Trailer Thursdays – September 14

It’s once again time to take a look at some of the trailers that catch my as we look to the future to see what will entertain us in the coming months.

We’ll kick things off this week with The CW’s DC TV shows, specifically, the latest trailer for ARROW season six, where they say “Everything Changes” – like a new night and time for the show.

Liam Neeson sure seems to find himself in weird situations, like in THE COMMUTER, where he stars as a businessman who gets caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his commute home. The movie is scheduled for a January 12, 2018 release.

Whenever Nintendo comes out with a new system, the new Super Mario game is always at the forefront of people’s thoughts. Yesterday, Nintendo presented an extended look at the Switch’s October release, SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY, which includes a new sidekick for the company mascot – Cappy. They may be getting a little lazy with the names…

Sticking with Nintendo, they also released a trailer for FIRE EMBLEM WARRIORS on the Switch, which will also be released next month.

For whatever reason, Tommy Wiseau’s terrible movies are a cult favorite, and THE DISASTER ARTIST, starring James Franco, will tell of the making of Wiseau’s The Room. The movie is set for December 1.

Finally, October’s TRAGEDY GIRLS is a flick about two friends and amateur crime reporters who realize that they can get scoops on murders if they’re the ones committing them. It’s set to premiere at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival  from Oct. 12-15.

That’s all for this week. What are you looking forward to? Talk about it here!

  • I really wish that today was Friday!

    • Me too! My wife took Friday off, so it would be family day here!

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      SO does Rebecca Black

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I’m back at work! BOOOOOOOO

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I made it through 2 episodes of World War II In Colour before I passed out.

    It may have been the 5 glasses of bourbon that did it.

  • I’m reading quotes from Hilarys book of everyone she blames for the lose. It’s a Piers Morgan article (who I don’t like but he’s mostly just pulling quotes) Was her point to prove why she would be a terrible president? Besides being delusional this all reads like someone who can’t handle any adversity or opposition in any way

    • ProjectBlue

      Honestly? Delusion to soften her image, make her look sympathetic, long term goal of lining Chelsea up for the meat grinder. Reality? People that already don’t like her see her whining about everyone but her shitty campaign

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I have a real problem with her not sticking to the poor campaign she ran as the reason for her defeat. I was a Hillary supporter for the last 2 years, and even I know it wasn’t Comey that did her in. The polls were wrong, and her campaign is to blame for riding on the “Trump is evil” narrative instead of busting ass in key states and talking more about your own platform.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Not to mention the fact that a very, very large percentage of the people who voted against her or didn’t vote at all, hate her (whether irrationally or to be blamed on her).

        • the support she had when she ran against Obama was as about as high as the passionate support she was ever gonna get. Everyone had the opinion made up on her

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Right. She was getting 56 million people to vote for her 2 years ago and today.

      • ProjectBlue

        There was so many “reasons” but I still think her collapsing/dragged into the car on 9/11 was the sealer

        • ehhh it certainly didn’t help I mean you knew you were being lied to at that point (you are always lied to by politicians but still)
          OH her health is great she’s fine she’s great…

          (gets carried up and down stairs, collapses on a warm day.. and on and on)

          • ProjectBlue

            …ironically she’s been pretty solid since then. Stress related maybe

          • yeah I mean she is an old woman on a super stressful long campaign anything is possible but the not admitting she was …fighting a cold or whatever just made it easy for people to assume worse.

            I was thinking from clips I’ve seen.. losing was probably good for her she looks 10 years young than the corpse that conceded

    • Well, the book is called What Happened. And it was never going to be self-reflection and identifying her flaws. So she tosses shit at people.

  • on Putin: “I never imagined that he would have the audacity to launch a massive covert attack against our own democracy”

    THEN YOU DONT DESERVE TO BE PRES! … Always assume the Russian have “the audacity”

    • ProjectBlue

      Wasn’t everyone already sitting on intel saying he was doing just that in the entire lead up to election day?

      • That one just slapped me in the face of… why would you ever say about you running for leader of the free world you would have never imagined the evil empire does something evil…

        WHAT?

  • anyway… women right?

    • Matt_InGeeked

      My mother-in-law said she would never want to vote for a woman to be president because “we’re so emotional, I would be afraid of what we would do if we had the launch codes and we were on our period.”

      …………………………….wow.

      • well…when you really think about it..that is some what sensible… when you think about the most generic cliches of a guy….do you want that person to be president either?

        basically no one should be president be cause we are a disaster people

      • ProjectBlue

        Giant issue but it wouldn’t play well in the press. Unless you’re on Trump’s payroll, I find it shocking any woman would vote for Big Daddy Grabber

        • Matt_InGeeked

          My mother-in-law is a Reagan republican who wants the world to be 1955.

          • ProjectBlue

            True, but he still pulled like ~40% of women, just crazy. Long standing preferences/prejudices aside

          • Matt_InGeeked

            There is a culture of “the good ol’ American way” that plays to baby boomer women in rural parts of the country especially. They were raised that way.

          • Diddly

            Only millennials love Hillary

          • ProjectBlue

            Those bastards

  • Grant Hart of Husker Du is dead

    • ProjectBlue

      That’s sad. Or good. Depends if that’s a band or something or a paramilitary death squad or something.

    • RudoWakening

      Such a bummer. I saw some recent pics of him a couple of weeks back and he looked to be in REALLY bad shape

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Damn 🙁

  • Facts

    At a retreat for work. Bah humbug

    • ProjectBlue

      Wave a white flag, maybe they’ll all laugh and let you go home early

  • RudoWakening

    Rest in power, Grant Hart

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Who is Grant Hart?

      • RudoWakening

        He was the drummer/co-lead vocalist from Hüsker Dü, one of the finest bands of the 80d that redefined hardcore

    • WorldWide Duck

      That’s a good band.

  • Facts

    Im still broken up about Frank Vincent.

    • Diddly

      He was the mob boss in GTA3! 🙁

    • The Professor

      now go home and get your fucking shinebox

  • Mikey

    Arrow is going to be awesome this year. Flash probably won’t be awesome.

    • ProjectBlue

      Going in pretty blind, haven’t bothered with trailers only vaguely aware Harry Potter guy’s off Flash, Merlin’s probably off but maybe could be back on Arrow.

      • Mikey

        Damn, they’re just writing out Julian. Why?

        • ProjectBlue

          …shit, sorry. They haven’t said short of he won’t be returning but it will be mentioned why in opener

        • It’s open for a return. He’s got other projects going on.

    • I’m guessing Flash is better this season than last season.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    When someone’s opinion of a situation would set women’s rights back 60 years, it doesn’t matter if it’s a woman’s opinion or not.

  • WorldWide Duck

    I’m also against the idea of a woman President. My understanding is that their periods attract bears. In these trying times, we are already on the verge of a powder keg of racial, gender and political divides that threatens to destroy society as we know it. We do not need a siege on Washington by bears on top of those problems.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I’m colluding with Bears to take over the country.

      • WorldWide Duck

        Chicago Bears? I’m okay with a 3-13 success rate for the destruction of sweet liberty.

    • Diddly

      Post this at the other site so Tom Dawkings will talk about your second sentence

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I for one welcome our Bear overlords.

    • ProjectBlue

      I enjoyed Bear Pascoe’s work for the Giants. And we’re in a world where he’s just as qualified to be president

  • Matt_InGeeked

    21 straight for the Tribe!

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Catching up on what I missed the last couple of days. I enjoyed the exchange from Marv, Peyton, Mahn and Diddly about Cancer and Cute girl being lonely this week.

  • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

    Off Saturday, working Sunday. It’s still double time so I’ll take it

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I’ve probably done more drinking the last 5 days than I have in the last 5 years.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy
    • DAJackson7

      Not so subtle $69 price

    • Jaysus. Helluva price tag.

  • DAJackson7

    Annual review in 15 minutes! I hope it take 30 seconds…..

    • The Professor

      good job DA. Here’s a 1% raise

    • A couple of days ago a guy in my office got called for what he thought was his review and wound up fired.

      Good luck!

      • Matt_InGeeked

        You always know just what to say.

  • After looking into it, I think that Tom Dawkins is a BoD poster. But I can’t recall him ever saying anything of note, or being a particularly strong personality.

    • Diddly

      Well then you’ve been missing out on the funniest poster this side of the Mississippi River (or whatever the Canadian equivalent of that is)

    • No idea who this person is.

  • DAJackson7

    3% raise and 3% of my annual salary bonus check! The review went well…and that money will buy…………..nothing i need to pay off the wedding

    • Diddly

      Will it buy you the new $800 LEGO Millennium Falcon?

      • DAJackson7

        If I had that kind of Fuck money i would send that right to you.

    • That’s much better than getting fired!

      • DAJackson7

        Yeah it is

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Drinks on you, woohoo!

  • Matt_InGeeked
    • Because money.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I actually really liked the first Hellboy, and the 2nd one was pretty okay too.

        I will say the guy from Stranger Things looks good as Hellboy though.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Frank Vincent looked 78 back in 1990.

  • Devin Harris

    The massage class was offering free massages so I took them up on their offer. It has changed my life

    • Marv

      Love a good massage.

      • Devin Harris

        It wasn’t that kind but it did feel like the woman was coming on to me. At least that’s what I like to think about all women

        • Marv

          No I meant for real, I love a good normal massage lol

          I’m not against them starting with the boner and working out from there but even if they skip that part a massage is still nice.

          • Devin Harris

            Oh dude it’s magic. My back has been bothering me for two days and now *poof*. Now I can walk like a normal 37 year old

      • Mikey

        I’ve been off the grid for a while. I figured that trip was like three weeks away still, but a week from today I’ll be in town.

        • Marv

          I know right, it feels like we’ve got plenty of time. I texted my buddy last night like “Um….where the fuck are those tickets?”

          I’ll hit him up again today.

  • Marv

    Went to bed at 9 p.m. last night like a real winner, slept all the way through with no issues at all.

    Woke up still tired like I overslept. There’s just no winning is there lol

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Yeah most of the time I can’t sleep the ‘normal’ 8 hours without feeling like a zombie

    • Devin Harris

      I slept 9 until 4:30 and I still feel like a zombie. There really isn’t any winning

  • English bird here in the office asked me if I cried during the movie last night and I said no. She said “oh I suppose not, you are sort of like a man aren’t you?”

    Yeah, sort of.

  • Devin Harris

    Anyone know of a painless way to get out of a car loan?

    • DAJackson7

      Like…….refinance it? Or burn it for insurance money?

      • Devin Harris

        I’m always up for some insurance fraud.

        • DAJackson7

          Hint….just drive into a tree a little after dusk and say you swerved to miss a deer. Always works

          • Devin Harris

            You sound……..like you have lots of experience with this. I’m not insulting you but showing an appreciation for the knowledge being dropped

          • DAJackson7

            The logistics of it all is what helps, you don’t want to hit another vehicle and cause the insurance to pay someone else for injuries or their property….just go on a back road, hit a tree and don’t hurt yourself. So hit it at like 35. No questions asked, check is in the mail.

          • This assumes he has full coverage.

          • DAJackson7

            Eh if he has a loan on it he has to have full coverage of some kind

          • Valid point. Unless he changed it.

          • Devin Harris

            hahaha nice

    • Pay it off.

      You’re welcome.

      • Devin Harris

        I’m debating that. I could pay it off but that would cut into the house money. I’m at an impasse here

        • I advise against insurance fraud. Reward vs risk ratio is low.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Well, I’m bored already.

    • Did you know that you can watch porn on your phone?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Probably not the best thing to do at work. I mean, other than smothering patients.

  • Marv

    God how amazing does The Disaster Artist look? That movie is going to be fucking fantastic I’ll be there opening day

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I like Franco. He always looks like he’s having a good time making movies.

      • Marv

        I dislike him in normal movies like Spider-Man and stuff where he’s just playing a guy. He’s terrible at that. Stuff like this though where he has a weird character to dig into? He’s fucking awesome. He was fucking incredible in Sprang Braaaaaaaake Foreeeeva

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I always enjoy him in those films with Rogen.

          The Interview, Pineapple Express, This is the End.

          • Marv

            You’ve gotta check him out in Spring Breakers he’s fucking awesome

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I just googled that movie. Never even heard of it. I may check that out sometime.

          • Marv

            He’s mostly just drugged up through the whole thing and mumbling “Sprang Break Foreeeeeeva” but it’s fucking amazing lol he’s a hero

        • RudoWakening

          That movie was SO FUCKING GOOD

          • Marv

            I thought I was going to hate it and now it’s one of my favorite movies ever. He’s so fucking great in it!

    • Diddly

      Oh hi Marv!

    • Well, at least I now don’t need to watch the trailer. Based on your statement, I’m confident the film will suck.

  • I wonder if the Preacher guys made any effort to cast Mark Calloway in the role of the Saint of Killers. I’m watching one of the final eps of the season and the Saint is trying to escape from a truck and he’s punching the wall like Undertaker would a guy in the corner.

    It would’ve been awesome if it was actually Taker.

    • Marv

      I doubt it. I’m always amazed any wrestler gets an acting role considering how poor they are at the craft every week.

      • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

        Unless you’re the Rock

        • Marv

          And even he was horrible when he started.

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            At least he was smart enough to take lessons

      • Fair enough, though I do believe Ennis based the Saint at least a little bit on Taker.

        • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

          That kinda makes sense

        • Marv

          I don’t think I’ve seen the Saint yet I have no idea who that is

    • DAJackson7

      He does need something to do with his time now

  • RudoWakening

    Early out for me! Now I’ll get to Chicago by about 5:00

    • Woo! Stop by a Lou’s for me and have them send me a pizza.

      • RudoWakening

        Lou’s ships nationwide!

  • chicagodem79

    So I just watched that Super Mario Odyssey trailer. I REALLY hate that I actually entertained the thought of buying a Switch because of that game…..damn….

  • Marv

    When you’ve juuuuuust turned black, and you can’t switch back
    Well you know you gotta go find out all the rules

  • Marv

    I’ve found a youtube playlist of Patrice O’Neal talking about various movies. I will be doing this all morning while the boy knocks over the dining room chairs then puts them back up again then knocks them down again then puts them back up again then knocks them dow

  • Marv

    I’m imagining Devin walking into a massage place and asking for an hour and the lady responding “So…you want us to do one calf or a forearm?”

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Lunch! I might be bad today.

    • Marv

      Is the fam still back at…wherever? Or have they come home too?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        They will be home in 30 minutes!

  • The son of a bitch who decided baby clothes should be riddled with diapers is a sadistic whore spawn who deserves to be kicked in the genitals repeatedly.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Philly Cheesesteak…OMG

    • ProjectBlue

      Did one at a dibellas sub place a couple weeks back, was not a fan, wasn’t cheesy enough and they got the order wrong to boot. (wrong roll, no peppers or onions)

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Well, this is plenty cheesy, and has peppers and onions on the right roll!

    • Marv

      What does it taste like? I miss red meat so much.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        It tastes like love.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Why aren’t you eating red meat?

        • Marv

          My kind of kidney stones come from whatever is in beef.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            That sucks dude.

            I have abnormally high cholesterol. Soooo….I should be eating something else right now.

          • Marv

            It’s a lot better than some of the other options. I could’ve had to quit soda or milk or *shivers* even beer. So giving up red meat isn’t too bad lol

            Oh and kale! That was a weird one. I had to stop eating that too because it’s super duper high in oxalate and causes stones for some people.

            My cholesterol somehow is about normal which really makes no sense at all considering my life’s diet

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I consider the idea of never eating kale a great problem to have.

          • Marv

            Lol yeah that was a real “awwwww shucks!” moment haha

          • Matt_InGeeked

            “Nuts, doc! Nuts to you!”
            *waives sarcastic fist in the air*

          • Marv

            More like:

            “No really, it’s like one of the first things on the list. I can’t eat kale.”
            “Yeah right, it’s one of the healthiest foods ever.”
            *whips out list and points defiantly at kale*
            “Seeeeeee?”
            “Wow. Woooooooow. Well you can eat spinach right?”
            *mouth open wide eyed stare back at her*

          • Miko363

            Now we’re all learning why old people eat nothing but oatmeal and turkey sandwiches and tea.

          • Marv

            It’s so sad. I turned around one day and I was saying shit like, “Soda pop? After six o’clock? Oh that’s crazy I can’t do that.”

          • DAJackson7

            I have one soda every morning and i keep thinking about cutting it out

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I don’t even drink soda anymore because I always feel terrible afterwards.

          • Miko363

            I have to make sure I take my pills if I want red sauce of any kind

  • I’m hungry. I already had some salad for a mid morning snack.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I had a single apple for breakfast, so I’m eating this sandwich like I’m making out with it.

      • I have a stir fry for lunch that The Wife made last night.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          stir fry is good

  • TatR!

    TATR TATR TATR

    • I know a place here that makes these big thick cut wedge fries, and they cook them in beef lard, so that’s what I always think of when I see you.

      • TatR!

        Yeah we were at this fish and chip shop on holiday, and it was only when I ordered a veggie burger as well as the chips that they asked if I wanted my chips NOT cooked in the beef stuff. Had I just ordered chips I’d’ve had some beefy ass chips.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          “we were at this fish and chip shop on holiday”

          This couldn’t be more British.

          • TatR!

            Yes that occured to me immediately after I posted it

        • TatR!

          for US viewers:

          holiday = vacation
          chips = fries

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Hi Tay-Tay

    • RudoWakening

      Hello, TatR!

      • TatR!

        HEY THAD. Everywhere is selling Cold Brew here now. They have it at the Starbucks right by new my new office. It’s expensive but I had two large ones today, its very nice

        • RudoWakening

          Hooray!! The best part is that it’s stronger than regular coffee

          • TatR!

            yeah two large might have been a bad choice

    • Facts

      That post looks familiar.

      • Marv

        RIP

        • Facts

          RIP indeed

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      I heard that in the tune of the underground theme from Super Mario Bros.1

  • RudoWakening

    Every everything

    • Marv

      Is this that song from Hackers? “Everything everything everything everything every every everything everything everything everything every every everything bent is the razor of love bent is the razor of love bent is the razor of love” *zip zap zap toodleeeee doodleee zip zap lazer zap toodlee doodleeeeee*

      • TatR!

        Anyway, Marv, the AA show is so great. Half way through show 2 with Vos. Vos really is just brilliant. The real fuckup with the Jim & Sam show is that they didn’t just have all the comics hanging all the time. I know they wanted to do something “different” I guess but it’s just boring.

        • Marv

          Yeah I’m absolutely loving it. In episode three Ant tries to get a little political and Artie just shits all over it and they move on quickly. It’s fucking awesome it’s exactly what we were saying we wanted.

          • TatR!

            Yay! It was funny on show 1 Ant talks about the rumours of Opie being co-host and is like “Yeah, we started talking and it was cool but then it was like… ah okay I remember now”. Nooooobody likes Opie.

          • Marv

            During the Chip Armey episode of the podacast Chip is babbling about Generals and Lieutenants and Ant just quietly says “Boy this is like flashbacks of my 20 year career.” It takes like five seconds then Jim almost dies laughing. The rumor on the reddit for years has been that Chip is basically a goof on Opie

          • TatR!

            Oh god that was such a funny episode of Chip. I love the new clapping/quick cut off bit

          • Marv

            He did that at the live show they did earlier this week and apparently and the whole crowd took the cue too.

            I’m seeing him next weekend dude I can’t wait

          • TatR!

            I love the delay before the signal. Like he’ll make a joke that gets nothing then there’s a few seconds and then applause. Then fwwt! When Bob Kelly was there and people started clapping he was just like what the fuuuuuuuuuuuuck

          • Marv

            It was a brilliant bit to start on Bob because he sold it so well. Especially on the YT version his eyes would get huge every time and he’d look behind him to the crowd like “Is this real? This can’t be real.”

          • TatR!

            Oh when he reacts as well to Chips new idea of pronouncing www as wuhhhhhhh, he’s literally like WHAT THE FUCK WAS THAT

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I love Hackers in a “this movie is fucking terrible” sort of way.

        • I’m about 85% sure that I did see that picture.

        • Marv

          Definitely one of my favorite movies from my teenage years. I get its crap but it’s got super young Angelina Jolie boobs so whatevs

          • Matt_InGeeked

            But for every Angie boobs, there’s Matthew Lillard doing his Matthew Lillard role.

          • Marv

            TRASHING OUR RIGHTS MAN TRASHING THE SYSTEM THEY’RE TRASHING TRASHING TRASHING hahahaha

  • Miko363

    I have a coupon for a free D’Angelo’s cheese steak, but it’s at least 30 minutes away round trip and I got in super late. So looks like a full price cheese steak across the street.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      At least it’s cheese steak!

      • Miko363

        Good enough for me!

  • Facts

    They will be having a Salad Dressing Demo at this retreat?

    • When I go to work stuff it’s usually all booze, so that’s refreshing I suppose. If you’re into salad dressing.

      • Facts

        I don’t know what this has to do with anything.

        • You’re talking about a work thing, right? I was comparing and contrasting.

          • Facts

            Yes a work retreat.

          • So that was the connection. You mentioned your work retreat, and I mentioned my work retreat.

  • Ok, let’s start my Bayformers marathon with Transformers (2007)

    • TatR!

      :/ Nobody has ever survived this marathon.

      • Marv

        I tried to watch the new one last night and made it 50 minutes in.

        • DAJackson7

          Man i was really wanting a play by play review

          • Marv

            I couldn’t keep track of what was happening. I don’t mind a bad movie, I actually quite like one, but I have to be able to follow wtf is happening

        • TatR!

          Christ, was there like a further two and a half hours to go right

    • Marv

      If you’re still doing this later I’ll jump in for T2

      • It’s gonna take me a while to get through this one with a cranky, needy garbage disposal…

    • I thought that was kind of fun at the time. I’ve never rewatched it though.

      I’ve never seen the sequels. I think there’s like 3 now.

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      I enjoyed the first one, but I was done after the second one

      • I’ve only seen the first one

      • DAJackson7

        To be fair the second one is the worst one

        • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

          The 3 on 1 fight in the forest is the only saving grace

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I don’t think Fisher Stevens ever got another big role after Hackers. Someone must have seen him in Hackers.

    • Or society at large refused to recognize a man named Fisher. I like to think it’s that.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        It is a bit silly.

      • TatR!

        He should have married Carrie Fisher! Then… her name would have been Carrie Stevens.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I love you sometimes.

          • TatR!

            Sometimes!

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Sometimes.

    • Marv

      He was in other stuff. He was all over L&O in the 00s and then he was on Blacklist.

      He’d have probably been better off if he’d never done Hackers though, that’s for sure. That character was just so horrible. “Never fear…*kicks up skateboard*…I…is here.”

      Eewwwwwwwwwwww oh god that gives me goosepimples lol

      • Matt_InGeeked

        To be honest, before he was in Hackers, he was known for playing some Indian-esque-possiblyfromamadeupcountry guy in Short Circuit. So really his career trajectory was never really on the up slope.

  • Miko363

    Made it to day 4 of 5 solo with the kids, and I am posting here so I have not died. It’s actually going surprisingly well.

    • The longest that I’ve done both kids solo so far is a few hours. Godspeed, Sir.

      • I’ve done a couple of days with just The Boy. Baby is a new thing though.

      • Miko363

        It helps that it’s during the week so we’re in our “Daycare and work and dinner and bed” routines. If it was over a long weekend and I had to entertain them all day, I’d be fucked. And the 4 year old can dress himself and use the toilet, but I have to trade that with the constant arguing.

        My wife gets home tomorrow in time for me to drive an hour to a rehearsal dinner, then we have my sister’s wedding Saturday. Sunday cannot come soon enough.

    • Marv

      You’re a hero. I think I went apeshit on like day three with one lol

  • Tranquilo Baby Tranquilo

    The new issue of Star Wars is pretty silly.

  • Facts

    …………the Salad Dressing Demo is done.

    • I’ve done olive oil tastings before. Never at a work event though. That was just for fun.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    The girls are home. The bachelor-life era lasted 20 hours.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I thought I had 3 days, but they started letting people back in the county early. I should have done more with my time.

    • Marv

      Lol well that’s too bad

    • TatR!

      Did you put all your tissues in the bin

      • Matt_InGeeked

        From crying after watching Steel Magnolias? Yes.

        Wait.

        Porn. Yeah! Yeah man.

        Yeah.

        • No, I’m certain it’s tears.

        • Diddly

          Make sure they can’t see what you have liked on Twitter!

          • Marv

            How great is that lol

          • Diddly

            Dude they played his interview on the radio this morning and it’s so obvious it was actually Cruz liking the tweets. Like just admit it and it’ll all blow over

          • Marv

            He can’t that’s the best part. He’s been anti-porn and anti-fun his entire career. So instead he’ll keep denying and it will follow him forever lol

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I don’t even have a twitters.

          • DAJackson7

            Same

          • I always though that you seemed bright.

            Sensitive, but bright.

  • I think I’m going to go and eat my stir fry.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy
    • Oh goodie, a thinkpiece series about porn.

      • Marv

        I watch it for the articles.

        • Hopefully Omar shows up

          • Miko363

            I’m not sure Omar Little in a porno would be my kind of scene…

          • Oh I was just hoping he shot everyone and ended the project in the first episode

          • Miko363

            I’d love to see some big producer pull a swerve like that someday.

  • Toronto Beer Week starts tomorrow.

    • Marv

      Love a good beerfest.

  • This Firestick is trying to protect me from this movie

  • RudoWakening

    Off to Chicago!!

    • Matt_InGeeked

  • Allons-y

    • TatR!

      Andiamo!

    • Reasonable Opinion Guy

      Gabagool

  • TatR!

    Jon Ronson’s just done a thing about porn and he was on Rogan talking about it. Apparently if you’re like mid 20s to mid 30s you basically can’t get work in porn anymore because you either have to be like a teen or a milf to make any money.

    • Marv

      I don’t really understand how there is even a porno industry anymore. Who the fuck is paying for porn?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        That is pretty funny. It’s all over the place for free.

        • Marv

          I always wonder who is more surprised: The guy that made Twitter because it’s now the official mouthpiece of the President of the United States or the guy that made tumblr because now it’s just a porn hub lol

          • TatR!

            The guy who made the casual geekery and now it’s the rambling of us deplorables?

          • Marv told me that was gonna happen

          • that’s ok he is busy fighting his firestick

          • Rowlf

            That sounds like a euphemism.

          • That would probably be more fun if it was

          • Or the people that made the new hot thing that are now gone or a joke like vine and myspace

          • Miko363

            Don’t forget Tout!

            Oh wait that never even made it to “hot new thing” mode.

      • we bought the doctor who parody porn

      • TatR!

        That’s a real issue apparently.

  • Marv

    I’m reading this article about the discovery of a fish hook they’ve dated to 40,000 years ago. It’s insane to think we’ve had the boat technology for that long. I keep waiting for them to find out that Atlantis was real.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      40,000 years old! FAKE NEWS! The world is only 6,000 years old and dinosaurs were Jesus horses.

    • Devin Harris

      I look at the Pyramids the same way. We can’t make a ballpark that can last 20 years but the Pyramids are somehow still standing.

      • Marv

        I like how the pyramids around the world get shittier as time goes on because they started losing the technology as time went on. Like populations would get halfway done with a pyramid and it would be perfectly set and then they’d lose the knowledge halfway through so the top half would be all fucked up

        • Devin Harris

          Seems like that would work the other way around. I’m really not sure how building technology has managed to go backwards

          • Marv

            Lost knowledge is a fascinating idea to me. I didn’t really understand how it could work until we went full digital. Like imagine if tomorrow the internet turned off, suddenly a huge swath of the world population doesn’t know anything because they have no place to go get the information.

          • Devin Harris

            When I was doing my ancestry thing last year I learned that the best record keepers were the Mormons which is why ancestry tracing is really even a thing.

            I think it was Greek or Roman history where the teacher talked about people not keeping good records because you always had to be on alert from attacks. Also, you had to be ready to leave at any time. Keeping records never ranked as being important.

          • Marv

            Oh yeah the Mormons love that shit. They believe you can send dead spirits to heaven if you bless them here so they like going back and sending all their old kin to the sky or whatever.

            I think it was Greeks that didn’t keep records so well. The Romans loved to do it so they could keep tax rolls.

        • Aliens stopped helping.

      • DAJackson7

        Roman concrete too

        • Devin Harris

          How old is the Colosseum? It’s gotta be like 2,000 years old, right? Just amazing when you think about it.

          • DAJackson7

            Yep, and their roads last longer than ours…Sure now we have more pressure on them, but in 2000 we still can’t make something that lasts as long

          • Devin Harris

            And one would think we are just going to keep using roads so figuring out how to make them last would be a priority. It’s not like cars where there is money to be made in producing crap

          • Miko363

            There’s money to be made in repairing roads I suppose.

          • Devin Harris

            We just raised taxes in order to repair our roads. Before that they’ve just been left to rot. I don’t know

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Things are made to break down now. That’s how we keep jobs going, otherwise everything would stop needing to be produced.

        • Devin Harris

          I get that but I don’t think anyone is getting rich off of producing roads that can’t hold up for three years.

          • Marv

            Dude you’ve driven past construction. Those 10 guys out there just standing around are getting paaaaaaaaaaaaid

          • Matt_InGeeked

            No, but we use materials that have “percentages” of ingredients in them.

      • To be fair, ballparks last long than 20 years. Owners just want them updated or want new ones with more features.

  • 36 minutes in, my Firestick goes, “nope, stop watching this right now.”

    • Marv

      This Firestick thing doesn’t sound like it works all that well.

      • If I had paid for it, I’d be really annoyed. But it was a gift…

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I don’t care for it. My mother-in-law has one. I like my roku more. The interface is easier too.

  • Oh hey look it’s Trish Walker from Jessica Jones talking in an Aussie accent. Huh. That’s her natural accent… weird

  • Matt_InGeeked

    So far it sounds like all the doctors who live on the Island over here got the worst of it.

    Glad I’m not rich this one time.

  • Marv

    Ok now I’m reading about Gobleki Tepe and stuff, I’ve officially fallen off the deep end.

    To the park!

    • RudoWakening

      That site is FASCINATING

  • One of my favorite story arcs in Angel is the one where they go to Pylea.

  • Facts

    The Romans had indoor plumbing at one time.

  • TatR!

    New Found Glory are doing this tour in the UK where they play albums in their entirety. Here in Nottingham they’re playing Self Titled and Sticks and Stones, but I really want to see Catalyst and Not Without A Fight so I’m gonna travel all the way down to Londontown to see that instead.

    • TatR!

      thoughts questions comments

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Why would you ask how much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Obviously it’s a hypothetical number unless you viewed the woodchuck in question chucking said wood.

        • TatR!

          Sometimes!

      • Feta cheese is great when paired with things, but not great on its own.

        • TatR!

          No it’s not a… stand-alone cheese :/

      • Tranquilo Baby Tranquilo

        Jim Cornette is right about almost everything. Except Nirvana.

  • blah I had not until now looked into the details of the conference I’m working on saturday for and one of the worst here (probably legally insane) is one of the people running it.

    • TatR!

      Hey I’m working at a conference next week too! I have to start at 7:30am Monday :/

    • ProjectBlue

      i think the higher ups keep a few crazies around just to make themselves look better. “You can fire me but you may get another (insert nut here)”

      • I deal with Professors… the ratio is at best 50/50 for crazies

        • ProjectBlue

          One of my favorite college quotes was about a wacked out ex-IBM engineer. Couple of us were trying to get office hours for a project he gave us, the secretary heard us grumbling about him and how he should be fired “Good luck with that, that guy could rape one of you and still have his job the next day”

          • ProjectBlue

            ….and, what I’d give to be an unstable professor. That’s almost noble. Unstable regular teacher is just lame.

          • nope sane law professors are much preferred

          • ProjectBlue

            Oh, of course, but I’ve already got the sanity issues down, would just prefer a step up in prestige

  • Ok, I’m an hour and 23 minutes in, one hour left, and the baby needs a nap. Time for another break.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    They are telling us we shouldn’t shower or flush our toilets right now.
    This fuckin’ county has a terrible drainage system.

    • DAJackson7

      Good thing you have the outdoors as your toilet!

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I live in an HOA neighborhood. That would be funny.

        • DAJackson7

          Install HOA martial law until everything is back to normal!
          Hell yeah you can install a fence now, it’ll keep out looters
          Sure you can paint your door purple, it’s easier to see when the electricity is off
          etc…

    • ProjectBlue

      It’s weird how close at any given time we are to chaos. I’m surprised more crud hasn’t been started about the people not being let back into the keys.

      • DAJackson7

        There are a bunch of people in the keys….i looked through a bunch of snapchat stories last night

    • Tranquilo Baby Tranquilo

      You guys should just piss on Scotland like your ancestors did.

    • I don’t honestly think you hate women BTW

    • Time to dig a hole in the yard.

  • Facts

    We are in groups and my whole table is all women except another guy who is the executive directo over the division. Gotta stay attentive for this one.

    • ProjectBlue

      I hate that about some PDs I go to, I’m not with some of the uppity ups that often to really have a feel for their personalities and if they’d put up with my normal bullshit or not

  • Facts

    We had to make a school cheer. Oy vey.

    • Tranquilo Baby Tranquilo

      Rah-rah-ree kick em in the knee!
      Rah-rah-rass kick em in the other knee!

    • ProjectBlue

      Uh, they recently changed the morning pledge at one of my buildings, I’m not there enough to have it memorized yet, so awkwardly lip sync it while the kids say it

  • ProjectBlue

    ….weird, I think I’ve been invited to a Spanish language screening of it……uh, no hablo espanol

    • Facts

      Por Que?

      • ProjectBlue

        I’m not sure, will have to run it through translate when I get home. It’s the company that AMC uses to kick free screenings out to stubs members but they’ve been in english before now. A new group they’re trying to appeal to maybe?

  • Devin Harris

    I went to this rib place for lunch. They had all these pro-cop signs and the place was crawling with police. I didn’t feel welcome there.

    • Facts

      Did they glare at you?

      • Devin Harris

        I got a to-go. So I’m sitting in the chair waiting and this one cop keeps glancing at me. I don’t know if I’m just paranoid about that sort of thing or if he was a kard karrying member of the klan

        • He had probably never seen a dude as big as a tree in the rib joint before

        • chicagodem79

          I encountered a “Driving While Black” moment a month ago. Was driving out to the mall, where a cop in this one suburb quickly turned from a side street to get right behind me. At the next stop light, I noticed he was typing up a storm on his laptop, so I knew he was running my tags to see if he could come up with some BS. When he found out there’s nothing on me, he turned to a different street 2 streets later. Of course it was a white cop….this is why we don’t trust the police lol.

          • Devin Harris

            And know I never will.

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            “Is the perpetrator black”
            “He fits the profile!”
            “He fits the profile!”

  • One time a year or so ago I picked The Boy up from daycare but I’d forgotten my house keys and we had to wait for The Wife to get home. While we were waiting he desperately had to poop, so I let him poop in a bucket in the yard.

    He thought that it was super fun, but my wife was upset. She works in door hardware and we got a digital door set very shortly thereafter.

    • ProjectBlue

      Once or twice I’ve had to crawl through a window. Pugs are not good guard dogs. Let me right in both times without a peep

      • Most of the time my dogs go crazy and it really pisses me off when they don’t. I’m like “REALLY? so you aren’t even putting up a fight of what might be coming through the door… you also aren’t giving a shit if I or Blanche are home??”

  • Diddly

    Just realized I have two modular LEGO sets in storage that are sealed in box and go for about $400 each on eBay. I might try to trade those for the new Falcon.

    I bought both at retail for $350 total, new Falcon is $800, so my net profit would be $450. Investing is fun, I guess?

    • DAJackson7

      As long as it works out, sure

    • TatR!

      wait how much is lego now

      • ProjectBlue

        Insane depending on pieces and IP tied to it

      • Diddly

        A lot

  • TatR!

    Oh man, it’s nearly 8pm and I can still feel those large cold brew coffees round my brain. 100% guarantee I will not sleep tonight at all

  • TatR!

    I might delete my twitter simply because the extracts of Hillary’s book are so excruciatingly awful and there’s no escaping them

  • TatR!

    Oh dear Everton got destroyed in the Europa League

  • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

    One item I can see shelling out some cash is a new guitar amp.

  • I met an IP lawyer yesterday who wasn’t familiar with the monkey selfie case and that case just settled the day before yesterday so it was in the news even for non-IP lawyers such as myself.

    I’m not sure he’s a good IP lawyer.

  • Diddly

    If TatR deletes his Twitter, I’ll start a Fake TatR Twitter

    • TatR!

      Ain’t happening!

      • I may knock out twin peaks the first week of Oct. while Blanche is in Paris

        • TatR!

          Okay good deal, we shall talk then

    • TatR lives in Nottingham!

      • TatR!

        And it’s not my birthday!

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I guess I’m not really sure what I can do to feel protected from this equifax breach except to put a freeze on anyone trying to look up my credit. But if I do that, if I want to unfreeze it for any reason, I’ll have to call each fucking company (4 or 5 companies) to unfreeze it. I guess it’s better than letting someone fuck up your credit.

    • Just fuck it up yourself. Beat the rush.

      • DAJackson7

        And then blame it on the breach!

  • So, my initial impressions of Transformers (2007) hold up pretty well – The movie is fine, but would be infinitely better if they knocked a half hour or so off the run time. Maybe cut out Spike’s parents. That “humor” was just terrible.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I hated that movie. It was loud and obnoxious, and I couldn’t tell what was happening half the time during the fights.

      • Diddly

        I was forced to watch the latest one in June. Mark Wahlberg is somehow related to Merlin, and British Megan Fox is like the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-granddaughter of King Arthur

        • Matt_InGeeked

          …………..Okay.

        • Marv

          I got 50 minutes in last night before my head exploded. I just couldn’t follow a goddamn thing.

          • Diddly

            I went to the bathroom during a battle scene for at least 10 minutes and it was still going on when I came back

          • Marv

            My only positive takeaway was that Bay directs a hell of a medieval fight scene.

        • DAJackson7

          That actually makes it more awful….i can see why some called it the worst movie ever

        • ProjectBlue

          Hm, I thought he wasn’t related to merlin just some virtuous chosen robotic night who was actually human

    • First one was good. Or I thought so at the time.

      • I didn’t hate it. Though I feel like I need a break before I search out the second one. So I’m watching a terrible Baywatch movie while I edit images.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    The Indeed MLB Power Rankings for 9-14-17:

    1. THE TRIBE!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2. The Astros
    3. The National
    4. The Dodgers
    5. The Diamondbacks
    6.The Red Sox
    7. The Cubs
    8. The Yankees
    9. The Rockies
    10. The Brewers

  • Diddly

    Someone in the office keeps playing Hillary Duff songs

    • DAJackson7

      Good ones or the Lizzy McGwire stuff?

      • Diddly

        Is there a difference?

  • Matt_InGeeked

    The Indeed College Football Power Rankings for 9-14-17:

    1. Alabama
    2. Oklahoma
    3. Penn State
    4. Clemson
    5. USC
    6. Michigan
    7. Washington
    8. Oklahoma State
    9. Wisconsin
    10. Ohio State

    One thing I knew:
    I knew Ohio State was overrated, and I still overrated them.

    One thing I didn’t know:
    USC is better than I gave them credit for to begin the season.

  • “Are you Batman?”

    “Sure pal. Just bigger. And browner.”

    • “He ain’t Superman! He’s a county lifeguard. The man wears spandex to work.”

      “So did Superman!”

      “Hey, fuck you. Get off my beach!”

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    The medical community is such a cash grab. And I say this as someone who has to deal with them every other day.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      *grabs your cash* YOINK!

  • Marv

    I like fall the park is so much nicer when it’s not death hot out.

    • It’s been 60s and 70s here of late…this Sunday.. 88 WTF

      • Marv

        Yeah it’s been 70s here all week but still sunny. It’s wonderful.

    • The Silver Fox

      Starting to see signs of fall around here. The leaves are starting to turn color at higher elevations and we’re starting to see fog in the valleys on our morning drives into work. And I’ve seen deer every day this week going to school.

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    Just wait until they hack LifeLock.

  • Facts

    Wife is going to the rock n roll hall of fame.

    • That is awesome! Would I know any of her music?

      • Facts

        Probably not.

    • Diddly

      FACTS IN CLEVELAND!!!

      • Facts

        Im not.

        • Diddly

          All the little Facts with the crimson lips go:
          Cleveland Rocks, Cleveland Rocks

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      My mother in law went to both the football and rock in roll hall of fame a couple of months ago. Best time she had, me and my wife are planning on going ourselves

  • Facts

    The Salad Dressing Demo from earlier just completely overwhelmed me.

  • Facts

    I really enjoy how quiet this place is.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    “I didn’t get that same, you know, respect and reciprocity from
    Senator Sanders or from his supporters. They’re still, you know,
    incredibly divisive.”

    Tee-hee! This makes me giddy.

    • Marv

      She is such a blithering fool lol

      • Matt_InGeeked

        She’s awesome. lol

        • Matt_InGeeked

          She’s systematically setting her gender back 40 years with every interview.

          • Diddly

            And the irony is that feminists still love her!

          • TatR!

            none of the feminists I follow find her anything but awful.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            But you’re a lefty communist, so you only hang out with hairy leg butchies.

          • TatR!

            Chippee-ki-yay futher mucker!

          • Marv

            Yeah every woman I know hates her guts.

    • I was saying this morning.. the pull quotes from the book are just… like .. like it’s her intent to prove she shouldn’t be President.

      WHY DIDN’T THE PEOPLE THAT LIKED HIM LIKE ME!?!?!?!?!? EVERYONE WAS SUPPOSE TO LIKE ME EXCEPT FOR ALL THE PEOPLE I CALLED DEPLORABLE……..NO THEY SHOULD LIKE ME TOO!!!!

      • TatR!

        I hear OJ’s book had more self-awareness

  • Diddly

    Can’t believe Facts is visiting Cleveland!

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I don’t think that’s what he said.

      • Diddly

        JUST LET ME HAVE THIS

    • TatR!

      big day for Cleveland, big day for America

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Alright, so let’s start a thing.

    It’s September 14, 2017. I will keep everyone’s guesses in a vault and every 6 months will pull it out and see where we are.

    Who will be the Democratic nominee for President in 2020?

    • chicagodem79

      Torn between Corey Booker or Elizabeth Warren….

    • Marv

      Someone famous I’m sure, we still have a long way to go before this phase is over. I would not at all be shocked at Stephanopoulos.

    • TatR!

      Zuckerberg

    • ProjectBlue

      Real guess: Biden
      We’re in hell guess: Sean Penn

    • Make America Da Man-ning Again

    • If Seth Moulton isn’t on the ticket, something has gone horribly wrong

      • ProjectBlue

        Read that as sara moulton first….tv chefs at least can make and follow a gameplan I guess

    • TatR!

      So Facts is already starting to campaign in Cleveland I hear

    • Oh I don’t know, let’s say Moe.

  • ProjectBlue

    I’m not fond of the Arrow night change. There’s not much on Wednesdays that interests me as far as I know

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Alright, so:

    ProjectBlue: 80 year old Biden
    TatR: Zuckerberg of Facebook
    Marv: Stephanopoulos
    chicagodem: Booker or Warren
    Peyton: Peyton Manning
    Ferrari: Moulton lava

  • “Thank you for that cryptic and utterly useless information. What are you, Aquaman?”

    They’re hitting on everyone here.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I’ve heard this joke before. What are you watching?

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Like Stephanopoulos at a podium, I was going to have to stay on my toes.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Personally, with the way it’s run, I believe the Democratic party will basically be imploded by 2019, hot off the heels of a complete failure of a midterm election in 2018. My guess is we have a huge ass split between liberals and centrists even more so than in 2016, and it just fucks things up even more.

    • TatR!

      THe Labour Party was incredibly divided in 2015/16 when our Bernie got elected as leader. After a decent election result this year it’s mostly come back together now

    • TatR!

      I found this page during my routine google search for “huge ass split”

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I try to help the internet as best I can.

    • Marv

      People have been predicting the implosion of the party since the 60s which I guess kind of explains the party lol

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I’ve been a democrat for 15 years now. It’s been hard.

  • They should just eliminate traditional campaigning and have your election decided through a reality television program format with text in votes.

    • ProjectBlue

      It wouldn’t be much worse. Maybe donate ad money to social security or something

  • The Daily Hollywood Headline Roundup:

    Comedy Central has resigned Trevor Noah for another 5 years. After a pretty rocky start his numbers have climbed since the election.. it should also be noted that they did this days after John Oliver signed on for three more years at HBO.

    Blade Runner 2 Running with Blades is currently headed for a 40 million opening at nearly 3 hours long and a 100+ budget it will need a little bit of good buzz to be a hit.

    Lord and Miller are re-writing the script for the sequel to their movie Lego Movie now that they find themselves with time on their hands after getting fired three weeks before they were done filming 21 Solo Street.

    HBO will be filming multiple endings to GoT to keep it from being spoiled. Word is all will involve dragons so it won’t matter to Marv

    Speaking of Blade Runner much like the Jared Leto prequel video they put out a Dave Bautista one has been released. I’d link it but it’s not a youtube thing and seemed like effort.

    There is a kickstarter for The Haunted Swordsman a samurai movie that will use36 inch tall bunraku puppets

    Futurama is back!…….in the form of “radiorama” podcasts

    Stan Lee thinks Marvel will get FF and X-men back eventually….while I could see something with FF be it them getting it back or having a Sony Spiderman like deal.. Stan clearly assumes way more integrity out of Fox for the X-men than they deserve.

    Finally Frank Vincent passed away yesterday, probably best known for his roles in Goodfellas as Billy Batts and as Phil Leotardo in The Sopranos.

    That’s the latest Hot Gos from Hollyweird Manning 2020 edition

    • TatR!

      The Lego Movie was great. As was Lego Batman. Lego is great

    • TatR!

      I just wouldn’t go see a 3 hour movie at the cinema. Not happening

    • ProjectBlue

      Never have watched original Blade Runner

      • I like it. It’s slow sci fi so don’t go in expecting Indiana Jones in space. It’s more of a sci fi hard boiled detective story

        • ProjectBlue

          Yeah, it’s not something like Lord of the Rings that I pre-judged, just it never really got much TV play and wasn’t something I bothered to come across via net or purchase.

    • Marv

      I don’t think there’s any reason for Fox to let the properties go. The movies have all been decent-good except a few here and there. It’s not like Spidey where they just couldn’t figure it out.

      • X3 is terrible, the first Wolverine is terrible and I was super bored with Apocalypse.
        That said yeah no they will keep churning out stuff forever with the X property.

        • Marv

          Well yeah so 2/3 of all the trilogies were good. And they just figured out a whole new angle with Logan and Deadpool they’re a LONG way from every giving up.

          • I agree though they do seem to be more chaotic on the X side than the deadpool side. They have to figure out how to go on with Woverine (because there is no way they go even a few movies before bringing him back) and they burned through 3 decades of stories in 3 movies and now are likely losing the names (Lawrence, Fassbender, McAvoy) sooner than later

      • ProjectBlue

        Short of “Holy crap, we’re about to go bankrupt”, it’ll always be more valuable to them to hold onto than give back

      • Also, Stan Lee hasn’t been privy to any decisions within Marvel for a couple decades now.

    • Devin Harris

      Oliver and Noah do the same shtick right? Not sure why both are needed

      • Marv

        Not really. Oliver goes super deep on a single subject once a week and Noah does really bad corny jokes about the daily events.

      • ProjectBlue

        Unless Comedy Central was going to blow him away with an offer, no way he’d go back vs much cushier gig at HBO

        • I don’t think he would either I just think the timing is a bit interesting like… maybe they had sent an offer before giving Noah 5 more years

          • ProjectBlue

            Yeah, timing would hint at that.

      • yeah not so much. Pretty close to what Marv said plus I don’t think there is a quota on how many people can make jokes about the news

    • Diddly

      I hope the multiple endings of GoT involve multiple ladies showing boobs and bush

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I hear that Adam Levine of Maroon 5 is expecting a new child with his wife.

    I wonder if they’ll ever let the child eat SUUUUGAAAR, YES PLEASEEEEE

    • TatR!

      When I was in the US a woman said I looked like Adam Levine.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Adam Levine’s butt.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          That’s mean. You’re a very handsome man.

          • TatR!

            Adam Levine’s butt is also very handsome

    • Matt_InGeeked

      This was clever. Enjoy it.

  • RudoWakening

    My man MCA’s got a beard like a Billy goat

    • Matt_InGeeked

      But he’s human, right?

  • Devin Harris

    The house won’t be finished by Christmas but it should be by next Christmas. I’m going to go all out. I’m feeling very festive

    • Marv

      I want to start getting pumped for Christmas but first its Halloween and Halloween fucking rules so hard

      • Devin Harris

        I never liked it. Guess cause I always had lame costumes growing up

        • Dwayne

          Halloween in the hood can also be a bad night if you aren’t careful.

        • Marv

          If I was allowed I’d put my kid in costumes every single day lol

      • Let’s see… Halloween is on a Tuesday this year… not only am I working, but I’m putting the paper to bed. Ugh. Hopefully Dinah takes pictures

        • Marv

          Booooooooooooooooo

          • Plus, the city is crazy with its Halloween schedules. Have to check and see what times people are allowed to go trick or treat.

          • ProjectBlue

            Huh, never thought about that before. Up these parts, you get the toddler set 5-ish before dark. Family mix as soon as it’s dark ish, jackasses not dressed up with just a pillowcase after 8

      • DAJackson7

        Hmmm. Louise and i have never exchanged gifts for Christmas, or birthdays even. We don’t get dressed up for Halloween either…Holidays are nice for days off work i guess.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I love Halloween too.

    • Dwayne

      I stopped feeling festive about Christmas when I stopped getting gifts. Who said it’s better to give than to receive? Not I!

      • Devin Harris

        Scrooge!

      • ProjectBlue

        I’m getting there, I dug getting stooges stuff because it was mostly rehashes of stuff I liked growing up. Now that they ask for cash or giftcards, that’s no fun

    • I don’t care much about any holidays really. I’ll do some stuff for the kids, but for my own sake I’d never do anything.

  • The Silver Fox

    Started watching South Park from the beginning last night. Cartman Gets An Anal Probe is still a fun episode to watch (****). Still love the part where Cartman gets zapped and starts to perform “I Love to Singa.” Forgot all about Mr. Hat and Ms. Crabtree.
    Favorite quotes:
    “This is nothing unusual. Cows turn themselves inside out all the time.”
    “How come everything today has involved things either coming in or going out of my ass.”
    “Screw you guys. I’m going home.”
    “No kitty, this is my pot pie.”

    • DAJackson7

      “Mooommmmm kitty is being a dildo”
      “i know a certain kitty sleeping with mom tonight”

  • Matt_InGeeked

    TI wants to be a princess for Halloween. I wish she wanted to be anything else, but here we are.

    • Dwayne

      My kid has a few princess dresses that she randomly wears around the house

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Mine does too, which you would think she would want to try something different.

    • Like Wonder Woman?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Yes. Or anything.

        • Oooh! She-Ra! Princess of Power!

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Literally anything.

          • Xena! Warrior Princess!

          • Matt_InGeeked

            A much better princess.

          • ProjectBlue

            (goosing post count)Little Mermaid?

          • Marv

            Fred from Accounting?

          • Matt_InGeeked

            That would actually be awesome.

    • Marv

      We’re probably going to do four or five costumes through the week lol

      • Matt_InGeeked

        That may be the way to go.

    • Lots of girls like to be princesses. There’s nothing wrong with it.

      My friend’s SON has a princess dress he likes to wear.

  • I didn’t realize the guy directing X-men Dark Phoenix is a first time director… and his writing credits are pretty much all co writing and… wow their are some gems in there XXX: State of the Union. X-men Last Stand, Jumper, This Means War, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Fantastic Four…… yikes

    He also did Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Sherlock Holmes, Days of Future Past and Apocalypse

  • Diddly
  • Matt_InGeeked

    I’m not against princesses, I’m just already tired of her wanting to be one.

    • Marv

      Probably only ten or fifteen years to go.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Yep!

  • DC got the UFC light heavyweight belt back huh?

    • Marv

      Dana must just want to kill himself. The most press they will ever ever ever get and immediately shit starts falling apart again.

    • TatR!

      I don’t know why Cormier bothers. Nobody will ever buy him as legit.

  • Matt_InGeeked
    • TatR!

      Star Wars is for kids?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        It’s just so poorly written.

        • TatR!

          “The force be with you” like who the fuck talks like that

          • Matt_InGeeked

            The article, Tay. The article.

          • TatR!

            Yeah I hear ya!

          • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

            “The midichlorians be with you”

            FTFY

          • TatR!

            One uses midichlorians to access the force.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      “In June, Lucasfilm replaced the two men who had been directing next
      year’s Han Solo spinoff film. Another director, Josh Trank, left another
      spinoff in 2015, before production began.”

      Doesn’t name the two directors’ who were replaced, and who replaced them. Doesn’t mention the spin-off that Trank was involved with, nor who replaced him.

      And that’s just in two sentences.

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    People who want to “escape” racism and other real-world issues by going to baseball games and other activities miss the point. For some of us, we can NEVER escape it no matter where we go.

    • Marv

      Did they ever figure out what the fuck that banner was supposed to even mean?

      • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

        I assume it was anti-racism and anti-baseball…but who knows?

        • Marv

          Who am I supposed to be mad at though

          • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

            Hmm.

            Everybody?

          • Dwayne

            I know i’m not supposed to give a fuck.

          • Marv

            I care if its anti-baseball!

          • Dwayne

            It might be.

          • Marv

            I know right but no one can tell for sure lol I love this whole story

          • Dwayne

            The best part about it is you can take it whatever way you want. Maybe that was the intent.

          • Bostonians?

    • Dwayne

      Escape basically means not to think about it. I don’t know about you, but I don’t spend most of my day thinking about inequality and white privilege.

      • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

        I don’t necessarily think about it all day long, but during the course of the day I see or hear something that reminds me that “oh yeah, shit’s still pretty fucked up”.

        • Dwayne

          Yeah, things will happen that remind you for sure. I always know these things exist even if i’m not directly impacted. It’s always going to be a thing in the world.

          • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

            My objection is to the folks who get upset when the real world invades their fantasy world. You can’t run away from Frankenstein; he might be slow, but he’s gonna get ya eventually.

          • Dwayne

            Some people want to pretend like the world isn’t what it is and if you live in a bubble, you can fool yourself.

  • chicagodem79

    So my tires are close to balding levels so I’m shopping for tires. Didn’t know they put expensive tires on Honda Civics, I have some Michelins that are 200 bucks a tire on this car, looking at about $925 for 4…ugh.

    • DAJackson7

      If you’re under a grand anymore you are good

      • chicagodem79

        I do a LOT of driving, so I’m not willing to trade down to the cheapo tires, guess I’m gonna have to bite the bullet on this one.

        • DAJackson7

          Oh, get the 60k ones at least then.

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    It’s ketchup, TatR.

    • Marv

      I figured he was just talking about Minerva’s dinner or cat supper but was in a rush so he shortened to catsup because that’s clever and pretty funny

      • TatR!

        aww you remember my cats name

        • Marv

          I’m a huge fan of blurry cats they’re the best kind because I’m not allergic to them.

    • TatR!

      Fuck yeah!

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    It’s amazing how a condition can go from “no big deal” to SUPER CEREAL when a surgeon needs to buy a new boat.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/20695669/zach-lowe-kevin-love-cleveland-cavaliers-nba

    ESPN shitting on K-Love again. I don’t know what they’re expecting. In his career, he has averaged 18.5 PPG and 11 Rebounds.

    Last year, he averaged 19 PPG and 11 Rebounds.

    He’s being Kevin Love. There’s nothing he’s doing in Cleveland that he wasn’t doing elsewhere. I don’t get it.

    • Dwayne

      He’s the same player he was in Minnesota. The difference was that he was the best player in Minnesota when he was there.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Okay, sure. But he’s playing with Lebron, contributing the same as he did in Minnesota, so I’m not sure what he’s doing incorrectly.

        • Dwayne

          I didn’t even read the article. All i’m saying is he’s doing what they brought him there to do. He’s not supposed to be the #1 guy like he was before. He’s there to help the guy.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Exactly.

          • Mike Mears

            You should read it.

        • He’s not doing enough to avoid getting caught up in ESPN click bait articles

      • Mike Mears

        He was way better in Minnesota, because of how he was used, not just being used more. He was a legit top 10 player his last year there, which he hadn’t come close to being in Cleveland. Lowe is totally correct in that article (as he usually is). Love’s counting stats were solid last year, but using him as just a stretch big/rebounder is a total waste of what a tremendous passer he is. He can facilitate an entire offense operating from the elbows, which he almost never gets to do playing with Bron.

        • Dwayne

          I’m actually going to read it but yes, the Cavs could have used him differently. He’s just on a totally different type of team.

    • Mike Mears

      “There’s nothing he’s doing in Cleveland that he wasn’t doing elsewhere.”

      Correct. But there’s a lot he did in Minnesota that he isn’t doing now, which was the point of the story: now that he’s a much larger part of this team while Thomas recovers, and will share the floor a lot more with at least one more elite cutter, will Cleveland incorporate more of his playmaking from the elbows, more postups, more inverted P&Rs, more pindowns, etc? The Cavs haven’t asked him to do most of the stuff that made him an elite player. Now that there are a lot more possessions to go around, it’ll be interesting to see if they do, or if that’s possible without cutting into Bron’s usage.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Okay.

  • I actually hope they do a Baywatch sequel based on Baywatch Nights

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    I don’t always agree with Bill Maher, but I’ve also never thought Danny Thomas (or his show) was funny.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I like Bill and agree with him a lot (not always), but I can certainly see why he would rub people the wrong way. For starters, his smugness is almost too much.

    • Dwayne

      Neither is Maher

      • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

        True.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Well, it was a good day back, Geeks! I’m outta here!

    • TatR!

      See ya Matt!

  • The Silver Fox

    Better Cartman quote: “Screw you guys, I’m going home.” or “Respect my authoritah!”?

  • TatR!

    Prophets Of Rage release their first album tomorrow. Also the 3rd album from Seaway, one of the best pop-punk bands going today

    • RudoWakening

      As regards Prophets of Rage, it’s odd to hear B-Real rapping about something other than weed. Also, I would rather just have a Rage Against the Machine album

    • That’s sort of like being the best form of food poisoning going today

  • I’m watching a video of someone experiencing Vegemite for the first time.

    • RudoWakening

      It’s not great. Neither is Marmite

  • This movie is great. It doesn’t take itself seriously, completely in on the joke and The Rock and Efron work really well together.

  • Rowlf

    I still enjoy early South Park.

    “Officer Barbrady, do you know where I can get a good clear shot-err…view of Kathie Lee Gifford?”
    “Hmm…I think the Book Depository would be a good bet.”

    • The Silver Fox

      Started watching them for the first time in at least 12 years last night. We’ll see if they hold up.

    • TatR!

      Can’t be overstated how cutting edge it was when it hit

      • Rowlf

        It was like early Simpsons, where it seemed everyone at school was watching it.

  • Marv

    Now I get to go to lunch with my brother so he can lament how lame he is lol

    This should go well

  • Macklin JeriPratt

    Rewatched Arrested Development Season 4 for the first time in years. Loved it as much as before. Love the way it’s written and shot. It builds and builds. Although, the final episode feels rushed at the end.

    • TatR!

      Cool. We’ve been meaning to rewatch it at some point but I was a bit nervous that on second viewing I would like it less. And I didn’t LOVE it the first time even though it had some great moments

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        I loved it on first viewing but it had been a long time so I was interested in seeing how it would play.

        Knowing how it comes together in the end makes it more enjoyable to watch the second time around.

  • The Silver Fox

    I remember my favorite episode from South Park’s first season was either Damien or Pinkeye. We’ll see if that holds true once I get to those episodes.

  • Diddly

    Loooooooooool some regional Susan G. Komen director is bitching on local news that they might not have enough donation money in October because of so many people donating to hurricane relief

    • chicagodem79

      Wow, people have no filter lol……even if that is the case, why would you come out on the record and say that?

      • Diddly

        The story on the radio just now was worded that they were “begging people to give deeper” otherwise they “won’t be able to save as many lives”

    • they got over 55 million in corporate sponsors last year…they will be fine

  • Woman with a baby girl on this streetcar. The baby girl’s name is Artemis.

    • Marv

      Shake it. Shake it. That’s what they do at the Coyote Ugly.

  • RudoWakening

    Hooray!!! My car, after about 2 hours, suddenly didn’t want to top 3000 rpm on the interstate (just got to Chicago). I stopped for a piss and to get coffee and it started back up just fine and drove like a champ the rest of the way. That said, I’m going to a fucking transmission shop tomorrow to get it flushed at the very least

  • Marv

    Well this lunch is sure depressing

  • I hope Marv remembers to pimp this place out at lunch with his brother.

    • Marv

      I did not.

  • The wife is going to her knitting group tonight after the kid goes to bed, so I’m just gonna write some posts and read some comics. Maybe I’ll watch another dumb movie. Baywatch was perfectly acceptable comedy.

  • Lazy Baby is apparently finally standing himself up

  • The Silver Fox

    https://www.sporcle.com/games/memoria_hotel/dcheroes
    17/30, I’m sure most of you can beat me in this category.

  • Piggy backing on the latest RETRO MOVIE NERD piece from Stranger,PS Plus members can get THE WARRIORS video game on PS4 for only $8.99.

  • Marv

    That was just awful. My brother and I don’t exactly have the kind of relationship that encourages crying in front of each other. And going out to have a heart to heart with another guy at lunch (aka no booze) is just silly to begin with.

    • you should tell him you want a divorce

      • Marv

        Honest to god this afternoon reminded me that in a weird way I’m very lucky to have a group of random dicks from all over the country to call friends if for no other reason than I have a group of guys I can talk to without having to be embarrassed like my brother was. Eww he cried and cried and I couldn’t help but goof on it a bit. It was so lame.

        • I feel like he should know better than to go to you when things could get emotional. The only worse choice he could likely make is going to Edna.

          • oh… she should send him some N-word videos

          • That MIGHT cheer him up? I don’t know Marv’s brother’s disposition.

          • seems likely

          • MARV! Test the theory. Have Edna send him a video riddled with the worst language she can think of.

          • Marv

            She will. I’ll report back.

          • Have her send the rando rambling video messages maybe he will end up “………….single isn’t THAT bad”

          • Marv

            Haha I told her too, eleven minutes is just an absurd amount of time fucking edit. She didn’t realize she babbled that long. That’s not a bad idea though, 11 straight minutes of her calling him a faggot might turn him around

          • Marv

            I’m not sure it would. It only made me laugh because…well I just thought it was really fucking funny I guess there’s no real reason

          • Marv

            Yeah I’m not really this guy. I’m too busy in my own head I can’t help anyone else. As a very wise lyricist once said, “I can not save you I can’t even save myself. So just save yourself.” *starts headbanging*

        • ProjectBlue

          wait til you find the walkie talkie in Jr’s room and realize he was talking to him all this time

          • Marv

            LOL

        • Yeah that is a benefit of this place.

          so Is he going to be ok? Is he sad or… like dangerous sad

    • Did you offer to get him a hooker? That may have helped.

  • The Silver Fox

    New server at the coffee shop I frequent is named Tuesdae.

    • ProjectBlue

      Ugh

    • Marv

      Ewwwwwwwwwww

    • Better than Artemis for a girl

      • ProjectBlue

        ….at least that’d have historical stuff behind it

    • Mr. Money On The Table

      Was she cute?

      • Mr. Money On The Table

        Was it a she?

        • Mr. Money On The Table

          Fuck it, was he cute?

        • The Silver Fox

          Yes.

      • The Silver Fox

        Not bad, college student most likely. Little too short for my tastes.

        • Mr. Money On The Table

          The tiny ones are fun. You can put them in your backpack and carry them around like Yoda and kept them fed for hours off like, a single M&M.

  • Mr. Money On The Table

    TIL my MySpace page still exists in a very crude form.

    • ProjectBlue

      Didn’t Justin Timberlake buy the ashes and bands use it or something?

      • Mr. Money On The Table

        I believe so.

    • I get emails every now and then from MySpace telling me to check my page.

  • RudoWakening

    I might need a coffee

  • Blanche’s sister since the divorcee has been something else. She is bi now. Is posting all the time with “deep” self empowering or emotion this or that posts she steals from others. Posting about gay right stuff with an attitude of she’s always been this pro activist every day of her life as if she was making these kind of posts 8 months ago instead of talking about action figures.

    None of this is me being anti gay rights and she is more than free to live how she wants but it’s the part of her being a human sponge that is hard to take. She latches on to whatever the people around her are about and acts like she has always been huge into that and is an expert about it.

    • Marv

      That’s kind of like the person that quits smoking then rails about how bad cigarettes are. It doesn’t matter the issue there’s nothing worse than a sudden zealot.

      • RudoWakening

        When I quit drinking I railed against alcohol to my friends. I didn’t do it because I think alcohol is bad (quite the contrary) I did it to be a dick and make a game of it

    • Also when your main form of trying to build self esteem is to take selfies filter the heck out of it and say things like “feeling amazing today. or Killin it today!

      and then wait for your friends to click like and tell you how pretty you are.. you probably need some counseling but.. that conversation wouldn’t go over well

      • Marv

        Could have Edna send her a video calling her a cunt and a “sloptwat”

        • I approve this plan

        • ProjectBlue

          Sloptwat, I like that.

          (Personal dictionary +1)

          • Marv

            Yeah I’ve always enjoyed when she uses it

      • Brian_Bayless

        This sounds like Bipolar Disorder.

    • RudoWakening

      So she’s Lindsey Bluth?

  • yeah he looks a little less like Freddie head on. Still excited to see his performance since I love him on Mr. Robot
    http://www.darkhorizons.com/bohemian-rhapsody-live-aid-set-pics-video/

  • The Silver Fox

    Did anybody else see the picture of the unknown fanged sea creature that washed ashore after Hurricane Harvey? Stuff of nightmares. Shows that we know very little about the deep ocean.

    • was it the rarely seen sloptwat?

    • ProjectBlue
      • The Silver Fox

        I assume so. I’ve no desire to look at it again.

        • ProjectBlue

          They say it’s some sort of decomposed eel but yeesh, stuff of nightmares

          • The Silver Fox

            Glad I’m not the scientists who have to study it.

      • Summers credited Ben Frable, at U.C. San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography, with identifying the fish as a fangtooth snake-eel. Fable wasn’t sure whether Hurricane Harvey, which hit Texas on August 25, was to blame for bringing the creature to the beach. “They live in shallow water sometimes. And wash up on beaches even without storms,” Fable wrote.

        Way to be consistent with that guy’s name.

        • ProjectBlue

          Whatever lesson that beast is teaching us, I don’t want to learn

  • Yankees put 6 on the board against the Fighting Showalters in the bottom of the first. Kill ’em boys!

    • Brian_Bayless

      Can’t stand Showalter

      • I can’t believe the O’s haven’t moved on yet.

        • Brian_Bayless

          He’s never won anything despite having talented teams and passes on his whining and blame the other team mentality to his players.

          The Orioles are insufferable.

          • But once he’s fired, teams win World Series.

          • Well, not the Rangers…

          • Brian_Bayless

            Which tells you all you need to know about him

          • He’s not a closer?

          • Brian_Bayless

            He’s a rich man’s Grady Little

          • The Silver Fox

            I haven’t watched too many O’s games in the last few years.

          • A Red Sox fan in my office said a week or two ago that he hated the O’s because they play like champions against Boston but roll over and die against New York.

          • The Silver Fox

            Would never have thought that I wouldn’t see another O’s World Series appearance 34 years ago. Only 5 trips to the postseason since.

          • Brian_Bayless

            Their third basemen started a fight because he was tagged out too hard. Soft.

  • The Silver Fox

    Remember Harvey’s Wallbangers?

    • RudoWakening

      You and Stranger are the only ones old enough to remember actually watching them, I bet

      • The Silver Fox

        Hoss?

        • RudoWakening

          Oh yeah, and he’s from Wisconsin!

    • Comdukakis

      I remember them. Oglivie, Cooper, Simmons, Gorman Thomas, Yount, Bando, Molitor

      • The Silver Fox

        Was disappointed they didn’t win the 1982 World Series.

        • Comdukakis

          me too. Not a fan of the Cardinals. Truly enjoyed Walking Underwear (my brother and I called Joaquin Andujar that) and his meltdown in 85

    • anything like a glory hole?

  • Mr. Money On The Table

    Guh. To hell with this work bull shit. I wanna poorly play more rocket ball

  • Ah, the morons at Fenway with the banner last night have revealed themselves as Antifa and are calling for the dissolution of MLB because it is a “white man’s game.”

    • ProjectBlue

      Huh, so it was anti-baseball after all

      • Yup. Apparently there is little minority involvement in baseball, and it should be replaced with something that is inclusive of minorities, women and LGBTQIA++ – which is apparently what we’re going with now?

        I’m sold. Let’s end baseball and create a new sport entirely!

        • RudoWakening

          Women have a pro softball league! And there are black/Latino GMs and managers!

          • But POC players barely even reach double digit percentages in baseball according to Antifa… I don’t even know what that means

          • Comdukakis

            baseball needs affirmative action? And I find that number hard to believe. Unless they are excluding players from countries like Venezuela as “POC” you add up the blacks, asians, all the latin americans and it’s well over 10% I’d guess probably over 20%

          • ProjectBlue

            MLB’s player data presents mixed results. This year’s report contains
            the highest percentage of Latino players (31.9 percent) and total
            players of color (42.5) in MLB history….from April

          • Comdukakis

            there ya go. over 40%. I knew it was high.

          • Yeah, their stats seem a bit… off… maybe they’re separating them country-by-country?

        • I feel like this was a SouthPark episode.

    • Comdukakis

      and on the flip side, Lions fan gives up season tickets after tweeting racial slurs at other Lions fans (who didn’t stand for anthem)

      • ProjectBlue

        ….like gave them up out of protest or the team yanked them away?

        • Comdukakis

          gave them up voluntarily after the team found out who they were. which is good because it let the Lions off the hook for having to be the thought police. They were damned if they didn’t kick them out, damned if they did

    • Comdukakis

      in their defense, watching David Price this season probably does make it look like blacks can’t play baseball

    • RudoWakening

      That’s weird, because there are more black folks playing the game now than ever before

      • Comdukakis

        well more latin american players. actual US born blacks are at an all time low since the 60s

    • So they were anti baseball, and pro racism?

    • These antifa fuckers are as scary as any modern nazi to me.

  • RudoWakening

    These all-blue Texans uniforms are fucking awful

    • ProjectBlue

      The alt jerseys in general are usually pretty bad, you think you’d give a marketing/design person free rein to design something that you might actually use in the future as a win/win type thing. Quick pop of sales now and if it’s really good, maybe switch to it later

  • RudoWakening

    My four-year-old niece just counted to 100 for me

    • Yeah, but can she do it after slamming a 6 pack of beer while walking a straight line? Huh? HUH???

    • Comdukakis

      now tell her to do it while singing 100 bottles of beer on the wall

    • That’s pretty good!

  • I feel like I’m becoming less accepting of shit that bugs me as I age. I suppose that makes me similar to…oh, I dunno. Almost every other person in history?

    • Oh, I’m definitely less accepting of things than I was 10 years ago.

      • Comdukakis

        comes with aging. The joke about “get off my lawn” is reality for 99% of us. I just don’t have the patience for the bullshit from people anymore. Which is why I do my best not to deal with too many

        • #HOSSLIFE

        • And yet… you survived at the BoD for so long…

          • Comdukakis

            well yeah but in that case I just have to close the site. it’s not quite like dealing with people at work, in public, face to face.

          • sigh

            It was a joke, buddy.

          • Comdukakis

            I know, I just answered it serious. And I fine joke it was.

            In fact I think I’ve been going to Scott’s sites and posting for about 15 years now

          • Back when web access was preceded by an ungodly screeching noise?

          • Comdukakis

            hmm, trying to remember when I moved from dial up. I know I had it in California. But I think around 2002 we had wifi

          • I think I did too, actually.

          • I definitely was reading Scott in the dial up days. Around 1994-5.

          • Comdukakis

            I started reading Scott in 2000. Discovered when I was working customer service phones for a credit union. it was slow on weekends and I’d read reviews of ppvs in between phone calls

          • Yeah, I did most of my posting while I had a job in a REALLY slow call center.

          • There was a local BBS that had some really limited access to email and usenet. I found rspw then, around 1994-5. I was on the internet properly in 1996.

          • The Silver Fox

            BBS in 1987. Internet in 1994. Current internet setup in 2002.

          • You sir, are a little older than me. I was on BBS’ around 1991-2. I even ran one for a few years in my early teens.

          • I wasn’t even smarking until 1999 or so. DIdn’t find the BoD until…uh…I dunno. A few years ago, I guess.

          • The Silver Fox

            Around that time for me as well.

    • That’s the way that it’s supposed to be. Embrace it.

      • Oh, it’s embraced. I’m squeezing the life outta that shit.

  • Mikey

    Evening everyone.

    • Comdukakis

      Norm!!!!

      Wait….wrong guy.

      Cena sucks!!!!

      There we go

      • Mikey

        Hopefully he goes over Roman.

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      MARK MARK MARK!

      • Mikey

        How is is going Hoss?

        • Well enough. You?

          • Mikey

            Not bad. You’re probably way ahead of me but I’m on season 1 episode 19 of Angel. I may just skip the rest of Season 4 of Buffy.

          • What??? Season 4 is really good!

            and yeah. I’m on season 6 and 3, respectively.

          • Mikey

            You like season 4? I like Spike, Anya is funny, but the Initiaive blows and Adam was the worst Big Bad

          • I liked season 4. There’s a LOT of good in season 4.

          • Mikey

            There are good episodes but I don’t like the flow of the season. I dunno just not for me.

          • I dug the Initiative storyline, and Adam was a decent big bad. Plus, you had drunk Buffy. Spike got the chip. Riley was important to Buffy’s development. Got Tara. Willow went les after Oz came back and left again. Lots of good shit.

          • Mikey

            It bored me a lot of the way.

          • You’re not marking correctly.

          • Mikey

            I like Season 1 😀

          • Of Buffy? Better than 4?

            You’re fired.

    • Mikey.

      • Mikey

        Mahn!

    • Sir.

    • RudoWakening

      Mikey!!

  • Miko363

    Tanqueray No. Ten is pretty much the best gin out there.

    • Ginger Mahal

      God, I love Tanqueray.

    • The Silver Fox

      Bombay Sapphire for me

      • Miko363

        Sapphire’s a lot of people’s favorite and I like it better than regular Tanqueray. Something about the different flavors of the No Ten just works.

      • Ginger Mahal

        Bombay Sapphire and Tanqueray are the only two gins I will drink.

        Never had any others.

        • The Silver Fox

          I’ve had both Gordon’s and Beefeater at times. Always in a gin and tonic.

  • My wife made some deese zuchinni bread today.

  • ProjectBlue

    LA PUENTE, Calif. (AP) — An 83-year-old man ended a police standoff that
    lasted for hours when he pushed a suspected burglar off his roof in La
    Puente…..another dude with no time for young people shit

  • When I was 14 and discovering the internet, I had 2 chief interests. Wrestling, and Simpsons.

    • ProjectBlue

      Throw in XFiles and that was me

  • The Silver Fox

    Original online access was with a Commodore 64 computer with a 300 baud modem. Paid like $10/month plus like 8-10 cents/minute. System was only accessible on evenings and weekends, presumably because demand for phone lines was lowest at those times. Computer games and, eventually, wrestling were my main searches.

    • I remember when AOL charged by the hour, and I had some pretty high fucking bills. Was on prodigy for awhile when they went to $30 a month for 30 hours. Shit. An hour a day wasn’t much then, and it’s fucking nothing now.

      • The Silver Fox

        AOL ancestor QuantumLink was the one I used in the 1980’s.

        • I wasn’t online until…hm. Haven’t thought about this in ages. Maybe 1992 or 1993.

    • How long did it take to download those sweet 16 colour pics of prime Dory Funk Jr?

      • The Silver Fox

        Minutes, and they were likely black and white.

  • Mikey

    I’ve never really cared for The Simpsons

    • Banned.

    • You are welcome here, my friend. No dank Simpsons memes here.

    • There are a couple of weirdos here who say that. I didn’t think it was possible, but there it is.

    • Dwayne

      I cared for it in the 90s but moved on.

      • Ginger Mahal

        Same.

      • It’s probably been 20 years since I bothered to follow it. Maybe more.

        • Ginger Mahal

          The last episode I bothered to watch was when Maud died, and that was like 2001 I believe.

          I just don’t care.

        • Dwayne

          Sounds right. I was surprised that so many people watch to this day. But I guess it comes on for a reason. I can’t tell you about anything from that show in the last 20 years or so.

          • My last holdout for that show was the Halloween episodes, but I can’t remember the last one I watched as it aired.

      • The Silver Fox

        I watched it regularly up until season 19.

  • anyone else watch the South Park season premiere? Very meh.

    • The Silver Fox

      Maybe 5/10 for me.

    • Dwayne

      That’s the other show I’ve moved on from in the late 90s

    • I generally enjoyed that show when I saw it, but never made a habit of watching it.

  • Alright, I took a look at the second issue of DC’s Dark Nights: Metal. It just keeps getting weirder.

    http://thecasualgeekery.com/2017/09/14/wtf-metal-continues-to-be-a-bit-mental/

    • I’m not even going to read the article. The banner picture warms the cockles of my heart. Batman vs Superman can and should only end in one way and that’s Batman atomized within 3 seconds.

      Fucking Batman.

      • Damn it… I forgot to explain what was going on in that cover image in the article. Ah well…

      • Except. Supes don’t kill.

        • Well we’re not talking about lame things right now, we’re talking about Superman atomizing Batman for being uppity.

          • Except he wouldn’t. That’s part of what makes him Superman.

          • And he didn’t here, either. It was a bit of Bat-misdirection. But that’s a great image.

          • well, that’s not atomizing, in any case.

          • The way Batman is acting in this series, I am in favor of Superman breaking his vow of never killing.

          • That is a lame vow. There is no point in having god like power if you can’t atomize uppity, powerless people.

          • again, this is what makes him who he is. If he’s not, we have the guy from Irredeemable.

          • That’s why Superman sucks.

          • I don’t agree. If I could be any hero, he’s my choice. Why? Simple. His only concern in life is fucking kryptonite. Anything else isn’t even an inconvenience. I could love that.

          • Fabulous. And if you have all of that power, you smash shit.

          • If necessary. Don’t have to kill.

          • Only the uppity.

          • I wouldn’t know. I haven’t read comics in eons. Like, since I was maybe 8 or 9? I did enjoy The Dark Knight Returns, which I read because a friend enjoyed it, and Irredeemable was cool, though it took a nosedive towards the end. Concept was great though.

  • The Silver Fox

    CompuServe was our first internet service provider in 1994.

  • ALSO! I broke 500 followers on Twitter! WOO! I’m sure I’ll be down below 500 tomorrow, but for now, I’m celebrating, baby!

    • Did some other local eateries, who somehow know your name, and that you have a twitter account, start to follow you?

  • I bought my first computer (486 SX25 with 4 MB of RAM and a 170 mg hard drive) mainly to play Front Page Sports Football Pro 1993. That’s also when I started going online regularly.

    • The Silver Fox

      A similar 486 (had both DOS and Windows 3.1) was the first computer I used to go online (in the modern sense) in 1994.

      • Yeah, mine ran Windows 3.1 out of DOS. The game was DOS based, and it started to go downhill when they made the first Windows version for Win95. Gawd, I loved that game. I maintain it was the best football game ever.

    • 486dx 33 with 4 mb ram and 100mb hdd was MY first computer. We’d had computers in the house my whole life though. My Dad had a laptop in like 1985. It didn’t actually fit on your lap.

      • Jesus. Computers weren’t even on my radar in 1985.

        • Yeah we always had one. Like, always. My Dad wasn’t a computer programmer per se, but he did do some programming for work.

        • The Silver Fox

          First computer in our house was an Apple II in 1977. The Commodore 64 was my first computer in 1982.

          • Wow.

          • The Silver Fox

            Still got the Apple II with the peripherals (fully functional). Sold a 1982 version with all the peripherals in 2016 for nearly $2,000. The older one is apparently worth 2-3 times as much.

          • Damn. I had no idea.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    ” Sbarro to open new pizza outlets in Russia”

    America strikes back

  • Mikey

    Buffy was very annoying when Angel is trying to help out Faith.

    • Buffy was always at her worst when they gave her these “humanizing” moments where she acted like normal people with the jealousy and the self-doubt.

      YOU’RE THE SLAYER! JUST KICK SOME ASS!

      • Eh. She was also a teenage girl. Having just dealt with one, they do shit like that. Plus, brains aren’t finished developing until we’re what? 21? Teenagers ain’t right.

        • Oh, I’m not saying it wasn’t understandable, just that when the show was focusing on that, it dragged everything down. The fights with her mom and Angel and all that. I know the show was supposed to feature relatable teen characters as they grew up in a vampire-infested California shithole, but sometimes it got to be too much.

      • ok bro.. are you done mansplaining how a woman slayer should act and feel ?

    • Word. One of my ALL TIME FAVORITE TV moments is when Buffy smacks him, goes to smack him a 2nd time, he blocks and smacks her, and she has the nerve to look horrified. FUCK YOU BITCH. You started this shit. TOMA.

      My wife actually recorded that episode on a VHS cassette for me because she know how much I dug it.

      • Mikey

        I was just on that episode! And then later she says she’s dating someone new and he tells her to get out of his city.

        • Yup. GTFO bitch.

          Buffy is almost my least favorite character in that universe. I fucking hate Cordelia.

          • Mikey

            I can’t argue that. Both are nice to look at but just can be unbearable.

          • Yup.

  • The Silver Fox

    Versions of Windows I’ve used:
    3.1
    ’95
    XP (co-favorite)
    7 (co-favorite)
    8.1
    10 (least favorite)

    • Dwayne

      I like 10 but 7 was good too

      • The Silver Fox

        So far, I’ve found 10 to be rather slow (uses over 50% of memory with nothing else running, 80%+ with normal use). Upgrading the RAM hasn’t helped.

        • I fucking hate Windows. So much. Mac4Life.

          I have Windows 8 on my mac, but only because my wife had to have Windows for some reason I can’t remember, and I got it from Univ of Phoenix while I was in school for a great price. I now use it strictly to play video games once in awhile.

    • I think I liked Win 2000 Professional the best. Took a LOOOOONG time for me to give it up.

    • HA!

      I had Win286!

      • A friend of mine had one. I used to play Red Baron and Joe Montana Football on it.

    • 10 is good.. 10 is WAAAAY better than 8.1 or vista

      • 8.1 is waaaay better than 8 but it still was the same very flawed stupid navigation

      • Vista is the only consumer version of windows that I’ve never used since Windows 2.0. We MAY have had Windows 1.0 but I don’t really remember that. Pre-windows we had something called QuickDOS, or just regular old DOS prompt.

        • being in IT support since XP days I’ve had to deal with them all. Vista just plain sucked but 8 was almost worse because of the terrible navigation. Like Vista would crash and be buggy and other terrible stuff but with 8 it was all of those things plus…………….how do I friggin navigate to what i’m trying to do to fix it again?

  • Mikey

    Windows I’ve used: 95, 98, ME, XP, Vista, 7, 8.1, 10

    Maybe some more but that’s what I remember

    • As I recall, Vista was the fucking worst.

      • Mikey

        Yes. That was sometime around when I was in college. I remember my friend breaking many headsets while gaming because Vista would keep fucking up.

      • indeed it was

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    ” Demand for French lentils soars after the news broke that they were served for lunch at Prince George’s new school “

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    Oh and Linux > Windows

  • believe it or not, I’m walkin’ on air
    I never thought I could feel so free

  • Flyin’ away on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?

    • RudoWakening

      Believe it or not, it’s just me!

  • Believe it or not it’s just me

  • I refuse to watch this terrible football but Texans are beating the Bengals? is it possible Bengals are the second worst time in football after the Colts?
    I figured it went Colts, Texans, Bengals after week 1

    • Dwayne

      You clearly don’t know about the team the Jets are putting on the field

      • I have them at 4th worst after week 1. They put up more points and gave more of a game than Colts, Bengals, Texans

        • Dwayne

          Against the Buffalo Bills. They didn’t play anyone

          • i’m willing to change these opinons as the season goes on but I was just off of week 1 performances… or should I say weak one :rim shot:

          • Dwayne

            Yeah. You don’t know what everyone is going to be this early but all the teams you mentioned had a shitty week 1 for sure

          • I think Colts will be the worst till Luck comes back then they will just be one of the worst with a good QB getting murdered again till he is injured. Week one fell like watching 2011 colts with Painter all over

          • Dwayne

            If I was Luck, playing with those guys would have me retire early.

          • Its such a bummer. I truly believe he could be one of the greats but this stuff has taken time off his career with injuries and also stunted his growth with basically having to throw the ball the second it hits his hands so he doesn’t end up dead

  • The Silver Fox

    First computer I ever used:
    http://oldcomputers.net/appleii.html

  • night yall

  • RudoWakening

    Think I’ll have a soda. Cream soda, to be precise.

  • Marv

    “What would you say if we turned that pit into a beautiful community park?”
    “Oh no actually I don’t like parks. All that noise and barbecue smell.”
    “Would it change your mind if I told you 9/10 meth users said the exact same thing?”

    So we’re starting up Parks rewatch #9,000 and it’s still wonderful

    • Macklin JeriPratt

      I got through 4 seasons in like 3 days. It’s like crack. It’s stunning watching season 2 how they find their groove early on with more emphasis on Andy and Leslie and Ron’s characters being found and then they completely hit a new level of groove when Ben and Chris show up.

  • Facts

    Watching last nights new South Park.

    • The Professor

      just watched it. It was okay

  • The Professor

    I hate the super long days at work. Had to go to a 6 pm meeting for parens

  • Oceanwalk

    I’ve got to say, I thought James Franco doing “The Disaster Artist” was a ridiculous and dumb idea when it was announced. But this trailer makes it look really fun.

  • Mr. Money On The Table

    😐 my lungs hurt.