Gome of the Week
Strom Thurmond and his daughter:
The irony has never been so thick and sweet.
This Week's Link That's Probably Not That Great
Talking Presidents - It is probably not good that Dennis Miller is on here.
This Week's Movie You've Probably Never Seen
A Wish for Wings That Work (1991)
Can you feel the Xmas?
It is here.
Witness the Bloom County Christmas special that aired years ago that still stands up today as something that.... well, you can watch it on the birthday of Jesus.
I always had a problem with giving Opus a voice. My beef.
But, if you can get past that, the animation is great and the story is damn fine too.
Someday Opus will fly. Look for it in your Sunday comics.
This Week's Record You're Probably Not Listening To
The Grand Rapmasters - Christmas Rappin' (1997)
Hip hop versions of your favorite classics, featuring Afrika Bambaataa(kind of) and a bunch of other dudes.
I have been enjoying this quite a bit, actually.
Good background music for your rap themed xmas bash.
Jingle bells everybody, jingle bells!
This Week's Hip New Slang Word or Phrase
cancel one career - When the magic ends for a movie star or someone else in the public eye.
Origin - The Body.
Usage - "Dude, that coug I was with last night was sacktacular."
"She popped in a Treat Williams DVD and called it a yahtzee."
"Dude, Treat Williams? Cancel one career."
This Week's Top Ten List
The Top Ten Rejected Names for Santa Claus:
10. Beardy McFat
09. Grizzly Gifts
08. The jolly guy who breaks into your house, leaves stuff and also takes stuff
07. Lazy Boy, the man who works one day a year
06. Frozen Stache
05. Tubby the Giver
04. Ansel Adams
03. The Flash
02. Kringle, the man who constantly disappoints children