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Transformers Movies Bound to Just Get Worse

“Repeater, don’t look at it. Shut your eyes, Repeater. Don’t look at it, no matter what happens!” The Repeater ran afoul of Transformers 3, and it’s all downhill from here. To make matters worse, a recent happy-time press release regarding Transformers 4 announced that American audiences are becoming even less important. A portion of the […]

Podcast: Three Fingers of Buffalo Play in new window | Download | EmbedWe examine sending your job overseas, finding true love (or something) for the low, low price of three dollars, translating the untranslatable, and looking at the new world order (or conspiracy of your choice) threat lurking in your billfold — even as we speak. Show Notes: US […]

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Podcast: Second Season Play in new window | Download | EmbedAnd we’re back! We kick off season two by following the money in Congress for an Internet-crippling law, look at North Korean brotherly love, find an unfortunately named town in China, learn about trading sex for nuggets, and see what a brother has to do to get […]

Two Suns is No Big Deal on Tatooine …

Recent reports from the world of science and astronomy have suggested that the earth might soon temporarily have a “second sun,” when Betelgeuse, a dying star some 640 light years away (give or take), explodes into a supernova. This would cause the illusion of two suns in the sky simultaneously, the theory went. Problem is, […]

Talk to me, Goose!

Oh wow! Last week China’s government TV network — the Central Television News — broadcast a news story featuring aerial training exercises performed by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force.  The drill was said to show a Chinese J-10 firing on and destroying an enemy plane, complete with awesome explosion. Just one tiny problem […]