Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Shark Week Update

OK, following the Interweb trend clickable infographics that are both easy to digest and filled with startling information, Discovery posted this as part of their Shark Week material.  Pretty sad stuff.  Thanks, Discovery for taking a break from the shark porn to remind folks that the ocean is a threatened ecosystem that could really use a break from us meddling kids, I mean humans.

Andy Samberg after the jump.

Vote for Attack the Block to Come to Philly, Please

It's about time the UK gave us an alien-themed Goonies. Popular theme these days, right?
What do these cities have in common - L.A., New York, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, Toronto, Boston, Orlando, Atlanta, Dallas and Washington, D.C.?  Well, apparently they are more worthy than lowly Philadelphia, Detroit, Phoenix, Portland and other 3rd rate urban crap fests.  Help prove Smelladelphia's worth by voting to bring new low-budget sci-fi flick from across the pond produced by Edgar Wright, Attack the Block, to theaters near you on August 19th. Voting closes soon and the lucky city will be announced this Friday, August 5th.  If you have no idea what I'm referring to - Attack the Block is yet another alien movie mash-up but this time it's British.  Starring a bunch of young people you've never heard of and Nick Frost, Attack the Block is the story of some rough street kids who, like all good gang-type hoodlums, make a stand to defend their territory against invaders, space invaders.

Go to Attack the Block's Facebook page and like/follow it, whatever the kids are doing these days. And don't forget to vote for Philly in the drop down menu choices of cities, dang it.

Check out the trailer after the jump.