A great movie starring Kevin Bacon
, Garret Hedlund and more. The family man and senior vice-president of the insurance company Starship Capital Nick Hume lives a comfortable life with his wife Helen and his sons Brendan and Lucas. While driving back home with his son Brendan after a game of hockey, Nick stops his car in a gas station in a dangerous neighborhood and he witnesses his son being murdered by the punk Joe Darley in the convenience store. When the prosecutor tells the grieving Nick that Joe would get a maximum of three years in prison, Nick tells the judge in court that he has not recognized Joe as the killer of his son. In the night, Nick goes to Joe's place and stabs him to death. When Joe's brother Billy is informed about the death of Joe, he summons his gang in a war against Nick with tragic consequences.
"You just made a death sentence"
The original chosen name for the band Lynyrd Skynyrd. This name was used as a mocking tribute to a gym teacher at Robert E. Lee High School, Leonard Skinner, who was notorious for strictly enforcing the school's policy against boys having long hair. The more distinctive spelling was adopted before they released their first album.
Leonard Skinnerd man. For real.
A character on the hit TV drama Lost
. "Sawyer" for short, is the bad ass on the island, the tough guy. He makes many attempts to be the leader and have everyone look up to him. He took the name "Sawyer" from the man who killed his father. This character is played by Josh Holloway
James Sawyer(to Hurley): I've got enough food now to open a chain of mini-marts. Hey, you think Sayid needs a job?
The Andrea Gail was a fishing vessel that was constructed in Panama City, Florida in 1978. The ships original name was "Miss Penny". The ship was lost during the "Perfect Storm
" of 1991. Tragically, all six members of the crew were lost at sea, and presumed dead. The crew consisted of Captain Billy Tyne, Robert 'Bobby' Shatford, David 'Sully' Sullivan, Dale 'Murph' Murphy, Michael 'Bugsy' Moran, and Alfred Pierre.
Mayday! Mayday! This is the Andrea Gail! Mayday!..
The tragedy of the Andrea Gail will never be forgotten.
This is a great song by Bob Dylan. This song tells the tale of the killing of a 51 year old barmaid, Hattie Carroll. William Zantzinger, or Zanzinger as Dylan refers to him in his song, lived in Charles County, Maryland. He was a young wealthy tobacco farmer at the time. The main incident of the song took place in the early hours of February 9, 1963, at the white tie Spinsters' Ball at the Emerson Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. Using a toy cane, Zantzinger drunkenly assaulted at least three of the Emerson Hotel workers: a bellboy, a waitress, and — at about 1:30 in the morning of the 9th, Hattie Carroll, a barmaid. In addition to her work at the hotel, Hattie Carroll, at 51, was the mother of eleven children and president of a black social club. Already drunk before he had reached the Emerson Hotel that night, William Zantzinger, 24 years old and 6'2", had already assaulted employees at Eager House, a prestigious Baltimore restaurant, with the same cane. This cane was a 25 cent toy. After ordering a bourbon that Carroll didn't bring immediately, Zantzinger cursed at her, called her a "nigger", then "you black son of a bitch," and struck her on the shoulder and across the head with the cane. Soon after the blow, Carroll told co-workers, "I feel deathly ill, that man has upset me so." She collapsed and was hospitalized. Hattie Carroll died eight hours after the assault. Her autopsy showed hardened arteries, an enlarged heart, and high blood pressure, and gave brain hemorrhage...more...
The main character played by Kevin Bacon
in the movie Death Sentence
. Humes' oldest son was murdered in a convenience store. He killed the man who killed his son, and in return, was targeted by the gang who had killed his son. Him, his wife and younger son were all shot. He survived, and his younger son went into a coma. Thinking he no longer had a purpose to live, Hume went on a rampage to kill the gang who ruined his life. He succeeded in doing so, but he died during the gun battle with the gang leader. Seconds before he bled to death, he was informed that his son was going to wake up from the coma.
"The fucker is alive Billy! The fucker never died!
Billy; So what?..
Nicholas Hume: So this mother fucker.."