Space Beer; Beer for Manic Depressive Sci-Fi Fans

December 3, 2008


Geekologie reports that everyone’s dream is about to come true.

The beer will be made with barley — to be harvested this weekend — descended from seeds that spent five months in 2006 aboard the International Space Station.

So far, scientists have not found any difference between space barley and the Earth-confined version, she said.

I don’t care if there’s no difference. You had me at Space.


Battlestar Galactica: Caprica; Sci-Fi for Manic Depressives

December 3, 2008

Here’s the first promo for Caprica, the Battlestar Galactica prequel series. BSG is ending after the fourth series, so it’s a no-brainer for Sci-Fi Channel to keep their most successful franchise going. It looks like this series will be just as depressing and disheartening as BSG, which I love in my sci-fi. I got fucking chills at the end of this promo when Adams says what his real “family name” is. Get pumped.

Tim & Eric 2009 Tour

December 3, 2008


Oh, Mars and Victorian Blood will be attending the show at the Wilbur Theater on January 31. Any other Massholes going?

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Want to See a Four Hour Movie, Idiota?

December 3, 2008

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Here’s the English-language trailer for Che, Steven Soderbergh’s four-hour epic about Che Guevara. The film has two parts, The Guerilla and The Argentine, and will be released first in its entirety in New York and LA next week in order to qualify for the Oscars, and then it’ll be released separately in January. Then in April, Del Toro stars in The Wolfman. These two movies will really show the Academy Del Toro’s range.


Product of the Week, Heaven

December 3, 2008


To kick off our new column, Product of the Week, I offer you not so much as a product, but an answer. Because we would all rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints.

Reserve A Spot In Heaven is here for the sole purpose of allowing you the opportunity to secure your spot in Heaven before it’s too late. Yes, at the moment there is plenty of room in Heaven for you and all of your loved ones, but what most individuals don’t realize is that although a large portion of this space remains vacant, spots are filling very quickly. So quick that if you don’t act now you may lose your chance at getting in. How does a future of endless suffering sound? Not so good, which is why we are here to help.

For $12.79, or $24.95 for the All Access Kit, you’ll get your name added to the list in advance of checking in at the Pearly Gates, like the cool people who go to the front of the line at nightclubs. And you never get to go in. But that’s okay, I would rather watch Nick at Nite than dance in your stupid club and possibly meet a girl. And make furious, no-tomorrow love. And wake up awkwardly the next morning. And have her lie to me, saying “I had fun. Yeah, Friday sounds great.” But she never calls. Never calls. Good thing I stole her wallet while she was “putting her face on.” Now I know where you live, harpie.

Causes 2 Preview

December 3, 2008

I have nothing funny to say about this.

Lost Season 5 Sneak Peek; Hang the Lawyers

December 3, 2008

ABC has released a two minute sneak peak of the season 5 premiere of Lost, “Because You Left”, which airs on Wednesday, January 21st 2009. Just these quick two minutes delivers even more questions for Lost fans to lose sleep over. Awesome.