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The Star Chamber (1983) The Star Chamber (1983)

Directed by Peter Hyams. Michael Douglas, Yaphet Kotto, Hal Holbrook, Sharon Gless. Extra-legal proceedings to get unwanted criminals off the street not surprisingly doesn’t work so well when put into practice. I think I saw this on TV way back when, and was trying to find it while watching the Peter Hyams movies of…

Sandwich of the Day: Banh Mi Sandwich of the Day: Banh Mi

The Vietnamese poboy. Another sandwich on my list to try. We have a large Vietnamese community in town. A number of varieties. Only two more sandwiches left after this. Then a diet and Tab cola.

"San Francisco, April 18th, 1906" "San Francisco, April 18th, 1906"

By Arnold Genthe. Famous for the San Francisco earthquake, early Chinatown, and Buzzer the Cat. He had to borrow a working camera but went into the street and started shooting.

The Legend of Buzzer the Cat The Legend of Buzzer the Cat

The most photographed cat in America. Photographer Arnold Genthe.

Music from the Valley Girl Soundtrack Music from the Valley Girl Soundtrack

What’s the record for waiting for a Kinja post to show up?

Boozin' Buddies! Boozin' Buddies!

New. 1984 NBC. Family Ties. Uncle Ned is back (Tom Hanks) and he’s drinking. Hence the Boozin’ Buddies thing from NBC sly wit. The previous plotline with Ned running from the FBI and “the Fat Man walks alone” was excellent. Plus more new NBC promos.

Burt Reynolds Wants to Have a Baby Burt Reynolds Wants to Have a Baby

And not get married. June 15, 1986. Boston. NBC and Paternity.

World Cup - LIVE World Cup - LIVE

(Continuing...) I will at least be able to see some on Fox OTA. Russia and Saudi Arabia 10 a.m. Central. I did see complaints before about the quality of the Fox HD signal. Or lack. Egypt plays tomorrow. Already one mistake in the post.

Going to the Grocery Going to the Grocery

Vintage grocery photography. Library of Congress. So far I have seen if you have a decent search topic you will get a posts worth of photos from the LOC. Usually great.

Valley Girl (1983) Valley Girl (1983)

Directed by Martha Coolige. Nicolas Cage, Deborah Foreman. New Wave soundtrack.

Trading Places (1983) Trading Places (1983)

Eddie Murphy, Dan Aykroyd. Directed by John Landis. Another top ten hit. #4 on the year. Big hit. $90 million.

Risky Business (1983) Risky Business (1983)

Written and directed by Paul Brickman. Music by Tangerine Dream. Tom Cruise, Bronson Pinchot, Curtis Armstrong, Joe Pantoliano. Top ten hit on the year.

A Year in Film: 1983 A Year in Film: 1983

The movies of 1983. 220, 221, whatever it takes.

1983 TV Spots 1983 TV Spots

1983 various other.

Vintage Cats Vintage Cats

From the Library of Congress.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1966)

Zero Mostel. Coming up next on this-TV. Never seen it. Looks colorful just from the Google search. Directed by Richard Lester. Cinematography by Nicolas Roeg.

F.S.A. Photography F.S.A. Photography

Library of Congress. Early color. These are really exceptional. Top-level photography. The prints themselves are fantastic. The colors are very rich.

The Party (1968) The Party (1968)

Coming up next on this-TV. Directed by Blake Edwards. Peter Sellers. Claudine Longet.

Night Flight Night Flight

Welcome to Night Flight. Your weekend open thread. Studio.

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