On occasion, you may have heard it said of some wonderful gadget, “This is the greatest invention since sliced bread!” This is intended to be both a compliment and a reference to how revolutionary and world-changing the invention is. It’s worth bearing in mind, though, that while people have been slicing bread for eons, pre-sliced, packaged bread has only been available since 1928, when Otto Frederick Rohwedder introduced the world’s first mechanical bread slicer on July 7th that year.
I don't know if I could imagine life without sliced bread? In 1930 Wonder begins to sell pre-sliced bread and wouldn't you know it the toaster sales skyrocketed two years later!
By 1933, only five years after its introduction, American bakeries were turning out more sliced than unsliced bread. Rohwedder sold his invention to the Micro-Westco Co. of Bettendorf, Iowa, and he became vice-president and sales manager of the Rohwedder Bakery Machine Division of Micro-Westco, Inc. Rohwedder retired to…
With Puppet Master The Littlest Reich in the can a new company his out to reboot The Full Moon Classic. Today at Texas Frightmare fans got their first look at the new puppets.
“They have redesigned all the puppets. Four classic puppets are in the new film: Blade, Tunneller, Torch, and Pinhead. We had one new Puppet revealed: “The Happy Amphibian”. There are other new ones as well [that are] as yet unrevealed.
1977 | Color | 1 Hr 36 Min | Action, Horror | PG | Universal
Director: Elliot Silverstein
Dennis Shryack (screenplay)
Near the small desert town of Santa Ynez, a mysterious black car runs down two teenagers on bike en route to camp, then it hit-and-runs a hitchhiker with local Amos Clements as the witness. Sheriff Everett puts his men on alert and plants roadblocks in the area to arrest the murderer, but soon he himself falls victim to the car. Sheriff Wade Parent leads the hunt for the vehicle that threatens their town and seems impossible to locate. When his beloved girlfriend, teacher Lauren Humphries, challenges the driver in a cemetery, the car hunts her in her home. Wade realizes he might be dealing with supernatural powers.
Oh yeah, a Sven staple and one of the first horror movies I watched as a child! This film is listed among The 100 Most Enjoyably Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Rasp…
2017 | Color | 30 Min | Comedy | TV-MA | Netflix
The son of a Colorado rancher returns home from a semi-pro football career to run the family business.
Did Kutcher just jump the Shark? Part 3 of what has to be one of my most favorite things on TV just got deep! And I'm not sure where I stand on this.
We pick up after Heather drops the bombshell of being pregnant we quickly get a visit from Abby's parents and it is the last thing Colt needs -- and they all end up at church together on Christmas Eve. I'm not sure what it is this time around is it the pregnant and the tension it brings with Addy? Or is it Rooster not being around as much leaving the over the top sex jokes far and few. There just was not a lot of laugh out loud moments this time around. In fact, some of it felt pushed on you by the laugh track. What is going on here everything I have loved so far has been…