I was in a "funk band", playing at the Snowbird, Utah ski resort in about 1972(?). We were all stunned and excited when Batman (Adam West) came in, sat down in the crowd, and stayed for a full set.
At break time, we went outside for some fresh air, and West came over to talk to us. Of course I was shocked speechless into being a gibbering idiot, but I still clearly remember how he said, in his quintessential Batman-voice: "I noticed that the sound of your horn section is particularly cohesive."
He really talked that way! What a cool, unique guy!
"Crom is strong! If I die, I have to go before him, and he will ask me, 'What is the riddle of steel?' If I don't know it, he will cast me out of Valhalla and laugh at me."
He will be missed.
Next week's episode of the Hollywood Babble-On podcast should be a heartfelt memorial.
"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you was?"
- Satchel Paige
|Tinker Sailor Soldier Pie|
Hmmm, how 'bout that. I thought it was June...
Acta Non Verba
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Family, Guns, Country
"My guns are always loaded."
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure.
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I've been watching a few minutes of him every night this week, dubbed, on one of the Spanish stations.
Sliced bread, the greatest thing since the 1911.
|Rumors of my death|
are greatly exaggerated
Another one from my youth passes. We're getting old gang. RIP Batman.
"Someday I hope to be half the man my bird-dog thinks I am."
|Little ray |
A fun show. RIP.
The fish is mute, expressionless. The fish doesn't think because the fish knows everything.
He also did a lot of television westerns, too. I always liked him.
Two things bring me to tears. The unconditional Love of God,the service of the United States Military,past,present,and future.
I would rather meet
a slick-sleeve private,
than a hollywood star!
There was only one real Batman, one Robin, and one Batmobile. The rest are just sci-fi copies. If you disagree, the only response is..
343 - Never Forget
Its better to be Pavlov's dog than Schrodinger's cat
There are three types of mistakes; Those you learn from, those you suffer from, and those you don't survive.
|Ethics, antics, |
Enjoyed the original Batman a great deal, even though I watched it in reruns as a kid in the late 70's. RIP and Godspeed Batman (Mr. West).
"I've got a life to live, people to love, and a God to serve!" - sigmonkey
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value." - Albert Einstein
"A man can never have too much red wine, too many books, or too much ammunition" ― Rudyard Kipling
Same Bat channel, same Bat time. RIP.
“There is love in me the likes of which you’ve never seen. There is rage in me the likes of which should never escape."
—Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Thank you for the childhood memories, Batman.
|A Grateful American|
"the meaning of life, is to give life meaning" ✡ I could explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.
|Shoots Flies |
at Fifty Yards!
I have all the shows episodes recorded on my Tablo. Will have to go watch a few of them again.
Actually, it was:
--1960's TV Nazi--
Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
-- H L Mencken
Always remember that others may hate you but those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself.
Richard M Nixon
It's nice to be important, it's more important to be nice.
Billy Joe Shaver
NRA Life Member
I grew up in the re-run period. Still loved watching them.
|I Wanna Missile|
I used to love the scenes where they climbed up buildings. As a kid I always was amazed they didn't fall off....
"I am a Soldier. I fight where I'm told and I win where I fight."
GEN George S. Patton, Jr.
RIP the Bat! He was the only Batman I knew. Recently I saw another series that was from 1943 that starred Lewis Wilson as Batman. Way different. I met Adam West a big car show back in the 70s.
"I Get It Now"
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