Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Electrodeless Lamps (20 year lightbulb) introduced. Joan Lunden ordered to pay her ex-husband $18,000 a month support. NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time. NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trail Blazers, 97-93 in Game 6 for back-to-back titles; MVP: Michael Jordan for second straight year. Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, South … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: June 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Eric Houston kills 4 in a California HS where he failed history 4 yrs prior. Los Angeles Dodgers postpone 3 MLB games due to racial riots over the infamous Rodney King beating. US Army and Marine Corps forces arrive in Los Angeles to end rioting following the acquittal of four police officers over the beating of Rodney King. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: May 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

NHL players begin first strike in 75-year history; 10 day action earns large playoff bonus increase, more control over licensing of their likenesses and changes to free agency system. Rocker Billy Idol fined $2,000 for hitting a woman. Comedian Sam Kinison (38) weds Malika Souiri at the Candlelight Chapel in Las Vegas. World's 7 wealthiest nations agree … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: April 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

US President George H. W. Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to. The Michelangelo computer virus begins to take affect. FCC rules companies can own 30 AM & 30 FM stations (formerly 12). Mike Tyson sentenced to 10 years in rape of Desiree Washington. Music Honorable Mentions: Chic: Chic-ism. The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy: Hypocrisy Is … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: March 1992

Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges

People always getting offended on behalf of someone else. Someone makes a black joke, including dressing up as a black person (blackface included), some white chick/prick (or chick with a prick, like most politicians) will act offended on behalf of black people. Someone makes a Mexican joke or dresses up as one, some white douchebag … Continue reading Random Rants #2: Offended on Behalf of Minorities and their Privileges

Critiquing Critics #1: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

Also known as Criticizing Critics, or Judging the Judges, or in some cases just being a dick. I miss being able to comment on other's comments, because they get too butthurt over it, and aren't willing to stand their ground and defend their position ('cause they know they're foundations are shaky, and if they didn't … Continue reading Critiquing Critics #1: One Hundred and One Dalmatians (1961)

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1992

IRS & Willie Nelson settle on $9M tax bill (of $16.7M). Defense opens calling Noriega "our ally in war on drugs". Jury selection begins in the trial of Los Angeles police charged with beating Rodney King. Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana. Ulysses spacecraft passes Jupiter. 100th episode of "Cops" airs on Fox. Jeffrey Dahmer found sane and guilty … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: February 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Europe breaks down trade barriers. The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is renamed the Russian Federation, becoming the successor state to the Soviet Union. AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499). The US Government urges doctors to stop using silicone breast implants, outlining the health effects. Tom Seaver & Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame. George H. … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: January 1992

Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1991

Ukrainian people vote for independence. Muslim Shi'ites release American hostages Joseph Cicippio, Terry Anderson, and Alan Steen. Pan American World Airways ceased operations. Orion Pictures filed Chapter 11 for bankruptcy protection. NY assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud. UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote. DeForest … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: December 1991