Wednesday, December 31, 2014

BraveStarr Neutra-Laser (Mattel)

Mattel BraveStarr Playsets

Action Figures of the Week: BraveStarr (Mattel)

Pop Art: BraveStarr (Blackthorne Publishing Edition)

BraveStarr Colorforms

Lunch Box of the Week: BraveStarr

Video Game of the Week: BraveStarr (Commodore 64)

Theme Song of the Week: BraveStarr (1987 - 1988)

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Tribute 2014: Those We Lost

The year 2014 saw the passing of far too many talented and beloved film and TV artists.  It was a bad year on that front, and the losses to the science fiction and horrors genre, especially, were numerous.

As always, any omissions in the following gallery are entirely unintentional.  

To those we have lost, let me say this: I am truly grateful (and fortunate) to have shared time on this Earth with you. 

Thank you, always, for the laughs and screams, the memories, and the beautiful art. Rest in peace and Godspeed.

Sir Richard Attenborough

Lauren Bacall

Ann B. Davis

Marilyn Burns

Sid Caesar

Joe Cocker

Booth Colman

Ruby Dee

James Garner

H.R. Giger

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Jan Hooks

Bob Hoskins

Russell Johnson

Casey Kasem

Koichi Kawakita

Richard Kiel

Glen A. Larson
Mary Ann Mobley

Mike Nichols

Kate O'Mara

Don Pardo

Elizabeth Pena

Harold Ramis

Arthur Rankin Jr.

Joan Rivers

Mickey Rooney

Maximilian Schell

Lorenzo Semple, Jr.

James Shigeta

Dick Smith

Marcia Strassman

Elaine Stritch

Carol Ann Susi

Meshach Taylor

Shirley Temple

Ralph Waite

Eli Wallach

Kenneth Weatherwax

Billie Whitlaw

Robin Williams

The Road Warrior (1982)

I first viewed  The Road Warrior  on a double bill with  Superman III  at the Castle Theater in Irvington, New Jersey. I was thirteen or fou...