PANDEMIC Episode #27

Cooper and Sofia escaped the Trump Tower, only to find themselves on the abandoned winter streets of Chicago. With no help, no hope, and only five bullets in the one gun they have between them, Cooper will be faced with an impossible choice that will challenge his very humanity.

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Book III in the INFECTED Trilogy

PANDEMIC Episode #26

The infection spreads not just through America, but through the entire world. China is the next nation to feel the sting. And at home in the US of A, Chicago is in chaos, suffering the brutal one-two punch of raving psychopaths and the bitterest Lake Michigan winter the city has felt in decades. And on the USS Coranado, Dr. Tim Feely research points toward a future of not just disaster, but total extinction of the human race.

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WAYNE’S WORLD 25th Anniversary

Story Smack Episode #11

Wayne's World 25th

Can you believe it? Twenty-five years since WAYNE’S WORLD landed its most-excellent ass in theaters. If that shocks you, you are old!

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Book III in the INFECTED Trilogy

PANDEMIC Episode #25

The nightmare of the Chicago Trump Tower continues as Cooper Mitchell and Sofia try to find a way out, but if they do, what will they find on the streets of the infection-ravaged Windy City? And, Steve Stanton comes of age and asserts his control over the new reality of a changed world.

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JOHN WICK & the danger of killing random dogs

Story Smack #10

John Wick Story Smack

We’ve got some of our own storytelling afoot, with a few things in the works that ate up every spare moment of this week — so here’s a shorter StorySmack to talk about the fantastic flick JOHN WICK. And hopefully, soon we can tell y’all what’s got us so busy.

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2016’s Most Expensive Movies

StorySmack Episode #9

2016's Most Expensive Flick

Yes, 2016 saw some serious coinage being tossed about Hollywood in a festive manner. But which of those obscenely bloated budgets was the biggest and girthiest? And did those huge expenditures result in equally huge profits? Your FDØ and ARealGirl get into the numbers game on this week’s StorySmack.

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PANDEMIC Episode #23

Murray Longworth is in the White House’s situation room with the people who are in charge of responding to the infection, the people who will decide the fate of the United States, and the world. It’s DEFCON time. Meanwhile, Cooper Mitchell is still in the boiler room, dealing with the of what is happening to his friend Jeff Brockman. And, Margaret Montoya drops a bombshell on Clarence Otto. With this news, their lives will never be the same. .

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RESIDENT EVIL is worth one beeelion dollars.

StorySmack Episode #8

Residen Evil movie franchise

This week Scott and A discuss the Resident Evil franchise. We talk about all five movies current available for at-home viewing, and our experience marathoning them this month.  It’s been a wild ride, and we’re excited to go see Resident Evil: The Final Chapter this weekend!

Even if you’re not into these games or these movies, the success of these films can’t be ignored. And, honestly, they’re better than you might think at first.

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Book III in the INFECTED Trilogy

PANDEMIC Episode #22

Cooper Mitchell and Jeff Brockman partied hard to celebrate a job well done. Now, Cooper wakes up to find that things are breaking down, that the city of Chicago has become a most unwelcome place. Their former boss, Steve Stanton, has become something new. He is also in Chicago, but will soon find himself embracing the Chicago carnage in a way very different from that of Cooper.

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Hollywood lessons learned from 2016 box office

StorySmack Episode #7

2016 Lessons Learned StorySmack

Yes, 2016 generated an all-time high in box office revenue, but when you adjust for inflation how successful was it, really? Is Hollywood heading for major crash, a-la the music business of the 90s and the publishing biz of the oughts?

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We cover that in this episode, as well as:

  • What were the Top-10 highest-grossing films of 2016?
  • The influence of Chinese investors and the Chinese government on Hollywood.
  • What year set the record for attendance, not for revenue?
  • Why it’s better to root for the Dark Side.
  • The evil that is Herbie the Love Bug.

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Books Scott read in 2016

People often ask me, “Hey, FDØ, do you read books?”

To which I usually respond, “How dare you. How goddamn dare you, you sonofabitch. How DARE you question my commitment to literature?

I am a goddamn Man of Letters™. I have degrees and shit. I’m educated AF. I have a library with many pleather-bound books.

I am literature […]

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PANDEMIC Episode #21

The United States government is distributing an innoculant to protect people against the coming infection, but are people willing to take it? Will they believe, and will they believe in time to make a difference? Margaret Montoya’s transformation reaches a critical phase, and in the Situation Room of the White House, Murray Longworth is a […]

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Friday the 13th (the original!)

StorySmack Episode #6

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It’s Friday the 13th, so what else would we cover but FRIDAY THE 13th? The original, people, not a remake, not a reboot, not a sequel, but the carnage-fest that started a billion-dollar franchise. A first-generation slasher film that created many copies, this horror classic is slathered with the blood of horror movie history.

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Oh, you want cheese? We’ve got your Velveta-drenched nacho treat right here with the original FRIDAY THE 13th theatrical trailer:
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PANDEMIC Episode #20

Dr. Tim Feely discovered that he could pinpoint infection outbreaks by looking for statistical spikes in the consumption of cough drops and other medications that treated the pathogen’s symptoms. While that worked in the small population of the Operation Wolf’s Head task force, he’s waiting to see how his model works with the population of the United States. SEAL team commander Paulius Klimas was force to name one of his own as a subject of an inoculation experiment, and will soon learn of the results of that experiment. And, In Chicago, Steve Stanton, Cooper Mitchell and Jeff Brockman partied till the wee hours of the morning, celebrating a job well done. They will awake to a world that has already begun to change.

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Galaxy Quest!

StorySmack Episode #5

Galaxy Quest

If you haven’t seen Galaxy Quest in all this time since 1999, let’s just say you’re missing out. Or, more correctly, if you’re a fan of this ‘cast, or scifi, or nerdom and you haven’t seen Galaxy Quest … you’re totally missing out. Just trust us, see it.

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