Never underestimate the importance of getting away from everything, even if just for a few days.
(I imagine that may seem a strange thing to say in a post that’s illustrated with the poster for the Evil Dead remake but the mistake in Evil Dead was not going to the cabin. The mistake was reading the obviously demonic book.)
Here’s what I watched, read, and listened to this week:
Films I Watched:
- Capricorn One (1977)
- Evil Dead (2013)
- Eye For An Eye (1996)
- The Immortal (1969)
- Operation Mincemeat (2022)
- Running Red (1999)
Televisions Shows I Watched:
- The Bachelorette
- Better Call Saul
- Big Brother
- The Challenge
- Inspector Lewis
- Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head
Books I Read:
Music To Which I Listened:
- Avril Lavigne
- Bob Dylan
- Britney Spears
- Christina Aguilera
- David Bowie
- Hilary Duff
- Kelly Clarkson
- Kid Rock
- Lynard Skynard
- Olivia Newton-John
- The Prodigy
News From Last Week:
- Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dies at 73
- Actress Anne Heche dies at 53
- Actress Denise Dowse Dies at 64
- Actress Robyn Griggs Dies at 49
- Actor Manuel Ojeda Dies at 81
- Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York
- Police investigate threat to JK Rowling over Salman Rushdie tweet
- Salman Rushdie, Badly Wounded, Is Off Ventilator and Starting to Recover
- Oberlin College’s ‘Professor of Peace’ endorsed fatwa to murder Salman Rushdie
- FBI Forensics Report Determines That Alec Baldwin Pulled The Trigger On Rust Set
Links From Last Week:
- Touring Burgundy’s Legendary J. Drouhin Wine Cave! Wild Mold Storage!
- The World’s Common Tater’s Week in Books, Movies, and TV 8/12/22
- There’s A “Mole” In the Comics Scene
Links From The Site:
- Erin shared Panama Threat, Rocket to the Morgue, Sports Action, Excitement, Mistress of the Wynds, Ziegfeld Follies, and Argosy!
- Erin profiled John A. Coughlin!
- Erin reviewed Girls of Summer!
- Case shared My Dolphin!
- Jeff shared music videos from Europe, Cinderella, Ratt, Metallica, Iron Maiden, and Slayer!
- Jeff reviewed Crafty’s Escape Room, Kidnapped, Hunt For Justice, The Price of Vengeance, Street War, Mob Justice, Manhunt in the Dakotas, and A Cop for the Killing!
- Jeff shared a great moment in television history and a great moment in comic book history!
- I shared a music from Olivia Newton-John!
- I paid tribute to Wim Wenders, Alfred Hitchcock, and Sam Fuller!
- I shared scenes from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Sunset Boulevard, Billy Jack, and Grease!
- I reviewed Stud Service, The Fallout, Mike Nichols: A Life, Operation Mincemeat, Lucy, Death’s Running Mate, The Stranger, two books about The Office, Running Red, Born to Kill, Fortress: Sniper’s Eye, My Ox is Broken!, and Minamata!
- I shared my week in television and an AMV of the Day!
More From Us:
- At Days Without Incident, Leonard shared Storybook Love!
- At her photography site, Erin shared Statue, Statue 2, Statue 3, Statue 4, Statue 5, Statue 6, and Statue 7! (I’m picking up on a theme here.)
- I reviewed Big Brother for the Big Brother Blog!
- At my music site, I shared songs from: Avril Lavigne, Coldplay, Britney Spears, Hilary Duff, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, and Muse!
- At SyFy Designs, I shared: Just A Day And A Half To Go, Kindness All Around, and At The Lake!