Category Archives: Movies / TV

WILD IN THE STREETS

1968 was a time of revolution in Paris, Mexico, Chicago, Saigon, Prague. Most were put down bloodily by the forces of repression. The young attacking the young at the behest of the over-30s. A young writer Robert Thom wrote a short story WILD IN THE STREETS and Hollywood capitalized on its call to trust no […]

Mark Frechette ZABRISKIE POINT

“As you get old, you forget. As you get older you are forgotten.” James Steele Some of us never get to be old or even older, especially those doomed by the James Dean’s curse ‘live fast, die, and leave a good-looking corpse’. Few men of the counter culture were as good-looking as Mark Frechette. In […]

Back To Star Trek

According to the intro to the original STAR TREK TV series ‘Space is the final frontier’. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise voyaged through the Cosmos from 1966 to 1969 Several Star Trek series followed the original, but in 2005 ENTERPRISE was not renewed, despite fans raising $32 million to finance […]

Mishistory of STAR TREK

Hollywood has no respect for history. Writers redraft the flow of time according to filmgoers’ demographics. I don’t really mind these idiots placing the discovery of America at the same year as Mel Gibson’s APOCALYSO or the non-existence of emperors in GLADIATOR, however the heresy of the most recent STAR TREKs should be considered heresy […]

The Whites Of Mayberry

Several years ago Andy Griffith, star of stage and screen, passed away years after Marilyn Monroe with whom he shared the same birthdate. The North Carolina native debuted as a hick comedian from the wrong side of the tracks and Griffith parlayed this success into a film career with critical hits in A FACE IN […]