The Truth About Your Favorite Holiday Movies


I enjoy most holiday movies, they are festive, overly dramatic, they make me nostalgic, and can generally be a pretty good time. However, another thing I enjoy, is taking my childhood memories and literature/movies from my childhood and re-interpreting them with the knowledge I have as an adult. Would I say I take a sick satisfaction in explaining logical fallacies, plot holes, and economic impossibilities to my friends, ruining their childhood memories? Read on if you want to hear my economic analysis of two classic Christmas movies.

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The Real Stash Bash: How to Get Rid of Your Booze Before Break


We’re almost there, guys! With the semester wrapping up and finals around the corner, those half-filled handles are probably staring you down from the corner of your closet. Not to fear, The Thrill is here with some expert tips on bashing (or maximum security re-stashing) that stash before break comes around.

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10 o’clock list: Holiday Favorites Set at Kenyon

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It’s the most wonderful time of year, and I know that you’re rushing to your Netflix account to check out all of your favorite holiday* movies and to relive the pleasant memories of your youth. Yet, don’t you ever wonder why none of them were set here, in scenic Gambier, Ohio? Not that Liberal Arts isn’t a well-loved holiday favorite, but it seems so strange that our beautiful campus has had no jolly, seasonal feature films located amongst our studious selves. Well, I may not be able to afford a film crew, but here are a few holiday classics reconfigured to fit the Kenyon culture.

  1. It’s a Wonderful Life: After a run on the Registrar’s Office during Add/Drop, Phaedra Fawcett wishes she were never born. But thanks to Allison Janney, Angel 2nd Class, she’s able to see that Kenyon wouldn’t be the same without her, and comes back for second semester to find that the entire campus has come together to raise money to help reconfigure mybanner. Continue reading