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‘Never On Tuesday’: The Real Story Of The Bizarre Nicolas Cage Cameo That Lit Up The Internet

Thanks for the link, y. Great clip but mostly I want to mention this anecdote:

I had gone to a party that he was at, maybe a year before. A friend said, “Oh, you want to go to a party that Nic Cage is having?” We went to an apartment in a famous old building called El Royale in Hollywood. Went up to whatever floor the party was on. There were very few people there. And Nic was there with Crispin Glover. I’m not even sure if it was Nic or Crispin Glover’s apartment, but there was a giant aquarium and there was a baby shark just swimming back and forth inside. He just sitting on the end of the bed, and he sat there for maybe an hour just watching the shark going up and down.

Literature Society: Garfield: Year One

Nathan Rabin:

When introduced to readers in the disco-crazed days of 1978, Garfield bore only a slight resemblance to the adorable icon of bland conformity we know today. His face was shaped like a giant pair of swollen testicles with ears and his eyes were tiny little marbles, as black, icy and death-like as the eyes of a shark about to strike.

Here’s a thing I made with Retrontario. Get ready to blow pot, burnouts.

Japan’s Iga city ‘does not need ninjas’ after reports it was hiring

What a mixup!

NPR had posted a summary which said that Iga “is facing a serious problem, there aren’t enough people training to be ninjas, not even for $85k a year”.

“That characterisation was incorrect,” an NPR spokesman told the BBC.

But those reports led at least 115 ninja hopefuls from 23 countries to contact Iga officials, enquiring about possible jobs.

‘Gordon Ramsay’s Fairytale Toilet Kitchen Nightmare,’ Today’s Comic by Michael Kupperman

The Tortured Mind Of Dan Harmon | GQ

Great profile by Sean O’Neal.

The political alignments of Mario Kart characters

Greatest video ever?


Aka Jimmi Simpson who plays William on Westworld

‘Fox & Friends,’ stuck with Donald Trump for all eternity

Why Hollywood Won’t Cast Cary Elwes Anymore

Just read the whole thing if you like good writing. Trust me.

‘The Simpsons’ To ‘The Problem With Apu’: Drop Dead

Scalding Hot Takes: Ready Player One

Nathan Rabin:

Yes, Ready Player One spent 140 minutes jerking me off but instead of pleasure or release, all I experienced was rawness, bleeding and painful chafing. 

Wilbur Ross Shakes Self Awake After Briefly Dying During Cabinet Meeting

Pizza Hut’s Pie Tops II sneakers can order a pizza and pause your TV

Trump’s Hair Illusion Came Undone and We All Missed It

How Facebook Is Killing Comedy

Behold, Steve Bannon’s Hip-Hop Shakespeare Rewrite: ‘Coriolanus’

What.

You’re welcome / THE HORROR (via)

Greatest sample ever?

The Top 1% Must Stop Insisting They’re Not Rich Right This Instant

Gawker savages a Jonathan Kay piece about how $200k/yr isn’t enough money