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Overnight/Weekend Open Thread – The Toys of Summer

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“Out in the stores today, I saw a Spawn head sticker on a Nicktoon pack…”

In other last-minute stuff…

Stargate Universe doing a $50 million Kickstarter?

-Realistic Mario is a real headache.

-“In Medical First, Scientists Implant Lab-Grown Vaginas in Humans.” Headline says it all.

-NASA is building a flying saucer to Mars, which will ironically lead to Martian documentary Earth Attacks! feeling oddly familiar.

-“Normally, to get your name on a coin you have to fight in wars and shit.” And thus is Insane Clown Posse currency born.

-Universal Studios may be replacing King Kong 360 3D with a Fast & Furious attraction.

-Johnny Cash becomes a cartoon.

-Patton Oswalt sings “Let It Go”

-Human evolution may split us into Eloi and Morlocks some day, says one guy.

-Michael Bay, pretending to care, talks a little bit about how Transformers 4 is part of a new trilogy, and Lockdown’s part in it.

-Good news: chocolate toothpaste. Bad news: It’s $100.

-If I really believed it would happen this time, I might be upset that Kick-Ass 2 guy is rewriting Masters of the Universe.

-The planet established in the original Star Wars as being uninteresting, and not central to the universe, will be appearing yet again onscreen.

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