‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel Creator and Cast Speak About Its Netflix Revival

Still, Wain and Showalter—who met as students at New York University and later created the comedy troupe The State, as well as an MTV show of the same name—weren’t ready to leave Camp Firewood for good. “The movie was really based on the experiences that both me and Michael had at our respective summer camps, […]

Netflix Says ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ to Return—in the 1990s

The original Wet Hot American Summer takes place on the last day of summer camp in 1981. At the end of the film, the characters, who are dysfunctional counselors at the camp, decide to meet again in a decade, which would be in 1991, by the film’s timeline.

10 holiday highlights of this strange summer: readers’ tips

Tuscany and Liguria on the hoof Right up to 24 hours before, we really didn’t think our two weeks of summer in Italy would go ahead. We arrived at Pisa airport, for the first time in our “planned to the nth degree” lives, with no accommodation or itinerary, just a hire car booked. It was […]

‘It’s Absolutely Devastating’: North Complex Fire Heavily Damages Camp For Children With Cancer

“That looks like our lodge so the chimney is still standing. This is where we do our meals usually serve the food in there we have her dance on Friday nights during summer camp,” Malak told CBS13 as our crew walked through the grounds.  “It’s absolutely devastating it’s hard to see.”

Behind the ’80s-Inspired Music of ‘Wet Hot American Summer’

The Wet Hot revival required an unusual songwriting approach; he not only had to write background music, as for a typical film score, but he also needed to create music for the characters to perform on screen, in a variety of styles. The 30 or so songs he wrote for the series include “Heart-Attack Love,” […]

The Best Outdoor Coolers For Camping, Road Trips and Tailgating

What Makes a Good Outdoor Cooler? Insulation: Insulation – the most important feature of a cooler – is also the most difficult to assess while shopping. Most brands will claim that their coolers can retain ice for a certain number of days (often five to ten days) but that might only be true when the […]

RV travel soars for summer trips as air travel stalls

RV vacations produced some of the fondest summer vacation memories from my childhood, such as the time we booked an “Islander” motor home in Atlanta and rumbled up to Ontario to visit family for summer vacation. Best memory? We stopped in Pennsylvania’s Amish country during peak fruit and vegetable season, bought berries and my mother […]

FOOTBALL: Summer Creek plots a return to the playoffs after missing out last year

“I think the kids have done really well under the circumstances,” Harrison said. “Everything is different with wiping the weight rooms down to being spread out when we’re on the field. We’re just trying to come out here and get better every day.”

Meet the Syrian children living in Jordan’s refugee camps

“On the last day of the journey, [the woman’s] youngest sister, who was eight months pregnant, had a miscarriage just because of the physical and psychological trauma of the journey,” Ms McGrath said.

Searching for a friend lost in the Camp Fire

My son Jeremy, who hiked the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail a year ago, saw the forecast of the incoming storms, and called to set up the trip. The next day, out we went. We launched at the dam, and trolled along the south-facing points and islands. That makes sense because the localized wind out of […]