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Fresh Blood For The Old Guard: Sherlock Jr/One Week

Due to the overwhelming nature of Buster Keaton’s genius, any evaluation of his works leads to a lot of superlatives getting launched his way. So, this article can’t help but double as Mad Man McKinnon’s Marvelous Menagerie of Magnificently Manly … Continue reading

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Mad Man McKinnon's Marvelous Menagerie of Magnificently Manly Men: Jason Sudeikis

So often, ‘greatness’ is a subjective, ineffable designation, one that Masters, Critics, and Scholars can debate endlessly. However, on rare occasions, greatness is so transcendental, so obvious, it overcomes dispassion, ignorance, and apathy, and stirs the souls of even the … Continue reading

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Mad Man McKinnon’s Marvelous Menagerie of Magnificently Manly Men: The Beastie Boys

To gaze upon the Beastie Boys is to gaze upon the true face of camaraderie. A trio of longtime friends since Hebrew School, they’ve evolved from punk rock misfits, to holder of Hip Hop’s first #1 album, all the way … Continue reading

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Mad Man McKinnon’s Marvelous Menagerie of Magnificently Manly Men: Jimmy Stewart

One of the silver screen’s most revered legends, James Stewart is likely best remembered as Frank Capra’s ultimate champion of the everyman: in films like Mr Smith Goes to Washington and It’s A Wonderful Life, Stewart’s deeply humanist characters left … Continue reading

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Mad Man McKinnon’s Marvelous Menagerie of Magnificently Manly Men: George Chuvalo

George Chuvalo is a Hall of Fame Canadian Boxer and suspected Terminator. Famous for being perhaps the most indestructible man in the history of pugilism (that’s fancy for “punching”), Chuvalo retired never having been knocked down in 93 professional fights, … Continue reading

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