Neil Armstrong is a mythic figure to those of us who consider ourselves space nerds, and while you’d think that the world would remember and honor the passing of the First Man to Walk on the Moon the truth has been far more apathetic and ultimately funnier. I first saw people posting about Armstrong’s passing early this morning on Facebook. “Oh no!!” I thought, “This is terrible!! What a lifetime!! We’re probably going to have some amazingly massive ceremony to honor…. wait a minute, the 3rd comment down says that he died LAST year.” — and so it went all day, to the point that news outlets found it necessary to provide assurance to us all that yes, Hero American Astronaut Neil Armstrong really was actually and in truth, still dead. After my own embarrassment at not recalling the passing of this legend I realized that we had very nearly celebrated the 1st year of Neil Armstrong being dead, and that we might ought to use whatever means necessary to drum it into our heads that this man really DID take a giant leap for mankind back in the late 1960s. And so, since zombies are all the rage, let it be Zombie Neil Armstrong that the kids laughingly salute every August, along with Elvis Presley. You know, two really famous guys associated with space travel.
(Please Tweet this if you get a chance) Last night I went to see the new hit comedy horror film “Zombieland” with a bunch of my friends who were on the crew and I must confess right up front that I’m extremely jealous that I didn’t work on this show; what it lacks in plot it makes up for with style, and it’s certainly going to look great on their resumes. I am, however, disappointed about one thing this film left out:
Katrina Rice didn’t get a screen credit.
Now, those of you outside the film industry need to realize that this is something Continue reading Zombieland Ate Katrina Rice