Close Encounters of the Third Kind

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    FBI Seeks Help Apprehending a "Bundled Up" Bandit

    I've long admired the FBI's wit when it came to criminal activity, particularly when it involved odd looking or strangely dressed bank robbers. They've had fat guys and dudes in wigs and sunglasses. They always manage to twist it into something funny even if the crime is anything but. Fact is, all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    The Weirdest Beatles Reference Ever

    The Beatles are the greatest rock band of all time. Some people say it's the Rolling Stones, but those people just think it sounds cool to be wrong. Being an act that was a legitimate worldwide phenomenon, it's not at all uncommon to find bizarre places that they have inspired homage. Granted, some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2012

    The "Battle of LA," 70 Years Ago Today: 5 Irrefutable Arguments Why It Was Actually a UFO Attack

    Seventy years ago today, the Battle of Los Angeles occurred, a vicious fight that resulted in three civilian deaths. Haven't heard of it? We're not surprised. The U.S. government said what happened was nighttime antiaircraft crews protecting Los Angeles got nervous -- it was just two months after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The 10 Most Iconic John Williams Scores Ever

    Today John Williams turns 80 years old, and the prolific composer has packed in a lot of work in the past five decades as one of the most iconic movie music makers to lead an orchestra. No doubt you have been enthralled, enraptured and enfrightened (not a word) by his collaborations with George Luca ... More >>

  • Film

    March 17, 2011

    Planet of the Aping

    Too much sci-fi, not enough SNL in Paul.