Archive for October 30, 2012

Rangoon Riffs: Halloween Party


Rangoon Riffs: Halloween Party by TheIsleofRangoon

For those of you slackasses still trying to figure out your costume for Halloween, why not take a little advice from this short film by Encyclopedia Britannica, because when you think “fun”, you think Encyclopedia Britannica! Sunny Jim and Starch have things to say about it too.

How Hungry Hungry Hippos Happened


How Hungry Hungry Hippos Happened by TheIsleofRangoon

Ever wonder how terrible things happen? We don’t, because we know, and we’re here to share those terrible secrets with you.

Witness the stunning truth behind how a game involving four plastic gluttons and a pile of white marbles made the leap from the hall closet to the multiplex.

Congrats to Diamanda Hagan & The Omega Geek!

We just want to give our best to Diamanda Hagan and The Omega Geek, who done went and got married in Washington DC. Congrats you two, and here’s to many more years of you scaring the crap out of us, together.

Rangoon Reviews: Pinocchio 3000


Rangoon Reviews: Pinocchio 3000k by TheIsleofRangoon

Disney, Benigni and Drew Carey… they all did better than this stinkburger. Torchy may have been banished back to the netherworld of children’s entertainment but the granddaddy of all robotic puppet boys is here.

Starchibald and Sunny Jim face off against Pinocchio 3000, a hellacious disaster of a morality play “starring” Whoopie Goldberg, Malcolm McDowell and Howie Mandel.

Enjoy. We didn’t.

How the CW’s Beauty and the Beast Happened.


How Beauty and the Beast Happened by TheIsleofRangoon

Ever wonder how terrible things happen? We don’t, because we know, and we’re here to share those terrible secrets with you.

Here we examine how a late 80s drama with bad lighting about the forbidden love between a cop and a furry became a CW vehicle featuring the forbidden love between two very pretty people, one of which has a scar.

The other one might be a cleverly painted plank of wood. The jury’s still out on that one.