Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Outside of the In-Crowd – Regretful Adoration Theater: The Crush
Courtney Enlow is on a mission to go back and revisit movies from her childhood that she at one time loved unconditionally. Some of these movies she continues to enjoy as guilty pleasures, others she now regrets ever having been smitten by. The second movie up for review in “Regretful Adoration Theater” is The Crush.
Positive Cynicism – Steven Spielberg’s entire career in one word
According to Aaron R. Davis’ friend Harlan, when you watch Steven Spielberg’s films: “Penis symbolism is everywhere. Spielberg is terrified of not being able to measure up, so it’s all about either conquering it or mastering it. And that’s it.” Davis takes an in-depth look at this hilarious theory in this week’s column.
The Teachers’ Lounge – Memorable Moments 2010, Pt. II
Former HoboTrashcan columnist and current high school teacher Ned Bitters returns to the site with a special guest column this week sharing a few of his favorite moments inside the classroom this year. His second and final installment of “Memorable Moments” is chock full of goodness, including a student’s fantastic failed pickup line.
Hobo Radio 136 – The end of the world as we know it
Whether you are religious or not, it’s hard not to wonder if a 30-foot tall Jesus statue getting struck by lightning and bursting into flames is a not-so-subtle sign from God. Combine that with the fact that a detestable gossip blogger has no qualms posting an “upskirt” photo of an underage celebrity on his wildly popular website, and it’s hard not to wonder if the end times truly are upon us.
– Hobo Stu
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