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One year later, remembering Harold Ramis as the King Midas of Comedies

Harold Ramis is gone but not forgotten as possibly the King Midas of Comedies

It was approximately one year ago that we all received astonishing news that the world had lost some of its humor when Harold Ramis passed on.

To me, Harold is one of the legends of comedy. I owe that notion to my parents, who raised me on classic comedies such as Stripes, Meatballs, Caddyshack, and Animal House, among others, all of which Ramis had a hand in either in front of or behind the camera or even the script.

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Zapped! It’s everything you want in an 80’s Science Fiction Film with extra Boobs

Zapped is everything you want in an 80s Science Fiction Film with extra Boobs

In 1982, two years before Charles in Charge teamed up Scott Baio and Willie Aames, they were together in Zapped!, a cheesy 80’s science fiction romp if ever there was one.

It had everything a teen 80’s movie required: a heartthrob as the lead character Barney Springboro played by Baio, a best friend played by Willie Aames, high school drama, your standard teen angst, a crazy old wise-cracking character in Scatman Crothers as Dexter Jones, a standard Eddie Deezen playing a geek character, your typical 80’s tunes and, well, lots and lots of boobs.

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A Conversation about Agent Carter after Episode 6 “A Sin to Err”

A Conversation about Agent Carter after Episode 6 A Sin to Err

The following took place on Friday February 13th, a few days after the airing of Episode 6 of Agent Carter on ABC titled, “A Sin to Err.”

It was an email correspondence between myself and undercover operative L. This is not uncommon. Geeks who find other geeks in work circumstances will commonly bond over commonalities from TV shows, to movies, to comics, books, and more.

The conversation happened between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.:

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