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TCM Schedule for Friday, September 20 THEME: College Football


7:30 AM Matchless (1966) Synopsis: A dashing reporter with a magic ring and a secret chemical formula fights off enemy agents. Dir: Alberto Lattuada Cast: Patrick O'Neal , Ira von Fürstenberg , Donald Pleasence .

9:18 AM All Eyes On Sharon Tate (1966) Synopsis: A behind-the-scenes promo short for "Eye of the Devil" (1966), showcasing the late Sharon Tate, then a young, 22-year-old hopeful at MGM.

9:30 AM The Liquidator (1966) Synopsis: A killer-for-hire gets mixed up with a plot to assassinate England's Prince Phillip. Dir: Jack Cardiff Cast: Rod Taylor , Trevor Howard , Jill St. John .

11:30 AM The Defector (1966) Synopsis: A shady CIA agent recruits an American physicist to help a Russian scientist defect. Dir: Raoul Lévy Cast: Montgomery Clift , Hardy Kruger , Macha Méril .

1:11 PM The Your Name Here Story (1964) Synopsis: This comedic short film spoofs generic company promotional advertisements.

1:30 PM The Double Man (1967) Synopsis: Russian secret service officials attempts to kidnap a CIA officer and replace him with a double of its own. Dir: Franklin J. Schaffner Cast: Yul Brynner , Britt Ekland , Clive Revill .

3:20 PM Every Girl's Dream (1966) Synopsis: Nancy Bernard, the 1966 Maid of Cotton, is given a studio tour for MGM in this short film.

3:30 PM To Trap a Spy (1964) Synopsis: Secret agents try to stop the assassination of an African leader touring the U.S. Dir: Don Medford Cast: Robert Vaughn , David McCallum , Luciana Paluzzi.

5:15 PM Ice Station Zebra (1968) Synopsis: A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship. Dir: John Sturges Cast: Rock Hudson , Ernest Borgnine , Patrick McGoohan .

8:00 PM Jim Thorpe--All American (1951) Synopsis: The famous Native American athlete fights prejudice in his pursuit of sports stardom. Dir: Michael Curtiz Cast: Burt Lancaster , Charles Bickford , Steve Cochran .

10:15 PM Knute Rockne All American (1940) Synopsis: Biography of the famed Notre Dame coach and his fight to "win one for the Gipper." Dir: Lloyd Bacon Cast: Pat O'Brien , Gale Page , Ronald Reagan .

12:03 AM You Can't Fool A Camera (1941) Synopsis: This short film focuses on the creation of the camera and how it can capture the "truth."

12:15 AM Return to Campus (1975) Synopsis: Dir: Harold Cornsweet Cast: Earl Keyes , Ray Troha , Al Raymond.

1:58 AM Football Headliners (1955) Synopsis: This short film highlights thirteen important college football games played during the 1955 season.

2:15 AM Eating Raoul (1982) Synopsis: A Los Angeles couple discover a bizarre way to fund their new restaurant. Dir: Paul Bartel Cast: Mary Woronov , Paul Bartel , Robert Beltran.

3:45 AM Private Parts (1972) Synopsis: A young girl moves into her estranged aunt¿s hotel when she begins to suspect that a guest was murdered.
Dir: Paul Bartel Cast: Ayn Ruymen , Lucille Benson , John Ventantonio .

5:15 AM Match Your Mood (1968) Synopsis: Westinghouse shows women how to improve their lives by decorating their refrigerators in this short film.

5:15 AM Wonderful World of Tupperware (1965) Synopsis: This short industrial film focuses on the making of Tupperware. Dir: George J. Yarbrough

TCM Schedule for Thursday, September 19 THEME: Roger Moore as James Bond


7:00 AM Jewel Robbery (1932) Synopsis: A jewel thief falls for a tycoon's wife in Vienna. D: William Dieterle. William Powell, Kay Francis, Hardie Albright, Henry Kolker, Spencer Charters, Alan Mowbray, Helen Vinson. Lubitsch-like bauble with wealthy, married Francis (who aches for excitement in her life) being captivated by debonair burglar Powell. Breathlessly paced, witty and charming. Screenplay by Erwin Gelsey, based on a play by Ladislaus Fodor.

8:15 AM The Match King (1932) Synopsis: An ambitious young man corners the market on matches, then faces the destruction of his empire. Dir: Howard Bretherton Cast: Warren William , Lily Damita , Glenda Farrell .

9:45 AM The Purchase Price (1932) Synopsis: A night-club singer on the lam becomes a farmer's mail-order bride.
Dir: William A. Wellman Cast: Barbara Stanwyck , George Brent , Lyle Talbot .

11:00 AM So Big (1932) Synopsis: A farmer's widow takes on the land and her late husband's tempestuous son.
Dir: William A. Wellman Cast: Barbara Stanwyck , George Brent , Dickie Moore D: William A. Wellman. Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Dickie Moore, Guy Kibbee, Bette Davis, Mac Madison, Hardie Albright, Alan Hale. Disappointing adaptation of Edna Ferber's saga of an orphaned girl who becomes a schoolteacher in the midst of a farming community and raises her son to aspire to big things. Abrupt continuity and sudden aging of its lead character keep this from amounting to very much. Stanwyck and Davis are both in the final scene--but never appear on screen together! Filmed before in 1925, remade in 1953.

12:30 PM A Successful Calamity (1932) Synopsis: A family pulls together to help a member in financial trouble.
Dir: John G. Adolfi Cast: George Arliss , Mary Astor , Evalyn Knapp .

2:00 PM The House On 56th Street (1933) Synopsis: A woman loses her family after being falsely convicted of a crime.
Dir: Robert Florey Cast: Kay Francis , Ricardo Cortez , Gene Raymond .

3:15 PM The Working Man (1933) Synopsis: A wealthy manufacturer takes a vacation incognito and ends up working for his chief rival. Dir: John G. Adolfi Cast: George Arliss , Bette Davis , Theodore Newton .

4:45 PM Two Heads on a Pillow (1934) Synopsis: Once-married attorneys face off during a heated divorce case.
Dir: William Nigh Cast: Neil Hamilton , Miriam Jordan , Henry Armetta .

6:00 PM Angel on My Shoulder (1946) Synopsis: The Devil sends a murdered gangster to Earth as a respected judge.
Dir: Archie Mayo Cast: Paul Muni , Anne Baxter , Claude Rains .

8:00 PM The Spy who Loved Me (1977) Dir: Lewis Gilbert Cast: Roger Moore , Barbara Bach , Curt Jurgens .

10:15 PM Moonraker (1979) Dir: Lewis Gilbert Cast: Roger Moore , Lois Chiles , Richard Kiel .

12:30 AM For Your Eyes Only (1981) Dir: John Glen Cast: Roger Moore , Lynn-Holly Johnson , Carole Bouquet .

3:00 AM Octopussy (1983) Dir: John Glen Cast: Roger Moore , Louis Jourdan , Maud Adams .

5:15 AM A View to a Kill (1985) Dir: John Glen Cast: Roger Moore , Christopher Walken , Grace Jones .

Conservative hypocrisy re: medical marijuana

Dr. Dina, the "queen of medical marijuana in Hollywood", was interviewed concerning her medical marijuana consultant business. A video of this interview was posted to YouTube on November 7, 2014.

The interview covered the unusual kinds of clients that Dr. Dina has.

Interviewer: "Do you have any uptight conservative...?"

Dr. Dina: "Very uptight conservative political types."

I: "Any who have spoken out against weed?"

D: "Yes, but that's all I can say."

The interview starts talking about celebrity and political clients at minute 6:15:


TCM Schedule for Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 2 movies you'll want to watch/record

1:30 PM -- THE WILD ONE (1953)

A cultural milestone: Marlon Brando "... became the premier icon of 1950s rebellion, pioneering the way James Dean, Elvis Presley, and others would follow. The Wild One also introduced biker hipster patter to movie audiences and defined biker fashion for decades to come." Richard T. Jameson https://www.amazon.com/Wild-One-Hugh-Sanders/dp/0767818172


In 1997, the film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the United States Library of Congress. It has been included on the American Film Institute's list of best American films ever made.[4][5] In 1999, the British Film Institute voted The Bridge on the River Kwai the 11th greatest British film of the 20th century. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bridge_on_the_River_Kwai

If you've never seen this movie, this is a must-see movie.

I switched to Linux, and so far I like it.

1994 - 2008: Windows user. I left Windows because of a growing sense of dissatisfaction with the OS, culminating in my experience with Vista. I wanted an OS that would be less trouble, so I switched to Mac.

2008 - 2019: Mac user. I basically got tired of Apple making (in my opinion) over-priced and under-powered devices.

2019 - ? Linux user. I switched to Linux because the OS (Linux Mint) was free.

Only time will tell how long I stick to Linux, but so far, I like it. It almost feels like I'm having a flashback to 1994, learning how to use a computer.

Bricks of cocaine wash ashore in FL after Hurricane Dorian


Medical marijuana certification question.

I had a doctor visit six days ago for chronic pain, which is a qualifying condition in New Mexico. My doctor mentioned medical marijuana as a possible treatment for the pain. I told him I wanted to try it. He said he would write up a certification and mail it to me. I haven't received the certification yet.

Is it too soon to bug him about it? I don't know what process he has to go through to write up a certification for medical marijuana. Perhaps the certification has to be reviewed by someone at his place of business?

This is the most bogus new conference I have ever seen.

LE refuses to identify the killer.

LE refuses to comment on the motive for the killings.

So-called "journalists" present won't challenge LE.

I think this news conference is one big set-up.

Given 45's recent behavior, would now be the time to short some stocks?

45 has been on a rampage over the past few months, resulting in several big point losses in the stock market.

Since he appears to be trending toward more and more erratic behavior, now might be the time to short some stocks.

Tribute to Peter Fonda - Steppenwolf "Born To Be Wild"

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