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The Kingdom of the Phony Skull

By gabe | Gabe's Declaration of Principles July 9, 2008 at 3:21AM

The Kingdom of the Phony Skull
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Not only is Indiana Jones and the Curse of the Crystal Skull the WORST film of this admittedly young millennium--worse even than the Happening--now it turns out that the mystical crystal skulls upon which portions of the script are based are fakes! I'm shocked...shocked!


Oh.Yeah, I do a Doors show, you'd be really impressed, in fact, it goes a little like this...

Art of deception: Crystal skulls in British, US museums were fakes

PARIS (AFP) - How about this for the next installment of the Indy franchise: "Indiana Jones and the Dodgy Antiques Dealer"?

Less than three months after the Quai Branly Museum in Paris discovered that a crystal skull once proclaimed as a mystical Aztec masterpiece was a fake, it is now the turn of the British Museum and the Smithsonian Institution to find they were victims of skull-duggery.

Scientists from those two prestigious institutions on Wednesday said their crystal skulls were cut, honed and polished by tools of the industrial age, not by Mesoamerican craftsmen of yore.

So...never mind that George Lucas is systematically dismantling his legacy one brick at a time, and in the process, ruining so many of my fond childhood movie-going memories...


Lego my Ego!

...the real question remains, who are the geniuses at these museums who mistake stray movie props for mystical Aztec masterpieces? Did none of them see Mystery Men?


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