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Movie Review: National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978)

Starring: John Belushi, Tom Hulce and Karen Allen

Directed by: John Landis

Faber College has an extremely dysfunctional and disruptive fraternity in the form of Delta Tau Chi. 455 more words

Movies

What We Do: Get a Full Night's Sleep!

Growing up, sleep was something I didn’t worry about much.  I never really wanted to obey my bed time and even if was sent to bed, I’d keep my eyes open and just keep my mind moving.  715 more words

What We Do - Tuesday Feature

Absentia

Everybody’s gotta have somebody to look down on / who they can feel better than at any time they please / Someone doin’ somethin’ dirty decent folks can frown on / If you can’t find nobody else then help yourself to me.  6 more words

#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

Tuesday's Reviews - A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018)

 Recently I’ve come down with a bit of a fever. I’ve felt it ever since I saw this Netflix original film last week. It’s main cause is Domhnall Gleeson’s face and the main symptom is being obsessed with Domhnall Gleeson’s face. 941 more words

Review

The Griswolds Are Heading to Broadway

The infamous Griswold family of the National Lampoon’s Vacation franchise are heading to broadway! Deadline reports that producers Ken Davenport (Kinky Boots) and Kurt Deutsch (The Last Five Years) are working with Warner Brothers Theatre Venture to bring the comedy to the stage. 148 more words

R.I.P., Robert Grossman

Illustrator and caricaturist Robert Grossman has stepped away from the drawing board for the final time.

He created some memorable covers for National Lampoon and other magazines, and took strong whacks at a wide range of politicos, among them Dick Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Jerry Ford, Jimmy Carter, and Bill and Hillary Clinton. 129 more words

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