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June 25th in history:

Two iconic celebrities who became famous in the 1970s died on this date in 2009.  Farrah Fawcett, best known for “Charlie’s Angels” and a wildly popular swimsuit poster, was 62.  143 more words

Today In History

Even Angels Cross Over

Last weekend I watched David Schmoeller’s highly underrated slasher Tourist Trap starring Tanya Roberts of Charlie’s Angels fame. We typically know The Angels as bodacious, badass babes, so that got me thinking: have the other Angels dipped their toes into genre films? 756 more words

Classic Horror

The Six Million Dollar Man 2.11 - The Peeping Blonde

My wife somehow spent the 1970s and 1980s totally oblivious to contemporary culture. As a child, she was a voracious reader of authors who had been dead for decades if not centuries, she taught herself more about science than most physicists learn in a lifetime, and she would watch thirty year-old Bugs Bunny cartoons when they were repeated on Saturday mornings, but otherwise I have yet to find any evidence that she had any idea what the rest of the planet was enjoying until she chanced upon an episode of… 260 more words

Lee Majors

Logan's Run (1976)

A case might be made that our son, who has only turned six recently, might be too young to appreciate or understand Logan’s Run, and maybe I should have held off on showing him this. 1,105 more words



Dir: Robert M. Young, 1986


Movies about female empowerment, became a rather hot genre in the late seventies and through the eighties. Women were getting their dues. 514 more words

The Six Million Dollar Man 1.8 - The Rescue of Athena One

Of course I picked this episode for us to watch because of the impressive and very busy mission control set. Nah, it’s because Farrah Fawcett, who was then married to Lee Majors, plays Major Kelly Wood, America’s first woman astronaut. 341 more words

Lee Majors