Tag Archives: Nineties

1992: LA Riots

What a horrible loss of lives. Things can be replaced and repaired yet 63 people weren’t so lucky thanks to the LAPD officers being acquitted of nearly beating Rodney King to death. Now there’s more to the events than what … Continue reading

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RIP Estelle Harris

She’ll forever be known George Constanza’s overbearing mother but to me Estelle was a great pairing with Don Rickles for Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head in the Toy Story flicks. There’s also Professor Farnsworth’s mother Velma from Futurama. That screeching and indignation … Continue reading

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Black Widow: Worth Seeing (MCU Recap 2)

I wanted to see this movie not to just be an MCU completist (I’ve only missed one MCU movie in a theater) but as a show of support to Scarlett. The actress was a trooper in a male-dominated genre and … Continue reading

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RIP Taylor Hawkins

Sad to hear about him passing but all the substances in his blood should never come as a surprise. Touring is hard. With any incarnation of show business, the public expects you to always be “on.” What I’m mostly surprised … Continue reading

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1991: Simpsons Videogame debuts

Konami caught up to all The Simpsons madness with a side-scrolling cabinet for the arcades. By the time this came out, the show was still going pretty strong for Fox but I think the wave of knock-off T shirts had ended. … Continue reading

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RIP: The Amazing Jonathan & Mark Lanegan

A sad day for entertainment in general. A big loss for Comedy and another for Music. These two people weren’t super famous but they contributed to those who capitalized on the work they laid down. First up would be The … Continue reading

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RIP Ivan Reitman

Ivan has a rather checkered record for me. He was involved with some major movies as a producer, writer and director which are a part of the West’s lexicon and shared experience. I just don’t find the majority to be … Continue reading

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1997: The Simpsons introduce Poochie as a poke at toxic fans

A favorite episodes of the show which I still quote to this day, especially with burning hatred of the executive caste in all professions; they’re slowly killing civilization and I’m sure their ancestors destroyed every ancient empire with their idiocy. … Continue reading

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Twenty-eight years in Austin today!!!

The weather was much nicer in 1994 but I’ll take this dreck over what I left behind any day! The biggest difference is that this bitter, dry cold crap will be done and gone within a couple days, unlikely to … Continue reading

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A PSA Cartoon Network needs, Nickelodeon too

Of course, we now live in an era when there are certain morons who take offense at this illustration since, well, some Nazis were actually fine people. HA! This is a lie perpetuated by Albert Speer, the architect for Hitler … Continue reading

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Burn in a lesser hell Bob Dole

As the cliché goes, assholes live forever, and it was somewhat true of this bitter old man. I’ve already heard all the crap in his defense about how he risked his life in WWII which permanently injured him. Too bad … Continue reading

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This would’ve been a better movie than what I saw in 1992

I can also imagine the horrible, dead-cat breath Alf is breathing in Ripley.

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1996: Fox News begins and never stops lying

Twenty-five years ago, Murdoch and his minions felt the other corporate-owned networks were too far to the Left and/or Liberal. Mainly in how Clinton was skating toward a second term against Dole. Obvioulsy this meant there was a “media bias,” … Continue reading

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Babylon 5 returning but “rebooted”

It’s not entirely bad news as I read up on this. B5 will still have J. Michael Straczynski at the helm which is a mixed bag. Sometimes it can backfire as Lucas proved with Star Wars. The prequels weren’t a reboot but … Continue reading

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RIP Norm Macdonald

What a pisser! Much like Andy Kaufman, I thought his suddenly reported death was a joke since it seemed like him. Sadly, it was true as he had been fighting cancer for a decade. Norm hid it very well. There’s … Continue reading

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