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In the world of comedy, there are certain archetypes that every successful show typically has within its range of characters.  There’s the wisecracker, the square, the goofball, the square, the free spirit, the bully, the dork, among others, but maybe most entertaining of all is the sad sack. A sad sack, by definition, is an…

Events such as the Sundance Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival, and the Cannes Film Festival cast huge shadows over the movie industry.  In the case of Sundance, this has led to numerous complaints about the festival more or less betraying its roots as an opportunity to experience independent, or “indie”, movies.  But numerous opportunities…

Don’t worry, we’re not talking about some diamond-encrusted Barbie or a mini-Lamborghini.  No, these toys are somewhere in a closet and, quite possibly, you might have played with them in your childhood.  They are hard-to-find toys and collectibles that, for whatever reason, are holy grails in the collecting world.  Right now they could be sitting in your…

Audiences have been tuning into game shows since the popularization of television because they are not only exciting, but educational.  This staple endures because it is win-win:  easily produced in Hollywood, and easily produces in viewers the desire for positive life change.  For over 60 fun-filled years, these programs have made us cheer as we…

As we demonstrated here, the writers of Toptenz appreciate a good movie monster. But we also appreciate a really bad movie monster. Not just a lazily made, overdone monster like the sharks from any number of Jaws ripoffs or some SyFy original movie. These are hilarious creatures that were truly deranged in design or execution…

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