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The Late Movies: Re-Enactments of Famous Speeches

Tonight for The Late Movies, we have a series of famous speeches, recreated for your enjoyment. From sports moments that have inspired us to moving memorials of liberty and liberation, here are a few of my favorites. From the movie Miracle, here is Herb Brooks’ speech given to the members of the 1980 Miracle On Ice [...]

The Quick 10: Seven Score and Six Years Ago…

Many years (146, to be exact) ago today, Abraham Lincoln delivered one of the most powerful and meaningful speeches of all time. I bet a lot of us can still recite it (how many of you had to memorize it for school?), but here are a few more facts. 1. Talk about using words wisely. This [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Great Things That Originally Got Bad Reviews

Works that we consider classics – or at the very least valuable contributions to society – haven’t always been seen as such. Sometimes it takes a little time and perspective for us to understand the true value of something. Here are a few examples of things that really tanked whey they were first released, but [...]