Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hello everyone,

For all of you Hobo Radio fans out there (all seven of you), Joel wanted me to let you know that he and Lars did record a podcast tonight, but his computer crashed at the end of it and the audio file ended up getting corrupted. He’s doing his best to find a way to save the audio and hopefully he will be able to post the show in the near future. So please keep checking your RSS feed or checking back here to see if the show has been posted.

I guess he should be relieved that having audio problems is the worst thing that’s happened to him today, since it is Friday the 13th (dun, dun … DUN!). It could have been worse – he could have tripped over a black cat, crashed into a mirror and landed under a ladder. (Which is exactly how my cousin died. Rest in peace, Hobo Carl.)

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

Review – Watchmen
Warner Bros. new superhero film Watchmen had the second largest three-day opening weekend for a DC Comics film (The Dark Knight is the only DC Comics movie with a bigger three-day opening). If you haven’t seen the film yet, this week we have a review that should appeal to both casual viewers and hardcore fans.

Lost: Down the Hatch – A little intermezzo
Lost may have been a rerun this week, but that’s not stopping HoboTrashcan’s Lost recapper Chris Kirkman from sharing a few additional thoughts and theories on the show. Kirkman talks about hieroglyphs, Jacob and Ulysses and comes up with a new Lost drinking game.

Murphy’s Law – Nice package
The government’s $787 billion stimulus package may get all of the headlines, but Joel Murphy has uncovered a few other stimulus packages that you may not have heard about. T.G.I. Fridays, Valpak and Jay Leno are all doing their part to stimulate the economy and Murphy shares his thoughts on their proposed plans.

Note to Self – Boys will be boys
For years, Jerry Jones has been willing to take a chance on talented athletes with attitude problems, but last week he surprised fans and sports writers when he released controversial wide receiver Terrell Owens. Brian Murphy takes a look at what this surprising move means for the Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills in this week’s column.

Outside of the In-Crowd – Looking back fondly
Most of us really enjoy sitting around and discussing our favorite shows and movies. However, eventually the statute of limitations expires and people stop caring about our thoughts on “old” movies and shows. This week, Courtney Enlow ignores this unwritten rule and comes up with a list of topics she is willing to discuss at any time.

Guest Blog – Breeding: the new celebrity
Want to become famous? In 2009, all it takes to be a celebrity is a pair of Fallopian tubes and a sperm donor. The Gosselins, The Duggars and Octamom have all gained headlines and television coverage based solely on their ability to breed. This week, guest columnist Brandon Miller takes a look at this strange phenomenon.

From the Vault – One on One with Phil Gordon
It’s easy to be jealous of Phil Gordon. He made a fortune at an early age and was able to use that wealth to see the world, go on the ultimate sports trip and pursue a career as a professional card player.

But once you talk to Phil Gordon and realize how humble he is and you see that he really wants to share his knowledge with others, it’s hard to stay jealous for very long. The guy really deserves everything he has. Continuing with his generous spirit, Gordon was willing to sit down with us back in 2006 to talk about life, cards and celebrities who have no business at a poker table.

– Hobo Stu

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