Category Archives: Cult TV, Movies

“Adam 12” Star Martin Milner Dies at Age 83

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Milner starred in the TV classic, “Route 66” in the early 1960s. Standing with him is co-star George Maharis. (1960 photo)

Hear the classic “Route 66” theme song:

After the classic “Route 66” series ended (1960-1964), in 1968 Martin Milner played Officer Pete Malloy, a veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department assisted by rookie cop Jim Reed, who was played by Kent McCord, in the TV series “Adam 12” (1968-1975), produced by legendary “Dragnet” star, Jack Webb (who also created “Emergency!” (1972-1977)), through his own Mark VII Limited production company.

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TV and Film Star Martin Milner has Died of Old Age at 83. See NY Times Obit Here.

“I had a long, long friendship with Marty and we remained friends up till the end,” said Adam 12 co-star Kent McCord on Monday, September 7 (see this Los Angeles Times story).

“He was one of the really true great people of our industry with a long, distinguished career…Wonderful films, wonderful television shows, pioneering shows like ‘Route 66.’ He was one of the great guys. I was lucky to have him in my life.” (Source)

Original TV “Batgirl” — Yvonne Craig, Dead at 78

Yvonne Craig, who starred as Batgirl in the 1960s “Batman” TV series, has died at her home in California of a battle with breast cancer, which spread throughout her body, her family said. She was 78.


Cult Classic: Dean Martin Celebrity Roast Jackie Gleason on February 27, 1975

Cult TVI bet you Jackie Gleason fans haven’t seen this.  All the great stars of yesteryear gather at the fabulous MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas in 1975 to roast legendary “Honeymooners” Jackie Gleason in this full roast episode.


Bugs Bunny is 75 Years Old Today

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July 27, 2015 marks the 75th “birthday” of Bugs Bunny, the most famous American cartoon character ever created by Warner Brothers Studio, and has now become a Looney-Tunespop culture icon of Americana. Bugs’ first toon played in theaters on July 27, 1940 in “A Wild Hare” where Bugs first said his famous line, “What’s up, doc?”‘  Check out this list of all the Bugs Bunny theatrical cartoons under “Looney Tunes.”

Aside from Bugs, Walt Disney’s “Mickey Mouse” (first cartoon, “Steamboat Willie” played in theaters on November 18, 1928) and King Features Syndicate, “Popeye the Sailor” (first animated cartoon 1933) are also the most popular cartoon characters of all time, pop culture icons over 75 years old!

[“The Wild Hare” rabbit is uncredited, though that changed before the year was up. Bugs was an instant star. By 1954, TIME noted that he was more popular than Mickey Mouse.]

Highlights from “Trainwreck”

Penis-Freaks2For millions in America obsessed with the almighty penis, the pivoting moment of the new comedy movie about dating and monogamy (or lack thereof) “Trainwreck (official site)” (reviews) is watching WWE superstar John Cena’s cameo appearance grinding away on top of AmySchumer.

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Amy Schumer shocked by John Cena’s huge penis at bed time.
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John Cena talks about himself during a heterosexual breeding moment with Amy Schumer.

[See NewNowNext for other exciting action shots. Cena says his sex scene, that took all day to film, was embarrassing — apparently for him because they had to use a phony “stunt penis” instead of his real money-maker in the conspiracy. Ha-ha!]

Peggy, The Foul-Mouthed Chambermaid Curses Letterman

Peggy, the Foul-Mouthed Chambermaid: “And you’re so full of shit! I just hope your dick falls off! Fuck off, you gap-toothed, cock-sucking son-of-a-bitch!”

Damn censors!

Trailer for “Air” — Upcoming Sci-Fi Film in Which Humans Run Out of Breathable Air

Details on The Laughing Squid about “Air” to be released to theaters on August 14:  “In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent. Virtually all of humanity has disappeared and those chosen to reestablish society reside in a controlled state of suspended animation. Two engineers (Norman Reedus and Djimon Hounsou) tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own sanity and lives while administering to their vital task at hand.”