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Everything is Better Than Star Wars

Star Wars clobbered me over the head with its bombastic musical score, fantastic sound design and revolutionary optical effects. I was dazzled as were millions of other kids in the Summer of 1977. It was like a new religion — … Continue reading

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Everything is Better than Star Wars

This is a scan of an insert from the DVD package of Shock Waves, a movie originally released the same year as Star Wars which also starred Peter Cushing. Star Wars was a huge success and it did change the … Continue reading

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Product Tampering

This is a follow-up to my article regarding my declining ardor for streaming services. What I adored in it’s infancy has grown into a fairly ugly and bratty child. I don’t hold out a lot of hope for streaming entertainment’s … Continue reading

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Truck Mascot – The Imperial Edition

This poor slob is from a movie that’s less than a year old and here he is lashed to a SEPTA service truck stopped at 11th & Wharton. Being a Stormtrooper™ has got to be a crappy job.

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Slaves to Star Wars

Star Wars’ place in the annals of film, fantasy and fandom history is undeniable, and I have no doubt that the film has inspired countless careers in the arts and generated more breathtaking illustrative and sculptural works than any other … Continue reading

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Cylons is Golden

Sorry. I can’t resist a pun, and I’ve been itching to use this since the late 1970s.

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The Lone Star State – an Inch at a Time

Back before you could name your very own star supposedly all official-like, you could own a Mini-ranch measuring one inch square in the great state of Texas. For two bucks you would get a legal deed to your real estate … Continue reading

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