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Looks like somebody wasn’t paying attention too closely during the ’80s after Sarah Michelle Gellar made an embarrassing mistake on Twitter following the death of George Michael by confusing him with a different musical hitmaker from the that era. Following news that Michael singer had passed away at age 53, the former “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” […] »
- Brent Furdyk
Michael Singer had ignored the small lump under his left nipple for months, when he finally decided on a whim to mention it to his doctor during an exam in December 2010.
After a surgical biopsy, Singer returned to the clinic five days later to get his stitches removed and was floored when the doctor said, “Mike, I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but you have stage 2 breast cancer.”
“I thought, ‘No way — men don’t get breast cancer,'” recalls Singer, a retired federal government facilities manager from New York City, now 56. “What in the world is he talking about? »
Gorilla suits in Batman & Robin were made from old Santa wigs. And that cape swoosh? It was some old tarp...
It’s less of a thing now, but in the 1980s and 1990s, major blockbusters were sometimes accompanied by a making-of book. Sure, these tended to be quite glossy and promotional, but they also had to fill 100-200 pages with something. And in the case of Batman & Robin, one of 1997’s two notorious blockbuster flops (Speed 2 being the other), Michael Singer penned a 128 page guide to what was supposed to be the biggest film of the year.
It’s interesting, too, digging in far more detail than you might expect into the technical details. Here are 25 of the things that we found out from reading it…
1. Bob Kane was involved with the script
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