Thursday, March 13, 2014

Episode #36 - "Lighten Up, St. Francis" - Show Notes

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Alternate Title: "Black Is The New Holocaust"
  • Special Co-Host: Otto the Autopilot
  • Tonight's Beverage: Smirnoff Ice Green Apple (It's time for Smirnoff to start advertising on the show. Seriously.)
  • The seriously effed-up, even by Michigan standards, weather.
  • Otto reports on his trip to Las Vegas which caused us to take the week off.
  • This photo of Emma Watson launches a discussion of what's taking her so long to get hot?

    More photos from the ELLE shoot.
  • The difference between Avril Lavigne in 2002 (age 17) and the Maxim shoot in 2008 (age 23):

  • Keira Knightly in Bend It Like Beckham, filmed when she was 16. (Can't find a better full-length shot of this outfit.)
  • Discussion of the controversy surrounding Noah leads into an Otto rant about religion. (Really! Not Dirk ranting for a change.)
  • Discussion of the Oscars, the controversies regarding the ceremony and complaints from the professionally aggrieved, and Otto's dislike for Ellen DeGeneres.
  • Problems with pigeons.
  • J.Law is a total goon and that's what makes her great!
  • Dirk's Oscars 2014 Livesnark tweet compilation.
  • Late-'90s teen movies and Rachel Leigh Cook.
  • Dirk's deep affection for Josie and the Pussycats.

  • How The Walking Dead has become Idiot of the Week and agreeance about Lauren Cohan:
  • Discussion of TV shows Star-Crossed, Intelligence, Resurrection, Almost Human, Pretty Little Liars, Girls, and others.
  • Hotel Internet speeds.

  • Someone needs to learn how to spell "Shapeshifter."
  • The continuing mystery of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
  • Lena Dunham and the BS controversy about screen time for women. She's also threatening to quit acting.
  • The annoying hypocrisy of Eddie Vedder.
  • John Mayer and Katy Perry break up. "Pussy Arrogance" spotted.
  • Amazon raises the price on Prime to $99. Boo.
  • Battlefield 4 remains broken after four months.
  • How Target screwed the pooch in stopping the credit card hack last year. Stunning incompetence. 
  • Local music impresario Sue Static is interviewed in this week's Metro Times. 

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