Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1993

Rudy Giuliani wins the New York mayoral election, becomes 1st Republican mayor since 1965. Puerto Rico votes against becoming the 51st US state. Joe Buttafuoco sentenced to 6 months for statutory rape of Amy Fisher. Black and white leaders in South Africa approve new democratic constitution. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) passes US House of Representatives. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1993

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gkqzxss8Ss Savatage guitarist and co-founder Christopher Michael "Criss" Oliva killed in a car accident. Tupac Shakur is arrested and charged with shooting two off-duty police officers in Atlanta; the charges are later dropped. The Rocky Horror Picture Show makes its TV debut on Fox; the movie is inter-cut with a live cast performance. The first Got Milk? commercial is broadcast on TV; directed … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1993

Public unveiling of the Oslo Accords, an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement initiated by Norway, signed by Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Shimon Peres and PLO official Mahmoud Abbas. 1,000 Boeing 747 jumbo plane produced. Last Russian troops leave Poland (heheh, irony). LA/Anaheim Mighty Ducks (founded by the Walt Disney Company, later sold to Henry and Susan Samueli in 2005) … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1993

14-time MLB All Star Reggie Jackson is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Shamrock Broadcasting, a Disney company, officially takes ownership of Cleveland's WMMS-FM/100.7 & WHK-AM/1420. Japan Hosokawa government begins. Pope John Paul II publishes encyclical Veritatis splendor. Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice. US Court of Appeals rules congress must … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1993

Rant on insults and death-wishes; plus thoughts on Oh! / Ah! My Goddess!

Introduction that you can skip if you just want the anime review. So I've received some interesting responses to a few prior blog posts I made over the years. In particular, posts I made regarding the holocaust and pedophilia (if you want a taste of both, go play Barbarossa). The type of responses I do … Continue reading Rant on insults and death-wishes; plus thoughts on Oh! / Ah! My Goddess!

Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988-1997) anime thoughts

Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu Rated: 2.5 / 5 銀河英雄伝説 = Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu = Legend of the Galactic Heroes 銀 = ぎん = gin = silver 河 = カ = ka = river Ginga: Galaxy, Milky Way 英 = エイ = ei = hero, outstanding 雄 = ユウ = yuu = masculine, male, leader, hero, superiority, … Continue reading Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988-1997) anime thoughts

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1993

On his 35th birthday, Prince announces that he is changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol. This led to him being called The Artist Formerly Known as Prince until 2000. Connie Chung joins Dan Rather as anchors of CBS Evening News. Ruth Bader Ginsburg is nominated to the United States Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton. Ken Griffey Jr. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Alan Bennett's play "The Madness of George III" premieres in London. Construction begins on Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum. 450 prisoners riot at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continue for ten days, citing grievances about prison conditions and the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis). Jury … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1993

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: Highlights of 1992

This year was unfortunate compared to the last 2 years. Political correctness really began to rear its ugly head in the films and tv shows. Thankfully, there were still some solid entries. And I'm hoping this is just because this was an election year, with typical liberal Hollywood rooting for the Democratic candidate, who did … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: Highlights of 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992

UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia. Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia. Operation Restore Hope: US Marines land in Somalia. NBC announces that "Cheers" will go off the air in May 1993. US President George H.W. Bush awards actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn the Presidential … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1992