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The Weekend Hangover: Electric Condoms, RoboHorse, Heroes Nobody Wants, More



Some show you stopped caring about is coming back as a miniseries. With the help of Kyle LeClair, here are some of the other weekend stories and discoveries you might have missed.

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-You don’t get a black Doctor, but you do get another black Doctor companion.

-The 30-foot Coruscant Tapestry tells the whole story of Star Wars. Creator will presumably re-stitch in 20 years, claiming it was the plan all along, but there just wasn’t the money for it at the time.

-Today is the Monday, but for the Hulk Hogan it is the go back to WWE go fuck yourself day.

-The oldest known real-life Batmobile predates Adam West and is ready to roll.

-When Robert Rodriguez does this, it’s annoying. When a videogame developer does it…?

-Stage dry-run footage for Chris Farley’s “Matt Foley” character has presumably been hidden all this time IN A VAN DOWN BY THE RIVER.

-Come…with me. To…the sea….THE SEA OF MAN-BUTT.

-Robots inspired by termites? Nothing can possibly go wrong there.

-During Black History Month, a Florida town gives Citizen of the Year award to Vanilla Ice.

-Wil Wheaton was Chris Hardwick’s college roommate, but the straight-edge thing doesn’t seem to have rubbed off on him.

-A free-to-play musical first-person shooter. I don’t get it, but maybe you will.

-How badly do you want a lightsaber in Disney Infinity? Badly enough to by every toy released so far? (Rhetorical question; the answer is obvious)

-The wrestling ring entrance that involves a robo-dinosaur, and we don’t mean Hulk Hogan.

-Braille printer made from Lego.

-Lego Batman closes your school the way you need right now.

-An American Tail: Fievel Sucks Dick?

Treachery in Beatdown City is a good game title, at least.

-IDW reprints some very strange retro love stories. I Dunno Why.

-Kaiju Fashion Models. Ron Perlman needs to harvest their organs.

Jada Pinkett-Smith to play a villain named “Fish” in TV’s Gotham, which explains the Penguin’s diet.

-One is an annoying, repetitive cartoon character. The other is Scooby-Doo.

-“A national clown shortage is on the horizon.” Why so serious?

-New Guardians of the Galaxy poster. You’re welcome.

-Robo-pooch, giant zombie conjoined twins in sailor suit, gushers of blood…I do believe I’m in.

-“This is ground control to Major Dad, you’re making us look baaaa-ad”

-Kids do the Oscar movies, thankfully avoiding the phone sex stuff from Her.

-Comne along, Pond…to ABC.

-If you thought you could never masturbate to Tetris, think again.

-Trying to correct Conan O’Brien? It’s a trap.

-Contraception can be shocking, even to the non-religious.

-Speaking of condoms, they may be mandated in porn now, but they are disappearing.

-Yes, compulsive texters SHOULD be put in the cone of shame.

-Original Zelda, Oculus Rift style.

-The RoboCop remake we should have gotten.

About Author

Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist