Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hello everyone,

The battle lines have been drawn and it’s pretty clear that everyone here at HoboTrashcan is firmly on Team Coco (with the possible exception of Aaron R. Davis, who is too busy hiding out alone in his underground bunker to be a part of any team). Courtney, Joel and Lars all share their thoughts on this whole NBC mess and I promise you their insights are quite hilarious. And while Aaron may be going rogue and doing his own thing, his awards shows column this week is also top-notch.

Also, as the guys mentioned during yesterday’s podcast, if you are looking for a way to make a difference in Haiti, you can text “Yele” to 501501 to donate $5 to the Yele Haiti Earthquake Fund (it will be charged to your cell phone bill) or you can visit Yele.org and click ‘donate’.

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

Murphy’s Law – When an Arby’s isn’t just an Arby’s
At this point, the Conan O’Brien/Jay Leno debacle at NBC has been reported on from every conceivable angle, but we are willing to bet that Joel Murphy is the only writer who broke down the entire saga using a complex metaphor involving Arby’s.

Outside of the In-Crowd – You go, Coco
In part two of late-night talk show theater (cleverly entitled Not Without My Pomade: His Network Hit Him and He Wept Alone: Mother, May I Sleep With Fox: The Conan O’Brien Story) Courtney Enlow turns to Twitter for help in the war against The Chin.

Positive Cynicism – A cynical guide to awards season
“The year-ending two month-long self-congratulatory circle jerk known as awards season is now upon us,” so resident cynic Aaron R. Davis has compiled a comprehensive list of all the upcoming shows and what you can expect to see if you tune into them.

Hobo Radio 114 – A darker shade of blue
With the incompetence of NBC and the evilness of Jay Leno once again dominating entertainment headlines, Joel Murphy and Lars cheer themselves up by focusing their attention on creating a high class Avatar porn.

It’s the type of sophisticated and intellectual conversation you’ve come to expect from our dynamic duo. They break down the script, the costumes and even offer a spot in the film to you lucky listeners. Somehow, they also find the time to discuss the latest in the Jay Leno/Conan O’Brien debacle and the future of the Spider-man movie franchise.

Why do Joel and Lars need vans and mustaches? Do blue cat people order pizzas? What color are Smurfs’ nipples? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

From the Vault – One on One with Reneé O’Connor
Batman had Robin, Butch Cassidy had the Sundance Kid and Xena: Warrior Princess had Gabrielle. Playing Xena’s sidekick on the cult classic television show was the talented actress and producer Reneé O’Connor, who back in 2008 talked to us about being directed by the governor of California, how it felt to be named LesbiaNation.com’s most loved woman of the year and what life is like in the “Xena-verse.” If you missed it then, enjoy it now.

– Hobo Stu

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