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by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Wed Jul 25, 2007 12:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Plan 9 at 48
Replies: 5
Views: 817

I only saw it once, but I can still remember some of the song lyrics. That says a lot, I think.
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Sun Jul 22, 2007 7:18 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Plan 9 at 48
Replies: 5
Views: 817

Did anyone else see the musical comdey Plan 9 From Outer Space that was performed here in L.A. in the mid-'90s?

It was pretty funny and entertaining.
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Jul 17, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vegas Detective Show
Replies: 7
Views: 1196

by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:12 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vegas Detective Show
Replies: 7
Views: 1196

by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Sat Jul 14, 2007 9:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vegas Detective Show
Replies: 7
Views: 1196

by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Jul 05, 2007 9:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9167

<snip> Well, it’s discouraging over the conclusions as to why the car died, but I wouldn’t mourn its loss simply because newer technology is going to make it a moot point. I was particularly encouraged by the idea of a plug-in hybrid that would get 150 mpg! There's no reason it still can't be a...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Jul 05, 2007 8:53 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Contact Magazine
Replies: 2
Views: 455

I have now. Thank you!
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:02 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9167

[ About 10 years ago, Pasadena used to have recycling bins on public sidewalks alongside the regular "trash" receptacles. From some reason that was discontinued. I remember seeing them on Colorado. BTW, the Vroman's Books on Colorado (near Old Town) has waterless urinals in its men's room...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Mon Jul 02, 2007 5:26 am
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Cave house in England goes up for auction (Yahoo News)
Replies: 0
Views: 1090

Cave house in England goes up for auction (Yahoo News)

LONDON (AFP) - Property hunters will be given a "rare opportunity" to get back to nature next week when a cave home goes up for auction. The aptly named Rock Cottage, hewn out of a sandstone cliff in Wolverley, Worcestershire, is one of 50 that were built in the area in the late 18th centu...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:18 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9167

This kind of movies is one of my favourite types of movies to watch, but I get discouraged about what is happening with the world. The same happened after watching "An Inconvenient Truth". Does anyone else feel this way? Somehow the positive attitudes that both movies ended with wasn't en...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Jun 26, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New film: Who Killed the Electric Car?
Replies: 43
Views: 9167

I finally watched the DVD last night (via Netflix). The special features include *additional dialog with the representative of the Petersen Automotive Museum (which comes close to becoming an arguement), *a featurette about the conspiracy to dismantle the electric streetcars across the U.S. in the 1...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Fri Jun 22, 2007 12:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Traveling Mr. Rogers exhibit has permanent home in New Orlea
Replies: 2
Views: 877

Traveling Mr. Rogers exhibit has permanent home in New Orlea

By JENNIFER C. YATES, Associated Press Writer Fri Jun 15, 2:36 PM ET PITTSBURGH - Mister Rogers is taking his neighborhood to the streets of New Orleans. A traveling exhibit that had visited 31 museums in 22 states will be made a permanent exhibit at the Louisiana Children's Museum. The exhibit, whi...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Jun 12, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Actor Charles Nelson Reilly dies at 76
Replies: 18
Views: 983

by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Air-powered car ready for production in India
Replies: 1
Views: 693

Air-powered car ready for production in India

From: addict3d.org: Indian air-powered City Cat car prepares for production run The City Cat runs on nothing but compressed air — which can be refueled at “air stations,â€￾ and overnight using a built-in compressor – with a not too shabby top speed of 68MPH and a range of 125 miles. The Air Ca...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu May 31, 2007 8:25 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Actor Charles Nelson Reilly dies at 76
Replies: 18
Views: 983

by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Mon May 28, 2007 6:32 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Actor Charles Nelson Reilly dies at 76
Replies: 18
Views: 983

Actor Charles Nelson Reilly dies at 76

Actor Charles Nelson Reilly dies at 76 Mon May 28, 5:06 PM ET LOS ANGELES - Charles Nelson Reilly, the Tony Award winner who later became known for his ribald appearances on the "Tonight Show" and various game shows, has died. He was 76. Reilly died Friday in Los Angeles of complications f...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Apr 24, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (my reflections)
Replies: 5
Views: 865

What I remember most about the Z channel was that they aired “Annie Hallâ€￾ on the New Years Eve before it won the Acadmey Award, and many believe that is the reason why it won. It wasn't clear to me from watching the film if Jerry Harvey was at Z Channel at this time. Re: Annie Hall and the Acad...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Apr 17, 2007 8:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (my reflections)
Replies: 5
Views: 865

Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (my reflections)

I finally rented this documentary from Video Journeys in Silverlake. People who lived in the L.A. area during the 1970s/'80s may remember the Z Channel, "one of the country's first pay cable stations." Much of the film focuses on Jerry Harvey who headed the station's programing for many ye...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Pioneer Disney Imagineer Fred Joerger has died
Replies: 1
Views: 1270

I finally got issue 44 of the "E" Ticket, which came out last summer. (It's not the magazine's fault--I've been having mail delivery problems since I moved.) It has a very nice tribute/retrospective re: Fred Joerger, and there are pix of his home, where Modcom had it's Xmas party back in 2...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Apr 05, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Monorails...
Replies: 75
Views: 31138

Does anyone know the story of the monorail in the film Fahrenheit 451? I think the movie was filmed in England. Thanks! Tony The monorail was a test track in France. From The Monorail Society (Full story here: http://www.monorails.org/tMspages/History2.html) 1958 - SAFEGE Monorail In 1947, the emin...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Vintage Disney 3-D film now showing with Meet the Robinsons
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Vintage Disney 3-D film now showing with Meet the Robinsons

Working for Peanuts, the 1954 3-D film featuring Donald Duck and Chip & Dale--and which played at Disneyland's Fantasyland Theater in the '50s and at Walt Disney World as a replacement for Mickey Mouse Revue--is playing with Meet the Robinsons at select theaters. I saw it at the Mann Exchange in...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: California High Speed Rail SLOWLY coming on line
Replies: 8
Views: 1450

Here's a report about the March 21 meeting put on by LaBonge: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2007/04/196323.php There's a link in it to a recent article about the ongoing attempts to connect Las Vegas and CA with high-speed transit. (Here it is: http://www.examiner.com/a-627295~Proposed_Victorville_to...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 20, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: March 21: Los Angeles to Palmdale High Speed Rail Line
Replies: 1
Views: 570

March 21: Los Angeles to Palmdale High Speed Rail Line

Los Angeles to Palmdale High Speed Rail Line Council Member Tom LaBonge invites you to attend an informational meeting to learn more about the proposed statewide high-speed rail system and the Los Angeles to Palmdale High-Speed Rail Line on: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Friendship Aud...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:50 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Original LA Zoo visible on "Equinox" bonus disk.
Replies: 1
Views: 864

If the original zoo site is still trhere, how would that be for a meeting location? Of course, it would be best after daylight savings changes (but that's happening early this year).
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2007 9:48 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Original LA Zoo visible on "Equinox" bonus disk.
Replies: 1
Views: 864

Original LA Zoo visible on "Equinox" bonus disk.

I just watched this disk, which I rented from Netflix. In a part that discusses the visual effects (i.e., the Taurus creature), footage is shown of the original zoo site in Griffith Park circa the early '60s. This footage was to test the stop-motion animated Taurus creature. Is the original site of ...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: DaVinci Code
Replies: 11
Views: 4251

Has anyone else seen The Lost Tomb of Jesus on The Discovery Channel? See: http://dsc.discovery.com/convergence/tomb/tomb.html?dcitc=w99-502-ah-1024 I try to be careful not to jump to conclusions, but I thought this show was pretty interesting and provocative. I'm not sure if or when it's going to b...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2007 3:00 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, retro displays
Replies: 8
Views: 2939

Wow, it took me a minute to remember the Marine Biology Hall. I haven't been in there since 1985 and assumed it had been taken out. It's nice to know it's still there. I have nice memories of it. About 10 years ago I heard that the original main entrance (the one near the rose garden) was going to b...
by I_LUV_POWER!!!!
Tue Mar 06, 2007 2:33 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: New article about Disneyland's 20,000 Leagues Exhibit
Replies: 1
Views: 777

New article about Disneyland's 20,000 Leagues Exhibit

The newest issue of Filmfax magazine (#113) has an article about the filming of the squid sequence in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and the installation of that squid at Disneyland for the Nautilus walk-through. It also describes the Nautilus replica at Euro-Disneyland, the "squid attack" r...

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