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Murphy’s Law – Damn dirty apes

Joel Murphy has long believed that it would be robots that eventually defeated human beings, but he's now reconsidering that. Some new research has him focusing his fear-mongering on chimpanzees, who recently beat humans in a study on short-term memory. Murphy explains why you should be very,

One Shot – Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the new show by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, takes the shadowy government agency featured in The Avengers and gives them their own superhero-free stories. Clark Gregg and Cobie Smoulders reprise their roles from the film, but the rest of the

Boob Tube Breakdown – Fall TV preview 2013

After leaving you hanging all summer with nothing to do be venture outside and enjoy nature, the four major television networks are finally back with all-new fall lineups. Keeping track of all of the new shows the networks have to offer can be tough, so today Joel

Murphy’s Law – Everybody’s twerking for the weekend

Joel Murphy is very upset about Miley Cyrus' provocative dance number at the VMAs a few weeks ago, which featured the singer grinding against Robin Thicke, and Jimmy Kimmel's twerking hoax that he recently perpetrated, fooling mainstream media outlets and Internet users everywhere by convincing them that

Murphy’s Law – Building a better washing machine

The first electric washing machines were invented back at the dawn of the 20th century. After 100 years of doing laundry the same way, Joel Murphy thinks its time for a change. This week, he calls for washer and dryer makers to step up their game. He

Murphy’s Law – A SFW review of Wolverine XXX

Building an entertaining film around Wolverine seems like a no-brainer. However, Hollywood has taken two shots at giving Wolverine his own standalone film, neither of which worked as well as they should have. So perhaps there is only one man who can get it right - Axel

Murphy’s Law – Remembering Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard past away yesterday at the age of 87. Even if you never picked up one of his books, you are still likely familiar with his work since 26 of his novels were adapted into either films or television shows. Tthe most recent of which was

Murphy’s Law – An open letter to the Lime Green Skittle

If you've picked up a pack of Skittles lately, then you've noticed a big change. The Lime Green Skittle, which has been part of the original pack since its inception in 1974, has been permanently replaced with Green Apple. Lime has been relegated to the new Darkside

Murphy’s Law – Battlestar Britannica

What happens when you marathon watch Battlestar Galactica on Netflix and then switch over to the coverage of the royal baby being born? Well, if you're Joel Murphy, you end up mashing the two things up together into a bizarre fever dream of a story, which you

Murphy’s Law – A deleted scene from The Dark Knight Rises

Whether you loved The Dark Knight Rises or you hated it, chances are you have thoughts on the memorable ending scene that takes place at a cafe in Florence, Italy. But did you know there was a deleted scene that took place right before that emotional reunion?