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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 […]

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

So it’s time for Father Christmas to give us some money, ’cause we don’t mess around with those silly toys. We’ll beat him up if he don’t hand it over. 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 […]

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

While I was getting myself acquainted with Patrick Fischler‘s filmography, one thing came to mind pretty quickly: he’s clearly an actor who refuses to be typecast, with a versatility to his craft that’s made that possible. Fischler is definitely not a stranger to genre films and television, with 2017 being a particularly strong year for […]

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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 […]

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

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 […]

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

It’s the weekend, kids! Time to spill out on the streets of stars and ride away. Try to find out what you are, face to face. 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 […]

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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… […]

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

Give me some rope I’m coming loose, I’m hanging on you. 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! So once more with feeling – […]

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

Get ready to turn up the lights in here baby…extra bright, I want y’all to see this. 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 […]

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

So as an “equal-opportunity opportunist” and self-professed wrestling fan since NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Road Warrior Hawk at 1986’s Great American Bash in The City of Brotherly Love, I’m honored to have Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling’s very own Jay Lethal as our first guest. Jamar Shipman would debut as Jay Lethal in October 2001 […]

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

It’s drivin’ me out of my mind, that’s why it’s hard for me to find. 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! So let’s get you squared […]

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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! In 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 […]

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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… In 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 […]

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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! In case you haven’t drank the Kool Aid quite yet, here’s a little reminder of […]

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

In honor of New York Comic Con 2017 (translation: we’re all busy as $#!& to be living normal lives between October 5th-8th), we’re going to be doing things a little differently this week. Because a decent chunk of these five days has been dedicated elsewhere, we’re going to take a break from looking back at […]

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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! As 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, […]

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

David Addison: That’s because we’re not guests. 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 […]

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

Some serious business to get to first: love and healthy vibes go out to everyone who’s been impacted or are about to be impacted by Hurricane Irma. Please get the hell out if you haven’t done so already, and make sure to use social media to check in with your family and friends. You’re all […]