Author - Widge

32 Days of Halloween XI, Day 1: Just When You Thought It Was Safe…

Halloween Eyes

Holy crap, we’ve done so many of these we’ve actually run out of the regular Friday the 13th films to grab titles from. So I guess that makes this…32 Days of Halloween vs. Jason. Halloween is just like honey badger, it takes your September 30th because October is not big enough to contain this madness. We kick off with some Oingo Boingo, which I honestly had forgotten was tied to the Rodney Dangerfield film Back to School.

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Things: An Uncharacteristic Plea for Ice Cream Sanity

Tower of ice cream

This is going to be strange. I am someone who makes desserts and tries to use every possible dessert ingredient in the pantry. My last batch of brownies was titled The Rise and Fall of Western Civilization as Expressed in Brownie Form. (Yes, that’s italicized. That batch was truly a work of art.) I believe that nothing exceeds like excess.

And yet.

Ben & Jerry’s needs to calm the hell down. There is a time to lump ingredients (turn turn turn) and there is a time to just let one thing speak for itself. For example: there is a new line of “Truffles” flavors. It appears to be exclusive to Wal-Mart. At least, that’s the only place I’ve found it locally. (Update since my first draft of this: I found the Milkshake flavor at a Kroger.)

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Your Weekend Justice #275: The Power of Coconuts, Man

Wax cylinders

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck…and here’s the latest of the new(ish) batch.

Agenda:

  • Premature Rock Lobstering
  • Dodging the Dire Straits conversation
  • Sound Board spring cleaning
  • Jon is still homeless, mostly
  • Evil research companies
  • Facebook is evil but RTFM
  • Remembering the Gabfest
  • Rox hipping people up
  • Movies based on video games
  • Congrats to Scott
  • Three Little Pigs brought to you by Wendy’s
  • Target vs. Wal-Mart
  • Not watching The Walking Dead
  • Being prophetic about Rick leaving
  • Lost in Space: Oh, the pain
  • Bass Protopia
  • Isle of Dogs and the Wes Anderson Players
  • Pacific Rim: Uprising
  • The truth about Froggy
  • Thoroughbreds
  • Wax cylinders
  • David Byrne biking
  • 1980s coming around again again
  • Printing press accuracy
  • Widge’s nipples vs. Infinity War
  • Bad country music about Texas
  • Mister Rogers
  • Soundbreaking
  • Bing Crosby
  • ODB is The Beyonder
  • Concert ticket prices
  • The many faces of Donald Sutherland
  • You got your Whedon in my Snyder
  • Life with a mustache
  • AquaDudeBro
  • Johnny Cash vs. James Bond
  • The Ballad of Indy Jones
  • New Mutants
  • Toys Were Us
  • Kansas City
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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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