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  • Defocused cover art
    Defocused September 19, 2018 E.T. the Extra Terrestrial
    209 E.T., Self Own

    Home is where the heart glows.

  • The Incomparable Mothership cover art
    The Incomparable Mothership January 14, 2017 “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial”
    335 Perfect Kid Logic

    Grab your flowerpot and engage the rainbow drive! It’s time to discuss Steven Spielberg’s “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,” the film that eclipsed “Star Wars” as the biggest grossing film of all time. What makes the film a perfect time capsule of being a kid in 1982? Does it hold up to modern eyes? Is it science fiction, fantasy, magical realism, or something else? Where did all those frogs come from? Hey, he’s an alien, we don’t know what he’s capable of.