Tag: Calvin

MacGuffin

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Calvin was trying to figure out what a MacGuffin is and is the ring in Lord of the Rings a MacGuffin. It turns out that his definition wasn’t quite right, its a term from Alfred Hitchcock that refers to something that gets you into the plot but actually has nothing to do with the real…

Olympic Theme Songs

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Well, in prepping for Calvin’s party, learned some fascinating (at least to me!) things about the Olympic theme songs: # “Answers.com”:http://www.answers.com/topic/olympic-symbols. The song we most closely associate with the Olympics has nothing to do with the official Olympics. It is actually written by Leo Arnaud and is called “Bugler’s Dream”. Someone at ABC heard it…

MLB Showdown

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!>http://www.showdowncards.com/images/product/thumbnails/mlb_2005_base_set/5521MLB5BSSTR.jpg! A surprisingly fun game, this is a baseball simulation. We got a starter kit and they have cool booster packs. “Ebay”:http://sports-cards.search.ebay.com/mlb-showdown_Cards_W0QQcatrefZC12QQfromZR40QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ1QQsacatZ212 of course ahs these cards galore.