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Why’s It Classic?: Animal House

7 Years of College for Something

Before the days of Van Wilder and Blue Mountain State, we were graced with the almighty presence of National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978). This frat boys dream set the stage for what all college parties hope to accomplish to this day. Alcohol, sex, and camaraderie were the pillars of what the fictional deltas stood for and made a gang of ragtag failures be the biggest men on campus. This ultimate “stick it to the man” movie set the bar for college comedies and introduced a new level of movie fun that is hard to find to this day. Continue reading Why’s It Classic?: Animal House