For all of you podcast fans out there, we apologize for the lack of shows and promise there will be new episodes soon.
Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Murphy’s Law – No backstory required
When studio execs set up movie franchises like G.I. Joe and Batman, they love to meticulously explain all of the characters’ backstories in the first film of the series. Joel Murphy believes they should stop worrying about these backstories and just get straight to the action.
Note to self – Vick lands in Philly
Controversial quarterback Mike Vick signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, allowing him to return to the NFL after serving prison time. This week, Brian Murphy takes a look at Vick’s return and explains why the Eagles had to be the team to sign him.
Outside of the In-Crowd – John Hughes
Like most of us, Courtney Enlow was heartbroken to learn that 80s filmmaking legend John Hughes passed away. To pay tribute to the man and his impressive career, this week Enlow compiles the “The Seven Most Important Lessons from John Hughes.”
Guest Blog Post – A safe bet
Former HoboTrashcan columnist Brian Shea returns to the site this week with a special guest blog post that takes a look at pro sports’ hypocritical stance on gambling and how the leagues tried to block Delaware casinos from taking sports bets.
From the Vault – One on One with Mike Patton
If you only know Mike Patton from the influential alt rock band Faith No More, or even from his days in Mr. Bungle, then you don’t really know Mike Patton. Since seeing Faith No More disband in 1998, Patton has had an eclectic career with a number of projects and bands such as Tomahawk, Lovage, Fantomas and Peeping Tom.
In 2007, Patton took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about his life, his career and what it feels like to be in a video game. If you missed it then, here’s a second chance to enjoy it.
– Hobo Stu
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