Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hobo Stu

Hello everyone,

After reading all three columns, what I’ve learned this week is that the best way to improve the Spider-man franchise would be to put the Beatles in it and to have Courtney Enlow liveblog the whole thing.

Of course, as awesome as that would most likely be, chances are it would still lose to Avatar.

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

Murphy’s Law – 10 ways to improve the Spider-man franchise
Sony announced they are rebooting the Spider-man franchise, meaning Sam Raimi, Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst are all out of jobs. Joel Murphy sees this fresh start as an opportunity to make the next Spider-man film better than ever and offers 10 suggestions to make that happen.

Outside of the In-Crowd – The Golden Globes: The Oscars’ drunken slutty sister
Did you miss this year’s Golden Globes? If so, fear not, because Courtney Enlow has you covered with a comprehensive running diary of the entire event. Enlow’s blow-by-blow blog is so good, you can practically smell the alcohol and desperate need for approval emanating from the actors.

Positive Cynicism – The life cycle of a niche cable channel
Paul McCartney’s recent Golden Globes appearance caused Aaron R. Davis and his wife to ponder the possibility of a VH1 Beatles channel. Unfortunately, they already foresee the channel jumping the shark and going downhill.

Hobo Radio 115 – George Lucas is impotent
What would Joel and Lars do with a million dollars? Is Noodles and Company a fast food establishment or a restaurant? Why does Hayden Christensen sound like James Earl Jones when inside the Darth Vader suit? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

From the Vault – One on One with Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Stringer Bell ruled the drug trade in West Baltimore, but when he tried to go legit, Senator Clay Davis showed him that politics aren’t that much different from the street. Playing the senator on the critically-acclaimed show is Isiah Whitlock Jr., who back in 2008 shot the “sheeeeeit” with us about the final season of The Wire, working with Dave Chappelle and Whitlock’s memorable catchphrase.

– Hobo Stu

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