Archive for September, 2006

Laurel & Hardy – Slipping Wives – 1927 Silent Film

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Slipping Wives is a 1927 silent film  that features Laurel & Hardy before they were an actual team. In the movie, Stan plays a deliveryman who is hired to
make a woman’s artist husband jealous. Stan messes up his attempt at romance
because he is confused over who is the husband. The movie runs 22:27.

Bill Clinton’s Entire Fox News Interview

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

The ten to twenty second clips you see of President ‘s interview on do not do him nor the interview justice. Chris Wallace‘s second question begins by saying "When we announced that you were going to be on Fox News Sunday, I got a lot of email from viewers. And I gotta say, I was surprised, most of them wanted me to ask you this question: Why didn’t you do more to put Bin Laden and Al Queda out of business when you were president?"

Now why would he ask the question that way? Why not just directly? Does it really matter where the question came from? The only reason you pose a question in that manner is to disavow responsibility for asking the question. If you’re going to do a political hack job and you don’t want to get blamed for it, you place responsibility elsewhere. They asked the question! Here, then, is Fox’s entire interview with President Clinton (from at YouTube).

Fox News Interview With President Bill Clinton (Part 1):

Fox News Interview With President Bill Clinton (Part 2):

Fox News Interview With President Bill Clinton (Part 3, from at YouTube):

‘s Comments On Fox News Interview With President Bill Clinton (from at ):

& On Media Coverage Of Clinton Interview (from at YouTube):

T.S. Eliot Tribute: Crash Test Dummies – Afternoons & Coffeespoons

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006

It is ‘s birthday today. He was born on September 26, 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was one of the greatest poets of the 20th Century. One of my favorite poets. Here’s the doing their song , a nod to T.S. Eliot’s (from
 at ):

American Jihad – Jesus Camp Trailer

Monday, September 25th, 2006

This is scary. The depicted in the new film are indoctrinating kids into becoming holy warriors for Jesus. Jesus.

Jesus Camp Trailer:

ABC News Report On Jesus Camps (from harvesteroftruth at YouTube):

Plan 9 From Outer Space

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

is one of the best bad scifi/horror B-movies. The 1959 film was written, produced, and directed by famed B-film director . The plot of Plan 9 From Out Space posits that the stupid human race is on the verge of developing a weapon that can destroy the universe. Aliens, having failed several times to get the attention of the humans, resort to Plan 9 to conquer and stop  the humans from developing their weapon by resurrecting dead earthlings. Sweet! This movie is 79 minutes long:

Night Of The Living Dead Movie

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006

For me, this is the mother of all zombie movies: ‘s . The plot is simple: Radiation fallout from a downed satellite brings the dead back to life and the living must rekill them.

Released in , the film has been viewed as a critique of American society of the . Women are potrayed as hysterical and helpless, as they often were at the time. In the year that and were assasinated, the hero of the movie is a resourceful and heroic black man who is ultimately killed off by rednecks. Many have also seen it as commentary on the because of the similar imagery of grainy black and white newsreels, excessive carnage, search and destroy missions, and hoving helicopters.

All that escaped me when I first saw it on my friend’s VCR in the late . I just thought it was a great horror film (runs 1:35:40) Found at Hulu: