Don’t Call It A Condiment

…Cause I’m only playing catch-up.
See, because it’s a homonym with… Bah, never mind. On with the Friday Link Dump!
Hollywood is definitely out to retroactively destroy my childhood. How else can one explain their insistence on changing G.I. Joe from hard-charging defenders of America into a namby-pamby “international” strike force under the auspices of the U.N.? Gah! At least TNR has a funny take on the liberal NERFing of Jack Bauer Fox has planned for this next season.
The Top 10 Stadium Anthems That Must Be Retired. I could not agree more with the selections, although the suggested alternatives simply have to be jokes.
Sad news: Madeline L’Engle died yesterday. Funny resultant referential/reverential Fark headline: Tessa-wrecked: Madeline L’engle dies at 88.
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Best. Movie Review. EVER.

I was listening to All Things Considered on NPR during my drive home yesterday and heard them tease a review of Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest by “an unusual reviewer”. I thought to myself “They couldn’t possibly be talking about ‘The Ninja’, could they?” Sure enough, after coming back from a brief “sponsorship break”, Robert Siegel led in the story with a discussion of the great ninjas versus pirates debate and introduced “The Ninja” of, who then proceeded to review PoC:DMC (direct link to the non-NPR video review here).
If you’re unfamiliar with Ask A Ninja, you are missing out on one of the Internet’s great simple pleasures. The Ninja fields questions emailed in by visitors and compiles an extremely humorous video podcast on a semi-regular basis, almost like Strong Bad email, only with ninjas. If you’re looking to get caught up, the Ninja’s relationship with physics and Ninja internships (“ninternships”) are two great places to start.