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Aug 30, 2012

It's August again and that means time for TV networks to drop their biggest turds on America. This year we pick three fine examples of cheap summer programming.

Stars Earn Stripes is NBC's post-Olympic explosion fest. Fake celebrities shoot real guns at fake enemies. They win real money for real charities but mostly...

Aug 24, 2012

We've covered it all before on this show.  Awkward new girl, love triangle, a human having sex with a magical creature, trolls, faeries, people with outrageous accents, the whole works.  I guess a flower growing out of a girl's back that can be pollinated is kinda new, but it's hard to shock us anymore.

Wings follows...

Aug 16, 2012

In our most specific topic selection to date, we dive into three movies featuring rappers-turned-actors with Ice in their names.  Vanilla Ice melts our hearts in Cool as Ice.  Ice Cube is solid in xXx: State of the Union, and Ice-T is totally chill in Tank Girl... where he plays a kangaroo with a $5,000 dick.

It's hard...

Aug 9, 2012

In the future everything will be better.  Increased wealth from asteroid mining, increased access to information through brain implants, and increased fun with space water parks.  That is, unless you're a woman or non-white.  Then the future pretty much sucks for you.

The second half of "Live Free or Die" continues...

Aug 3, 2012

First contact was peaceful.  Then something went horribly wrong: a book that seemed like it was about the effects of meeting aliens turned out to be a really boring book about doing business in space interspersed with horrible sexism.

John Ringo's book introduces a near future earth where aliens have created a gate...