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Halloween = Big-Time Cosplay!

It’s October and Halloween is upon us. The gang at BeatDownBoogie, as always, does not disappoint with their footage from DragonCon 2014. It is harder and harder to name every character I see, especially with all of the variations and mash-ups. Watch for what I can only describe as “Hawaiian Vacation Cobra Commander.” Below are […]

Go S, take toothbrush

Today’s time suck comes to you straight from the BBC, so you know it’s cultural and crap. It’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game – 30th Anniversary Edition“! That’s right – remember the old Infocom game where you spent many an hour playing text adventure games? Just me? Fine, then, too-cool-for-school. They were games […]

Bummed about losing Flappy Bird? Try Flappy Bert!

If you’re still in shock after learning of the untimely demise of Flappy Bird, your pals at Sesame Street have a way to cushion the blow. Follow the link for a flash game that mimics all the fun of the late flappy app. Why the bird in this parody game isn’t a pigeon is beyond […]

Your Time Waster for Today

So, remember text adventures with just a hint of graphics? Ever want to be a man-eating nightmare from below? Then take “Jaws: The Text Adventure” out for a spin around the harbor. (Hint, be careful about eating the Chief’s son. Not saying that you can’t do it — after all, you are a remoreseless eating machine […]

Podcast: The Great Beyond Play in new window | Download | EmbedOne of the Tower crew gets gainfully employed, Microsoft shoots itself in the foot while Sony holds the gun, the death toll in Man of Steel, the real-world risks of ghost hunting, and then we go on a ramble about the Lone Ranger, Fringe, The Flying Nun […]

Podcast: We Wanted to Believe Play in new window | Download | EmbedTowerbot give some advice to the lovelorn that will most likely go terribly, spectacularly wrong. Kentucky Slim finally moves into SimCity, and The Repeater, recently scarred by a movie released last year, retreats to a television show secretly celebrating it’s 20th anniversary, The X Files. Show Notes: […]

Podcast: Bigfoot is My Co-Pilot Play in new window | Download | EmbedTowerbot attempts to do the impossible, while we talk about the increasingly improbable, including Spontaneous human combustion, bigfoot co-pilots and signing on to play SimCity. Also, Kentucky Slim gradually increases his self-medication to fight a cold. Show Notes: • SimCity requires constant online connection, leads to a […]

Podcast: TMI Play in new window | Download | EmbedAfter a quick house meeting, we tackle slaughter in Azeroth, comedians that should immediately be sent to Area 51, the return of Manimal, and new and exciting ways to end it all at McDonalds. Show Notes: Dave: Death comes to Stormwind (World of Warcraft hacked) Ben: […]

Podcast: SimPodcast Play in new window | Download | EmbedSomeone left a voice mail! In honor of this event, we spin off in further discussions of Jesus, Superman, video games and everyone’s favorite cryptid, bigfoot. Show Notes: Jesus and his old lady UPDATE! Superman – SimCity 2013!! Hooray!! BIGFOOT […]

Downloadable goodness for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

More fun stuff is available for you gamers out there — more playable characters for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron! Checking out the lineup, you can see some issues Hasbro legal has had with some names. A few years back, it came to our attention that “slag,” while a perfectly harmless word, is also a slang […]