January 10, 2016 · 6:32 pm
Here at Balladeer’s Blog I like to save up my lists about highlights of the year until after the year is officially completed. Here’s a look at the most truly irreverent and iconoclastic pieces of entertainment from the year just past.
“I come from a long line of slave-owning scumbags.”
ROOTS 3: THE BEN AFFLECK STORY – This was a fascinating look at how involved Ben’s ancestors were in the slave trade AND about his heavy-handed attempts to get his family’s history of slave-owning censored from a PBS documentary. Continue reading →
Filed under Fantastic Movie Reviews, humor, opinion
Tagged as Animal House remake, Bill Nye the Delusional Guy, daring movies, Defender of the Faith, Fantastic Films, Funky Ferguson, iconoclastic films, non-existent movies, politics, Roots 3: The Ben Affleck Story
April 6, 2015 · 7:06 pm
The 2015 remake of Animal House hits theaters this week just in time to coincide with the Columbia School of “Journalism” (LMAO) releasing its results about the Sabrina Erdely UVA article at Rolling Stone magazine. The fraudulent report Jann Wenner’s publication ran has been exposed as a failure of every basic practice of reportorial decency and fundamental fact-finding.
Cult director Eddie Wozniak scores again with this bawdy and hilarious look at an innocent fraternity of young men at an unnamed university in the American south. The fraternity, Phi Kappa Psi, is a heroic band of youths minding their own business when they are blindsided by a sleazy, opportunistic reporter for Strolling Rune magazine, campus hate groups and the university’s corrupt president. Continue reading →
Filed under Fantastic Movie Reviews, humor, LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES, opinion
Tagged as Animal House remake, journalistic frauds, journalistic hoaxes, Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, Rolling Stone magazine, Sabrina Erdely, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, University of Virginia, UVA rape hoax