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Celebrity Spotlight: Martin the Geico Gecko

Often, good comes from controversy.  This is particularly true of the Screen Actors Guild strike in 1999 which bore the endearing character we know today as Martin, the Geico Insurance mascot, or the Geico Gecko.  Martin is a Gold dust … Continue reading

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The Undiscovered Country

Klingon Chancellor Gorkon lifts his glass of Romulan ale in the air, looks across the table at carefully placed Star Fleet and Romulan dignitaries and toasts, “To the undiscovered country!”  After a short pause and bewildered looks, he exclaims, “To … Continue reading

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Celebrity Spotlight: Godzilla

In a career that spans six decades, no Hollywood star comes close to the pop culture craze that is Godzilla.  Starring in three dozen movies, no other actor must endure the ever fickle whims of producers and directors alike, because, … Continue reading

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Big Men of Hollywood

Contrary to popular belief, there aren’t a lot of big men in the entertainment business.  Most look larger than they are due to a little camera magic using different angles, shorter supporting actors and actresses, and physical accoutrements such as … Continue reading

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