Nathan Pensky is a writer and Ph.D. student at Carnegie Mellon University.
Brian Jay Jones on his biography of the man who shaped your childhood imagination
The infamous and widely mocked ‘sand line’ is actually the most important quote in the series. Sorry, nerds.
Sylvester Stallone’s 1987 Arm-Wrestling Film ‘Over the Top’ Is Still Hollywood’s Most Awesome Movie About Divorced Dads
Stallone is the romantic ideal of the tough-guy single father, a hero who’d go to ridiculous lengths to show his son he’s loved. I adored it — and now, 32 years later, I’m still getting choked up