How thorough is your Star Wars knowledge? Test yourself with May the Facts Be with You! 1200 Star Wars Stumpers for Serious Fans, now available from Pulp Hero Press. It’s the Star Wars anti-quiz quiz book, challenging your knowledge of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Ewok Adventure/Caravan of Courage, […]
To call attention to the theatrical release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Benedict Cumberbatch and a bunch of Weta Digital artisans brought the mighty Smaug to The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, December 11, 2014. Here it is: And the aftermath: Probably the most expensive talk show guest ever!
From the UK’s Daily Mail:
By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation, October 29, 1897. In remembrance of God’s goodness to us during the past year, which has been so abundant. “Let us offer Him our thanksgiving and pay our vows unto the Most High.” Under His watchful providence, industry has prospered, the conditions of labor […]
Would you like to hear some delightful music? Japanese composer Joe Hisaishi wrote this piece, “A Town with an Ocean View,” for Hayao Miyazaki’s classic, Kiki’s Delivery Service. Bluewavesgold uploaded this to YouTube on April 14, 2013. Here’s a piano version, if you prefer: Lapislazuli2512 uploaded this on January 9, 2011. Delightful.
On September 26, 2017, 12pm BST, PropStore London/LA held a live Entertainment Memorabilia Auction. One of the items offered was the animatronic head of Tavros the Minotaur—played by New Zealand actor Shane Rangi—from The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010). Bidding could be done in person, via Prop Store’s online auction platform, […]
For your summertime amusement, here’s a T-Rex flipping into a boat: Uploaded July 3, 2016 by Andreas Falk.
Extract: “The free district school was of itself an important institution was one of the pillars of the State. But the most important thing was the spirit with which it was maintained. Into it was infused, at the outset, and ever after, the genius of a Christian civilization, a civilization which was the growth of […]
On June 13, Universal Home Entertainment released the fourth installment of the Dragonheart series, Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire. It continues the adventures of a benevolent dragon named Hissyoxyillammochogannatoss—“Drago” for short, with Patrick Stewart taking over the role originally voiced by Ben Kingsley in the third film. Drago’s mission is to improve human-dragon relations and […]