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Monday Meandering - 11/20/17
It was a busy weekend around the old homestead as we prepare for the arrival of family and the All-American gluttony that will follow.  However, we did manage to squeeze in some quality pop culture.  Here goes...

JUSTICE LEAGUE - I wanted to like it.  I've been waiting for it my entire geek life.  The Justice League - FINALLY - united on the big screen.  The results?  Meh.  The DCEU is a hot mess and the hurried release of Justice League did nothing to stop the bleeding.  Too many characters.  Too much green screen.  Too much CGI.  Not enough heart.  I honestly don't know where they go from here, but it would almost have to be up by default.  Save us Shazam!

WWE 2K18 - My kids bought the latest iteration of the WWE's storied video game franchise for their Xbox.  Today, I spent a few minutes playing with them.  Great graphics (better than Justice League).  DEEP roster.  In our first TLC match, I played as Dusty Rhodes - complete with polka dotted trunks.  Then it was Michael "PS" Hayes who has a moonsault as a taunt.  Finally, I won a match playing as "Ravishing" Rick Rude.  So, all you fat, out of work Silicon Valley nancy boys...thank you!

WESTWORLD - Yeah, this is hedging my bets.  I mentioned this last week, but I finished it on Friday.  Holy shit!  Belive the hype kids.  This show is bonkers in the best possible way.  I figured out the big twist moments before the reveal.  I was that into it.  If you haven't seen this show, do it this weekend.  You can thank me next week.

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