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DragonCon 2018: Gird Thy Loins

Tres Weirdos

DragonCon is on the horizon once more. Here is where we shall make our stand against boredom and sanity:

TL/DR NOTE: The Fun Fest is Sunday, September 3rd starting at 10:00pm in Regency V in the Hyatt.

Follow our Needcoffee feed for last minute updates. Where available, everyone’s first mention has their Twitter ID linked up–so feel free to follow folks for their latest weirdness. (Except in cases where they’ve been added to an earlier panel than I first had them–so they’re Twitter-linked on here somewhere. I’m old and lazy.) As always, this list is subject to change without notice or reason or rhyme.

As always, inevitably, there will be formatting and other stupid errors on this schedule. If you find something wrong, just ping me and we’ll get it fixed. DON’T PANIC. Trust me, I’ll tell you when to panic.

Changelog: 8/29 – Rob’s schedule added.

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Your Weekend Justice #253: That’s Just Manilow and Stop It

Unattended children

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck…and we flop back into the past to fill in the time-jump gap. Eventually.

Agenda:

  • Stanley Cup talk, whatever that means
  • Dieting
  • 2016 and why it’s Tuffley’s fault
  • Remembering Prince
  • Widge sucks and should be destroyed
  • Your Guns n’ Roses/ ACDC update
  • Crisis on Infinite Beyonces
  • WEJ v Batman v Superman
  • Disney and Marvel theme parkage
  • Universal Studios…still there
  • The new Who companion
  • Green Room
  • ID4 sequel
  • The latest from Godzilla
  • Iron Fist and Doctor Strange
  • The road to Defenders
  • Fun with vehicle collisions!
  • Hulk acting like the Hulk
  • No Inhumans movie
  • Fear Fear the Walking Dead
  • Being old and hating live music shows
  • The good old days of buying tickets
  • How to keep those pesky kids out of the cinemas
  • Soundtracks
  • Tarsem the Heartbreaker
  • Legends of Tomorrow
  • More remembering Prince

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Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Neil Fallon, Leader of the People

Clutch: How to Shake Hands

It’s no secret that we think Clutch rocks balls. And not just because they let us use “Promoter (Of Earthbound Causes)” as our Weekend Justice theme song. Because ever since Doc introduced me to them via their self-titled album, they have kicked ass straight through to today. And now, they keep getting me more excited about their latest effort, Book of Bad Decisions, out in September.

Their latest music video, for “How to Shake Hands,” makes me laugh every time I watch the goddamn thing. Enjoy. And remember to vote.

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MasterClass: My Latest Obsession

Malcolm Gladwell MasterClass

Malcolm Gladwell Teaches Non-Fiction Writing

I think we’re in violent agreement that there are just too many good TV shows these days. The way things have been going, only the coming global armageddon and a media server in my fallout shelter will enable me to catch up. I’m especially screwed on most stuff this year because I’ve been almost exclusively watching courses from MasterClass.

After hearing me go on and on about how cool it looked, Cosette scored tremendous points by getting me the All-Access Pass for Xmas. When you consider that one course is $90 and all the courses are $180, well, it’s a no-brainer.

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Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: We Do Beg Your Pardon…

The show is Would I Lie to You?, in which a panelist from one team reads out a fact from a card. The panelists from the other team must then determine if the panelist with the fact is telling the truth or lying.

It’s always a glorious episode when Bob Mortimer is on. He is a very twisted individual. Take the following video as evidence.

Your Weekend Justice #274: Because All the Cool Kids Are Doing Timejumps

Helen Mirren AARP Selfie

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck…and the title says it all.

Agenda:

  • Death vs. Inflation
  • It’s not a goddamn agenda
  • Rox and an update on world domination
  • Daguerreotypes and blackmail
  • Podcasting lets you know when the honeymoon is over
  • European tin cans are incompatible with American tin cans
  • Time zones are infinitely confusing
  • Your Antarctica update
  • Rob and an update on world domination
  • Jon’s home update
  • The meaning of Tuesday
  • Rob vs. Germany
  • HGTV parallel universe fun
  • Rock Lobster!
  • Worst adaptation of Equus ever
  • Movies for Grownups
  • Rox hasn’t seen Black Panther because sex…or something
  • Mall cops check out
  • Horrible songs
  • International Sup Initiative
  • The second line plan for DragonCon
  • Aaron Fever, comic book scribe
  • Florida, again
  • The mystery of CH
  • Sleeper cars
  • Ready Player One is a smoothie
  • Annihilation
  • Neil Gaiman: polite as hell
  • Venom
  • Jon’s kid is furious
  • Justice League
  • Non-agenda becomes agenda
  • Lost in Space
  • Curling with movie scores
  • Russians can’t stop doping
  • How to wake up
  • Altered Carbon
  • Cuisine
  • Digging in the basement

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