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Title: DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 12:13:23 AM
Well, you've read the notes, the notes were divoon, and now it is time for you to post until the divoon cows come home.  To it, I say.
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 12:15:28 AM
And the word of the day is: INSOUCIANT!
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 12:16:46 AM
And a very happy haineshisway.com birthday to MillerTIV, whomever he/she is.
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Post by: Michael on July 18, 2006, 01:07:13 AM
And why am I up so early????
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Post by: Michael on July 18, 2006, 01:10:46 AM
TOD
The one that immediatly came to mind was
Elizabeth Montgomery in "A Case of Rape"

I am sure there were many others, but way too early for me too think about it. I shall think about it tomorrow. After all tomorrow comes after today.

I bet you thought I was going to quote Gone With the Wind didn't you?
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 01:13:58 AM
Check the notes again - I'm adding the trivia answers.
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Post by: George on July 18, 2006, 01:42:13 AM
Well, I did not get anywhere near the correct answers to the Trivia Contest...again.  But I'll keep trying. :)
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 04:14:37 AM
Yesterday our own Mr. Moore said:

I removed a few; I had put us into Cinemascope.  I really hurt and the gauze bandage is sticking to the incision.  No, I am not happy.

So, does that mean you won't be venturing out in the heat to visit Toyland? Inquiring minds (with honey) want to know  ;D
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 04:16:39 AM
So you and Jose are seeing Inishmore tonight. I saw it a couple of weeks ago. In all honesty, I think History Boys was the correct choice for Tony for Best Play. I didn't dislike it but I'm not sure it deserves all the fuss it's getting. But go, view, and discuss among yourselves.
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Post by: elmore3003 on July 18, 2006, 05:18:09 AM
Good morning, all!  No, DR Ben, I am not going to Fourteenth Street today.  I am feeling much better, but the incision is still bleeding and I don't want to give myself too much stress today.  Seeing you would be one of the joys of the dat, but tomorrow or later would be better, perhaps.

Yes, tonight I have a theatre date with DR Jose, and I lok forward to seeing the play.  As for the remainder of my day:  I started watching AS YOU LIKE IT last night and I'll finish it today.  I have never liked this play and this BBC production with the great Helen Mirren has convinced me that I loathe it.  Will wrote much better comedies (and worse).  I may then begin THE TAMING OF THE SHREW or THE TEMPEST.

TOD:  too many miniseries, too little time!
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on July 18, 2006, 05:37:46 AM
TOD:

Diana Rigg -- IN THIS HOUSE OF BREDE
Maureen Stapleton -- QUEEN OF THE STARDUST BALLROOM
Kirstie Alley -- DAVID'S MOTHER
Jane Seymour -- EAST OF EDEN
Gillian Anderson  -- BLEAK HOUSE
Angela Lansbury -- THE BLACKWATER LIGHTSHIP

Hmmm... All wimmen...  I'll have to give some thought to male performances.
 
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 05:38:55 AM
Glad to hear you're feeling better Larry. Anthony wants to come by when the honey is delivered so we will play it by ear for now.
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 05:39:52 AM
The entire cast of Upstairs Downstairs!
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on July 18, 2006, 06:29:26 AM
The entire cast of Upstairs Downstairs!

Funny that you mention UD, DR Ben, 'cause I was thinking this morning of the CBS rip-off, BEACON HILL.  What a cast that show had, though they couldn't overcome the rather tawdry scripts.  That's a show I'd like to see again.
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Post by: Charles Pogue on July 18, 2006, 06:35:01 AM
I rarely, if ever, watch Made-for TV movies.  Performances in mini-series, however, I would single out:

Derek Jacobi from I, CLAUDIUS...other brilliant performances from that mini-series include Sian Phillips, Brian Blessed, and John Hurt.

Roger Rees from NICKOLAS NICKLEBY the Tv production of the RSC's famous stage production.  Also from that would be Edward Petherbridge.

Ian McShane from DEADWOOD would be on the list.

Ian Richardson's performances in to TO PLAY THE KING and HOUSE OF CARDS.

Glenda Jackson in ELIZABETH R.

Keith Michell in THE SIX WIVES OF HENRY VIII.

Michael Gambon in THE SINGING DETECTIVE.

Bob Hoskins in PENNIES FROM HEAVEN.

Alistair Sim in COLD COMFORT FARM

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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 07:19:56 AM
Good morning!

Going to get up near 100 here today, so it goes without saying that I'll be inside all day. I dread seeing my electric bill this month with the A/C running pretty much constantly, but it can't be helped. It's hot! And stifling in the midst of the South's infamous humidity.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 07:21:12 AM
TOD:

Diane Franklin as the evil babysitter in SUMMER GIRL (1983)...When seductive young Cinni comes to babysit for a troubled couple, she's after more than extra spending money

D.W. Moffett and Gena Rowlands in AN EARLY FROST (1985)

John Terlesky in both CONSENTING ADULT (1985) and WHEN HE'S NOT A STRANGER (1989)

Maureen O'Hara in THE LAST DANCE (2000) which is my all time favorite TV movie!

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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 07:22:15 AM
I have to say that for me, Derek Jacobi in I CLAUDIUS gave the greatest male performance ever in a miniseries and Glenda Jackson in ELIZABETH R gave the greatest female performance. They were able to go from youth to extreme old age in such believable fashion that to rewatch those shows (which I do all the time) is simply a revelation. I never grow tired of the shows or those brilliant central performances.
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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 07:26:32 AM
I have a good many "old" movies lined up for viewing, but I'm really in the mood for something widescreen. I never watched PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES from the Doris Day box, so I think that might be something I watch today. I've also had HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE on the back burner for awhile. If I hadn't ever seen either before, I'd get up from here and watch them right now, but, of course, they're very familiar. Just haven't watched either in some time.
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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 07:30:59 AM
There are so many made-for-TV movies that contain memorable performances.

I can cry for James Caan in BRIAN'S SONG without even putting the disc in the player. Just thinking about that final scene with Billy Dee Williams can make me tear up.

Hal Holbrook in THAT CERTAIN SUMMER was pretty wonderful.

Meryl Streep in her various roles in ANGELS IN AMERICA - just brilliant.

Cicely Tyson in THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN was terrific.

Even Darren McGavin in THE NIGHT STALKER and THE NIGHT STRANGLER gave those TV-movies an extra fun kick.
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Post by: Jeanne on July 18, 2006, 07:33:12 AM
Jane, thanks so much for the warm welcome. As a newbie I'm still getting acquainted with all of you. I understand that you and I have a special connection. For all the word-lovers, is there a word (we can make up a word) for two Real People who are united in a fictional character?

Sorry, I only vaguely recall a Currie's Mile High Ice Cream spot in Palms. You went to Hami?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 07:42:03 AM
I had two of the answers but my life has been a bit nutty and I did not get them in. I hate waiting for the other shoe to drop....
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 07:43:16 AM
Actress Carrie Nye has passed away. I saw this on one of the soapboards and it will not let me link the article. She was on Guiding Light but was also known in theatre

NY Times
 
Carrie Nye, a stage, film and television actress and a fixture at the Williamstown Theater Festival, died Friday at her home in Manhattan. She was 69.

The cause was lung cancer, said her husband, the television host Dick Cavett.

Ms. Nye, known for her dry wit and Mississippi drawl that inevitably attracted comparisons with Tallulah Bankhead, made her Broadway debut in 1960 in “A Second String,” an adaptation of a novel by Colette. Five years later she was nominated for a Tony Award for playing a society lady in the musical “Half a Sixpence.”

Other Broadway productions included “A Very Rich Woman,” a play written by Ruth Gordon, and a 1980 revival of “The Man Who Came to Dinner.” Among her Off Broadway credits were Michael Cacoyannis’s 1963 production of “The Trojan Women” and a 1972 production of Tom Stoppard’s “Real Inspector Hound.”

But the core of her acting career was in regional theater. She came to the Williamstown Theater Festival in northern Massachusetts a few years after it opened, in 1955, and continued to return throughout the 1960’s and 70’s, playing the leading roles in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” “The Skin of Our Teeth” and “Nude With Violin.” With the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Conn., Ms. Nye performed “Troilus and Cressida” at the Kennedy White House.

She continued acting in Off Broadway and regional theater in the 1980’s and 90’s, performing in plays by Ibsen, Chekhov and Tennessee Williams with the New Jersey Shakespeare Festival in Madison, the Adelphi Festival Theater in Garden City, N.Y., and the Phoenix Theater Company in Purchase, N.Y.

Along with her theater work, Ms. Nye also acted in many television movies, including a two-part 1973 movie starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor called “Divorce His” and “Divorce Hers,” an experience she later described hilariously in an essay in Time magazine.

Ms. Nye had the opportunity to play Ms. Bankhead in the 1980 television movie “The Scarlett O’Hara War,” for which she was nominated for an Emmy.

She continued her three-pronged career in the 1980’s, acting in films that included “Creepshow” and “Hello Again,” in regional and Off Broadway productions and, briefly, on the soap opera “The Guiding Light,” before her character fell into a pit of quicksand. (Ms. Nye told Time magazine that her preferred death for her character was “to be impaled on a hatpin.”) She returned to “The Guiding Light,” as a different character, in 2003.

In a 2003 interview with The Times-Picayune of New Orleans, Ms. Nye was asked to name the favorite role of her career. “None of them,” she said. “I only became an actress so I wouldn’t have to cook or make a bed.”

Carolyn Nye McGeoy was born on Oct. 14, 1936, in Greenwood, Miss., the daughter of a bank president and a homemaker. She attended Stephens College in Columbia, Mo., and then went to the Yale Drama School, where she met Mr. Cavett. After Ms. Nye graduated, in 1959, she and Mr. Cavett went to Williamstown for the summer theater festival. They married in 1964; her husband is her only immediate survivor.

In the 1960’s, Mr. Cavett and Ms. Nye rented and then bought Tick Hall, a Stanford White house in Montauk, at the tip of Long Island. After it burned in 1997 Ms. Nye enlisted architects and preservationists to build an exact reproduction of the house, down to the doorknobs, a feat that was recorded in the 2003 documentary, “From the Ashes: The Life and Times of Tick Hall.”
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ETA: her two characters on Guiding Light were:  Susan Piper (1984) and Carolyn "Carrie" Carruthers (2003-2004).
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 07:45:52 AM
My sympathies to Dick Cavett, her family and friends.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 07:47:14 AM
I meant to welcome you as well, Jeanne! You will have fun here!
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 07:50:53 AM
Welcome Jeanne!
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 07:56:10 AM
Quote from TPunk yesterday:
"I bet a few months from now you will look fondly back on this time as the time before Boo took over the house.  Just as Rodzinski and I remember the time before Walty ran the house, and stayed quietly in the guest room."

LOL, I think that's what Callie is afraid of and she's trying to keep the incursion on her territory limited to the guest bedroom.  I'm going to try to put them together tonight.  It's really time....well in MY world it's time, we'll see about THEIR world.
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 07:59:11 AM
I got an email that says:

"SUSAN AND GOD MUST CLOSE on July 30th!"  

My first thought was "What a real estate deal that must have been, and I wonder if God had an agent or was it a for sale by owner kind of thing"
 
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:00:28 AM
I have much work to do, but we are so close to page two...
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:00:42 AM
Just a little push will get us there
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:01:07 AM
Ta Da!
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:01:40 AM
Ok, my job here is done for now
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 08:03:41 AM
Thanks for pushing Cil!
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:03:52 AM
I was really close on the trivia quiz. I thought about one of the correct answers then said to myself "Self, that can't be the right answer" so I didn't follow up.  Next time I'll trust my intuition a little more
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:06:10 AM
Any time Ben. Wish I could be in NYC for all the get togethers.  I'm really looking forward to seeing you all in Oct.  I'd love to meet Ant
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Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:06:44 AM
I really better go....laters
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Post by: PennyO on July 18, 2006, 08:09:40 AM
Good mawnin', y'all.

Well, today I must shlep my computer down to the loft in the marina, where Chuck has a printer I can use to print out the new version of my play... then, I can take it over to Bruce tomorrow. Though it still resembles JEWISH THIGHS ON BROADWAY, it really is a new piece now. I'm so happy with the changes Mr. Kimmel suggested.

Tonight, just after midnight, is exactly a year since my mother died. She wanted a party - no tears, no grief, just laughs and drinks and jokes - but we couldn't do it last year. So tomorrow night the family is getting together for a trip to the cemetary, then dinner and carousing in our parents' honor - with drinks and jokes and laughs.
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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:10:29 AM
Just read that the official release date for FLOWER DRUM SONG on DVD is November 7th. Can't wait!
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:18:11 AM
Diane Franklin rules.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:18:39 AM
In the new Tough Guys box set, there is a great film called BULLETS OVER BALLOTS which I heartily endorse.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:22:42 AM
TOD: Kurt Russell in ELVIS
Stacy Keach in THE BLUE AND THE GRAY
Bette Davis in THE DARK SECRET OF HARVEST HOME

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Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:27:06 AM
Heading down a bit early to check the mail and take care of a few other household things before starting on lunch.


WBBL.
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Post by: S. Woody White on July 18, 2006, 08:39:37 AM
And the word of the day is: INSOUCIANT!
My TOUCAN IS IN an INSOUCIANT mood today.

(So is COUSIN TINA.)
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Post by: S. Woody White on July 18, 2006, 08:44:24 AM
CAUTION - SIN can come from being too INSOUCIANT.
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Post by: Charles Pogue on July 18, 2006, 08:49:37 AM
Rodzinski, I agree wholehearted.  Kurt Russell's performance as Elvis was terrific!
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Post by: Charles Pogue on July 18, 2006, 08:49:53 AM
2,999
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Post by: Charles Pogue on July 18, 2006, 08:50:35 AM
3,000!

There!  Now it's over and we all need no longer lived on the wing of expectation!
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 08:52:14 AM
I'm up, I'm up, but tiiiiiired.  Good lists of performances, some of which I've seen and some of which I haven't.  In fact, I don't even know who Diane Franklin is, at least I don't think I do.  Is that babysitter movie on DVD?
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 08:52:47 AM
I was, frankly, living on the wing of expectation.  In fact, that's the title of my next novel.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:06:20 AM
RLP, did you see the response I gave concerning your album cover yesterday?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:10:43 AM
I just want to give everyone the heads up.... I will do my best not to snap at anyone but I have a funny feeling it is going to be extremely trying. I do not know how long my dad has.  I appreciate the vibes and good words.

Actually last night I had a good cry and it let out a lot of emotions.
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Post by: S. Woody White on July 18, 2006, 09:19:49 AM
I just want to give everyone the heads up.... I will do my best not to snap at anyone but I have a funny feeling it is going to be extremely trying. I do not know how long my dad has.  I appreciate the vibes and good words.

Actually last night I had a good cry and it let out a lot of emotions.
Vibes to you and your clan, DakotaCelt.

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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:26:16 AM
Vibes Dakota!!
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:26:49 AM
Here at work, there is no AC today, so they are kindly letting us leave.
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Post by: S. Woody White on July 18, 2006, 09:28:47 AM
I had a fun incident at my register yesterday.

A mother, with toddler aged two-and-a-half to three, was patiently waiting for me to finish ringing up her purchases, enjoying the chance to catch her breath.  She had already told the lad he couldn't have any candy, but he was being insistant.  He plucked a bag of M&Ms from the display, and was holding it up to her, expecting her to relent.

Instead, he heard my low, basso voice coming from above, calmly saying "Noooo.  Put it back."  He looked up, his eyes wide and his mouth in a perfect "o" shape.  He silently turned around and put the bag of candy back in it's place.

The mother gave me a tired smile as she mouthed the words "Thank-you."  I smiled back, and said "I've got grandchildren," and let it go at that.

Her purchases bagged and paid for, she thanked me again and led her son to the exit.  He looked back at me, and I waved goodbye to him.  His eyes got big again, and he ran off to his mother.

I don't play God very often, but every once in a while I get away with it.

 8)
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 09:29:34 AM
DR DakotaCelt: My prayers are with you and your family. It is going to be a very difficult time. Just remember your dad lived a long and happy life and any suffering now will soon be over.

DR PennyO, that is a lovely idea to honor your mother. To honor my mother on her birthday earlier this month, I gave the women's sewing group a gift certificate to the fabric store. My mom was always very happy making quilts with the sewing group.

This morning I am going to a funeral. My friend's mother was killed in a car accident last week.
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Post by: S. Woody White on July 18, 2006, 09:30:09 AM
Here at work, there is no AC today, so they are kindly letting us leave.
You can't just staple a whole bunch of old Playbills together to make giant fans?

Or would that look too discotheque retro?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 09:32:12 AM
DR SWoody: Hee hee. Thanks for helping the mom out. Kids will often listen to others besides their mothers.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:37:47 AM
Playbills as fans. Harkens back to the days before theaters had AC...
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 09:43:23 AM
RLP, did you see the response I gave concerning your album cover yesterday?

Yes.


:D
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 09:43:51 AM
Warmish night that finally cooled nicely down around 3 a.m.
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 09:46:16 AM
Our high yesterday was 84.  Today, it's supposed to be around 77.

I cannot tell you how glad I am to be living near San Francisco Bay (can see it from my balcony, I can).  We can have hot days, to be sure.

But this heat wave nationwide is fearsome!  Within 25 miles of where I live, the temperature was 106 yesterday.
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on July 18, 2006, 09:50:02 AM
~ ~ ~ ~ ~  VIBES OF HEALTH AND PEACE FOR DR DAKOTACELT AND HER FATHER  ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
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Post by: Dan (the Man) on July 18, 2006, 09:56:47 AM
It's hot as hell
In Philadel-
Phia!

Actually, I don't think it's been as horrendously hot the past two day as we were led to believe it was going to be.  Once again, the weathermen hype it up to the max.
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Post by: Charles Pogue on July 18, 2006, 09:58:51 AM
WING OF EXPECTATION is actually the name of an opera about Abraham Lincoln.  Apparently far from the greatest opera from all reports I've ever heard about it.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 10:02:11 AM
Some of you are getting Arizona July/August weather. The difference is we are prepared for it because it comes every year.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 10:03:28 AM
Rodzinski, I agree wholehearted.  Kurt Russell's performance as Elvis was terrific!

LOL! When I started reading your post I thought you were going to agree with him regarding Diane Franklin!
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 10:17:03 AM
MBarnum, at a drugstore the other day, there was what looked like a Bollywood DVD that seemed kind of like Gulliver and the Little People. It involved a giant in some way, and some shrunken folks. I thought you might dig it as it combines two of your favorites: Bollywood and shrunken people.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 10:21:23 AM
BK, here is a website of Diane Franklin...she had a fair career back in the 80s..quite a cutie...and just sooooo evil in SUMMER GIRL! Alas it is not on DVD or even VHS.


http://www.dianefranklin.com/ (http://www.dianefranklin.com/)

(http://www.dianefranklin.com/images/Picture%20003.jpg)
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 10:22:25 AM
MBarnum, at a drugstore the other day, there was what looked like a Bollywood DVD that seemed kind of like Gulliver and the Little People. It involved a giant in some way, and some shrunken folks. I thought you might dig it as it combines two of your favorites: Bollywood and shrunken people.

It certainly sounds interesting! Do you recall the title? I must know more!
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 10:31:31 AM
TOD:

Cicely Tyson -- "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman"

Aidan Quinn & Gena Rowlands -- "An Early Frost"

Richard Crenna -- "The Rape of Richard Beck"

Francesca Annis -- "Lily"

Juliet Stevenson -- "The Politician's Wife"
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 10:33:26 AM
Some of you are getting Arizona July/August weather. The difference is we are prepared for it because it comes every year.

Preparing for it is not our problem.  Our problem is power grids that overload and require brownouts.

California, for all its wealth and resources, is still lagging when it comes to generating sufficient electricity for such things.
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Post by: Ben on July 18, 2006, 10:39:01 AM
I had a productive apres lunch hour (meaning I spent some money - Damn You Bruce Kimmel, Damn You to Hell  ;))

After lunch I wandered over to Academy and lo and behold what was in the Compilation section of Original Cast Recordings but an out-of-print (at least according to the sticker placed on the CD by Academy) but Shakespeare on Broadway, a 1996 issue by that rounder, Mr. Kimmel. What you come across when you least expect it. I shall listen to the CD this afternoon  :D
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Post by: Jrand70 on July 18, 2006, 10:50:30 AM
Have been reading my new issue of SCARLET STREET which arrived today!

Yes, there is an interview with Mr Kenny Miller by DR MBARNUM, an interview with DR FJL & SKIP by MR BK himself, and a DVD review by yours truly (who is also the subject of a letter to the editor)....and an interview with a former DR and another one with her father.

Most enjoyable!
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 11:16:15 AM
And yet Diane Franklin was also most lovable in BETTER OFF DEAD and TERRORVISION (with Gerrit Graham).

And yet quite detestable in THE LAST AMERICAN VIRGIN.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 11:17:32 AM
Don't remember the name, MBarnum. I meant to. But it is at the Duane Reade near Jose's place, where TPunk, my sis and I shopped after brunch on Sunday. Perhaps Jose could be so kind as to walk over and look for the title.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 11:30:40 AM
Have been reading my new issue of SCARLET STREET which arrived today!

Yes, there is an interview with Mr Kenny Miller by DR MBARNUM, an interview with DR FJL & SKIP by MR BK himself, and a DVD review by yours truly (who is also the subject of a letter to the editor)....and an interview with a former DR and another one with her father.

Most enjoyable!

I hope that someday my issue will arrive ...along with a check or two from the magazine.
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 11:31:43 AM
Don't remember the name, MBarnum. I meant to. But it is at the Duane Reade near Jose's place, where TPunk, my sis and I shopped after brunch on Sunday. Perhaps Jose could be so kind as to walk over and look for the title.

That would be very nice of him to do so.....!!!!  ;D
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 01:02:55 PM
I'm back from an early lunch....went to our "Big Apple Deli" down 14th Street in beautiful Oakland.  Had a Reuben on rye, potato salad and iced tea.

Very scrumptious.  Bought a wedge of baklava for later in the afternoon.

Weather was clear, breezy, cool -- gorgeous.  All of 25 minutes ago, that is.

Now it's clouding up...and it may be that we are going to get those thunderstorm opportunities our CBS weatherman hinted at last night.

It would be most unusual...and I hope it happens.
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Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 01:04:18 PM
I've considered subscribing to "Scarlet Street", but then I'm still waiting for the next issue in my "After Dark subscription.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:20:46 PM
It is so hot it's hard to breathe outside. I don't know how folks who have to work outdoors can stand this.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:25:40 PM
I enjoyed several video offerings this afternoon. While I prepared lunch, I watched a CSI episode from Season 5, this one concerning the murder of a transgendered person. Very sad story and one of the more graphic CSI episodes ever filmed.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:27:09 PM
Next I watched last night's MEDIUM rerun. This was the one with Allison's brother from this season. I had totally forgotten how the story resolved itself and ended up trying to figure it out just as if I had never seen it before. Very interesting hour.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:28:12 PM
Next came LOVESPRING INTERNATIONAL with a mixer with their clients and potential clients. There were some intermittant chuckles, but I thought more could have been done with some of the funny characters.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:29:18 PM
Next I watched one of the Chaplin Mutual comedies: THE PAWN SHOP. I pretty much laughed from beginning to end. I'm not sure I had ever watched this completely, but in any event, it was very funny slapstick.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:33:16 PM
Finished the afternoon with PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES. Good enhanced transfer with strong Metrocolor and sharp images (except in Miss Day's close-ups, of course).

It always makes me a little mad when people made fun of Doris Day being a "professional virgin" forgetting that during those years that she made romantic comedies as a single woman, she was also playing wives or widows in movies like IT HAPPENED TO JANE, DAISIES, THE THRILL OF IT ALL, SEND ME NO FLOWERS, and MOVE OVER DARLING. I think she mixed her roles very well. People's memories can be very convenient.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 01:43:18 PM
I'm so very sorry about your news, DR DakotaCelt. I shall be thinking of you and hoping for the best.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Jane on July 18, 2006, 02:17:19 PM
Jane, thanks so much for the warm welcome. As a newbie I'm still getting acquainted with all of you. I understand that you and I have a special connection. For all the word-lovers, is there a word (we can make up a word) for two Real People who are united in a fictional character?

Sorry, I only vaguely recall a Currie's Mile High Ice Cream spot in Palms. You went to Hami?

Seems we do have a special connection :), yet I don't believe we ever met.  

Penny & I were in the same class at Hamilton, I believe a semester behind you.  I went to Palms Jr High, I expect not too far from you.  And my maiden name was Wagner ;D.

You can see what I looked like in high school as my avatar was taken when we were seventeen.  The we also refers to my husband Keith whom I met the same day as Penny.  I believe I met Bruce the next day.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 02:22:44 PM
My living room is calling out to be cleaned, so away I go!

At this point, I don't know what I'll be watching on DVD tonight.

EUREKA premeires tonight on the Sci-Fi channel, but as it's two hours, I'll record it so I can zip through commercials and see it in a shorter time tomorrow. There's a new RESCUE ME tonight which I'll watch "live."
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Jane on July 18, 2006, 02:23:41 PM
DakotaCelt, thank you for the story on Carrie Nye.  I think she must have been a fun person to know.

I’m very sorry about your father.  It isn’t easy..  Good vibes and thoughts to you and your family in the days to come.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Jane on July 18, 2006, 02:28:12 PM
DRLaura-sorry about your friend.  

Penny, I hope this evening gives you and your family closure, joy and peace.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 02:38:15 PM
Finished the afternoon with PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES. Good enhanced transfer with strong Metrocolor and sharp images (except in Miss Day's close-ups, of course).

It always makes me a little mad when people made fun of Doris Day being a "professional virgin" forgetting that during those years that she made romantic comedies as a single woman, she was also playing wives or widows in movies like IT HAPPENED TO JANE, PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES, THE THRILL OF IT ALL, SEND ME NO FLOWERS, and MOVE OVER DARLING. I think she mixed her roles very well. People's memories can be very convenient.


And, of course, no one realizes that she was essentially an "abused spouse" in "Please Don't Eat the Daisies."

Niven's character was so insufferably chauvinistic and verbally abusive of his wife and kids that it should be a case study of why baby boomers turned to love and drugs in the 70s.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Ron Pulliam on July 18, 2006, 02:45:45 PM
Of course, DR MAttH, her most successful films were the ones in which she portrayed a virginal single woman...who, of course, succumbs to the charms of Rock Hudson/Cary Grant in the end.

PILLOW TALK, LOVER COME BACK, & THAT TOUCH OF MINK were bigger boxoffice than anything else she'd done, IIRC.

By the time she was playing a woman married to Rock Hudson in SEND ME NO FLOWERs, she was 40.

While unjust/unfair/and quite picayunish of the critics,  she was playing the virginal in-her-late-30s-career-woman at a time when such a creature was an endangered species.

Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 02:49:07 PM
Back from a nice lunch with Miss Cindy Williams.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 04:01:50 PM
I've considered subscribing to "Scarlet Street", but then I'm still waiting for the next issue in my "After Dark subscription.

Scarlet Street is actually folding operations and will have only 2 more issues, so subscriptions are no more.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 04:05:07 PM
Hmm...PLEASE DON'T EAT THE DAISIES...I couldn't get throught that one.

I did interview one of the little kids in the film...DR Jane's school bud, Flip Mark!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 04:08:08 PM
I don't think they're completely folding, are they?
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 04:42:15 PM
That is my understanding, BK. Two more issues, and then I believe a couple of special issues over the next few years in order to complete the open subscriptions.

Unless things have changed...but I have not heard anything different thus far.

They are no longer accepting any subscriptions.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 05:00:33 PM
Well, then that's only going to leave Video Watchdog, and, unless the Bava book is never shipped and old Timmy has to refund all of us money, Timbo would rather die than not be the only genre magazine left.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 05:06:03 PM
Vibes to Dakota and her father
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Jane on July 18, 2006, 05:09:26 PM
Have been reading my new issue of SCARLET STREET which arrived today!

Yes, there is an interview with Mr Kenny Miller by DR MBARNUM, an interview with DR FJL & SKIP by MR BK himself, and a DVD review by yours truly (who is also the subject of a letter to the editor)....and an interview with a former DR and another one with her father.

Most enjoyable!

I would love a copy of this issue.  How do I get one?
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 05:39:15 PM
Well, I tried one more time to introduce the cats.  It just isn't going to happen. Callie is SOOOO territorial. I really can't believe it. She's started some other territorial type bad behaviors as well and I just can't let things keep deteriorating.

SOOO, I called the lady with the young daughter who called about 10 days ago wanting to adopt Boo.   She isn't sure now, she said they had re-thought the situation but after some discussion and my explanation of what is going on here, she said she wanted to think about it, in that way that says I'm thinking this might work.   When I said that I was calling because I promised she'd be the first person I called, she said she was very glad I did.  She'll either call me tonight or tomorrow and let me know.

I am really hoping this will work out. They are animal people and she laughed and said I'd been such a good mommy when I told her some of the things I've been doing for Boo. It would be a very good home and Boo would have a young girl to play with her and love her.  
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 05:43:29 PM
Is this a slow news day here at haineshisway.com?  I was bad at lunch - had a Casear Salad, a patty melt - so far, so okay - but along with the patty melt came fries and I'm afraid I et them all up.  There weren't THAT many, but it's the first time I've had fries in three months.  Hopefully my jog this morning was potent and all will be well.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 05:43:52 PM
I'm gettin' within spitting distance of my new plateau.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 05:59:44 PM
Good evening everyone.  Could it be any hotter for crying out loud?  We had a few homeless folks call tonight to see if we could refer them to shelters so they could get out of the heat.  We sent them to city "cooling centers" instead- better chance of there actually being some AC!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 06:00:21 PM
DakotaCelt, vibes and good thoughts for you and your father.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 06:00:41 PM
DR Laura, I'm sorry for your loss.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 06:22:51 PM
DR Laura, sorry about your friend
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Jane on July 18, 2006, 06:44:41 PM
Cillaliz-I hope it all works out for the best with Boo.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 06:46:45 PM
Every July - must it be the same every year?  Can we not break the habit?  108 posts at seven o'clock?  I know it's hot, but since this is the coolest place in town then I'd say this is the place to be.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 06:57:12 PM
Every July - must it be the same every year?  Can we not break the habit?  108 posts at seven o'clock?  I know it's hot, but since this is the coolest place in town then I'd say this is the place to be.

and you cant blame it on Dog Days for August is still a number of days away!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 06:58:01 PM
I hope things work out for boo...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 06:58:36 PM
Sorry for your loss DR Laura...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 07:06:46 PM
Thanks for the wishes... His mood is good so that is a good sign. He is his usual cantankerous stubborn self...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: elmore3003 on July 18, 2006, 07:21:43 PM
I got in just as the downpour began!  THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE has the be the funniest bloodletting play I've ever seen:  mutilated corpses, blindings, shootings, throatslittings, torture, and gallons of blood.  And it's so damned funny.  The cast is quite wonderful, and having a visit with the wonderful DR Jose was the cherry on the sundae.

My sister-in-law reported that my dad came through chemo today in good cheer and health.  Alas, my other sister-in-law aka Lady Macbeth is still stirring up trouble, spreading lies, and being a general bitch.  Now that she let her colors show on July 5, she seems intent on flaunting them and this bodes no good for any of us.

Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 07:31:10 PM
I want a cherry on a sundae, but I'm afraid I've been bad, what with the french fries and all.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 07:31:47 PM
Whatever shall I watch this evening?  I've finished one thing, am watching the extras, and then must watch something else.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 07:43:58 PM
I've been watching the Peter Brady reality show and tonight the real Alison DuBois on whom Medium is based showed up.  Apparently she is friends with Adrienne Curry the bride to be.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 07:44:17 PM
Amazing thunder and lightning storm going on outside.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 07:44:44 PM
I am tempted to eat everything in the house, I wonder if it's the weather that's making me feel that way.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 07:45:06 PM
Is this page 5?
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TPunk on July 18, 2006, 07:45:24 PM
Woo hoo! Finally!!

Page 5 Dance!!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 07:52:36 PM
I'm always tempted to eat everything in the house, which is why I never keep food in the house.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:00:12 PM
Good Evening!

I've been out all day, and I've just finished reading Page One of today's posts...

Be back in a bit...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: TCB on July 18, 2006, 08:09:53 PM
I'm always tempted to eat everything in the house, which is why I never keep food in the house.


Ah, screw it; I will just eat the house.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: George on July 18, 2006, 08:12:05 PM
Woo hoo! Finally!!

Page 5 Dance!!

No...TPunk, if you're gonna do a Page 5 Dance, it has to be like this:

[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%](http://www.haineshisway.com/community/YaBBImages/avatars/131898700_m.jpg)[size=50] Page 5 Dance!![/size] ;D [/move]


Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:12:58 PM
I'm ba-ack... And I'm all caught up... And now...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:13:56 PM
DR DakotaCelt - ~~~~~Vibes To You And Your Family~~~~~
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:15:16 PM
DR DearReaderLaura - Sorry to hear about your loss.  I hope that even though today was filled with sadness, that there were also moments of joy and happiness in remembrance.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:20:43 PM
DR elmore - Thank you for inviting me to be your guest earlier tonight at The Lieutenant of Inishmore.  I sort of knew what to expect, but I'm glad my expectations were exceeded.

And, as always, your company was sparkling and lively.  :)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:21:53 PM
DR MBarnum - Well, I do have to make a Duane Reade run tomorrow, so I shall see if I can find that Bollywood movie that DR Rodzinksi mentioned.  -And, actually, I believe I have a $5.00-off Duane Reade coupon to use up too, so...  ;)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:22:39 PM
Oh, and, yes, it was hot here in NYC too.  But cooler temps are supposedly on the way. :)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:28:34 PM
Oh, and I played another round of auditions today for a couple of show in the upcoming New York Music Theatre Festival (NYMF)...

To paraphrase Shakespeare... "Kill all the actors!"

;D



*It was, overall, a good day, but I was just amazed - and annoyed!!!! - at some of the actors and actresses who came back today for this round and still had the same "issues" with their sheet music that they had yesterday.  Even I will admit to getting a little snippy and bitchy with some people towards the end of the day.  "I told you yesterday to put it in a binder!"

Just breathe... Count backwards from 10... 9... 8... 7...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:31:04 PM
Amazing thunder and lightning storm going on outside.

<nod>
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:31:55 PM
Well tomorrow is supposed to be 105+ heat index here. YIKES!  The problem is it will be VERY humid. So it will be sheer misery. Sort of like Sunday was.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:32:00 PM
I want a cherry on a sundae, but I'm afraid I've been bad, what with the french fries and all.

Well, if you just eat the cherry...  ;)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:34:55 PM
I am tempted to eat everything in the house, I wonder if it's the weather that's making me feel that way.

Well.. On the way back from the Lyceum, I went ahead and stopped into Amy's Breads on Ninth Avenue... I was just in the mood for a cookie or something else sweet.  Well, since I had no cash on me, and they prefer that credit card purchases be a minimum of $10.00... Well...  I enjoyed one of the Cinnamon Raisin Twists earlier.  And tomorrow, I will be enjoying a Sticky Bun for breakfast, a Chocolate-Walnut brownie with my lunch, and a Coconut Dream bar with my dinner.

;D
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:35:50 PM
Yeah... It must have been the pending storm.  What with the wind picking up as I was walking up to Columbus Circle...  Yeah... that's what it was.

;)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:37:42 PM
BK, here is a website of Diane Franklin...she had a fair career back in the 80s..quite a cutie...and just sooooo evil in SUMMER GIRL! Alas it is not on DVD or even VHS.


http://www.dianefranklin.com/ (http://www.dianefranklin.com/)

OOHH!!!  I do remember her from a bunch of TV movies and after school specials too (I believe).  She really was quite prolific during the 80's.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:38:19 PM
I must go sit with Boo awhile. No news from her potential new home tonight.  At least I know they are seriously considering it.  This is so hard, but Callie is being more stubborn than I am, and I'm known for being very stubborn.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 08:38:19 PM
Thank you, folks. My friend's parents were driving on a country road, and a motorcyclist driving an estimated 130 mph lost control and hit the elderly folks' car head on. The woman was killed and the old man's neck was broken, but he survived.

Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Cillaliz on July 18, 2006, 08:39:46 PM
DR LAURA, that is so sad, once again I'm so sorry for your loss
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:40:13 PM
AH!

Well..

Cold Feet: Earth, Wind & Fire Musical Hot Feet to Close July 23 (http://www.playbill.com/news/article/100931.html)

All I can say is... It's about time!  ;)  Too bad Lestat didn't have as long a run.  :-\
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:42:59 PM
Scarlet Street is actually folding operations and will have only 2 more issues, so subscriptions are no more.

Yow! That doesn't bode well for you getting paid, I guess.

But I hope those guys are doing okay.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: JoseSPiano on July 18, 2006, 08:44:33 PM
...And it looks like the check is still in the mail... :-\  ;)
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:48:50 PM
Very sorry, DR Laura.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:49:51 PM
I had some fun viewing experiences this evening. I started with KISS KISS, BANG BANG. I saw it at the theater at liked it, but I think I enjoyed it mroe on DVD probably since I wasn't trying so hard to keep all the corpses and convoluted mystery straight in my mind. And I got to go back and enjoy some of the rapid-fire dialog again. A fun revisit.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:51:29 PM
DR MBarnum - Well, I do have to make a Duane Reade run tomorrow, so I shall see if I can find that Bollywood movie that DR Rodzinksi mentioned.  -And, actually, I believe I have a $5.00-off Duane Reade coupon to use up too, so...  ;)

The DVD in question is only $5.99. Now, it has an Anglo title, so you have to look a bit, but it has a mostly white case, and a pictures of a giant-like guy and some little people. The text and credits indicate an Indian or Pakistani film. There is one rack stuffed with DVDs in the place. Hopefully it is still there.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:52:59 PM
Next came the Hercule Poirot mystery MURDER ON THE LINKS. Had read the book, of course, and had seen this years ago, but I didn't remember anything about it. And when the time came for the revelation of the murderer, well, I was in the right family but the wrong person. Close, but no cigar.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:54:02 PM
And I finished up the evening with RESCUE ME. Lots of sexual situations in this week's show plus one funny prank with a bar owner's car. Entertaining episode.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:55:02 PM
Having lunch with friends tomorrow, but I should be able to squeeze in EUREKA from tonight. On the movie front, I'll probably go with Rudolph Valentino in BLOOD & SAND.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:55:50 PM
[move=left,scroll,6,transparent,100%]Page Six Dance!!!![/move]
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 08:57:01 PM
Glad you dig KISS KISS a bit more, Matt. I had a good time with that.

I never hear you mention WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT in the Doris Day pantheon, but I quite like that too.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:57:03 PM
And as midnight approaches, I think it's about my bedtime.

Good night!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 08:58:35 PM
Glad you dig KISS KISS a bit more, Matt. I had a good time with that.

I never hear you mention WHERE WERE YOU WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT in the Doris Day pantheon, but I quite like that too.

I saw it at Radio City Music Hall, the only time I have ever seen it! I have fond memories of it, but somehow have just never caught it on TV ever and have never owned a video copy of it either.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:00:25 PM
Had time to kill after leaving the office and going to meet a friend who is a playwright to discuss her work. Went down to the east village and shopped in some of the music stores I like. Got a nice Bruce Haack collection: "Hush Little Robot." And an LP collection of forgotten garage band music from the 60s. Plus one LP by a gal named Cherry Vanilla, and a Julian Cope CD.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Matt H. on July 18, 2006, 09:00:32 PM
And now, good night for real!  ;D
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:02:16 PM
That's so funny, Matt, because that is the D Day movie I have seen the most! I think it shows up on the HBO channels from time to time, for whatever odd reason.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:05:32 PM
July really must be the Dog Days. We haven't had even 9 pages of posts since June 21, when we got to 10.

I consider 6 pages a success though, so we can all sleep well.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:05:45 PM
Well, then that's only going to leave Video Watchdog, and, unless the Bava book is never shipped and old Timmy has to refund all of us money, Timbo would rather die than not be the only genre magazine left.

There is still FILMFAX! That one is still my fave!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:07:11 PM
OOHH!!!  I do remember her from a bunch of TV movies and after school specials too (I believe).  She really was quite prolific during the 80's.

I remember her also.. Missy REeves also did a after school type movie and a cult movie classic called Summer Camp Nightmare.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:07:36 PM
I would love a copy of this issue.  How do I get one?

Check your local Barnes and Nobel, or you can order a copy via www.scarletstreet.com (http://www.scarletstreet.com). Tell them Mike sent you....and BK, and JRand55, and FJL, and Skip, and TD!

Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:09:50 PM
I still have a bunch of Richard Valley's records that I converted to CD in the longest project of my life, but I haven't heard from the dude in many moons.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:11:50 PM
DR MBarnum - Well, I do have to make a Duane Reade run tomorrow, so I shall see if I can find that Bollywood movie that DR Rodzinksi mentioned.  -And, actually, I believe I have a $5.00-off Duane Reade coupon to use up too, so...  ;)

DR Jose, you are a pal!

Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 09:12:49 PM
I still don't have MY issue of Scarlet Street and I'm a fershluganah advertiser in it!  Supposedly, "it's in the mail."
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:14:29 PM
Note: MBarnum, you are a mere SEVEN posts from SEVEN THOUSAND.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:15:47 PM
Holy cow! Seven posts...I can do that!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 09:16:17 PM
Then do it, you wastrel!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:22:08 PM
Tonight I interviewed 1940s film starlet Rebel Randall...she did a lot of PRC and Monogram films during their hayday...she played a red herring in THE SHADOW RETURNS...she was a Ziegfield girl in MGM's ZIEGFILED GIRL.. and appeared in ARABIAN NIGHTS, HOLIDAY INN, HIT THE ICE and some Three Stooges shorts...the interview went well...but it was a strange experience
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:23:26 PM
Wonder if she ever chilled with the East Side Kids.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:23:44 PM
DR Rodzinski, there is a package of goodies on the way to you...including the the Mrs. Wiggs DVD!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:24:26 PM
Wonder if she ever chilled with the East Side Kids.

No East Side kids for her...just Abbott and Costello...
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:25:38 PM
..of course once they became The Bowery Boys they did work with my interviewees Anne Kimbell and Laurie Mitchell.
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:26:03 PM
...and little Evelyn Rudie!
Title: Re:DIVOON
Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:26:49 PM
And this makes 7000!
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Post by: MBarnum on July 18, 2006, 09:27:27 PM
Time to look at Ebay, now!
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:28:49 PM
While at the Tower DVD store, I noted that there is a finite number of public domain films that are constantly re-packaged in different ways for sale. Do you want THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS in the "bombshells" box set? Or the Movie Classics 10-pack? Awesome Dramas 16-pack? Random 8-pack? Four movies 4-pack? As a budget priced stand alone?

I've actually noted this for a long time, but it seems the number of packagings has increased of late.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:29:40 PM
Congrats, MBarnum. Nice work.
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Post by: Rodzinski on July 18, 2006, 09:37:40 PM
I'm always curious how certain movies, some from major studios with big stars, ended up out of copyright protection.

And then there are movies with big casts that exist but are not available on DVD at all and were never on VHS. Like, who is holding up a movie like ADVANCE TO THE REAR? Is someone thinking they can make more money off that thing somehow by holding it back? You might say the movie isn't well-known enough for MGM to bother releasing it, but plenty of lesser movies at least seem to find the light of day.

If Joe E. Brown in EARTHWORM TRACTORS is out on DVD, then George Segal and Eva Marie Saint in LOVING should be out too.

What I am advocating, brothers and sisters, is immediate and total release of ALL movies that ever existed on DVD! I shall be in touch with my congresswoman.
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 09:46:44 PM
DR Cillaliz, I still hope it works out that you keep Boo.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:51:52 PM
Congrats Mbarnum!!
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:52:19 PM
I see we have made it to page 7... Totally Cool!
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:54:08 PM
I had a strange thought....

What would happen if a famous bollywood director came to Hollywood and made a film about Hollywood?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:55:49 PM
Conditions are very dry in this area and they have started putting on out watering and burning bans...

Gee, I guess the grilling season is over so to speak up here....
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:56:41 PM
What would happen if a Bollywood directer casted Mbarnum in a film?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:57:39 PM
Wonder if bk would every write a bollywood musical?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 09:58:14 PM
I seem to be on my own frenzy....
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 10:02:33 PM
I could frenzy, but I'm afraid I'd put everyone to sleep.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:06:02 PM
Anybody remember a MOTW where they had all the stars of different comedies from the 1980s in coming of age movie about high school kids..

IMHO, there are several movies that defined the teen scene of the 1980s: Fast Times at Ridgemont High, The Outsiders, and Sixteen Candles.  Other candidates would be Stand By Me,  Valley Girl {this movie was a very early Nicholas Cage film}, and Pretty in Pink.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:06:50 PM
Did you get your cabinets done, Laura?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:07:46 PM
The Breakfast Club is another one...
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:08:17 PM
I wonder what happened to some of those actors, you dont hear much about them anymore.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:11:51 PM
On second thought, what would happen of TCB was casted in a bollywood film?
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Post by: DearReaderLaura on July 18, 2006, 10:12:58 PM
Did you get your cabinets done, Laura?

No -- I kinda got stuck when I found out we couldn't find the 30 degree reverse bevel hinges in satin nickel finish. We think we found said hinge online, and we orderd one set to see if they fit, which arrived today. My fellas will see if it fits tomorrow.  That was a long and uninteresting story, wasn't it?
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:16:48 PM
I hope they work....

I refinished an old oak dresser a few years back. The beast had 4 coats of that old enamel white paint and then black stain underneath that.

I removed what stain I could and left the rest. I put on a light walnut finish and the dark streaks really gave it a cool look.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:17:33 PM
Laura, if you could cast a moive or play, who would you cast?

YOu can include Hainsies and Kimlets...
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:18:19 PM
If I could cast a movie, I would cast most the hainsies and kimlets....

Bruce coudl play Zeus...
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:19:51 PM
Zeus would be a good role for him for he is a god...
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Post by: bk on July 18, 2006, 10:28:52 PM
Little Evelyn Rudie is alive and well and runs a young person's theater company and theater in Santa Monica, and has since the 60s.  Our very own Mr. Nick Redman's daughter has been doing shows there, and I saw one of them.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 10:33:52 PM
Neat...

I know Kristen Rudrud and her daughter, Clara is now getting into acting and has done a number of regional shows up here. Kristen was in FARGO.
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Post by: DakotaCelt on July 18, 2006, 11:43:06 PM
Anyone familiar with Adobe photoshop?