Media Relations Press kit for 1982’s ‘The Thing’ a PR time capsule A Reddit user bought the press kit, which includes a synopsis of the movie, photos, and production notes, at a Phoenix flea market. By Kevin Allen@kevin_j_allenApril 15, 2014 SHARE Ragan Insider Premium Content To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.