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The Manly Ridiculousness Of ‘Braveheart’


Dudes have been randomly screaming “freedom!” in a bad Scottish brogue ever since the blockbuster Braveheart came out in 1995. I’ve heard that single word shouted in bars and at ballgames and between friends, a revered callback to a movie that all American men seem to love, except for me, and that’s mainly because I had never seen it until a few weeks ago.




by John DeVore

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