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    Thread: Murder/Crime Mystery Movies!!
Post: Murder/Crime Mystery Movies!!

Fantasy Wrote:I don't know this one. When did it come out? Who's in it? 1973. The cast includes Richard Benjamin, Dyan Cannon, James Coburn, James Mason, Ian McShane, Joan Hackett, and Raquel Welch...
VickiSilverwolf General Movies 15 1,192 August 4th, 2008, 09:54 PM
    Thread: New poems......Been a while
Post: New poems......Been a while

The killer waits -- a silent snake -- Inhabitant of grass -- Whose shadow -- under scales hid -- Invisibly is cast -- While I -- with wet uncertain eye -- Lie quietly in view -- How swift the to...
VickiSilverwolf Fan Fiction and Poems 49 6,347 July 28th, 2008, 12:31 AM
    Thread: Huan on a typewriter
Post: Huan on a typewriter

A manic place? ducks flying tomatoes
VickiSilverwolf J.R.R. Tolkien and Middle-earth 7 1,070 July 28th, 2008, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Murder/Crime Mystery Movies!!
Post: Murder/Crime Mystery Movies!!

The best honest-to-gosh mystery (whodunit) film I ever saw was The Last of Sheila -- great cast, fine biting dialogue, and an incredibly clever plot which is perfectly fair to the viewer.
VickiSilverwolf General Movies 15 1,192 July 28th, 2008, 12:27 AM
    Thread: Thomas Disch dies at age 68
Post: Thomas Disch dies at age 68

I agree that Camp Concentration and On Wings of Song were superb -- I've never read 334, and I guess I should. Others here will probably know him best for The Brave Little Toaster.
VickiSilverwolf Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 1 758 July 28th, 2008, 12:24 AM
    Thread: 'Hole Card'
Post: 'Hole Card'

I haven't been around here for a very long time, so I am late in getting to this. I liked it. It really captured the feel of the old TZ series. The emotions of the protagonist were nicely described...
VickiSilverwolf Fan Fiction and Poems 2 2,011 July 28th, 2008, 12:22 AM
    Thread: May Day Party
Post: May Day Party

My goodness. I have been away from this place for a very long time, and the last thing I expected was to re-live this charming experience. Thank you.
VickiSilverwolf Fan Fiction and Poems 150 13,039 April 23rd, 2007, 07:12 AM
    Thread: FDA eases limits on morning-after pill
Post: FDA eases limits on morning-after pill

jackscolon Wrote:Crazy....I hope it doesn't increase promiscuity, but I know alot of people that would abuse it. :( Well, the only kind of "abuse" I can think of would be for someone to think "Now t...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 3 393 August 25th, 2006, 03:12 AM
    Thread: Shatner Gets Roasted
Post: Shatner Gets Roasted

RobRoy Wrote:Thanks for the breakdown Vicki. I was finally able to see the Clint Howard/Balok bit, it was quite funny. I haven't seen the Incubus bits yet, but I'm trying to find them. As a side no...
VickiSilverwolf Star Trek 28 2,297 August 24th, 2006, 03:00 AM
    Thread: Shatner Gets Roasted
Post: Shatner Gets Roasted

RobRoy Wrote:I understood that the original actor, Clint Howard (Ron's younger brother) actually played Balok again. Was that true? How did that portion of the show go? They played the original scen...
VickiSilverwolf Star Trek 28 2,297 August 22nd, 2006, 11:10 PM
    Thread: Shatner Gets Roasted
Post: Shatner Gets Roasted

The joke went something like this: William Shatner starred in the Esperanto movie Incubus. Roger Ebert reviewed it in Esperanto. "Stinkus." (There were other fake Esperanto words -- which sounded ...
VickiSilverwolf Star Trek 28 2,297 August 22nd, 2006, 11:00 PM
    Thread: Shatner Gets Roasted
Post: Shatner Gets Roasted

I saw it, and thought it was a very mixed bag. First of all, raunchy humor and insult comedy isn't my cup of tea, but that's what you expect at this sort of thing. I thought most of the young comics...
VickiSilverwolf Star Trek 28 2,297 August 22nd, 2006, 07:41 AM
    Thread: OT: Movie Quiz
Post: OT: Movie Quiz

I got ten, which is pretty decent. There were quite a few that I was able to get with a logical guess, even if I have not seen the movie.
VickiSilverwolf Actors 16 914 August 9th, 2006, 02:42 AM
    Thread: Exorcist Confusion
Post: Exorcist Confusion

Here is some information which explains what happened: http://uk.imdb.com/title/tt0204313/trivia Quote:Morgan Creek Productions fired Paul Schrader after he had submitted a completed movie, saying t...
VickiSilverwolf General Movies 2 496 July 30th, 2006, 12:02 AM
    Thread: Twilight Zone or Outer Limits????
Post: Twilight Zone or Outer Limits????

This sounds like an episode of the 1980's version of The Twilight Zone called "A Little Peace and Quiet." A woman who is desperate for quiet finds out she can freeze time by screaming for silence. A...
VickiSilverwolf Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows 1 833 July 25th, 2006, 06:52 AM
    Thread: Syd Barrett, founder of Pink Floyd, dies
Post: Syd Barrett, founder of Pink Floyd, dies

Shine on, you crazy diamond.
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 3 404 July 12th, 2006, 03:33 AM
    Thread: Psiloi?
Post: Psiloi?

I found a brief reference to psiloi: Link Quote:Most of the footsoldiers of the [Byzantine] empire were the heavy infantry Skutatoi and, later on, Kontarioi (plural of the singular Kontarios), with ...
VickiSilverwolf History 3 2,166 July 12th, 2006, 03:30 AM
    Thread: Blake's "The Tyger"
Post: Blake's "The Tyger"

Coconut Ent Wrote:I suspect you've been listening to Tangerine Dream's rendition of The Tyger? :sun: I don't know that one, but I have heard a rockin' version of the famous Church of England hymn "Jer...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 16 2,166 July 12th, 2006, 03:17 AM
    Thread: Blake's "The Tyger"
Post: Blake's "The Tyger"

Arcadia Wrote:If it doesn't bother anyone but me, how do you all say the lines? The rhythm is broken in that one line unless you make either fire or thine two syllables? Or am I missing something, or...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 16 2,166 July 11th, 2006, 07:43 AM
    Thread: Garlic
Post: Garlic

I agree. Most recipes deal with the little individual segments. A whole head of garlic would be a lot, unless you are making a big recipe or one that you want to be very garlicky. (I believe there ...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 3 417 July 3rd, 2006, 12:44 AM
    Thread: Nic turning 39
Post: Nic turning 39

From my point of view, 39 is still very, very young. In any case, she is quite beautiful indeed.
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 2 520 June 17th, 2006, 05:43 AM
    Thread: New Avatars
Post: New Avatars

Very nice! I always like to have a gothy avatar when I can.
VickiSilverwolf Vampire Movies and TV Shows 1 643 June 17th, 2006, 05:36 AM
    Thread: 'Kwaidan' Uncut
Post: 'Kwaidan' Uncut

I have seen Kwaidan and I quite enjoyed it. It is very beautiful to look at, and the supernatural tales within it are unusual. (Some may find them too slow-moving for their taste.) Do you have an...
VickiSilverwolf General Movies 1 531 June 3rd, 2006, 03:14 AM
    Thread: Use Panexa! or not...
Post: Use Panexa! or not...

This is an extremely funny satire of prescription drug ads. Quote:IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR SQUIRRELS PANEXA has been known in a few cases (0.0087%) to cause Excessively Floppy Tail Syndrome (EFTS)....
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 2 387 June 2nd, 2006, 05:36 AM
    Thread: Birthday Greetings
Post: Birthday Greetings

Best wishes to our favorite nut-bearing tropical tree!
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 3 462 June 2nd, 2006, 05:29 AM
    Thread: Unclear Energy
Post: Unclear Energy

Big topic. I consider myself an environmentalist, with the (American) Green Party as the closest thing to a political party I can support with any degree of enthusiasm. With that in mind, I think th...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 5 583 May 31st, 2006, 04:01 AM
    Thread: Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050
Post: Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050

If memory serves, there is a similar effect in the Arctic, but the one in the Antarctic is larger and poses a more serious problem. (Of course, we shouldn't think of this as too literally a "hole," b...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 4 472 May 31st, 2006, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Bearings
Post: Bearings

Bearing (unless otherwise specified) is clockwise from North. Link Quote:In navigation, a bearing is the clockwise angle between a reference direction (or a datum line) and the direction to an obje...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 2 361 May 30th, 2006, 02:32 AM
    Thread: Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050
Post: Report: Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050

This is good news, since it proves that humanity can face an environmental problem caused by technology, and solve it. Next up: global warming?
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 4 472 May 30th, 2006, 02:29 AM
    Thread: Pessimism in Science Fiction
Post: Pessimism in Science Fiction

Science fiction exists in all sorts of moods, from the most optimistic to the most pessimistic. There are cycles, of course, but both branches of the literature have existed from the start. Compare,...
VickiSilverwolf General Discussions 12 1,311 May 17th, 2006, 04:44 AM