Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Directrospective #3: Paul Verhoeven Sampler

Frightened by excessive violence and sexuality? Well then you may want to stay far abreast (hem) of this episode: it's time for another Directrospective, and this time the boys are sampling the sultry repertoire of super-nerd Paul Verhoeven! Films this week include: #28646, 'Robocop'; #31380, 'Basic Instinct'; #34343, 'Starship Troopers'; and a few others which I don't know the numbers for.

And all this on a non-prime-numbered episode? Asynchronous!


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Topics this week include:
- Paul Verhoeven (super-nerd).
- 'Turkish Delight'.
- 'Robocop'.
- 'Total Recall'.
- 'Basic Instinct'.
- 'Starship Troopers'.
- 'Hollow Man'.
- 3D printers and 3D printer forums.
- the West Antarctic ice sheets and Factorio.
- 'Obvious Child'.
- the aquatic ape.
- the Verhoeven Coven.
- 'Robocop' statue commission.
- Joel's PBotW: 'She-Hulk', 'Guardians of the Galaxy', 'Lazuras Vol. 2: Lift', 'The Wake'.

Essential Quotations:
- "... featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, and an alien with three boobs!" "Yeaaaaaa."

SPOILERS:
- Jon has been drinking soylent, and receiving tripods and books off of Amazon. That is his life.
- Do you want to live forever?