Real World Recap – Wow, Dunbar Annoys the Shit Out of Me. Friday, September 28, 2007Posted by The NY Kid in Fuck You Nibbles, MTV, reality TV, undergroundBTO.
This episode opens with the roommates getting a package from Contiki (the well-known “young adult” travel agency), and the girls go absolutely apeshit. This is followed by Cohutta proclaiming that he is concerned about working with them because none of the girls have ever had to work. Isaac and Dunbar agree, and they all sit around bitching about how they are capable of working so much harder than the girls (sexism much?). With that thrilling beginning to the episode, how could you possibly avoid joining me after the jump? You can’t – it was a rhetorical question.
Survivor: Boobs! Everywhere! Friday, September 28, 2007Posted by ladyandrea in Lady Andrea, reality TV, survivor.
Previously, Chicken was just too funky for these folks and was sent packing. Tonight, we’re back with Fighting Tiger the morning after Tribal. We don’t seen any grieving for Chicken; instead, we see Smarmy, Condescending Dave addressing the rest of the tribe like they are mentally-challenged 5 year-olds. He has his ideas about the shelter and they better fall in line. We get a talking head with a guy I swear they just flew in for this episode; where was he last week? His name might be Erik. (more…)
Your Morning Rock – Friday, September 28, 2007 Friday, September 28, 2007Posted by Yostal in music, music video, Yostal, Your Morning Rock.
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I’m on my way to Sweet Home Chicago for a weekend of Michigan football and meaningless Tigers baseball, so in honor of the state of Illinois, here’s a underrated 1990s classic from one of Champbana’s own, Hum.
Your Morning Rock – Thursday, September 27, 2007 Thursday, September 27, 2007Posted by athleticsupporter in athleticsupporter, jerkwheat.
Tags: chuck berry, rock, YMR
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Happy Thursday Y’all.
Urban HIMYMs: “Wait for It” — THIS IS SO GOING IN MY BLOG! Wednesday, September 26, 2007Posted by Yostal in comedy, Gen X&Y, How I Met Your Mother, Posts that should have more humor, Reasons why I am single, Television, Things too long to read, Urban HIMYMs, Yostal.
Ladies and gentlemen, I’m back. After about a month off, I’m shifting gears here on DeadOn and I’ll be presenting a season’s worth of recaps for How I Met Your Mother. Welcome to Urban HIMYMs.
I feel very lucky to have been in on the ground floor with HIMYM, in that it is arguably my favorite sitcom currently on the air (it runs neck and neck with 30 Rock). If I feel a special kinship with Ted Mosby, it’s because we’re the same age, still single, and we both worry that one day Bob Saget will be doing a voiceover of our lives. But I do feel like so many of the pop culture references are aimed directly at me. So, if I am a little too sympathetic towards Ted, please understand why. And with that, on with the recap.
(P.S.: There may be no rhyme or reason to this effort the first few times out. There will be spoilers, you have been so warned, but for right now, I am just trying to get my sealegs as a recapper.) (more…)
House: Season 4, Episode 1 Wednesday, September 26, 2007Posted by gordonshumway in gordonshumway, House.
Tags: I haven't posted in months
So last night was the season premiere of House and I couldn’t be happier to again share my Tuesday nights with Hugh Laurie, the sexiest thing with a cane since Mr. Peanut. I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t spend the last four days watching Season Three in its entirety to prepare myself for tonight’s premiere. I’d also be lying if I said that I didn’t eat Cool Whip for breakfast, so who knows if I’m a credible narrator.
Last night’s episode, titled “Alone”, opens with a young man standing in the parking lot of an office building, trying to convince his girlfriend to leave work so they can go see Star Wars (Episode 4) in the theatre, which makes me wonder how this guy has a girlfriend in the first place. When he starts to apologize for getting upset with her, perhaps relieved that he’ll have the freedom to masturbate in peace, the building starts to tremble and eventually collapses.
It’s never really explained why the building caved in but suffice it to say that I added “Freakish Building Collapse” to the list of reasons I’m glad I’m unemployed, right above “Can Spend Weekdays Pretending Neighbor’s Springer Spaniel Is My Own”. Oh sure, I don’t have insurance and I’m out of so-called “solid foods” but at least I’m not going to be buried alive under a pile of rubble and rebar and toner cartridges.
Cue the Massive Attack, opening credits, and commercial break. (more…)
Your Morning Rock/New Music Tuesday – September 25th, 2007 Tuesday, September 25, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, music, music video, New Music Tuesday, Your Morning Rock.
Alright gang, I’m out of here for a week starting tomorrow so this is my last post for a few days. You should have some fine substitute teachers here for class over the next few days, so treat them right and rock out accordingly. As for today…
MOTHERFUCKIN DETHKLOK!!! IN YOUR RECORD BINS!!! MEEEETAAAAAAL!!!!!!
But what else? JUMP!
Your Morning Rock – September 24th, 2007 Monday, September 24, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, music, music video, Your Morning Rock.
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We’re not even through September and the football season is already dead to me. CURSE YOU FOOTBALL GODS!!!
Ask Tuffy – iMazing! Sunday, September 23, 2007Posted by Tuffy in ask tuffy, tuffy.
Tags: my shoe is on fire
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Ask Tuffy has an exciting announcement to make. Through my covert network of readers (hi Mom!), I have discovered an amazing product that will soon hit the market. Now you, gentle reader, will find out about this astonishing new development in an Ask Tuffy exclusive here only on DeadOn for Dick Clark Productions. (more…)
Saturday Morning SBTB Saturday, September 22, 2007Posted by ladyandrea in HOYAY, Lady Andrea, SBTB, the balls.
In a new feature here at DeadOn (and because I just got the SBTB DVDs) I thought I would take us all back to the Saturday mornings of our childhood. Well, most of our childhoods. I’ve discovered that anybody born between about 1976-1983, give or take, tends to have really fond memories of the gang from Bayside. So I’m going to start bringing you two recapped episodes every Saturday morning. We’re working chronologically based on the production codes of each episode because that is how they were filmed and intended to be broadcast. Join me today after the jump for “King of the Hill” and “Fatal Distraction.”
Real World Recap – Gay Mardi Gras is Kind of Redundant, No? Friday, September 21, 2007Posted by The NY Kid in the balls.
This episode opens up with the roommates sitting around at home discussing the fact that the upcoming weekend is the gay and lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney (which apparently is some sort of international capitol for the gays). Cohutta lets everyone know that he doesn’t want to go since homosexuality makes him uncomfortable (shocking point of view considering that he’s from Georgia), although he says he might go if KellyAnne walks next to him so that everyone knows that he isn’t gay (how enlightened!). Follow me after the jump for the rest of the ridiculousness.
Survivor: What’s the matter? Chicken? Friday, September 21, 2007Posted by ladyandrea in Lady Andrea, reality TV, survivor.
Shots of the Great Wall and then Probst welcomes us to a Buddhist monestary. We meet the survivors: a former Miss Montana, a lunch lady, a Christian radio talkshow host, a gay Mormon flight attendant, a University of South Carolina honor student (maps, like such as), a chicken farmer, a professional poker player, a professional wrestler, a 4th grade teacher, a grave digger, a jewelry designer, a Nashville singer, a surfing instructor, a NYC waitress, a bartender and former model and a 20 year-old student/athlete (youngest ever). Please let there be puns made about “grave digging.”
Snake. Lightning. 16 people. 49 days. One Survivor.
Your Morning Rock – September 21st, 2007 Friday, September 21, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, live music, music, music video, Your Morning Rock.
ok, so the backwards video itself was a neat thing – but doing it live was pretty sweet too
Your Morning Rock – September 20th, 2007 Thursday, September 20, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in the balls.
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Hey, it’s Thursday already! That’s a good thing!
Your Morning Rock – September 19th, 2007 Wednesday, September 19, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, music, music video, Your Morning Rock.
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Happy Hump Day! This time next week I get to go on vacation finally. I demand it be next week already.
Your Morning Rock/New Music Tuesday – September 18th, 2007 Tuesday, September 18, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in albums, jerkwheat, music, music video, New Music Tuesday, Your Morning Rock.
STONE THE CROWS! It’s another week of multiple noteworthy new releases!
Huzzah for new Ben Lee! Let’s hit the jump for the weekly rundown…
Your Morning Rock – September 17th, 2007 Monday, September 17, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, music video, Your Morning Rock.
Le Sigh….twas a harsh weekend. Let us move forward with some morning rockage.
Ask Tuffy – Tastes like bulging Sunday, September 16, 2007Posted by Tuffy in ask tuffy, tuffy.
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I admit it; I’ve become lax in eating right and working out. Still, I don’t feel too motivated to do much about it. I don’t think I look that bad, frankly. I feel okay, too. When should I consider getting back to the dip in the dieting roller coaster?
Wobbly but Not Down in Walla Walla
Dear Wobbly, (more…)
Real World Recap – Boys Will Be Boys Friday, September 14, 2007Posted by The NY Kid in Fuck You Nibbles, MTV, reality TV, undergroundBTO.
Oh, kids, where will this all lead? The episode opens with Dunbar, Cohutta and KellyAnne out drinking at a bar. Clever watchers/readers will know that this is quite the trio, as Dunbar believes that KellyAnne is in love with him when in reality she has a crush on Cohutta even though she claims that she doesn’t. Cohutta, after giving a passable impersonation of “Blue Steel” (look it up, bitches), flirts with KellyAnne, telling her “I’ll teach you life lessons.” Follow me after the jump for more southern charm.
Your Morning Rock – September 14th, 2007 Friday, September 14, 2007Posted by Jerkwheat in jerkwheat, music, music video, Your Morning Rock.
Ok – so as Orson at EDSBS and Holly from Ladies… (and here too!) have been kind enough to let us know – its Hate Week for a lot of us college football fans. Be it Florida/Tennessee, Notre Dame/Michigan, or my own personal inferno of rage for the week – Arkansas/Alabama. This weekend is about nothing more than pure fucking rage and hate and FOOBAW!!!!! So, let us get through this god-awful Friday and let the Saturday drinking begin as soon as possible. In the meantime…