Rupert Pupkin Speaks

Guest Post – Underrated Dramas

It’s always a huge honor for me whenever Brian at Rupert Pupkin Speaks invites me to share a post at his site. This week he started up a new series on Underrated Dramas and I am thrilled to have my list appearing on his site today. Perfect timing too, since one of the films on…

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The Explosive Generation

The teenagers in our movie today have what may be one of the coolest things ever. They have Captain James T. Kirk for a teacher! Of course, this is was a few years before he would go where no man has gone before. Still, these kids were smart enough to tell that this guy had…

Krush Groove 1

Krush Groove

I suppose you can find out a lot about a person by looking at what they have on their iPod. If you were to look at mine, you’d probably notice a severe lack of rap music. There’s a few tracks here and there, but I really can’t say that I’ve spend a lot of time…

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My Tutor

One of the go-to plot devices in the 80’s was the one about teenage boys on a quest to lose their virginity. Even if these films weren’t big money makers at the box office, they lived forever on late night cable TV. In today’s film, that quest becomes much easier for one young man when…

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The Great Gildersleeve

Last summer, an associate and I had to drive from Colorado to Ohio for a conference and then back again. We found that we both enjoyed listening to old-time radio shows and so, for much of the trip, the satellite radio was tuned to the old-time radio station. The program that seemed to be on…