Kevin: I knew the millennial generation was doomed when my wife and I sat down to watch Seth McFarland’s “Ted” a few years ago with a couple in their 20s. Although the film is less than two hours, it probably took us twice as long to finish it due to the number of times we … Continue reading TGD Tries to Save the Next Generation of Kids, One “Top Gun” Screening at a Time
A number of noteworthy events have occurred on Dec. 13th over the years, including the concession of the 2000 presidential race by Al Gore, the capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, and the election of Kofi Annan as Secretary General of the UN. Now we can add to that list the creation of Tough Guy Digest, … Continue reading Let’s Wish Happy Birthday to “The Last Boy Scout” (oh, and also Tough Guy Digest!)
Kevin: They say there are no small parts, just small actors. Actually the actors who usually say this are probably bitter that they can’t get bigger parts, but that doesn’t make it any less true, which is why Tough Guy Digest is celebrating the scene-stealers who made a lasting impression in just a few minutes … Continue reading The “No Small Parts” Series Begins with Kim Coates Seriously Trying Bruce Willis’ Patience in “The Last Boy Scout”
Kevin: Athletes who feel exploited and used up by the system, disillusioned fans increasingly tuning out, team owners who care about nothing but the bottom line. That’s how many apparently feel about the NFL in 2017, but it also accurately describes Shane Black’s cynical and perhaps prescient view of where professional football was headed in … Continue reading Hey Roger Goodell, “The Last Boy Scout” Has the Solution for the NFL’s Woes: Legalized Gambling!
Kevin: December 7th, 1941, may be a date which will live in infamy, but for action fans December 13th, 1991, is a date which lives in whatever the opposite of infamy is (famy?), as that was the day the Bruce Willis-Damon Wayans masterpiece “The Last Boy Scout” was released into theaters. I was one of … Continue reading “If You Touch Me Again, I’ll Kill Ya”: The Round Table on the 25th Anniversary of “The Last Boy Scout”