Notable events: Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts. Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war". Reports of increasing Saudi petroleum production and lower world demand. Fire destroys some of Universal Studios' stages. Saddam fires his army chief & threatens to destroy Arabian peninsula. Unconfirmed rumors emerge that Bush might … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: November 1990
At some point in time, everyone makes a list like this. That being said, I doubt this list will ever be set in stone. Tastes in film change over time. Some films that were your favorite at one point may drop down several levels at another point. And since I doubt I'd repeatedly make another … Continue reading My Top 50 Films
10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda. Meteorite explodes above Pacific Ocean. US President George H. W. Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait. Serbs in Croatia proclaim autonomy. WW2 Allied nations cede any remaining rights as occupiers of Germany. Radio Berlin International's final transmission (links to Deutsche Welles of West Germany); final song is "The … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: October 1990
Jerry Lewis' 25th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $44,172,186. Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West. US citizen is shot in Kuwait; oil markets surge on aggressive US statements toward Iraq. Ellis Island Historical Site opens on Ellis Island NYC. Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada. Pirate Radio NY International begins transmissions … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: September 1990
Iraq invades and occupies Kuwait, while George H.W. Bush sends troops to Saudi Arabia, sparking the Gulf War. Radio Kuwait resigns air, due to Iraqi invasion. NASA's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus. PGA Championship, Shoal Creek: Wayne Grady of Australia wins his only major title by 3 strokes from American Fred Couples. Phyllis Polander sues … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: August 1990
I'm singling out the year 2012 for a few reasons. While I do believe the issues that plague films and affect the whole medium negatively didn't just spring up out of the blue in the year 2012, I do believe that's when they started to become prevalent (and has been in overdrive ever since 2015). … Continue reading Things that piss me off about the Movies and Shows ever since 2012 A.D.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBOsyEmPY4Y Members of 2 Live Crew formally charged with obscenity in Florida. 400 New Kids on the Block fans treated for heat exhaustion in Minnesota. 2 Live Crew release "Banned in the USA" the lyrics quote Star Spangled Banner and Gettysburg Address. "Jetsons the Movie" by Hanna-Barbera with Tiffany, premieres. First Three Tenors concert featuring Plácido Domingo, … Continue reading Entertainment Industry Nostalgia: July 1990