Interesting "Airwolf" Episode Title
I don't believe this is a nefarious coincidence but it's interesting all the same. I remember this episode of "Airwolf" but I had completely forgotten that the title was "Flight #093 Is Missing," and of course that's a flight number we'll never forget.
Ed Koch, Swing Voter
Having actively campaigned for the re-election of George W. Bush in 2004 on the basis of national security concerns, former New York City mayor Ed Koch has concluded that he will place his trust in the Obama-Biden ticket this November.
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RIP Don LaFontaine
As a film fan and filmmaker, I join in mourning the passing of voice-over master Don LaFontaine and I regret that I can't have his voice in my own future trailers.
I also regret the passing of Jerry Reed. Every child of the 1970's will never forget either his music or his acting in the Smokey & the Bandit movies.
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Tuesday, September 02, 2008
St. Paul Police Getting Ridiculous
I don't know who's ultimately responsible for the indiscriminate arrests of activists during the Republican National Convention but I find it hard to believe that Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman did anything to invite her own arrest. I've seen the TV version of the show on Free Speech TV and, while it might often have some far-out guests, I've never seen anything resembling incitement evident in the show's mission.
Putin Shoots Tiger, Saves Television Crew
Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin, visiting a wildlife preserve, shot and tranquilized an Amur tiger that came dangerously close to a television crew from RTR-Vesti and then assisted in measuring the sedated animal and attaching a GPS collar to its neck. The news channel has video (in Russian).