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Attention Must Be Paid: @thelindsayellis (formerly aka Nostalgia Chick)

There are lots of people out there making content exclusively for the web, but there’s hardly anybody that does it as well as Lindsay Ellis.  A Channel Awesome contest to create a companion show for the Nostalgia Critic series brought her to our attention as the Nostalgia Chick, but it’s clear that Ms. Ellis has a lot more to offer us than a look back at the past – her brand of criticism not only informs, it educates – and that’s an even more rare thing than simply making quality videos. 

Hence, Attention Must be Paid!  Observe:  Read the rest of this entry

Daily Gif: My @Nellachronism’s request

I guess I need 20 bucks in Internet high fives because here we are:


Over the last few months, I’ve become a fan of the Nostalgia Chick show and Twitter, so now, I find myself following show stars @thelindsayellis and @Nellachronism on Twitter, came upon the above request and… yeah.  It’s Saturday morning and I’m editing together a woman getting hit in the face with hot dogs.  Life is most unusual.

(In case you’re wondering, the clips are from the freddy got fingered episode.)



Tom Cruise: patron saint of non-franchise sci-fi movies

Some people don’t like Tom Cruise because of the way he handles his relationships, the religion he practices or his capped teeth. I, for one, still enjoy watching that guy work. Sure, Jack Reacher wasn’t great, but the movie’s lack of quality had nothing to do with Tom Cruise’s performance. Beyond his performance quality, I also admire the choices he makes regarding the films in which he appears. An actor of his status can not only pick and choose his roles, but push a project into production. It’s because of this that Cruise has earned the status of patron saint of non-franchise sci-fi movies. Let’s take a look! Read the rest of this entry

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