Melissa Mathison, “E.T.” Screenwriter, Dead At 65

Melissa Mathison, most famous for writing the screenplay for one of the most iconic movies ever made, E.T., died on Wednesday from neuroendocrine cancer. Melissa Mathison was only 65, but the footprint she left in Hollywood was beyond her years.…

Melissa Mathison, “E.T.” Screenwriter, Dies at 65

Melissa Mathison, best known for writing the screenplay E.T. the Extra Terrestrial, died on Wednesday at the age of 65. Mathison was the ex-wife of actor Harrison Ford. Melinda Mathison Johnson confirmed her sister’s passing of neuroendocrine cancer. 'E.T.' screenwriter…

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,…

‘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…

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…