I got bread but no filling. I do have a little jar of cinnamon mixed with sugar. Cinnamon toast. All things cinnamon.
Directed by Carl Reiner. Found on Youtube. The follow up to the big hit Oh, God!. Henry Winkler as a pro wrestler. Debut for Roddy Piper. What could go wrong?
Welcome to Night Flight. Your weekend open thread. Oh, God!
The Svengoolie movie this week will be The Ghost of Frankenstein. Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi.
Notice the difference in tone between the two 80s ABC promos. Header new 1987. Also adding some of the other Airport movie promos. There were several.
Streaming an episode of Wings on the Me-TV site. You want the last potsticker? Helen says to Joe. Brian has samurai movie.
Another good Kliph Nesteroff interview. The very early days when he was a writer with Steve Martin. Brother of Albert Einstein, who became Albert Brooks.
UCF lamewads. Bowl game at noon on ESPN. On the radio for me.
Narrator - Nick Cave.
Beat Street playing on this-TV. What came first: Breakin’, Beat Street, or Krush Groove? Bonus: What was the first rap movie? I remember buying very early Run DMC on cassette. (Spoilers in Youtube trailer titles.)
Happy New Year.
Two commentaries. Lem Dobbs/Redman playing. James M. Cain book. Directed by Billy Wilder. Raymond Chandler screenplay. Commentary just said Chandler was a huge snob, and he was, who thought Cain was trash. He thought everyone was trash.
Groovy. Legendary garage band. From the movie, Riot on Sunset Strip (1967).
Paperback reread. I watched Andromeda Strain again recently. Link below on the book compares the movie Sphere unfavorably to Andromeda. I’ve never forced myself to watch the Sphere movie but I do like Congo a lot. There is a difference between fun bad and bad bad.