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The Movie Monster Talent Agency

I always wondered where Hollywood got the monster film stars. Thanks to the ætherweb, this question has been answered. There is a talent agency, little known outside the industry, specializing in casting monsters for various movies. The United Monster Talent Agency: THE UNITED MONSTER TALENT AGENCY – Greg Nicotero von …

Nuclear Tourism

Just an odd note from the anals of the early nuclear tests in the late 1940’s and early 1950’s: During the very early days of the Cold War, it was possible, to watch the nuclear tests in the Nevada Desert close up. Quite a few people obviously took the opportunity: …