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Abdul Alhazred wrote: Sun Sep 08, 2019 4:08 pm There were a whole mess of Broadway musicals set in The Old West at one point.

That movie was late in that game.

That one had the advantage of being made into a movie though, which is the only reason I (and a lot of other people) ever discovered it.

It's an old joke but it's true in my case. I was literally channel surfing one day (remeber doing that?) and saw Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood in Old West Garb and watched, then was kind of weirded out when they broke into song...but kept watching.
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Might've been different if either one of them could carry a tune in a bucket, but we can't have everything. :)
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Frankly, I think their inability to sing added a bit of veracity to the movie. No one expects a cranky old prospector to be able to sing
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I'd have gone with "The Mummy" over "The Phantom of the Opera", but I guess they didn't want to double up on Karloff.
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To be fair to Mr. Marvin, he didn't really try to sing. He talked his lyrics. :)
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Beware of the (hideous) she-thing! :shock:
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I actually visited Bodega Bay (where The Birds took place) about a year ago.

Bodega Bay Is For The Birds (And The Puppets...)
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↑ Cool! :)
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We had that happen 'round here a few years ago.
First video clip.

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True Nyarlathotep appreciation

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And while we are at it. I hope everyone plans to go to the book store and buy my new book. It's a how-to...

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Berlin zoo, 1945.
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↑ You heathen! :x

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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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Spoiler:
Camazotz ("death bat"), Mayan bat god, from Isabal or Alta Verapaz.
Wikipedia wrote:In the Popol Vuh, Camazotz are the bat-like monsters encountered by the Maya Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque during their trials in the underworld of Xibalba. The twins had to spend the night in the House of Bats, where they squeezed themselves into their own blowguns in order to defend themselves from the circling bats. Hunahpu stuck his head out of his blowgun to see if the sun had risen and Camazotz immediately snatched off his head and carried it to the ballcourt to be hung up as the ball to be used by the gods in their next ballgame.

In Part III, chapter 5 of the Popol Vuh, a messenger from Xibalba, in the form of a man with the wings of a bat, brokers a deal between Lord Tohil and mankind, wherein mankind promises their armpits and their waists (the opening of their breasts in human sacrifice) in exchange for fire.
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This isn't the Japan thread...
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One need not be Japanese to appreciate tentacle porn. Or, so I've been told...
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Pyrrho wrote: Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:01 am This isn't the Japan thread...
Anything with tentacles is welcome at Nyarl's.

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