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Murphy’s Law – Old School Movie Review – Footloose

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

Murphy’s Law – The true meaning of Christmas

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

Murphy’s Law – Things that piss me off

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

Murphy’s Law – Things that piss me off

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?

Murphy’s Law – The business of being cool

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