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Cranberry TriFest 2015 Olympic Distance – Race Report

This race holds a special place in my heart. In part because it was my first Olympic distance ever and my first triathlon in over a decade. 1,341 more words



Happy Friday, y’all. I have Rudy for you today. I love a good underdog movie. More so, I love a good underdog sports movie. There are a few classic ones I’ve yet to see like  1,033 more words


Film Review: White Water Summer (dir by Jeff Bleckner)

White Water Summer is a weird movie that was made in either 1985 or 1987 (more on that in a minute.)  It stars a youngish Kevin Bacon and a very young Sean Astin.   1,022 more words


Lord of the Rings Star Sean Astin Will Compete in Ironman World Championship!


Sean Astin has made the winning play on the football field as Rudy and traveled across Middle Earth as Sam in the Lord of the Rings… 437 more words

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From the Vaults: Rudy

Today, we open the vaults once again to get to the heart of the reason I started this series. The whole idea of “From the Vaults” is to take a look back at movies and video games of the past and judge them on their impact on their respected industries how the film has held up over time. 857 more words


Jon Voight, Sean Astin Star in New Movie, WOODLAWN

Just released is the new one-sheet for the upcoming movie WOODLAWN.  The film is based on a true story, and an example of what happens when a group of students – a high school football team- choose love instead of hate.  159 more words


I Don't Mean to be a Bad Mother

ABC (and CBS) After-School Specials were always a treat for me when they aired throughout the eighties.  I think it was at least partly because they promised a story that was accessible to my young child’s age group, while mixing in heavy subject matter that made them something more substantial than the usual cartoon-and-comedy kiddie fare.   1,196 more words