The Thirteenth Hour Podcast Exclusive Preview: A Conversation with Catherine Mary Stewart about Night of the Comet
This past summer, I recorded an interview with actress Catherine Mary Stewart (Night of the Comet, Weekend at Bernie’s, The Last Starfighter), who supported a little Lego project I did kind of on a whim – making Lego minifigures of Samantha and Regina Belmont from Night of the Comet, one of my favorite movies.
This is just a 10 or so minute preview of the full interview, as the original was meant as a surprise thank you to the auction winners of the figures.
But! You can unlock the rest of the conversation by answering the questions below. Your answers will be the password.
1.) In the 1984 film, Night of the Comet, Regina (Catherine Mary Stewart) is shown playing an arcade game. Which game?
a.) Pac Man
d.) Mario Brothers
2.) In another 1984 film with Catherine Mary Stewart, roles are reversed, and she plays the girlfriend of an arcade game ace. That film was:
b.) Real Genius
c.) Sixteen Candles
d.) The Last Starfighter
3.) According to Catherine Mary Stewart, her previous training in which discipline helped prepare her for the physicality (e.g. fights, stunts) in Night of the Comet?
b.) dirt bike racing
c.) synchronized swimming
4.) In this film, Reg and Sam face off against killer zombies. In 1986, Kelli Maroney, who was Sam in Night of the Comet, was in a film where she faces off against killer robots. Both films feature a key component of US 1980s culture. That was:
a.) Teddy Ruxpin
b.) the shopping mall
c.) trickle down economics
d.) video rental stores
Go to https://vimeo.com/manage/videos/749825591 and enter your answers as the password (no saces, all lowercase) to access the conversation. I annotated the audio with pictures and some video, so there are some additional tidbits on the vimeo version that provide a bit more context to the audio.