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Old 08-02-2021, 11:52 PM
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I thought I knew about all the mainline Mario games and their ports, but today I learned about Super Mario Bros. Special.


It's sort of a port of Mario 1 for the PC-8801 (an 8-bit computer made in Japan in the early '80s).



I guess it can stay in the dustbin next to Dangerous Dave in Copyright Infringement.
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Steven Spielberg is making a new version of West Side Story!


I don't know how to feel about this. Was the original movie so good that it can't be improved on? No, of course not. Will Spielberg take the story in new directions that will take it away from the West Side Story identity? I'm afraid the answer will be yes.
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Old 09-27-2021, 07:13 PM
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You can only survive in a Bag of Holding for ten minutes before you suffocate!


So the D&D nerds have actually discussed what happens if you put living objects in a BOH, or pull one over your head, or whatever.



And they've decided that if you put a BOH inside another BOH you'll create a rift that will suck everything within ten feet into another dimension.
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Old 10-10-2021, 03:52 AM
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My parents were big fans of MASH, so of course I knew about the spinoff AfterMASH. The amazing thing that I learned today is that Rosalind Chao was one of the stars of it, and she married Klinger!
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Old 11-08-2021, 03:50 AM
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apparently laurie anderson wanted to make an opera based on the thomas pynchon novel gravity's rainbow??

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Old 11-08-2021, 02:19 PM
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For some reason Picard has two versions of a Shakespeare omnibus in his ready room.



And he gave one of them to Data only to get it back.
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Old 11-09-2021, 08:08 PM
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amanda palmer covered a momus song.
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Old 11-21-2021, 05:16 AM
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So I'm a big fan of turn-of-the century alt rock, but today I learned that there's actually a distinct term for this: minivan rock. YouTube playlist.
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Old 11-21-2021, 11:09 PM
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The Cotard delusion is when someone believes they are dead, do not exist, or lost important internal organs:

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Old 11-26-2021, 03:38 AM
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So I'm watching the CinemaSins review of The Fugitive (one of the few R-rated movies that I've seen, mainly because I didn't know it was R-rated at the time), and this "Sykes" character looked familiar. It turns out I was right, it's the actor (Andreas Katsulas) who played Tomalak. The amazing thing is that he also played G'Kar on Babylon 5!



Granted, I haven't watched much B5, but G'Kar is quite a memorable character. I wonder why I never made the connection.





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