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"Plan 9" Cemetery To Be Plaqued Monday

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Above, Bela Lugosi in Plan Nine From Outer Space.  by Armand Vaquer But, on Monday (which is Memorial Day), Platrix Chapter No. 2, E Clampus Vitus will be erecting a plaque at the Pioneer Memorial Cemetery in Sylmar, California. A number of notable pioneers in Los Angeles history are buried there. It is said that some 600 people are buried at the cemetery, but there's only a few headstones there. The cemetery was abandoned for a number of years and the tombstones fell victim to neglect and vandalism. In recent years, the cemetery has been under care by historical groups. The cemetery is noted for a particular movie production: Ed Wood's Plan Nine From Outer Space (1959). The movie was shot around 1956-57, but not released until 1959. According to IMBD trivia on the movie : The cemetery used for filming is the Pioneer Memorial Cemetery in Sylmar, CA. It still stands, although many of the grave stones were stolen or vandalized.  Bela Lugosi appears in footage

A Millenial Reviews: ‘Star Trek’ Is a Blatant, Boring Rip-Off of ‘Star Wars’

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This is so funny. A must read! Set phasers to problematic. If you follow me on social media then you know how I feel about science (I Fucking Love It). I’ve seen Blackfish six times, twice in 3-D. I regularly share studies about how “they” “discovered” that my liver-crushing alcohol addiction and frequent masturbation habit actually means I’m a genius. I start every sentence of every argument with the phrase “they did a study that proves…” without reading any of the actual study I’m citing. Hell I don’t even read the article most of the time. The real scientific truth is all in the headlines these days. Digital media companies know that you’re busy Uber-ing and Blue Apron-ing your Prince-grieving twenty-something ass all over the place 24 hours a day and you don’t have time to read the boring data involved in these things, so they stuff all the truth in the headline so you can Go-Gurt that knowledge right into your head while razor scootering across the Williamsburg Bridge like a

View Obscura - Great Comic Book Bargains On Ebay

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Enough About Me Let's Talk About You ... How Unique And Interesting You Are.

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Written By Ken Hulsey I know, I always want to talk about me, after all I'm something unique and very interesting, but today I want to talk about you. Yes, honestly I want today to be about someone who is very special, very wonderful, someone beautiful. Yes, I'm talking about you. I know, you don't see yourself the way I see you. Generally you're unhappy, there's just something missing. You are looking for love, but somehow it always seems to be just out of reach. You have done some really bad things in your life, maybe some terrible things? Your job, well it's unsatisfying, you feel like you deserve better. Your searching for something, maybe you don't even know what, but there's something ... something or some things you need? Darkness may be everywhere, but there's a light that burns inside you ... you can feel it can't you? You put on a brave face everyday. You can't let anyone else see the inside, see the real you. People would

It's National Teacher Day ... So...

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National Teacher Day is on Tuesday during Teacher Appreciation Week, which takes place in the first full week of May. In many countries, Teachers' Day is a special day for the appreciation of teachers, and may include celebrations to honor them for their special contributions in a particular field area, or the community in general. The date on which Teachers' Day is celebrated varies from country to country. Teachers' days in different countries are distinct from World Teachers' Day, which is celebrated on 5 October. The idea of celebrating Teachers' Day took root in many countries during the 20th century; in most cases, they celebrate a local educator or an important milestone in education (for example, Argentina has commemorated Domingo Faustino Sarmiento's death on 11 September since 1915, while India has celebrated the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (5 September) since 1962). This is the primary reason why countries celebrate this day on diff