Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Murphy’s Law – The 25 Most Memorable TV Characters of the Decade
Joel Murphy may not be overly fond of list columns, but that’s not stopping him from putting together a list of the 25 best television characters of the last 10 years. As a special bonus, he also includes the “Five Most Polarizing Characters” of the aughts.
Outside of the In-Crowd – Goodbye 2009, Part 4: The best of the decade
This week, Courtney Enlow’s four-part retrospective on the aughts comes to a close. For her final installment of “Goodbye 2009,” Enlow looks at the best the decade had to offer in music, movies and television. Check it out to see how her lists compare with your own.
Positive Cynicism – Possible endings for Lost
Lost will begin its final season next month. Fans of the show have been eagerly awaiting the its return, anxious to find out how it all will end. Aaron R. Davis has a few theories on how the writers might wrap things up, which he shares this week.
Hobo Radio 112 – The Year of Shits Money
We can all agree that 2009 was an awful year. Countless beloved celebrities died, the economy continued to struggle and once scandal-free celebrities like David Letterman and Tiger Woods were revealed to be horny sleazebags. What was dubbed “The Year of Lars Periwinkle” by Joel Murphy and Lars back in January turned out to be a year we would all soon like to forget.
Luckily, we are just a few hours away from a brand new year. A clean slate. A fresh start filled with hope and optimism. In short, we are headed into The Year of Shits Money.
Who is Shits Money? Did Lars follow through on last year’s New Year’s Resolution? Would Al Pacino make a good Wonder Woman? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.
Finish That Fortune 17
We provide you with the first half of a real fortune from a fortune cookie and it’s up to you to fill in the blank (and you can’t just write “in bed”). Every week, we will pick the funniest response. You won’t actually win a prize, but you will get the satisfaction of knowing that you are better than everyone else. And your name will be printed here on the site, so that others may bask in your glory.
One on One with Scott Krinsky
Anyone who has worked retail has encountered the creepy older guy who works in their store and will probably stay there until the day he dies. On Chuck, that creepy older guy is Jeff, who is played brilliantly by Scott Krinsky, a stand up comic and character actor who had a reoccurring role on Josh Schwartz previous hit show, The O.C. In 2007, we talked to Krinsky about his role on Chuck, the writers’ strike and how to deal with hecklers. If you missed it then, enjoy it now.
– Hobo Stu
Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap is also available as an email newsletter. To sign up for the newsletter to ensure you never miss an update, send an email to email@example.com.