Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: Documentary Now

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it is parody of things many would not think to parody.

I speak of the IFC series Documentary Now.

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Outtakes And Bloopers From Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base

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If you enjoyed SNL’s Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base sketch, be sure to check out some bloopers and outtakes after the cut.

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Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base

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In case you missed it, Saturday Night Live had a sketch featuring Adam Driver going undercover as a lowly technician on the Starkiller Base to see how people really feel about working for the First Order and about their boss Kylo Ren.  Video after the cut.

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ICYMI: SNL Gives Us Some Surprising Force Awakens Screen Tests

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Shaq auditioning for Chewbacca is exactly what you’d expect.

The Star Wars: The Force Awakens hype train continues (as if it needs it) as Saturday Night Live and JJ Abrams share some rare screen tests for the new film.  See it after the break.

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SNL To Stream Soon

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NBC has announced that its new streaming service Seeso will run almost the entirety of Saturday Night Live.

Yeah, not everything, but close to it…

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Non-Geek TV From The Geek Perspective: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart

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There’s a lot of TV out there, and some of it basically ended last week while I was out of the country, but I decided to stay up to midnight in another country to see the conclusion anyway.

This week, I’m covering The Daily Show With Jon Stewart.

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Original SNL Cast Member Dies

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Actor George Coe has died.

Don’t know who he is?  He was actually one of the original Not Ready For Prime Time Players.

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SNL Cast Beg Micheal Keaton To Play Batman And Beetlejuice Again

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For many of us old-ish geeks, Michael Keaton was our Batman and Beetlejuice was a classic.  It’s been a long time since he’s played either.  The SNL cast attempted to remedy that Saturday night.  For those in the US, check out a high quality copy of the monologue.  For the rest of us, or those joining me as well on the lazy side, check out a lower quality (but very watchable) version after the break.

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Gabbing Geek Exclusive: The End Of Age Of Ultron Revealed!!!

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Ok…not the real ending of Age of Ultron.  And…ok, not really an exclusive either.  But in case you missed it, here is the excellent Avengers sketch from this past weekends Saturday Night Live hosted by Thor himself, Chris Hemsworth.

There’s some bootleg copies floating around the YouTubes, but visit comicbook.com for a high quality version. SNL is also available on Hulu for those so inclined.

Why Sharks Stick to Tornados Instead of Freshwater Lakes and Rivers

So it wasn’t scary enough to go into the ocean, apparently someone was surprised that sharks wouldn’t swim upstream and plague our lakes and rivers!

These scientists (also known in academia as “dicks”!) now know why sharks only eat us in the seas. 

Few animals make the move from saltwater to freshwater habitats; a slew of physiological and ecological barriers limits this. And for sharks, it’s because they’ll sink, according to a new studypublished in the Journal of Experimental Biology last week.

Whew. What a roller coaster. Now, we  just need to watch out for landsharks. 

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