The Svengoolie movie this week will be Captive Wild Woman. Directed by Edward Dmytryk.
The House of Hatrack will be heading to the German Festival on Sunday for beer, sausages and wiener dog races. True story about the early days of wiener dog races:
Welcome back to another Friday Open Thread, where we all talk about our plans for the weekend and vent about the week.
Where I am, we’ve had about a week of heat an re-entered a moderately mild climate. I hear America is still hot enough to spontaneously combust horseshit, so... are you suffering from the classical sweat stain patterned shirt already? Are your armpits the hottest part of you, which they shouldn’t be unless you’re into…
So I am trying to get my sister into Gravity Falls. However she’s very much a busybody and is impatient, so I’m only showing her the essential episodes. Ones that contribute to the overall story and ones that are must-watch.
In the preview for the new Suicide Squad: Rebirth, Amanda Waller has to justify the Squad’s existence to President Barack Obama. This, in fact, isn’t the first time she’s had to justify the team to a real President — in Secret Origins #14, the issue that came right before the Suicide Squad book was launched, she had…
Sorry for the very very late cross thread, I’ve been distracted by the DNC. Yes, ya’ll can talk politics here...but please assume most comments are made in good faith. Welcome to the very weekly pan kinja cross thread, shared out amongst Whitenoise, Hackerspace, Groupthink, Powder Room, Odeck, Tay, Oppo, Backtalk, and
The BBC have reported that one of Mad magazine’s founding fathers, Jack Davis, has passed away, aged 91. A prolific cartoonist, he was the last surviving artist of the EC horror range and drew artwork for comics, magazines, advertising, movie posters, book illustrations and album covers.
I know there was some really ugly drama last year, and the less said about that the better... Like the esoteric ranchers say “Drama’s for llamas!”
For those of you who don’t know John Scalzi; he’s a science fiction writer of ripping yarns, a feminist and a very entertaining blogger. I find him clear thinking and bracing, and his commenters are generally intelligent and incisive. In today’s blog post, he talks about some of the reasons he’s voting for Hillary…
2016 takes another one. This time it’s Mr. Gairbaldi, Jerry Doyle.
O-Deckers with Amazon Prime Video (in the US, I am presuming?), can now enjoy streaming viewing of the show “Small Animal Hospital (with John Barrowman).” The IMDB blurb: “John Barrowman guides us when veterinarians try to cure all sorts of sick animals in Glasgow. Informative and interesting program with a warm and…
Apparently emails are a big thing now. How many email accounts do you have? Where are they? What do you use them for? Have they been hacked by Russian spies under the direction of powerful oligarchs?
It was not his love for books or inability to fight, it was actually his fashion sense. As documented in the clothes Sam unfortunately did not wear when he returned for a nice and comfy family diner with his not wife and not son. (I guess they’re saving that outfit for the Disney version of GoT.)
Panini have just reprinted one of Marvel’s best Doctor Who comics. It’s a cracker - and with so much that is right about it, the serial is also the one where everything went wrong!
And here we are with another two episodes from the SGC. The former with child labourers and destruction of artifacts and the seeing another shot up alternate reality.
Hello and welcome to the Wednesday Book Club. You may be wondering, “Who is this handsome devil, and where is Geesejuggler?” Well, she’s stuck juggling geese so I’ve been asked to fill in. Don’t look the minion in the eyes, or you will be forever lost to them.
Presuming you didn’t have enough of World Whisky Day in May, raise a glass again today - July 27 is National Scotch Day. It is a chance to celebrate the water of life as carefully and classically crafted for caleighs in Caledonia.
As one of the most influential film-makers of the last decades, Quentin Tarantino is currently still sticking to his old plan of quitting after film number ten, which would leave him just two more. So - how does one end that career? With a Suicide Squad of his worst heroes ever?