Monthly Archive:: June 2011

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Review – Green Lantern

Green Lantern Release Date: June 17, 2011 Director: Martin Campbell Writers: Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim and Michael Goldenberg Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively and Peter Sarsgaard MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: At its heart, Green Lantern is a film about fear and responsibility. I know

Hobo Radio 187 – Mad Glibs, brought to you by Fruity O’s

Introduction Time travel and fashion Mad Libs Reese Witherspoon’s donkeys Canz People you should know … Harry Dean Stanton Box Office Preview “The Big Easy” by Crooked Saint [display_podcast] This week Joel Murphy and Lars wanted to pay tribute to Leonard B. Stern by doing some Mad

Guest Blog Post – Online dating

Nicole Alexandria [Editor’s Note: Joel Murphy is searching for the meaning of life, so today we bring you another special guest column by confessed hipster Nicole Alexandria.] The first line of my internet dating profile says: “I’m kind of a cunt.” As I’ve learned over the years,

Positive Cynicism – Kids, you are not Andy Warhol

Aaron R. Davis We need to talk about what monstrous credit-hogs people are becoming on the Internet. If you spend enough time — in my case, far too much time — on social networks, eventually you’re going to run into these people who are very meticulous and

Boob Tube Breakdown – Doctor Who: Off with their heads

Doctor Who: Series 6 “A Good Man Goes to War” Aired: June 11, 2011 Writer: Steven Moffat Director: Peter Hoar “This is the day he finds out who I am.” - River Song Steven Moffat has an incredibly gift for making episodes of Doctor Who feel epic.

The Teachers’ Lounge – Memorable Moments 2011, Pt. II

Ned Bitters The first installment of this year’s greatest hits consisted only of comments made by me. Let’s start Volume II with some of the wisdom-laced remarks made by the people who will some day draw your blood in a hospital … or direct your plane in

Review – Super 8

Super 8 Release Date: June 10, 2011 Director: J.J. Abrams Writer: J.J. Abrams Stars: Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka, Kyle Chandler MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Super 8 is the antithesis of modern filmmaking. Hollywood’s go to move these days is updating old films in a modern context,

Hobo Radio 186 – What did that puppet just say?

Introduction Puppet talk Busty blackjack dealers Facebook tattoo People you should know … Rade Serbedzija Box Office Preview “Grown Man” by J. Whizz [display_podcast] Ford Focus has a strange new ad campaign involving an orange hand puppet named Doug. In the commercial currently running on TV, Doug