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Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

MONDAY – Movies. Their glory and their hilarious tragedy.

 

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

TUESDAY – Television.  Our favorite drug; constant and comforting, but often packaged with regret.

 

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

WEDNESDAY – Wildcards! Probably a piece of weird fiction in which Spider-Man has to talk down Laura Ingles from making a bad decision.

 

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

THURSDAY – Thesis-level Dorkdom. Jargon, geek terms and weird insight explained for the rest of us.

 

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

FRIDAY – Fantasy, Sci-fi, and comics.  Like living in your parents’ basement only without the inherent desperation. Well…

 

Friday, July 1st, 2011

WHEN ROAD-TRIPPING THIS SUMMER BE SURE TO VISIT THESE DAILYJIM ENDORSED MUSEUM EXPERIENCES

Friday, July 1st, 2011

The Burt Reynolds and Friends Museum –

Jupiter, Florida –

The Bandit’s personal collection of movie and sports memorabilia including the freakin’ canoe from Deliverance! Yikes!

Friday, July 1st, 2011

The Museum of the American Carnival –

Gibsonton , Florida –

That’s right! The carnies have their own museum! Or do they?

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Monroeville Zombies: Museum, Gallery, and Attraction –

Monroeville , Pennsylvania –

Smack in the middle of the Monroeville Mall, where Romero shot the original Dawn of the Dead.

Friday, July 1st, 2011

The Starfleet Museum –

San Francisco , What will no longer be California –

Set to open in 2213, after Starfleet takes over the universe thereby supplying Captain James T. Kirk with no limit of seducible green skinned beauties. Really? Really? starfleet-museum.org

 

Lessons in Bad Media Franchising and Merchandising

1) Saw 8: The Reality Television Gameshow 2)Live action movie of Hungry, Hungry Hippos 3)The Tonight Show, starring Chewbacca 4) Deadpool vs. Punisher: The Musical 5) The Human Centipede sleeping bag 6) C-Span Live Action Role Playing Group 7) The new Texas Chainsaw Massacre ride at Six Flags Over Texas 8) Your Parents Basement is Always […]

Where is Our Modern Barney Miller?

The single camera glory that was Barney Miller can probably never be reproduced.  There’s heavy debate in the office whether it should be or not. It was essentially a 22-minute, 3-act play with minimal characters and only one set (after Season One that also featured Barney’s dining room at home).  The thing is, the writing […]

Non-John Hughes High School Movies from the ’80s

Yep. Most of the high school biggies were our man, Hughes. But if you can name the 1980s high school movie quotes listed below, your might have been paying attention to something else in ’88 other than the MTV Beach House and that cute girl with freckles in your 11th grade Chemistry class. 5)”Last night, […]

Mark Your Calendar, Nerds!!!

This Weekend is legendary Indy 500.  Please don’t think geekdom is limited to cosplay and app programming.  Oh no, my friends. Two years ago our Mid-West correspondent, Billy D, and I watched those car dorks jump a humongous Hot Wheels truck  over a bunch of school busses and twice as many drunks while Florence Henderson […]

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  • MONDAY – Movies. Their glory and their hilarious tragedy.  

  • TUESDAY – Television.  Our favorite drug; constant and comforting, but often packaged with regret.  

  • WEDNESDAY – Wildcards! Probably a piece of weird fiction in which Spider-Man has to talk down Laura Ingles from making a bad decision.  

  • THURSDAY – Thesis-level Dorkdom. Jargon, geek terms and weird insight explained for the rest of us.  

  • FRIDAY – Fantasy, Sci-fi, and comics.  Like living in your parents’ basement only without the inherent desperation. Well…