Category Archives: Towering Inferno

Irwin Allen Mentions: How to Survive Show, Damp Dangers and More

I’m always amazed by how often Irwin Allen’s name, shows and movie references pop up all over the place. Here are a couple of new ones I came across this week: Damp Dangers! Remembering DESTINATION INNER SPACE and LEVIATHAN Blum House Productions reviewed two movies on their blog and left this reference. “What really sinks this ship is that monster…. Read more »

Broadway Review: Disaster-Movie Spoof ‘Disaster!’

Disaster is a musical parody of 70’s disaster films, primarily Poseidon Adventure and Earthquake. Does the play live up to its name? Read the review from Yahoo: Calling all disco queens. Get out your best polyester frock and fluff up your fro — it’s party time on the Barracuda, the casino riverboat bound for destruction in “Disaster!,” a ridiculously if… Read more »

Irwin Allen Moment: OJ Simpson and Marcia Clark

Marcia Clark

I am constantly amazed by the number of Irwin Allen references I find in the strangest places. Today’s mention comes from the book “Without a Doubt” by Marcia Clark. I picked it up at the used bookstore because I’ve been watching the new series The People vs OJ Simpson. This quote is from the book: “I watched helplessly as the… Read more »

Irwin in Pop Culture: Mortal Remains in Maggody

This week’s Irwin in Pop Culture reference is in the book Mortal Remains in Maggody. The book is part of a mystery series written in the 90’s by Joan Hess. In this particular volume, a movie company comes to the small town of Maggody, Arkansas just as a fire bug starts burning down every abandoned building outside of town. What… Read more »