Welcome to December.
We're back, and more importantly, back on time.
Tis the season to shop early, often and excessively.
Lucky for you, our weekly trip around the internet is still free of charge and full of cheer.
Last week was Black Friday. This Friday is Black Swan.
Yes, that as another of my patented ham-handed segues.
Say hello to this week's cheesecake, Princess Amidala herself, Natalie Portman.
Ms. Portman belongs to that subset of cheesecake that I like to refer to as inevitable (see also - Aniston, Jennifer). That simply means that I knew we'd get around to featuring her, I just didn't know when.
Ms. Portman jumped into the collective geek consciousness with her role as an orphan/assassin-in-training in Leon. She became an objection of affection and/or obsession as Timothy Hutton's muse/Lolita in the tragically overlooked Beautiful Girls.
Still, it was her role as Vader's moll, Amidala, that really sealed the deal for the geekosphere.
Her new movie, Black Swan, opens today. She plays a ballerina toying with her dark side in preperation for a role in Swan Lake opposite previous cheesecake, Mila Kunis.
And all of this just in time for Christmas.
On to the links.
I just heard this on the radio. Facts about Willie Nelson's pot bust. Brian Beckner is a funny dude. FACT!
The Simpsons take another shot at the mouth that feeds them.
Comcast throws an internet tollbooth in front of Netflix.
SHARK WEEK coming soon to a comic shop near you. Black Manta seen openly weeping.
New York Times announces their 10 Best Books of 2010. I've read exactly...none.
Find out when your favorite celebrities lost their virginity.
A new Pink Floyd movie is in the works. Shine on!
Is Willow Palin following in her sister's footsteps?
Speaking of Bristol Palin, here's another theory as to why she was on Dancing with the Stars.
Is it really a stretch that the child of Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston might be out of control? (BAD PARENTING HAT TRICK)
In memory of a true modern artist.
Ask, and ye shall receive.
Making METAL as lame as it could possibly be.
Stone's "Gimme Shelter" dissected.
Just in time to shop for your tech Geek.
California Jam 1974 - These m-fers knew how to get down.
200 years of progress in 4 minutes.
...or, no progress whatsoever. 'Tis the season for...stampeding.
Phil Rudd. Sailing high.
Hospital? What is it? It's a big building with patients in it, but that's not important right now.