"FOOD FIGHT!" yells John Belushi in National Lampoon's Animal House. The ensuing chaos is, of course, the finest and most artistically-complete food fight scene in cinema history.

Anyone who's ever been in a real food fight knows the heartache and pain behind the glamour of flying cream puffs, meringues and the like. The years of training - most of us started when just a few months old - finally pay off as your opponents cringe in abject fear.

Hand me another pie!