The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Wednesday, October 02, 2019

“Night of the Lepus” was based on a book‽

I'm going to lunch with a few cow-orkers and ST is driving. While driving, we're subject to his music listening choices, which tend towards movie and video game scores. As a joke, I mention that he's playing the score to “Night of the Lepus” and to my total surprise, no one else in the vehicle had ever heard of the movie.

So of course I start reading off the plot synopsis from Wikipedia and I'm amazed to learn that it's based on a book! “Night of the Lepus” was originally a book! I then switch to reading the plot synopsis of The Year of the Angry Rabbit and … it sounds amazing! An attempt to eradicate rabbits in Australia leads to world peace through an inadvertant doomsday weapon with occasional outbreaks of killer rabbits.


Why wasn't that movie made?

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