Here’s what’s new on HoboTrashcan.com this week:
Murphy’s Law – In which I rant about an Anakin Skywalker PEZ dispenser
Writers never know what will spark their memory and inspire them to pick up their pen. For Li-Young Lee, eating a persimmon sparked a vivid memory and led to a classic poem. For Joel Murphy, an Anakin Skywalker PEZ dispenser caused him to launch into a funny tirade.
Outside of the In-Crowd – Giving Cher my meat purse: The 2010 VMA’s
Whether you watched last Sunday’s VAM Awards or not, you definitely want to make sure to check out Courtney Enlow’s recap. She offers a minute-by-minute liveblog of the festivities that is far more entertaining than the actual VMAs.
Positive Cynicism – Old Man Davis had a virtual farm
Aaron R. Davis can often be a bitter, cynical man. His tirades about Batman, his annoying neighbors and his annoying family members are the stuff of legends. So it may surprise you to know that he really, really loves Farmville.
Hobo Radio 149 – Talk Like a Pirate Day 2010
Joel Murphy and Lars don’t have much to look forward to in their lives, but the one day every year that is marked on their calenders with smiley faces is September 19 – International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Not only is it a day that they get to call up their friends and shout “Arrrrrrrrrrrrr!” but it is also an excuse for them to call the world’s most lovable pirate, Mark “Cap’n Slappy” Summers.
Box Office Preview – September 17, 2010
Joel Murphy and Lars break down this week’s new releases, including The Town, Easy A, Devil, Alpha and Omega, Never Let Me Go, Jack Goes Boating and Catfish. They also pick which new release is your best bet this week.
– Hobo Stu
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