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He's Still Got It! He's Still Got It!

Been playing a lot of video games in the lazy windup towards July Fourth, but the one that’s gotten the lion’s share of my attention is the Switch release of Donkey Kong. It’s a perfect port of the arcade original, and to the best of my knowledge, it’s the first console version to feature the cement factory level,…

Stick This Shit In My Veins Stick This Shit In My Veins

This is the only game due out next year that I really care about. I just wish they’d called it Soulsborne Samurai. But I guess I’m not in marketing for a good reason.

Dream Roles For Orson Welles Dream Roles For Orson Welles

Movies Orson Welles should have been in. The Black Hole. Repo Man. Meatballs. From September 6, 2011.

Gluttony Gluttony

Slept all afternoon and skipped lunch, then had a pizza delivered and ate half of it. So now I’m feeling like

Phony Microsoft Calls Phony Microsoft Calls

Bombarded with spam calls from “Windows Support” all day today. They’re so determined to put malware on my computer that they left three poorly-worded voicemails. The last time this happened, I told the guy I hadn’t owned a Microsoft product in fifteen years, just to see what his response would be. He couldn’t go…

Whip Talk Whip Talk

Whip Talk host Zachary has a run-in with some neighborhood teenagers.

"I shall reveal you" "I shall reveal you"

Van Morrison with The Band, 1976. The Last Waltz performance, on raw video with no cuts.

ALL HAIL THE NEW FELT ALL HAIL THE NEW FELT

I told you it was gonna get weird.

Guess what's on Pluto's MST3K channel right now Guess what's on Pluto's MST3K channel right now

“He doesn’t inspire this kind of music.”

Commenting Weirdness Today

Anybody else having problems replying to comments today? I’ve noticed that in a number of cases if I try to reply to someone else’s reply via Dashboard (i.e., after looking at notifications), the reply button is inert. But if I click reply on a comment in a story — i.e., as if replying to a comment that wasn’t…

Gom Jabbar Time Gom Jabbar Time

By god I messed up my right ankle something bad the other day. So if you see some weird shit from me over the next couple of days, it’s probably just the pain meds. La la la.

That Time Ernie & Bert Reenacted "Pickman's Model" That Time Ernie & Bert Reenacted "Pickman's Model"

“Well—that paper wasn’t a photograph of any background, after all. What it shewed was simply the monstrous being he was painting on that awful canvas. It was the model he was using—and its background was merely the wall of the cellar studio in minute detail. But by God, Eliot, it was a photograph from life.”

You've got to pick up every stitch You've got to pick up every stitch

So many different people to be.

"Bank Vault in Heaven" (1996) "Bank Vault in Heaven" (1996)

Oh there’s a signpost in heaven, in the firmament blue You can run to the wastelands, but it points straight at you I’ve got a bank vault in heaven, what joy will it bring All you Punches and Judys, I’ll be pulling your strings

Razor Dance 2/She Steers By Lightning (1996) Razor Dance 2/She Steers By Lightning (1996)

My Maggie, she’s a bright thing. She talks in couplets, she steers by lightning.

"California Stars" (2016) "California Stars" (2016)

Wilco w/new best friend.

"I don't think this little song's gonna make the charts." "I don't think this little song's gonna make the charts."

Roy Harper (as in Hats Off To), Stormcock (1971). “Well you can lead a horse to water, but you’re never gonna make him drink, and you can lead a man to slaughter, but you’re never gonna make him think.”

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