George Carlin, More Than the Sum of his Words

George Carlin has been dead for almost two weeks now, and no one has mentioned it here on the site. I have wanted to since the day I heard the news, but things kept getting in my way and I wasn't able to. Luckily for me, this pre-Holiday week at work is starting to grind to a halt so I've found myself with some free time to speak my piece.

I'm sure by now you've all been refreshed on why exactly Carlin is a god among Comedians, and the way that he bucked the system in the 60's by essentially "joining" the counter culture. So I figured I'd just share a personal anecdote.

Pogo - Alice

Want to know what happens with a little bit of talent, some computer software a whole lot of time on your hands? You get the internet artist calling himself 'Pogo' (I think. He may or may not call himself Faggotron too) who's made an electronic song and video, using nothing but sounds from Disney's "Alice in Wonderland".

You like it? He's got more at Last.fm.

And while you're over at last.fm, want a friend? Hit me up

Slate on "Why We Need Movie Critics"

It won't surprise anyone around these parts that I get a warm, fuzzy feeling inside when folks start talking about box office statistics. If someone busts out a chart, well then they've officially got my attention. All of which is why Erick Lundegaard has just entered the rarified air of Schnaars-man-crush.

Blood Bowl Teaser Trailer

Upon hearing the title of this game and watching the first 20 or so seconds of this trailer (counting the 10 seconds of logo bullshit) I thought to myself "mutant league football on a next gen system, finally!" and then I read this silliness...

"The Ruins" Unrated DVD Contest!

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