of this entry »

Protected: Eating Detroit 2016

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Hey Hey It’s the Final Monkee!

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

mn3I must say, I never thought it would happen. Up until recent days, it seemed that Mike Nesmith was by far the most elusive of the Monkees. Although he had returned to playing live with the band now and then after Davy Jones’ death, and I had known that people had gotten backstage to meet them, I didn’t foresee myself shelling out those kind of big bucks, much less even attending a concert. Then when I heard that he had been announced for the Spring 2015 Chiller Theatre show that I normally attend, I sort of hit the roof. And not in the good way. I had already committed to being at Disney World that week and had already accepted the fact of missing the show, and missing a smattering of celebs I wanted to meet, chief among them Michael Nesmith.  Read the rest of this entry »