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Alternate Titles: "Monster Mashups"
- Special Co-Host: Otto the Autopilot
- Tonight's Beverage: Unnamed grapey beverage & Crown Royale (without cheese).
- We make another unkept promise (SPOILER ALERT!) and warm-up with more weird weather talk about our record-breaking winter and back problems.
- My Tracks for Android.
- Dirk explains his "girlfriend" Hermione.
- Discussion of David Letterman's retirement and Stephen Colbert taking over.
- Politics. (Oh no.)
- Classic South Park Token moment, though it's missing the 2nd part where he plays:
- The real-life reference models for Archer characters.
- Terminator 2 revisited as Otto atones somewhat.
- Your best place to get mash-ups: www.bootiemashup.com
- Lorde's "Royals" was inspired by George Brett of the Kansas City Royals?
- A detailed rundown of the war crimes Sharon Osbourne committed upon Ozzy's first two solo albums, replacing the bass and drum tracks so as not to pay royalties. Bitch.
- The Jennifer's Body "evil" reference.
- States where necrophilia is legal, but sodomy isn't.
- Neve Campbell on Mad Men and the poor ratings of the season premiere:
- Discussion of Basquiat and how it connects to Dirk's visit to the Andy Warhol Museum.
- The oxidation art scene Dirk refers to starts at 2:55 in this video:
The real Warhol and Basquiat:
- Joffrey's dead (yay!) and the latest Game of Thrones on Facebook strip.
- Spoilerific discussion of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and what we think the best and worst comic book movies. Deep nerdery ensues. A lot of it. Plus how Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has improved as a result of the movie.
- Peter Dinklage in Living in Oblivion, his first movie; showing he's been always a pimp!
- Odds and Ends: The Heartbleed bug is making a mess and here's the passwords you should change; Paul Walker's brothers will help finish Fast & Furious 7; Lindsay Lohan's show is getting cancelled; if you Like General Mills on Facebook, you can't sue them; quick thoughts on the tired Anchorman 2; Orphan Black starts this weekend and Tatiana Maslany's looks...
...Google Camera warns you when you're shooting vertical video, but this...
- Gratuitous photo of Monica Cruz, Penelope's younger sister: