Jul
17

The Cycle of Batmania

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"I think it's a film about tonsils."
"I think it's a film about tonsils."

After you turn thirty, you occasionally have moments that make you feel old. I know this is not a unique observation, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. This week sees the arrival of The Dark Knight Rises, the conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s “Dark Knight” trilogy. I’m going to assume that last sentence is unnecessary. It’s an “event” movie, like Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or Cool As Ice. The media hype and subsequent social media fanaticism around its release is phenomenal. EVERYONE is going to see this film. It has formed a bridge between mainstream audiences and nerds alike; if this movie was Ferris Bueller, you might say it was a righteous dude.

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Jul
8

Welcome to the new and improved TOFOP website!*

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Okay, I know what you’re all thinking.

What the hell is TOFOP doing with a professional-looking website? Look, we know we sometimes come across like the village idiots of podcasting, with our non-plugging in of microphones and losing of episodes, but deep down we have dreams. Not Martin Luther Vandross (I think that’s his name) type dreams, but we do see a future in which veteran T-Baggers and the yet-to-be-aurally corrupted can come together and share in our particular brand of whimsy.

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