Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hello everyone,

If HoboTrashcan was a Chris Rock standup special, this week would be a good time to drop the mic.

We have not one – but two – big time interviews this week. The first is with lovely and talented perennial Internet favorite Alison Brie. The other is with Raymond J. Barry, who plays Arlo on Justified, a character prominently featured in this week’s finale.

We also have a review of Cabin in the Woods, a breakdown of Justified‘s finale and two great columns. We hope you enjoy all of the wonderful content.

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

One on One with Alison Brie
Anyone who has seen her play Annie Edison on Community knows Alison Brie can do comedy. Anyone who has seen her play Trudy Campbell on Mad Men knows she can also do drama. But this past Saturday at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, those in attendance discovered that Brie can also sing.

Along with friends and fellow actors Julianna Guill and Cyrina Fiallo, Brie performed as the opening act for Jones Street Station. Brie’s group, The Girls, backed by Jones Street Station, had their debut performance, covering everything from Bruce Springsteen to Hall and Oates to Childish Gambino.

We caught up with Brie moments before the show to talk with her about her newfound singing career, her adoring fans and her roles on two of the most beloved cult shows on television.

One on One with Raymond J. Barry
Saying Raylan Givens has daddy issues is a vast understatement.

Raylan’s father is a criminal who works with the man Raylan is trying to apprehend, Boyd Crowder. Season three’s finale made it abundantly clear that Arlo Givens has chosen Boyd over Raylan. Arlo now views Boyd as his only family.

Playing Arlo on Justified is Raymond J. Barry, an accomplished stage actor and former standout athlete. We talked to Barry about last night’s finale, his work in the theatre and the Fosbury Flop.

Justified – “Slaughterhouse”: Bringing a knife to a gun fight
This week season three of Justified wrapped up with an action-packed finale. We break down the epic confrontation between Limehouse, Quarles and Raylan and share our thoughts on the shocking revelation in this in-depth recap.

Review – Cabin in the Woods
Joss Whedon’s new horror movie has been shrouded in secrecy. So enjoy this review, in which we vaguely discuss the film without revealing too much of the plot. How we review a film without discussing it is nearly as mysterious as Cabin in the Woods itself.

Murphy’s Law – Put the book down
Reading is a wonderful thing. And as a former English major, Joel Murphy loves to read. However, he is now encouraging his fellow pop culture junkies to put down any book that has been adapted into a film and to just watch the movie first.

Overrated – The Good Friday miracle
When a Navy jet lost control and crashed into a Virginia Beach apartment complex, many people claimed it was a “miracle” that no one was hurt. Ned Bitters isn’t so sure the word miracle is the right way to describe a plane crash.

Hobo Radio 219 – Put down the Manischewitz
It seems Joel Murphy and Lars both had big weekends.

Joel drove up to New York City to see Jones Street Station perform, along with their opening act, The Girls. While there, he grabbed an interview with Alison Brie, who is part of The Girls, to talk about her new-found musical career and her roles on Community and Mad Men. Joel talks about both bands and give some behind-the-scenes details on how it all came together.

Meanwhile, Lars spent the weekend in Northern Virginia attending Seder. Being the only goyim in a room full of Jewish people led to Lars hitting the Manischewitz hard. He recounts the highlights of his memorable weekend on the show.

How did Joel snag face time with Alison Brie? How did Lars do at the Seder? What’s so funny about Dany Pudi’s last name? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

– Hobo Stu

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