This review of the Hitchhiker’s Guide movie is pretty damn damning. Why should you care? Well, because it’s written by a Douglas Adams biographer, M.J. Simpson. Spoiler-ridden, but there’s a link there to a non-spoiler version if you’re so reclined.
In case you were actually trying to be productive at work this week, mayhap you missed out on some mayhem. Never fear, here’s a roundup of some of the best and most disturbed that were chronicled here during the week so you can pretty much blow some time. It is Friday, after all.
Doc was on hand to remind the literate among you about National Poetry Month.
There’s the creepy female robot head soon to become a super-villain in the DC Universe.
The lovely essay regarding the 25 Greatest Moments in Sesame Street, which is necessary since cookies can only be eaten in moderation now, for crying out loud.
We tried to compile our favorite April Fools links, and life wouldn’t be complete without some crazed quizzes to waste your time.
But the winner goes to Siege for posting the Kitten Cannon. Nothing quite like a meowing projectile, is there? (Sorry, Din.)
The Gabfest’s own Heironymous has announced his candidacy for to become the head of the Catholic Church. We here at Needcoffee.com have decided to throw our considerable pull with the Vatican into play and fully endorse Heironymous to become Pope Heironymous I.
To read more about the next head of the Church and his views, check it out here.
To check out his competition, FutureWire has a few links for you.
Jeff Jarvis over at Buzz Machine is talking about the general lack of testicular fortitude among cable providers that could cost you the edgier shows you like on cable…and exactly why these folks are willing to cave. If you think this anti-“indecency” push is as ridiculous as we do, then you’d best start speaking up now.