Hobo Stu’s Weekly Recap

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Hobo Stu

Hello everyone,

Working for the Men in Black has to be a really exciting and amazing job, but it certainly has its drawbacks.

No, I’m not talking about the impending end of the Earth at any moment or the constant threat of being eaten by giant alien bugs. I’m talking about the simple stuff, like asking for a raise.

Think about it – you walk into your boss’ office, plead your case and ask for a cost of living raise. Next thing you know, they hit you with a neuralizer and not only make you forget that you ever asked for the money, but convince you that you are an intergalactic janitor who is perfectly happy to make minimum wage.

I’ll stick to being overpaid at HoboTrashcan, thank you.

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

Review – Men in Black 3
Fifteen years after the original Men in Black film hit theaters, Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones are back with Men in Black 3. The latest installment features time traveling hijinks and Josh Brolin playing a young Agent K. In a summer filled with a lot of blockbusters, is this film worth your hard-earned money? Find out in our review.

Positive Cynicism – You know there’s no magic curtain on the Internet that you get to hide behind, right?
Aaron R. Davis would just like to remind the world that even if you are in your own house in your boxers typing things online, you are still “in public” every time you post on the Internet and the words you write have consequences, whether you are aware of them or not.

From the Vault – Murphy’s Law – Guilty of being hot
A study at Cornell University found that juries are more likely to let defendants off the hook in trials if they are attractive. Joel Murphy plans to exploit this information to start a sexy life of crime.

From the Vault – Overrated – Civil War reenactments
You may enjoy brandishing a bayonet and wearing your finest wool period clothing, but Ned Bitters can’t help but think that your Civil War reenactments, which lack any of the real authenticity of war, are incredibly overrated.

Hobo Radio 223 – Hitting bottom
If there’s one thing Hobo Radio is all about, it’s finding solution to life’s most important problems. This week they tackle an issue that has plagued parents since the dawn of time – finding an acceptable word for children to use to refer to their backside. Joel Murphy and Lars discuss whether “butt” is an acceptable term for a child to use or if they should be using something even tamer like “bottom.”

The dynamic duo also discuss 80s movies and their horrible treatment of Asian characters. Long Duck Dong, Shortround and Data are all brought up as the two try to decide which character was the most offensive

– Hobo Stu

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