Still more lazy thoughts from this one…

Posts tagged ‘John Kenneth Muir’

A Week of Muir

Simply awesome. Blogger Terri Wilson placing all of my friend and author John Kenneth Muir’s #StarTrekWeek postings in one place. Generous, and can I say awesome…

Friday Song: Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield

It seemed the natural thing to do. Culminate my Exorcist week with the iconic instrumental so thoroughly associated with the film. A non-vocal tune that would equally impact the Top 40 pop chart like only a handful from the surrounding decades. No one seems to produce this art form in this day and age. Sure, I’ve highlight one from way back, and the 80s were more loaded than usual (Top Gun, St. Elmo’s Fire, Chariot’s of Fire). Still, none of those came from a horror film or carried the weight of a movie like Mike Oldfield’s did. To this very day, in point of fact.

TMT: In Another Galaxy at The Chinese

This is the next entry in a Theatre… a Movie… and a Time series that was begun here. Leave it to my good friend, author John Kenneth Muir, for finally getting me to put this one online. His stellar commemoration piece from Wednesday, Memory Bank: Waiting in Line to see Star Wars (1977), is not to be missed, and includes images of those times that served as the spur for this download of mine:

“But, in my heart, I suppose I do understand why some fans chose to stand in line awaiting a new release in the popular old franchise. Standing-in-line is a communal experience first, one allowing fans to connect to other Star Wars fans and to plug-in to the community’s sense of enthusiasm and excitement And secondly, standing-in-line now likely qualifies as a nostalgic experience for older fans, at least for ones of my (advanced) age.”