Thursday, June 30, 2016

Mia Khalifa Streams on Streamer

Mia Khalifa Streams on Streamer
Yes, that sounds dirty. I've been a fan of Mia for a about a year or so. She caught my attention when I heard she was receiving death threats from some religious extremists on Twitter. While I generally am not a fan of the fake boob trend, she wears them well. Plus, she goes for that nerdy look with her horn-rimmed glasses. She has that nice nerdy girl look down pat. Isn't she actually a geek too?
So, yeah she is in my current top ten list of pornstars. 
Mia, you can come onto my stream anytime.  Okay, that was out of line.  Damn it. 

Watch those credit card skimmers

Watch those credit card skimmers
After watching this video, I feel a little uneasy about using credit cards in machines. I just had a friend on Facebook mentioned that he had his card info stolen too. I told him someone probably had it scan/cloned.
I'm sure the people that put up the skimmer are pissed it isn't there.

Picard-Riker 2016: Make it So

Picard/Riker 2016: Make it So

This popped up on my Facebook feed and I got a good laugh from it. Despite feeling like shit, this cheered me up. I'd vote for a Picard/Riker ticket any day over our current options. It is a sad state of affairs when you hate both of the real candidates to varying degrees. I truly hate Trump and I really can't trust Clinton. 
Imagine how cool it would be to have a Picard in office? It would certainly be more compelling than the other two.
From what Amazon is telling me, Cafe Press are the ones selling these items. There are other versions of this shirt floating around too. 

Monday, June 27, 2016

You're going to jail now...a lesson in ratchet-ness

You're going to jail now...a lesson in ratchet-ness
She could have walked away and nothing would have come of it. However, she decided to go full-HAM on the store. I love that the store people instantly locked her in the store after her first fit of rage. Then, she looks like a complete fool when she just stands there near the locked door.
I hope she ended up in jail and had to pay for the damage. Her parents should be proud.
“Call the laws on her!”

Saturday, June 25, 2016

The NEW Ghostbuster Theme (sigh)

The NEW Ghostbuster Theme (sigh)
I actually likes all four versions of the GB theme from the movies up to the cartoon. Ray Parker Jr's theme song is corny, but really fun and catchy. This Fallout Boy version is not very good. I came to this conclusion after listening to it after three listens. It feels like something out of the mid-2000s more than anything else. 
Was this an out of touch exec at Sony's decision to green light this shitty song?
Ghostbuster is a funny movie with some catchy tunes. Heck, I loved the Bobby Brown theme "On Our Own".
It feels like Sony is trying to troll us with is remake. While I liked all the trailers, I can see why the fans aren't buying this movie. I will see it even if the reviews are bad. However, this remake song feels bland just like the current trend of pop music today. It doesn't bold well for the movie.
Here are a few videos from the GB themes. Enjoy...

I mean really?

Because I am an asshole, I sometimes don't like having interactions with human beings. Today, I had to visit the IRS for some paperwork. I realized I probably didn't have enough pocket change to fill the meter for a long time, so I went to one of the local car washes in the West End. As I pulled up, a homeless man/crackhead saw my car. He looked over at me and waited...waited for me to get out of my car. He was going to bother me and ask me for money. I know the look and the way beggers behave.
I got pissed because I knew he was going to bother me in my current bad mood. So, I sat there in my car and didn't move the car up or out. I just sat there with the engine running, hoping this guy would get bored and get the hint that I wasn't going to interact with him.
Nope. He just stood there waiting for me to pull up and get out of the car. It was a good minute and a half before I did anything. The guy had the balls to think I was going to be his big ticket.
So, I just pulled away from the car wash and just didn't bother because I didn't want to interact with him.
I do want to know what he thought of me simply giving up and leaving? 
If I had more time, I should have sat there as long as possible just to piss him off.  

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Ted 2

Ted 2

Not as biting or sharp as the first movie, but I still enjoyed it more than most did. It has some funny pop cultural moments that make me smile and some of the jokes are funny. However, the movie feels a little bit off.
I liked the move and I was never bored with it, but it felt more like A Millions Ways to Die in the West than the first Ted. Seth MacFarlane's direction is a bit mundane for my taste, but his performance as Ted is still funny. I found myself wanting to fast-forwarding through all the scenes between Ted and Jessica Barth's character.
Dspite the movie not taking in as much domestically as the first movie, the movie did turn out to be a hit because of the international box office take. However, most critics hated the movie.
- Gay rights: The movie is a stand in for gay marriage, but it's overall message is not that preachy. For the most part, these scenes work and are the driving force for all the characters. Given that Seth is a huge fan of Star Trek, the story also feels like that famous episode of TNG called Measurement of a Man. There is even a callback to that episode in the court scene, which I won't give away and only Trek fans will know about it. These scenes have more energy than the scenes between Ted and his wife.
-Star Trek Connections: Speaking of Trek, this movie is FULL of Star Trek actors and references. At one point the freaking USS Enterprise D takes out a character. Michael Dorn shows up and literally dons the Worf head makeup for a joke (Dorn is looking on the skinny side.) Nana Visitor also shows up looking almost ageless and looking really good for her age. Plus, Patrick Stewart's voice makes an appearance again kind of like his X-Men roles.
-The Tick callback: The actor (Patrick Warburton ) that played The Tick on the live action show appears here in a modified version of his old outfit.
-William Shatner/Stephen Collins cameo: I guess there was a Shatner/Collins cameo filmed but promptly deleted and not talked about when the child rape thing came out about Collins. No one really talks about it. But, it was filmed. I guess it had something to do with Star Trek The Motion Picture.
-A talking bear?: I do like that no one really cares that there is a talking bear and pay him no big deal. This is carried over from the first movie, and it is a nice touch.
-Morgan Freeman: Yes, he is in the movie and he is great. He brings a seriousness and he grounds the movie into the real world. He plays a big time civil rights lawyer. He has about three scenes and they're all great.
-Justin Bieber: Rumor has it that Justin was watching this movie and walked out of the theater once the major joke about him occurred. I love that story.
-Amanda Seyfried does look like Gollum: But she s a Gollum I want to have sex with though. That's one of the running jokes in the movie.
-Hasbro is the villain?: Well, kind of. They sidestep it by having the CEO act alone in his evil deeds. And, they then blame it on the other big toy company. This entire subplot-turned driving force never really paid off for me. It is forced and needed some re-writing.
Overall, I can see why the movie doesn't hold up as much as the first movie. The jokes do feel a little stale compared to the first movie. It does have some good moment that make it a better story than many of the comedies in the same time period. While it doesn't hold up to the first movie's crazy nature and un-PC feel, it still comes across as fun movie.
Grade: C+

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Re-post of Sonic and Michael Jackson

Re-post of Sonic and Michael Jackson
I am re-posting this for a friend/co-worker. I mentioned the Sonic 3 stuff and MJ. Game Trailers (RIPD) did this in depth video on the controversy behind the Michael Jackson composing. Sega has ALWAYS claimed that MJ's music was removed from the final product of Sonic 3. GT actually got in contact with someones involved in the Sega company that flat out says that a lot of tracks by MJ were kept in the game. Also, Sega didn't have any of the stages that used MJ's music from Sonic 3 in their Generations game...hmm.
Sega won't even comment on this, which seems odd because they would work with MJ again for Space Channel 5 (parts 1 and 2). Though, I heard MJ jumped ship for Sony's original PlayStation for their launch. Given his falling out with Sony, he would later come back to Sega for the Dreamcast era.
Later, one of MJ producers/musicians released a song called Hard Times by The Jetzons. Brad Buxer, the producer, worked on Sonic 3 with MJ and helped write some of the songs. Buxer was a member of The Jetzons. MJ was influenced by the bass-line in the song for his later stuff like Smooth Criminal.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Random Things

Random Things

~Surgery Time: It looks like my heart is rather weak, so I am going in to have a defibrillator installed into my body. I am not even 40 years old yet and I have to deal with heart problems for the rest of my life. I kept healthy and didn't touch drugs or drink and this still happened. And, the best part is I didn't even have blockage in body that normally happens with people with my condition. At this point, I am a little tired of all the bad news I am getting about my health. Plus, they had to increase my medication, so I am feeling more and more slowed down. I don't even do the ride-share thing as much due to depression and feeling tired. I am certainly at a low point mentally, after the surgery I am going to seek some help. I hope things turn around after the surgery. Look, I am lucky to be alive because I nearly died, and someone had a father die from the same condition I had around the same time.

~Bill O'Reilly takes a moderate stance on gun control: It is a shame that it took an extremist idiot to get him to change his stance. I am for people owning guns and people defending themselves. People who are going to cause you harm aren't going to care about legal gun laws. However, we don't need high powered guns to defend ourselves. It is a bit overboard. I generally take a moderate stance of this thing. I think O'Reilly will promptly forget about this.
~Gator grabs kid and kills him: Guess which state this happened in? Despite the horrible thing that happened at the nightclub. A lot of f'ed up stuff happens in Florida. A gator literally came out of the water and grab this kid and took him away. That is truly messed up. Alligators are some of the meanest creatures on the planet. 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Can you hear me now...on Sprint? (Paul Switched)

Can you hear me now...on Sprint? (Paul Switched)
The pitchman for Verizon is now doing ads for Sprint. And, he even mentions that he USED to work for Verizon. This is a huge middle finger to Verizon. He literally was the face of Verizon for years until they dropped him. I think he was a bit bitter about that. I love this sort of throwing the gauntlet down type of advertising. 

From Fast, (("We reached out to Paul, and talked to him about the progress we've made with our network," says Tovar. "He's obviously been around the industry for a long time, so we asked him to try our service to see what he thought. He was impressed, so we asked how he'd feel about being more than a customer and doing a campaign with us." ))
So, how does Verizon feel about the brand switch from their guy. From the Chicago Tribune, ((Verizon vice president Jeffrey Nelson said the largest wireless carrier had little to say about the pitchman's new advertising gig other than "Paul's a great guy." ))
Then, Verizon came back with a major roast toward Sprint, ouch.
From ((Well, yeah, Verizon heard it loud and clear, and it offered up a mighty burn for Sprint with its response. “They’re using our 2002 pitchman because they’re finally catching up to our 2002 network,” ))
I liked Sprint dancing chick, but my heart still belongs to the AT&T chick. 

Can we bring back that Stoner from Dell ads for IBM or something? I mean he's still around and stuff.

Chris Jericho's first appearance on WWF (Raw is Jericho)

Chris Jericho's first appearance on WWF (Raw is Jericho)
What a great introduction for Jericho. Having him interrupt The Rock was the best debut I've seen on WWF. I knew Jericho was on WCW and watched him a few times, but he never got that push over there due to the older talent stealing the spotlight from the younger talent.
WWF kept having a vague build up to his introduction by having the jumbo-tron glitch with a take on the Y2K bug. And, they called him the Y2J as he was a living glitch himself. And, it all went down on this night.
It is interesting that he talks badly about WWF in the Attitude Era, but Jericho's argument is clearly more in tune with the current WWE PG era. I loved the Attitude Era because of spots like this. It is brilliant way of introducing a new heel,and sticking it to WCW. I loved selfish of the talent during this era and that no one was really a good guy really.
Jericho really fit into the WWF Attitude Era fairly well I felt. And, this was a great start. I also enjoyed hearing The Rock dress down Jericho in his counter response. 
Note: It seems some people in the crowd knew Jericho was coming from WCW to WWF. I also like that Jericho pretends to hear the crowd cheering for him instead of The Rock.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Captain America: Civil War (Part 3 of 3)

-Scarlet Witch: Yeah, she has gone through a lot between Avengers II and this movie. She lost her brother and killed a bunch of people trying to protect her friends. I like that they keep hinting that she is unpredictable with her powers.
-Black Widow: For all the bitching that went on about this character in Avengers II, no one should call her weak in this movie. While she isn't in it that much, she has an important moment at the end of the second act. It makes sense.
-The Vision played by Paul Bettany : Okay, I like seeing the sweater version of the Vision. He has more to do here despite the fact he's not the center of the story . There are some funny moments with him that Paul Bettany handling it rather well. His relationship with SW is handled extremely well too and built upon the last Avengers movie. I love that Bettany still plays him as a guy that is merely a few months old and still doesn't have a handle on his feelings on SW.
The Russo Brothers kept the movie/story going with only a few slow points. However, some of those slower points do in fact stand out. unlike Avengers 2, these slower moments aren't as painful as the farm scenes in Avengers 2.
Due to the larger superhero roster, some of the more modern day spy stuff people loved in the second Cap movie isn't really in this movie as much. This is more of a superhero movie with certain spy elements carried over and a more personal story weaved into the third act.
The special effects are really good for this movie. I loved seeing Spider-Man and team Iron-Man take on Giant-Man. The CGI is pretty much seamless with the practical stunts and effects. However, most Marvel movies look good when it comes to special effects.
Henry Jackman has come back to score the film. It is a completely different style of music from his 24-ish genre type score from Winter Soldier. I like the direction he took here with the symphonic tone. This new score sounds akin to the scores from traditional superhero movies and even has a classical tone to some of themes. Winter Soldier's sore has grown on me, but this score is better and much cleaner.
One of my biggest gripes with the movie are the shaky camera shots. They were a problem in action movies in the early 2000s and I hate seeing that technique creeping into current movies. I really didn't notice it in their second Marvel outing, but it is noticeable in Civil War. I hate it because it takes away from stunt work and special effects. Leave this shit for the video games.
despite its minor problems, the movie handles both sides of the argument fairly well. However, I am more on the side of Cap than Stark. As I've gotten older, I have moved from left to the center with a view of government being too big and overreaching. It makes since to see why Cap would be against the UN tying the Avengers' hands. Too much red tape would slow them down and might cost them lives. Stark has a point and too, He sees firsthand why there needs to be oversight. It doesn't make him a trust villain.
Overall, this is a pure Marvel movie fun with some serious overtones that don't bog down the fun stuff. The writers and directors know how to balance out the script. The acting is top notch and the movie plot runs along at a brisk pace with only a few filler bits here and there. The Russo brothers outdid themselves and further build upon the strong and rich MCU. I can't wait to see them work on the a proper Avengers movie. You've impressed me here. It is time to step up your game, DC.
Grade: A-

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Neil Breen: The best actor/director/writer...ever

Neil Breen: The best actor/director/writer...ever
After watching YMS' review of his film, I feel bad that I missed out of the sheer badness of his “movies”.
Neil Breen, not to be confused with the helmet wearing aliens from DS9, is a guy with a little bit of money deciding he wanted to make “movies”. He is like a cross between Chuck Norris and Shaq (90s era) , but worst. Then, you throw in a dash of William Shatner for extra flavor. And, yes, the man has his own IMDB and wiki pages. If Tommy Wiseau had a younger brother, this guy would be it.
I have never laughed this hard before. 
Plus, it seems his movies all have a dislike toward laptops. As a laptop user, I am offended, sir. #Laptop Lives Matter, son.
And, his twitter page is NOTHING but him spamming his upcoming new movie Pass Thru. Everything is about his new movie on his damn twitter page. Damn, I love this guy. And, like a bad case of dragon-scale here is the new trailer for his latest masterpiece Pass Thru.
From what I can gather, Breen causes a reverse Rapture by taking away all the bad people. And, this movie has a Occupy Wall Street feel to it...which is about five years too late. Way to go, Breen.

Perhaps, this is what the Breen in DS9 looked like under that suit...

Starbucks employee gets caught cloning a credit card

Starbucks employee gets caught cloning a credit card
Yep, this whole video is amazing. We get to see the SB worker admit to cloning this woman's card. I love the way the woman in the car handles the SB girl. I can't that believe this young lady is really remorseful. Since she had a cloning machine, she clearly did this before numerous times. When she saw the phone filming her, she caved however. The SB girl claims she is good person, yet she took this woman's card and cloned it.
This happened way back in January of this year. By the way, I can't find much on the thieving employee that cloned the card. I know that Starbucks fired her, but there is nothing else on her. Did she get arrested? Nothing has come out about her.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Lark Voorhies: The Writer

Lark Voorhies: The Writer
Lark Voorhies (not related to Jason) played Lisa Turtle on that horrible sitcom Saved By the Bell. I had friends that thought she was the hottest thing on that show and had huge crushes on her. I never bothered watching the show. Flash-forward to the 2000s and she is looking a bit different and somewhat crazier than before. It looks like she had so much facial surgery that her face is completely different now. Plus, she had a few screwed up marriages and interviews. 
Here's the best part. Despite losing her mind, she decided to write and self-publish three books. That's right at the height of her breakdown she wrote three books...on her own. Holy crap.
Just look at these reviews from Amazon. They are very amusing.
From Paul Inagawa ((This is quite simply the greatest book ever written, of all time, by a margin so wide that no book penned passed this point could even remotely compare. You want a difficult read? This book makes Ulysses look like a Tyler Perry screenplay. You want commas? You're in luck, because this book has more commas than words. It has so many commas I thought my book was raining. The commas broke my Kindle, which is a relief, because I'll never have to read again until the universe reaches maximum entropy. It's that good. ))
From M ((However, after reading the free preview of this book, I can see that Ms. Voorhies is in desperate need of help. I've seen mentally competent people make spelling and grammar mistakes here and there, and many people with mental disorders write well. Unfortunately, Ms. Voorhies is not one of them. I tried to understand what I was reading, honestly I TRIED. But I could not make heads or tails of this. I've never seen so many commas in a book, and the fact that Ms. Voorhies thought that it was a good idea to put a comma between each word tells you a lot about her mental state. ))
From Herbert, ((This MUST be software-generated random strings of, hoo-ha. Maybe novelty collectors would put it in their collections without bearing to read, it even for Chuckles. ))
Not since Dietetics has a book been written by a bigger crazy person. For all we know, she is trying to start her own religion. Google is selling her books for around 5-6 bucks, but Amazon has them around 10 bucks. I almost want to buy one of these books just to see how crazy they are. 

Monday, June 06, 2016

RIPD Mohamed Ali

RIPD Mohamed Ali
I encountered him twice in my life. He was sort of a big deal here in Louisville. And, the black community embraced him here. I am sadden to see that his life has ended, because he a guy that socially important with his ties to the civil rights movement. (the real civil rights) He was the guy that started the true shit-talking/troll culture. And, he made boxers household names via through pop culture and politics.
Way back in the day, he visited our middle school. I remember walking pass him in the hall and seeing about 30-40 kids hovering around him, trying to get his autograph. Because I was an outsider, I didn't bother trying to talk to him, I wasn't a boxing fan. Plus, I didn't like being around people. I just remember the huge crowd of kids following him around. I believe he knew one of the teachers in the school and it became a big event.
Our local school news decided to do a story on him and they had footage of him shadow boxing. That always stuck in my mind whenever someone mentions him.
Mohamed Ali was a big deal for us locally because he's from Louisville. It seemed every old black person knew him or was friendly with his parents. The second time I encountered him was years later over near St Matthews at a restaurant. It was post high school and I was in a different place in my life. Like before, there was a big crowd of people
Again, I decided not to meet him. I knew he was walking history, but I didn't want to bother him. Most people in Louisville have a story about him or know someone that knows him and so on. I don't generally bother famous people. That's my thing.
He will be missed. 


Saturday, June 04, 2016

Star Wars: Online Auction

Star Wars: Online Auction
Given my fondness for nostalgia, (I just got a big bag of Bazooka Bubble gum. Take that childhood), a guy working for told me about some items on sell on their website.
Basically, these guys are an online auction group. The Invaluable team got in touch with me because they knew I was a Star Wars fan and they were auctioning off some of the actual props from the Star Wars franchise. I checked out what they had on the online auction block and was surprised to see some of the actual props from the SW franchise there.  I am not getting paid for this and doing this because it interest me to talk about some of the items.  
Prototype for Vader's Helmet: This was one of the more final helmet designs for Vader's helmet for A New Hope (originally called just Star Wars). There seems to be some modification from this prototype and the filming one. But it is a good look at history. Check out an entire website discussing the changes to Vader's helmet right here. (His uniform and helmet change between A New Hope and Empire).
They also have a Star Wars section on old memorabilia. Check out some of their Kenner SW action figures. I had a few back in the day, and these action figures spawned the GI Joe ones later. I also loved the TNG action figures that came out in the late 80s too, but it started with the SW ones from 70s and early 80s. I love the Bespin Security guard.  
 Now find me that Bespin Ice Cream guy...


And, many of the items are the actual miniatures from the movie, such as my favorite the Blockade Runner, which made an appearance in Star Wars rebels. This is the very first ship shown on screen, and this ship type makes an appearance in Jedi.  I love this ship. 

The Jabba the Hutt Maquette: This is the one of the models that they based the massive suit on in Return of the Jedi. You can see this model in a few SW Making Of series on Jedi.

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Between a-holes: A thing happened at Arby's

What happens when two major assholes collide? This happens. They're both a-holes from different eras. And, I seem to laugh every time I watch this video.
I guess all this drama started when old guy got pissed off about Ass-Clown spilling soda, and made a comment. Ass-Clown started recording after that. I love that old man just stands there and refuses to walk through the open door and throws the insults right back.
If these two had the fusion power like characters in DBZ, they would fuse into the ultimate asshole-clown hybrid.

Kid gets caught and it gets worst from there.

Kid gets caught and it gets worst from there.
Well, that got elevated rather quickly. This is the reason I never want children. While the kid is an entitled little brat, the mother isn't that great either. Don't hit your son, because it will cause some major problems later on in his life. How did he become such an big a-hole?
It started out as this kid getting caught jerking it to porn and then lying and saying it was a virus. Yes, this virus caused your pants to fall down too. Sure. Then, it gets into some serious stuff about divorce and other things.
And, kid, child support is not the agency you call to get your mother in trouble.
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