Head Office

I’ve always considered it an achievement in my life that I’ve never had a job that required me to wear a suit. They seem designed to be uncomfortable and I can’t imagine how anyone could ever be productive wearing one. Needless to say, the world of big business is not my jam. Films like 1985’s…

Wanted Dead or Alive

In the late 50’s, a western television series called Wanted Dead or Alive made a star out of a young actor named Steve McQueen. The series followed the exploits of bounty hunter Josh Randall for three seasons. Now jump forward to 1987 when New World Pictures brought a film version to the screen. However, westerns…

Campus Man

In the 80’s, movie theaters were flooded with films aimed at teens and young people. This was fine with me since I myself was a teen at this time. Come on, you think in 1987 I was heading out to the theater to see 84 Charing Cross Lane? Heck no! I was shelling out for…

Mortuary

When I was a kid, one of the movie theaters I frequented would do a slideshow before the movie started. The slides would alternate between ads for upcoming movies and pictures of popcorn and soda pop. One of the movie ads that was burned in my mind featured the image of a gravestone with a…