Prankster Convinces NBC to Air ‘A to Z’
Sep30

Prankster Convinces NBC to Air ‘A to Z’

A prankster took a joke too far this week when he convinced top NBC executives to move forward with their planned October 22 premiere of A to Z. Weeks ago when the pilot episode of A to Z first became available to stream online, audiences nationwide were delighted at how a prankster must have hoodwinked programming executives into paying for production. But when news came out that the precocious jokster was actually tricking these...

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25 Things to Watch For This MLB Postseason
Sep30

25 Things to Watch For This MLB Postseason

  Here at Robot Butt, we take our sports seriously, just like how we take everything else seriously. There is no time for lighthearted tomfoolery in our cold, cruel world. Anyway, the arrival of October can only mean one thing (no, not pumpkins and beautiful fall weather): the Major League Baseball playoffs! We’re ready to watch the most action-packed game get even more action-packed, so to celebrate, here are just a few of the...

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Things You Should Know About: The Amber Room
Sep29

Things You Should Know About: The Amber Room

Here’s the deal: Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. So says Michael Douglas in that oft-quoted deconstruction/glamorization of ‘80s culture, Wall Street. This is why treasure, be it lost or buried, is an appealing concept for most folks. And yet, I would argue that greed alone does not generate the excitement. Quite often, the story at the center is much more appealing than the riches themselves, if only for the fact...

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Here is Anthony Schlegel Tackling a Giant Hot Dog
Sep29

Here is Anthony Schlegel Tackling a Giant Hot Dog

Over the weekend, Ohio State assistant strength and conditioning coach (and former player) Anthony Schlegel obliterated a fan who ran onto the field in Columbus. But what if Schlegel was forced to body slam a humongous runaway hot dog instead? Through computer magic, we’ll never have to wonder what would happen in a scenario like that. As you will see below, Schlegel would still get the job done.     More jokes, at no...

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Geek War: How Much Of A Failure Was ‘Lost’?
Sep24

Geek War: How Much Of A Failure Was ‘Lost’?

Geek War is a semi-regular dueling column between Tim Gaydos and Linton Lewis, where they argue over pop culture with varying degrees of intensity. In the world of television it is quite a feat for a show, especially a genre show, to be able to end on its own terms. To end when its writers and showrunners decide and plan for it to, as opposed to being canceled because the network wanted to bleed it dry until the ratings became...

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