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How far back in time could you go and still understand English?

March 18th, 2016 Comments off

If you had a time machine, how far back could you go and still understand English?

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‘Connected’ – A Sci-Fi Short Starring Pamela Anderson

February 14th, 2016 Comments off

Connected, by Luke Gilford, is a portrait of a woman grappling with aging, self-perception, and transformation in a technologically optimized world. Jackie (Pamela Anderson) is a burnt-out AuraCycle instructor in the midst of a midlife crisis. She’s obsessed with self-improvement podcasts (voiced by Jane Fonda), and she is soon drawn to an advanced yet enigmatic wellness spa that promises to enhance her mind, body and soul. Guided by her effortless and nubile mentor, Luna (Dree Hemingway), Jackie will give up anything to feel “connected” — to herself, to the future, and to a precarious sense of perfection.

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Chris Mathews Squirms When Asked About His Bernie Attacks

February 13th, 2016 Comments off

Chris Mathews, appearing on the Thom Hartmann show, got defensive and condescending when asked for specifics about which policies Bernie Sanders is proposing that have him so concerned. “I don’t want to argue,” he answers. He then struggles with the concept of social security. Why? Turns out Chris Mathew’s wife, Kathleen Mathews, has A LOT in common with Hillary Clinton.

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All of the changes in Star Wars

August 9th, 2015 Comments off

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Drew Stewart made a “frame by frame” look at each film’s changes.

Star Wars

The Empire Strikes Back

Return of the Jedi

The Star Wars: Despecialized Edition attempted to undo those and still have an HD version of the movies. You can download them here.

Personally, I was never happy with the depecialized edition. I understand the reasoning behind it, but I didn’t think the final result was that good.

Also, George Lucas wanted to call Yoda “Buffy”. What kind of idiot thinks that would have been a good name for a Jedi master? Here are other bizarre things from Star Wars.

Simon Pegg Ranks All Six ‘Star Wars’ Movies In Under A Minute

August 3rd, 2015 Comments off

Simon Pegg lists the movies in the same order I would, for pretty much the same reasons I would.