Bowling for Columbine

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  • Group Identity In The Film Crackerjack

    There are certain stereotypes that the audience might expect in the film such as drinking, smoking culture and mateship associated in the Australian bowling community. Inclusive language and Aussie slang is used providing a snapshot of stereotypical bowling culture, with Molloy explaining to his teammates “They’re not balls they’re bowls. And to tell you the truth it was pretty civilised actually, smoke like a chimney, the booze was cheap, the food’s…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Place I Call Home

    The bowling alley is open during all different times during the day, we have open bowl, leagues and cosmic bowling on the weekends. Open bowl is when anybody from the public can come and bowl, leagues is where you sign up and pay every week to bowl and cosmic is night bowling with lights and music. Leagues are on every day of the week except Thursdays and Saturdays. There is both men’s and women’s bowling teams. Even little kids to high school leagues,…

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  • Columbine Shooting Effects

    The shooting at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999 was a horrific event that prompted a lot of change not only in America, but the whole world. The only thing the Columbine shooting failed to change was America’s love for their guns. Bowling for Columbine is a documentary that takes a focus on this issue and tries to find why Americans are so fascinated with guns. The film, released in 2002, won several awards and was critically acclaimed. The director and star of the documentary, Michael…

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  • Narrative Essay: The Halloween Carnival

    Story Beta “Holly shit that was so scary!” yelled Amy Rodriguez a senior at the University at Buffalo, as she walked out of the cover duck tape doors with fogged up glasses. Rodriguez had just completed a maze of flashing white lights and loud screaming. A 10-minute maze that starts with the announcement of your entrance and who you will complete it with. While being shocked by the jumping bloody hungry characters, that creepy through the corners of the walls as you walk pass them. On…

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  • Swot Analysis Of King's Bowling Alley

    most popular sports in America, bowling is known fondly as an intersectional competitive activity, hobby, and form of entertainment (Mullin, Hardy, & Sutton, 2007, p. 199). This was one of the many facts Carter Olson, B.S., manager of King’s Lanes Bowling Alley, alluded to. Located in Norfolk, the business has a relatively short history, opening in 1981. As manager of the alley since 2007, Mr. Olson has gotten very acquainted not only with the entertaining side of bowling, but also the…

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  • AAU Basketball Journey

    typical memories though, they were memories I’ll never forget. One of my favorite memories of AAU was during my last year. We went bowling at three different bowling alleys in one day. The first bowling alley was half bowling and half laser tag. My team and another Comets team decided to play laser tag against each other, and of course my team won. As we walked over to the bowling alley, the scent of deep fried food lingered around us. Our blue mouths were filled with laughter from the slushies…

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  • Fiction: A Narrative Fiction

    As we walked down the street towards the bowling alley, I noticed a warm sensation within my stomach. “What in the world is this feeling?” I thought to myself. I also noticed I felt relatively relaxed, considering this was my first date with any female, and my first time holding the hand of someone other than my mother when I was little. “Whoa...” I said out loud. “Hmm?” she said, giving me an irrefutable look. I looked her in the eyes, scrutinizing her distinctive look. As I stared into her…

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  • Bowling Is Not A Sport Essay

    Many people believe bowling is not a sport because they see it as something you do on a Friday night with a bunch of friends while drinking alcoholic beverages. Although these people do not see many of the youth and adult bowlers getting up early on Saturday morning and traveling out of state to different tournaments every weekend. This sport has so much to offer, if people would actually take the time to look into it they could actually start winning scholarship money or even cash money. This…

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  • Narrative Essay On Bowling Blues

    Bowling Blues- Becoming Better It’s a typical Saturday morning. I get out of bed, walk up the stairs, and pour myself a bowl of Fruit Loops. The eating is slow because I do not plan on doing anything special today. At least, that’s what I believe until my monotonous meal is interrupted as my dad walks into the kitchen. “Ryker,” he says, “We are going bowling today. We will leave in twenty minutes.” Bowling! Excitement floods my mind as I tell myself that today will be the day that I will…

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  • How Does Gun Violence Affect Mass Shootings

    that approximately 11,127 Americans are killed each year by gun violence. With that being said, that places America at the very top of the list, with Japan only having an estimated 39 citizens. It is also revealed in the video documentary, Bowling for Columbine, that Canada is notorious for hunting. However, the deaths that occur through gun violence is not as near or equivalent to that of America. This leads one to question, what makes America the perfect place for a shooting range? It is quite…

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