#Fascinating Facts

Here Are 8 Interesting Things You Might Not Know About John Candy

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John Candy proves that only the most awesome Canadians get their own postage stamp.

#gifs

On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death, Our 10 Favorite John Candy GIFs

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John Candy died 20 years ago today. In honor, here are our favorite GIFs of his.

PROPS

Got $995? You can own John Candy’s bookshelf from Delirious.

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John Candy was taken from us far too early, in 1994, and while we'll never know to what great heights his talent would've eventually carried him, we can buy a small piece of his legacy in the form of<a href="http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/fuo/4013020857.html" target="_blank"> this butt ugly bookshelf on craigslist</a> in Santa Monica.

WINTER OLYMPICS

73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Cool Runnings’

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A funny thing happened along the way to writing today’s installment of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>, as I told a friend that I was watching the 1993 Disney comedy Cool Runnings and he responded, “Oh, the guy who wrote that movie <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/1jd679/i_am_tommy_swerdlow_writer_of_cool_runnings/" target="_blank">just did an AMA on Reddit</a>.

SPORTS MOVIES

73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: ‘Hot To Trot’

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For today’s installment of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a>, we’re going with the 1988 horse racing/stock market comedy Hot to Trot, which starred Bobcat Goldthwait as Fred Chaney, a bumbling loser who inherits half of the stock brokerage owned by his dick of a stepfather, Walter Sawyer, played by one of the 80s’ greatest movie villain actors – Dabney Coleman.

SPORTS MOVIES

73 Sports Movies In 73 Days: 'Brewster's Millions'

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Welcome to Day 5 of this already-exhausting run of <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/73-sports-movies-in-73-days" target="_blank">73 Sports Movies in 73 Days</a> that both celebrates and denigrates some of history’s greatest sports (and sports-related) movies.

the 80s

We Still Ain't Found Sh*t: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Spaceballs

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A long, long time ago in this galaxy, there was a decade known as the 1980s.


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