PREORDER66 - EP57A "REORDER66" i.e. Okay! Tangent Time! Recorded 03.19.2014
The five stages of EP57: Rage. Regret. Reschedule. Rerecord. Rebirth. REORDER66, START. Not ones to be defeated by terrible circumstances, the 66ers return for a second crack at a game-changing episode...but mostly just deliver bad Wahlberg impersonations. What?!...No! A new direction - this time, it's no joke.
I woke up yesterday to the news that MACROSS, my favorite animated
franchise, is launching a new television series. No details have been
revealed at this point, but just knowing new material is in the works ignited a fire in me that I haven't felt in a long time. Or perhaps that triple espresso this morning was a bad idea. Regardless, I'm
pumped and wanting to channel that energy into the very first Macross Story Time
article on this site. Get comfortable, my friends, because we're going way back. Back
to when this whole thing started. Back to when I was lied to as a child.
The internet tells me that James Gordon, Commissioner of Police, Gotham City first appeared in Detective Comics #27 (1939). Here's what Gordon looked like back when gas cost a goddamn penny for a hundred gallons:
Hitler feared this man.
Now, Western culture has taken many hits over the ensuing decades. All sorts of trends have further diminished the greatness of the white male, mostly due to white males fucking everything up. But one thing was always there to guide us through these uncertain times, a simple but stalwart sentinel of strength- Jim Gordon's mustache. Well, not any more.
Take a moment and consider the words I have just written. This man is a goddamn celebration of human potential. Kirk is an all-out menace of excellence. Stop reading this article for a second and open up another tab in your web browser and, no fuck that, I will embed this highlight reel and you can see for yourself the magic, please continue after this break:
The year was 1985 and I was in my toy-obsessed prime.
"Imagine our white babies, Fraulein!"
I was mostly a science fiction kid due to STAR WARS and my burgeoning interest in STAR TREK, but alongside this began my (unhealthy) obsession with counter-terrorism through the military-industrial behemoth known as task force "G.I. Joe" as depicted in the comic book and contemporary television program, each named "G.I. JOE." What did "G.I." stand for? Who was "Joe?" What is a "weather dominator" and why should we fear it? My mind was filled with wonder at this new world of laser-powered weaponry and 0 death count. I thought the top "Joe" Conrad "Duke" Hauser (RA 213-75-7793) was a competent fellow, perhaps alarmingly Aryan for my 8-year old taste, but nonetheless a pleasant alternative to the likes of "Flint" or the foolish drunkard "Ship-wreck." And I also found his romantic tension with Master Sergeant Shana "Scarlett" O'Hara a refreshing break from the sexless robot adventures of a certain program which shall not be named. Oh, the drama of protecting the free world!
PREORDER66 - EP56 "REAL" i.e. Coming Clean. Like Centaurs. Recorded 02.12.2014
Tonight, on a VERY SPECIAL episode of Preorder66: This is the TRUE story of five brothers picked to record together, share a hobby and have their thoughts taped...to find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting REAL...THE REAL 66. Brought to you with limited commercial interruption, in blazing 56K speed.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, very much alive,
Preorder66 comes back one more time with a fresh new review! There’s just
something about us that we can never stay away for too long, and it will only
take small fragments of time before one of us hops on this site to drop a
little digital love your way. Readers, fans, students, teachers, dancers,
singers, and everyone in attendance in the Indo Silver Club, please lend me your
ears (or eyes) for the next few moments!
So..wow. I am in a state of shock here. I can't believe what has happened, and how much our community amazes me. I never expected any of this and am in near tears as I see how kind and generous everyone has been. I'm not going to lie or sugarcoat it, it has been a real rough year for me. But through all of it I had my friends, and never more so than these past few days. When I got into the accident that morning, after the smoke settled I had but one thought "what am I going to do?" I was in a state of near shock all day, trying to figure out how to fix this, and then Dan happened. He started this fundraiser, to help me get back on my feet, and everyone responded with such generosity I had hope, in one of my darkest moments.
I'm not great with words, hell you can read my reviews to figure that one out, but I try to express what is in my heart. And now it is happiness, joy, and a undying gratitude for all those kind enough to donate to me, when they all have their own struggles to face. I am now in a position to actually buy a car, thanks to every single one of you. I just hope I can repay this kindness to you all in the future.
Thank you, so much. Every single one of you. This kindness will not be forgot, for the rest of my days on this earth.
On the morning of Christmas Eve, PREORDER66's Ichabod (Joe Wedeman) suffered a car crash. While he made it out physically fine (thank
God!), his car is wrecked, and Joe has no financial means to replace
it. As you've heard on the show, Joe lost his job recently and has been trying to get back in the
work force. Having no car or means of transportation puts him at a
great disadvantage. Insurance won't cover the damages, and Joe still owes $2800 on a now destroyed vehicle. Joe needs funds
to buy a low-end used car to get him back on his feet. All money
raised will go directly to the purchase of the new vehicle. Joe has
always selflessly been there for his friends in time of crisis. It's
our turn to be there for him. Please consider helping Ichabod this holiday season.
PREORDER66 - EP55 "BAHWAHLBERG" i.e. Stan Bush Saves Xmas! Recorded 12.11.2013
The holidays are here, and Jacky Jack brings the cheer. Those 66 rascals tell tales of Bryce Boner and don't really care about Chitauri Warriors. There's Malibu Tony with a new hat! And Hoth Luke - if you can call him that. Ichabod zings! Chogo Ken sings! Merry XXXmas from 66.