Tag Archives: Fast Times

Foreign DVD Covers

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If you previously visited “The Uncool”, you know how much I love the various international posters and DVD covers. Today we’ll take a peek at a collection of German DVD covers that I recently stumbled across and thought I’d share…

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Jan 26, 2008

Fast Times Honor Roll

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Cameron discusses the Fast Times pedigree of Oscar winners with the San Diego Union – Tribune (the latest member of the Oscar club is now Forest Whitaker).

Saluting The Honors Class at Ridgemont High

He had just landed his first part in a movie, and as Forest Whitaker headed back to his car after the audition, the film’s director glanced out a window to see the actor “skipping and sort of jumping up in the air” as he crossed the Universal Studios lot.

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Mar 24, 2007

Cameron Talks Fast Times Book

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Cameron recently about the out of print book with the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Fast Bucks

Grabbing a copy of “Fast Times at Ridgemont High” (the movie) on the Web is cheap enough — a couple of bucks, tops, for a used copy.

A copy of “Fast Times,” the book? Now that’s going to hurt. Anybody seeking a used volume at online auction sites is looking at $50 or so for a paperback, a cool $200 for the hardcover.

And we do mean anybody.

“I’ve had to buy it on eBay once or twice,” admits Cameron Crowe, who is only the guy who wrote the thing.

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Mar 24, 2007

Save A Scene: Fast Times – Spicoli, Highway to Hell & More

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Here’s a very funny (and rarely told) story about Cameron’s many attempts to save a scene from Fast Times from the June, 1990 issue of American Film. It involves Jeff Spicoli, Johnny Carson, Tom Snyder, David Letterman and more… Read the story…

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Dec 21, 2002

Fast Times Book Intro

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I’ve added Cameron’s introduction to his novel, Fast Times At Ridgemont High. Since it’s the 20th anniversary of the film, I’ll keep trying to convince him that it’s time to re-release the book (those Ebay prices are outrageous).

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Oct 2, 2002

Mike Finger’s The Blue and the Black