Don't Call Me Crazy on the Fourth of July
May 27, 2005 9:31 AM   Subscribe

Why can't Robert Lansberry get mail?
posted by Lusy P Hur (7 comments total)
Thanks for the link! This is an interesting story. I would have sent Mr. Lansberry a postcard if he was still alive.
posted by Alison at 10:33 AM on May 27, 2005

posted by wheelieman at 10:43 AM on May 27, 2005

Interesting follow-up to this comment from a thread a few days ago. Thanks.
posted by basicchannel at 10:59 AM on May 27, 2005

The film tried to address some aspects of mind control as plausible, until Lansbury mentioned the transmitter in his tooth. At that point the video just flashed up a bunch of X-rays and then went on. It seemed like the filmmaker wanted the audience to come away with the feeling that there was a transmitter without backing it up with evidence. (Evidence that I'm assuming didn't exist at all).

Nice use of mind control by the filmmaker.
posted by DigDugDag at 11:52 AM on May 27, 2005

Yea, it vacillated between ham-fisted and almost not ham-fisted in the ol' tin foil dept. The Buñuel thing was cool though.
posted by basicchannel at 4:38 PM on May 27, 2005

Yeah, the guy's crazy, but this is still pretty interesting. Thanks.
posted by interrobang at 4:54 PM on May 27, 2005

I thought the Unabomber-Murray connection was rather fascinating.
posted by afrooz at 10:38 PM on May 27, 2005

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