Category Archives: Pop Culture

May The Farce Be With Mel Brooks!

This is not a rumor. I repeat, this is not a rumor: Spaceballs 2: The Search for More Money

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Speaks For Me

I’d go with the Enterprise, too: …as long as they don’t give me a red shirt, that is.

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Eiron, the Goddess of Irony, laughed so hard she farted:

Wishing you and your family a Happy #Thanksgiving. — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) November 26, 2015 The Team Who Shall Not Be Named has an opening in their Social Media PR Department. But I’m only guessing.

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Mission Impossible 5

Yes, there will be a new too-long-in-the-tooooooth Tom Cruise action movie out this summer. The trailer is below.

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You Cannot Make This Up

Over at Wingnuttia’s Free Bacon… I Don’t Love Spock Column: President Obama’s favorite Star Trek character is an appeasing arrogant jerk Matthew Continetti really dislikes Star Trek’s Mr. Spock because the character reminds him of the Kenyan Usurper. The good … Continue reading

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Some Fries With Your Stupid?

Mark Cuban and Ann Coulter have joined the growing list of guest stars for the third TV movie in the [Sharknado] phenomenon, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Launching in July, Sharknado 3 will be set in Washington, D.C., this time … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Club Returns

Oh, man! “The Breakfast Club” has endured as one of the most popular films of the 1980s and now you can relive it. In honor of the 30th anniversary of its release, the movie will be shown in select theaters … Continue reading

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The Morning Quote

“James Bond is a total concept put together by Ian Fleming. He was white and Scottish, period. That is who James Bond is.” —Junkie Limbaugh reacting to the possibility that non-white and not Scottish actor Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire) … Continue reading

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I finally saw Citizen4 before it left Seattle, and I’m glad I took the time to see it. While I still think Glenzilla is a major-league asshole, it reinforced my take-away from the news: Snowden really was the story of … Continue reading

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The Original Teabagger Circa 1995

And all this time I thought Murphy Brown was a comedy, not a blueprint of what would come.

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