Category: Entertainment

Good Fundies Podcast, Episode 5: May 5, 2016

Hello, Mets fans!

For those of you who are not aware (read: most of you), my good friend Roger and I have been doing a once-a-week podcast about the New York Mets. There are a few podcasts out there already on the topic — some good, some bad — but we hope that you give ours a listen.

I could say more, but for now, I’ll let the description of the podcast speak for itself. Also, please subscribe through your podcast app on iTunes, so that you never miss an episode! (link here).

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Similarities Between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and A New Hope

By: Brian Mangan

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A brief review of the incredible number of similarities between Star Wars: The Force Awakens (Episode VII) and Star Wars: A New Hope (Episode IV).

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The movie begins in flagrante delicto, in the middle of the action. The Rebellion/Resistance has acquired some important information but the Empire/First Order is in hot pursuit. 

Hey Twitter, Did Anyone Think Victor Cruz Was Faking It?

By: Michael Abitabilo

“Hey Twitter” is a feature here at the Read Zone in which we examine the twitter-sphere’s reaction to certain widely consumed events to search for common themes. For this installment, we checked in to see if anyone thought Victor Cruz was faking his injury last night after dropping a sure touchdown pass. By the way, he wasn’t.  

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Hey Twitter: did anyone think Victor Cruz was faking his injury last night?

Ok, so the short answer to our question is yes. Some people thought Cruz was faking his injury last night. But let’s dig a bit deeper.

Hey Twitter: Did Anyone Think Bernie Williams Looked Fat Last Night?

By: Michael Abitabilo

“Hey Twitter” is a new feature here at the Read Zone in which we examine the twitter-sphere’s reaction to certain widely consumed events to search for common themes. For the inaugural installment, we will look at the world’s reaction to former Yankee center fielder Bernie Williams, who appeared at Yankee Stadium last night in honor of Derek Jeter’s final home game.   

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Hey Twitter: did anyone think Bernie Williams looked fat last night?

Inptrepid journalist JMSully22 broke the story with dignity and grace reminiscent of Walter Cronkite announcing the death of President Kennedy.

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What is The Population of Westeros?

One of the best things about the hit television show, Game of Thrones, is the enormous universe that the author of the books, George R.R. Martin, created for it. But for a show-watcher (as opposed to book-reader), the unknown size of this universe can lead to much frustration. If you are anything like me (nerd! wedgie), you cannot go an episode without wanting to know more about it. Who are those people they just referenced? What is that song? How long does it take them to march from Point A to Point B? Daenerys just got eight thousand Unsullied – is that even a lot?