You know, even with my fawning love of Tron, it’s very hard to masturbate to masturbate to completion when the new Tron Legacy trailer is only available is a bootlegged cam version and is so fuzzy and indistinct. It’s not impossible — especially once you get to the middle of the trailer, and the Recognizers and the disc throwing and the Jeff Bridges — but it is more difficult than I would prefer. The official trailer is supposed to come out later this week; when it does, I’ll be posting almost immediately. Hey, I might post it twice. Depends on how saucy I’m feeling.
You understand that when I say “posting,” I also mean “masturbating,” right? You do? Just making sure.
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.