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Filmusik Gamera vs Guiron on DVD

Filmusik Gamera vs Guiron on DVD – Crazy Big Fun Japanese Space Monster flick with new music/voiceovers – buy online!

from the crazy talented folks at

See my earlier post about the Live Gamera vs. Guiron Filmusik performance at the Hollywood theater.


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Hubigs Pies New Orleans

We are excited to provide our customers across the country with the sweet taste of a Hubig’s Pie. Please refer to the online store for a full choice of flavors.

Hubig's Pie Order

Hubig's Pie Order

In anticipation of an upcoming trip to New Oreleans for Mardi Gras, of all things. I usually go during non-severe tourist season but the opportunity beat on my door with a sledgehammer.

Hubig’s pies are made in the Bywater – you can smell the factory blocks away. Available at most local stores. Usually by the time I get rolling they’re out of everything but Apple.

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Free Pinball at Ground Kontrol

Went to the New Year’s Free Play with PhilG, Xian and EvilLisa this year. Not too crowded, broke a few machines, and got vertigo from racing across Mars in a purple Jeep!

5:00PM – FREE PLAY Party!

Time for our monthly free-play party! On Last Wednesday each month, Ground Kontrol helps you stretch your gaming dollar by setting all of our video games and pinball tables to FREE play!

Beat your personal best scores, shatter a world record, or just try something new!

21+, $5 cover for FREE GAMES ALL NITE!
Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade
511 NW Couch St.
Portland, OR 97209
phone: (503)796-9364
Doors open at 5PM, DJs start at 9PM

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50 things you didn’t know about Michelle Obama – Telegraph

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50 things you didn’t know about Michelle Obama

Here is a list of 50 things you (probably) did not know about America’s new First Lady, Michelle Obama.

By Nick Greene in Washington and Melissa Whitworth in New York

Last Updated: 6:47PM GMT 22 Jan 2009

50 things you didn’t know about Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama declined Barack’s first invitations to go on a date Photo: REUTERS

1. Her nickname is “Miche” (pronounced “Meesh”).

2. Her husband calls her “My Rock”.

3. Her father worked the swing shift in the boiler room at Chicago’s water purification plant.

4. She grew up with her older brother, Craig, and parents in a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. She shared the living room with her brother, which was separated by a room divider.

via 50 things you didn’t know about Michelle Obama – Telegraph.

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Portland Pinball Map is here for you, proud pinball players of Portland, Oregon.

Previously, we (and maybe also you) were using a google map to keep track of all the machines in town. This google map was good to us; it had a lot of info, and a lot of people viewed it and contributed to it. For a time we thought it was all we’d ever need. But as is typical of users, we began to grow older, and as we did we were curious to discover that our yearnings in life had become more complex and demanding. In matters of pinball maps, these yearnings can be summarized as such: More searching, less aimless browsing. So with this in our hearts, and with a couple of cats by our sides, we caught ourselves up to where we are today – right here.

via Portland Pinball Map.

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