All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘E.T.’

The Atari E.T. Game Land Fill Legend

The year is 1983. The Alamogordo Daily News reported in September that between 10-20 (actually 14) semi-trucks coming from a storehouse in El Paso, Texas, traveled 90 miles to a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. At night, they would unload, cover deep within the earth, and seal with concrete, Atari boxes, cartridges, consoles, and the shame brought with their creation. …

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‘2007 Ugliest Dog’ Elwood Dies at 8

The ‘2007 Ugliest Dog’ title winner, named Elwood, died on Thursday. The Chinese crested and Chihuahua mix had suffered from some health issues in recent months, but owner Karen Quigley believed he’d been doing well. Quigley rescued the little hairless dog, who was affectionately called E.T. or Yoda, back in 2005. His breeder had planned to euthanize him. Elwood had …

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Steven Spielberg Is Pretty Amazing

Steven Spielberg. The name will inevitably bring to mind many movies the man has been involved with over his long career. Recently, Spielberg received the 2012 David O. Selznick Achievement Award from the Producers Guild of America. To commemorate the occasion, Todd Sandler created a tribute video that celebrates all the films that Spielberg either produced or directed. The usual …

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