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Latest “L.A.” Mag Post – About the “Vacation” House

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Los Angeles Magazine Blog Posts

Don’t forget to read my latest post for L.A.mag.com, about the Griswold house from National Lampoon’s Vacation.  My articles typically get published in the late morning/early afternoon hours.



The Guesthouse Hotel from “National Lampoon’s Vacation”

Dec 17th, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Once fellow stalker Owen, of the When Write Is Wrong blog, tracked down the Town House Motel from National Lampoon’s Vacation (which I blogged about here) a couple of weeks back, he set about trying to find the hexagon-shaped pool where Clark W. Griswold (Chevy Chase) went skinny dipping with The Girl in the Ferrari (Christie Brinkley) in the 1983 flick.  After, as he said, “putting in more Google search permutations and combinations than I can count,” he came across the locale right in the […]



The Town House Motel from “Vacation”

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

As I mentioned in last Wednesday’s post, fellow stalker Owen, of the When Write Is Wrong blog, recently got on a kick of tracking down missing locations from his all-time favorite comedy, the 1983 classic National Lampoon’s Vacation.  One of the locales he managed to find was the Town House Motel in Glendale, where Clark W. Griswold (Chevy Chase) and his family – wife Ellen (Beverly D’Angelo), son Rusty (Anthony Michael Hall) and daughter Audrey (Beverly Hills, 90210’s Dana Barron) – spent the first night […]



Lou Glutz Motors from “Vacation”

Nov 27th, 2013 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Fellow stalker Owen, of the When Write Is Wrong blog, recently embarked upon a mission to try to track down some of the unknown locations from one of his favorite movies, the 1983 classic Vacation.  He had quite a bit of success, too, managing to pinpoint two elusive spots, one of which was the Norwalk motel where Clark W. Griswold (Chevy Chase) skinny-dipped with The Girl in the Ferrari (Christie Brinkley) – a place I was absolutely dying to stalk while in L.A. two weeks […]