Tyler Sage lives in Los Angeles and works in the film industry. You can find his other work at tylersage.substack.com. His novel "The Committers" is available on Amazon.
40 Years Ago: ‘The Joy of Painting’ Flexes Its Magical Fingers
How Bob Ross' show became one of the most enduring successes of public television.
Why the Big Mac’s Origins Remain a Sesame-Seeded Mystery
There's some question about its birthday. Actually, there are questions about a lot of things with this sandwich.
Meat Loaf Dead at 74
'Bat Out of Hell' star sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Flashback to the ’80s: ‘I’m Not a Doctor, But I Play One On TV’
The ad campaign, which debuted in 1984, has a long and fascinating history.
How ‘Smokey and the Bandit II’ Tackled Its Star’s Fading Career
Sequel was a self-aware meta-commentary on Burt Reynolds' time as a leading man coming to an end.
How ‘Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey’ Became a Most Excellent Sequel
The ridiculousness of the second movie is matched by its entertainment value.
25 Years Ago: ‘Tommy Boy’ Showcases Madcap, Endearing Chris Farley
Late star's comedic genius propels one of the most memorable 'SNL' movies of the '90s.
35 Years Ago: ‘Porky’s Revenge’ Ends a Randy Trilogy
The teenage protagonists' final go-round with their nemesis is just like their first one, except not as original.
How ‘The Breakfast Club’ Became a Masterpiece of Teenage Life
John Hughes revolutionized a genre in the '80s by taking teens seriously.
35 Years Ago: Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes ‘The Terminator’
James Cameron's film founded many legends, including his own.