Grantland is running a Greatest Second Banana poll. I can't decide if I want Samwise Gamgee to win because without him the Fellowship would have failed, and he is the only one who willingly gave up the ring; or if I want him to lose because he's no second banana, he is in fact the hero of the story.
They're going to be doing Zardoz on the next episode. This is important news.
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I don't normally post from Medium Large, but this is just too funny.
Today's Open Channel has got me thinking of a fun topic. Take a movie you've never seen but you're aware of through pop culture influences, and describe the plot of it. For a while, this was me with Jaws. I'd never seen it, but I figured I knew the whole story: Girl goes swimming, gets eaten by shark. Shark…
I don't know how many fans of the podcast are here, but man, episode 300 was amazing, an epic battle of good and evil that references events back in episodes 200 and 274. Without giving away too much, let's just say that Andy Daly put on an impressive performance.
I feel like my childhood is a lie.
No surprise, Dragonlance Chronicles comes out much better than Xanth did. I think we've discussed this series before, but it's a great series that serves as a great introduction to fantasy tropes, introducing what really feels like a fleshed out D&D campaign, along with good world building. The series doesn't really…
For the unaware, it's a podcast where Adam Scott and Scott Aukerman discuss U2 one album at a time*. For a podcast that's allegedly only about U2, the hosts spend a lot of time getting sidetracked, but that's part of the fun, because they're two skilled comedians who are quick on their feet (if not so quick on their…
Brief synopsis: Forrest McNeil (Andy Daily) hosts a TV show where he reviews "life itself." Each episode features three reviews of user suggested experiences. On its face a rather simple premise for what I assumed would be just a goofy show, but instead it's quite complex as the show shows us Forrest's personal…
Anybody else watching Playing House? Because it is hilarious.
Amazing Spider-Man 2 has a post-credits sequence you can only watch on your phone.
Alt Text: I can't remember where I heard this, but someone once said that defending a position by citing free speech is sort of the ultimate concession; you're saying that the most compelling thing you can say for your position is that it's not literally illegal to express.