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Heroes Live-Blog the Third

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Lest you forget, Topless Robot‘s increasingly mean Heroes live-blog will start promptly at 9 p.m. EST. Sorry for you folks who see Heroes later, but now it just mean we know what preposterously stupid plot points occur and what bizarre, utterly inappropriate ways the characters are acting despite their previous two seasons of meager development a few hours before you do (or weeks, for our Topless Friends in foreign lands).

I was willing to forgive some nonsense when the show premiered two weeks ago, since it had a plethora of twists (some good, some bad), but last episode seemed very much like they were making it up as they went along. Heroes has already squandered my goodwill, and I already regret agreeing to live-blog the entire season. Don’t let me suffer alone! Pull up a fifth of vodka, and stop by!

About Author

Robert Bricken is one of the original co-founders of the site formerly known as Topless Robot, and its first editor-in-chief, serving from 2008-12. He brought the site to prominence with “nerd news, humor and self-loathing” as its motto, raising it from total internet obscurity to a readership in the millions, with help from his savage “FAQ” movie reviews and Fan Fiction Fridays. Under his tenure Topless Robot was covered by Gawker, Wired, Defamer, New York magazine, ABC News, and others, and his articles have been praised by Roger Ebert, Avengers actor Clark Gregg, comedian and The Daily Show correspondent John Hodgman, the stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 and Rifftrax, and others. He is currently the managing editor of io9.com. Despite decades as both an amateur and professional nerd, he continues to be completely unprepared for either the zombie apocalypse or the robot uprising.