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Alternate Titles: "Sonic Rorschach Test" or "Kelly vs. Dirk's Boner"
- Tonight's Beverages: Zywiec (Dirk); Autopilot (Otto)
- Opening greetings and whatnot including free stuff for FaceSpace Likers.
- The Laurel/Yanny thing. The frequency edit video played:
- The version for deaf people:
- The White House spoof video that triggered the haters:
- In a callback to Episode #130 “Pokemon and Circuses”, it's Dirk vs. a guy who wears a broken watch.
- Referenced: The Red Dog beer label that supposedly looks like Batman going down when inverted:
- Google is relaunching YouTube Music and YouTube Red as YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium at different price points. Existing Google Play Music subscribers will get both, meaning (for now) no practical change.
- The Expanse cancelled by SyFy.
- Fact Check: Tatiana Maslany portrayed 12 different clones on Orphan Black (only counting characters that performed, not corpses or shown only in photos) and played one imitating another 7 times. See all her looks here and this video shows what goes into the multi-clone scenes:
- Gotham renewed for 5th and final season.
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. back for 13-episode, maybe last, season in Summer 2019 after all movies are out.
- Lethal Weapon renewed for 3rd season with the actor who played Riggs out, but Stifler in.
- The Orville returns in December.
- The Crossing cancelled and Life Sentence has plug pulled.
- The CW expanding to 6 nights of programming with Supergirl and the Charmed reboot on Sundays and The Vampire Diaries/The Originals spinoff Legacies.
- First Music Break: Yello, "Vicious Games"
- Dirk reviews Netflix's The End of the F***ing World and Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist.
- We discuss the conclusion of the Ash vs. Evil Dead series.
- Referenced: A clip of Detroit's cult hero movie host, The Ghoul, which was shown in passing:
- Our SPOILER-FREE review of Deadpool 2.
- Dirk reviews Netflix's Anon.
- Referenced: The Wired article about China's social ranking system.
- Second Music Break: Yello, "Angel No"
- Sinemia, a competitor to the troubled Movie Pass, is offering two-ticket plans.
- How counter-programming against Marvel movies is a fool's errand.
- Ocean's 8 is tracking to make more than Otto thinks it will.
- Movie trailer talk about Bohemian Rhapsody:
Mission: Impossible - Fallout
The Happytime Murders:
- RIP: Margot Kidder; Tom Wolfe (a good piece about his books)
- The World's Largest Orgy is planned for Las Vegas (where else?) in June.
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