Monthly Archives: November 2018

Zombie Strippers / Kelly’s Heroes Drive-In Double Bill

My parents exposed their children to the magic of cinema at the Cornish Drive-In in Maine. The screen faced the pine forest and the owner’s house served as the concession stand. The grandmother sold salted popcorn and bottles of ice-cold Coke from the porch and her son worked the projector housed in an old chicken […]

E Pluribus Unum Forever

Last May sixty male attendees of of Baraboo, Wisconsin junior prom gathered on the steps of the Sauk County Courthouse and more than 50% of them gave the Nazi salute. No one said anything, until someone posted the photo online and people questioned the school administrators about the picture. Lori Mueller, the Baraboo School District […]

John ‘Wabbit’ Wayne

In 1969 John Wayne appeared on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In as a pink rabbit. His performance got plenty of laughs, but not as much as Sean Connery for his he-man throng outfit in ZARDOZ. The things actors do for their art. Hairy balls alert.

The Searchers – Ending Scene

Without a doubt the ending of John Ford’s THE SEARCHERS is one of the best closing scenes in a western movie or any movies when John Wayne bringing his niece home from years of being a Comanche captive. She is free, but Uncle Ethan is haunted by his ghosts. Perfection. To view this scene, please […]

Honest To Goodness Patriot

“I didn’t vote for him but he’s my president, and I hope he does a good job.” John Wayne – On John F. Kennedy’s election Disgruntled GOP voters should learn from that as well as Democrats. We are one. e pluribus unum. Latin for ‘out of many one’. ps Donald Trump is no president of […]