Dan Persons: Mighty Movie's Temple of Bad: Mars Needs Women
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Oh, the sixties, was there a way in which you weren't one of our most fraked-up decades? War, assassinations, riots in the streets, My Mother the Car on TV -- never was there a time when it more seemed that society was shredding at the seams. Fortunately, director Larry Buchanan, the mastermind behind such cinematic spectacles as Zontar: The Thing from Venus and Attack of the The Eye Creatures (Wiki it), was willing to tackle the tumult head-on, countering the rise of women as a political force with a clutch of Martians, including Disney escapee Tommy Kirk, who are seeking out a small sampling of the fairer sex -- a grouping that includes soon-to-be-Batgirl Yvonne Craig -- purely for their function as prime breedin' stock.
Yes, it's the science fiction classic Mars Needs Women, and new novitiate Steve Biodrowski joins seasoned celebrants Andrea Lipinski, Kevin Lauderdale, and I in the Temple of Bad as we explore how leering double entendres, broken tape recorders, and many
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