We recently received a suggestion for a question to start the year off, from one K.C. (Thanks man!). Now that most of us have drug ourselves out of bed finally and taken a look to see who ended up with the coveted HCOTY, here goes! Mostly here we take a look back, but […]
Get festive the Atomic Toasters way! First, pour a quarter glass of egg nog. Next, top off the glass with rum. Put on some Star Trek. Have a happy, merry, drunken evening! Here’s some music to get you in the mood.
Hat tip to reader Target 29 for the video. I’ve watched it […]
That’s what we seem to think sometimes. It’s easy to do. There’s only like 30 million of them.
Ed. Thanks to ssurfer321 for sending this in. I chuckled.
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Today is Canada Day, when Canadians and angry Quebeckers celebrate (or angrily acknowledge) the day in 1867 when the British colonies of the Province of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia became the Dominion of Canada but still printed pictures of the current British monarch on its money. Today, many Americans think of Canada […]
The first New Year’s Eve ball, from way back in 1907, constructed by Jacob Starr.
Alright kids, it’s that time of year again. We’ve invited all those uncouth hooligans from Hooniverse over to join in the revelry, so it’s time to let our hair down. This is the Official AtomicToasters – Hooniverse New […]
It’s that time of year again when the staff ’round these parts tend to get a little bit even more drunk than usual. Content will be light to non-existant until the new year as we put up with visit our families, yell at inanimate objects, eat things that will make us fat(ter), and […]
From our band of misfits to your family, may you find the droids you’re looking for.
Since it is the holiday season, we can’t let the weekend pass without remembering some Christmas film favorites. Yesterday The Professor gave us some great vintage toons, and today, as a treat, we have Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, a sci fi classic from 1964. The plot, if that sort of thing matters to you, involves a Martian bid to make disgruntled their children happier, that results in them kidnapping Santa from Earth… According to the Public Domain Review blog, this nugget regularly makes ‘Worst Movie Ever’ lists, and has been sent up repeatedly on such shows as MST3K and Cinematic Titanic. With endorsements like that, you can’t go wrong, so take a little time out of your last minute shopping and enjoy!
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It’s that time of year again…
For those of you who may have missed it over on our sister site, Hooniversal Secret Ninja-Claus is back on again. You have until tomorrow to get your name into the pot if you’d like to participate.
There are two ways to ensure you’re going to be […]
One of the greatest holidays is upon us. It’s time to stress out over what to get Aunt Mildred and dream of what we would like to receive. As the great 21st century philosopher Sheldon Cooper said, “I know you think you’re being generous, but the foundation of gift giving is reciprocity. You haven’t given me a gift, you’ve given me an obligation. The essence of the custom is that I now have to go out and purchase for you a gift of commensurate value and representing the same perceived level of friendship as that represented by the gift you’ve given me. Ah, it’s no wonder suicide rates skyrocket this time of year.”
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