I remember watching Jackie Coogan's grandson Keith Coogan act on The Waltons back in 1979/1980. He played the character "Jeffrey" and went under the name Keith Mitchell. I found this video that shows him and Jackie Coogan towards the end...
I remember that Keith Coogan also made a guest appearance on an episode of Fantasy Island in 1980. The resemblance to his megastar grandfather when Jackie was that age is unmistakable.
Post by scotty1958 on Aug 24, 2013 17:49:17 GMT -5
Another change of pace to another interest of mine, aviation. Here is a dramatic video of a jet ingesting a bird into one of the engines on takeoff, and returning to the airport for an emergency landing. It was a very dangerous situation handled with great professionalism by everyone....
Post by Hard-boiled Harry on Aug 26, 2013 18:15:30 GMT -5
Elizium by Fields of the Nephilim is probably the best album ever made anywhere in this or any other universe. As a concept it is breathtaking and it culminates in two linked tracks 'Wail of Sumer/And There Will Your Heart Be Also.' Recently the band performed both tracks live and included them on a DVD called Ceromonies. Here they are...
And if the music wasn't good enough lead singer Carl McCoy has yes that are almost as good as Harry Spear.
You got any money today, woman? ---Get me two ice cream cones!
Post by Hard-boiled Harry on Aug 27, 2013 9:26:19 GMT -5
For anybody who isn't already aware of them Sigur Ros are an Icelandic band whose music is probably best described as soundscapes filled with child like wonder and intense emotion. Their songs usually start slowly and build to an intense climax. The vocals are often in Icelandic but that isn't a problem because sometimes the band write songs in an imaginary language too, their intention is for the listener to become immersed in the overall soundscape rather than being locked into listening to lyrics. The videos which accomplish Sigur Ros are often highly imaginative and as emotionally intense as the music. Here are a selection of some of my personal favorites...
Vidrar Vel Til Loftarasa
Untitled #1 (Vaka)
Something rather special...Varúð by Sigur Ros, video by Ivan Noel, for the Mystery Film Experiment. Ivan Noel is an independent film maker who has made such classic movies as 'In Your Absence' & 'Brecha'