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June 21st, 2009

11:35 pm - Holy Crap! Outlanders back on the web!
The world must be ending!

Go...join...be one with us. Be one with us...ok enough of that. Anyways, you know who you are out there that should be there...so go go go!
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May 13th, 2009

01:17 pm - Finally...
The debate can be settled....

Seriously..what the hell are the people at Nintendo thinking? Then again...it's probably fun as hell.
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May 6th, 2009

08:46 am - Dom DeLuise, dies at 75
---Dom did movies like 'The Secret of NIMH' (voice of the crow jeremy), 'All Dogs Go To Heaven' (voice of the dog itchy), 'An American Tail' (the voice of the cat tiger), Robin Hood: Men In Tights, The Muppet Movie, Cannonball Run, Blazing Saddles, History of the World: Part 1, etc.---

Dom DeLuise, the portly actor-comedian whose affable nature made him a popular character actor for decades with movie and TV audiences as well as directors and fellow actors, has died. He was 75.

DeLuise died Monday night, son Michael DeLuise told KTLA-TV and radio station KNX on Tuesday. The comedian died in his sleep after a long illness. Calls to his agent were not immediately returned.

The actor, who loved to cook and eat almost as much as he enjoyed acting, also carved out a formidable second career later in life as a chef of fine cuisine. He authored two cookbooks and would appear often on morning TV shows to whip up his favorite recipes.

As an actor, he was incredibly prolific, appearing in scores of movies and TV shows, in Broadway plays and voicing characters for numerous cartoon shows.

Writer-director-actor Mel Brooks particularly admired DeLuise's talent for offbeat comedy and cast him in several of his films, including "The Twelve Chairs," "Blazing Saddles," "Silent Movie," "History of the World Part I" and "Robin Hood: Men in Tights." DeLuise was also the voice of Pizza the Hutt in Brooks' "Star Wars" parody, "Spaceballs."

The actor also appeared frequently in films opposite his friend Burt Reynolds. Among them, "The End," "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas," 'Smokey and the Bandit II," "The Cannonball Run" and "Cannonball Run II."

Another actor-friend, Dean Martin, admired his comic abilities so much that he cast DeLuise as a regular on his 1960s comedy-variety show. In 1973, he starred in a situation comedy, "Lotsa Luck," but it proved to be short-lived.

Other TV credits included appearances on such shows as "The Munsters," "The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.," "Burke's Law," "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" and "Diagnosis Murder."

On Broadway, DeLuise appeared in Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" and other plays.

Because of his passion for food, the actor battled obesity throughout much of his life, his weight reaching as much as 325 pounds at one point. For years, he resisted the efforts of family members and doctors who tried to put him on various diets. He finally agreed in 1993 when he needed hip replacement surgery and his doctor refused to perform it until he lost 100 pounds.

He and his family enrolled at the Duke University Diet and Fitness Center in Durham, N.C., and DeLuise lost enough weight for the surgery, although he gained some of it back afterward.

On the positive side, his love of food resulted in two successful cookbooks, 1988's "Eat This — It Will Make You Feel Better!" and 1997's "Eat This Too! It'll Also Make You Feel Good."

At his Pacific Palisades home, DeLuise often prepared feasts for family and friends. One lunch began with turkey soup and ended with strawberry shortcake. In between, were platters of beef filet, chicken breast and sausage, a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs and a saucer of lettuce.

He strongly resembled the famed chef Paul Prudhomme and joked in a 1987 Associated Press interview that he had posed as Prudhomme while visiting his New Orleans restaurant, K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.

DeLuise was appearing on Broadway in "Here's Love" in the early 1960s when Garry Moore saw him and hired him to play the magician "Dominick the Great" on "The Garry Moore Show."

His appearances on the hit comedy-variety program brought offers from Hollywood, and DeLuise first came to the attention of movie-goers in "Fail Safe," a drama starring Henry Fonda. He followed with a comedy, "The Glass Bottom Boat," starring Doris Day, and from then on he alternated between films and television.

"I was making $7,000 a week — a lot of money back then — but I didn't even know I was rich," he recalled in 1994. "I was just having such a great time."

He was born Dominick DeLuise in New York City on Aug. 1, 1933, to Italian immigrants. His father, who spoke only Italian, was a garbage collector, and those humble beginnings stayed with him throughout his life.

"My dad knows everything there is to know about garbage," one of the actor's sons, David DeLuise, told The Associated Press in 2008. "He loves to pick up a broken chair and fix it."

DeLuise's introduction to acting came at age 8 when he played the title role of Peter Rabbit in a school play. He went on to graduate from New York City's famed School of Performing Arts in Manhattan.

For five years, he sought work in theater or television with little luck. He finally decided to enroll at Tufts College and study biology, with the aim of becoming a teacher.

Acting called him back, however, and he found work at the Cleveland Playhouse, appearing in stage productions that ranged from comedies such as "Kiss Me Kate" to Shakespeare's "Hamlet."

"I worked two years solidly on plays and moving furniture and painting scenery and playing parts," he remarked in a 2006 interview. "It was quite an amazing learning place for me."

While working in summer stock in Provincetown, Mass., he met a beautiful young actress, Carol Arthur, and they were soon married.

The couple's three sons, Peter, Michael and David, all became actors and all appeared with their father in the 1990s TV series "SeaQuestDSV," in which Peter and Michael were regulars.

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April 25th, 2009

10:12 pm - Weeeee....?
Well first full day back from the first two nights of filming for the movie I'm doing work on and it's nice. Though I'm still tired a bit...27 hours in two days and my sleep schedule getting flipped around wasn't exactly easy but it was fun. So not bad for $250 or so, free food and not really doing much.

In other news got signed on to do another 23 days of shooting from May 11th to June 8th. So that should be pretty good. I mean I won't say no to another $2500 or so...in this economy especially. Other than that...not much is up. Have two weeks off to do things and then back at it for a bit.

veg and be weird now...more later.
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April 16th, 2009

04:05 am - Ah, gotta love The Nuge
He's actually gonna be HUNTING HUMANS! Yep that's right....poor poor souls out there that are putting themselves up for a hurtin...I wonder if anyone is actually gonna win...or they'll all just go down in flames?

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April 8th, 2009

07:29 pm - Well that kinda sucks...
Got turned down for the job. No real reason why either...

Oh well back to the drawing board.

On the flip side, did manage to score a little bit of extra work in a movie filming in Pittsburgh later this month so at least that's something.
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12:47 pm - Well...that was interesting...
...the phone interview went pretty well this morning. So I'm fairly confident that I'll be hearing from them tomorrow with a job offer. At this point I won't turn it down. Need the money and it's better than sitting around doing nothing all day for the most part. So here's to hoping that everything gets worked out. ^.^
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April 7th, 2009

08:42 am - Job? Me? The world is ending...
Yep that's right, may actually get a pretty sweet gig. Sure it's call center work, but I don't have to leave my house. $10/hr to sit at home and help people, can't really complain about that now can ya? Have the interview tomorrow morning over the phone...so we'll see how that goes.

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March 4th, 2009

06:27 pm - Onechanbara...

Play it. Love it. Kick some serious zombie ass!

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March 1st, 2009

12:21 am - Oh what fun!
"the sweeping change that this country demanded when it went to the polls in November."- Obama

Did he forget that less than one half of one half of the US population voted for him? Also less than one half of the other half DIDN'T vote for him. No one demanded anything. So blinded by the hatred of Bush people just voted against McCain without thinking. If sweeping change is insane spending, bigger government and more impedance on people's lives.....I don't even think that the people who voted for him knew what they were getting....way to go! 
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