A fine batch of rotary phones, phone booths, switchboards & sexy "modern" models from the 80's. On a related note, you can hear my silky voice on Magic Monster X internet radio tonight @ 11pm, when I do a little call in chit chat for their 24 fundraiser drive. Unfortunately I will not be on any of the deluxe vintage model phones depicted here...
I did another round of these back in 2008, check them out here.
Hilarity ensues. The best line is a throwaway, when the movers are idly driving around Boise with all of the earthly Pear’s belongings, and Pryor’s Arlo drives up beside them in his ruined Saab dressed like Rambo and tells them to pull over. “Hey, it’s that Arlo Pear man,” says the driver. “What? Ah man, forget about him,” says the other with complete disregard. This makes no sense on so many levels it will never get old.
The movie is made all the better because it’s so unheralded. The many people I’ve talked to who know it (at least half a dozen) either like it as much as me (which is compulsively), or at least like it very much (in which case I tell them to watch it again). Come on, there’s some real irony to the notoriously foul-mouthed Pryor having a “swear jar” for his family to pay into, a quarter for every slip. And you’d have no indication from watching movie the fiction-like qualities of Pryor’s real life.
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