Weekend Round-up and Open Thread, Anyone? Bueller?


SWE Brick

-A Lego Ferris Bueller diorama just won a Swedish “Adult Fans of Lego” contest, where the goal was a build based around a vehicle.

-My wife asked to borrow my absolute nerdiest outfit for an audition. Did I do good?

-A robot that can do your dishes, really slowly.

-EPCOT is replacing Norway’s “Maelstrom” ride with a Frozen attraction that I’m sure Norwegians will be happy to claim as patriotic triumph…not.

-The new Equestria Girls 2 trailer is pretty terrible.

Grand Theft Auto for PS4. Let me preemptively say it will probably be sexist.

-Yes, goddamn it, I am dying to try Burger King Japan’s new black burger. Grrrrr. Since I can’t, let me brood over here with my Crow soundtrack.

-Oompa, Loompa, Doompa Dee Raptors, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has missing chapters.

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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