Your Weekend Justice #186: Android Has No Baklava

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck, which welded your car doors shut because it wanted to see you try and get in through the windows. Except it also welded your shoes to the floor. Sorry.

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Starsky and Hutch

Agenda:

  • Revelations beyond just diet soft drinks
  • Jon’s studio destruction
  • “Studio” size enhancement
  • A North American Zune…in the wild, even
  • Polka karaoke
  • Fringe f*ckery
  • SPOILERS: American Horror Story
  • Jon is the Sound Board
  • Widge’s television report
  • Transporter the Series
  • Steampunky Brewster
  • Converting to the iPhone and fun with Android
  • Not into comics
  • Walking Dead the game and bye-bye, showrunner
  • House of Cards
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  • By | 2017-09-24T22:28:27+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    Fringe: We Were Meant To Build A Better World

    Fringe Season 1: Main Cast

    I almost titled this piece “Quid Nutriti Me Iam Nunc Destruit Me,” but I thought that might be a little heavy-handed, even if it is true. It means “That Which Once Sustained Me Now Destroys Me.”

    I can pinpoint the moment I stopped understanding what the Hell Fringe thought it was doing with itself and it started being painful to watch. It was actually two moments. Maybe three. One was when they broke the universes apart and left them separate–for no discernible reason–and another was when they revealed that Peter came back because Love. Not because “Love Motivated A Being Who Is Basically A Time God To Do Something He Absolutely Was Not Supposed To Do.” No. Just, because “Love.”

    Now, Pretenders, here: I like Love–hell, I Love Love–but in the Fringe Universe, it was previously always about what Love caused humans to do, not just “Love made this happen…somehow.” Try to guess which of these I find more interesting. But I’ve already written about the ways in which these things seemed senseless. Those links all catalogue that. What I want to talk about now is the end of the series–the last chance to get it right.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:28:27+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Stimuli|6 Comments

    Your Weekend Justice #174: How to Pickpocket Pensioners

    It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that wants to pull out all the VHS tapes where you recorded the TV miniseries of yesteryear and use them to distract your grandmother while we go through her belongings. Tell no one.

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    Kris Kristofferson from Amerika

    Agenda:

  • Batgirl, candy and mistaken racism
  • Driving and then driving some more
  • The rides Leigh should not ride
  • Lanterns and spinning round–things you can’t do past 40
  • Sorry, West Virginia
  • Warehouse 13 (SPOILERS)
  • Fringe (SPOILERS)
  • Jon’s plan for Lucy Liu
  • New Cartoon Network bits
  • Gold Rush in the jungle
  • Name Something Other Than That Tune
  • The Gold All-Stars
  • Pawning weird shit
  • How to film The Lottery
  • Eventually, we talk Boardwalk Empire. Eventually.
  • Sesame Street Zombies
  • Aging the eggs
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:29:44+00:00 October 5th, 2012|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    Why Fringe and Futurama Are Pretty Much the Same Show

    So. We’re all SF nerds here, right? We’ve all watched the first four seasons of Futurama, and we’re all watching Fringe? Yeah, of course we are. So you’ll all be with me, and you’ll understand what I mean when I say that, I recently realised that

    Reiden Lake:FRINGE::The Cryochamber:FUTURAMA

    Okay, maybe that doesn’t make a lot of sense, no matter what you’re watching. I will explain sum up, but first I want to acknowledge a debt of brain machinations to a conversation with M1k3y, who asked the questions what got me thinking through this explanation of my analogy.

    Here There Be Spoilers.

    What I mean is that they’re both lynchpins for their respective universes. In Futurama, we see that, because of Fry, there’s a temporal anomaly at the cite of the cryochamber–the point where he goes forward in time (the Why of that is explained in the SUPER INTRICATE ARC of the first four seasons). In fact, we see in a What-If Machine episode that if Fry isn’t frozen, then the entire Universe CEASES TO BE.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:33:17+00:00 February 6th, 2012|Stimuli|2 Comments

    Headsup: Swords, Sandals, Guns and a Big Damn Hammer

    There’s a lot of stuff that comes out all the time, and the companies are want your attention and mostly…your coin. But, you know, it’s your coin and you have to take care where you spend it. With these posts we try to take you through recent releases so you can make up your mind. If you find the info here to be of use, do us a favor and purchase stuff from Amazon through us. Especially if you were going to buy the stuff anyway. That gives us kickbacks, which help pay for things. Like the server. And coffee. And therapy. We thank you.

    Camelot: The Complete First Season Blu-Ray
    Fringe: The Complete Third Season Blu-Ray
    Spartacus: Gods of the Arena Blu-Ray

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:37:30+00:00 September 25th, 2011|Headsup|0 Comments

    Your Weekend Justice #129: Deep Fried…What?

    It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that will mentally deep fry you in psychic batter and metaphorically gnaw on your soul. This podcast was engineered–some might say over-engineered–by experts to escort you from the work week in the most chaotic manner possible. Please note: this podcast is profane, definitely oversexed and definitely overwrought. It is wrong and unsafe. You have been warned.

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    Can o' Crickets

    Agenda:

  • DragonCon Highly Edited Post-Mortem
  • Fringe vs. Falling Skies
  • Being dressed and awake. Or not.
  • Cricketpalooza!
  • Ronnie Fleming and other things he wasn’t
  • The Security Guard story
  • Rox’s new feat
  • Your Fall TV Bitchfest
  • Contest of Chairs
  • Doctor Who bitching!
  • Torchwood bitching!
  • You’re Spartacus
  • Alternate space pirates!
  • Rock Lobster!
  • Haunted flooring
  • Rob’s Glen Campbell review
  • Quick bit of 3D bitching!
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:37:42+00:00 September 16th, 2011|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|6 Comments

    Win Fringe Season 1 on Blu-Ray!

    Fringe Season 1 Blu-Ray cover art

    It’s the first season of Fringe–and yes, we’re giving it away on DVD, but we’re completists–so we’re giving away three copies of it on Blu-Ray as well. Want to win one? Easy. Just enter using the form below–and enter once a day–and if we draw your name when the contest ends, then you win. Good luck!

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:59:40+00:00 September 20th, 2009|Contests|0 Comments

    Win Fringe Season 1 on DVD!

    Fringe: The Complete First Season DVD cover art

    Fringe is out with its first season on DVD from Warner Home Video. Here’s what they have to say for themselves:

    From J.J. Abrams (Lost), Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci (the team behind Star Trek, Mission: Impossible III and Alias) and executive producers Jeff Pinkner and Bryan Burk (both of Lost and Alias), Fringe revolves around three unlikely colleagues – a beautiful, young and determined FBI agent (Anna Torv), a brilliant but off-the-wall scientist (John Noble), and his sardonic, roguish son (Joshua Jackson) – who team up to investigate a series of peculiar deaths and disasters known as “The Pattern.” The trio suspects that someone is using the world as a laboratory. And many of the clues lead them to Massive Dynamic, a shadowy global corporation that may be more powerful than any nation. Season 1 also starred Lance Reddick, Kirk Acevedo, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole and Mark Valley. Fringe is from Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

    We’ve got three copies of the set to give away. And each one comes with close to six hours of special features. Want to win one? Easy. Just enter using the form below and enter once a day. And if we draw your name when the contest ends, then you win. Good luck!

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:59:47+00:00 September 11th, 2009|Contests|0 Comments

    Stuff: Supreme Court Breast Fixation Requires an Intervention

    Woody Allen vs. Breast

    Pop culture news you can actually use. Or if not use, then at least read without feeling like you just lost five minutes of your life. Because those five minutes…they do add up.

  • The Supreme Court, because it didn’t have anything else better to do, has ordered a federal appeals court to take another look at the thrown-out $550K fine against CBS for the 2004 Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction.

    Let me repeat that in simple terms: in the midst of an international recession and a flu hysteria pandemic, the U.S. government wants to re-open a case about a tit appearing on national television…five years ago. Dear rest of the world: please mock us for this. Because, honestly, we deserve it. What the fuck. Source.

  • Battlestar Galactica: The Complete Series is coming out July 28th. It’s big. Twenty-five DVDs or Twenty Blu-Rays. You can pre-order the DVD version here or the Blu-Ray version here.
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    By | 2017-09-24T23:03:17+00:00 May 4th, 2009|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments