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Friday: July 29, 2011

Watch Dan Castellaneta chat about the inspiration behind some of his voices on The Simpsons.Watch Dan Castellaneta chat about the inspiration behind some of his voices on The Simpsons.

This is an interesting / fun video for anybody who happens to be a fan of The Simpsons. Dan Castelleneta does an alarmingly high number of voices on the show (somewhere in the neighborhood of 12-15 characters). Fun fact, you'll usually see a random Simpsons quote (less random now with the new design) in the header of GLM. Guess the episode, win a cookie.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Television @ 1:36 PM | Tags (9) | barney | characters | homer | quimby | quote | simpsons | video | voices | youtube |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: March 30, 2010

Fifteen things about The Simpsons you may not have previously known about.Fifteen things about The Simpsons you may not have previously known about.

I had no idea that every Simpsons family member's middle name started with the letter J. Also it's nice to see that 'D'oh' is officially part of our English dictionary. Have you pulled a Homer today?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 6:25 AM | Tags (11) | bart | cast | characters | gags | homer | lisa | marge | names | neat | oddee | simpsons |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 86 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: February 4, 2010

Do you think that your favorite television characters need Twitter accounts?Do you think that your favorite television characters need Twitter accounts?

My initial response fell into the negative on this subject but then I realized that some of my favorite characters would actually be pretty funny to read in some type of Twitter capacity. For your enjoyment here is a site dedicated solely to Creed quotes.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:27 AM | Tags (7) | television | twitter | interwebs | media | characters | creed | theoffice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 21, 2009

Yes, it's quite possible for someone to marry a video game character.Yes, it's quite possible for someone to marry a video game character.

The newlyweds, who went on a honeymoon to Guam, now go on dates around Tokyo, with SAL9000 taking pictures of Nene, installed in his Nintendo DS, in front of famous landmarks and then posting them on social networking sites.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 8:22 AM | Tags (10) | abcnews | character | ds | honeymoon | marriage | nintendo | silly | simulation | strange | videogame |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.Seven of the most inexplicable character additions to television shows.

...the writers some how thought it made perfect sense to introduce a futuristic floating green alien into the town of Bedrock. Add in the fact that only Barney, Fred, Pebbles and Bam-Bam can see or hear the alien, and the Great Gazoo essentially amounts to an imaginary friend.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 7:07 AM | Tags (7) | television | characters | guyism | media | strange | silly | gazoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 70 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Live action Star Wars television series might be hitting the air in 2012.Live action Star Wars television series might be hitting the air in 2012.

The show is rumored to be of the hour-long drama variety and may feature very few characters (if any) from the existing Star Wars universe.  Sounds good so far. Note to LucasFilm: please follow The Force Unleashed plotline.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 3:24 PM | Tags (8) | characters | drama | georgelucas | series | starwars | television | tv | universe |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Seven iconic characters that managed to be saved from the cutting room floor.Seven iconic characters that managed to be saved from the cutting room floor.

Turns out there was a very brief moment when the original Star Trek series might not have had a Spock.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Scary @ 8:07 AM | Tags (7) | characters | cracked | cuttingroom | floor | icons | spock | startrek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.Disney has just acquired Marvel Entertainment in a deal worth four billion.

Under the deal, Disney will acquire ownership of Marvel including its more than 5,000 Marvel characters. Mr. Perlmutter will oversee the Marvel properties, and will work directly with Disney's global lines of business to build and further integrate Marvel's properties.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 1:01 PM | Tags (7) | business | characters | comics | disney | marvel | movies | properties |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 21, 2009

Carlos Santana joins the cast of Guitar Hero 5.Carlos Santana joins the cast of Guitar Hero 5.

You'll be able to play his 1971 hit, 'No One to Depend On' from his second self-titled album, 1971's Santana.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:31 AM | Tags (5) | guitarhero | santana | roster | characters | gaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 9, 2009

Seven classic Star Wars characters that totally dropped the ball.Seven classic Star Wars characters that totally dropped the ball.

'#5 Lando uncuffs a seven-foot Wookie who wants to kill kim.'

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 7:49 AM | Tags (4) | characters | cracked | funny | starwars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 48 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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