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Tuesday, February 22, 2021

night feverThat’s right, you too can step out like you’re all Tony Manero, because the dance floor from Saturday Night Fever is up for auction.

Actually, I’m of the opinion that you’re better off buying a dancepad and a copy of “Dance Dance Revolution”. But I can’t resist the opportunity to toss up the accompanying picture, even though I’ve seen the movie maybe once in my whole life.

Too bad Gene Siskel didn’t live to see this day. He once bought John Travolta’s white polyester suit for around $134,000, I’m sure he’d have ponied up for the floor that made it famous.

- Costa Tsiokos, Tue 02/22/2005 10:29:49 PM
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First, “The Simple Life: Interns” took stars Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie to work for a day at small charter service Southeast Airlines.

Southeast abruptly went out of business, before the Simple Life episode even aired.

Now, family feel-good movie Because of Winn-Dixie is doing mad box-office business, and the grocery chain was hoping to capitalize on the name recognition.

So what happens? Winn-Dixie, a $12-billion company, files for bankruptcy.

The message is clear for Florida-based businesses: Keep those Hollywood freaks at arm’s length! They’re bad for business.

- Costa Tsiokos, Tue 02/22/2005 10:44:49 AM
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