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It's a Thriller!

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Wow 35 years ago the biggest selling album hit store shelves just in time for the holidays. The former Jackson 5 singer releases 'Thriller.' Of the album's nine tracks, seven will reach the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 list. 'Thriller' will be among the first albums to use music videos as a marketing tool. Sure I loved "Beat It" but "PYT" was the track that blew me away as a young child. It's a shame he is gone but his music was never as good as "Thriller:.




It's the most Wonderful time of the Year!

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Wow, its that time already!!! I have to say Creepmas seems to be flowing into the mainstream as the mix of Halloween has crept into the Christmas realm. So starting December 1st may of us bloggers will celebrate the spirit of Creepmas. If you would like to join in on the fun and to check out all the other bloggers head over to Creepmas.com today!

Holiday Treat

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The Strokes frontman turns an SNL skit into a full-length song a few years back, the song and skit were I wish it was Christmas today back in 2000 kicked off an SNL holiday tradition.







So enjoy and let the crazy time of the season begin!

Let it Snow?

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Hey, gang yep still alive just so much going on the past few weeks. Work always gets a little crazy as we set up for Black Friday. I really hope everyone had a warm and wonderful Thanksgiving, we celebrated with our traditional BBQ sandwichs and pumpkin squares yeah we are a tad odd. So the weather has been a huge pain in my butt lately too. On Halloween it was like no leafs wanted to fall to the ground, well they decided to all fall at once which is fine but every time I was off and could take care of the yard it Snow/Rained!


Man the leaves where soaked but one day after work I raked them anyway what could I do? And that was a mistake as this caused my Broncitus to flare up once again. The yard is done in fact the 65-degree day on Friday allowed me to cut the grass one more time.


Per my last post, it is National Diabetes month and thanks to the support of work we all wore Blue on Friday to show our support. My team has always stood by my side for years when it comes to Ella's he…

#diabetesawarenessmonth

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I still love the strength my daughter has when it comes to this disease. Sadly the past year it really has changed her mentally as she enters new struggles. She is my sunshine that I will continue to fight for!


BC The Frist Thanksgiving

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B.C. The First Thanksgiving
1973 | Color | 25 Min | Comedy | G | Levitow/Hanson Films

Director: Abe Levitow
Writers:  Johnny Hart Jack Caprio

Stars:  Daws Butler Bob Holt Don Messick




To add flavor to her rock soup, the Fat Broad commands Wiley, Peter, Thor, etc. to catch a turkey. The problem is that no one knows what a turkey is except for the turkey himself. In spite of this, the chase is on. Mostly a series of running gags, this animated special did a superb job of capturing the humor of Johnny Hart's B.C. comic strip.


Wow, who remembers this TV show? I loved reading the Sunday paper comic and I remember all the holiday specials. What I did not remember was how silly this was and how it felt like an hour watching this thirty-minute cartoon. 


This story has a basic plot about the turkey that starts about halfway through the show, the first half is mostly unrelated gags strung together. This animated special was made for T.V. that first aired on November 19, 1973, on NBC Televis…

Trick or treat, fools.

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Boo! A Madea Halloween
2016 | Color | 1Hr 43 Min | Comedy | PG-13 | Lionsgate

Director: Tyler Perry

Writer: Tyler Perry

Stars:
Tyler Perry
Cassi Davis Patrice Lovely Diamond White
Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.


Sure I watched this little gem after Halloween only because it was just added to Amazon's streaming service. And honestly, I was looking for something lite to watch and Tyler Perry movies have always piqued my curiosity so why not start with a little Halloween. 
Perry as with his other films wrote, directed, and starred in Boo! The look and feel of the movie is not bad you get the sense of a lower budget on a bigger scale. I'm not familiar with his other movies so I am not sure if the polished look is how these all play out but I will let you know more soon as I will be digging into these a l…

nature fights back ...

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Barracuda
1978 | Color | 1Hr 38 Min | Horror | PG | Republic Pictures
Directors: Harry Kerwin Wayne Crawford

Writers:  Wayne Crawford  Harry Kerwin

Stars:  Wayne Crawford Jason Evers  Roberta Leighton 


A top-secret government experiment leads to fatal barracuda attacks on the beaches of a small coastal town formerly renowned for its lobster. A marine biologist (Wayne Crawford) and sheriff (William Kerwin) uncover a plot involving a mentally unstable former war-medic (Evers) pioneering research into hyperglycemia and the effect on human behavior.
Yes, finally a new movie on Svengoolie!! And one I remember growing up hearing about. This would be Harry Kerwin's  last movie before his death at the age of 48. Joe Dante was offered to direct the film because of his experience with the aquatic creature feature film Piranha which had been released earlier that year.

“Barracuda” swims into sight tonight on MeTV at 8 pm eastern/Pacific, 7 central, or check your local listings (or at www.metv…

Halloween Left Overs

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How about some Halloween left overs? I just did not get enough time to post a few of these odd's and ends this past season.












Jack Albertson, Mandy

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Jack Albertson, performs Barry Manilow's smash hit Mandy. Does life get any better than this?

The Vegetables of Doom!

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Return of The Killer Tomatoes
1988 | Color | 1Hr 38 Min | Horror, Comedy | PG | New World


Director: John De Bello

Writers:  Stephen Andrich  John De Bello

Stars:  Anthony Starke George Clooney Karen M. Waldron John Astin


Mad scientist Professor Gangreen is cooking up the second coming of the Great Tomato Uprising, in which music converted tomatoes into human form to war against mankind. Pizza delivery man Chad Finletter must save the world and beautiful tomato-girl Tara.


After Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and his flop, Happy Hour John De Bello tries to strike gold once again with Return of the Killer Tomatoes! Why you might ask? Well hell if I know I did not get the dark humor of the first one. Yet us kids of the 80's embraced the silliness of Return that it somehow paved its way into the heart of us kids. 
This being the sequel to Attac of the Killer Tomatoes we also would receive Killer Tomatoes Strike Back in 1990 and in 1991 Killer Tomatoes Eat France! Of Course for the sequel …

Happy Halloween

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Sorry, gang a day late I know but man was yesterday one busy day! From Trunk or Treat at school to meeting up with friends to circle the neighborhood. Yeah, our group was well over 25 crazy kids and adults.



This year Lainey went as a pig in a blanket and Ella well somebody from Falsettos musical.




Here is a very short video of the night. Short because when your watching that many kids it gets crazy really fast.



Hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween and even tho my wife worked and by the time we where done with the party and trick or treating our anniversary was spent exhausted on the couch lol that's what happens when you get married on Halloween I guess. 
Ok one more quick photo...


Halloween 9 years ago! Where does the time go? I can not believe how much they have grown up and so fast! 
Now off to catch up on everybody's posts!