All right men. You know it, I know it, so let’s stop pretending. The reinforcements we were promised aren’t coming. Just got the final confirmation from central command.
Billy, please don’t cry Billy. I know you’re tired. I know you’re homesick. I know you just want to be able to celebrate Halloween without panic-sweating at the mention of “Nightmare before Christmas”. It seemed so harmless at first, just a weird one-off holiday crossover for awkward emo kids, buoyed by an improbably strong Danny Elfman score. How could we know that that was the beginning of the end?
Tired of being accused of living in a hipster bubble? Weary of having to argue that American Studies was, too, a “real” major? Confused about what stand to take on Catalan secession? Need some help so you don’t appear completely clueless?
Good news! At this week’s “Brews and Boards” game night, you can show everyone how internationally aware you are with the new Settlers of Catalonia game! This Catalan expansion pack will bring the conflict to life even if you don’t understand the issues. Best of all, it’s almost identical to the original board game, allowing you to feign interest in the separatist movement while still dominating the competition with your usual Catan-winning strategies. (more…)
I think we can all agree there’s nothing cuter than a fluffy little doggy doing its doggy thing in movies/TV, and that there’s nothing uglier than the foul stench of racism in which we judge human beings by the color of their skin and not the content of their character. But what if those very doggies were very racist? So, we did some digging and you’ll never believe the bigoted bones buried deep in pop culture’s backyard. (more…)
Recently, I sat down with Wilson The Volleyball to talk about his acting career post-Castaway. Here’s a transcript of our conversation which touches on the difficulties of maintaining a Hollywood career while being typecast:
Me: So, where are you now?
Wilson: Well, I’ve been doing work here and there.
Me: Oh really, what have you popped up in?
Wilson: I did some background work in NBC’s Superstore
. I was in a scene that took place in a sporting good aisle. (more…)