We discuss many rivers in this episode. Phoenix, Joan… but mostly River’s Edge. Did we jive with the flood of 80s teenage angst? Did this movie succeed in making us feel the tension in these kids’ lives, or did it ultimately choke?
There once was a boy in Nantucket,
True love was something he’d covet,
Should he help the girl? He oughta.
But he’ll have to win the regatta.
If I had a nerve, Bobcat Goldthwait struck it.
Molly McGrath knows, lives and breathes football. Unfortunately for her, she’s coaching girls track. When she finally gets her shot at coaching a varsity football team, she has to gain the respect of her team and basically everyone around her to prove that she has what it takes to be a football coach: balls. Because if you don’t have a ball, it’s really tough to play football. That’s what we meant.
We have a lot of respect for Rodney Dangerfield as we take a look at one of his best movies. It’s August and it’s back to school season anyway, so take your kids shopping for pencils, watch Back to School, then listen to this episode!