Trailer Thursday – September 21

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’ve given a lot of coverage to Netflix’s Marvel shows, and I don’t see any reason to not continue that. We now have our first full trailer for THE PUNISHER.

According to Netflix, The Punisher premieres globally on █████ 2017. So, get ready.

Next year, we’re getting a new TOMB RAIDER movie, with Alicia Vikander taking over the title role. Earlier this week, we got our first look in a new trailer.

A bevy of improv comedians, including Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone, Stephen Root, Diedrich Bader, Wendy McLendon-Covey, Gary Anthony Williams, and Sam Pancake star in COOK OFF!, a mockumentary about competitive baking.

I have no idea why we’re getting a new JUMANJI, but it’s got Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson starring, so a lot of people are going to give it a chance. Will it be better than Baywatch? You’ll have to check it out to see.

It doesn’t usually get a lot of love, but Final Fantasy IX is one of my favorites. And it’s being ported over to the PS4. We got a trailer for it earlier this week.

 

  • ProjectBlue

    Was reading first 30 day viewership was down a bunch off Daredevil S2 for Defenders, in line but still trailing the individual seasons.

    Part of it was lukewarm reception but I wonder if numbers just dip in summertime for everything. Most of the other shows debuted with less outdoors-y times of year if I recall

  • TRAILER DAY TRAILER DAY ITS TRAILER DAY!!!!

    • DAJackson7

      Ya know what can’t handle a trailer? A Fiat!

  • Tomb Raider:
    a. Is anyone really interested in another Tomb Raider?
    b:I like Alicia Vikander but isn’t the reason the first Tomb Raider was a hit because it was two hours of Jolie in her prime nipping out in a 2 sizes too small wife beater?
    C. So now they cast a rather slim figured woman who has been very good in several movies but isn’t exactly a star?

    • ProjectBlue

      Hollywood!

      “Is Tomb Raider bombing the official start of Super Hero Fatigue?!?!”

    • all of that said…………you always win me over with Goggins

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I don’t know. They’ve slimmed Lara Croft down in recent games, although she’s still curvier than Vikander.

      My vertical floor lamp is curvier than Vikander.

  • Facts

    Punisher Punisher Punisher Punisher

    Oooooooh yeeeeeeeeess!

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Did they ever make a Fable for XBox One?

    I loved those games.

  • Domino’s stock has apparently gone up 1,333% over the last 7 years. That’s… insane.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      They have done a tremendous retool job.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Having said that, their pizza still gives me the shits.

        • I don’t think I’ve had a Domino’s pizza since 1997.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            You’re doing well then.

          • Miko363

            I’m in the minority here but I think their pizza has been great since the whole “Sorry our pizza sucked for so long” campaign a while back.

          • DAJackson7

            It’s better but the one right close to my house in front of the college has never made me a good pizza.

          • Miko363

            Yeah I’m sure there’s still the terrible specific locations. I just like that there are really good deals for ordering online, and there’s a spot 2 minutes from my house so I always save time and money picking it up myself instead of dealing with delivery.

          • ProjectBlue

            Honestly don’t notice that much of a difference. Similar but different forms of fast food pizza. If anything I don’t really care for the brushed garlic crust, good flavor but before I could at least pretty strategically stay not all greasy fingered

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Definitely better than it was, for sure.

          • I agree..(yes yes I know papa John) but if you are going to eat large chain pizza they are good

          • you might try it if you are going to go chain

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            No lie, the quality has gone up

    • ProjectBlue

      “We used to suck….like a fox!”

    • They were brilliant with the marketing and the pizza over haul

    • ProjectBlue

      Have seen people say they’re more technology play than borderline pizza at this point because of their online ordering set up

      • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

        Dude, ordering pizza online has been a God send

        • ProjectBlue

          Oh, it’s nifty and just works. Mistakes have all but disappeared on my orders too.

          • TatR!

            if Marv has taught us nothing else it’s that pizza delivery is a scam

          • We try not to let Marv teach us anything…

      • And now they’re going all in on driverless delivery cars, taking away MORE jobs from people.

        Forget the illegals. It’s the computers we should worry about!

        • ProjectBlue

          (one step closer to Wall-E)I’d have to WALK to the curb? Fuck that.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I feel like Peyton doesn’t love America because he bought a German vehicle.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I guess what I’m saying is…..I did Nazi this coming.

    • This would be good if Fiat’s were German and not Italian

      • ProjectBlue

        So you’re supporting Mussolini? To the lamp posts!

        • If buying a 14,000 car helps a guy dead for 72 years…….sure I guess I am

          • TatR!

            hey congrats on the new car

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Still UnAmerican!

  • Matt_InGeeked
  • I was looking at how much of a flop Tomb Raider two was… It made a lot less than the first but still turned a profit. But what I did discover from the wiki page…….the studio BLAMED THE LATEST VIDEO GAME BEING TERRIBLE as the reason the movie didn’t do better

    • ProjectBlue
    • DAJackson7

      Studios are dumb. Video game movies focus to much on action which is better done in the video game. A video game movie needs to be about the story

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Well, that just makes sense, you know?

    • TatR!

      It did come maybe four years after the initial video game hype. That;s a long time

      • ProjectBlue

        (Warner Brothers exec nervously eyes his Pong script he fast tracked)

  • TatR!

    goddamn is it only thursday

    • TatR! have you seen this? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OS6duOoxctw
      Ray Wise in a music video

      • BTW everyone this video is bat shit insane

      • TatR!

        I haven’t! I’ll check it out when I’m home. Never really got into Beach House tbh

        • yeah a little of them goes a long way but this is worth a watch

          • TatR!

            It’s a shame Wise wasn’t really in Season 3 at all

          • I’m just assuming Lieland was who he was in Fargo this year

          • TatR!

            oh he was in Fargo Season 3? We really need to get on that

          • yeah he is only in a couple eps but ends up being a really important part and is great

          • TatR!

            Leland’s fifteen seconds of screentime in the S2 finale. So amazing. One of my favourite TP bits.

          • I’ll got as far to say.. if you want Twin Peaks to be a little more happy. pause the show when dies and then play this music video as if it is his last moments of consciousness before leaving the world

          • this totally works!!!! Coop tells him to go into the light.. the music video starts with lights!!!

    • It’s my weekend baby! 48 straight hours with the baby!

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Look at this guy over here knowing the days of the week.

      • TatR!

        It’s in the article! Always read the article don’t just jump to the comments Matt

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I never learned to read.

          • TatR!

            do you want me to write your geekery column for you

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I’m sorry, I can’t read that sentence.

          • TatR!

            MATT DO YOU WANT ME TO WRITE YOUR GEEKERY COLUMN FOR YOU IT’LL BE ABOUT ME THOUGH

          • Matt_InGeeked

            It’s a miracle! I understood that!

            ….No.

          • TatR!

            Already emailed it to Ferrari in your name. It’s a RAR full of ZIP files, each ZIP containing a text file with an individual sentence, I thought this’d be the format you’d send

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Well, at least you got the format right.

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      It’s almost October!

  • ProjectBlue

    Teachers that stand up for the pledge when there are no kids around confuse me.

    Do I hate ‘Merica?

  • Matt_InGeeked

    So my sister comes out as a liberal to my mom. My mom tells her, “You don’t love Jesus anymore!” and “You don’t love Jesus if you don’t want that wall built!”

    I think my mom has lost her mind.

    • ProjectBlue

      I, uh, my condolences

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Thanks.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Also, what does being a liberal have to do with her not loving Jesus?

      • You know who would’ve hated that wall? Jesus.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I know. That’s the crazy thing!

          • Has your mom read the New Testament? Is there a secret Bible these people read where Jesus is a douche bro who makes fun of people and kicks away the sick?

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Yes, she’s read it several hundred times.

            I think she has gone down the youtube conspiracy theory crazy nutjob Alex Jones type rabbit hole for the last 5 years. She’s been stuck in the house for a long time.

          • TatR!

            oh yeah mums need to stay away from the internet. notoriously believe everything they read

          • ProjectBlue

            Maybe it’s just our generation that mistrusts everything and we’re sandwiched by the naive. Larry’s girlfriend the other night was verbal vomiting the “Did you know ‘news’ is an acronym?” nonsense that was making the social media rounds. I kinda gently nudged around how that was stupid “oh, I don’t know, it makes sense”….mmk

          • TatR!

            wait, what is it meant to stand for? Like illuminati stuff or something?

          • ProjectBlue

            It was something stupid like “noteworthy entertainment, weather, and sports” So in teen world, sports reporting was a thing hundreds of years ago

          • North, East, West, South

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I just…..she was always kind of an open-minded type of person for the most part (at least compared to her parents) when I was a kid, but as she’s aged, she’s slowly lost herself. It’s just really sad.

          • She may have also missed the point of what Jesus was saying…

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I’m not sure what she’s thinking.

        • ProjectBlue

          All those boards and nails, he’d totally PTSD the fuck out

      • I mean I can see someone making this argument… I don’t think the wall would be the best example to go with though. Abortion, gay rights, removing religious stuff from state buildings/and other god or jesus stuff like the pledge of allegiance.. this would be much more well traveled roads to go down. I give your mom credit for trail blazing though

        • TatR!

          net guys like Alex Jones are very good at tying everything together

    • Dude………………you can believe what you want but acting like it isn’t spelled out in the bible that Jesus hated Mexicans is just ignorance

      • ProjectBlue

        Was called “Hey Zeus” one too many times at the last supper

  • Diddly

    GOOD USE OF GUNS: Man draws gun on a man raping a woman on a jogging trail at 5am, doesn’t fire, rapist arrested

    BAD USE OF GUNS: Man gets refused service from a bakery that opted out of Texas’ concealed carry law, throws a temper tantrum, claims he’s being discriminated against for being a “well dressed white man with a gun and a beautiful wife,” goes online and demands everyone boycott the bakery, goes to every local media outlet in an effort to get small business shut down for not allowing guns in their store

    • ProjectBlue

      Unless he’s backing that up with wife pics, fuck him

    • Diddly

      The rape story is creepy too. The dude is 22 and attacked the girl on the jogging trail. He covered her mouth, stole her whistle and said “shh baby it’s me it’s me” and talked about how she was about to take his virginity. When the other jogger with the gun came by he ran off with all her clothes, but returned later to fall asleep at the scene of the crime

      I’ll try to find his mugshot

      • ProjectBlue

        ….people are weird

      • DAJackson7

        Holy cow that is a weird story

  • Facts

    Somebody started honking at me like crazy this morning because I was waiting for a car to pass me before turning right. People need to calm it at 7:45.

    • ProjectBlue

      used to be really irrational about that. Drastically cut down on horn, giving finger, or swearing in case it’s some parent driving now

  • I supposedly have free XM for a year or something with this car but wasn’t figuring it out this morning

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I hope you don’t start another Italian revolution when you press a combination of those buttons.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I will guess that Punisher will be 3 episodes too long and drag in the middle.

    It’s a stretch for a Netflix show, but I’ll chance the prediction.

  • Facts

    I hope Peyton’s Car has the GPS talk in a very stereotypical Italian accent.

    Turna thisa way please. Mama Mia!

    • ProjectBlue

      The plumber’s cap is a bitch to get off before running it through the car wash

  • Matt_InGeeked

    My mom is an isolationist, but I’m not really sure why.

    She continues to believe that in the “last days” there will be a “new world order” and that globalism is that. She also believes that she will be “raptured” up to heaven physically during the last days.

    So….logic would dictate that she should WANT globalism to occur so that she can be raptured. Right?

    • So she read the left behind books

      • Matt_InGeeked

        No, she’s been a rapture believer since the late 80’s.

        • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

          That’s a good Blondie song

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Fab Five Freddie told me everybody’s high

            DJ’s spinnin’ are savin’ my mind

            Flash is fast, Flash is cool

            Francois sez fas, Flashe’ no do

            And you don’t stop, sure shot

    • ProjectBlue

      The next holiday or whatever you’re over there, bring an extra set of clothes, leave them strategically laid out and duck out in the night, leaving the door open. Bonus points if you Uber out and leave your car there to sell it

      • Matt_InGeeked

        She would be so pissed when I call her a week later.

    • Devin Harris

      It’s weird dude. If heaven is anything like people think it is then wouldn’t you be in a hurry to go? Why would you want to stay here and suffer?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I know. I don’t get it.

  • Facts

    My mom is also super religious and yeah…………………………..moms.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I mean, I get it. You’re scared to die. You think your life has been too insignificant for this to be all there is. I understand.

      • Facts

        True. I am an agnostic christian, I don’t know what’s beyond death. I want to enjoy my time on Earth now.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          That’s what I don’t get. People spend their whole lives hung up on what will happen after they die, they don’t stop to really live.

          If you’re lucky, you get 65-85 years alive on earth. I don’t care what you believe, you don’t really know what happens after that. You don’t. So how can you be okay with spending your only for-sure-known days anticipating a theoretical afterlife?

          Human beings are so strange.

      • TatR!

        Yeah, I try not to sneer because god knows (no pun intended) how I’ll feel when I’m old(er)

    • Also this makes MSNBC look like a shit show.. someone is hammering within ear shot of a tv broadcast

    • Matt_InGeeked

      LOL. You would think he would have seen O’Reilly’s tirade years ago and realized anytime you have a mic on you and a camera pointed at you, you may be being filmed/recorded.

      • I am feeling for the guy tho…. he’s on live tv and has hammering going on… people talking about shit not related to what he is doing coming in his ear piece

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Take off the ear piece and go have a conversation with your producer.

    • This was a fun watch

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Not as fun as Home by Christmas though.

  • Facts

    Also the people who hide behind religion think they can get away with whatever.

    My dad works with a realtor who is super religious and also a swinger.

    People are odd.

    • Devin Harris

      There is this mega church here. Not too long ago the pastor’s wife came out and said she was a sex addict and she’d been doing all this stuff with all these dudes. She’s getting help now. They are still married. The whole thing was kind of strange.

      • Facts

        Oh was she hot?

        • Devin Harris
          • Facts

            Oh I bet she is a freak in the sheets.

          • Devin Harris

            I’m willing to bet on it

          • Facts

            Sounds like he married a nymphomaniac.

          • Devin Harris

            That’s the part he left out of the story. The supply couldn’t keep up with the demand.

          • Facts

            She should go into porn.

          • TatR!

            So apparently she changed in 2004, presumably when they got decent internet. Someone went down a pornography rabbit hole and emerged a very different person it seems

          • DAJackson7

            I’d hit it

      • TatR!

        oh that’s so hot, i’d go to that mega church

        • Devin Harris

          Word was that she was really into black dudes. My ex tried to make me go once. I should have went

          • TatR!

            Good for her. I wonder what kind of “help” she is getting.

          • Devin Harris

            He just said “psychiatric counseling”

  • Facts

    Oh my God I am excited for the Punisher.

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Good use of a Metallica song

  • Devin Harris

    Read a profile of Tucker Carlson. He admitted he was just a troll without really saying it. I can’t decide if that’s better or worse than believing the crap you say. The way he looks at it is he’s just a dude on tv saying stuff.

  • I think all the late night hosts are trying to become John Oliver and they aren’t john Oliver. Kimmel really pushing for the health care is fine and good but I’m watching his whole segment about this from last night where he is threatening to beat up Senator Bill Cassidy and all this stuff and.. where a John Oliver or Colbert would be able to do this AND be entertaining.. Kimmel is whiny and not funny. And I think Kimmel can be funny

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I think Kimmel isn’t used to a politician lying to him, whereas Oliver and Colbert built their careers on it.

      • I’m not saying he shouldn’t have covered this but the whole thing was pretty long and fell flat

        • I mean, he’s reacting to something that happened to him. I think most of us, in his position, would want to do something similar.

          • Yeah I said I understand him covering it but I think it did not work well for a late night entertainment show where an Oliver or Colbert would have succeeded

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I honestly thinks it makes more of an impact on his show because his show isn’t political.

    • Devin Harris

      It’s been a strange transformation watching Kimmel go from women jumping on trampolines to what his show started as to where it is now. He’s transformed from frat bro to suburban dad in front of our eyes.

      • Somewhere in the middle was the sweet spot

        • Devin Harris

          I thought he was a good alternative to Letterman and Leno. Now he doesn’t seem to fit in anywhere with the changed late night landscape.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I know you’ll all be shocked by this, but the Tribe won again. 26 of the last 27 games!

  • Some comedian or late night or whatever is going to make a ton of money byfiguring out people would like to be entertained for a little bit with having the shit show that is our political system shoved in their face

    • The Professor

      Jimmy Fallon tried that and everyone hated him

  • Diddly

    Hot Take: I hate late night talk shows and do not watch them

    I think the only one I watched in the last decade was Letterman’s final show (featuring our own Peyton_Wise!)

    • let that guy ride my coat tails!

    • DAJackson7

      I’m in bed way before then.

      • that’s why they make DVRs

        • DAJackson7

          I still wouldn’t watch it. Hahaha i just don’t care about tv, at all.

  • Hot Take: I was a late night junky back in the day and no only tape Conan. I then only really check to see who is on and or if there was a comedy segment people are talking about like when he does video games.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I mainly watch Conan on his youtube channel, because the good stuff gets posted usually within 24 hours anyway.

  • TatR!

    British Take: we don’t have daily late night talk shows here

  • Facts

    I need to find that pastor’s wife now.

  • Facts

    Not a fan of today’s late night hosts outside of Conan.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I really only watch Conan, but really only on youtube.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    I am thoroughly, unironically enjoying woke Jimmy Kimmel.

  • Facts
  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    Also,since Matt posted his mother’s political views: my mom sincerely believes legalizing gay marriage will eventually lead to legalizing pedophilia.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      My mom feels the same way. She thinks gay people are pedophiles.

      • Miko363

        It’s mind boggling that consent is such a foreign concept to everyone.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I don’t see how 2 dudes in their 40’s having butt sex in their bedroom is pedophilia.

  • Devin Harris

    I miss Arsenio. Both iterations, but the first more than the second.

    • Marv

      The second version of the show was doing some poorly some markets were choosing to air reruns of Seinfeld instead lol

      • Devin Harris

        Wow! hahahaha. Jay Leno talked a little about it. He said the network just basically gave him a couch and a chair and left him to die. I’m not even sure why they even bothered to put him back on the air if they didn’t want him to succeed

  • Matt_InGeeked

    So I just read the article. All it said was that the pastor’s wife had “an inappropriate realtionship that lasted 5 years.” It didn’t say anything about a sex addiction or anything like that. Sounds like she was banging a guy for awhile and went to therapy. I mean, that’s not terribly insane.

    • DAJackson7

      I just want to see her tits now to be honest

    • Devin Harris

      That’s the version for the article. The truth is in the streets.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I see. It’s a Christian website, so they don’t get too graphic.

        • Devin Harris

          I think they only addressed it cause everyone knew, but there was no reason to say more than what needed to be said.

  • Marv

    Ugh Punisher looks so awesome please don’t suck please don’t suck please don’t suck

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Watch the first 2 episodes, sleep through the next 8, wake up for the last 3. You’ve just been Netflix’d.

      • Marv

        Alllllllllright someone’s chipper this morning lol

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  • Diddly

    God I’m so pissed at this bitch boss micromanaging me. Telling me one thing then saying she told me to do something else. I’m at my wits end with this shitty job.

    • Devin Harris

      Tell her that in a previous era she would have been micromanaging dinner and kids, so she needs to get it together.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I’m buying Pearl a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks tomorrow, and then we’re pulling the Halloween decorations out this weekend! HELLO, AUTUMN!

  • I really liked Punisher and DD season 2 and yet I seem to be the only one not in love with the trailer

    • like I still looking forward to watching it but am not OH MY GOD GET IN MY EYES NOW

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Bill Gates apologizes for Ctrl+Alt+Del, as he should. As he should.

    • The Professor

      why?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Said it should have been one key.

        • Marv

          He’s wrong. Especially in the beginning one key would’ve led to people randomly shutting off their computer ALL the time.

          • I agree. I think it makes complete sense.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            CTRL+ALT+DEL only takes you to Task Manager. You would still have to shut down from there.

        • CTRL ALT DEL is too much to fit on one key

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            Call it the “Dispose” key

  • OMG I JUST SAW BABY XANI #TBT

    • Marv

      OMG I JUST SAW BABY CAR #peyton

      • hey it’s got back seats… and two arm rests… its a big step up

  • Mike Mears

    Buncha mark ass tricks up in here

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Trick ass mark.

      • Mike Mears

        Smark ass Rick

        • Mike Mears

          That’s just a dude named Rick who’s SUPER ANNOYING to watch Raw with

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I bet.

            What’s a Raw?

          • Mike Mears

            It’s the thing that used to make Mondays easier to get through.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Not for Garfield. He’s always hated Mondays.

          • Mike Mears

            Odie is an undervalued cartoon dog. Yeah, I said it. Don’t @ me.

  • The Professor

    Here’s how my mom votes on the local and state propositions: 2 days before the election, she asks me and votes the same way I do.

    • Mike Mears

      I’ve got a local and state proposition for your mom right here, pal

  • DAJackson7
    • Diddly

      Niiiiiice

  • The Professor

    Tonight, I am seeing Hamilton

    • Marv

      Linda?!

      • The Professor

        yes. I think she is playing aaron burr

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Home by Christmas has caught the Professor too!

    • Wow, nice.

    • I hope you are aware they got a lot of non white people to play white people………….and there is also the rap singing in it

      • The Professor

        yes I am aware

        I am teaching revolutionary war right now so I hope the musical is accurate historically

      • Marv

        Who doesn’t love when history is conveyed via rap?

        Who could forget “Hey nonny nonny, hey nonny nonny and a woh ho ho?”

    • The Silver Fox

      Loved it.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I didn’t know Taylor Swift dated Jake Gyllenhaal.

    That girl has dated a lot of famous dudes.

    • Diddly

      Speaking of Gyllenhaals, apparently Maggie takes a cumshot to the face in the newest HBO show?

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Heenan: Taylor Swift has dated enough guys to put out a greatest hits cd
      .
      Monsoon: WILL YOU STOP?!

    • Isn’t she the broad whose main songs are writing about how much she hates the men she’s dated?

  • Mike Mears

    I took my wife to work and then took her car to get the oil changed this morning, went and had coffee for a bit before the dealership opened. Then I had more coffee at the dealership. Then I went and had coffee with my dad and his friends.

    I’ve drank a lot of coffee today, is what I’m saying.

  • The Professor

    I am so glad I hate the taste of coffee. I probably have saved tens of thousands of dollars on not buying keurig or Starbucks over the years

  • Marv

    I said hey! HEY!

    Alright I may have to watch that this morning.

    • Mike Mears

      I said hey
      What’s going on?

    • Damn you, that’s gonna be in my head all damn day. MEN IN TIGHTS LIVE WATCH, y’all!

  • Mike Mears

    I was super bored and anxious about my temporary unemployment until I just accepted that I couldn’t do anything about it, and now I love it. Besides, having a few weeks off before starting a much better job than the one you had has to be one of the best types of unemployment there is.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Yeah, you don’t have the concern of not having a job with your unemployment.

      • Mike Mears

        I’ve had that, too. I much prefer this!

    • Before I started at the DN, I took a trip to Mexico. One of the most relaxing vacations I ever had, knowing I was gonna start a much better job after I got back.

      • The Professor

        and look at NYDN now

      • Mike Mears

        If we weren’t saving money for this baby, and also to buy a house if we can ever sell this place, I’d probably have Marv-ed right on outta here for a week.

        • ProjectBlue

          If I can make it through the next four years and get the stooges out of college, I might just light a match on the house and sad Hulk my way around the country.

      • ProjectBlue

        (thinks of everything you’ve then said about current place……….shudders for the last place)

    • Marv

      Being unemployed ruuuuules

      • Mike Mears

        Wasn’t it a “professional ass sitter” that you told the cab driver was your career?

        • Marv

          LOL yep!

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        I miss being unemployed. Life was so much more awesome. If I wanted to I could just start watching Netflix and…not stop. For hours. Then sleep in way too late and continue watching.

  • The Professor

    Thursday night’s Rams-49ers game may be the toughest sell in the history of Levi’s Stadium.
    As of Wednesday, resale tickets were being offered on StubHub for as low as $14 to see the team host the Los Angeles Rams at 7 p.m. That price is just cheaper than buying a pair of $7.50 pretzels through the Levi’s Stadium app and comparable to the price of a beer and a hot dog at the the three-year-old arena. According to the team’s seat licensing map, the cheapest original face value for any seat is $85.

    who pays 7.50 for a pretzel????

    • Devin Harris

      When attending a sporting event I don’t think it enters the conscious when spending money. If you want something you just buy it without thinking too hard

      -Signed idiot who buys refreshments at sporting events

      • Mike Mears

        Same. The concession prices at U of I games are reasonable enough, being a small (compared to pro cities) college town. But if I’m at a White Sox/Cubs/Bulls game, I just remind myself I’d be spending that much on a beer in a lot of bars in Chicago, so whatever.

      • chicagodem79

        You might grumble at the cost, but you’re “supposed” to be out having fun and enjoying the experience, the price of food is just one way to squeeze out a few more of your entertainment dollars.

        • Devin Harris

          Like everyone else is saying, on average I attend one game a year so it’s no big deal to spend on overpriced food

          • chicagodem79

            And I’m a TOTAL sucker for souvenir cups, I usually can’t leave a stadium without one lol

          • Devin Harris

            I try to buy a shirt on every trip from the dudes outside the stadium but the Mets didn’t have a guy. Even I had to draw the line at buying one inside the stadium

          • Dwayne

            Sometimes you just want to try something to say you had it.

          • The Professor

            I’ll go to 1-2 sporting events a year and get a hot dog and a drink and maybe a dessert/snack. However, it’s usually about $15 total

          • Devin Harris

            Pretty sure I spent about 50 at the Mariners game. I think I only spent around 10 at the Mets game. Not bad for one time outings

      • Miko363

        Yup, so may people go to 1 or 2 games a year now that they consider it part of the cost of the day out and don’t worry about it. I’m the same way with the $11 beers at Fenway, sadly. My friend who goes to 15-20 games a year won’t buy a thing inside the park though.

    • Concessions have been ridiculously priced for years.

    • chicagodem79

      A person at a football stadium lol

    • ProjectBlue

      First time I took the stooges to new Yankee Stadium, hand Moe his $7+ slice of pizza, he immediately drops the thing on the ground.

      • The Professor

        lol

  • Matt_InGeeked

    No.

  • Macklin JeriPratt

    I just saw a commercial for a comic TPB on tv. I don’t think I have ever seen a commercial for an actual comic book before.

    It was The Dark Knight Master Race. How was that? My gut says disaster but I haven’t heard anything.

    • Devin Harris

      Now that you mention it. It is kinda weird how the comic world has grown with basically no promotion. At least not any of the typical marketing and promotion

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        It was bizarre. When it started I figured it was a toy commercial. But nope, an ad for the physical medium of comic book.

    • Crap

  • Devin Harris

    I’ve eaten salad for lunch every day this week. I can’t do it today. I need some meat in my lunch life

    • Matt_InGeeked

      That’s what the Pastor’s Wife said.

      • Devin Harris

        That’s what inspired it. If she can liberate herself then why can’t we all?

    • Put some meat on your salad.

      • Devin Harris

        I did but I no longer want stupid lettuce getting in the way

        • Salads (romaine hearts, grape tomatoes, sliced ham, fat free Italian dressing) have been my lunch for a few weeks now and will remain so for the foreseeable future.

          • Devin Harris

            I eat grilled chicken salads for lunch most days but I need to break it up sometimes. Today is one of those days

          • I understand. My thing is cutting out shit that’s bad for me in general, which is much harder when there’s a Casey’s min mart on my commute that sells self-serve soft ice cream in a bowl for $1.79.

            I mean, come the fuck on! They may as well have a blinking neon sign outside that reads:

            HOSS STOP HERE

          • Devin Harris

            I don’t have much of a sweet tooth so it’s no big deal for me. I can’t stop eating meat. It’s like the heroin epidemic except with stuff you would enjoy

          • Don’t see why you would stop eating meat. I’ve lightly considered it a time or two, but in the end, something has to die for us to live, even if it’s plants. So fuck it. Bring on the stuff from livestock!

          • Devin Harris

            Got high cholesterol, but I’ve just decided to roll with it

    • Dwayne

      I could go for a salad today because I ate like a man every other day this week.

      • Devin Harris

        That’s usually the weekends for me.

        • Dwayne

          I get hungry on work days. I don’t know why. On my days off or weekends, I could go most of the day without thinking of food.

          • Devin Harris

            boredom most likely

          • Dwayne

            Yeah. Lunch time is also a good time to leave the office so I look forward to it.

    • TatR!

      You don’t need meat, you just need protein. You can obtain that without meat.

      • Marv

        Heh yeah tell me about it.

      • Yeah…but why?

      • TatR!

        dont bother typing

      • Dwayne

        Yeah but I don’t know if he’s into that.

      • Marv

        We’re all talking about cum.

      • Devin Harris

        I went vegetarian for two weeks last summer. I almost became a murderer because of it. Never again.

        • Dwayne

          Yeah, I think a 300 pound guy on an all veggie diet would be pretty miserable.

          • Devin Harris

            I behave just like someone giving up cigarettes. It’s not pretty

        • TatR!

          did you eat fake meat or just try and live off nuts and salad

          • Devin Harris

            I ate a veggie burger and tried a veggie dog. Not really my thing. Mostly ate eggs and sandwiches. Don’t know where eggs falls in there but I wasn’t considering myself to be that hardcore where eggs were excluded

          • TatR!

            I couldn’t live without fake burgers and stuff, you need solid proteiny food and that’s the ticket

          • chicagodem79

            Veggie dogs are awful, I haven’t had a good one yet. I had veggie “chicken tenders” at a taste test one day. I ended up having the shits like 2 hours later…you never know lol.

  • Marv

    Got home really late from the ballgame last night so we skipped bathtime and are doing it now in the morning. There’s a reason you wait until the kid is tired for bathtime. He’s in there just going wild, there’s water everyyyyyyywhere lol

  • Devin Harris

    My wrist is bothering me. It doesn’t hurt but I only can move it in certain directions. It’s annoying.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      *makes jerking off motion*

      • Devin Harris

        I’m pretty sure I’m not the only guy that’s ever toughed it out. Makes me feel like a football player.

    • Marv

      Jesus it’s only been eight minutes since you were told to find alternative proteins.

  • chicagodem79

    Speaking of vegetarians, being with someone who is vegetarian is interesting. She’s not trying to change my eating habits (thankfully lol, my ex tried to do that, and it annoyed the hell out of me), but I always have to consider her eating habits when picking places to eat. Veggie burgers can be pretty good….if they are fresh and prepared correctly. In fact, we’re going to a vegetarian diner this weekend and their veggie burgers are absolutely outstanding, and I look forward to it every time. Unfortunately, if you run into a bad one, or one that isn’t cooked right, then it’s a miserable experience.

    • Dwayne

      I never had a veggie burger. They don’t look very tasty

      • chicagodem79

        This goes back to the preparation thing. I mean, they’ll never look like a real burger, but they also shouldn’t look like a light colored hockey puck either.

      • Marv

        I hate how they try to trick everyone. Like if you’re going to be a vegetable person just eat vegetables don’t eat vegetables dressed up in a cheeseburger costume.

        • Dwayne

          That’s pretty much how I look at it too. I want no substitutes. If I want meat, I will eat real meat. If I want veggies, I’m not looking for veggies in disguise.

        • Devin Harris

          lol

        • chicagodem79

          I mean, I guess I get the disconnect a little bit. My GF, for example, she’s a big animal lover, so the reason she’s a vegetarian is that she feels sorry for the animals. But she also missed the taste of real burgers and stuff too, so trying to make something that gets close to that feeling is acceptable I suppose lol.

    • Devin Harris

      I think if I didn’t know it was a veggie burger it wouldn’t have been that bad. Having that knowledge just made me think I didn’t like it

      • chicagodem79

        I used to be that way, then my ex made me try one lol. I was kind of lucky because the first one I ever had was pretty good, so I know they “can” be good if made right, but I definitely get the hesitation.

  • Meat is great

    • Dwayne

      Yeah and fuck the fake meat.

  • The Professor

    Physics is heavily skewed towards boys because they have a unique advantage when it comes to understanding projectile motion – and, argue Anna Wilson, Kate Wilson and David Low, it’s an area too heavily relied on in many curricula

    Playful urination practices – from seeing how high you can pee to games such as Peeball (where men compete using their urine to destroy a ball placed in a urinal) – may give boys an advantage over girls when it comes to physics. And we believe there’s something we can do about it…. it’s not necessary for physics curricula to begin with projectile motion. Other topics, such as energy conservation, which is more central to physics, could be taught first instead.

    It’s with some trepidation that we commit this to print. We know that some people won’t take us seriously; indeed, we might even be accused of taking the piss..

    • ProjectBlue

      What. The. Fuck.

    • Reasonable Opinion Guy

      Also, girls understand quantum entanglement better because they brush their hair.

    • chicagodem79

  • chicagodem79

    I love it when the GF and I grill, she’s grilling pineapples and cucumbers, and mushrooms on her side of the grill, and I’m grilling burgers, arrachera, and dogs on my side. I tell her don’t put her wimpy stuff on my side of the grill lol.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    http://jezebel.com/the-making-and-unmaking-of-iggy-azalea-1797030869/amp

    Really interesting article on the rise and fall of Iggy Azalea.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I’m having a calzone. It’s about 1500 calories.

    • Dwayne

      Dude, what’s wrong with you???

      • Matt_InGeeked

        What do you mean?

        • Dwayne

          What happened to your almond and sunflower seed diet?

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I’m having a cheat day.

      • Miko363

        He loves delicious food too much?

      • Calzones are delicious

        • Dwayne

          I know.

    • it’s really sad to see you let your self go of late

    • Ooh. I should make a calzone soon

    • Marv

      There are no pictures on the internet of Tom Cruise eating a calzone.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Yeah?

        • Marv

          Pretty upsetting.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Yeah.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    ” “Hillary Clinton’s book has sold more than 300,000 copies; highest opening for any nonfiction release in 5 years.”

    ¯_(ツ)_/ ¯

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I mean, it’s almost like we all forget, but 56 million people voted for her.

    • ProjectBlue

      “In unrelated news, the Bill Clinton Library is selling 300,000 old books to make room for new inventory.”

  • The Daily Hollywood Headline Roundup:

    In case you missed it our own fearless leader Ferrari posted about the “dark coming of age story” re imagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch. You can read more about it here http://thecasualgeekery.com/2017/09/20/expanding-the-archie-verse-another-sabrina-show-in-development/

    So Fox has a New Mutants movie… how does Fox think is the best way to sell a New Mutants movie compare it to The Shinning and Breakfast Club meets Cuckoos Nest. http://birthmoviesdeath.com/2017/09/20/fox-chief-compares-josh-boones-new-mutants-to-the-shining-of-all-things

    First 30 day watching stats says Defenders is the least watched of the Marvel shows which……… is probably the exact opposite of what they were planning.

    Wes Anderson has a new stop Motion movie coming called Isle of Dogs and they have put out the first trailer…………..I really like Anderson but………..the dude kills the dog………..EVERY MOVIE…………..this is a movie about dogs………NO…..THANK…………..YOU

    Jordan Peele has a TV deal to develop a show called “the Hunt” set in the 70s about Nazi hunters in the US. Count me in on this one.

    Finally some more LOLDCMU news. The script for the stand alone Jokefellas.. or Raging Joker is to be finished next week. They plan to start filming next year.

    Justice League test screened last night and word is Jesse Eisenberg is not in it despite filming scenes.

    Also Word is Wonder Woman is set to be in Flashpoint..Word is Zemeckis is directing seems weird to suddenly have everyone in bad cg motion capture but why would you get Zemeckis if that’s not what you are doing

    2 directors Solo Han spoiler news (yes that was a bad 2 girls one cup joke) Ron Howard teases Kessel Run in a new picture

    Jurassic World 2 appears to be called Fallen Kingdom. You know.. what you could all the franchise ever since the 2nd movie.

    Even though Escape Plan 2 isn’t out yet work on Escape Plan 3 is starting. both 2 and 3 star Stallone and Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista

    That’s the latest Hot Gos from Hollyweird.. Matt has an eating problem edition

    • Miko363

      I wish Wes Anderson would stop his motion when he’s thinking about making another film!

      How bout it???

      • Marv

        Fucking terrible. I’m so glad I’m not friends with anyone in college anymore so I don’t ever have to be exposed to his garbage.

    • ProjectBlue

      “The genre is like a haunted-house movie with a bunch of hormonal teenagers.”……”lotta fucking going on”

    • I saw the Wonder Woman news yesterday and thought, “that was reported weeks ago.” These news outlets are lazy.

    • Marv

      That’s pretty darn funny with the Netflix thing. Imagine if Avengers didn’t get a bigger box office than like Thor 1 or something lol

      Maybe now they’ll figure out that NONE OF US LIKE IRON FIST MAKE HIM GO AWAAAAAAY

      • yeah I would think they are going to revamp. It seems steam really died in the luke cage iron fist one two punch

        • Marv

          If I had to guess its because the Iron Fist character is a cunt and never ever uses his powers in any entertaining way.

          It’s been two series devoted to him and his whining war and still the coolest Iron Fist iteration we’ve seen was 15 seconds of a security cam from World War II

          • still have not watched that but yeah that seems to be the case and obviously like you said they had expected this to be an avengers type situation where now everyone will watch the big team up

          • Dwayne

            Yeah but Avengers are a more known team with more popular characters.

          • Marv

            Sure, *after* they did the movies.

            Previous to all this no way was Iron Man or Hawkeye more popular than DD.

          • Dwayne

            I don’t know about that. The first Affleck DD movie didn’t really impress people. DD’s Netflix series was the first time he’s actually mattered outside of the comics.

          • Marv

            I think the problem was twofold: Iron Fist just patently fucking sucks on screen and no one is interesting in that terrible character AND in a world that was meant to be “street level” the big bad is an immortal clan of ninjas that steal blood and use ancient super knockbck powers where old ladies can beat up Iron Fists and shit.

          • The Hand being the main enemy for the third series really just killed a lot of my interest

          • The Professor

            the hand sucks

          • Horribly

          • Marv

            They really are just too fucking lame. Keep all that stuff in the DD and IF standalones or something.

            I wouldn’t have minded a completely new villain honestly. DD has already beat all these fools up. So has Iron Fist. But this time they need even more friends?

          • Even a Kingpin return would have been better.

          • Dwayne

            There are plenty of “street level” villains in Marvel. I’m not sure why they keep going back to the Hand.

    • ProjectBlue

      Boone’s supposed to take a swing at The Stand someday. Hopefully not at Fox

    • Diddly

      I hope Jurassic World 2 sucks so people finally realize the first one was not a good movie, like, at all

      • The first jurassic world?

        • Diddly

          yes

          First Jurassic Park is the only good movie

          • ok I was checking if you meant Jurassic park sucked.

        • I didn’t like Jurassic Park at first, but I’ve grown to appreciate it

          • to me it’s fine… It’s always been fine. but it’s the only one that is. I told Blanche I’m not going to see any of them from here. I hated World soooo much. She saw it in the theater and then we watched it on red box and I hated it. I told her I’ve watched 4 Dino movies now and only enjoy one and only ever really “enjoyed” that one I’m not watching another one of these.

          • I haven’t seen World yet. My wife watched it with her family and said it was meh. I may watch it at some point, but I’m in no rush. Chris Pratt can be a little much to me sometimes.

          • Pratt’s character is wrote to damn dumb for me to put any blame on him he does what he can with the stupid things they have him say and moronic decisions they have him make

      • Marv

        They figured out the Guardians formula: Put Pratt in it and people will go out of their way to trick themselves into thinking the movie was decent

        • Diddly

          Don’t forget the “strong”, “empowered” female character

          • Marv

            That happens to be ridiculously hot.

          • Diddly

            And was once in a relationship with Pratt and has to prove that she has moved on, but it winds up getting them to like each other again!

        • It’s a god damn terrible movie. That Trevorrow is a fucked up dude. He is given a popcorn block buster and has a mildly annoying c level character have one of the worst on screen deaths of all time. Gets you to like the the cut dinos then have them turn on the “hero” so you start blowing them to pieces…

          then he followed this up with that book of henry with the kid dies of brain cancer but before he goes gives mom revenge murder plans to kill the dad of a friend who is being abused…

          Thank God he is off Star Wars

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I hated Jurassic World. I HATED IT. There wasn’t anything I liked about it. Except looking at Bryce Dallas Howard. That’s IT.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    ” Pepperoni or Ham Calzones. A calzone made with 13.8 ounces of pizza dough, 2 cups of mozzarella, 3 1/2 ounces of goat cheese and 2 ounces of prosciutto contains 601 calories per serving, or 2,404 calories for the whole calzone.”

    • ProjectBlue

      I’ve never had goat cheese. …and kinda weird in a calzone

    • Maybe cut down on the ingredients…

  • Miko363

    I was HBO was as big as they are now and did The Stand back in 94 instead of ABC. Between Laura San Giacomo and Shawnee Smith, there would have been some Hall of Fame tits.

    • ProjectBlue

      God help me I liked that Flagg better than McConehey’s (butchered that but too lazy to google)

      • Marv

        Had they done Dark Tower on HBO or Netflix I’d have probably watched just out of curiosity. When it was announced as a movie we all knew it was doomed.

        • ProjectBlue

          I’ll take it to the grave that it’s doable as a movie. Even similar to Opie’s plan, but if you commit to movies and shows, you have to commit, throw an insane number at it, 1 billion?, and film the whole thing within a couple years in one location/studio.

          ……or just make the frigging Gunslinger on the cheap and try to hook people to justify bigger prices later. What they did? Fuccccccccck

  • Diddly

    I hope Matt is also getting calzones for George Costanza and George Steinbrenner #HorrificOutdatedReference

  • Matt_InGeeked

    That calzone was fresh. Made right in front of me. It was delicious.

    • You should learn to make them yourself. Delish. There’s a whole post about it here.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I don’t make food.

        • You should. It’s healthier

          • Matt_InGeeked

            My wife makes my food. Does that sound sexist? I mean to say, she’s a great cook and I suck.

          • Dwayne

            Cooking is easy, but I really don’t have to do it when my wife is home.

          • My wife and I take turns.

          • chicagodem79

            I’m tempted to try the Blue Apron thing, by the time I get out of my car after my 90 minute to 2 hour commute home, the last thing I want to do is prep food, then cook it.

          • Marv

            That’s gotta be nice.

          • DAJackson7

            Same here, i have never made us a meal, and probably never will. It’s great, i just clean up the mess and that takes like five minutes

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I make a pretty good chili, but that’s about it.

  • Marv

    Defenders seemed almost WWEish in that they never really wanted to commit to any of those characters being technically more powerful than their flagship guy, Daredevil. Frankly if Iron Fist had been portrayed as he should have been he’d come off as probably the strongest guy in the group but instead he never gets to use his power and he just came off like Matt Murdock in a finely tailored suit.

    • I’m wondering if a Heroes For Hire series could fix the Iron Fist problem. He was good interacting with Cage

      • Marv

        He just needs to have powers, that’s all. And stop with this horseshit plot convenience when his powers disappear for stretches for no reason.

        • Dwayne

          It really makes no sense for them to do that. You can tell good stories with IF but part of that is using his cool chi powers. The fact that he barely uses them on these shows suck. We already have DD who can do the crazy martial arts stuff.

          • Marv

            That’s my thing really, and I’m doing a piss poor job of communicating it, IF and DD are just way too similar in this world and since IF sucks *sooooooo* badly he’s actually kind of taking down DD with him lol

          • Dwayne

            You were so right about the WW2 Fist on the show. You see him doing all kinds of cool looking shit and it’s like: “So Danny can’t do this stuff or doesn’t know how? Why am I supposed to care about this sad sack again?” Lol

          • Marv

            WWII IF was soooooo fucking cooooool!!!!!!! Gawd he had both fists lit up and was just spinning like a top. Give me that for thirteen straight episodes I don’t give a fuck, no story at all just dual wield Iron Fist fucking Nazis up. I’ll buy a second Netflix sub.

          • Dwayne

            Seriously. Like Danny had nothing about him that was interesting on that show. That and him being bad at actually being Iron Fist made it worse. They actually told you that he sucked at being Iron Fist. Haha

          • Marv

            Take the least interesting character that doesn’t know his powers and spend eight episodes with everyone talking about how special he is.

            Oooof, what a bungle that show was.

            Punisher had fucking better be good.

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            Bakuto makes a better Iron Fist than Danny Rand. Hell the actor would’ve made a better Iron Fist than Finn Jones

      • The Professor

        also what are jessica jones powers? shes super strong and ummmmmmmmm.

        at least with avengers you know them as arrow guy, god with hammer, suit guy, suits guy friend, super human guy, hulk, runs really fast guy, girl with no powers, super small guy, flying suit guy

        • Marv

          Yep it’s been two series now and I don’t have any idea what her powers really exactly are. I know she’s strong and she seems to want to avoid bullets but other than that…

        • Dwayne

          She was able to fly as well in the comics.

    • Dwayne

      Technically, Cage and Jones are the strongest. DD and Fist are great fighters but don’t have the physical strength.

      • Marv

        I don’t mean strongest I guess a better way to say it would be most entertaining. Like if Danny Rand was allowed to use the fist more than once for thirty seconds per series he could be the fucking coolest of all the chars.

        In watching Defenders I couldn’t get over how every one of his fight scenes it was like “Oh well this is just Daredevil with no mask. If I squint I couldn’t tell the difference between this and DDS1”

        • Dwayne

          Yeah I get it. The potential of having this martial artist who can channel energy to make his fist like iron sounds cool right? Well, lets just make him a bitch who barely knows how to use the thing he’s named after.

  • Facts

    Ordered a Star Wars shirt.

    • Diddly

      #1 or #2

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Geek!

      • Facts

        Yes

      • but a casual one.. if he bought both we’d have to ban him

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Definitely.

        • Marv

          Or if he bought a Star Wars button up with Star Wars cufflinks. That’s definitely not casual at all.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Maybe a nice Star Wars scarf and Star Wars liquor glasses.

  • damn I hated Jurassic World so much…. I need to walk this off

    • Marv

      Never seen it, kind of want to now if its that bad

      • Matt_InGeeked

        It’s awful. Nobody is likeable. The plot is annoying. The acting is wooden. Bryce Dallas Howard runs away from a dinosaur while wearing high heels. It’s just fucking terrible.

      • I’ve never been a big hey lets watch animals get blown up and or killed so that is part of it for me. I mean everything about the movie is terrible but I think I took it more so when Trevorrow seemed to be… oh…oh you like this dinosaur do you…do you think he’s cute…. ::SPLOSION!!!:::

        • Marv

          I have no attachment to dinosaurs so they can kill them all for all I give a shit.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          I don’t care about anything of that, but this movie suuuuuucked.

          • yeah I knew I was alone on this statement it just sent me over the top with everything else being awful.

  • Facts

    I got this shirt!

    Star Wars Men’s Old School Comic Graphic T-Shirt, Black, XL https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01LB72K26/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_fI-Wzb4V0N9Z4

    👕

  • Mikey

    Arrived to the gate in Cleveland. Just another 11 hours til arrival!

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Seems ridiculously long.

      • Mikey

        No good connections. Kinda suck. It’s cool though because my brother in New Orleans will actually be on the same connecting flight from Chicago to Seattle.

        • Marv

          That’s hilarious.

          I think our airport does its best to have as few flights in as possible. We’re very scared when people visit they’ll stay.

          • Mikey

            Is it near the city? I saw it’s labeled as Seattle/Tacoma

          • Marv

            15 miles south or so. There’s a train that runs directly into the city itself and then of course there will be 5,000,000 ubers there

          • The Professor

            Been to seattle 2x.
            Once for an alaskan cruise
            and another for a wedding in bellingham and it was much cheaper flying into seatac

          • Marv

            The only people that use Bellingham really are the Canadians that drive down. I guess its way cheaper for some reason to fly to places like Mexico and Hawaii from the US than Canada or something, I don’t understand the specifics I just know that airport is always packed with Canadians lol

    • The Professor

      cleveland has a gate?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        We have many!

      • Marv

        They’re just not well advertised because no one has ever ever tried to invade Cleveland.

    • Marv

      That’s like 60 beers!

      • Mikey

        I think I’ve learned my lesson to start this early. Three hour layover in Chicago is a different story though!

    • Matt_InGeeked

      That’s enough time to watch at least 7 Hallmark Christmas movies on your phone!

  • Marv

    Other thing missing from Defenders: A badass fight scene set piece that can be described in one word. They had them all together and there was no big moment where they all had to really make use of each others individual specialties and stuff. Other than the derpy “IF knocks down a wall” scene there was never a point where it was like “Oh shit thank god Jessica’s here or they’d never have gotten out of this one, oh thank goodness Matt’s here or they’d never find that trap door…” that kind of stuff

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      My brother was listening to a podcast where they talked about the show and they brought up a good point: Daredevil fights how Iron Fist should’ve fought. Even if comes down to inexperience (which I do buy), Daredevil shouldn’t have easily handed Iron Fist his ass

  • I wonder what the full running screen time of ::shocked:: “oh wow look it’s a dinosaur!” shots are over the course of the 4 movies.. it probably adds up to at least 1 dark tower run time

  • It’s crazy how much happier you can be when you aren’t going………………………………i hate looking for cars………….I don’t want to look for a car right now…………….I should be looking for a car right now…………

    • Marv

      Looking for anything like that is the worst because the chance of getting screwed is just too high. I mean you went to all that work and still only ended up with half a car.

      • ……………..are you saying the other half doesn’t come with the plate?

        • Marv

          I’m saying I think I’d have rather told my father I was a homosexual than show up in his driveway in that car lol

          • I’ve been pulling up in the Smart Car for 3 years my dad is likely to cry and slap me on the back in this car

          • Marv

            Hahah

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Trump announces new executive order targeting people and companies that do business with North Korea.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Well, that’s about it with the exception of war, you would assume.

    • :::calls papa::: yeah…. remember when we were drunk the other night…. yeah the if we are the only pizza franchise in NK we will make millions… ABORT

    • Marv

      I’m all for it. 50 years of diplomacy isn’t doing shit let’s get nuts.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    According to Trump, China has told its banks to stop doing business with NK.

    • I’m sure that actually happened. 🙄

      • Matt_InGeeked

        We’ll wait to see if China does the ol’, “We didn’t say that, and your President is a moron” bit.

        • Marv

          It’s great because really that is what we’re doing. Like I was going to reply to your OP ten minutes ago but I realized I have nothing to say until I know that is true lol

  • We need to build a wall around NK

  • Oh.. we need under the dome technology

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    “India says Rohingya Muslims are illegal immigrants and will be deported ”

    We are a nation of colossal moral failures.

  • Marv

    I’m watching a thing about Defenders on Screen Junkies and they bring up a great point: You kind of know Defenders sucks when a big superhero team up shows best scene is all of them sitting in a restaurant and talking lol

    • Marv

      Lol, “Half the script was:
      Misty: Ya gotta tell me something.
      Hero: You have to trust me.
      Misty: Ya gotta tell me something.
      Other Hero: You have to trust me.”

      • I kept hoping someone shot her in the head

        • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

          I thought she “handled” the situation as best as she could

        • Dwayne

          Calm down, Mikey

  • Mikey

    Trying to watch Hulu on my laptop but apparently headphones are not a supported device. Huh?

    • Matt_InGeeked

      That’s……crazy.

    • Marv

      Macbook?

      • Mikey

        Dumb crappy Dell

  • No hot moms at the park and their ugly kids have taken up all the swings. Very disappointed.

  • I still need to finish the second half of Cage and watch defenders.. we watched the first ep of it

    • Marv

      I may devour Punisher in one sitting.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Getting excited for Halloween season like… https://media.giphy.com/media/l3vRfhFD8hJCiP0uQ/giphy.gif

  • Because IT is popular and Matt is excited about Halloween… I present Tim Curry singing in The Worst Witch

  • Mikey

    Just going to do this ass backwards and watch on my phone!

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    OMG a new Wes Anderson movie!!!!!!!

  • Matt_InGeeked

    No shitty music at the front desk today. It’s a miracle!

  • Marv

    Want to feel terribly old and frail?

    Michael J. Fox was 37 when he announced he had Parkinson’s.

    Anyway the tub’s still full from earlier I’m going to go get the toaster.

    • Devin Harris

      How old is he now?

      • Marv

        56, that’s crazy its been 20 years since he announced it.

        • Devin Harris

          Yeah that is crazy.

    • DAJackson7

      Did Taylor Swift date Michael J fox? Cause that would explain Shake It Off?

      • Marv

        lol oh dear

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Good grief!

  • Devin Harris

    I just ate another grilled chicken salad. I so boring

  • RudoWakening

    It’s warm and very humid today. This weather can kick rocks.

  • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

    I could buy that it comes to not having enough real world experience when it comes to fighting, but Daredevil shouldn’t have bested Iron Fist that easily. Hell that would’ve been a good opportunity to let Iron Fist loose

    • Marv

      It was all bad. I’ve been reading up today apparently that show had like no budget which is crazy since they’d been building to it for three years.

  • Devin Harris

    Speaking of Michael J. Fox…..did Family Ties have a final episode? Maybe I was too young but I never got the point of the show. What was it trying to say?

    • DAJackson7

      It really bothered me that the hot mom turned out to not be Strictly Dickly

      • Devin Harris

        lol. Now it bothers me

    • Marv

      I think it was mostly just about a family getting through by sticking together with the twist that rather than the kid being rebellious the kid was a stickler for the rules and the parents were the hippies. God it was such a great fucking show.

      • Devin Harris

        That one never airs in reruns. I wouldn’t mind going back through it.

        • Marv

          Yeah even back in the 90s it never seemed to be around in syndication for some reason.

      • I dug the show as well. No idea how well it holds up.

        • Marv

          Yeah I haven’t seen more than clips in a long time. I loved it as a kid.

    • I think it ended with them all huddled together on the sofa getting ready to freeze to death as the Ice Age kicked in

  • Marv

    Remember Tila Tequila? lol

    She’s been talking lately about how she can quantum hop to other versions of herself.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      So the last name is also a lifestyle.

      • Marv

        Dude she lost her career because she started posting about how Hitler wasn’t a bad dude and no one really understood what happened in the war.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          …..oh boy.

    • Dwayne

      She’s dangerously stupid

      • Marv

        I love her.

        • Dwayne

          Stupid girls are sexy!

  • Mikey

    Family Ties used to be on Nick at Nite for a while. Maybe late 90s/early 00s? They had some great TV on Nick at Nite. Wonder Years and Happy Days were on it for a while too.

    • Marv

      My era of Nick at Nite was a bit earlier so it was all MTM, DVD and Lucy and stuff like that. Wonder Years was on regular tv haha =/

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Same. And shit like Donna Reed and Dobbie Gillis.

        • Marv

          My Three Sons and Patty Duke too, early Nick at Nite was awesome it was basically all black and white.

          • DAJackson7

            That’s what i remember, Nick at Nite was black and white shows

          • Devin Harris

            Mr. Ed!

          • DAJackson7

            Green Acres!

          • Devin Harris

            Petticoat Junction!

          • Matt_InGeeked

            Yep!

    • Devin Harris

      I haven’t had cable in forever. It needs to be on free tv or Netflix. Preferably Netflix

  • Matt_InGeeked
    • DAJackson7

      Our country is too dumb to do that…”Give it to the companies….they’ll reinvest!” Fuck i hate this place sometimes

    • I can only assume Dr. Evil has targeted the funds for his next theft.

  • Piece of Michael J. Fox trivia:

    he smokes like a fucking chimney.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      That can’t be right.

      • It is. Heard it from a couple of radio folks a few years ago. He’s very conscious to never, ever get caught smoking on cameras of any kind. I suppose he could’ve quit by now.

  • Miko363

    Larry vs. Michael J Fox is a spectacular episode of Curb.

    Fox keeps fucking with Larry and blaming on his Parkinson’s, for example shaking a can of soda before giving it to him.

    • Marv

      Jesus lol, I really need to get around to watching that show

      • Miko363

        If you don’t have time to binge it all, just go watch the Michael J Fox one, it’s the very last episode.

  • Not the mama.

    • Marv

      Even as a kid I hated that show.

      • :: clangs you with a frying pan ::

        It had some great moments. Ended on a serious downer.

        • Mikey

          What show is this?

          • Devin Harris

            Dinosaurs

          • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

            I thought it was interesting how they tackled stuff like puberty and drug use

          • Devin Harris

            It was really sharp but probably too sharp for the intended audience.

          • Dinosaurs.

  • Devin Harris

    My mom likes to sit around and watch old tv shows from her youth. Even with the added Nostalgia there is no way I can watch an episode of The Munsters. I can’t remember ever laughing at that.

    • Marv

      Oh I love The Munsters and still watch it now sometimes. That show is kind of genius.

      • Devin Harris

        No, it’s terrible.

        • Marv

          Nah it’s great haha, they treat the hot girl like she’s a monster it never stops being funny

          • Devin Harris

            You can have it.

      • The Silver Fox

        I preferred The Addams Family.

  • I wonder how well The Six Million Dollar Man holds up.

    • The Silver Fox

      How about The Bionic Woman?

      • That too. They had a dog at some point, right?

        You see The Bionic Woman reboot they tried a few years ago? It flopped, but I thought it was ok.

        • The Silver Fox

          Never saw it. Lindsay Wagner (along with Lynda Carter on Wonder Woman) were my among first celebrity crushes. Along with Barbara Feldon, Barbara Eden and Elizabeth Montgomery among the older shows.

          • I don’t think I crushed on Wagner. Big time on Carter & Eden.

            And OMFG…I don’t know if Carter sucked as an actress back in the day, but she was horrible on SuperGirl.

          • The Silver Fox

            Later on I would add Catherine Bach, Erin Gray, Markie Post and the two lady mechanics from Knight Rider.

          • Post big time.

  • Marv

    Get Smart still holds up as one of the funniest fucking things of all time. I watched a few episodes last week, it’s still a riot.

    • Devin Harris

      Andy Griffith remains the GOAT. Don Knotts was game for anything

      • Marv

        I never liked that show growing up. I had it in the same category as Gilligan which was funny but not clever. Get Smart was fucking clever. Don Adams was a god to me as a kid. He’s still one of the funniest people on TV ever I think, along with guys like Ted Knight and Phil Hartman.

    • Haven’t seen that in years. Loved it as a kid.

      • Marv

        It’s even funnier now I think.

  • Rowlf

    A Quantum Leap reboot starring Tila Tequila would be something.

    “Trapped in the past, Tila Tequila finds herself leaping from life to life, putting things right that once went wrong and hoping each time that her next leap will be the leap home.”

    *Leaps into Anne Frank’s body* “….Oh boy.”

    • Devin Harris

      As a dark comedy that would be amazing. It wouldn’t last one episode but I’d watch

  • Marv

    I mentioned Tila Tequila because I came across a random YT video about stars that ruined their careers. They played some of the Mel Gibson tapes from back when he was getting a divorce from that Russian broad. Those have to be the funniest tapes ever aired ever, “You were supposed to blow me before the jacuzzi!” Haha Mel rules

    • Devin Harris

      Bill Burr had me falling out of my seat. “I HAD TO GIVE UP MY LAKER TICKETS”

      • Marv

        Oh yeah every comedian had to take their turn. Those tapes are legendary. I’m listening to them now and they start off so evil “Are you feeding my baby with foreign bodies in there? Are you lying to me with your fake tits? They look ridiculous. Go ahead keep ’em if you want I’m just advising. Walk around and look stupid for all I give a fuck.”

        Hahaha jesus christ

        • Devin Harris

          I’ve never heard the whole thing. How long is it?

          • Marv

            There’s like five tapes, each of them like 2.5 minutes apiece. He gets racist as fuck, he starts raging about cunts and rape and Jews and stuff it’s awesome lol

          • Devin Harris

            I’ll check them out when I get some time

  • The Silver Fox

    Two shows I loved as a kid but haven’t watched in years are Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley.

    • Marv

      I didn’t like Happy Days at all but quite enjoyed Laverne and Shirley somehow.

  • Marv

    “I was nice the other night and let you sleep. I should have woken you up and told you ‘blow me bitch!'”

    Mel ruuuuules lol

  • The Silver Fox

    My top 10 sitcoms:
    1. All in the Family
    2. Taxi
    3. I Love Lucy
    4. Get Smart
    5. Night Court
    6. Bewitched
    7. The Honeymooners
    8. Good Times
    9. Mork & Mindy
    10. Cheers and Frasier

    • Matt_InGeeked

      That’s a good list. Mine would be almost completely different, but it’s a good list.

    • Rowlf

      Frasier
      Cheers
      Seinfeld
      Father Ted
      Arrested Development
      Parks And Recreation
      Friends
      Red Dwarf
      The IT Crowd
      The Office (US)

      • The Silver Fox

        Red Dwarf. Fawlty Towers and The Black Adder would be on the list if I included British shows.

  • Marv

    “You’re a pain in my ass! You are a pain…in my ass! STOP BEING THAT!”

    Hahahahahahaha

  • This three-minute Windex commercial detailing all the special moments this guy experiences with his daughter from birth to her wedding probably shouldn’t get me all emotional… Crap…

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I get emotional any time I see anything on TV that is sweet between a father and daughter. It kills me.

      • Matt_InGeeked

        I’ve basically turned into a woman.

        • I totally get it.

        • Miko363

          Ever since I had my kids I’ve turned into the biggest softie it’s unbelievable.

      • Marv

        Every time I see shit smeared against a wall I tear up a bit.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Boys and girls are quite different.

          • Marv

            Songs get me, rarely TV or movies

    • Devin Harris

      Chevy had a commercial where this guy spent money fixing a beat up truck because his dad gave it to him. That one got to me.

    • The Silver Fox

      The Travelers Insurance commercial with the father and daughter through the years is another one that always get me.

      • Oh geez, yeah.

        • The Silver Fox

          Except for the wedding scene, I think my daughter and I have been through all the other scenarios at least once.

    • chicagodem79

      The one that is REALLY bothering me now is the one that’s been on TV lately about Alzheimer’s. Showing the dad that can’t remember how to brush his teeth anymore, or the lady that doesn’t remember people in her family. As someone with older parents, I know I have to be aware of things like that, but man that’s a depressing commercial.

  • Marv

    “You make me want to smoke. You fuuuuuck my day up. You only care about yourself.”
    “Mel, I try but you won’t…”
    “SHUT THE FUCK UP. YOU SHOULD JUST SMILE AND BLOW ME!”

    Hahahahahahahaha holy hell it’s so great

    • Matt_InGeeked

      What a great guy.

      • Marv

        Oh he’s a pile of garbage but it’s just funny. It’s like…we’ve all been there with a woman at some point. He’s blacked out angry at this chick and just starts spewing shit lol

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Who is he talking to in this exchange? A girlfriend?

          • Marv

            His wife. The chick he left his first wife for and mother of his six-month-old or something.

            That’s the other thing with these tapes, she knows she’s being recorded and he doesn’t so she purposely gets him all turnt up lol

    • Rowlf

      *Tila Tequila quantum leaps into Mel’s body*

      “Actually, I feel quite comfortable in this one, I’m gonna stay right here.”

      • Devin Harris

        What wrong would she possibly need to set straight?

  • Matt_InGeeked

    One time TI grabbed her butt after she pooped and looked at her hands, and then looked at me with this look of shock on her face and yelled, “DADDY, POO!! POOO!!!” freaking out.

    One time it accidentally got a little on her sheets.

    That’s about it. We don’t have poo parties.

    • Marv

      Doc likes his poop. Part of the horror of potty training is that he see it get flushed away lol

  • Matt_InGeeked

    So Trump mispronounces the country “Namibia”, and certain press (CNN) runs with the story that “Trump praises Nambia, a non-existent country.”

    Obviously he mispronounced it, CNN. He didn’t make it up.

    Of all the shit to get on this idiot about, mispronouncing a fucking country’s name shouldn’t be one of them.

    Stop giving idiots on YouTube more credibility when they bash you for this kind of drivel.

    • ProjectBlue

      Fox: “President turns his back on ‘Merica”

    • chicagodem79

      True, but to be fair, President Dipshit probably had never heard of that country until he got the script of the speech…..or probably even more likely, saw the name pop up on the teleprompter.

      • ProjectBlue

        Look, we’re going to copy the Narnia model, we’ll have the best closets, the best lions, everyone will be talking about us, ok?

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Still. He’s doing much worse than that.

        • chicagodem79

          Oh no doubt, it’s a definite cheapshot, but also I’m not going to give a pass for President Moron for not reading a world map and knowing who these countries are either.

  • I don’t think the car does in fact have Sirius XM. I will email the guy at the dealership

    • Marv

      Probably wouldn’t fit.

  • The Professor

    Watched last nights south park. Pretty good. Solid B episode

  • ProjectBlue

    I haven’t followed gaming as closely as I used to. Is there a single reason to think about Xbox One X if you already have a One? Like, no exclusives for a long while and just possibly better graphics?

  • “It looks like some Rick and Morty fans were unhappy with the fact that two women, Jane Becker and Jessica Gao, have their names credited on episodes of this current season (‘Rickmancing the Stone’ and ‘Pickle Rick’). They were harassed on Twitter and had their personal information leak.”

    What the fuck is wrong with people?

    • Why the hell are women writing for a show called Rick and Morty??/ how can they write for guys?

    • Diddly

      LOL and those same fans are praising Pickle Rick for being “deep”

  • This episode of Seinfeld has Kramer and Elaine on a 6 train, stopping at Queensboro Plaza, coming from Queens. That’s gonna drive me crazy.

  • I still have never watched Rick and Morty so I can’t say if women are ruining it or not.. I would assume not

    • I would think they’re classing up the joint over there.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I’ve never seen it either, but from what I can tell, it’s an over-the-top crass adult cartoon with poor animation. So basically every cartoon that airs after 8pm any day of the week.

      • but are women ruining it … and should I harass them on the internet because so?

    • Dwayne

      I never saw it either

    • Marv

      Probably. I bet they’re all up in the writers room rubbing their vaginas on things like hey Tom watch out don’t eat that donut Pam already rubbed her vagina on it

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Probably a funnier concept than anything on Rick and Morty.

    • Macklin JeriPratt

      Hey! I just started watching that show!

  • Dwayne

    I enjoy the whole bit of Ferrari getting annoyed by Peyton. I don’t even care if it’s legit. I just enjoy it.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Some of you are much cooler than me. I would never see Ghostface Killah perform in NYC.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      By some, I mean only Dwayne.

    • Dwayne

      I love going to live performances

      • This is why we don’t hang out more.

        • Dwayne

          The downside is being around a lot of people. But when the show is exciting, you don’t care about that.

  • Facts

    Ok. I should probably get off of Amazon and stop buying Star Wars shirts.

  • so does this person kill ghost faced people or does he have a ghost face and kills?

    • Dwayne

      Yes

      • …..well now I’m more confused then when we started

        • Dwayne

          I take it that you never listened to much Wu Tang Clan

  • Facts

    They have ice cream floats. I am weak and will gladly give into temptation.

  • chicagodem79

    There’s a concert coming here Oct 27 that we might go see, Busta Rhymes, Brandy, Monica, and G…G….G…G…G…G-UNIT.

    I’m actually more interested in Brandy and Monica, I’ve heard their concerts have been good and they’ve gotten better as singers as they’ve gotten older.

    • Dwayne

      I was crushing on Monica hard in high school

      • chicagodem79

        Aaliyah was my #1, but Monica was a solid #2.

        • Dwayne

          Yessir!

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        Me too. You mean Monica from Friends right?

        • Dwayne

          She looked nice but I didn’t watch Friends lol

      • Does it ever bother you being surrounded by people who are so white?

        • Dwayne

          I’m used to it because I have to go to work

        • chicagodem79

          *clears my throat*

    • Devin Harris

      G-Unit is back together???

      • chicagodem79

        According to this Groupon, they are lol

        • Macklin JeriPratt

          I thought G Unit died after Game dissed them.

          • Devin Harris

            I think it died when 50 released a tape of Young Buck crying to him on the phone

        • Devin Harris

          I’m seriously wondering who’s going to show up for them. It’s probably just 50 Cent and some hanger on

          • chicagodem79

            Well, it’s pretty telling they only said G-Unit without naming the people, so who knows, they might have no idea until showtime.

          • Dwayne

            What’s Lloyd Banks and Tony Yayo doing?

          • Devin Harris

            I thought they all fell out with each other? I doubt any of them are doing anything so that makes a reunion more likely.

          • Dwayne

            I remember people used to like Lloyd Banks

          • Devin Harris

            He was passable but all of their buzz was because of the machine. It’s kinda like when someone leaves WWE.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I do know that cash rules everything around me. CREAM get the money, dolla, dolla bill ya’ll.

    • Dwayne

      That was a great song

      • Matt_InGeeked

        It was.

    • Mikey

      That’s one of my favorites.

  • Mikey

    At a place called “The White Sox Bar”. Dumb but baseball theme and beer so it’s alright.

  • I may need to make some more coffee before this kid wakes up.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Replace may with have to.

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        “I have to need to make some more coffee before this kid wakes up.”

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Flows right off the tongue.

  • Mikey

    I was listening to Only Built for Cuban Linx on the plane. Odd that I see Wu Tang discussion

    • Dwayne

      One of the best rap albums ever

      • Mikey

        It really is. It’s kinda odd but I guess that Ghostface is on a lot of it

        • Dwayne

          Ghost is on like every song lol

  • One of these days I will dive deeper into the rap singers

    • Diddly

      I probably won’t

      • Dwayne

        Racist

  • Facts
  • Facts

    I enjoy listening to 2-Pac while walking the dog.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Because walking your dog reminds you of slavery, right?

      • Facts

        ………………………………..no……no.

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Yeah. Sure.

    • Dwayne

      DMX has songs about dogs

      • chicagodem79

        He also has songs that make you lose your mind

        • Dwayne

          Up in here

        • Matt_InGeeked

          Up in here?

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I don’t know what I’m saying half the time. I just throw shit at a wall.

  • I had 2 hammer albums as a child AND Kris Kross

    • Matt_InGeeked

      ^^ This guy is super white.

      • that is where you are wrong.. all those people I listed are African American

      • The Silver Fox

        How about “Rapture” and “Rapper’s Delight”?

        • Dwayne

          Debbie Harry was the first white rapper

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I guess it was at least attempted rap.

    • chicagodem79

      Kris Kross had more cred than MC Hammer.

      • but he was 2 legit… how can this be?

      • Mike Mears

        Hammer was gangster as fuck in real life.

        • chicagodem79

          Which means he did a great job at concealing his real life with his “rap” life lol. I know nobody here took him remotely seriously during his “rap” career.

          • Mike Mears

            I was 8 years old, so I took him very seriously.

            He had some legit good songs, though.

          • chicagodem79

            I wasn’t that much older lol, but my brother REALLY hated him and always said how garbage he was compared to KRS One, Queen Latifah, and that crowd back in the day.

          • Dwayne

            Yeah. I didn’t have his tape. I was more likely to listen to Public Enemy, Latifah, Big Daddy Kane and people like that.

          • Mike Mears

            Those 3-4 years made an enormous difference though. By the time I was 12 I was listening to All Eyez On Me repeatedly and probably hated Hammer.

      • Dwayne

        They didn’t fuck with Hammer in Oakland though. He had respect

    • Mike Mears

      I saw Hammer live when I was 8.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I know more rap songs than I thought I did.

    But they are all probably prior to the millennium.

    • I remember both Whoomp there it is by tag team and
      Whoot there it is by 95 south

      • chicagodem79

        That’s the Cubs home run song now………Good to see the Cubs music tastes make the 1990s….

        • It’s interesting they both hit on the charts but no one remembers Whoot

  • Facts

    I want to buy some parachute pants.

  • The Silver Fox

    How about Tone Loc’s “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina”?

  • Dwayne

    Fab 5 Freddy told me everybody’s fly
    DJ spinning I said: My My

    • Matt_InGeeked

      I always thought she said that everybody’s high.

  • chicagodem79

    THE HUMPTY DANCE….HERE’S YOUR CHANCE…….TO DO THE HUMP!

    SUPER underrated song for the ladies, you definitely saw some boody shaking at school dances when that song came on.

    • Dwayne

      Word. I loved the songs that made girls want to shake their asses.

    • Mike Mears

      I once got busy in a Burger King bathroom

    • wait who underrates that song?

      • chicagodem79

        You don’t hear that song mentioned a lot as one of the all time ass shakers from that time period. It absolutely was.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    I like how I called someone else super white.

    • Dwayne

      On this site, you definitely have people who can beat you in whiteness

      • Matt_InGeeked

        Alright, you hear that guys? Dwayne practically just called me black!

        • Dwayne

          You already have Grampa beat.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            I’m blacker than a black guy?

            Should I worry about driving through Missouri?

          • Dwayne

            Just don’t say much

          • Matt_InGeeked

            *nods*

        • Mike Mears

          I’m as black as the ace of spades.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            …..I probably wouldn’t use that last word.

          • Mike Mears

            I’m confused.

          • Dwayne

            Spade can be used as a racial slur

          • Mike Mears

            I honestly have never heard that used as a racial slur. Some dude said that on 670 The Score once (I think as a movie reference), so I’ve been saying it ever since.

          • Dwayne

            It’s kinda old school I think.

          • Mike Mears

            Must be. If I’m gonna be hateful, I’m at least gonna be hip, trendy hateful.

          • Matt_InGeeked

            It’s because you’re white.

        • The boyhood dream… HAS CONE TRUE!

      • Marv

        =(

  • Devin Harris

    2 Live Crew are the ones that get no respect for getting booty’s shaking.

    • Dwayne

      Too Short was the first sexually explicit rapper

      • Devin Harris

        but he didn’t get the booty’s shaking on the dance floor

        • Dwayne

          He eventually did.

    • chicagodem79

      It’s comical now re-watching all the news stories and the like at how controversial their lyrics were and stuff like that. Stuff today nobody would blink and eye to, but for the 90s, people were freaking out.

      • Devin Harris

        It’s what Tipper Gore launched her nonsense platform on.

        • Mike Mears

          Thanks, Obama

        • Dwayne

          I think Tipper first got mad when her kid was listening to Prince when he was doing sexually explicit stuff in albums like Purple Rain

          • Devin Harris

            She just seemed to hate having her kids embrace black culture.

          • The Silver Fox

            Some of the Filthy Fifteen from the Parents Music Resouce Center:
            She Bop by Cyndi Lauper
            Sugar Walls by Sheena Easton
            In My House by Mary Jane Girls
            We’re Not Gonna Take It by Twisted Sister
            Darling Nikki by Prince
            Dress You Up by Madonna

          • Devin Harris

            Is that what her group was called?

          • The Silver Fox

            Yes. During the Senate hearings on “porn rock” you had the unlikely trio of Frank Zappa, John Denver and Dee Snider testifying against censorship of music.

          • Devin Harris

            Bruce Springsteen allowed 2 Live Crew to sample Born in the USA for their song Banned in the USA. He said he didn’t care for the music but was with them in their fight against censorship. That subject makes strange bedfellows.

  • chicagodem79

    Back Dat Ass Up is one of the greatest music videos of all time.

    • Dwayne

      It was fantastic

    • Devin Harris

      You won’t get much argument from anyone anywhere

  • Devin Harris

    Girl you working wit some @$$ yeah

    When a song starts like that you know you have a classic on your hands. No subtlety whatsoever

  • Dwayne

    I knew a girl named Nikki I guess you can say she was a sex fiend

    I met her in a hotel lobby masturbating to a magazine.

    • that seems like an awkward encounter what happened next?

      • Dwayne

        She said “how’d you like to waste some time” and I could not resist when I saw little Nikki grind!

        • I see.. so she is a good grinder. Anything else take place?

          • Dwayne

            She took me to her castle and I just couldn’t believe my eyes,
            She had so many devices everything that money could buy,
            She said “sign your name on the dotted line.” The lights went out and Nikki started to grind.

          • So she had like.. a big tv and sound system and stuff?
            I am confused.. it seems you enjoyed watcher her grind but this time the lights were out and you couldn’t see anything I would assume..

            I’m guessing that was the end of the evening

          • Dwayne

            The castle started spinning or maybe it was my brain.
            I can’t tell you what she did to me but my body will never be the same.
            Awe, her lovin will kick your behind, she’ll show you no mercy
            But she’ll sure ‘nough, sure ‘nough show you how to grind

          • First off you are lucky to be alive with that kind of shotty construction. Everything else there you should probably get checked out by a doctor.

            I’m assuming you guys had a nice talk the next morning?

          • Dwayne

            I woke up the next morning, Nikki wasn’t there.
            I looked all over and all I found was a phone number on the stairs
            It said thank you for a funky time
            Call me up whenever you want
            To grind
            Come back Nikki come back
            Your darling little prince
            Want to grind, grind, grind.

          • oh……rather rude of her. I mean it sounds like you had to search pretty hard to even find the phone number. Still seems like you enjoyed yourself so who am I to judge.

  • Facts

    Ahem. If you will please rise for the playing of Facts’ National Anthem:

    Oh, my, god. Becky, look at her butt.
    It is so big. [scoff]
    She looks like one of those rap guys’ girlfriends.
    But, you know, who understands those rap guys? [scoff]
    They only talk to her, because, she looks like a total prostitute, ‘kay?
    I mean, her butt, is just so big.
    I can’t believe it’s just so round, it’s like, out there, I mean— gross. Look!
    She’s just so… black!

    [Sir Mix-a-Lot:]
    I like big butts and I can not lie
    You other brothers can’t deny
    That when a girl walks in with an itty bitty waist
    And a round thing in your face
    You get sprung, wanna pull up tough
    ‘Cause you notice that butt was stuffed
    Deep in the jeans she’s wearing
    I’m hooked and I can’t stop staring
    Oh baby, I wanna get with you
    And take your picture
    My homeboys tried to warn me
    But that butt you got makes me so horny
    Ooh, Rump-o’-smooth-skin
    You say you wanna get in my Benz?
    Well, use me, use me
    ‘Cause you ain’t that average groupie
    I’ve seen them dancin’
    To hell with romancin’
    She’s sweat, wet,
    Got it goin’ like a turbo ‘Vette
    I’m tired of magazines
    Sayin’ flat butts are the thing
    Take the average black man and ask him that
    She gotta pack much back
    So, fellas! (Yeah!) Fellas! (Yeah!)
    Has your girlfriend got the butt? (Hell yeah!)
    Tell ’em to shake it! (Shake it!) Shake it! (Shake it!)
    Shake that healthy butt!
    Baby got back!

    (LA face with Oakland booty)
    Baby got back!
    (LA face with Oakland booty)
    (LA face with Oakland booty)

    [Sir Mix-a-Lot:]
    I like ’em round, and big
    And when I’m throwin’ a gig
    I just can’t help myself, I’m actin’ like an animal
    Now here’s my scandal
    I wanna get you home
    And ugh, double-up, ugh, ugh
    I ain’t talkin’ bout Playboy
    ‘Cause silicone parts are made for toys
    I want ’em real thick and juicy
    So find that juicy double
    Mix-a-Lot’s in trouble
    Beggin’ for a piece of that bubble
    So I’m lookin’ at rock videos
    Knock-kneed bimbos walkin’ like hoes
    You can have them bimbos
    I’ll keep my women like Flo Jo
    A word to the thick soul sisters, I wanna get with ya
    I won’t cuss or hit ya
    But I gotta be straight when I say I wanna [moan]
    Till the break of dawn
    Baby got it goin’ on
    A lot of simps won’t like this song
    ‘Cause them punks like to hit it and quit it
    And I’d rather stay and play
    ‘Cause I’m long, and I’m strong
    And I’m down to get the friction on
    So, ladies! (Yeah!) Ladies! (Yeah)
    If you wanna roll in my Mercedes (Yeah!)
    Then turn around! Stick it out!
    Even white boys got to shout
    Baby got back!

    Baby got back!
    Yeah, baby… when it comes to females, Cosmo ain’t got nothin’ to do with my selection.
    36-24-36? Ha ha, only if she’s 5’3″.

    [Sir Mix-a-Lot:]
    So your girlfriend rolls a Honda, playin’ workout tapes by Fonda
    But Fonda ain’t got a motor in the back of her Honda
    My anaconda don’t want none
    Unless you’ve got buns, hun
    You can do side bends or sit-ups,
    But please don’t lose that butt
    Some brothers wanna play that “hard” role
    And tell you that the butt ain’t gold
    So they toss it and leave it
    And I pull up quick to retrieve it
    So Cosmo says you’re fat
    Well I ain’t down with that!
    ‘Cause your waist is small and your curves are kickin’
    And I’m thinkin’ bout stickin’
    To the beanpole dames in the magazines:
    You ain’t it, Miss Thing!
    Give me a sister, I can’t resist her
    Red beans and rice didn’t miss her
    Some knucklehead tried to diss
    ‘Cause his girls are on my list
    He had game but he chose to hit ’em
    And I pull up quick to get wit ’em
    So ladies, if the butt is round,
    And you want a triple X throw down,
    Dial 1-900-MIXALOT
    And kick them nasty thoughts
    Baby got back!
    Baby got back!

    (Little in the middle but she got much back) [4x]

    • Mike Mears

      /stays seated

      #ButtLivesMatter

  • Mike Mears

    After she sucked the dick, I stabbed her brother with the icepick
    Because he wanted me to fuck him from the back
    But Smalls don’t get down like that

    Am I doing this right?

  • The Silver Fox

    Favorite 90’s rap song: Regulate by Warren G & Nate Dogg

    • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

      Oh dude, that and Today Was A Good Day were my jams growing up

  • “Hurricane Jose” Gomez

    *sees we’re talking about hip-hop*
    .
    Where all da white women at???

    • Marv

      I’m eating popcorn chicken and waiting for something to come up that I know something about lol

      • Mike Mears

        Marv

        • Mike Mears

          Question

          • Marv

            Oh dear

          • Mike Mears

            The question is a follow up to the one you just answered: should I re-evaluate all the judgemental things I thought about others in that scenario, or just assume that I’m the cool-ass outlier?

          • Marv

            Neither. You were right about them then just like you’re right about you now.

          • Mike Mears

            This is what I pay you for.

    • Devin Harris

      There is never not a time to ask that question

    • Mike Mears

      “I bet if a white guy asked where all the black women were, he’d be a racist!”

      -That one uncle on Facebook every white person has

      • Matt_InGeeked

        That’s my father-in-law, justice warrior for the unfairly treated white people.

        • Mike Mears

          Yeah, it’s my in-laws too. They’re great people and I love them, but they say some cringeworthy shit.

  • Mike Mears

    So Matilda and I just went to her baby doctor, and now she’s getting her nails done. I thought, cool, I’ll go two doors down to BDubs, play a game or two of Golden Tee and have a couple beers. Well, this fucking Tee machine only takes cash or gift cards. I have no cash on me and the nearest ATM is probably two blocks away. My question is, at age 34, am I now the old dude that other people see sitting at a chain restaurant bar by himself that other people look at with disdain and pity?

    • Marv

      Yes.

    • DAJackson7

      Eh…I sit down at bars by myself…it’s good for you

      • Mike Mears

        Oh, same here. I was working at a newspaper when I turned 21, and the building is downtown, so I literally started going to bars by myself on my 21st birthday. (That’s not as sad as it seems, I went out and did actual stuff with actual people later that night)

    • ProjectBlue

      Weird it’d be set to take gift cards but not cc’s.

      • Mike Mears

        I know, right? I’ve never seen that before.

    • chicagodem79

      Well, from my GF who used to be a waitress/bartender, the women would target men sitting by themselves to try and show boobage and flirt to get extra tips….you could always try that if the scenery is right lol.

      • Mike Mears

        My bartender definitely has some titties, but I don’t think he’s gonna show them to me.

        • chicagodem79

          Ouch lol

          • Mike Mears

            Being a former chain restaurant bartender, there were definitely regulars who were disappointed when they showed up and I was behind the bar.

          • Mike Mears

            I never got laid directly from attending though. Waiting tables? I definitely had some phone numbers left for me, a couple of which led to good times. And you’ve seen me; I don’t look like the dude that cute girls are going to leave their phone number with unsolicited. But it happens.

          • chicagodem79

            Yeah I would imagine you would run into that a few times. For girls, especially with huge boobs, the scams they run make them a LOT of money. It’s fascinating whenever we go out to a bar, she gives me the play by play of how the waitresses and bartenders are manipulating people to make their money. I’m a lot more aware now lol.

          • The Professor

            besides showing boobs, what else?

          • chicagodem79

            She told me a few lol, one is the ol’ “Drop my pen accidentally and bendover to pick it up right in front of them” trick.

    • Devin Harris

      I do that on occasion, but I’ve embraced my transformation into middle aged dad that has stopped caring.

  • Dwayne

    I really just went through the whole Darling Nikki song with Peyton

    • …………….that was a song!? I thought you were sharing

  • Dwayne

    My wife went to a doctor before Dwaynette was born and she was trying to find out what the sex of our daughter was. The doc said: “He didn’t tell you when he put it in you?”.

    She didn’t go back to that doctor.

    • Marv

      Yeah that’s the kind of thing I’d find hysterical and would drive Edna berserk lol

      • Devin Harris

        I’m sure Shaquisha would have a heart attack on site.

    • Mike Mears

      I would ONLY go back to that doctor.

  • Marv

    Kevin Hart is really smart he’s basically got a pass now to cheat forever and know that none of these broads will ever try to blackmail him

    • Devin Harris

      The only catch is he has to keep making movies that make money. Don’t fall off, Kevin. It’s a long way down

      • Marv

        He definitely doesn’t do enough movies.

        • Devin Harris

          Not nearly

      • Dwayne

        He already has kids and he is making more. Dude needs a vasectomy

  • Marv

    My favorite Kevin Hart moment was on Tough Crowd before he was famous and Patrice O’Neal grabs him and puts him on his lap and starts talking with him like he’s a ventriloquist dummy.

    • Devin Harris

      Just happened to be watching clips of those this morning before work. They had a cutout of one of the Olsen twins and Patrice said this cutout is bigger than you. He walks over to it and it was bigger than him. Kevin being game to sell the joke was what made it funny

      • Marv

        They were really good friends for years before Kevin moved to LA to become the biggest guy. That show was so much fun, just a bunch of really funny best friends shitting on each other.

        • Devin Harris

          I loved it. Patrice stayed with Kevin for a while in LA. You ever hear the story of Kevin walking in on him rubbing one out?

          • Marv

            Oh god lol, no I have not

          • Devin Harris

            It’s better if you let them tell it but basically Kevin was out for the day so Patrice fires up the laptop. Kevin comes home and walks in the room. Patrice has his back turned and his back is so big that Kevin can’t tell what he’s doing. Kevin starts having a conversation with him while Patrice still has his back turned. Then he turns around to ask what are you doing.

          • Marv

            LOL

    • Mike Mears

      The best moment ever on that show was Greg Giraldo’s complete ownage of Denis Leary.

  • Mike Mears

    Shelton, if getting drunk at this chain sports bar by myself in the middle of the day has taught me anything…

    • Facts

      I think he dead.

      • Mike Mears

        …what

        • Facts

          I don’t think he ever coming back.

          • Mike Mears

            I knew that, but he’s not actually dead, right?

          • Facts

            Who knows?

          • Mike Mears

            Good point, let me rephrase:

            As far as we know, he’s still alive?

    • Marv

      RIP

      • Facts

        *plays taps*

  • Mr. Money On The Table

    🥑.

  • Devin Harris

    Patrice O’neal went to cover a fashion show. He said it was a parade of bulimia

    • Marv

      He was one of the funniest people of all time for sure

      • Devin Harris

        Definitely

      • Mike Mears

        I wish he’d had a part for longer on Arrested Development.

  • Yay, it’s the first day of fall! It’s gonna not be quite as shitty out-

    Temperature 93, Heat Index 106.

    FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCKKKKKKKKKKKKKK

    • DAJackson7

      Sounds like here

    • Dwayne

      Fuck that

      • It’s cool, though, we only have another week of this shit.

    • Marv

      Today’s high: 59 lol

    • My phone says it’s 80. No fucking way it’s above 70.

    • The Silver Fox

      Next 7 days: highs mid 80’s, lows around 60, humidity 50-60% and sunny everyday.

  • Marv

    I was going to try to nap while the boy was out but was woken up by this text message: “MC finale tonight omg Dino!!”

    MC is Master Chef. Dino is the weird probably gay Brooklyn guy on the show that dances like a ballerina and says stuff like “No one messes with this boy’s ganache baaaaaaby doll!”

    Really living the dream over here.

    • ProjectBlue

      Only knowing Dino from your description, I feel “probably” does not do the odds justice

  • chicagodem79

    So I have an interesting dilemma. A couple of weekends ago, I was buying some speakers from a guy off Craigslist, and on my way there, I passed an apartment complex. One of the units had a bunch of stuff on the curb by the trash (I think they were moving out), and I saw a giant Roland keyboard. I’m a somewhat hack musician myself and I know that Roland is a premium brand, so I was surprised, but I kept going. After picking up my speaker, I decided to drive back to that complex, and the keyboard was still there, so I picked it up. It didn’t have a power cord, and 2 of the keys were broken, but I figured why not pick it up and check it out.

    It didn’t have a power cord so I had to buy one from Amazon, but turn out it’s a vintage 80s Roland full sized synthesizer. It actually turns out and appears the keys work, except for the 2 broken ones obviously lol. On ebay, I’ve seen these for parts go for 200 to 300 dollars….BUT….if I take it somewhere to get it fixed, they are selling in good condition for over $1,000!

    So, should I try and get it fixed then sell at good condition, or just sell for parts?

    • Dwayne

      I’d say sell for parts.

      • chicagodem79

        I’m leaning that way, but I’m curious enough to take it somewhere to get an estimate to see how much it would cost to get it fixed.

        • It’s worth a shot to see how much it would cost to get it fixed and then make a decision from there

    • Facts

      Keep and use it. I don’t know how much it would cost to fix.

  • The Professor

    Watching old episode of night court where Dennis haysbert plays an excon who dates roz

  • Park trip 2 – still no hot moms.

    Today has been disappointing. At least my wife will be here soon and raise the hotness level significantly.

  • Facts

    Best outside temp: 69.

  • One kid decided instead of sliding down the slide, he would roll over the side. He face planted on the ground from about four feet up. For someone who’s probably only 2.5 feet tall, even with the padded ground, that must’ve hurt.

    He was carried out of the park.

    • Elsewhere, this one kid was trying to kick a ball into another kid who was riding a bike. I had to move because I didn’t want to get caught in the crossfire.

      • ProjectBlue

        At this point I hate watching kids play. Recess is just an exercise in frustration

        • My kid can’t crawl or walk yet, so watching these kids are preparing me for what I’m gonna have to deal with in like a year.

          • ProjectBlue

            Just the unstructured madness drives me insane. You want to let them explore and play but then there’s the psychotic bowling balls that would break them if left totally alone

    • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

      Eh, the young heal quickly.

    • ProjectBlue

      He fucked up, he fucked up!

      • They had to pick him up off the ground with a spatula

        • ProjectBlue

          There’s a decent amount of CTE out there just from playground equipment. Probably 1st grade-ish I remember taking a swing to the head goofing around during recess

          • One of my classmates in, like, 3rd grade took my plastic lunch box and broke it over my head like it was a steel chair.

          • ProjectBlue

            …I may or may not have went through a Steiners phase where I’d Steinerline people. Knocked one kid silly. Turns out, the guys that stiff the shit out of people aren’t the ones you should emulate on the playground

          • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

            Seems like a good time to tell the story of a big fat kid bodyslamming me on the ground and busting my head open during recess in the first grade.

            Amazingly, my parents let me keep watching pro wrestling.

          • The kid in my grade school who I became the best friend with used to kick me in the nuts at recess until one day I blocked it and gave him a Honky Tonk Man style Shake Rattle and Roll.

            After that, there was a MegaPowers handshake and we’ve been friends now for about 30 years.

          • Mr. Money On The Table

            I had a friend in fourth grade who used to let me punch him in the face when I felt shitty. Dude could take a punch.

          • ProjectBlue
          • It was a pretty big heel turn for him. It was like Orndorff turning on Hogan at the time.

          • The Silver Fox

            Both my twin sister and I broke our wrists on the playground as kids.

    • RudoWakening

      TIL Sabu has a kid

    • That’s how you learn.

      #GeorgeLopez

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    I feel like at this point, women should know what they’re getting into with Kevin Hart.

  • The Silver Fox

    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/72/74/99/727499afca63df898566dfc2da708dff–the-nerve-playground-slide.jpg
    What fun the old slides were. Burning yourself on the hot metal in summer. And, if you fell, you would land on sand if you were lucky.

    • The Silver Fox
      • ProjectBlue

        Wow, that’s true, can’t remember the last time I saw one like that. At one point, one of the nearby cities had to go around taking out even the smaller ones because some doof grownup was sledding after a big snow storm and crashed into covered up park equipment

    • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

      We had concrete and gavel under our playground slides in our neighborhood. We got the feeling that the city didn’t like us very much.

      • The Silver Fox

        I remember concrete under slides, sometimes covered with these black mats.

  • The Silver Fox
    • ProjectBlue

      They were fun, damn it.

    • RudoWakening

      Who doesn’t remember Rey Mysterio?

  • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

    Huh, Gotham‘s back tonight. I guess I’ll give it a shot, but I suspect ‘Batboy’ is going to be the final straw for me.

    • ProjectBlue

      The suit they’re pimping around the net looks bad…like, sure, that’s the point, but bad

    • I don’t think I made it more than 10 mins into the first episode.

      • ProjectBlue

        It’s horrible and I go long stretches ignoring it but am somehow still caught up. It’s basically like if some society 500 years in the future found a few batman comics and thought they were doing it justice

        • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

          If I wasn’t a Bat-Fanatic I’d have given up long ago. But this show really tries my patience.

          • ProjectBlue

            Just Gordon, if Gordon was a brutish asshole with few redeeming values, I’d feel a lot better about it

        • Lovely.

    • Dwayne

  • ProjectBlue

    When we texted Spicer for comment on his note-taking practices, he replied: “Mike, please stop texting/emailing me unsolicited anymore.”

    When I replied with a “?” (I have known Spicer and his wife for more than a dozen years), he answered: “Not sure what that means. From a legal standpoint I want to be clear: Do not email or text me again. Should you do again I will report to the appropriate authorities.”
    #Spicy!

    • Grampa Millionaire Bruce Wayne

      You know Sean Spicer?

      • ProjectBlue

        …yeah, should have quoted it

    • RudoWakening

      You should definitely text him this weekend and ask if he wants to grab a beer

  • The Silver Fox

    Gilbert Toys had some interesting (dangerous) toys :
    Glass Blowing kit
    Make your own toy soldiers (using real molten lead)
    Chemistry sets (including potassium permanganate, ammonium nitrate and gunpowder)
    Atomic lab (including samples of uranium and radium)

  • Facts

    I see Ferrari is enjoying PWF, Playground Wrestling Federation

  • The Silver Fox
    • RudoWakening

      Know what’s great? Geiger-Müller counters—friskers, as well call them in the rad industry— are legitimately battery-powered. And they don’t work if the temperature is below 20 degrees. I wonder if they included a source to check the friskers, as that needs to be done daily.

      Also, HOLY FUCK THEY GAVE CHILDREN POLONIUM

      • The Silver Fox

        That was one of my first thoughts too. The kids can learn to be a KGB assassin.

        • RudoWakening

          Here is some helpful info on friskers:
          https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geiger_counter

          The “pancake” probe, or Model-3, is most commonly used. If you’ve been in a CA (contaminated area) and have doffed your PPE, you frisk your hands and feet with this at the very least to check for contamination. It has several scales that will give you an accurate CPM above background. There is also a 2360 that can detect both alpha and beta-gamma that we use if we have been in an alpha area, and that generally requires a full-body frisk.

          • The Silver Fox

            Having 2 uncles who worked in the nuclear industry, I remember them talking about stuff like that. I was interested in science from an early age and probably would’ve gone in that direction if I hadn’t developed an interest in teaching.

          • RudoWakening

            Was it you that had a relative at the Hanford Site?

          • The Silver Fox

            Brookhaven.

          • RudoWakening

            With any luck I’ll be heading to San Onofre by the end of the year. We had to of the main contractor’s corporate waste brokers on site the last two days and I was put over pretty well. I spoke to them after lunch today and one guy (the main broker) had me give him my contact info that he would pass along to the Waste Manager at SONGS with recommendation.

            When I mentioned SONGS and if they would need any waste certifiers he said, “Are you our man?” to which I replied “I absolutely am”

  • Dwayne

    Smooth operator. Smoooooth operator.

    • Matt_InGeeked

      Sade is amazing.

  • Dinah wanted to watch Wonder Woman tonight, so that’s what I’m doing. Also made nachos.

  • The Silver Fox
    • RudoWakening

      I had a chemistry set and an ant farm as a kid

      • The Silver Fox

        Chemistry set, ant farm and an electric circuit set.

  • ProjectBlue

    The tv ads for Dark Knight Master Race….is it selling that well that they think it’ll go even bigger or that poorly that they’re trying to recoup investment?

    • It just came out two days ago. I think it’s just the opening salvo of FINALLY advertising comics during their TV shows.

  • Macklin JeriPratt

    The ad for Gotham makes it look like Gordon has been shunted down the card quite a bit.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    Yep. Pearl bought me a set of whiskey glasses for our anniversary. They’re great.

  • Marv

    Halfway through the Master Chef finale it looks like Dino might lose and Edna is very upset lol

  • Fave toy as a kid? First thought was various incarnations of Evel Knievel, which I went through like a hot knife through butter. Hell, I wore one out on the first day and was scared to tell my mom because of how expensive it was.

    Consider a female version of me. That’s my mom.

  • The Silver Fox
    • I didn’t. Had a friend who did. Thing struck me as entirely fucking pointless.

    • Mr. Money On The Table

      I still want one. That and a domed hockey table where the U.S. take on the USSR.

  • The Silver Fox
  • Marv

    YAY DINO WON! All is right in the world of Master Chef lol

    • RudoWakening

      Dino soared

  • Best_in_the_World

    I can’t stand Collinsworth.

    • RudoWakening

      Same

  • I wonder how bad they’re going to fuck up the Justice League film.

    • Medium

      • So, not a bad as Bats vs Supes, but not as good as WW.

        • That’s my bet, yes

          • Yeah, seems right. Not sure I’ll see it in a theater. Next film will probably be The Last Jedi. I didn’t see anything this summer. Last thing was Kong: Skull Island, which was disappointing. Yet, the credits scene about Godzilla got me pumped.

            I’m such a fucking Godzilla mark. No matter how shitty any of the films are, I’m always excited for a new one.

  • Reasonable Opinion Guy

    ” End-of-life chatbot can help you with difficult final decisions”

    The future is here, folks.

  • Facts

    Watching 80s Star Wars commercials. Man they had all the toys for Return of the Jedi.

  • Dinah does not seem to have cared for Wonder Woman. “I was expecting more,” she said. “Though I guess none of the DC movies have been any good.”

    “This was supposed to be the best of them,” I told her.

    “Oh,” she said. “Well… I guess it was better than that Superman movie.”

    She also called the reveal of Aries pretty much from David Thewlis’ first scene.

    • Marv

      Edna wasn’t super into it either.

    • Yeah, when i saw him my first thought was, “oh, hey. I like that guy!”. Second thought? “Heel.”

  • Marv

    Shaw. Time for a couple glasses of whiskey I need to prep for this weekend.

  • Matt_InGeeked

    We’re watching a hallmark movie. It’s everything you think it is.

  • Marv

    It’s always a good feeling when the dope you’ve been rooting for on a competition show actually wins. This glass is for Dino lol

    • Fuck that guy.

      • Marv

        Nah he was awesome I knew he was going to win when that other chef came back and he was going crazy for him and saying he wanted to hire him

  • Marv

    I’m all excited I looked on Twitter and the comedian we’re seeing tomorrow was tweeting from the plane then I saw Mikey’s pic on the plane on IG. All kinds of people coming to Seattle this weekend!

  • Macklin JeriPratt

    Finished Season One of Rick and Morty. Give it a meh but I’m proud of myself for watching something new instead of something out of my Usual.

    • Marv

      Grats on making it through I couldn’t make it into the first episode.

      • Macklin JeriPratt

        Please don’t mention that first episode. It makes me remember it and it makes me angry.

        • Marv

          That pilot should’ve crashed into a mountain.

  • Marv

    Edna got two boxes of Nilla Wafers they’re kind of heaven right now.

  • Assticles.

    • Marv

      Yeah I still don’t know how you do it lol

      • Which part?

        • Marv

          Hahaha alright my mind is already going too night thread lol

          • How’re your Nilla Wafers?

          • Marv

            They go great with Wild Turkey and Rainier. I’m training the liver up for tomorrow and Saturday it’s going to be a heavy weekend

          • You got folks coming to visit?

          • Marv

            Tomorrow the wife and I are going out and have a sitter so we’ll inevitably get ridiculous. And then Saturday is baseball with Mikey and his buddies and its an afternoon game so I expect we’ll spent the rest of the evening drinking lol

          • Do try not to get New York-level shitfaced.

          • Marv

            That’s on Mikey, I maintained fairly well this year in NYC. I didn’t spill shots into anyone’s laps or anything!

          • I imagine in New York that would be like spilling $11 on someone’s pants.

          • Marv

            I think it was more than that it was some kind of fancy shot and I ended up getting two of them lol

          • I have no idea how anyone up there affords anything.

          • Marv

            Yeah everything is absurdly ridiculous. I guess it’s the price you pay for living in the greatest human filing cabinet or whatever people say

          • I imagine Tokyo’s a million times worse.

          • Marv

            Yeah probably any city with millions of people crammed on top of each other like that is probably pretty similar.

  • Marv

    I remember Perez Hilton being a thing.

    • It’s kinda hard to remain A Thing when the person who you hijacked your shitty pen name from also ceases to be A Thing.

      • Marv

        That’s a really good point. It’s weird how Paris somehow gave us the Kardashian empire that just won’t go away

        • It’s weird, the Hiltons kinda understood that they were vapid eye candy and didn’t pretend they were much more than that. The Kardashians think they’re building an empire.

    • jabroniville

      Is it not anymore? I know online papparazi sites are probably still a big deal. It’s probably a “Netflix” thing where they went from the only one to being one of fifty, and each new one is the “next big thing” that EVERYONE decides they must switch to.

  • Marv

    Getting an Uber lol

  • jabroniville

    Posting this here, too, since I dunno how many of the BOD still reads comics:

    Y’know, I find some of the “Diversity & Comics” guy’s stuff funny, but WOW is he off-base with a lot of stuff. Dude’s going after Motor Crush as “SJW stuff for proto-humans” because… the main character is a butch lesbian? Because she’s a drug addict? Then he’ll turn around and decry books for having main characters with flaws despite everyone telling them how great they are! Yet that DOESN’T HAPPEN in Motor Crush- EVERYONE tells the main character she’s a fuck-up!

  • Marv

    Oh this nerd. He tells me he’s at a bar and now I can’t find him and he won’t answer his phone lol