AH Cultural Descriptions

Massachusetts' first president, Max Robespierre, used this quote to mock french politics happening at the time.

The Revanchist
A French magazine detailing how the French Army should improve after its disastrous performance in the Franco-German War.

The Last Great American Dynasty
 
The Revanchist
A 1985 fantasy film starring "Big" Bob Morrison (May 26, 1907 - August 8, 1990), former USC and New York Giants offensive tackle turned actor. Morrison's final film and a rare foray into the fantasy genre for Morrison, who typically played mobsters and similar heavies. Morrison's surprisingly poignant portrayal of Lord Zokh, an aging warlord engaged in a futile attempt to regain his kingdom's lost territories, gained him his only Academy Award nomination.

Lady Lethal Legs and the Human Apocalypse Fail to Buy a Hammer
 
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The Revanchist
A 1985 fantasy film starring "Big" Bob Morrison (May 26, 1907 - August 8, 1990), former USC and New York Giants offensive tackle turned actor ....
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I had a similar idea about 'The Revanchist' being a 1980's movie, but by the time I got home from work and ready to write, @sampleswift had already posted his response.

I guess the Eighties were just the time for movies with names like that.

Ps, here's what I got so far:

The Revanchist is a 1981 post-apocalyptic road movie from Nigeria. One of the class of 1980/81 movies that brought 'Nollywood' into the international spotlight and the movie that started the Africa-centered sci-fi genre commonly known as Afrocalypse, it follows the road warrior Makusu on his quest for revenge for an unspecified killing. Although grammatically correct the movie should have been called the avenger, it was renamed halfway the filming as word got out that a rival Nigerian movie studio was already working on a superhero flick called 'the avengers' where the heros were reincarnations of the ancient Yoruba gods.

The movie was an international success and was remade the next year in Hollywood for American audiences under the title 'Mad Max'
 
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A book about the Vasoucci dynasties of Fiorentina founded by Amerigo Vespucci, specifically the la Tiens of New Venice (ATL southern Florida).

The Monoceros' Horn; or A Flag of White, Black, and Red
The modernization of the Ethiopian Army, based off the Imperial German model. This happened during the 1890s; the Imperial German battle flag was White, Black, and Red. The Ethiopian Army was sometimes called "The Monoceros' Horn".

Furious Frederick
 
The modernization of the Ethiopian Army, based off the Imperial German model. This happened during the 1890s; the Imperial German battle flag was White, Black, and Red. The Ethiopian Army was sometimes called "The Monoceros' Horn".

Furious Frederick
A crude action-packed, sex-filled revenge flick based on the life of Frederick Douglass, the American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. Critically panned at the time of release but later on becoming a cult classic especially for its cheesy gross one-liners

"Furious Freddy gonna emancipate you from your drawers"

Phởnetics
 
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Massachusetts' first president, Max Robespierre, used this quote to mock french politics happening at the time.

The Revanchist
Joseph Stalin's (look, I know that he has a Georgian name, but the writer himself picked this pseudonym to make things easier for the readers and the press) novel about the dynamics of power and dictatorships.

Basically it's a hard-biting satire of authoritarian militarism and hard right pseudo-Darwinist ideologies, it follows the power plays and internal conflicts of the leadership of a fictional German super-state as it finds itself confronted with a global war going from bad to worse and a deteriorating home front.

Sure, the background is left sort of vague, the hypothetical super-Germany lost a previous global war and is now aiming for revenge under the leadership of a jumped up corporal turned dictator, that's about it. But the point of reading this is the portrayal of the conflicts and absurd plots that mr Hitler and his circle engage in even as the nation falls apart around them, with a dark, equally horrifying and comical plot. Assassination by strategically shaved wild alcoholic boar, anyone?


From there to here - the Celtic Kiwi fruit story
 
Joseph Stalin's (look, I know that he has a Georgian name, but the writer himself picked this pseudonym to make things easier for the readers and the press) novel about the dynamics of power and dictatorships.

Basically it's a hard-biting satire of authoritarian militarism and hard right pseudo-Darwinist ideologies, it follows the power plays and internal conflicts of the leadership of a fictional German super-state as it finds itself confronted with a global war going from bad to worse and a deteriorating home front.

Sure, the background is left sort of vague, the hypothetical super-Germany lost a previous global war and is now aiming for revenge under the leadership of a jumped up corporal turned dictator, that's about it. But the point of reading this is the portrayal of the conflicts and absurd plots that mr Hitler and his circle engage in even as the nation falls apart around them, with a dark, equally horrifying and comical plot. Assassination by strategically shaved wild alcoholicAgain?boar, anyone?


From there to here - the Celtic Kiwi fruit story
Again?
 
A historical fantasy series about a lost colony of Phoenicians that settled in England and their clash with the native britons.

Van Helsing on a Hatzegopteryx
One of the characters of the film Scourge of Worlds, where a variety of worlds are under attack from the titular character. Various characters, such as Santa Claus, the aforementioned Van Helsing, dinosaurs from Dino World, and Frankenstein's creation (Adam) were trying to fight off Scourge...
At one point, Van Helsing rode a Hatzgopteryx, hence the description. This was the name of the scene where he does exactly that.

The Red Wingdings
 
The Red Wingdings
1) Inofficial name for the insignia of the air force of the Socialist Commonwealth of Oklahoma during the Second American Civil War. Originally a red outline of the state of Oklahoma with a white star in the middle, it was universally mocked by Oklahomans and enemies alike as 'neither a star nor a roundell nor anything else that would make sense' or 'the red dun-know' before finally settling on 'the red wing-dings' because it was prominently displayed on both upper- and undersides of the left and right wings of the SCO's aircraft while the SCO air force never could agree whether to paint it on the aft fuselage, on the tailplane, on both or just on the wings. To make things even more complicated, as the civil war slowly turned in favor of Oklahoma, and the commonwealth started aquiring Kansas City, South Kansas, the Texas Panhandle and parts of Missouri and Mississippi, the outline of the 'state' on the CSO Air Force logo changed as well and for a while, a new form of the Red Wingdings was adopted sometimes every other week. Until 1939, it was not uncommon to see one flight of CSOAF aircraft each with a different version of the Red Wingdings on their wings. Eventually in 1939 the Commonwealth adopted a new insignia consisting out of a white star over a red Oklahoma state symbol - a Native American feathered shield with two crossed calumets and finally settled on displaying the insignia on the tailplane and the identification numbers on the space between the tail and cockpit. However by that time the term 'Red Wingdings' had stuck.


2) Nickname for the 332 Fighter Group USAF, the former 332 Fighter Group SCO-AF, the famous all-black Tulsa Volunteers or Tulsa Airmen. Although upon the SCO joining the United Commonwealth of American States, later to become the New United States of America- AKA the Second Republic- the Oklahome Air Force adopted the USAF 'stars & Bars' for its wing and fuselage markings, the Tulsa Airmen retained the 'white star on a red something' on their tails.

The 'Red Wingdings' 332 Fighter Squadron UCAF/USAF would become famous during the last year of the Second Civil War for never loosing a single bomber of the flights they were send to protect. Its success played a large role in the 1947 desegregation of the Armed Forces and the later piece-by-piece desegregation of the complete US society. The Red wingdings still survive as the 332nd squadron of the Oklahoma Air National Guard and still retain some variation of the 'red something' on its tails. Although African-American pilots still make up most of its roster, it is however by now completely integrated with large numbers of European-American, Native-American, Latino-American and even Asian-American personnel reflecting the current cultural makeup of the Greater Oklahoman state.

It is currently based at Tinker AFB, Oklahoma City.

Next up: (sorry @Plateosaurus )
Miss Van Helsing on a Mastodont
 
Miss Van Helsing on a Mastodont
A pitch title for the 2017 video game Yakwawi, Set in a fantasy version of Ontario, it focuses on the titular animals, a type of proboscidean with enchanted tusks that can pierce even the toughest demon's hide and kill certain types. The main protagonist is Margaret van Helsing, a metis bounty hunter who has adopted one of the yakwawi as her steeds, naming it Gorgon, but one day is captured by authorities. In exchange for freedom, the two alongside other playable characters are sent into a remote corner of the province to destroy one of the forces from the invading Massachusetts Empire, which has begun using mutagens to strengthen its army into vampiric forms.

King of the Turtles
 
A pitch title for the 2017 video game Yakwawi, Set in a fantasy version of Ontario, it focuses on the titular animals, a type of proboscidean with enchanted tusks that can pierce even the toughest demon's hide and kill certain types. The main protagonist is Margaret van Helsing, a metis bounty hunter who has adopted one of the yakwawi as her steeds, naming it Gorgon, but one day is captured by authorities. In exchange for freedom, the two alongside other playable characters are sent into a remote corner of the province to destroy one of the forces from the invading Massachusetts Empire, which has begun using mutagens to strengthen its army into vampiric forms.

King of the Turtles
A documentary about the Archelon fossil turtle, the largest fossil turtle ever found (it was also larger than the largest tortoise and terrapins, alive or fossil).

Necropolis of broken romances
 
Necropolis of broken romances
A song recorded by Billie Joe Armstrong from his album "Leaving Oakland" which was written after Green Day broke up in 2002. The album was moderately successful and Armstrong continued to record and even volunteered to write a reelection campaign anthem for President Al Gore.

The Disco Demolition Knights
 
The Disco Demolition Knights
A nickname given to certain regiments of the Imperial german army charged with carrying out Scorched Earth Tactics in the Po River Valley during the Great Global War. Having joined up with the Entente due to previous alliances, Italy was hit hard by Germany.

Shakespeare does Kaiju
 
A nickname given to certain regiments of the Imperial german army charged with carrying out Scorched Earth Tactics in the Po River Valley during the Great Global War. Having joined up with the Entente due to previous alliances, Italy was hit hard by Germany.

Shakespeare does Kaiju
Mournival's attempt at a Kaiju work, but in diction similar to that of Shakespeare's time. This... wasn't well received among critics.
Here are 5 lines of it.
Dr. Igalu
The Time of monsters is approaching fast
Already five gigantic beasts were seen
We think they grew to horrid sizes since
A radiation leak transformed their genes
Regardless of the cause they destroy towns

Doomed from the start: Russian democracy
 
The Rann of Weasley
A large salt marsh in the Southwest of England created after a nuclear accident in which an American bomber carrying nukes to a nearby Air Force base crashed. As a result, water poured in, making a large radioactive marsh. The marsh was named after James Weasley, a local EMT who was known for his bravery in treating victims of the accident.

Put another log on the fire.
 
Put another log on the fire.
A phrase used by terrorist Bob Cohen (October 5, 1954-) in regards to why he shot 7 people and wounding 28 more in his 1983 Dover, DE shooting at a Toyota dealer. A long time environmentalist and protectionist, Cohen blamed foreign corporations for destruction of the environment, using logs to refer to resources.

Idaho Chainsaw Revival
 
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