The Boys by Ron Howard & Clint Howard

Ron Howard has kind of had an unprecedented career in Hollywood. He hit it big at the age of six acting in The Andy Griffith Show way back in 1960. He had more success starring in American Graffiti – which then inspired the 50s-themed Happy Days sitcom. His brother Clint found success acting in hit […]

The Way of the Fight by Georges St. Pierre

Hello everyone. Under The Influence is back on the air for the 2021 season and I have an interesting book to recommend. It’s written by one of the greatest mixed martial arts fighters of all time – but I don’t want you to pass this by because you are not a fight fan. As a […]

Scotty: A Hockey Life Like No Other by Ken Dryden

This month’s book selection is for hockey fans. As most fans know, Scotty Bowman is the winningest coach in NHL history with nine Stanley Cups under his belt. There are 29 years between his first cup win and his last. Remarkable. He began his career in the 50s and was able to observe the great […]

<strong>Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story <br></strong>by Chris Nashawaty

Any Caddyshack fans out there? The idea for this 1980 movie came from Bill Murray’s brother, Brian Doyle-Murray. It was based on the Murray brother’s childhood summers spent working as caddies on the snootiest golf courses along Chicago’s wealthy North Shore. The slobs versus snobs premise bubbled with comedic possibilities. Nashawaty also places an interesting […]