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Venture Bros. season 4 trailer?  Oh yes!

Venture Bros. season 4 trailer? Oh yes!

TV & Radio
The trailer for the upcoming season of The Venture Bros, which was shown at the recent San Diego Comic-Con, is up on the Adult Swim website.  But I'll save you the trouble and just post it here. Not sure how much more of Sgt. Hatred I can take, but other than that this is pure win.  J.G. Thirwell's music continues to be a vital part of the Venture experience, and the animation is at least as good as last season's.  I caught a nice Raiders of the Lost Ark reference, and had to look up LARP.  Oh and I laughed a bunch of times. Yeah, this is shaping up to be a kickass season.
George Lucas and Seth Green kick it up a notch

George Lucas and Seth Green kick it up a notch

TV & Radio
Fans of Robot Chicken no doubt remember one of the greatest moments in television history - the sketch with Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars taking a call from Darth Vader right after the first Death Star exploded. All the elements of geeky fandom came together, and thanks to the vocal talents of Seth MacFarlane we got an all-time classic bit. Apparently His Galactic Highness, George Lucas himself, was equally impressed. He agreed to lend his voice for an upcoming half-hour special entitled Robot Chicken: Star Wars. It'll air June 17 on Adult Swim, and promises to be all kinds of awesome. My only concern is that typically, the jokes on RC work best when they are quick. The longer sketches tend to get a little monotonous after awhile. I remain optimistic, however, that there...