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Re: Who's Your Favorite Alien?

From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:13:17 -0500
Archived: Fri, 21 Dec 2007 08:02:32 -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?


>http://www.jamesarness.com/biogphy.htm

>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
>emphasized.

>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:
>survive!

Seems to me the first Alien movie was also all about survival
when confronted by 'the alien', and this applies to both the
hungry alien as to the frightened human, since the human was,
presumably, alien to 'the alien'.



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