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    Thread: Happy birthday, William Shatner
Post: RE: Happy birthday, William Shatner

Could we really have neglected this thread for the last couple of years? Bill is 90, and, Trek aside, being a viable tv personality and star, and still actively working, is just remarkable. Here's...
august Star Trek 41 4,701 March 22nd, 2021, 07:29 PM
  Wink Thread: Bruce Campbell to star in ABC sitcom ?
Post: Bruce Campbell to star in ABC sitcom ?

Details are at https://www.comingsoon.net/tv/news/11660...mmy-kimmel
august Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 0 81 March 11th, 2021, 07:41 PM
  Big Grin Thread: Evil Dead Rise!
Post: Evil Dead Rise!

Is it a sequel?  Evil Dead 4? Evil Dead 2, continuing the remake?  A standalone film?  I think the answer may be yes. 🤣 Details at https://collider.com/evil-dead-4-bruce-c...-revealed/
august Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 2 46 March 11th, 2021, 03:40 PM
    Thread: Feb. 15th - Renee O'Connor's 's Birthday
Post: RE: Feb. 15th - Renee O'Connor's 's Birthday

It had to happen sooner or later, and today, everyone's favorite nubile, chatty, teenage battling bard turns 50!
august Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 34 5,279 February 15th, 2021, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Halcyon days of web rings, HTML, and MIDI files
Post: Halcyon days of web rings, HTML, and MIDI files

Memories of the early days of internet fandom
august Star Trek 1 164 February 11th, 2021, 10:24 PM
  Big Grin Thread: Rock, paper, scissors, groovy
Post: Rock, paper, scissors, groovy

Title of thread says it all...
august Renaissance and Ghost House Pictures 1 161 February 8th, 2021, 11:27 PM
    Thread: Buffy Summers' Birthday!
Post: RE: Buffy Summers' Birthday!

Buffy Summers turns 40 today. :eek: SMG simply said: “She taught that the hardest thing in the world is to live in it,” Gellar wrote, quoting a pivotal moment in the Season 5 finale. “So in her hono...
august Vampire Movies and TV Shows 4 2,817 January 20th, 2021, 12:54 AM
    Thread: Comment on the January 6, 2021 Capitol Hill Riot
Post: RE: Comment on the January 6, 2021 Capitol Hill Ri...

No, I meant hard to argue with what you said, so the only thing I *could* argue with would be a general idea people have.
august History 3 348 January 13th, 2021, 01:59 AM
    Thread: Where's my stuff?
Post: RE: Where's my stuff?

(January 13th, 2021, 01:23 AM)Michael Wrote: (January 12th, 2021, 07:16 PM)august Wrote: Here's a layman's question:  if Jay was hacked by a real person (ie not a porn/spam bot) could they have go...
august Andre Norton 16 305 January 13th, 2021, 01:54 AM
    Thread: Comment on the January 6, 2021 Capitol Hill Riot
Post: RE: Comment on the January 6, 2021 Capitol Hill Ri...

Yep, hard to argue with any of the above. And while I have no love for Trump, and while the voter fraud thing was nonsense...the one thing I disagree with is saying that the congressmen who challenge...
august History 3 348 January 12th, 2021, 07:28 PM
    Thread: Where's my stuff?
Post: RE: Where's my stuff?

Here's a layman's question: if Jay was hacked by a real person (ie not a porn/spam bot) could they have gone back to try to delete his posts manually?
august Andre Norton 16 305 January 12th, 2021, 07:16 PM
    Thread: Where's my stuff?
Post: RE: Where's my stuff?

I can still see mine dating back to 2003, so my guess is something to do with preferences, caches etc. Although...if you are going to specifically bookmarked or linked threads, I think the URLs to tho...
august Andre Norton 16 305 January 12th, 2021, 09:05 AM
    Thread: Richest woman in the world or history?
Post: RE: Richest woman in the world or history?

And, as is often the case, there already is both a documentary film and a Tony-nominated musical about her.
august History 2 293 January 3rd, 2021, 03:52 AM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

The problem with those articles - which I haven't read since I'm trying to click on less in general - is that I haven't seen it at the state level, and haven't heard anyone that might have seen it fir...
august Politics 31 887 November 25th, 2020, 06:13 PM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

Yep, I agree. Trump had virtually no organization, beyond his regular business associates, most of whom had no connections in politics whatsover beyond tossing money around at the national level.  And...
august Politics 31 887 November 23rd, 2020, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Theme park based on world religions
Post: RE: Theme park based on world religions

Yeah, I think Jim Bakker had one of those in the 80's, right? It went bankrupt, and he went to jail for fraud.
august General Discussions 4 138 November 17th, 2020, 09:36 PM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

Just to be clear, do you mean you think that Trump himself is controlling the actions of the individual state committee members? Or that members of his organization are? Or do you mean you believe t...
august Politics 31 887 November 16th, 2020, 10:29 PM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

(November 14th, 2020, 01:41 AM)Michael Wrote: Trump's grip on the GOP is ironclad. He appointed all the state party chiefs  I'm not sure that's true everywhere - in SC, the state chair is elected by...
august Politics 31 887 November 15th, 2020, 02:15 AM
    Thread: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Post: RE: Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

I too LOVED that show, but only at age 7 or 8. But you're right - it slowly devolved in the same direction as Lost in Space.
august General Movies 3 417 November 14th, 2020, 01:28 AM
    Thread: This Island Earth
Post: RE: This Island Earth

It's a weird film - simultaneously profound and intellectual (by 50's alien invader movie standards) but also laughable and corny (by today's standards.) MST3K chose it for their big-screen incarnatio...
august General Movies 5 241 November 14th, 2020, 01:26 AM
    Thread: Amber Heard to be removed from Aquaman 2?
Post: RE: Amber Heard to be removed from Aquaman 2?

I'm trying to click less and less on commercial sites - can you summarize what the deal is? Is this another substance abuse issue?
august Super Hero Movies 2 131 November 14th, 2020, 01:23 AM
    Thread: Stargate Atlantis
Post: RE: Stargate Atlantis

More importantly, I think 99% of the crew were Canadian. So even if two American actors said something on screen, they were saying it to 50 Canadians, including the film editor, who could easily cut i...
august Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 5 206 November 14th, 2020, 01:15 AM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

(April 14th, 2020, 06:42 PM)Michael Wrote: Despite whatever happens with the economy over the next few months, I think every press conference and video Donald Trump turns into a propaganda ad for hi...
august Politics 31 887 November 11th, 2020, 11:05 PM
    Thread: Emergence
Post: RE: Emergence

Stranger Things is pretty new itself - have they formally said this one is finished? When did it cone out and what was it about?
august Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 2 154 November 11th, 2020, 10:47 PM
    Thread: 2020 American Politics
Post: RE: 2020 American Politics

The answer to the signature thing is that in some cases - since it varies state to state - people had to sign their mail - in ballot to verify that it came from them. Same way that you have to have a...
august Politics 31 887 November 10th, 2020, 09:19 AM
    Thread: Love craft books 📚 into tv shows and movies
Post: RE: Love craft books 📚 into tv shows and movies

A good overview of film references is here:  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cthulhu_...ar_culture , and there's a link to tv productions, including a current HBO series Lovecraft County.
august Vampire Movies and TV Shows 3 324 November 10th, 2020, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Cleopatra remake
Post: RE: Cleopatra remake

Well, its clunker status was due to expenses, length, script quality, the distracting PR about the stars, probably the director and producer, and possibly competition at the box office. A different s...
august Super Hero Movies 10 237 October 22nd, 2020, 02:23 PM
    Thread: Cleopatra remake
Post: RE: Cleopatra remake

(October 17th, 2020, 06:56 PM)southwest88 Wrote: So Gadot is a good choice - she's familiar, a known name & we know she can carry a movie.  @ the same time, she looks exotic.  The historical Cle...
august Super Hero Movies 10 237 October 18th, 2020, 11:04 PM
    Thread: Kojak remake
Post: RE: Kojak remake

Note that they already tried this in 2005 with Ving Rhames, and it got canceled after one season. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kojak_(2005_TV_series)
august General Discussions 5 316 October 16th, 2020, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Cleopatra remake
Post: RE: Cleopatra remake

Yep, the history concerns are misguided...but so is the ignorance of how acting works. Lin-Manuel Miranda's not the illegitimate son of a Scotsman either. 😉 One solution to the under-representation ...
august Super Hero Movies 10 237 October 16th, 2020, 11:55 AM