Headsup: Redheaded Archers, Original Vampires & That Large Bird

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.

Entourage: The Complete Series DVD
Even the Rain DVD
Sunset Boulevard Blu-Ray

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By | 2017-09-24T22:29:03+00:00 November 15th, 2012|Headsup|0 Comments

Brave (2012) – 27 Second Review

Brave Poster

Written by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Irene Mecchi & Steve Purcell, based on a story by Chapman
Directed by: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman & Steve Purcell
Starring: Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, Craig Ferguson

Review: Given my Scotch-Cajun heritage, half of me has been very excited about Pixar doing something distinctly Celtic. As usual, they did not disappoint (just ignore all that recent Cars business). The animation was especially rewarding with all the scenery they got to play with, and Billy Connolly fights a Demon Bear. Which I’m sure has always been on his bucket list.

Time: 16 seconds

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By | 2017-09-24T22:30:55+00:00 July 9th, 2012|27 Seconds, Reviews|0 Comments

Your Weekend Justice #165: The Venn Diagram of My Fiendom

It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that wants to strap you to a giant Pinewood Derby car without wheels, like some mad Bond villain deathtrap, and roll you into a vat of cottage cheese. 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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Pinewood Derby

Agenda:

  • The fun of school scheduling and the impending teenager-ness
  • The Hotel Boutelle
  • The return of Leigh, Spiritual Being
  • The Spazhouse School of Public Speaking
  • Estrogen vs. Pixar
  • Cars and making money
  • Pinewood Hell
  • RIP: Nora Ephron
  • Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
  • Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
  • Bradley Cooper Fan Club
  • Summer movie refresher
  • Brave redux already
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:30:59+00:00 June 29th, 2012|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    Stuff: And I Woulda Gotten Away With It Too, If It Hadn’t Been For Those Newsies!

    Newsies Musical

    Are you three guys all trying to swat the same fly?

    There’s a great deal of pop culture news that comes out every day. It piles up. Some sites want you to read individual posts with 600 words about a single C-list actress joining the sixteenth Saw movie or something. If that’s your thing, great. But the rest of us have lives–thus Stuff You Need to Know. Enjoy.

  • Interesting insight into what makes a Broadway musical…in this case, Disney was getting consistent nagging about creating a Newsies musical (based on the film) so that regional to amateur theatres could tackle it. So to get that money, they created the show, with the help of original composers Alan Menken and Jack Feldman and a book based on the script by…Harvey Fierstein (nice). It ran at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey and will wind up on Broadway in March. Set to run 101 episodes, expect it to extend its run. Apparently another Disney musical, the Peter Pan prequel, Peter and the Starcatcher, will hit in the spring. Source: Variety.
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:35:18+00:00 November 17th, 2011|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments

    Headsup: Where Do They Get Those Wonderful Toys?

    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.

    Toy Story 3D Blu-Ray
    Toy Story 2 3D Blu-Ray
    Toy Story 3 3D Blu-Ray

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:35:22+00:00 November 14th, 2011|Headsup|0 Comments

    By | 2017-09-24T22:35:47+00:00 November 2nd, 2011|Stimuli, Video Podcasts|1 Comment
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    Remembering Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs

    Yesterday my brother commented on the awesomeness of an app for the new iPhone 4S that gives you timed (and vocal) reminders based on your GPS location. Beside me as I type is my iPod filled with more music than I ever could have imagined could fit in a few square inches…and on my shelf are Pixar films that still make me laugh/cry every time I watch them. Those who worked alongside the man behind all of these things describe his philosophy as “make it great,” and that he did, in so many ways. Shortly after that conversation with my brother, I learned we have to bid goodbye to Steve Jobs, a brilliant inventor, a savvy entrepreneur, and an amazing man…and I for one, could not say goodbye before pausing to honor “the man behind the curtain.”

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:37:02+00:00 October 6th, 2011|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments