17 Stories You May Have Missed: Chicken Gimp Suit, Lego Mario, Weaponized Horse Crap, More
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SummerSlam happened this weekend (result: John Cena gets time off to make movies), as did my best friend’s birthday, so it’s a treat to catch up on things that happened elsewhere, about which I did not know. With the aid of Kyle LeClair, here are some reader-submitted stories we might not have caught otherwise.
This week’s tipsters include: troi, Anyone00, jaganar, SlyDante777, Gallen_Dugall, Timely_Flower-Hermit, Dr.Gonzo82
1. Sexy Bob-omb.
Check out level one of Mario 64 in Lego, pilgrim.
2. Chicken Flesh Gimp Suit.
It’s really a pretty poultry guise.
3. Get Some Head (Shots).
This year’s Halloween horror mazes give you guns to shoot back at zombies. No way that can go south…
Red Dwarf is coming back! Prepare to flash back to a more innocent age when young sci-fi viewers thought “Rimmer” was just a character name.
5. Old Queen Coleman.
Not that The Mirror is remotely reliable, but it does seem that Jenna-Louise Coleman may be on her way out of the TARDIS. Who can fill her spot? Yes.
6. Felling Like a Horse’s Ass?
In the new Metal Gear Solid, total horseshit can save the day. Literally.
7. Jaws 3:16 Says I Just Bit Your Ass.
Steve Austin discusses how he’d fare against a shark. Syfy presumably will offer him way too little money for the movie rights.
8. Poke Me, Mon.
I’m pretty sure “Mega Slowbro” is what my siblings call me.
9. I Am Beaut.
Until Hasbro makes official Dancin’ Baby Groots, one guy made his own, and can show you how.
10. It’s a Trap!
What would you put in the “fanny pack for your rack”?
It squishes air to start a fire? I’m sorry, you said “slam rod” and my mind went in a totally different direction.
I’m not entirely sure that neutron bombs are a good idea if you want to start a colony later, Galactic Civilizations III.
13. Pop Goes the Weasel.
One of the inventors of pop-up ads apologizes. I say we fit him with a “blocker.”
14. Crowning Glory.
Head transplants work, except you’ll be paralyzed and die soon after.
15. A Robosexual Lifestyle.
If you can hang in there 11 more years, the government might pay for your sex robot.
16. Forward, Until Dawn.
Larry Fessenden is working on a game that looks a million times more expensive than any of his movies…but not necessarily that much better.
17. Flashy in the Pan.
Spirograph pancakes were almost certainly not the brainchild of a stone-cold sober person.
Let the Browncoats Tell You About a Man Named Jayne
There's nothing I like ending the day with more than nerdby Rob Bricken
Bandai’s Samurai Sandtrooper is My Favorite 6″ Star Wars Figure so far
toy-people.com I showed you Samurai Vader back in June, as I wondered
About The 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