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Alternate Titles: "A Huge Dinner of Meat" or "Not Above Slumming"
- Tonight's Beverages (not mentioned on air): Heineken (Dirk); Crown Royal and pop (Otto).
- Presentation of gifts commemorating Otto's co-hosting the most shows.
- Mop up about the Shat episode last week; how long Chris Claremont wrote X-Men; Desmond Crisis (which was in last week's show notes).
- Dirk reviews HBO's Silicon Valley.
- The stunning crash and burn of Semi Precious Weapons as they changed from this...
Zoiks! This is the first time Dirk saw them in June 2008 (segment runs from 6:00-8:12):
This is the original release of their debut album; the one you want; BUY THIS:
- The part with the story about cleaning the kitchen starts at 10:00:
- Edgar Wright has left the Ant-Man project and how James Gunn and Joss Whedon reacted.
- A preview of a future discussion over David Goyer and Craig Mazin's comments about Martian Manhunter and She-Hulk.
- How most movies do 3D wrong because they don't adapt to the needs of the format. James Cameron explains what Hollywood is doing wrong.
- Otto reviews the new Godzilla. Discussion ensues.
- How cute Shelly Long was in Caveman and how Janeane Garofalo was cuter than Uma Thurman in The Truth About Cats & Dogs.
- Dirk reviews X-Men: Days of Future Past. Discussion ensues.
- Dirk talks about his trip to Western Michigan last week staying at Castle in the Country, Allegan, MI:
The weather the whole time:
Miss Abby, post-heavy winter feeding:
- Restaurants discussed: Casa Real in Otsego (Mexican, excellent and cheap); Salt of the Earth in Fennville (hippie foodie crap, way overpriced, avoid); Stella's Lounge in Grand Rapids (burgers & beer, excellent, fun, cheap); Ciao Amici's in Brighton (Italian, excellent, reasonably pricey).
The burger from Stella's:
The burrito from Casa Real:
- The Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids.
THIS IS NOT ART!
Now that's a big horse:
The book on the making of it:
- Odds & Ends: Bill Murray crashes a bachelor party; Led Zeppelin is being sued for stealing the riff from "Stairway To Heaven"; the "father of G.I. Joe" passed away; legendary pinup photographer Bunny Yeager died; Macklemore performed in an anti-Semitic costume; Kimye get married and the NY Post takes hilarious note; Emma Watson graduates college.