K&F Show #258: The Masters and Adam Sandler’s ’74 Duster; Movie Review Revisit – Happy Gilmore!


Kibbe and Friends

Welcome to the official Kibbe and Friends Show with myself, Justin “Corndog” Cornette, and Show Producer Bernie McPartland! With this show we’re basically setting up the Boars Nest for the entire automotive media world to swing through for a couple watered down beers, stale popcorn, and fantastic waitresses. You can find every episode here on The MuscleCar Place as well as iTunes, Stitcher, iHeart Radio, and Google Play. From time to time we’ll also be posting video clips and full shows to The Kibbe and Friends YouTube channel.  If you click the “Download” link at the top of this post you’ll be able to stream it on your phone directly. You can also pull the RSS feed as well.

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LS Fest West 2023

Presented by Holley!

Phase 3 of Kibbe and Friends is officially here, and Holley is back for more fun, foolishness, and flying orange Chargers!

It’s time to look forward to spring break. How about April 28-30 in Las Vegas at Holley LS Fest West?? If an LS based (or current generation LT V8) engine is powering your ride or if you are considering a swap to LS power, this is your event! Race cars, street rods, muscle cars, trucks, late models, drift cars, prerunners, Ultra 4 buggies – you name it, if it is powered by an LS/LT there will be something here for you! Take part in the Drag Racing classes, Autocross, 3S Challenge, Show-N-Shine, Sac Speed Shop Donut Pit, Dyno Challenge, Road Course Challenge, off road Dirt Destruction and more!

Just visit Holley.com to peruse and view for yourself and be SURE to tell them that we sent you!


Happy Gilmore – ’74 Duster to the rescue! Image: Universal Pictures

April Movie Redux: Happy Gilmore!

Note: the Happy Gilmore review you are about to hear was originally recorded in KF Show #220 in April of 2022. It was awesome then and it’s awesome now!

K&F Show Summary:

Movie Review: In honor of the Masters PGA Tournament we bring you our review of the best automotive golf move starring Adam Sandler known to man; Happy Gilmore. Think of it like Billy Madison, but it’s about golf, has Apollo Creed in it, and stars a ’74 Duster with a sweet aftermarket sunroof!

Happy Gilmore is a man who wished he was a hockey player and who was raised by his grandmother after his mother ran out of him and his dad was killed by an errant hockey puck. While his hockey dream would never become a reality, the slapshot he mastered would help him to become a long drive golf hero of the common man. It would also somehow get him beat up by Bob Barker, host of “The Price is Right!”

Aside from the slapstick humor, this also gave us the chance to do a deep dive on A-Body MOPARS and investigate the magic “1973 and newer” front disc brake swap phenomenon that changed MOPAR humanity as we know it. All credit goes to Happy!

10 Corndogs!


Legit Movie Info

Happy Gilmore
Directed by Dennis Dugan
Written By Tim Herlihy & Adam Sandler
Starring Adam Sandler, Carl Weathers, Julie Bowen, Christopher McDonald, and Kevin Nealon
Released Feb 16, 2996


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National Parts Depot Presents: Bernie on the News

Also in this episode….the good people at National Parts Depot have to decided 2023 is the year to present the Award Winning Newsman Bernie McPartland in his (self-proclaimed) award winning news segment, Bernie On the News. As most of you know, NPD is the title sponsor of The MuscleCar Place Podcast and has been since 2011. Their immense support of TMCP as a show (and as a company) can’t be overshadowed.

And now, the fact that they are presenting Bern in the drivers seat for the world to hear….is somewhat humbling. And by humbling, we mean frightening, terrifying, sickening, etc. Welcome, NPD (and Bern, don’t screw this up)!



KF Patreon Show:

John Schenider and Justin Cornette at the recent JSS event. Click the photo for the exclusive interview in Patreon!

KF Patreon Peeps, the year 2023 will be an important one for Patreon specifically and if you’d consider jumping up to the $5 level it would sure help. The $10 level will remain and we now have a brand new $20 level as well! All members who join at that level will receive a sticker swag pack in the mail, you’ll be IMMEDIATELY entered in the monthly prize grab, and you’ll receive a phone call from one (or all) of us to chat up whatever you want for 30 minutes!

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