Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

Hobo Stu

Hobo Stu

Hello everyone,

Please forgive me for not coming up with a witty introduction this week. I’m going to be totally honest – I’m looking ahead to a three day weekend, so I’m totally phoning it in.

Enjoy Columbus Day everyone! Try not to dwell on all of the horrible things Columbus actually did.

Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:

One on One with John Michael Higgins
You may know John Michael Higgins from his comedic roles, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t serious about acting. From his first love, the theatre, to his breakout role as David Letterman in The Late Shift and his memorable roles in Christopher Guest’s films, Higgins is a hard working actor who has honed his craft since he was a child. We recently caught up with Higgins to talk about his new show, life as a journeyman actor and his tendency to create quartets to pass the time on set.

Murphy’s Law – Good luck, Chuck
Joel Murphy was alarmed to discover that one of his favorite shows, Chuck, has not been doing so well in the ratings this season. So this week, Murphy pleas with his readers to give the show a chance, or to at least leave their TVs tuned to NBC on Monday nights while they are in the other room surfing the Internet.

Outside of the In-Crowd – Cheaper than therapy
In these dark times, you may be tempted to seek therapy or binge drink to easy your anxiety levels. But Courtney Enlow has an easier (and cheaper) solution – watching television. Sitting down in front of the TV and getting wrapped up in a good show is the perfect cure for whatever ails you.

Overrated – Regular churchgoers who are active in their church
When someone commits a heinous crime, newspapers will often add in that the criminal was a “regular churchgoer who was active in his/her church.” Journalist feel that sharing this tidbit adds an ironic twist to the story, as if it is somehow more shocking that a churchgoer would commit a crime. Ned Bitters disagrees.

Guest Blog – Rich Lovatt’s guide to reconnecting with your inner comic book geek, part II
The Dark Knight
, Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Hellboy II and Wanted – it has been a great summer for comic book fans. But, for those of you out there who loved the films, but aren’t regular comic readers, Rich Lovatt recommends comics that would be a good starting point for new readers.

Also make sure to check out our Hobo Radio Podcast, as well as an all-new From the Vault and Recyclables.

– Hobo Stu

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