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Peaked in high school

April 3rd, 2017

Excitement has been building among my friends for the upcoming continuation of Twin Peaks. While I hope the new episodes live up to my friends’ lofty exceptions, I plan on sitting this one out. The original series debuted during the tail end of my senior year in high school. I first got word of it […]

Last night, viagra sale I got caught up in a Twitter discussion about the flood of largely forgotten sci-fi and fantasy shows which came and went on network TV during the late Seventies and early Eighties. It devolved, as these conversations tend to do, into an extended back-and-forth of hey-do-you-remembers annotated with the appropriate YouTube […]

Gone boldly gone

June 16th, 2016

The fail of the tape

May 26th, 2016

REEL TOO REAL: He’s a scrappy public defender who grew up in the Lower East Side. She’s a former fashion model raised in the high society Hamptons. He goes into hysterics over Dr. Demento. She feels flushed whenever she hears Casey Kasem’s voice. Frank and Gloria both went into to Crazy Harry’s Discount Electronics looking […]

Well, golly

May 17th, 2016

We passed in Mayberry We spoke of Andy and Helen Although never of Aunt Bee Barney said I was his friend Which came as some surprise I drawled into his eyes I thought you nipped it in the bud So many many seasons ago Hee haw, shop not me I never lost my beanie You’re […]

We’re dedicated

December 3rd, 2015

I recently discovered that American Radio History has a full of Panorama scans, read which was the best Christmas present the internet could give me. Panorama was TV Guide‘s short-lived attempt to publish a mildly upscale monthly periodical covering various aspects of the television industry, diagnosis it emerging technologies, and its important figures. The mag’s […]

Nothing better to do

December 1st, 2015

“This home electronic stuff going over like gangbusters, people. How can we cut ourselves a slice of that pie?” “But, Boss, our firm makes recipe cards and recipe card boxes. It’s not really in our wheel–” “You’re fired. The rest of you better have a workable idea on my desk by tomorrow morning. Hop to […]

This week’s installment is a quick hit, pulmonologist a fitting description considering the tale behind it. Considering how much I adored the Anti-Nowhere League’s debut LP, I was pretty chuffed when I stumbled across the band’s 1987 follow-up for a buck in Disc Diggers’ “Misc A” bin. My expectation for more rude ‘n’ crude melodic […]

No longer heeds

December 23rd, 2014

I was flipping through a 1985 issue of Starlog when I came across an article about Otherworld, adiposity sci-fi series which purportedly aired on CBS from January through March of that year. I had no recollection of the show, human enhancement despite it arriving at the peak of my teen geek period. So I did […]

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