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Captain Lou Albano R.I.P.

Well, I’ve been taking it easy of late. You know, recovering from the elk accident and whatnot, and generally being rather thankful for what I have. In fact, we celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving last week, so it was a good time to reflect. I was very sad to hear about the passing of one of the […]

R.I.P.: John Hughes

It has been written repeatedly over the last 24 hours that the films that John Hughes was involved in affected a generation. I believe it. Hughes, who died of a heart attack on the morning of August 6th, made a series of movies that truly spoke to a generation. At the time that his films […]

Yeah, Man!

That’s what I’m talkin’ ’bout!

A Look At WWF Coliseum Home Videos

Back in the mid-1980’s, the WWF (World Wrestling Federation) began distributing home videos through Coliseum Home Video. While they were not the first wrestling releases in the burgeoning home video market of the 80’s, they were by far the most popular and most visible. In this video, I give an introduction to the series of […]

This Is Awesome (Clap, Clap, Clap-Clap-Clap)

Check this out… There’s these things called “music videos,” and they come on giant shiny discs. They are going to save and revolutionize the recording industry. But will people even want to watch something more than once? I love watching this sort of stuff. PART ONE… PART TWO…