Poor Hoggle

Nothing seems quite as inanimate as an animaton who will never again be animated. Such is the fate of Hoggle, the mischievious imp of Labyrinth, fated to stay encased in Scottsboro, Alabama. Why? Where? The Hoggle was lost and forgotten, never reaching his destination, on a flight from who knows where. He turned up, the […]

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Hallo Spaceboys

How do things like this happen? How does an Eagle Scout, US Navy Captain, and retired Apollo astronaut end up in a movie with David Bowie that initially was rated X for full frontal male and female nudity*? What did they do, these retired astronauts, place ads?: “Wanted. Man who came closer to walking on […]

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Philip K. Dick’s VALIS and The Man Who Fell to Earth and Duncan Jones

Just like we think Bowie knows something ┬áthese people think I know something. — Philip K. Dick, Exegesis (283) When David Bowie took charge of his young son Zowie/Joey/Duncan’s life in the late 1970’s during his Berlin years, his values and priorities were clear to his son. Reflecting on his “fairly unusual upbringing,” Duncan Jones […]

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