Joel Murphy remembers his grandfather, who passed away yesterday.
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Joel Murphy I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to speak to you during the actual show. I would have, but you know, I’m actually a considerate person who doesn’t talk while the comedians are trying to perform. I know this is a foreign concept to you,
Joel Murphy I think my childhood could easily be divided into different stages. When I was really young, there was the He-Man stage. My brother and I had all the toys, including the Castle of Greyskull, and I would carry around my little She-Ra toy at all
Joel Murphy [Editor’s Note – This column originally ran on the site on February 28, 2006. With the remake of Footloose set to hit theaters this weekend, we thought it was a good time to revisit our review of the original.] I love movies. There is something
Joel Murphy Since today is already a day of love, I thought I would do my part to spread around a little hate. So consider this my noble effort to help maintain the cosmic balance of the universe. And, as always, these are in no particular order
By Joel Murphy O Holiday Tree! O Holiday Tree! Thy leaves are so unchanging. It just doesn’t have the same ring to it. But, given the way things are going, it very well could be how the song goes a few years from now. It seems more
By Joel Murphy (In no particular order.) Bad lap dances. Face facts honey, no one cares about your amateur dance background. Just stick with the bread and butter … or, in this case, stick to buttering my bread. Subway restaurants. You’ll never be as good as Quiznos
By Joel Murphy (In no particular order.) The price of gas. It cost me almost fifty bucks to fill up my gas tank the other day, which is insane. I’m ready to buy an electric car or take a bicycle everywhere. Why aren’t we drilling in Alaska?
Joel Murphy Elmore Leonard had it all wrong. These days, it seems like everyone is going out of their way to do anything but Be Cool. Think back to all of those generic college hijinks movies. The students were always divided up into two groups – the