So yesterday, April 26, was Alien Day, and the day before that, April 25, was World Penguin Day. Since I failed to commemorate either occasion, despite being a big fan of both aliens and penguins, I figured: why not combine the two? (Not unike some sort of hideous xeno-biomechanoid/big-bottomed flightless waterfowl…
Taking a break from consoles to look at handheld systems.
Nintendo Entertainment System (1985). This was a couple of years after the industry collapsed, so the early ads focused on the “interactive” aspects of the console, rather than the games. R.O.B., we hardly knew ye.
Console ads, 1972-1983. I’m leaving out handheld systems (they’ll be a separate post).
Chris Elliott as the lifeguard.
“You know Jimmy, I remember when they cancelled Six Million Dollar Man. Boy! I thought my world was gonna end. But then The Fall Guy premiered, and my prayers were answered. Sure, it was a different time, slightly different format, but I adjusted… and you know what? I grew a little in the process, too.”
1995. This is why the North Pole is evaporating today.
Find me. I’m always there. You think I’m just in that fancy machine? Think again. I’m part of you. I’m always with you, because... I’m inside you. I’m here. Find me, find me, find me.
The F-Bomb, that is. From this past weekend’s Star Wars Celebration, outtakes of Angus McInnes filming his cockpit scenes for “The Star Wars” in 1976. He’s setting up his attack run when he flubs what would become his signature line. Fortunately, it only impacted on the surface.
Looks like a bunch of sickos, if you ask me.
And you think for a minute that it’s 2005. Or 1991.
Some dumbshit just set off the tornado/WWIII sirens all over Dallas. Excellent timing, given the current political climate.
You even try.
Screenplay by Wolfgang Peterson [sic], Bob Clark, and Harold Von Ramis. Directed by Harold Von Ramis.
Night Flight, 1991 or thereabouts. They ran a handful of SubGenius shorts around this time.
Isn’t it sad we’re insane? Playing the game that we know end in tears
“You are bordering dangerously close to an obsession that will lead you to a web of deceit — and seduction.”