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Buzz, Your Girlfriend Woof! Make A Home Alone GIF November 05 2014

There's an app for that! Did you know that you can take your favorite scene from Home Alone - Kevin finds a picture in Buzz room of his girlfriend and says, "Buzz Your Girlfriend, Woof!" 

Now you can insert a picture of your friend, co-worker, family member, etc.

Little known fact - the real image used in Home Alone was not a girl, but the son of the films Art Director.  John Hughes felt it would be mean to actually cast a girl for the role, so they found a boy willing to dress up!

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Seven Facts You Didn't Know About Home Alone (from WetPaint)

Kevin's Little Brother Was Played By Macaulay's In Real Life Little Brother

Kieran Culkin, who eventually became a movie star in his own right, played Kevin's Pepsi-chugging little brother, Fuller. Kieran went on to star in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Igby Goes Down, andThe Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys.

Originally, the Whole House Was Supposed to Be Evil

Unfortunately, they ran out of money before they could make a sentient house, according to AMC. They had to settle for just the evil furnace, which taunted Kevin with a "Ha ha ha. Hello, Kevin."

The Movie Kevin Uses to Fake Out the Pizza Guy Isn’t Real

That film that Kevin watches on TV in that infamous movie dialogue scene? It's a fake movie! It's called Angels With Filthy Souls, a parody of the 1938 gangster movie Angels with Filthy Faces. The fake movie scenes were shot on cardboard sets before filming for the rest of Home Alone began.

Robert De Niro Turned Down a Role

Joe Pesci played one of the crooks hunting Kevin, but originally, his Goodfellas co-star Robert De Niro was offered one of Home Alone's baddie roles. He turned it down, according to AMC. Too bad — he never got a piece of that.

People Used Home Alone as Proof Elvis Was Alive

We're sure you're aware of the ol' "Elvis is alive" conspiracy, but did you know that those who believe the King never died love the film Home Alone? Some Elvis devotees say that an extra standing behind Kevin's mom at the airport as a dead ringer for the Hound Dog singer.

The Talkboy Started Out as a Home Alone 2 Prop

'90s kids remember the Talkboy, ahandheld tape recorder that distorts the pitch of the user's voice. Kevin had one in Home Alone 2, but at the time the film was written, it wasn't a real-world product! The real tape recorder became available due to popular demand after kids saw Kevin using his sweet piece of cutting-edge technology.


The Tonight Show with Jay Leno - Guests Friday, December 9, 2011 December 09 2011

 

Hey everyone!  Be sure to tune in tonight (or set your DVR) to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Team Ugly will be the second guest tonight following Bill O'Reilly.  We will discuss our new book, The Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Book, as well as share ideas and tips for you to have the best Ugly Christmas Sweater Party of all time!

Wear your ugly Christmas sweaters and gather 'round the living room.

See you all tonight!



Where's the Ugly Sweater Party At? December 02 2011

 

We've always enjoyed hearing from our fans and customers about upcoming parties, so we wanted to invite you all to share with us when/where your Ugly Christmas Sweater Party will be this year.

If you're hosting or attending a PUBLIC party, let us know:

Date / Time / Location / Fundraiser or Benefit / Etc.

If you have a flyer made up, send it along or post it to our Facebook page. (www.Facebook.com/UglyChristmasSweater)

This is the season for Ugly - You're INVITED!!



Ugly Christmas Sweater Party Success at Joe's on Weed Street July 27 2011

This year's Ugly Christmas Sweater Party, which we held at Joe's Bar, was a major success!
We raffled off $100 Visa Gift Card, Patrick Kane Blackhawks jersey, a spa package, iTunes Gift Cards and we even sold a few dozen Ugy Christmas Sweaters; all of the proceeds will be donated to The Shriners (www.shrinershq.org) to help children receive the proper medical attention they deserve.
The party was rockin' as Sixteen Candles put on one heck of a show!
Here are a few pictures from the event, enjoy!
Team Ugly
December 24, 2010

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Team Ugly's Favorite Holiday Movies July 26 2011

Team Ugly believes that tradition is what makes the holiday season the best time of year, and we think one of the best traditions is watching our favorite holiday movie. 
To us, 'tis the season once we've enjoyed the following classics: 
By the way, what are your favorite holiday movies?

Brian's pick:"A Christmas Story"

Why "A Christmas Story"?
I love this movie for a number of reasons and can relate to Ralphie on a few levels: 
I am from Northwest Indiana, which is where the movie takes place, and just like Ralphie yearned for a red rider BB gun with a compass in the stock and a thing that tells time, I yearned for a Bears pullover Starter jacket.  As we all know - Ralphie got his gun, but I never got my Bears jacket :( .  Then again, I avoided shooting my eye out, so we're even.

Adam's pick:"Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"

Why "Rudolph"?
Rudolph is an inspiring tale that lets everybody know that no matter how many times you get left out or get made fun of, you can still end up being awesome.

Kevin's pick:"Die Hard"

Why "Die Hard"?
While "Die Hard" is not your traditional Christmas movie, I'd like to point out that if it wasn't for Christmas officer John McClain would not have been at Nakatomi Plaza on that fateful night.  Also, there is something about watching Bruce Willis shoot bad guys in the face and blowing stuff up that makes standing in the long lines at the mall much easier.

There you have it folks, these are our favorite holiday movies, let us know what yours are! 

Team Ugly

November 15, 2009