Your weekly highlight reel of newsbites, bits and blobs from the Weekend Open Thread.
This week’s tipsters included: Anyone00, SlyDante777, rkwsuperstar, Timely-Tardis-Lego, Gallen_Dugall, troi, James.k.Polk, OneMinuteGalactica, skrag2112, donnaryoko.
-Synth-voice cover of “Space Oddity”
-Every “fuck” The Wolf of Wall Street gives.
–Coonrippy 2014! Because the best reason to run for offices is a pet raccoon.
-A dildo in space! (No, not George Clooney. Don’t be mean.)
-How to open a can without a can opener, if you’re a tough Russian. Or Popeye the Sailor Man.
-“Timms Valley” – weird stop-motion sitcom that’s a literal Valley of the dolls.
-“Boobie, boobie, boobie…light my way.”
-Hubble space photos for the blind.
-If you weren’t disappointed in Hasbro’s Kre-O before, you will be when you see what Orion Pax made with Lego…
-A cake that was the ultimate party pooper.
-Make your own Battle Cat.
-Rape. It’s the worst thing since sentient sliced bread.
-I’m gonna hug you in the face, you’ll die without a trace, Amanda…
-When they reboot Gremlins, I hope the creatures look better than this.
-This robot’s a hoser, eh?
-I actually prefer the raspy Bale-voice to this Batman.
-I’m guessing this is the UK equivalent of Adult Swim.
–Snowpiercer international trailer ups the motherfuckin’ stakes on this motherfuckin’ train.
-Need some Twi’lek sparkle?
-Ringo Starr wishes he were a Powerpuff Girl. Can I just say that the use of phrases like “wish I was” and “if I was to say” in songs are hugely responsible for half the grammar mistakes I made in high school English? (Conditional form is “were” – let every pop star know.)
-Image is everything – or at least a few new things.
–Star Trek Into Derpness
-Why do have the feeling this could be the next “The Fox”?
-Fuck air travel. I mean…wait…I didn’t mean it LIKE THAT.
-Peter Mayhew’s candid Star Wars shots.
-What are you lookin’ at, butthead?
-How to train your scientist to make you a dragon.
-Four years a slave to this stop-motion project.
–WHOSE BADFEELING THIS? The Star Wars casting/meeting talk so far…
-You’ve heard that Jesus probably wasn’t white. But these Christian “rappers” insist he’s their nigga. If this video is real, the church that made it has closed down, for reasons I’m sure we can imagine.
–Lego Spider from Wild Wild West because why?