"John Scully's" comic strip that has a farewell every day (drawn and written by Ruben Bolling)

"John Scully's" comic strip that has a farewell every day (drawn and written by Ruben Bolling)
"John Scully's" comic strip that has a farewell every day (drawn and written by Ruben Bolling)
September 19 is the last post for this blog. Thanks to all my readers!

Sunday, October 26, 2014

26 October 2014

Morgan Saylor b. 1994 (Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant)
Hal Ozsan b. 1976 (True Blood, Beauty and the Beast [2012], Cybergeddon Zips, Supernatural, Kyle XY, Roswell, FreakyLinks)
Mahesh Jadu b. 1982 (I, Frankenstein)
Wendy Clarice Jordan b. 1977 (Jurassic World)
Rosemary DeWitt b. 1973 (The Watch)
Seth MacFarlane b. 1973 (Ted, FlashForward, Tooth Fairy, Star Trek:Enterprise)
Chris Burns b. 1973 (The Walking Dead, Zombieland, Return of the Jackalope) Rupert Wyatt b. 1972 (director, Rise of the Planet of the Apes)
Lisa Ryder b. 1970 (Alphas, Andromeda, Jason X, Total Recall 2070, Earth: Final Conflict, Forever Knight)
Trevor White b. 1970 (World War Z, The Dark Knight Rises, Strange Frequency)
Robert Maillet b. 1969 (The Strain, Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds, Hercules [2014], Haven, Septic Man, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Pacific Rim, S.W.I.T.C.H., A Little Bit Zombie, Immortals, Merlin, Monster Brawl, Lexx)
David Eick b. 1968 (producer, Touch, Caprica, Battlestar Galactica, The Bionic Woman, Them [2007 TV movie], Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, M.A.N.T.I.S., The Incredible Hulk)
Steve Valentine b. 1966 (The Big Bang Theory, Beauty and the Beast [2014], Supernatural, Warehouse 13, Wizards of Wavertly Place: The Movie, Spider-Man 3, FreakyLinks, Charmed, Good vs. Evil, Don't Look Under the Bed, Mars Attacks!)
Kelly Rowan b. 1965 (Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh, Hook, War of the Worlds [TV])
Tom Cavanaugh b.1963 (The Flash, Snow 2: Brain Freeze, Beyond Reality)
Cary Elwes b. 1962 (Wonder Woman, The X Files, Shadow of the Vampire, From the Earth to the Moon, Ella Enchanted, Dracula [1992], The Princess Bride, The Bride)
Dylan McDermott b. 1961 (Automata, American Horror Story)
Patrick Breen b. 1960 (Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, Galaxy Quest, Men in Black, Angel, The Tick)
Ingrid Anderson b. 1960 (Hercules [1983])
Julie Dawn Cole b. 1957 (Galloping Galaxies!, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
Rita Wilson b. 1956 (From the Earth to the Moon, Teen Witch, The Day It Came to Earth)
Roger Allam b. 1953 (V for Vendetta, Pirates of the Caribbean, Game of Thrones, Krod Mandoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire, Speed Racer)
Rondi Reed b. 1952 (The Astronaut's Wife)
Bob Hoskins b. 1942 died 29 April 2014 (Snow White and the Huntsman, Neverland, Doomsday, Wind in the Willows, Son of the Mask, The Lost World, Super Mario Bros., Hook, Brazil, Who Framed Roger Rabbit)
Kenneth Johnson b. 1942 (writer, V, Alien Nation, The Incredible Hulk, The Bionic Woman, Steel, The Six Million Dollar Man)
Tilo Pruckner b. 1940 (Iron Sky, The NeverEnding Story)
Mary Black b. 1935 (Leprechaun: Origins, Man of Steel, The Beast of Bottomless Lake, Supernatural, Slither, The Fog, Elf, Dead Like Me, Level 9)
Ivor Francis b. 1918 died 22 October 1896 (Alien Zone, Man From Atlantis, The Six Million Dollar Man, Dark Shadows, I Dream of Jeannie)
Jackie Coogan b. 1914 died 1 March 1984 (The Addams Family, I Dream of Jeannie, The Space Children)
Fred Graham b. 1908 died 10 October 1979 (The Giant Gila Monster)

The Picture Slot this year is Cary Elwes from The Princess Bride, one of the best dialogue movies made in my lifetime. Last year I used Jackie Coogan as Uncle Fester and next year it's a toss-up between the late Bob Hoskins and Julie Dawn Cole as Veruca Salt in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Spot the Canadian is way too tough today, as some non-Canadians show up in multiple Canuck productions and some Canadian show up in very few. The correct answers are Lisa Ryder, Trevor White, Robert Maillet, Kelly Rowan, Mary Black and Ivor Francis. Hal Ozan and Steve Valentine are not Canadian. As I wrote, this one was too tough.

Many happy return to the living on the list and to the dead, thanks for all the memories.

Movies released
Cloud Atlas released, 2012
Predictor: Back to the Future, released 3 July 1985

Prediction: On 26 October 1985, Marty McFly takes Dr. Emmett Brown’s time machine back to 5 November 1955.

Reality: This movie was technically predicting the future, but only three months ahead. As you probably know, mankind has not ironed out all the bugs in the flux capacitor.

Looking one day ahead... INTO THE FUTURE!

The weekly schedule returns tomorrow, just in time for anther prediction from the OMNI Future Almanac.

Join us then... IN THE FUTURE!


  1. Rupert Wyatt appears to have been born twice, not quite qualifying him as his own Irish twin

    Cary Else's is a year younger than Dylan McDermott? The later's image is decaying on a Betamax somewhere...

    1. I can't tell you how happy I am that people are reading the posts carefully. Thanks.


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