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Haruo Nakajima – The man inside the monster

The man in the original Godzilla costume walked off into the sea.  Haruo Nakajima died of pneumonia on August 7th.  He was 88-years-old and had been in the Godzilla suit 12 times from 1954 to 1972, first donning the famous … Continue reading

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“Spring” has sprung, mud was flung, tentacle tongues

That vernal equinox thing happened.  Now it’s spring.  March tried to pretend this was a big shift by tossing down six inches of snow last week. I made the most of it. All that snow is gone now and spring … Continue reading

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The Last Winter before the longest night

I got up at quarter to four in the morning. This year’s Winter Solstice came due at 4:44 am, so I was outside to take it all in. I didn’t specifically get up because of the solstice.  It’s just that I … Continue reading

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Equinox – the only equality happening today

The September equinox happened this morning.  Axis and orbit conspired to set things just right.  If only for a little while. You probably already knew this if you happen to have an ancient stone observatory in your backyard.  Like folks … Continue reading

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Asteroid Day is a thing and it’s today

Today is Asteroid Day.  It’s only the second annual Asteroid Day, so I don’t feel that bad having it sneak up on me like this.  I have set five reminders on three different calendar apps just to make sure I … Continue reading

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Flying Leap, take one and pass it on

Today is a day like any and every other day.  More or less.  It’s also a rare day, if that’s possible. Of course it’s possible.  Anything is possible when you’re making shit up. The calendar is made up.  It’s useful, … Continue reading

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Happy 13th of Friday folks! Keep your rabbits’ feetsies handy.

The third Friday the 13th of the year.  Lucky us! I should celebrate by watching Friday the 13th Part 3, the original final chapter that didn’t manage to end it all.  This bad boy knocked ET from the top of … Continue reading

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Amityville: The Awakening? I might just hit snooze

Who am I kidding, I’ll watch this new pile of Amityville crap called Amityville: The Awakening.  It is scheduled for January 2015.  No reason to rush this work of art for an October release. I watched The Amityville Haunting after … Continue reading

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Toad Road – No blinding light or tunnels to gates of white

I have been trying to watch a backlog of movies lately.  Movies that I had really meant to watch. As opposed to movies that I put in a queue.  Or those currently sitting on my DVR that I have no … Continue reading

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We’re gonna need a bigger dam

You may have thought you’d had enough of zombies. You obviously weren’t aware of the zombie beavers. You heard me. ZOMBEAVERS! Who isn’t exited for beavers? From the producers of CABIN FEVER, THE RING, WE’RE THE MILLERS, and AMERICAN PIE. … Continue reading

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