Posted on December 13, 2010 by Tophat
Okay, this is it! The 100th post of Faceplant! Enosh, Elrood and I are pretty excited about it, though that’s mainly because I’m pretty sure all three of us never actually expected to be able to keep up the 3-post-a-week schedule that you guys have come to expect out of us. It’s been a trial, no, a journey, and I don’t think we’re done quite yet. The three of us decided that we need to do something unique for our first sketchy foray into triple digit posts. Elrood suggested we actually do a second General Mishmash podcast (god forbid!). Enosh… probably suggested something else when I wasn’t paying attention. Unfortunately for all of you, post 100 lands on a Tophat Monday, so instead we’re going to take a look at YOU GUYS instead, interspersed with my awesomely awful MS Paint skills. (more…)
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Posted on November 29, 2010 by Tophat
I’ve always liked the idea of the paranormal world, even if the possibility of it existing scares the ever-loving crap out of me. Don’t get me wrong, I love the idea that someone needs to travel the world, putting the souls of the dearly departed to rest before they flip out and rearrange the furniture in your living room or something, but I don’t think I’d be nearly as keen on the idea if, say, they rearranged my apartment or murdered me in my sleep or something. Tessa Stone’s bizarrely named comic, Hanna is Not a Boy’s Name, shows us a bit of a lighter glimpse of the paranormal world, as told by a very reliable zombie.
Filed under: Comics | Tagged: Conrad, Doc Worth, ghosts, Hanna, Hanna is Not a Boy's Name, horror, panel layput, paranormal, paranormal investigator, sporadic updates, sugarcoated horror, Tessa Stone, zombie | 5 Comments »
Posted on September 27, 2010 by Tophat
No no no I said DON'T cross the streams, jerkface!
Who doesn’t love Ghostbusters? The cheesy 80s music, the ridiculously over-the-top special effects, and the bumbling antics of Peter Venkman, Egon Spengler, Ray Stantz and Winston… Churchill? (IMDB says his last name was Zeddmore. Do they ever say that in the movie? I certainly don’t remember it.) quickly became cultural icons from 1984 and well into the nineties. Cartoon shows were created. Delicious flavors of Kool Aid were spawned. The merchandising potential was endless.
So then fast forward about twenty years when Ghostbusters writers Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd got the old team together and decided to produce a game as a sequel to Ghostbusters 2. Aykroyd, Ramis, Bill Murray and Ernie Hudson all gave eachother one final high-five and teamed up to do some of the best voice acting available in current generation games. But don’t go busting out the proton packs just yet. Ghostbusters has its share of problems as well, and you’re not going to be able to make them go away by stashing them in a containment unit.
Filed under: Games | Tagged: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters 2, Ghostbusters 3, ghosts, Harold Ramis, NES, PC, Playstation 3, Rick Moranis, slime, Stay Puft, table chuckers, The Rookie, tophat, Xbox 360 | 1 Comment »