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The Illusionist

Lasusa Links, Dan Grobstein File

As a Firesign Theater fan, I love this item, which probably just indicates that really talented movie producers and directors with excellent taste are Firesign fans who hire Proctor for character parts:

Remarkably, Phil Proctor comes in at #9 on the "All Time Top 100 Stars at the Box Office", right after Bruce Willis and before - John Ratzenberger? $2.6 billion in grosses for Phil's 24 films! An average of over $100 million per film! And he's #5 on stars with the most $100 million+ grossing films: (Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is only #23)

Tom Lasusa and his friends, cruising the net so you don't have to: Why drink soda and eat fried food when you can cut out the middle man?Two Yahoos stumble upon the beach set of "Lost." There's no Guards -- so no problem… Lucky Russians!Deadbeat Superhero Dads… holy crap! Jesus Was Jewish!?!?! Where've I been?… Computer Programmer or Serial Killer?The Bear Guys  Are they or aren't they? Hell, I wouldn't ask them… stay with me...listen to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in G minor, 1st movement, 1st theme. performed by guy on rollerblades. just go watch…. And I thought the night sky view at our annual campsite was impressive… Amazing video -- Hippo tries to save an antelope from a crocRetro Atari keychains that contain actual gamesMcDonald's wins five-year legal battle against tiny Malaysian eatery called "McCurry." Persuades judge that passers-by might confuse spicy fish-head curries and tandoori chicken with Big Macs… Geeky Tshirts for your little onesThe Worst Analogies Ever Written in a High School Essay …Man, I hope there is more intelligent life out there than the sorry bunch we have here

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