Jeff’s unique cadence has won over an allegiance of devoted fans and he is often the subjects of many memes. One of his nicknames is “Zaddy” and he is described as “The Zaddiest of All Zaddies.”
On watching himself act, the Blum stated:
“Good Jeff. That’s nice, Jeff. Yes, Jeff, go for it. Oh, YES, Jeff.”
*What is a “Zaddy”?
A Zaddy (“Zad-dee”) is the slang term for a really handsome and typically older guy who is sexually appealing with fashion sense and swag. Thanks Urban Dictionary!
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Episode 9: Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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Each episode breaks down one of Jeff’s movie/TV roles. Then, we will rate the performances on a 10 out of 10 “Goldblum Scale“.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
When strange seeds drift to earth from space, mysterious pods begin to grow and invade San Francisco, California, where they replicate the residents into emotionless automatons one body at a time. Special Guest this Episode: J.B.
Cyndi Lauper and Jeff Goldblum portray two psychics, Silvia and Nick, who are hired by Harry (Peter Falk) to find his long lost son in the Ecuadorian Andes. When they get there, they discover Harry's really hired them to help...
When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test its abilities on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a housefly slips in during the process, leading to a merger of man and insect. Initially, Brundle appears to have undergone a successful teleportation, but the fly’s cells begin to take over his body. As he becomes increasingly fly-like, Brundle’s girlfriend (Geena Davis) is horrified as the person she once loved deteriorates into a monster.
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
Brain surgeon, rock musician, adventurer Buckaroo Banzai (Peter Weller) is a modern renaissance man and has made scientific history. Shifting the Oscillation Overthruster into warp speed, he's the first man to travel to the eighth...
The Host (and Jeff’s Biggest Fan)
Goldblum Afficianado Leslie DJ is a writer and the founder of SinisterGirlz.com, an online publication that features written and audio music-related content. She hosts Sinister Girlz Live on WBMB Baruch College Radio94.3 FM New York on Fridays at 4pm EST.
Did you know…
that Jeff is also an accomplished Jazz musician?
Zaddy began playing the piano in his hometown of Pittsburg, PA when he was 14 and never stopped: “I play the piano everyday…”
His 2018 debut album The Capitol Studios Sessions with the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra is now available in stores and digitally.
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