Old Movies

“You Dirty Rat!”

Myths had it that eagles could carry away lambs and calves, but they mostly ate rodents.  To add a little dignity, Congreve shouted the James Cagney line, “You dirty rat!” as he dove for the kill . . .

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Mars Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Rowena was auditioning for a part in a hybrid film,  Mars Attack of The Killer Tomatoes, but wasn’t sure it was worth it to have to listen to Slim Whitman sing “Indian Love Call” .

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Romulan Cloaking Device

Gerry, always a big Star Trek fan, saw some real benefits to the Romulan Cloaking technology, and as a proponent of developing local technology, decided to try to combine the systems.  It was a work in progress . . .

By |October 19th, 2015|Categories: Exotic Animals, Old Movies, Reptiles & Amphibians, Texas|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Romulan Cloaking Device

Vampire Movies

It seems that “You are what you eat” could have an extension–“You are what you watch”–as well.  After watching just one vampire movie on TV, The Princess Buttercup (brown, top) couldn’t get the concept out of her mind . . .

N.B. No real animals were harmed or killed during the production of this AGR.

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After seeing the Transformers movie, Darth Vader–Lord Vader–decided he had to be in the next iteration and was going to be a 1936 Cord Westchester Sedan . . .

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Term of Endearment

Until the Princess Buttercup saw Star Wars with Chewbacca, she had always thought that “Fuzz Face” was a term of endearment . . .

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