The Sandlot

Recently, exasperated at one of my student’s, ah, lack of clear thinking, I said the following:

“You’re killing me, Smalls!”

Alas, the young fellow looked at me like I had lobsters coming out of my ears (that, too, is a great old movie reference). It seems he’d never seen that classic of modern film, The Sandlot:

On the plus side, a student in the back of the room blurted out “s’mores!” — so there’s hope yet for the young folks.

Oh, in YouTubing this great film I came across this terrific splicing of clips from ye olde Sandlot and the uber-modern 300 films. Utterly brilliant, and I must share:

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