Martin Riggs: Hey, look friend, let’s just cut the shit. Now we both know why I was transferred. Everybody thinks I’m suicidal, in which case, I’m fucked and nobody wants to work with me; or they think I’m faking to draw a psycho pension, in which case, I’m fucked and nobody wants to work with me. Basically, I’m fucked. Read more
Thank you, Ken. You know, tonight as far as I’m concerned is a thank you night for so many people that have made it possible for me to be here tonight. You know, racing is kind of like a big, tall ladder. When you begin, you start off on the bottom step of that ladder, and it’s a long, hard climb to the top. But I feel like tonight I’m finally standing on the top step. It’s been tough, a lot of ups and downs, a lot of hard times, but there are five of us here tonight, and I congratulate each one of them, and thank you, Donnie, for doing the video for me. Read more
The following is a Transcript of the speech given by Darrell Waltrip at his NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction.
I’ve got to straighten something out before we can get to any of this other stuff. It wasn’t that I talked that much. Those other guys didn’t talk at all. So it just looked like I was talking a lot. I had to fill in the blanks. If there is something that needed to be explained, DW had to explain it. So it looked like that I talked a lot, but I honestly didn’t. I just want you to know that, for you new fans that have listened to all this stuff tonight. Read more
I ran across this article totally by accident. It’s fairly lengthy, but well worth the read. Below is just a small portion of the full article.
At Skywalker Ranch, in Marin County, Calif. He was sitting on a maroon sofa in the animation studios, wearing his standard billionaire-casual outfit — a flannel shirt with rolled-up sleeves, jeans and Nikes — while Padmé Amidala, the heroine of the “Star Wars” prequels, peeked down from two paintings arranged on either side of his head. Read more
Star Wars Darth Plagueis begins just after Darth Sidious killed his Master Darth Plagueis. Sidious experiences a moment where he feels a dramatic shift in the Force, which promises him that its dark side will use him as a tool just as he will use it as a tool for his own purposes. This moment in the Force is what promises Sidious that he will bring a great impact on the galaxy in the future. Read more
With moving to NASCAR full time this season Patrick will need to be fierce. Danica who is participating in her first Sprint Cup testing will have to balance her time between driving the No. 7 Chevy full time for JR Motorsports in the Nationwide Series and the 10 Cup races for Stewart-Haas Racing. Read more
The Enterprise investigating a distress signal, and finds a derelict spaceship from Earth’s late 20th century. The ship’s hull is damaged by meteors but Spock determines that its name is the S.S. Botany Bay, but there are no records. The ship appears to have left Earth in the 1990s, during the time of the Eugenics Wars. Read more
Lieutenant Dan: You must be my F.N.G.’s.
Bubba and Forrest Gump: Morning’, sir!
Lieutenant Dan: Ho! Get your hands down. Do not salute me. There are goddamned snipers all around this area who would love to grease an officer. I’m Lieutenant Dan Taylor. Welcome to Fourth Platoon. [Lieutenant Dan looks at Bubba] What’s wrong with your lips? Read more
Star Trek’s TOS second season began in September 1967 with “Amok Time”, which introduced actor Walter Koenig as Russian navigator Pavel Chekov, and granted viewers the first glimpse of Spock’s homeworld, Vulcan. The season also includes such notable episodes as “Mirror, Mirror”, which introduces the evil “mirror universe”; “Journey to Babel”, featuring the introduction of Spock’s parents Sarek and Amanda; and the light-hearted “The Trouble With Tribbles”, which would later be revisited in a 1973 episode of Star Trek: The Animated Series and a 1996 episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Read more
I found this on Yahoo news and being the Star Wars geek that I am found this story very intresting so I thought I would pass it on in case someone missed reading it.
Olympic fencer and movie sword master Bob Anderson appeared in some of film’s most famous dueling scenes — though few viewers knew it.
Anderson, who has died at age 89, donned Darth Vader’s black helmet and fought light saber battles in two of the three original “Star Wars” films, “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi.” Read more
With Week 17 in the books, we now know who will play who and when during NFL Wild Card Weekend:
Saturday, Jan. 7
AFC: No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals (9-7) at No. 3 Houston Texans (10-6), 4:30 p.m. ET (NBC)
NFC: No. 6 Detroit Lions (10-6) at No. 3 New Orleans Saints (13-3), 8 p.m. ET (NBC)
Sunday, Jan. 8
NFC: No. 5 Atlanta Falcons (10-6) at New York Giants (9-7), 1 p.m. ET (FOX)
AFC: No. 5 Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) at No. 4 Denver Broncos (8-8), 4:30 p.m. ET (CBS) Read more