Thursday, November 26, 2009
Polanski will have views of snowcapped Alpine peaks, spacious rooms and the all the amenities of a town with a reputation for catering to the wishes of the rich and famous.
But he won't be able to go out the front door.
WHAT THE FUCK! MONEY TALKS! IF I FUCKED A UNDER AGED PERSON (girl for me) I WOULD BE SENT UP THE FUCKING RIVER WITHOUT A PADDLE...BUT ROMAN FUCKFACE GETSS HOUSE ARESST!
Thursday, September 24, 2009
DARK SHADOWS BLOOPERS AND TREASURES (2 hours and 30 minutes) released in 2006 by MPI is the DVD version of the VHS DARK SHADOWS tapes DARK SHADOWS BLOOPERS (1993 - 45 minutes) and DARK SHADOWS MUSIC VIDEOS (1991 - 40 minutes) with extra rare material such as Jonathan Frid on games shows during the run of DARK SHADOWS such as Generation GAP and What‘s My Line, Jerry Lacy in Comedy Tonight, SPOOFING DARK SHADOWS, DARK SHADOWS HORROR HEAD PILLOW ad and three blooper promos from Frid, Parker and Scott. Lara Parker also takes you on a tour in a segment called DARK SHADOWS IN SALEM. The cover is reused from the DARK SHADOWS VHS called Video Scrapbook.
DARK SHADOWS:THE VAMPIRE CURSE released from MPI on Sept 15,2009.
This DVD is an edited edition of episodes from the 1795 storyline. If you have the unedited VHS or DVD’s this is hardly worth the money. Bonus material is the complete episode #221 in which Maggie Evans meets Barnabas Collins at the Collinsport Inn restaurant. The program originally aired 5/2/1967 written by Ron Sproat directed by John Sedwick, a PBS promo from Kathryn Leigh Scott and an interview with Jonathan Frid. (210 minutes)
DARK SHADOWS: THE HAUNTIING OF COLLINWOOD also released from MPI on Sept 15,2009. As with the Vampire Curse this DVD is also an edited edition of episodes from the 1969 episodes featuring the ghost of Quentin Collins haunting Collinwood. Bonus material is the complete episode #836 written by Gordon Russell, Directed by Lela Swift inwhich The ghost of Beth explains to Julia how Quentin died in 1897. The program originally aired 9/8/1969. A PBS promo from David Selby and an interview with him as well. (210 minutes)
Friday, September 11, 2009
The Official Dark Shadows News Updates Yahoo Group
Marcy Robin's Cyberspace "Dark Shadows" News Updates
An Official Internet Publication of SHADOWGRAM –
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Number 203. September 11, 2009.
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Hello, Dark Shadows Fan,
ShadowGram (SG), The Official Newsletter & News Source for Dark Shadows (DS), announces the following breaking news in this Online News Update "bulletin."
--- SG PREMIERE ANNOUNCEMENT:
PLANNED COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL 1960s-70s COMIC BOOKS
---- PASSING OF WAYNE TIPPIT (1991 Dr. Hiram Fisher)
--- MARLEY SHELTON (WB Pilot Victoria) & HUSBAND WELCOME FIRST CHILD
--- MATT CZUCHRY (WB Willie) STARS IN "The Good Wife"
--- BLAIR BROWN (WB Pilot Elizabeth) IN DVD RELEASE OF "Fringe" – Season 1
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GOLD KEY DS COMIC BOOKS COLLECTION TO BE PUBLISHED
Dan Curtis productions asks SG to premiere-announce that Hermes Press will reprint "the complete classic Gold Key Comics' "based on the legendary supernatural suspense" TV program "in a series of 5 hard-cover volumes" of coffee-table books.
Hermes press release: DS "still garners serious attention as one of the most memorable TV shows of the last 40 years," and the anticipated new film adds to its popularity. "The time seems perfect to reprint the full run of 35 Gold Key comics...first published from 1968-1976." They will be "completely digitally restored" and "present the work of Silver Age comic book artists such as Donald Areneson and Arnold Drake." .Artist Joe Certa "was responsible for the artwork on the complete run of the DS series." Additionally, each volume expects to feature "poster art, pin-ups, and documentary material," plus "essays about the history of DS as well as other aspects of the show."
"Volume One will be available in March, 2010."
*** WAYNE TIPPIT (1991 DS Dr. Hiram Fisher)
SG sadly reports he passed away 8-28 at age 76 in Los Angeles after a long illness. He portrayed "Palmer Woodward" on the series "Melrose Place" and was in many TV, film, and stage roles. His surviving wife, daughters, and grandchildren indicate that those who wish to may remember him by supporting the Lung Transplant Program in the Women's Guild Lung Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd., Suite 6732, Los Angeles, CA 90048.
The next SG #117 print issue will honor his memory with information and pictures.
*** MARLEY SHELTON (2004 WB Pilot Victoria) WELCOMES DAUGHTER
SG congratulates Marley and her husband, producer Beau Flynn: Their first child, daughter West, was born 9-6 in Los Angeles.
SG #115-#116 print issue detailed Marley's starring role as FBI Special Agent "Rachel Young": in the CBS drama "Eleventh Hour." The issue featured excerpts from media publicity materials, interviews, and reviews.
*** MATT CZUCHRY (2004 WB PILOT Willie) IN NEW DRAMA
SG #115-#116 reported he co-stars as "Cory" in the new CBS series :The Good Wife," debuting 9-22. He's an ambitious lawyer trying to work his way up the ladder in a major law firm when the wife of a disgraced politician joins the group. :
*** BLAIR BROWN (2004 WB Pilot Elizabeth) in "Fringe" DVD Release
SG #115-#116 highlighted her role as "Nina Sharp" in "Fringe," Fox's hit new series from last year that realistically explores the fine line between science fact and – fiction? Perhaps.... The new season begins 9-17. The DVD release of Season 1 came out 9-8.
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Friday, August 28, 2009
I just got the last box set of SPEED RACER, (original series from the 1960's) on DVD and will be watching the complete series of 52 episodes. I will review the box sets and give my thoughts, not that my thoughts are of any inportants to anyone that watches the show, but I will give them anyway.
I will also be watching the last show of season one of BBC's BEING HUMAN and again I will give thoughts of this VAMPIRE,GHOST AND WEREWOLF program.
Mitchell is in the hospital following an almost-fatal attack on his doorstep. Mitchell does not want his friends involved in the inevitable showdown with his lethal attackers, but Annie bravely decides that she cannot just stand by without doing anything. But George is faced with a huge dilemma. Should he try to help Mitchell, or should he flee and try to start a normal life with his girlfriend? This is the season finale.
Thursday, August 27, 2009
have not seen this one since it originally aired in the 1960's. (DATING myself).....And the SEASON FINALE OF BBC'S BEING HUMAN also airs.... I hope it is a GREAT WEEKEND....TWO MORE WORK DAYS and BANG IT IS HERE!
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Hello! How are you doing? Last week (August 12-17), I was in the New York/New Jersey area for some sightseeing and for the Dark Shadows Festival fan convention (www.darkshadowsfestival.com), which I emceed. My trip was extremely enjoyable.
Saturday, August 15, 2009
make tons and tons of MONEY...They just LOVE working...
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Sunday, August 9, 2009
go get a few COLD IRONCITY BEERS and see who might be around.
I am so tired of seeing the same CRAP over and over again! CABLE RUNS the SAME FUCKING THINGS OVER AND OVER AGAIN... How many times can I watch DIE HARD(S),SCARY MOVIE(S),HOME ALONE(S), and how many LAW AND ORDERS do we NEED? or CSI's? (CSI HELL and CSI HEAVEN coming soon?) Oh, my fucking GOD! And SCI FI Channel or (the gay version SYFY) can the CRAM any more commercials in a half hour program? And STAR WARS.........AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! Every DAMN weekend is a STAR WARS weekend it seems! (Sorry the last three STAR WARS BLEW CHUNKS!)
TV LAND started out fine, but come on ANDY GRIFFITH, BEVERLY HILLBILLIES ,GUNSMOKE, BONANZA....Yes I enjoy these shows but DAMN....Now TV LAND is getting into the REALITY SHIT! I HATE REALITY SHIT....KATE AND DUFUS AND THE LITTLE NUT JOBS....or TV LANDS new Reality ... with Joan Rivers HOW'D YOU GET SO RICH....Isn't she DEAD yet? Alright, I'll step down from my soap box... one more thought..... This month count how many times SCARY MOVIE runs on any channel.... if you missed it this film is on NOW ....COMEDY CENTRAL....try DIE HARD>
It is around 4:30AM Sunday August 9th,2009 and I cannot sleep. It is raining here in Pittsburgh, PA. Kind of slowing down now but it was pretty heavy for awhile. Maybe this woke me. I just set up some coffee timed to start pouring when I nornally get up around 6 or 7AM. I might try and go back to sleep. This photo of PNC PARK I took on a raining day this past May. (PNC PARK - Home of the GREAT Pittsburgh Pirates.......Nuff Said there... Good nite Irene....................
Saturday, August 8, 2009
Being Human, a BBC AMERICA co-production, is a witty and extraordinary look into the lives of three twenty-somethings and their secret double-lives - as a werewolf, a vampire and a ghost. They struggle to live normal lives, despite their strange and dark secrets.
Of course being A DARK SHADOWS FAN since the original DARK SHADOWS series aired back in 1966, (yes I am OLD) I follow horror type things.
Follow the link and check out the website for BEING HUMAN. Here in Pittsburgh, PA (BLOOMFIELD) I get BBC channel on COMCAST CABLE #114 (check your local listings) Every Saturday since July 29,2009, BEING HUMAN airs a NEW episode at 9PM. Currently two have shown. If you missed them COMCAST has them FREE on DEMAND for a limited time. Although BBC AMERICA runs the series over again like all cable and regular stations do.
CHECK IT OUT!