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Throwback: Chuck Norris vs. Joe Piscopo

Posted: February 26, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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“Ya didn’t say go, man. I wasn’t ready. I wasn’t ready.”

Billed as a Karate Kid for the 90’s, Sidekicks was 100 times better if only because the central plot revolved around Chuck Norris. Not Chuck Norris playing a character. Chuck Norris as himself. With Jonathan Brandis (RIP!) playing the Daniel-san role, the plot is almost exactly the same, except that fake Daniel-san is obsessed with the man who can cure cancer with his tears (it’s too bad he never cries). When it comes time for the climactic tournament, fake Daniel-san’s team doesn’t have enough members. But that’s OK because Chuck Norris brought his gear and would gladly like to randomly compete in a karate competition. His opponent? Out of New Jersey, a svelte (chemically enhanced) Joe Piscopo, whose character might be the most cartoonish baddie in movie history, something like a cross between Elmer Fudd and Kim Jong-Il. Props to Joe for bringing subtlety and nuance to the role. Alas, he was no match for Chuck Norris.

Throwback: I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Posted: February 12, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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The death of Whitney Houston is very sad. Tragic, in fact. There’s nobody you’d think was less likely to die under her circumstances than mid-80’s Whitney. With her passing only a few after Michael Jackson, you really have to wonder about all the pressure they must have felt as international superstars. To have an amazing gift and all the money and fame you could ever want, only to fumble it all away after succumbing to the immense temptations is something that we will never understand. On a more positive note, I Wanna Dance With Somebody might be the happiest music video ever. Of course Whitney wanted to dance with somebody. How could she resist all the neon lights and dudes with spin moves that put Magic Johnson to shame?

Trailer Park: Groundhog Day

Posted: February 2, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today. I don’t know what that means. Six more weeks of weather or something. More importantly, they don’t make movies like Groundhog Day anymore. If it was made today, it would star Ben Affleck and he would turn into a superhero twenty minutes in. Then they would make four sequels, reinvent the series, and make four more sequels. Groundhog Day has such a simple, interesting concept. What would you do if everyday was exactly the same? I’d make Kate Upton my Andy MacDowell. I’m sure it wouldn’t be as hard as having to take French lessons over and over. Also, gambling. Lots of gambling.

Trailer Park: Groundhog Day

Posted: February 2, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today. I don’t know what that means. Six more weeks of weather or something. More importantly, they don’t make movies like Groundhog Day anymore. If it was made today, it would star Ben Affleck and he would turn into a superhero twenty minutes in. Then they would make four sequels, reinvent the series, and make four more sequels. Groundhog Day has such a simple, interesting concept. What would you do if everyday was exactly the same? I’d make Kate Upton my Andy MacDowell. I’m sure it wouldn’t be as hard as having to take French lessons over and over. Also, gambling. Lots of gambling.

Trailer Park: Groundhog Day

Posted: February 2, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow today. I don’t know what that means. Six more weeks of weather or something. More importantly, they don’t make movies like Groundhog Day anymore. If it was made today, it would star Ben Affleck and he would turn into a superhero twenty minutes in. Then they would make four sequels, reinvent the series, and make four more sequels. Groundhog Day has such a simple, interesting concept. What would you do if everyday was exactly the same? I’d make Kate Upton my Andy MacDowell. I’m sure it wouldn’t be as hard as having to take French lessons over and over. Also, gambling. Lots of gambling.


Dedicated to all you Pats fans out there. See you Sunday.

Trailer Park: The Devil Inside

Posted: January 19, 2012 by Keith Stone in videos
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Talk about falling off a cliff. Despite a really cool trailer and a strong premise, The Devil Inside had one of the worst endings I can ever remember. SPOILER ALERT: the demon causes our heroes to get into a car accident. When I saw it, the entire theater was genuinely shocked and upset that it was over. It was like the opposite of a night with the MKS. The added kicker was that the movie itself was good, almost too good. It breezed along so quickly nobody was really expecting to see the end credits. It almost seemed like the filmmakers ran out money and decided to just kill everyone with the remaining film they had left. Despite getting a CinemaScore of F (the first of any movie in nearly two years), The Devil Inside still managed to win its opening weekend. Let’s hope the sequel picks up where this one left off.


Chris Jericho made his dramatic return (sort of) to the WWF the other night but has yet to utter a word, as he is seemingly too caught up with excitement and emotion to speak. I love Jericho as a good guy although it looks like he’s heading back to the dark side, perhaps to show the fans that they shouldn’t blindly cheer for somebody because they’re smiling. It’s way too early to figure out where this is going but I’m sure a big blowout at Wrestlemania is in the cards. If he doesn’t take on the Undertaker, how about a feud with CM Punk, WWF’s reigning “real” superstar? Either way, let’s take a look back at one the of the best moments of his previous incantation: a run-in with Bob Barker that Happy Gilmore would have been proud of.

Throwback: Urkel at the Buzzer

Posted: January 6, 2012 by Keith Stone in TV, videos
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With the undermanned Knicks struggling, it sure seems like they could use a guy like Urkel coming off their bench. I’m not sure if he’d be allowed to wear his suspenders without getting a T, but he’d still probably be better than Jeremy Lin. Here, he leads his high school team to a huge fourth quarter comeback, although the blue team needs to learn how to milk the shot clock. Jaleel White has a serious handle, though. I hate it when they can’t actually play basketball in the movies or TV. Urkel would destroy Teen Wolf, although the coaches would be evenly matched.