If you’re new around here, you may not know that I’m a freak for anything Irwin Allen. He’s the guy who created Lost in Space and Land of the Giants and he’s the evil genius behind Poseidon Adventure and Towering Inferno and a little known movie of the week called Time Travelers. (There’s no official release but you can find it on the end of the Time Tunnel series box set.) Related Images:Read More →

Ever since I was a little girl, I’ve been fascinated with Universal Studios, Hollywood! Many of my favorite shows were filmed there including Alias Smith and Jones and Battlestar Galactica. The Hardy Boys even filmed a whole episode where the boys were chased around the backlot by an evil phantom. When I was a teenager, I got to go to Universal for the first time and it was as magical as I knew it would be. Many years later, I moved from there to here, bought a Universal Studios pass then visited several times a month, mostly to ride the tram around and around. I started collecting Universal Studios memorabilia around that time. My collection isn’t huge but I still add to it now and then, when I find something cool.  And I found several cool things recently, so here we go. The mug you see above was a carefully maneuvered Christmas gift. I found it on eBay and offhandedly told my husband how much I loved it. What’s unusual about the mug is the coloring. It’s a light brown with baby blue and baby pink highlights. It’s also textured. Very cool. The mug looks like it’s from the seventiesRead More →