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April 14, 2017Posted by on
To commemorate the Netflix revival of the groundbreaking comedy series and showcase of the world’s most famous horror hosts, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (*twang*), let’s take a look back at a 1996 segment that aired before WWF WrestleMania XII that was the wrestling promotion’s strange answer to the MST3K phenomenon, featuring the riffing stylings of Vince McMahon and Jerry “The King” Lawler. Here’s the culmination of their goofy Billionaire Ted parody skits: the Huckster vs. the Nacho Man!
March 27, 2017Posted by on
Thanks for the inspiration, Chuck Berry.
Credit: Clément Monterastelli
October 23, 2016Posted by on
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September 8, 2016Posted by on
50 years ago, a strange, unique science fiction adventure show kicked off its 3 season run on NBC with the tale of a simple country doctor falling in love with a shape-shifting salt vampire. Ever since these humble origins, the Star Trek franchise has been going strong, with various additions and re-imaginings of the mythos created by both fans and professionals alike. One of the most popular Star Trek fan films is a loving, well-crafted tribute to both Trek and silent films by the name of Steam Trek: The Moving Picture. Directed and co-written by British animator Dennis Sisterson, this hilarious 1994 film details a typical mission aboard the USS Isambard gone awry, thanks to the interference of derby-donning Klingons. With a suitably whimsical score, faithful imagery and inspired characterizations (especially the Harold Lloyd-esque Spock), this short remains one of the top examples of a standout fan production!
Hope you enjoy it and…well, you know.
June 20, 2016Posted by on
This Father’s Day, I took my father down to Austin, Texas to spend time with our family and to take a much needed vacation. Like last time, I had a blast but this time, we were able to see even more of the Live Music Capital of the World! If you’re looking for an ideal vacation spot this summer, look no further than Austin! Here are some of my favorite spots that I’ve seen and visited during my trip:
- Esther’s Follies, a hysterical modern-day vaudeville revue featuring amazing magic, music and sketches.
- The Escape Game, an innovative game center where the guests are given an hour to solve a series of puzzles (my group solved our game with 7 minutes to spare).
- Through AO Tours, we saw many ravishing sights and landmarks, like Zilker Park, Graffiti Park, the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, Clarksville, the Alamo Drafthouse, the Contemporary Austin, and even Britannia Manor.
- Plenty of delicious food from a variety of places such as Bacon, Gordough’s, and Jack Allen’s Kitchen.
- I finally saw the famed bats of Austin:
Lastly, my favorite thing about Austin was the friendly demeanor that exudes from its residents and its locations! My father and I enjoyed our vacation and we hope to come back again soon!
June 10, 2016Posted by on
Just a reminder that this man is, was, and always will be The Champ.
May 30, 2016Posted by on
I just saw X-Men: Apocalypse, which was pretty good. Oscar Isaac’s take on the titular villain, created in 1986 by writer Louise Simonson and artist Jackson Guice, had the right amount of godlike solemnity and bellicose bravado that the role needed. If you ask me, no portrayal of Apocalypse can come close to the performance of John Colicos in the 90’s X-Men animated series. Here’s a montage of some of Apocalypse’s greatest quotes from the show compiled by thejokersonyou!
Hope you enjoy it!
May 4, 2016Posted by on
One of the things I love about the Star Wars fandom is the high level of creativity that they display when it comes to showing their love of the franchise. Case in point: the wealth and variety of fan films and shorts. From straight-forward, action packed lightsaber duels to clever parodies, the Star Wars universe has been a vital inspiration to many independent filmmakers.
Speaking of parodies, here is one of the first videos I’ve seen on one of the top Star Wars fansites, TheForce.net. Here’s the 2000 short, PA Wars, featuring Scott Hahn, Dennis Stay, Tadd Callies and a Taco Bell Yoda cup.
Hope you enjoy it!
April 27, 2016Posted by on
Today’s date marks two significant occasions! First is the baptism of the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare. If you need a quick primer on his 37 plays, let this music video from the Kids’ WB show, Histeria, bring you up to speed.
The second occasion is Alien Day, a celebration of the Alien film franchise! To commemorate it, check out this amazing 2003 fan film by Sandy Collora, Batman: Dead End, featuring a Xenomorph engaged in mortal combat with both the Caped Crusader and a Predator!
Hope you enjoy them!