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A Multimedia Celebration of Real Genius

A Multimedia Celebration of Real Genius

Released during August of ’85 Real Genius has come to mean different things to different people, and some feel the need to create something. This is great for fans of the movie, because if you drift just a little off the center line you’ll be rewarded with some interesting discoveries. We did just that and here are a few of things we found. Poetry Inspired by a shirtless Val Kilmer, penning some poetry was Anameroma’s way to express how she was feeling. Real Genius by Anameroma There’s no fear in the placeI’m going to be in a few years,In the time it takes...

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New Shirt from Real Genius!

New Shirt from Real Genius!

As some of you reading this are most likely aware, Found Item Clothing was accidentally inspired by a late-night screening of the 80’s cult classic, Real Genius. Chris Knight, the film’s rakish and eccentric lead (portrayed by a young Val Kilmer), exhibits some real sartorial flair; every one of his assorted tees is offbeat and sui generis, a perfect distillation of his character’s personality, quirks and all. In any case, the initial success of two shirts from that flick — I Heart Toxic Waste and Surf Nicaragua — yielded two more — International Order For Gorillas and Summer Games 1984. 50 shirts (give or take a few) and three...

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Top Gun: Val Kilmer’s 5 Best Performances

Top Gun: Val Kilmer’s 5 Best Performances

Some movie stars age gracefully. Others, not so much. (Still more don’t seem to age at all, but I digress as that’s a different conversation for a different day…) Take, for example, the supernova that used to be named Val Kilmer. He paraded before the photogs recently at some celebrity ball in Las Vegas, and, to be frank, he’s not looking so hot anymore. Judge for yourself. His bloated and blotchy appearance got us here at It Goes to 11 reminiscing about Kilmer’s celluloid contributions. The dude has scored some plum roles in his career (although, it should be noted, those have...

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