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WATCH: Man creates real life Griswold Christmas light display for charity

An Ohio family is celebrating a bright Christmas this year.

Homeowner Greg Osterland loves the movie “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” and wanted to recreate the Griswold family’s famous light display. 200 more words


Merry Christmas!

Even though we live in a society of such “political correctness”, not sure if that’s even a phrase, there are some things that will never change for me.   278 more words

An interview With Writer John S. McFarland

John S. McFarland is the author of Annette: A Big, Hairy Mom. Mr. McFarland’s work has appeared in National Lampoon and Twilight Zone Magazine; here is a link to the website: 576 more words

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Tree Decorating 2014

All those who have ever seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, raise your hand. (everyone raises hand). Okay, so, remember the scene where they go to get a Christmas tree? 515 more words


Holiday Movies: Christmas Vacation

Another holiday favorite of mine, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation stars Chevy Chase again as hapless Clark Griswald. All he wants is to have a perfect holiday, but events conspire to ruin his Christmas. 160 more words

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F&$k, Marry, Kill: Christmas Movies

Jenny and Ted engage in four rounds of the modern-day morality exercise known as “Fuck, Marry, Kill” but swap out the celebrities for Christmas movies, arriving at the ultimate do and do-not playlist of Yuletide cinema. 15 more words


Christmas Merriment Review #3: National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

The “comedic family” archetype has been utilized throughout movies and television. There’s the bumbling dad (usually the protagonist), his attractive and (for the most part) down to earth wife, and the kids who are usually polar opposites of one another, perhaps one is the social outcast/misfit, while the other tries to be rebellious and “cool”, and so on and so forth. 1,055 more words