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Ed Stephan <email@example.com>
Evidently this started out based on Thurber's "My Life and Hard Times," but all that's left is the college football hero Bolenkowitz who needs a passing grade in order to play and thus mightily ponders the easiest question the prof can think of. Still, who cares? Everyone is entertaining, there's music, there's a gang of amusingly caricaturical bad guys, and it's all simple enough for a ten-year-old...
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