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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.
Here’s an excerpt:
4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 21,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 5 Film Festivals
I can remember my first reaction upon watching the transparent touch screens of Minority Report and just being in complete and utter awe. I felt that we could potentially get to that point technologically to achieve this feat in my lifetime (hopefully). But even before that, I remember watching some episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation (or the cooler acronym, TNG) and seeing the LCARS operating system in action and was fascinated by this futuristic-looking technology. Read the rest of this entry
Isn’t it complete garbage that most children in the US are NOT getting Veterans Day off of school (not even in “observance of” for Monday), yet they give them a day off on FREAKING Columbus Day? I know Columbus discovered America…oh wait, he DIDN’T, he wasn’t even close to America; he actually “discovered” the West Indies….oh wait, you can’t discover what’s already been inhabited, right? What a load of hot, steaming GAR-BAGE!
Here’ s an image from a scaffold match between the Rock ‘N’ Roll RPMs with Eric Embry taking on The Fantastics and Steve Simpson from World Class Championship Wrestling on May 3rd, 1987. As you may notice from the picture, there’s a serious lacking of the trademarked squared-circle, i.e. the wrestling ring. In case the guy in the image hanging off the scaffold has you raising your eyebrows, let’s talk about this type of match, and watch a clip from that match as well. Read the rest of this entry
There’s a special moment in professional wrestling when the fans lose their minds when they see a wrestler from Promotion A suddenly show up at a show hosted by Promotion B. Smokey Mountain Wrestling’s co-founder and owner Jim Cornette signed a working agreement with the World Wrestling Federation to trade talent, manage and serve as an on-air talent for that company to become a financially successful independent promotion. In match below (after the break), WWF Intercontinental Champion “The Heartbreak Kid” Shawn Michaels defends the title against “The Nature Boy” Buddy Landell at the SMW Super Bowl of Wrestling event, on August 4th, 1995 at the Civic Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Smokey Mountain Wrestling operated from October 1991 to December 1995, and though the promotion was relatively short-lived, it was held in high-regard for the quality of the matches, talent, and traditional in-ring and storyline style. Watch the entire match by clicking here ==> Read the rest of this entry