Driving through Georgia on the way to Florida before we stopped for the night, I heard the prediction that the world would end tomorrow. Dad finally realized I wasn't sleeping and turned it off. He said it wasn't true, but I laid awake most of the night and worried all the next day. That cured me of worrying about predictions.
C'est arrivé près de chez vous (1992) - Man Bites Dog- In this dark satire, a film crew follows a ruthless thief and heartless killer as he goes about his daily routines. But complications set in when the film crew loses their abjectness and begin lending a hand. / Directors: Rémy Belvaux, André Bonzel. / Writers:Rémy Belvaux (story), Rémy Belvaux (screenplay), and others. / Stars: Benoît Poelvoorde, Jacqueline Poelvoorde-Pappaert and Nelly Pappaert. / IMDb Ratings: 7.6/10.
Dad worked for Topper Toys in the old Singer Factory in Elizabeth. I loved this old building and learned to drive on Saturdays ( while Dad was catching up on paperwork and not many people were around) on the roads behind it that bordered the bay. The railroad tracks came right up behind the building.
Lord Warden of the Empire - Winston Churchill the air raid warden stands guard at the cliffs of Dover, one foot on a cannon with Spitfires overhead. Great poltical cartoon by E H Shepard from 1941, Punch magazine.