"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!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

13 May 2015

Debby Ryan b. 1993 (Wizards of Waverly Place)
Candace Accola b. 1987 (The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, Deadgirl)
Robert Pattinson b. 1986 (Twilight Saga, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire)
Iwan Rheon b. 1985 (Game of Thrones, Misfits)
Samantha Morton b. 1977 (John Carter, Code 46, Minority Report)
Brian Smith b. 1977 (Big Bang Theory, The Wolfpack of Reseda)
Neil Hopkins b. 1977 (Lost, Witches of East End, Grimm, True Blood, Skyline, The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The 4400, The Net 2.0, The Cabinet of Dr, Caligari [2005], Charmed, Birds of Prey)
Christopher Ralph b. 1977 (Warehouse 13)
Brian Geraghty b. 1975 (True Blood)
Bridgett Riley b. 1973 (Space Truckers, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
Fana Mokoena b. 1971 (World War Z)
Imogen Boorman b. 1971 (Hellbound: Hellraiser II, Dreamchild, The Tripods)
Shon Greenblatt b. 1967 (Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare, Chopper Chicks in Zombietown)
Wanda Acuna b. 1966 (House of Frankenstein [1997 TV], Encino Man)
Stephen Colbert b. 1964 (Monsters vs. Aliens, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, The Venture Bros.)
Siobhan Fallon b. 1961 (Men in Black)
Anthony Ray Parker b. 1958 (Xena, The Matrix, Hercules: The Legendary Journeys)
Koji Suzuki b. 1957 (writer, The Ring)
Mark Heap b. 1957 (The World’s End, Misfits, Stardust, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Zlatko Buric b. 1953 (2012)
Joe Johnston b. 1950 (director, Captain America: The First Avenger, The Wolfman, Jurassic Park III, Jumanji, The Rocketeer, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids)
Zoe Wanamaker b. 1949 (Doctor Who, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone)
Franklyn Ajaye b. 1949 (The Bionic Woman)
Stephen R. Donaldson b. 1947 (author, Thomas Covenant series)
Tim Pigott-Smith b. 1946 (Alice in Wonderland [2010], V for Vendetta, Clash of the Titans, Doctor Who)
Marv Wolfman b. 1946 (author, Blade)
Sam Anderson b. 1945 (Grimm, Lost, The Chronicle, Angel, NetForce, The X-Files, From the Earth to the Moon, Millennium, The Puppet Masters, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Alien Nation, Star Trek: The Next Generation, The Charmings, Critters 2)
Senta Berger b. 1941 (When Women Had Tails)
Harvey Keitel b. 1939 (National Treasure, Little Nicky, From Dusk Till Dawn, Saturn 3, Dark Shadows)
Buck Taylor b. 1938 (Cowboys & Aliens, The Mist, Starman [TV], Timestalkers, My Favorite Martian)
Milton Johns b. 1938 (Knight School, The X Files, Stanley’s Dragon, Super Gran, The Empire Strikes Back, Doctor Who)
Zohra Lampert b. 1937 (The Exorcist III, Knight Rider, The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything, The Girl with Something Extra)
Beverly Owen b. 1937 (The Munsters)
Roger Zelazny b. 1937 died 6/14/1995 (won 1966 Hugo for … And Call Me Conrad and1968 Hugo for Lord of Light)
Bea Arthur b. 1922 died 25 April 2009 (Futurama, The Star Wars Holiday Special)

Notes from the birthday list.
1. The Picture Slot. In earlier years, The Picture slot went to Roger Zelazny and Robert Pattinson. This year it goes to Iwan Rheon as the dreadful Ramsay Snow, later Ramsay Bolton.

2. The Gals at the Door. The cutoff year between life and death on this list is 1937. Roger Zelazny is gone, but Beverly Owen and Zohra Lampert are still alive. As always when this quirk of the lists occurs, a special wish for many happy returns to both women.

3. One Canadian with one genre credit. Christopher Ralph's Canadian identity is impossible to spot just because he was on Warehouse 13.

Many happy returns to all the living on the list, notably Beverly Owen and Zohra Lampert, and to the dead, thanks for all the memories.

Predictor:Seven Days in May by Fletcher Knebel and Charles W. Bailey, published 1962

Prediction: In 1971, The United States goes to war in Iran.

Reality: Notice it reads "in Iran" and not "with Iran". In 1962, most people thought that if we would have a war, it would be with the Russkies. Of course, they did not invade Iran and if they had when the Shah was alive, we probably would have tried to drive them out.

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  1. For Roger Zelazny's birthday, the only Twilight Zone (1986) story based on one of his stories, with a screenplay by George R.R. Martin: The Last Defender of Camelot:
    (not the best quality picture but good enough)


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