Happy Sunday geeks. Today, our second to last day from the end of our Woman Warrior jaunt, we are featuring Leela from Futurama. You all know from previous posts this month that I love a strong female role, and I love role reversal. In many ways Leela brings us both.
Here’s another pair of drinking buddies for you brooding bromance lovers out there: Philip J. Fry and Bender Rodriguez from Futurama are an ideal bromantic couple. They become instantaneous friends when Fry first re-awakens in the future and encounters Bender in a suicide booth. And throughout the show their friendship remains one of the strongest, certainly stronger than any romantic relationships developed in the series. And yet again we see that kicking back with a cold brew really helps solidify your rank in the bromance world.
We in the Brotherhood of Evil Geeks all have our specialties and areas of interest even if there might be a lot of overlap. If you have not read the superbly stunning story of our origins, you need to go check it out here and maybe you’ll understand us as individuals a little bit better. Being someone who works 24/7 to keep nature’s balance of life and death in harmony, I can’t schedule a slot to catch the latest Falling Skies or Game of Thrones episodes during its regularly scheduled showing on TV, but I manage to keep myself entertained and to keep all of you tremendous followers educated about the best retired TV shows out there. The advantages to watching retired shows also means no commercials, you can pause for bathroom breaks and to refill your glass of wine, and you can watch as many episodes as you want in a row, so rather than pine and stress over who’s going to kill who in Game of Thrones next for an entire painfully long week, or who’s going to sleep with who in True Blood for 7 agonizing days, you can jump right ahead and watch the whole season in a day or two.
Naturally being the queen of retired TV shows among many other things, I get excited to claim newly finished shows as “mine” as I twist my hands together and let out my evil Muahahahaha laugh. I was able to do that this month with another phenomenally funny and science-fiction fantastic show: Futurama.
So at this point of your day I am guessing that you are either waiting in a line, or you’ve been up since yesterday and have shopped for the last 6 hours so your ready to crash. Either way, Black Friday signals the start of the dreaded Holiday Season so who better to highlight for today’s Novembeard than the most evil elf himself…Santa Claus!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for like, forever. Santa Claus (also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, or just Santa) is a mythical, historical, and legendary figure who brings toys to all the kids of the world in a single night, December 24th….pretty badass if you ask me. The awesomeness of Santa in my opinion is that because of his legendary status and since he is in the public domain you have a bunch of different interpretations of him which are friggin awesome! But at the end of the day, the one and only Santa that I believe in has got to be none other than Robot Santa Claus from Futurama.
Robot Santa was created in the year 2801 by The Friendly Robot Company to judge people and decide whether they are naughty or nice and dole out presents accordingly, but due to a programming error his standards were set way too high so he judges everyone as naughty. Santa Bot shows up on X-Mas Eve and punishes the naughty with extreme prejudice using X-Mas-themed weapons of mass destruction! Plus, Santa is virtually indestructible, he’s survived explosions, burning rocket exhaust, and a logical paradox (which has been known to kill other robots.) When not handing out jolly justice, Santa can be found in his Death fortress on the planet Neptune always watching the people of Earth and preparing for next X-Mas. So you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout….or Santa will throw a mistletoe-bomb at your ass this holiday season!
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Come back for more Novembeard tomorrow!
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