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The Weekly Static s01e20.3 – 2018 "Cusack" Series: Hulu's Castle Rock

Welcome to the third and final act in The Weekly Static‘s three-part mid-season finale! As we wrap up this little shindig, make sure to check out Friday's “post-mortem” on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017: Spike’s The Mist; and on Saturday, we unveiled 2017's "little engine that could" MVP: TruTV This time, we hit the[...]

The Weekly Static s01e20.2 – 2017 Most Valuable Player: TruTV

Welcome back to  The Weekly Static‘s three-part mid-season finale! As we continue on with our little "mid-season finale," make sure to check out the "post-mortem" we performed on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017 (Spike's The Mist...though we're still looking at you, Twin Peaks); and tomorrow, we'll be making the case for 2018's "Cusack" show to[...]

The Weekly Static s01e20.1 – 2017 Post-Mortem: Spike's The Mist

Welcome to the first chunk of The Weekly Static's three-part mid-season finale, where we're going to take a look at our personal choice for 2017's "little engine that could" (truTV) and the show we've got the hots for going into 2018 (Hulu's Castle Rock).But first, it's time for a little clean-up by taking a look[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E19: Cool Toys, a Legendary Jesus and XFL v2.0

We want his cash so don't make us annoyed, but he can give all the toys to…The Weekly Static!Because it's not really the holidays without some Kinks, right? So mamma in her 'kerchief, and I in my cap, had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap When out on the lawn there arose such[...]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

Earlier this year, we were treated to his turn as Las Vegas executive Duncan Todd in David Lynch and  Mark Frost's return to Twin Peaks for Showtime, and Fischler is currently stalking our screens as sociopathic mob enforcer Smoothie in Syfy's series adaptation of Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson's graphic novel Happy!.[caption id="attachment_762502" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Showtime[/caption]Fischler was[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E18: Hogan, Hardwick, and Co-Opting Holidays

Sing it for the boys, sing it for the girls! Every time that you lose it sing it for the world! Sing it from the heart, sing it till you're nuts! Sing it out for the ones that'll hate…The Weekly Static!Now that we've gotten our "dos cucharadas" of My Chemical Romance goodness out of the way..[...]

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The Weekly Static s01e17: Sad King, Missing Thrones, No Easter, and More!

I do magic tricks for… The Weekly Static! Whether it's "welcome" or "welcome back," it's great to have you join us as we assume squatters' rights on this patch of pop culture property.But before we get to that that — and not to freak you out or anything — but I think you've got a......crawling on[...]

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The Weekly Static s01e16: Fake News, Fairy Tales, and FTWD

And once you've had enough? Carry on, but don't forget to love…The Weekly Static!But before we go any further, you should know why it is I've gathered all of you together this evening There is a murderer on the loose, ladies and gentlemen...and that person is in this room with us at this very moment.Isn't that[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E15: Harley, Happy!, Walkers, And More!

I'm the king of recap, there is none higher, so sucker MC's should probably call me "sire." To burn my kingdom, you must use fire, but I won't stop rockin' till...The Weekly Static!Now while I work on getting my cockles up to a respectable level of warmth, take a minute to check out your...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEYyBU7FqZ0So with[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E14: Murray, Marvel, A "Million" Moms & More!

Give me some rope I'm coming loose, I'm pulling for...The Weekly Static! Welcome back, everybody...glad you could join me again!But before we get ready to trip the light fantastic on the sidewalks of New York… here it is!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKpB_w8t0U0So once more with feeling - here’s a quick reminder about what this is all about: The Weekly Static is[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E13: HBO, ROH, NFL, LOTR, MST3K, And More!

Turn up the lights in here, baby...you know what I need. Want you to see everything...want you to see all of the lights…of The Weekly Static!But before we get started and with a bucket of apologies to Kanye West and Rihanna, it's time to cry "Havoc!" and let slip the dogs of war… because here it is!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8rVEK3HR8wSo one more[...]

The Weekly Static: Interviews E01: Ring Of Honor Wrestling's Jay Lethal

Feel free to visit ROH's main website to find out how to live PPV events online and check out past ROH shows.[caption id="attachment_741523" align="aligncenter" width="600"] RING OF HONOR / George Tahinos[/caption]The Weekly Static: Interviews is our semi-regular-depending-how-this-goes series spotlighting individuals or groups from television, cable, streaming and the intertubes The Weekly Static considers itself an[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E12: Attack On Titan, True Crime, And Kevin Spacey

Can't get it out of my head! Miss it, kiss it, love it, this post is...The Weekly Static!But before we get started, break out those Little Orphan Annie decoder rings, kids… because here it is!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BY68BriGP0gSo let's get you squared away with a quick reminder about what this is all about: The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E11: Gonzo, Guy Fawkes, And George R.R. Martin

Lookin' at my Gucci, it's about that time — so welcome back to The Weekly Static!Now just hold on, give me a second — I know it's around here somewhere... here it is!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bN5vhvIAqY8In case you’re new to the neighborhood, let me get you squared away with a heads-up about what this is all about: The Weekly Static is[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E10: Kaepernick, Camp Rock, And 'Keiser' Söze!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, cats and kittens! Welcome back to The Weekly Static!But before we get started, it's time for another...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mronRVvdmwIn case you're new to the neighborhood, let me get you squared away with a little reminder of what we do here: The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E09: Scully And Scary And Sleazy…Oh My!

Welcome back to The Weekly Static on a very sunny and chilly Friday the 13th in the northeast, which is perfect weather for hockey mask-wearing and head of your dead mother-carrying — so here's hoping you take advantage of it!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYquKiVJAlEIn case you haven't drank the Kool Aid quite yet, here's a little reminder of what[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E08: It's Time For Our Special Q&A Edition!

Because a decent chunk of these five days has been dedicated elsewhere, we're going to take a break from looking back at the week that was and answer some of the questions/comments you sent me through social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).But first, it's time for a...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMl6HnhFFIAAs I've mantra'd for the past seven episodes, The[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E07: Scary Pumpkins, A 'Wild' Dogg, And More!

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends! The Weekly Static! The Weekly Static!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Db7Ym2-lIkAs I've mantra'd for the past six episodes, The Weekly Static is my righteously desperate-yet-endearing attempt at finding the lighter side and an interesting perspective on the past week in the land of the networks, cable, streaming, smoke signals, cloud[...]

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The Weekly Static S01E06: Harmon: Trollhunter, Emmy F-Bombs & More!

We're looking for a man with a mole on his nose.Security Officer: A mole on his nose?Maddie Hayes: A mole on his nose.Security Officer: [to Maddie] What kind of clothes?Maddie Hayes: [to David] What kind of clothes?David Addison: What kind of clothes do you suppose?Security Officer: What kind of clothes do I suppose would be[...]

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The Weekly Static (9/8/17): A Look Back At This Week In TV Land

Cool? Okay, back to my one-man ego stroke...So welcome back to  The Weekly Static, my humbly sincere attempt at comedy (fingers, toes, and every other available and crossable body part crossed) thinly disguised as look-back at the week that was in the land of television The goal of The Weekly Static? Why, let me lay that[...]