Daily Archives: May 3, 2010

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Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago 45th Anniversary Edition on Blu-ray

When I was a kid I had to watch Doctor Zhivago whenever it was on. It was a family favorite that constantly insisted up itself. With good reason, the 1965, Doctor Zhivago, film captures the essence of Boris Pasternak’s Russian novel of remarkable passion and sweeping grandeur, presenting an intimate […]

Pigs in Space

I am a big Muppet fan, so it always bugged me that I never tried the Muppet Show inspired title for the Atari 2600, Pigs in Space. I kept trying to score a cheap copy at a garage sale or eBay, but kept getting skunked. Last week I was digging […]

Jazzercise – Move your Boogie Body from 1982

Jazzercise roots can be traced back to 1969 when Judi Sheppard Missett was attending Northwestern University in Chicago and taught dance classes at a local jazz studio. Missett quickly noticed that her classes had a dropout rate of about 90% and started to look for various ways to improve retention. […]

alien model

1979 Alien Model

When I was a kid, my cousin had this Alien model and the giant Alien action figure. I was always amazed at the details on both. I asked for the model for my birthday a few times, but never got one. My family was wise to my model building abilities. […]