Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hello everyone,

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

One on One with François Chau
It’s safe to say that anyone subjected to boring orientation videos on the first day of a new job has undoubtedly wished they were watching something half as interesting as the Dharma initiative videos featuring Dr. Pierre Chang. That’s because pockets of energy and time-traveling bunnies beat out retirement planning and breakroom etiquette any day of the week.

Playing Dr. Chang on Lost is François Chau, an actor with nearly 30 years in the business. We recently talked to Chau about working on such a hit show, his bowling prowess and the realization that Dr. Chang is really kind of an asshole.

Lost: Down the Hatch – Do The Right Thing
The one and only Michael Emerson put on an acting clinic this week in the episode “Dr. Linus.” After taking a few moments to praise the man who once described Down the Hatch as “one of the smartest articles I’ve ever read about what goes on on our show,” Kirkman recaps Dr. Linus and shares his theories on what it all means.

Murphy’s Law – Finally, a location for the inevitable Andy Griffith Show remake
A Florida state representative has proposed offering incentives to filmmakers who go to his state to shoot films that promote “traditional family values.” The state rep wants things to go back to the way they were in the good ol’ days. Joel Murphy argues that the good ol’ days really weren’t that good.

Note to Self – A sporting chance
The dramatic showdown between Canada and America in the Olympics had many analysts wondering how hockey could capitalize on the sport’s momentum to bring casual viewers over to the NHL. This week, Brian Murphy argues the NHL is actually better off without these casual fans.

Outside of the In-Crowd – Everyone’s wearing vagina dresses: Liveblogging the Oscars
If you missed the Oscars this year, or if you simply enjoyed them so much that you want to relive them, Courtney Enlow gives you a complete blow-by-blow of the telecast with her patented liveblog. So relive the sights, the sounds and the vagina dresses.

Hobo Radio 122 – Keep your hookers fresher longer
If you love hookers and blow as much as Joel Murphy and Lars, this week’s podcast is one you must listen to. Our dynamic duo offers up helpful tips to get the most out of your hookers and to keep them from going bad for as long as possible.

From the Vault – One on One with Lance Reddick
We may not see Cedric Daniels ever again, but thanks to a memorable run on Lost and a starring role on Fringe, we’ve been seeing plenty of Lance Reddick since The Wire ended. In 2008, as the best show on televison was coming to an end, we talked to Reddick about Lost, Daniels’ overabundance of shirtless scenes and The Wire’s “Dickensian aspect.” If you missed it then, enjoy it now.

– Hobo Stu

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