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My Dad

I would not love movies if it weren’t for my dad. From a young age, we would play a game together. He’d quote a movie, and then turn to me and say, “Name the movie.” For a long time, I never knew the answer. 328 more words

Film

Book Review: Caddyshack Book will Make Readers Feel Alright

“Caddyshack” is not just one of the best comedies of all time, but it is also one of the best sports movies ever. With a cast that features Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Chevy Chase, and Ted Knight, (along with a mechanical gopher) the film is a wonderful moment of one liners, and goofy experiences that one does not have to be knowledgeable on the sport of golf to enjoy this masterpiece of comedy. 733 more words

Books

Buy and Trade These Cool Pop Culture Trading Cards

Though you’ll never get them to admit it, sports nerds and pop culture nerds have a lot in common. After all, sport fans quantify their obsessiveness by memorizing facts, stats, and dates – the same way movie geeks can rattle off credits and box office numbers, while often pledging undying allegiance to “teams”  that are implied rather than explicit (Marvel vs DC, for example). 144 more words

Pop Culture

Maryland Deputy Shoots Groundhog

“This is not happening right now.”

A Maryland Deputy had a standoff in the road with an angry groundhog: the officer tries to scare the rodent out of the roadway, and the groundhog responds aggressively. 154 more words

Whimsy

#140) Book review: "A Futile and Stupid Gesture: How Doug Kenney and National Lampoon Changed Comedy Forever" by Josh Karp

Most people under the age of 50 haven’t heard of Doug Kenney. Until earlier this year, I was one of them. My interest in Kenney wasn’t piqued by the new Netflix film starring Will Forte, but by learning of his rise and fall, from a childhood as an outsider in his own family and in the all-American town of Chagrin Falls, Ohio (where “[F]ew remember Doug Kenney…they remember…Tim Conway instead. 1,051 more words

Happy 420, Golfers!

Golf has a long history with smoking, and what better time to talk about it than 420 weekend? In the classic golf comedy Caddyshack, it isn’t just Carl Spackler, the demented  greenskeeper who smokes onscreen. 819 more words

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