Wednesday, April 30, 2014

R.I.P. Bob Hoskins

Paul McCartney Bottle Topper

Produced at the outbreak of Beatlemania, this decorative wine bottle cork was made by an Italian company, if I remember correctly.  All four Beatles were produced but their appearance leans in the generic direction, as some Fab Four merchandise tended to.  The McCartney one looks like him but is marked on the back with John's name.  Various manufacturers figured they all looked and sounded the same, so why distinguish.

Remember Brandon Lee . . . .

Killed 25 years ago when he was struck by a bullet loaded into a prop gun, Brandon Lee never lived to see the success he would achieve af...