Sunday, February 27, 2011

Witness to Murder

Starring Barbara Stanwyck, George Sanders and Gaary Merril. I had high hopes but was disappointed long before Jesse White cracked wise about Dragnet at which point I wrote it off.

This is the best part of this movie:
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Thrift store floppies

Keeping my Mavica fed (Apple Nano for scale for the post-floppy generation.)

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Asphalt Jungle



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Cry Danger

Dick Powell is extra hard-boiled. William Conrad is the heavy. There are fat jokes.
All the featured vehicles are along this line:


There is an even more enormous limousine late in the show but the whole vehicle was never seen in frame.
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Snow night movie



From th opening scene. Now this is a car. Other cars should just shut up:
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Sunday, February 20, 2011

Quad skinny, earth weakling!

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I've been mashed up!

My friend, B., made an amusing scenario out of pics from this blog. It has a better plot, clearer action and better-defined characters than Prince of Persia.
2rn7qjd.jpg (GIF Image, 370x335 pixels): "- Sent using Google Toolbar"

Monday, February 14, 2011

Amusements



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sketch

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Part 1 of 5: Milt Caniff draws Dragon Lady, talks to Shel Dorf

Found on a windy day. I guess the flat-earthers are on to something: it's an edge piece.

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Sad Sack book from the thrift store

The Simon & Schuster logo as Sad Sack

One way to know your country is waging a real war and not a Julie Taymor-style extravaganza:

SPAM


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Incident at Blood Pass (1970)

Not great cinema but a fun movie. There is sufficient Yojimbosity to keep it from tainting the better examples.

Thumb drive survived wash and dry cycle

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Nokia CEO Under Gun to Justify Microsoft Switch - ABC News

Flailing Behemoth Drowns Doddering Ancient, Anvil Used as Flotation Device
"God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly," says CEO.

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Sunday, February 13, 2011

The Tunnel (1935)

Big Brother style public address system:

'thopter

Check out the surface display:

Biggest iPad of 1935:

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