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It’s the knees bees
Do bees have knees?
Now that is an early DP.
by: Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
Like trains of cars on tracks of plush
I hear the level bee:
A jar across the flowers goes,
Their velvet masonry
Withstands until the sweet assault
Their chivalry consumes,
While he, victorious, tilts away
To vanquish other blooms.
His feet are shod with gauze,
His helmet is of gold;
His breast, a single onyx
With chrysoprase, inlaid.
His labor is a chant,
His idleness a tune;
Oh, for a bee’s experience
Of clovers and of noon!
0517am, might be a good idea to think about getting showered.
Didnt I – didnt I – didnt I see you cryin?
I think that I may never see a poem as lovely as a bees knee…
Earbuddies double win for me this week. I played the cello in school so the Lord of the Cello is a definite excellent find for me. Plus, I really liked Rocco DeLucca as soon as I heard “the twangy and the slide”. Thank goodness for Spotify.
They’re getting the band back together:
I’m also really surprised to head “Joyful Procession” (pachelbel canon in d) on the Lord of the Cello album as this piece is the bane of every cello player. 8 whole notes across 2 bars repeated 16 million times with NO CHANGE whatsoever.
The sun isn’t up, why am I suppose to be.
That sucks. Assassin’s Creed 3 is out on console but won’t be out on PC for another three weeks. What’s that about?
Jack Mangans Deadpan #257: Rabbit Knees
Promo – Out of the Coffin Podcast (http://www.outofthecoffin.com/)
Ed from Texas
The Energizer Bunny
Vanamonde (first of the week)
The Evil Dead reboot is happening. What do you want to happen in this new film? Vote now http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/23ZSXGG
Cynful calls from the road
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Closing Music – Rabbit Knees
I did my Survey Monkey duties
CP:Main Title/The Ice Planet Hoth — John Williams
I downloaded the XCOM demo for the XBOX last night. I have to say that the gameplay is faithful to the original and the console gamepad is perfect for directing one’s squad. I may have to pick this one up. The computer demo is out as well and I might try it out, but so far I think I’ll prefer the console version.
I’ve been playing the PC version for the last few days. Killing and capturing aliens is hard :alien:
I’m a sucker for turn based strategy games.
Might the demo a go tonight, but I really need to get a preorder in for Halo 4.
I’ve had my fill of Halo. Still waiting for Half-Life 3.
I’ll still give it a try. The trailers looked pretty good.
That does not compute!
Ugh NY/NJ… Jack I hope your NJ fam is safe
Month end begins.
Not only is “Empire Strikes Back” my favorite SW movie, it’s my favorite of the scores. The string section “Rescue From Cloud City” is fantastic.
It was all downhill from EMpire.
Luckily, Empire was a pretty tall hill.
Yes but that’s like saying it was all downhill after Aliens…
ROTJ gets a bad rap and The Clone Wars TV show has produced some of the best Star Wars to date.
Yeah, and your point is? (cos it was all downhill from Aliens for me)
That’s what my point is. Saying a film series “goes downhill” after its best film is as obvious as calling the sky blue.
But it’s not blue at night! Ha!
The bloody ewoks! that what fucked up ROTJ
I’ll lie down now
Its fun to see how trendy Ewok hate has become since Jar Jar. No one gave a good god damn back in the day.
Now, read this and weep/rejoice
I forgot to put the link but that ok…its down at Ed’s post
Nothing trendy about (where I’m concerned) , I didn’t like them back in the day when I watched ROTJ on a rather poor quality pirated video tape.
Ill grant you that if it was on Kashyyyk instead of Endor as originally wanted it would have been better. But honest I heard no one round here complaining until Ep 1. Jive?
That’s the name of my alternative universe female twin.
Or how a dyslexic spells a certain famous irish singer.
Speaking of Star Wars
Ed beat me to it! I dont know if I am going to rejoice or kill myself. Of course, “Star Wars Angry Birds” has about done me is for all things Star Wars. I never thought id join the gang of haters (and I still havent) but its getting to saturated even for me.
And, they’re going on to make episode 7. Can’t wait to see what Disney does to Star Wars. Then again, hard to do much worse than Lucas lately.
I agree with you, save that IMO the prequels at least ended on a high note with the pretty good Ep 3. Seriously, people who hate the cuteness of the Ewoks should utterly fear this move.
@ZachWeiner: Worrying that Disney will ruin Star Wars is like worrying that a second iceberg will dive down to hit the Titanic.
Somewhere, someone is playing the Episode 3 Darth Vader “NOOOOOooooo!” clip repeatedly.
This one: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/darth-vaders-noooooooooooo
I don’t know why these links aren’t pasting correctly.
Also (and yep I’m gonna belabor the point to death), Tim Zahn has already written what most feel are the definitive Eps 7-9 in The Heir to The Empire Trilogy. Making anything else that those will be a travesty greater than any prequel.
I read the first one..and didn’t want Thrawn to lose, which he would have to do in the Star Wars universe, so didn’t read the rest
I don’t claim all my decisions are rational.
And I dont clam all my dimensions are national.
That’s a lot of clams…
Who knew I’d kick off such a debate just by saying which score I liked best? 🙂
Such is the fun of playing in the Deadpan playground.
Yep. That’s what you get for using a loaded weapon.
YOU DID!!!!!! YOOOOOOO KNOOOOOOOOOO!!!
Tickets booked for the new Bond flick.
The new Bond movie doesn’t come out for another week and a half here but we do plan to see it when it does.
Honestly, I think this is pretty cool news. “Star Wars” being modeled after an old time serial like “Flash Gordon” makes it ripe for more story telling from different eras and perspectives.
You take your coolheadedness back and you take it back now!
Okay. If only they could have replaced the Ewoks with Care Bears, especially if they had Union Jacks on their chest.
My Little Pony. With frak’n rainbows. AND LAZERS!!1!
They chop of their hands and candy comes out.
Mmmmm. Sweet, sweet candy.
That guy’s codpiece is quite disturbing.
Now THAT’s a technological terror.
Also, I’m trade marking the name “Darth Mickey” right now, so everyone that uses that term hence forward owes me a dollar.
We’ll buy that for a dollar?
Or 50 Canadian pennies.
99.2 to be exact…
*pushes up glasses*
Hubby says that the new Star Wars movie might be better than the others since Lucas may not have full control like he did the others. We’ll see.
You are sooooooo late on the Darth Mickey concept:
Van, especially for you:
I would like to see a segment of (my favorite show ever!) QI tackle that question.
It’s alien killing time
Cool, did you join the Border Patrol?
(the view expressed on this post does not necessarily reflect the views of Jack Mangan’s Deadpan or its affiliates)
This is Arpaio County.
Does Jack own pink boxers?
He left them here.
And now that I think about it, Disney here has Star Wars themed items all the time. Lucas must have been in their back pockets for quite some time.
Oh my god it’s full of stars:
That was your oh so obvious film reference for the day.
This is Halloween.
Today’s Google doodle is cute
I liked it! 🙂
I liked that :cheerful:
Memories of a youth gone by…
WAAAAYYYYY gone by.
On my playlist. :cheerful:
I will not be dressing up as Uncle Fester tonight.
I enjoyed the new Bond flick, but I do pine for a villain who wants to rule the world.
Oh and my memory of Chemistry is dim, but I was under the impression Hydrogen Cyanide kills by clogging up the ATP reaction in cells and does not destroy bones.
I’d look but I’m afraid Googling “How does Hydrogen Cyanide kill” on my work computer would end in black suited gentlemen coming down and asking questions.
Bunny shows no fear
Shouldn’t we be concerned with how quickly she had that information at hand? Just saying! 😉
Watch out for cookies tasting of almonds..
Bunny doesnt work in a Gov office.
Bunny works from home so can use a personal computer to look up stuff she wouldn’t dare on a work computer.
Im going to be dressing up in a Poodle skirt (well, its actually a cupcake) and my hair in a ponytail.
Since Im blonde & still have my girlish virgin innocence in me, it dawned on me to be Sandy from Grease, but…
Not enough talc to wear the leather trousers?
I shall now make like a tree.
I have a black leather mini-skirt. I’ve never needed talc for that.
Carry one of those squirt bottles with the fan attached to it.
You can go as “sub-tropical Sandy”.
Tell me more, tell me more.
I’ll be doing the Monster Mash.
— Look at that — 2 jokes in one comment!
CP: Insanity (Medium Version) — Oingo Boingo
Fuck. Someone just told me that Leia is now officially a “Disney Princess”.
Im fucking out I think.
She fits the mold. Disney almost always kills off the mother. And when they don’t, the mother is evil.
Oh well. Guess I have to get used to her and Mulan and Cinderella all hanging out now.
i actually may cry.
oooh, Air Canada has a “secret service”
Personally speaking, I don’t like flying Air Canada. It’s West Jet all the way for me.
Once in flight, they get all the back-bacon they can eat.
Some PC zealots clearly don’t get the idea of what a costume means.
I hate the 21st century.
For some reason I would have expected this behavior to come more from Apple zealots.
Is their “secret service” called the “Hanoi Butterfly”?
Oh no you di di moa!
It’s snowing. That’s what little ghosts and goblins ask for when they have to go out in the evening, isn’t it?
Potentially wonderful. (Watch the trailer if you can)
I heart Guillmero Del Toro.
I wish he were directing, too
… and speaking of Mash-ups …
Bobby Pickett vs. Echo & the Bunnymen
hmmmm… fits together way too well
Prepare yourself, ZP likes the new Xcom game:
Wow, that doesn’t happen very often
I’m bad. I dipped into the Halloween snacks.
CE: Hawkins Cheezies
Toss some out please
I forgot that I’d actually tasted Stephen Hawking Cheezies.
In honor of Halloween I give you a minute of awful music and dancing from Friday the 13th Part IV
Making final preparations for the scareining!
by giving us a minute of awful music and dancing?
That was Lo Pan. Me? I had a B-52 shooter.
… and then adjusted some lighting and carved some air holes in a pumpkin.
Then, since I’d had no report from the first shooter, I sent another down after it to find out what happened. Still waiting on the report.
Mean while … I need to go break up my brick of dry ice.
Since it is Halloween, this should scare you.
CW: The Booth at the End S1 E1
Although calling it episode 1 is a misnomer as it looks like it was split upto 5 minute chunks.
Your Halloween costume is invalid:
Having “ridden” the Star Tours attraction several times when we went to Disneyland and having both of the kids go through “Jedi Academy” I’m pretty comfortable with Disney bringing Lucasarts completely into the fold.
And, I did have to smirk when I saw the “Disney Princess” label show up in my Facebook feed on a picture of Leia.
Of course, it could go horribly wrong…
The costumes were cute. The Trick-or-Treating was fun. That’s a wrap. (not a lame mummy pun)
I think we broke a record last night. We only had one kid come to our door.
One as well, although I cheated by ignoring the window taps for the evening.
Good Morning Pan. Happy All Souls Day. We only had 9 trick or treaters and one was the 3 year old neighbor.
My desk is covered in papers. Had to move a bunch just to get at my keyboard. Silly month end.
Another chance to pick up a couple of Kameron Hurley’s novels in ebook format:
Oh WordPress, whyfor you keep my comments? Saying I have a book should not be worthy of flagging. You however, seem to be worthy of flogging.
Waiting at the DMV, excuse me in Arizona it’s called the MVD.
It’s always nice to see the line grow behind you.
Put a N in front of that makes it more sinister.
I was just at the DMV this morning too.
I’ve been to hell I’ll spell it,
I spell it DMV.
And those of you who’ve been there know precisely what I mean.
Actually, AZ DMV is a caramel-covered joy compared to the NJ facility, which is right on the same lot as Rahway Prison.
I’ve never had a line up or wait at our DMV. Maybe you guys are doing it wrong.
Wait, you and lostralph went to the DMV together? Which one of you changed your name?
I can’t speak for you guys but, here in Alberta, you go to the DMV once a year to renew your car registrations and once every five years to renew your driver’s licence
I have a question. Whenever I have a video game delivered to my house, the person delivering it always asks if it’s a gift for someone. Is it my age or the fact I’m female that people assume I’m not the one the game is for?
It’s your height.
pffft! Not all of us can be amazons, like most of the Deadpan seems to be.
Besides, short is cute. *goes in a corner to sulk* :pouty:
Small, but fierce! And short *is* cute. 🙂
Short, cute amazons!
Funny, I get those same questions when I have leather teddies delivered.
I’m finding ‘The Booth at the End’ compulsive viewing, just a pity they are so few episodes.
I do believe it’s on Hulu for those in the live in the USA and for those outside of the USA with VPN connections.
I haven’t even heard of it – looks interesting!
Another freebie on the app store:
On reflection, I didn’t notice any Amazons on my visit to Phoenix, so who did I miss?
When you’re only 5’2″ all women are amazons to you.
From the latest Ansible:
Paul Krugman, introducing the Folio Society edition of the Foundation trilogy, has an Atwood Moment: ‘Maybe the first thing to say about “Foundation” is that it’s not exactly science fiction – not really. Yes, it’s set in the future, there’s interstellar travel, people shoot each other with blasters instead of pistols and so on. But these are superficial details, playing a fairly minor part in the story.
Foundation not scifi….I’m off to roll on the floor laughing.
Since all those things don’t count as sci fi, what does nowadays?
It’s a Whedon deal of the day on amazon.com today:
Honey you know its GOTS to be that way
I will not acknowledge the validity of your comment, sir.
Well played…for now. Swanson shall return…
Its late in the year…but I think we may finally have a winner for FUCKING WORST SONG OF THE YEAR 2012 EVAR
If you can get thru it all Ill give you a metaphorical 5 dollas
Awkward, he killed a teddy bear
However, that hair cut looks good on MC
I did not eff’n say awkward. I said, awwwww. Stupid autocorrect
“Awkward” somehow seems to fit, however.
Yes, that may be the 2nd worst song ever produced by the Cyrus family.
It’s raining. What’s that about?
Bitches love cake.
And that has exactly what to do with rain?
Forgot the recipe did you?
And I’ll never make that recipe again.
Van, we’re making dinner. In your recipe the other day, what kind of beans were those in the tin?
WANT baked beans over toast.
And cake. Which bitches love
Interesting . . .
Fuck meeeeeeee, Belhaven Scottish Ale is creamy delish
I miss beer
You’re “Miss Beer” ?
For any of you who are willingly (or even forcibly) moving to Windows 8 – Dell is giving away the Ebook edition of “Windows 8 for Dummies”
The punchline is left as an exercise for the reader…
Hubby’s marking papers. The question is, how has technology changed how we live over time?
One answer: in the old days, people didn’t know what technology had to offer so they didn’t even try to do anything
Those Pyramid builders were lazy bums…
They only had ONE BUTTON on their game controllers!
And they whipped the slaves up hill both ways to and from the pyramid construction site!
Some of the answers make us feel very old
CL: Bears – Zebra
Who’s behind the door?
Tell Me What You Want.
Take your fingers from my hair.
Another answer from last night:
“Back in the olden days, phones were bigger so people would have giant bulges in their pockets and it was uncomfortable.”
Hubby just can’t get them to understand we didn’t have “pocket phones” at all. They couldn’t go in your pockets because they were attached to the wall. Again, made us feel old.
Is that a phone in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?
All our gaming peeps cancelled for tonight. Oh well, hubby and I will just have to win on our own.
Or perhaps… choose a different game.
wink wink nudge nudge
We actually just picked this game up in the last week. http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/65244/forbidden-island
We haven’t played it yet but t seems to play a lot like Pandemic but is not as brutal and difficult to win.
Man, we’d love a gaming group.
Come on over. We’d be happy for the company.
That would be fun. Teresa and I are still waist deep in Star Wars Miniatures.
Hubby picked those up. We haven’t played yet though
It plays like a more streamlined version of DnD Minis, faster and less complicated. My wife had grown fond of blasting me with an AT-ST (and in the case of my daughter, two AT-STs). So I had to upgrade to keep my Jedi’s intact. Getting the dude from The Force Unleashed helped level the playing field. 🙂
Did you know?
Over 700,000 people will be diagnosed with Severe Sepsis this year and of those, 210,000 will not survive.
Severe Sepsis/Septic Shock is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.
(“Sepsis” is an overwhelming infection in our body that our body overreacts to.)
It is not only for the elderly or the overtly sick person. It hits anyone at any age.
Take care of yourselves and your loved ones. Early detection and early treatment are key factos to survival.
*Pixie steps down from the nirse soapbox and puts down the megafone*
There goes my plans of getting a severe infection this year. Paging Scott Sigler, paging Scott Sigler.
I was under the impression it effected the elderly less as their immune systems are too compromised to overreact to the infection
I realise this is a case of a caveman trying to explain quantum physics to Stephen Hawking.
I’m completely wrong in this case, I was getting mixed up with the bird flu.
Never mix your Bird Flu with your Severe Sepsis. The hangover is horrific.
It ends up looking something like this:
But enough about work…
Well hubby and I played two games without our company. Forbidden Island and Lords of Waterdeep. Both good games.
“Theres someone in my fruit *cellar*!”
/thats what I heard
… that’s not always a bad thing.
ugh. I heard fruit *salad* not cellar.
Got to spend my morning hanging out with 1400 middle schoolers doing a “junkyard wars” build competition. My daughter was one of the competitors and her team did pretty well with the bridge they were given to build.
So were you allowed to coach from the sidelines? 😉
Over troubled waters?
Almost all the issues of Omni collected online:
I loved that magazine … until they went all, “UFO wonky”. Until then though … they had some GREAT Sci-Fi short stories.
I still have a few issues around here somewhere.
Fans of 8bit music should check out this collection:
Use the coupon “levelup” for a 25% discount.
The short film that appeared before Brave in the cinemas can now be watched online:
CD: Odell’s Cutthroat Porter
My new favourite dou. You should watch their videos. NSFW
I’ve never heard of them, although the one on the right looks vaguely familiar.
I just found out about them today. Their songs are oh so not PC and often have colourful language. They are fun
http://www.nerdist.com/2010/09/i-dont-understand-job-nsfw/. (Very NSFW)
I know the really tall blond one (Riki Lindhome) from The Big Bang Theory where she played Ramona (the grad student that was keeping Sheldon too busy to do anything but work). I can’t figure out where I know the shorter one (Kate Micucci) from based on her IMDB page, but I know I’ve seen her before.
CD: Green Flash Brewing – West Coast IPA
Spam has it’s own key.
Wreck-It Ralph is awesome. Stop what you’re doing now and go see it.
That is all.
I agree completely. My daughter and I saw Wreck-It Ralph yesterday and it was, indeed, awesome.
Thirded, it’s right up there with the better Pixar material. When alien eggs get laid under Candyland, you know you have a winner.
Glimpses into 3 different sub-cultures this weekend:
1: The crowd at the theater screening of Evil Dead 2 (your current survey subject). Pretty awesome to hear the theater erupt for the “Groovy” line.
2: At a lure dog race. Wow, those middle-aged dog people………
3: An evening of roller derby. Wow, those derby girls…….
Sounds like some good duel of the fates material right there….
<3 Derby Girls!
There was plenty of cleavarrgghh om display, but some of the girls were adorable.
Is to just me or does it feel like the sun was up an hour earlier this morning?
I don’t it seems to be rising later, and later, around here.
That was so last week.
For those interested in Formula 1 racing, a tweet I did a spy:
@rallytravel: Kimi, a driver from the era when they didn’t need the Engineers to wipe their backsides for them! #F1 #kimi #legend
Ed: That is AWESOME that your daughter was in the engineering competition. I believe that girls doing science-y things is A Good Thing. 🙂
I decided to forgo my usual jaunt and have a night chilling and not thinking about having to get up at 5am.
Ordinarily “a night chilling and not thinking about having to get up at 5am” would sound like a good thing. I hope all is well, Van.
It is Jack, just not doing what I usually do on a Sunday night.
Have you heard me fiddle? cat’s sing better.
CW: Dambusters Declassified
A documentary dispelling some of the myths generated by the classic movie.
I hear you babe. Damn Americans thinking it’s all about them 😉
Spam, has it’s own key.
I must say, I’m quite pleased with what I’ve seen of the school district we inherited when we moved to the new house. The school she’s in has been a challenge for all of us in the family – she’s learning material that her mom and I didn’t pick up until high school, and we were both valedictorians, so we weren’t exactly slouches. It is my greatest hope that she’ll be able to talk about things ten years from now that I won’t be able to wrap my head around.
I assume that was part of the appeal of the move? Glad to hear it, Ed. You’ll have to let us know when she asks for homework help and you’re stumped too.
Enjoing a Dan Baltic Porter and thanking the heavens that its all about Americans.
It’s been a few years, but Lagunitas Brown Shugga seems a lot hoppier this time around. Shame.
Happy Birthday, Desert Pixie.
Happy Guy Fawkes Day, Van!
Taking Jack’s cue, Happy Birthday Desert Puxie.
Yes it’s that time of year when effigies are burnt, fireworks fly, and the Fire Bridgade stamp on the pyromaniac tendencies of young children.
/growls at phone
Happy Birthday Desert Pixie!
Happy birthday, Desert Pixie, Guy Fawkes Day!
Yea Desert Pixie!
“BOO” Guy Fawkes but “YEA” his day.
Happy Birthday, Pixie!
Add my birthday wishes to all the others Pixie. Hope you have the bestest birthday ever.
There was a beautiful chinook arch this morning. Of course, that always means nice weather too.
Happy birthday Pixie! Happy birthday Guy Fawkes! Happy birthday Mrs. Rhettro.
November 5th seems to figure prominently in the Pan this year.
Happy Birthday Mrs. Rhettro! Make sure he knows how lucky he is 😉
“Remember! Remember the 5th of November!”
Happy Birthday Mrs. Rhettro!
Happy birthday, Mrs. orttehR!
Good breakdown of the politics behind the NHL strike:
Went to see Wreck-It Ralph yesterday. It was only in 3D. So I left.
*lifts fist in solidarity with ditto*
FIGHT THE POWER!
CP: Kismet — Manooghi Hi
How many of our clan (not limiting to male) are going to participate in Movember?
I will not but interested in the numbers (not able to grow)
Is there an option for those of us who already have a mustache?
My hubby grows a beard every winter. It has nothing to do with Movember. Just keeping his face warm.
Would NaMoGrowMo be when you attempt to grow 50,000 words by month’s end?
Since my beard grows in ginger and grey I will continue to shave throughout the winter.
After reading last year’s Penny Arcade comic about it, I decided not to participate.
Well Pan, in the arty cinema waiting for this film to start:
“Schoenaerts exudes masculinity that is both effortless and troubled”
Me? I exude trouble that is both masculine and effortless.
As many South American communists only know too well.
Thanks, Deadpan for the birthday wishes! Its been a fun-filled weekend and today is going to be spent with my loved ones!
*Pixie hugs all*
Yeah Pixie hugs!
So I noticed on FB on my birthday, Nevermore’s agent left me birthday greetings. Of course on my wife’s birthday freaking Warrel Dane leaves a birthday message. I guess she does have sexier legs than me.
Don’t mess with Dragon Baby. 😉
Well a very poor showing on the bonfire front on the estate I live on.
Just two smallish fires..sheeeesh.
Girls & basketball dont mix
Happiest of birthdays to all you crazy panites having one today!
Is this something like going to the bathroom in packs?
/better make my coat bulletproof….
You are actually Batfink and I claim my five groats.
Disclaimer: With a slight hint of shaky barf cam.
I wonder what the rulebook looked like for the game this went to.