Google Stadia is a dumpster fire at the moment. Reports of devices overheating. People not getting their access codes. In other words, the perfect moment for Amazon to throw their hat in the ring. And, flexing by bringing Twitch to theirs.
Well, Half-Life: Alyx looks rad. The son of a bitch is hitting March 2020, but you gotta have a VR headset. And, I ain’t got one of them! So, enjoy it friends that do.
Scientists place humans in “suspended animation” for the first time. The future is fucking wild, friends.
Well, shit is interesting. Scientists have placed humans into “suspended animation” for the first time. The future simply does not fuck around.
Kathleen Kennedy doesn’t know what next ‘Star Wars’ movie will be but says Jon Favreau will have a big role. This is so fucking good, no?
Interesting. Kathleen Kennedy doesn’t know what the next Star Wars movie is going to be. The Feige one is years away. However, she does know that Jon Favreau will have a big role in the future of Star Wars. And after the last week? I think we can all agree that’s fantastic fucking news.
‘Joker’ sequel with Todd Phillips attached may or may not be happening. Probably yes, because we live in Hell
Today, news broke that a Joker sequel being helmed by Todd Phillips was a go. Not surprising, right? Original made a zillion dollars. However, Deadline has reported that shit ain’t set in stone. However given how much the first movie made, it’s pretty obvious the sequel is coming. I suppose the larger question is whether or not Phillips will return. Dude claims “artistic integrity” by made thirteen Hangover movies so fucking probably.
Oh! Hey! How do you get me to give a fuck about Star Trek 4? You pop Fargo and Legion mastermind Noah Hawley on the director’s chair! Plus, Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth are apparently returning. Hell yeah.
Man, it’s Baby Yoda’s world! We just living in it. The little green fucker has taken over our pop culture zeitgeist and for good reason: they’re equal parts adorable and fantastic. How the fuck you doing, friends? Hope you’re hanging in there. I’m in the dregs of the semester, pulling myself through the shit-flecked glass shards that is the last few weeks of the Fall.
But! It ain’t all hopeless. I got a lot of things to look forward to this week. And next! And, Baby Yoda is at the center of my glowing existential heartbeat. Every moment between now and Friday is just time to burn until the next episode of The Mandalorian.
Anyways, this is Monday Morning Commute! I hope you’ll join me in listing what you’re enjoying this week. What you’re looking forward to enjoying. And, anything and everything on your pop culture mind.
I’ll go first!
Oh, hell yeah. Jupiter’s moon Europa? That motherfucker? It’s got actual water geysers. Confirmed. It had been suspected, but now we know. And, fuck, let’s get out there ASAP.
‘Chinatown’ Prequel series coming to Netflix from David Fincher and Robert Towne. Sign me the fuck up, friends!
A Chinatown prequel series coming to Netflix? From David Fincher, and the scribe of the original? I could not be any more of support of this shit than I am.
Valve announces ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ their flagship VR game. This is not the new ‘Half-Life’ I wanted, fuck.
Hey! Want a new Half-Life game? Me too! Want it to be a flagship VR game? Me neither! But that’s what we’re getting! Half-Life: Alyx.