The Dose: July 17th, 2013

Hey everyone! It’s that time again! Time for your daily Dose.

Going to start off today with picture:

This first little bit comes from‘s Facebook. Apparently, the geek god that is Nathan Fillion is busy during San Diego Comic Con. With him being involved with Firefly, Buffy, Doctor Horrible, Slither, DC Comic Cartoons, and etc., I couldn’t imagine why he would be popular… Anyways, he’s apparently aware of how beloved and busy he is at SDCC, so he prepared these cute little cards which he eagerly handed out to fans as he walked between his 5,000,000 panels and appearances. Good on you Mr Fillion for planning ahead and showing the fans that you care, even if you are too busy to personally talk to each and every fan.

Every once and awhile, an actor will find a character that really speak to them. The best part about these situations is that the actor so loves their character, they’re willing to go to extreme lengths to make content with them. Vin Diesel has Riddick, Hugh Jackman has Wolverine, and apparently Thomas Jane has Frank Castle. Here’s a little short that Jane stars in called “Dirty Laundry.” Warning, there is some graphic violence.

Lets move on to a link. There’s a really interesting story on the Today Show website. Basically, it’s a discussion with a mother that smokes pot and compares it to mothers that drink a cup of wine at the end of the day. Regardless of what your stance on marijuana is, I think this is a great discussion to be having and really represents the two sides rather intelligently. Like anything, there are pros and cons that come with marijuana and I think we really need to improve the quality of dialog about the subject. Really glad to see frank and open discussion about this.
Muppets are serious business. I’m sure people thought they were all just fun and games, but this series of outtakes from “Emmet Otter’s Jug-band Christmas” perfectly illustrate how much hard work it takes to perform puppet magic. Be sure to keep track of the number of takes towards the end of the video. Those poor men…

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