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Day 52 - National Lampoon's Vacation - 1983

This film is a classic. A proper 80’s film because it had it all. Crude humour, hilarious outcomes and Chevy Chase.

Based on the short story by legendary writer and director John Hughes and directed by Harold Ramis (he was Egon in Ghostbusters) it tells the tale of the Griswold family, on their summer vacation to visit Wally World in California. 371 more words


: I can't bear to watch :

I will not be party to Trump’s inauguration. This isn’t a boycott or a political statement, it’s just basic self-preservation. I’m sorry, but that dude is crazy and he gets to drive? 265 more words


Day 1477: You are not a fool of the cosmos

Last night, when my car inexplicably would not start,  I momentarily felt like a fool of the cosmos.

However, while I was waiting for the tow truck to arrive, I picked up this book … 237 more words

Personal Growth

You Can't Buy This Book

This magnificently-produced book is a work of both satire and parody.  It’s rude, it’s crude, it’s dead-on, and it’s hilarious.  It’s funny in the same ways… 375 more words

Oh Christmas Tree...

The quest for the perfect Christmas tree is fairly universal.

The definition of “perfect” differs from person to person. In our house you will find “straight”, “cheap”, and “big” as preferred adjectives. 345 more words


Merry Midweek Musings

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Solsbury Hill!

The Kitchen Sink

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989)

The Griswold family’s plans for a big family Christmas predictably turn into a big disaster. (IMDb)

Something about this Vacation installment’s family Christmas/home for the holidays premise grounds and glues it together unlike any of the others, and puts it a step above. 51 more words