RIP Chuck

RIP Chuck

I awoke to sad news this morning that one of the biggest icons from my youth, Charlton Heston had passed away. If you’re a child of the 70’s you couldn’t escape Charlton Heston’s influence, he was Taylor, The Omega Man, Ben Hur. He was the reason this past Easter my wife and I channel surfed until we found the Ten Commandments.
I loved this guy, I even read his book “The Actor’s Life” which is a diary of his life up until the mid seventies. In it, he describes going to see “Deep Throat” and his distaste for it, it’s possibly the funniest thing I have ever read.
I’ll miss you Chuck and I’ll never forget that Soylent Green is People.

About The Author

AKA Brian Heiler author of "Rack Toys: Cheap, Crazed Playthings" and co-editor of "Toy-Ventures Magazine". Co-Host of the "Pod Stallions" podcast. Host of the Brick Mantooth Youtube channel, painter, designer, writer, mental health advocate, toy collector, Mego, and Mego Knock-Off enthusiast. I have large feet, ADHD and I live in Canada. Talk toys, not others.

1 Comment

  • JFStan on April 6, 2008

    I loved Chuck! This is sad news..

    ..but, I have to wonder.. Did anyone pry the gun from his cold, dead hands?

    Just kiddin’, I’m such a damn dirty ape. 🙂

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