The Princess Bride

A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).”

The Princess Bride is a movie that is every bit a delight for children as it is for the rest of the family. A childhood favorite of mine for over 20 years now, I’ve seen Princess Bride so many times that I’ve long lost count. But every time I watch it, it’s better than the last. The characters are memorable. The dialog is perfectly written.

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Bubble Bobble (NES)

Back in the 1986, long before Xbox Live, dark and smokey arcades dominated the gaming world. If you wanted to play games with friends, you were often standing next to them, sharing the same screen. Sure video game consoles provided some options in the matter, but the Atari was effectively dead for several years and the NES had just made its impact in US homes. And neither could truly compare to the feeling of standing there in the arcade, huddled around the bright, clattering and pinging and beeping game cabinets. That joy of achieving a high score and entering your initials into the Top 10.

And it was in 1986 that Taito released the now-classic Bubble Bobble upon the gaming world.

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CLUE (1985)

Flashback Movie Reviews (title subject to change) is where we at Pulp Busters will rewind the great VHS of time a bit as we reminisce about some of our favorite movies that may have since been lost or forgotten.

This week we’re going back to 1985–a strange, archaic time when coked-out business men enjoyed discussions about Huey Lewis and the News and could kill a small child with their massive “cellular phones”. A time where the only way you could watch a movie was at the theater, on TV as the Movie of the Week, or on a $100 video cassette. And it was on December 13, 1985 that the now-cult comedy classic Clue: The Movie hit the big screen.

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Where’s the Art, Lebowski?

This past Saturday, the Pulp Busters team attended the Where’s The Art Lebowski? art show at the Ratt A Tatt Tatt tattoo shop in Fullerton, CA. When I first heard about the show, my love for all things Big Lebowski kicked in and I couldn’t wait to go. Though when I heard it was going to be held at a tattoo shop, I wasn’t sure what to expect. But I’m glad I went, because it was very “Dude”.

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