Banzai Institute Official Website: http://www.banzai-institute.com
Established January 1999 in support of the effort to bring Buckaroo Banzai: Ancient Secrets & New Mysteries to the small screen, the Banzai Institute website continues to serve as a rallying point for fans of Dr. B. Banzai and his Hong Kong Cavaliers. Visitors may post questions and missives to Reno at the Bunkhouse, catch up on the latest Institute news, or enjoy many other unique offerings. A must see for any Banzai fan.
Moonstone Books’ Banzai Webpage: http://moonstonebooks.com/banzai.asp
That’s right! Buckaroo is back in a brand new comic book miniseries written by Banzai creator Earl Mac Rauch and adapted by Moonstone mastermind Joe Gentile. This page contains concept drawings for the miniseries, with plans to release more content in the future.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai on IMDb: http://imdb.com/title/tt0086856/
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Adventures_of_Buckaroo_Banzai_Across_the_8th_Dimension
The Official Clancy Brown Website: http://clancybrown.com/index.html
Lithgow Palooza: http://palooza.com/home.html
Jeff Goldblum official site: http://www.goldblum.com/
"Another Unofficial" Christopher Lloyd Web Site: http://www.christopherlloyd.net/christopherlloyd/index.html
Official Billy Vera site: http://www.billyvera.com/
Official web site of Pepe Serna (aka Reno Nevada): http://www.pepeserna.com/
Yakov Smirnoff Official site: http://www.yakov.com/default.html
Jamie Lee Curtis Official site: http://www.jamieleecurtisbooks.com/
World Watch OnLine: http://www.worldwatchonline.com
World Watch OnLine began as an electronic fan newsletter after the demise of World Watch One (the original fan newsletter printed before the internet boom). It has expanded to include pdf files of the original newsletter, images associated with the film, info on the film makers and more. An invaluable resource.
Hollywood Lost and Found: http://hollywoodlostandfound.net/
Though not specifically devoted to Banzai fandom, Hollywood Lost and Found is run by original World Watch One newsletter alum Steve “Clyde Von Drake” Lee. This has resulted in some interesting and unique Banzai related content appearing on the site, including—
Hollywood Lost and Found’s “Buckaroo Banzai: Pictures from the Archives”: http://hollywoodlostandfound.net/stories/banzai/
A collection of rare photos from the film’s production, many never before published.
"Buckaroo Banzai": http://hollywoodlostandfound.net/blog/2006/08/buckaroo-banzai.html
A blog entry by Steve Lee recounting his association with World Watch One.
Buckaroo Banzai, Lost or Found?: http://hollywoodlostandfound.net/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=28
A brief article by Dan Berger and related discussion thread regarding BBs status as a Hollywood property.
World Watch One Underground: http://webspace.webring.com/people/ru/um_1142/worldwatchone/index.html
Fan site supporting the World Watch One Underground newsletter edition.
Team Banzai in the New Millennium: http://webspace.webring.com/people/pb/blublazdragon/welcome_singlepage.html
A BB Fan site.
Strike Team Renegade HQ: http://www.fortunecity.com/tattooine/gernsback/207/index.html
A BB fan site.
The 8th Dimension Café: http://www.fantasywriter.net/tabb/8thdimension.html
A BB Fan site
Buckaroo Banzai and the Hong Kong Cavaliers: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/myzerack/index.html
A BB fan site.
Buckaroo Banzai Webring: http://t.webring.com/hub?ring=buckaroobanzai
A portal to various BB sites around the net. While this list is more complete at the moment, the webring is worth keeping an eye on for new BB sites that may pop up in the future.
MERCHANDISE SOURCES AND RESOURCES
Starbase 21: http://www.starbase21ok.com/buckaroo__banzai__t.htm
Monsters in Motion: http://www.monstersinmotion.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/137
Link to a (very pricey) thermapod model for sale.
GAME RELATED SITES
BBI BOLT: http://sourceforge.net/projects/bbibolt/
BBI Bolt (Banzai On-Line Training) is a mixture of role playing and cooperative story writing offered to BBIs who wish to participate in a variety of Institute crisis simulations. Those enrolling are expected to read and post to the game as a daily commitment. Contact the game administrator at the URL above for details.
BUCKAROO BANZAI: http://www.angelfire.com/games2/warpspawn/BBonzai.html
Fan site detailing a BB card game in the vein of Magic: The Gathering etc. al.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: http://baf.wurb.com/if/game/499
Site to download original TABB text adventure game and a link to an online version.
The Banzai forum yahoo group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BuckarooBanzai/
World Watch OnLine yahoo group: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/World_Watch_OnLine/
Lectroid Speak yahoo group: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/lectroidspek/
Blue Blaze Irregulars yahoo group: http://movies.groups.yahoo.com/group/BlueBlazeIrregulars/
“Across the Eighth Dimension: Remembering the First Adventure of Buckaroo Banzai”: Article by John Flynn originally published in Sci-Fi Universe. http://www.towson.edu/~flynn/banzai.html
“The Adventures of W.D. Richter Across the 'Buckaroo' Dimension” An article by John Orr in Triviana Magazine : http://triviana.com/inter/buckfeat.htm
'Wonderful and amazing' An interview with Clancy Brown about the TABB experience. By John Orr in Triviana Magazine : http://triviana.com/inter/clancyb.htm
The Silver Fox Speaks An interview with TABB publicist Terry Erdmann : http://www.starland.com/bb/silver_fox_answers.htm
SCI-FI FARCE, 'BUCKAROO BONZAI' A vintage 1984 review of TABB by New York Times critic Vincent Canby: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B07E2D8123BF936A35753C1A962948260
“Body Snatchers, Big Trouble, and Buckaroo Banzai: The Quirky World of W.D. Richter (Part 2)” Part 2 of a two part interview by David Konow appearing in Creative Screenwriting in the summer of 2004. Part 1 does not appear to be available on-line at this time.: http://www.creativescreenwriting.com/csdaily/trenches/8_10_04_RichterPart2.html
BANZAI FAN FICTION
BBI Chronicles of Buckaroo Banzai and the Hong Kong Cavaliers:
A fan fiction site.
The Latest Issue: http://www.angelfire.com/zine/TheLatestIssue/
Fan produced BB comics.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Fan Fiction: http://www.halfaft.com/indexpages/bbanzaiindex.htm
A collection of BB fan fiction by Apache
“To Each His Own”: http://www.idol-pursuits.tv/dc/Bb_dc.html
A BB fan fiction story by D. C. Black
Docudrama Shooting script: http://www.scifiscripts.com/scripts/banzai_script.txt
Notes from W.D. Richter: http://www.starland.com/bb/WDAnnouncements.html
The Buckaroo Banzai Handbook: http://monszter.tripod.com/bb.htm
Buckaroo Banzai Trivia & References: http://kumo.swcp.com/synth/text/bb.references/
Buckaroo Banzai and the Hong Kong Cavaliers Discography: http://timewinds.topcities.com/banzai/
Sound America web site : http://soundamerica.com/sounds/movies/A-C/Buckaroo_Banzai/
Buckaroo Banzai Trailer: http://members.tripod.com/~POS_CS1035/BBTRAILR.MOV
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