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

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I’m only twenty-three for another hour, give or take, but I’m a fan of yours and I need a good mistake. I’m not a sinner or preacher, all I have is slight of hand. 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…

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…crawling on your shoulder. Hold on! Think I got it!

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 formations, and shadow puppets.

Our goal? Pretty simple:

● Offer a blunt, honest perspective on a handful of random TV news posts from the past week that also highlights your relentless team of news-thirsty Bleeding Cool writers and the quality work they do.

● Spotlight a news item we missed, but we’re pretty damn sure you’ll find it interesting.

● Feed my insatiable ego with humble offerings of praise, adulation, social media shares, pizza, Superman Funkos, and a plethora of Eisner Award nominations. And at least one write-in vote in the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election (and I wish I was joking about that one).

Hulkamania Triumphant as WrestleMania 3 Venue Survives Attempted Demolition

Neil Gaiman’s Present to Us All on Christmas Day – A BBC Adaptation of Anansi Boys

Steven Moffat: Doctor Who Is Not Just for Progressive Liberals; It’s for Brexit Voters, Too

American Gods Season 2: Will Easter Get a Passover?

WWE Legend Jerry “The King” Lawler Talks Sexual Assault, Women’s Equality in Sexist Rant

The Exorcist Showrunner Jeremy Slater Ain’t Got Time for Twitter Homophobes

CBS All Access Books Passage to Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone

Twelve Forever: Netflix Nabs Julia Vickerman Animated Series for 2019

Georges St-Pierre Forfeits UFC Middleweight Title, Future Up in the Air

HBO 2018 Promo: Westworld, Sharp Objects – But No Game of Thrones?

Barack Obama-Joe Biden Animated “Bromantic Comedy” In Works With Conan O’Brien Among EPs

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“An animated high-concept adventure series featuring Barack Obama and Joe Biden as time travelers in search of a better future has brought production company Titmouse and Conan O’Brien on board as executive producers.

‘Barry & Joe: The Animated Series’ is in development, described as a “bromantic comedy” by creator Adam Reid. The project was jump-started by more than $100,000 in pledges from liberal die-hards via Kickstarter since its August launch…”

About Ray Flook

Proudly serving as TV Editor, Ray started with Bleeding Cool in 2013 as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought aboard as staff in 2017. Counting John Cusack as his pop culture "spirit animal," his "word fu" stays strong as he continues trying really hard to be the sheppard...

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