Friday, April 24, 2015

Trike Adventures - #06: To Hit Someone... Over Too Many Pickles?! (Guest: Natasha Stark... Sparks... whatever)

Dick Sugar and the gang are back for more Trike Adventures! Among this episode's topics: punching a cashier over too many pickles, bad roommates, how much would it take to sell your sex tape, donuts getting used the wrong way, a lady grounds a plane with her singing, Thomas uses the word bitch with affection, we give Rebecca Crane a call, the undiscovered world of audio porn, ...more porn talk, favorite series finales/deaths, Thomas tries to take the word bitch back, and we bring it all to a close with a tv theme sing-a-long. Trike Adventures. Longer. Vulgar. Stronger!

Trike Adventures - #06: To Hit Someone... Over Too Many Pickles?! (Guest: Natasha Stark... Sparks... whatever)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

If You're Into Podcasts: The Exploding Typewriter - Episode 018: The Writing Process with Derrick Ferguson

I've mentioned Derrick more than a few times, so you know that I have great respect for that guy. What you don't know is I also have great respect for Percival Constantine. I met him when I first got into fanfiction, and he, like myself, started his own site, Marvel 2000. Unlike me, he was a great writer from the start.

Since then, he's branched into writing actual books (which you can find on his website), and when he's not doing his day job or writing for sites like WhatCulture, he's a podcaster too! A few months back, he and Derrick sat down for his podcast The Exploding Typewriter and I finally got to listen to the show. And it's not just good, it's great. So great that I'm going to make sure I listen to the rest of the episodes.

The sad thing is that, due to what Perry thought to be a lack of interest, the podcast has ended. So if you check this out, go on iTunes and leave the show a review. Make him come back to this show, so that I can be on it when I actually start writing all these stories and screenplays that are in my head. But mostly check it out because these two are good friends and they know their collective shit when it comes to writing.

Plus, you know it's good when it makes the website. So there's that.

The Exploding Typewriter - Episode 018: The Writing Process with Derrick Ferguson

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Predicting the 2015 NBA Playoffs: First Round

Deadlines are a bitch. I actually had something to say about each of these series as the NBA has been my favorite professional sports league since I was 8 or 9. But my daughter’s first birthday party is today and I have family coming in town and I’m trying to get my verses remembered for MeuwlFest tonight… so you just get picks for now. I’m sorry! I’ll try to do better next time.

Eastern Conference

#1 Atlanta Hawks v. #8 Brooklyn Nets – Hawks in 4.
#2 Cleveland Cavaliers v. #7 Boston Celtics – Cavs in 5.
#3 Chicago Bulls v. #6 Milwaukee Bucks – Bulls in 7 (after Rose gets hurt again and can’t play the rest of the playoffs. And yes, I’m a Bulls fan).
#4 Toronto Raptors v. #5 Washington Wizards – Raptors in 7.

Western Conference

#1 Golden State Warriors. v. #8 New Orleans Pelicans – Warriors in 6.
#2 Houston Rockets v. #7 Dallas Mavericks – Rockets in 5.
#3 Los Angeles Clippers v. #6 San Antonio Spurs – Spurs in 4.
#4 Portland Trail Blazers v. #5 Memphis Grizzlies – Grizzlies in 5.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Uneducated Guesses About the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: First Round

I’ve been to one live NHL game. I’ve never played hockey or attempted to ice skate. I loved The Mighty Ducks 1 & 2. I had an NHL game for my Game Gear that I was pretty good at and I was pretty decent with the Bruins on NHL ’06. I don’t know what icing or offsides means. I got pretty pumped about the zamboni in Pittsburgh a few weeks ago. If I had to name some of my favorite players to watch as a kid, I’d say Lemieux, Jagr, Sakic, and Modano. I was too young to truly appreciate Gretzky. I hated the Red Wings when I was younger and I think Eric Lindros is overrated.

So with that knowledge, time to pick some winners for the Stanley Cup Playoffs! *

Eastern Conference

#1 New York Rangers v. # #8 Pittsburgh Penguins – Rangers in 5.
#2 Montreal Canadiens v. #7 Ottawa Senators – Senators in 6.
#3 Tampa Bay Lightning v. #6 Detroit Red Wings – Lightning in 4.
#4 Washington Capitals v. #5 New York Islanders – Capitals in 6.

Western Conference

#1 Anaheim Ducks v. #7 Winnipeg Jets – Ducks in 4.
#2 St. Louis Blues v. #6 Minnesota Wild – Blues in 7.
#3 Chicago Blackhawks v. #4 Nashville Predators – Blackhawks in 6.
#5 Vancouver Canucks v. #8 Calgary Flames – Flames in 5.

* In case you didn’t realize from the horrid introduction, I know nothing!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Mollyfog The Music - Episode #2: Let's Knife

In this second episode, Kelen tries to hijack the show and make it all about Eminem, the guys refuse to bow to Queen Beyonce, Tom loves Stevie Wonder but thinks he could learn how to wrap it up, a Big Dipper song leads to a prolonged conversation about Shonen Knife, Natalie Merchant had a lot of fun in college, Kay Hanley is talented and hot, and the Doobie Brothers has the guys doing Jalen Rose impressions! Listen. Now.

The Genuine Fakes - Irreplaceable
Stevie Wonder - Rocket Love
Big Dipper - Faith Healer
Natalie Merchant - Carnival
Kay Hanley - This Dreadful Life
The Doobie Brothers - Long Train Runnin'

Mollyfog The Music - Episode #2: Let's Knife