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.

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

Viewers of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp—which began streaming on Netflix last week and takes place on the first day of a Maine sleepaway camp in 1981—will likely find themselves playing Name That Tune. But Shazam searches will be unsuccessful; from the Broadway musical, Electro City, that the counselors perform to the […]

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

Production was different this time around. They had shot the original film over the course of a month at a real sleepaway camp in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, where the cast slept in bunks at the camp infirmary and partied with beer from the local Wal-Mart. It rained every day. For the series, however, they filmed on […]

RV travel soars for summer trips as air travel stalls

To get an idea of cost, let’s look at Cruise America’s weekly rates for a “standard” size motor home that sleeps five. Cruise America’s motor homes are midrange — functional but not fancy. Pets are allowed. For a one week rental, picking up and dropping off in the Bay Area, you’ll pay about $200 per […]

The Best Outdoor Coolers For Camping, Road Trips and Tailgating

3. Igloo BMX This BMX cooler from Igloo isn’t as high-end as the Yeti or Pelican but still delivers very impressive specs that make it a worthy contender. On the exterior, you’ll find a rugged blow-molded construction with a reinforced base, plus a measuring board on the lid. The BMX cooler also comes in a […]

Titans rookie Isaiah Wilson arrested on DUI charge, second incident of summer

Wilson was spotted at a party near Tennessee State University while in training camp and nearly jumped off a second-story balcony to avoid police, according to Titans beat writer Paul Kuharsky. He received a trespass warning from campus police over the Aug. 15 incident.

Wine’s diversity issue starts with the way we talk about the taste of wine

Part of the issue is that there will always be a tension between specificity and accessibility. I want to get at the most exact word to describe what I’m tasting, but the more precise I get, the more likely it is to alienate people. Gooseberry may be the most concise way to express a particular […]

Wilma Rudolph, once told she would not walk, became the world’s fastest woman 60 years ago

“The race that I think that she wanted more than anything else was the 4x100m relay,” Ed Temple told NBC Sports on “The Olympic Show” leading up to the 2000 Sydney Games. “And that was because her teammates had been in the 100m and the 200m, and they didn’t win any medals. And she was […]

How does a Sturgis-sized crowd affect COVID-19? It’s complicated

Yet Lessler says this kind of analysis is the only thing you can do given the data available, because there’s no way to see a version of reality in which people don’t go to Sturgis. And testing every rally-goer and contact tracing everyone they might have exposed would be too massive an undertaking for the […]

Trump administration officials interfered with CDC reports on COVID and accused Director Robert Redfield of trying to ‘hurt the president’ if the agency did not match his ‘optimistic messages’

Fauci, who for months has tried to balance his desire to share public health warnings without drawing headlines that put him at odds with Trump, was asked on ‘CBS This Morning’ if it was frustrating for him as an expert to see rallies with large contingents of unmasked people.