Logical Conclusion

Jamie Farr, now the oldest surviving member of the M*A*S*H cast at 84, is one of only two cast members to have actually served in Korea (U.S. Army; the other was Alan Alda, now 82, who served in the U.S. Army Reserve). Update: A friend on Facebook saw this post and replied, “You can add … See the Meme

An Awful Lot of Talking

Dorothy: “How can you talk, if you haven’t got a brain?” Scarecrow: “I don’t know. But, some people without brains do an awful lot of talking, don’t they?” Dorothy: “Yes. I guess, you’re right.” Sure enough!

Bwah Hah Hahhhh

It … could … work! Bonus: all that alcohol from his copious martini consumption will ensure full combustion. Just a little thought that came to me when looking at the output on the system on our house….

Open the Pod Bay Door

HAL became operational on 12 January 1992 at the HAL Laboratories in Urbana, Illinois, as production number 3. Yep: it’s HAL’s birthday. 2001: A Space Odyssey and 2010: The Year We Make Contact are available on Amazon DVD. Both are awesome. Addendum: a reader on Facebook pointed me to this lovely takeoff, which I hadn’t seen … See the Meme

Where is Matt?

What he doesn’t know is that we have a button on our desk that locked him in there….  

The Wicked Witch, Explained

It all makes a certain kind of sense, doesn’t it?


Of course, then they’d be able to hit their targets, so best not to try it. Site Note: Now that the biggest part of my meme backlog is cleared out (more than 250 of them!), I’ve cut back the posting speed: as of this week, new posts will come out “about” 3x/week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and … See the Meme

Blade Runner 2049

A friend says 11, 257, 631, 919, and 1697 are the only “must sees” — but that makes me suspicious since 2049 isn’t a prime number.

The Ultimate Chick Flick

Or, as TV writer Rick Polito put it in a 1998 TV listing, “Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again.”

Chuck’s Horrifying Realization

Where do you think it comes from? (On the other hand, see yesterday’s entry for another theory….)