Arcanum Five
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Aug 9
18

Others might make that joke, but not me. In my book, zombies are done. Their potential for use in fiction has been mined dry, at least for now. I’d love to see a ten-year industry-wide moratorium on zombies and vampires.

Aug 9
38

If you think a dying mall is creepy now, just wait until Amazon uses them to store all their marionettes, Victorian dolls, and clown puppets. Read more

Aug 8
15

Maybe throw in a time travel hook so they can have one Enterprise crash into another Enterprise. And then keep adding time periods. Make it like “All Good Things...,” but with even more destroyed Enterprises.

Aug 8
15

Origin stories are always popular! There’s nothing quite as gripping as demystifying something that wasn’t mysterious or interesting to begin with! They should do some Bildungsroman coming-of-age stories to fill the gaps — ALL of them! — in Star Trek history. Read more

Aug 7
3

I definitely still have those adapters in that box of old computer parts on the bottom shelf. I’m also around 80% sure there’s a PS/2 mouse in there and there’s a not bad chance there’s a keyboard too.

Aug 7
17

Ah, the eternal battle between man and boar. In the Odyssey, the scar on Odysseus’ leg from a near-fatal boar hunt in his youth provides a much-needed moment of recognition.

Aug 7
7

... other than the big banner over the G/O Media office breakroom door that says “DO NOT WRITE ABOUT PETER THIEL OR TERRY BOLLEA!”

Aug 7
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Impressive study. Will the Global Centre for Clean Air Research be covering the bill for repairing my car’s AC so I can keep the windows up?

Aug 7
5

Now that Amazon Prime cancelled The Tick, Dangerboat is probably looking for work.

Aug 7
5

He keeps it in his pocket when he’s trying to camouflage himself. He’s tired of the turtle jokes, so he’s shooting for chameleon.

Aug 7
3

Whew. It’s a good thing Ice Road Truckers wrapped up. Pretty soon, they wouldn’t be able to film it at all!

Aug 7
9

Yes... an offering. Let’s go with that. We’re offering the ocean and its gods all our plastic! The Great Pacific Offering Patch is growing every day! Here, ocean gods, take some of this precious oil and this barge full of our excess goods!

Aug 7
1

Yes. It’s your only hint that those scenes are set far, far in the future.