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Re: Who's Your Favorite Alien?

From: Carol Buckallew <clbuckallew.nul>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2007 12:04:30 -0600
Archived: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 07:26:55 -0500
Subject: Re: Who's Your Favorite Alien?

>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2007 15:30:05 EST
>Subject: Who's Your Favorite Alien?


>I was feeling nostalgic for the good TV shows and remembered
>Gunsmoke starring James Arness. I remembered years of watching
>that show with my Dad and Granddad and the lessons the program

>The longest running dramatic series in TV history too!

>Then I remembered not only did actor James Arness play the most
>famous lawman in TV history, but he also played the coolest and
>scariest alien in movie history for my money, namely the Thing
>from Howard Hawkes classic The Thing From Another World. Gotta
>be the best alien movie ever. Sure, I'm about to get lambasted
>with Klaatu's and Spocks - Spock rules by the way - but The
>Thing was a no-nonsense alien with one agenda: survive!

>No pretense, no benevolent messages and nebulous agendas, just:

>Not only was The Thing a great movie all around and co-starred
>an endless stream of talent, Mr. Arness also starred in another
>sci-fi great Them!, about the giant ants. Seems like whatever
>he touched turned to gold and became classics. That's what it's
>all about, what you make lives on.

>So we've had our share of aliens on TV and film and Arness'
>Thing is mine, who's yours and why?


James Arness is still alive at over 100 years young, unless I
missed his demise in the last couple years. I watched him
celebrate his birth day on TV not to long ago.


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