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What are your five funniest movies of all time?

So I was talking with my brother and somehow we got on the topic of movies. I challenged him to tell me the movies he considers the five funniest of all time. Blazing Saddles Caddyshack Monty Python’s Meaning of Life Coming to America National Lampoon’s Vacation Here’s the sheriff arrival scene from Blazing Saddles. (BTW, I don’t think that I typed my brother’s preferences in order.) What do you think? What would you add or subtract? JW adds his list – Seven Chances Princess Bride Rocketman The Kid (1921) It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

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John Hughes dies

I thought I’d say a few things about John Hughes who died this week. I like to consider myself a movie buff. I’m probably one of the few who can happily say that he is watched and laughed at Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! more than once. I’m one of the guys who stays after the movie’s over and watches the credits. (Although I watch the credits, I don’t memorize the credits. I don’t care who the key grip was.) I only really knew John Hughes as a director. Now that I’ve done some reading, it looks as though I actually

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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