Vacation Reboot — Rebut

P.J. O’Rourke, in The Hollywood Reporter, tells us how he killed National Lampoon and why the Vacation remake sucks.

There are those who say that National Lampoon “changed the face of American humor.” It certainly put some wrinkles on mine. We published our last issue in November 1998.

What was so much fun about […]

I Don’t Care What You Say, THIS Is Pretty Funny…

Monday Night Mashup (Hump Day Edition) — It’s a Mad Mad Mad Max

Saturday Song

No Independence Day is complete without our national anthem. Carl Lewis’ version from over 20 years ago is the most memorable (sorry Whitney). Charlie Steiner (then of ESPN) goes with this version like peanut butter goes with jelly.

From the Trailer Park: I Am Chris Farley

Fat guy in a little coat!

Review: Red Eye with Tom Shillue

Greg Gutfeld announced he was leaving Red Eye and the show began rotating different men and women in the host spot. On Greg’s last show, when this plan was announced, I turned to my wife (the lovely, Mrs. Firefly) and said, “Please don’t let Tom Shillue be the new host.”

We watched the ensuing […]

Review: The Greg Gutfeld Show

With his announcement he was leaving “Red Eye” and “Red Eye’s” ensuing hiatus I anxiously awaited the premiere of Greg Gutfeld’s new show, the eponymous, “Greg Gutfeld Show.” With so many weeks to prepare I expected great things and I was not disappointed.

Oops, I meant to write I was disappointed. I wanted to […]

Bialystock and Bloom Take Up Dance Team Coaching

Story from The Guardian (UK):

A girls’ cheer-dance team in Mexico has drawn criticism for a routine in which they displayed flags with swastikas, dressed in pseudo-military outfits and one girl tossed a Nazi salute to the crowd.

The performance by about two dozen girls aged 10 to 16 came at a cheer-dance competition […]

Friday Open Thread

It’s hard to pick my favorite P.J. O’Rourke book, but this one is up there — a fun trip through P.J.’s driving adventures around the world.

Commence Justice

Associate Justice Antonin Scalia gave the commencement address at his granddaughter’s high school graduation the other day. It is well worth your time.