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Sidewinder's View: Viva Knievel (1977)

This morning’s movie…

…starring Evel Knievel as himself, with Leslie Nielsen and Marjoe Gortner as the picture’s drug-importing villains. Knievel’s mechanic is played by Gene Kelly, but I didn’t even realize it was him. 194 more words

Not So Easy

Peter Fonda and Evel Knievel advice for Christmas

When it comes to motorcycle security, we’ve gone a long way through after the production of this video. 41 more words



I’m seriously trying to keep this daily core habit alive today with this selection from my Cornball collection of albums.  Today, it’s the ‘Evel Knievel… 434 more words


Monochrome Madness: Up in the Air

I decided to fly through the air and live in the sunlight and enjoy life as much as I could.~Evel Knievel

In happy moments, our spirits soar. 

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The Bionic Woman 3.7 - Motorcycle Boogie

Bigfoot wasn’t the only major seventies icon to appear on the bionic shows. Evel Knievel, the idol of every under-twelve in that decade who ever aspired to pop a wheelie on their bike, got to play himself and brought along some 16mm stunt footage of him jumping thirty-odd junk cars. 132 more words

Lindsay Wagner

Why you should turn your kid into a robot

Warning: Some parts of this column may not be true.

Before we get started, I feel like I have to emphasize  that the events I am about to relate to you did NOT and I repeat, did NOT happen in the state of Florida.  983 more words

Dave Barry

The Suburban Dictionary

A few years ago, the word “swag” had a bit of a moment.  My daughters were in middle school at the time and I remember hearing them say it over and over again.  277 more words