@midnight Power Rankings (4/11-4/14)

Man, I hope someone out there is really enjoying episodes full of barely-post-pubescent YouTube stars, because i am clearly not the target audience. Lord knows, I wanted to put Carrot Top in last place just out of elitist spite, but I couldn't, thanks to Monday's show.

1. Mike Lawrence (Th)
2. Arden Myrin (T)
3. Rich Eisen (Th)
4. Annie Lederman (Th)
5. Lemorne Morris (T)
6. Ilana Glazer (W)
7. Lucia Aniello (W)
8. Paul W Downs (W)
9. Carrot Top (T)
10. Vitaly Zdorovetskiy (M)
11. Brittany Furlan (M)
12. Logan Paul (M)

Motherfuckin' Lucha Underground! (April 13)

This week's Motherfuckin' Lucha Underground is dedicated to El Jefe, Dario Cueto. AKA actor Luis Fernandez-Gil. He always fucking brings it, but this week, holy shit did he bring it. The writing and acting for Cueto is so goddamned on point and so goddamned entertaining that it's somehow breaking new ground in the incredibly well-trodden trope of "evil pro wrestling authority figure".

Monthly Free Games (April)

Just getting this in under the wire. There were a lot of games this month, plus a late start for PS Plus, plus they did put out a new Ratchet and Clank game this week and having to stop doing that to poke at some Telltale quick-time-event bullshit was not easy.

The Wolf Among Us (XBox One)

It's a Telltale game set in the Fables universe. Do you like Fables enough to navigate clever dialogue trees with vague future implications and clunky-as-fuck quick time events for action scenes? If so, you probably already own this.

Dead Space (XBox 360)

Weekly Wrasslin' Wroundup (April 4-7)

The WWE maid it impossible for me to separate the Wroundup into WWE and NXT sections this week. First, they ran a Takeover recap show with only one match, the Apollo Crews/Elias Samson match they left off of Takeover. And then they turned Raw and Smackdown into NXT.

Callups galore! Apollo Crews debuted on the main roster and wrestled a standard NXT match against Tyler Breeze. I'm sure Breeze has fond memories of beating Dolph Ziggler that one time before he was paired with Summer Rae and then forgotten. But at least he's not in the Social Outcasts.

Oh, The Metahumanity! (April 4-6)

No Daredevil this week. I did just finally get back on the binge with three more episodes, but that'll be for later. Here we need to not-discuss a major death in a non-spoilery way and also watch Legends of Tomorrow backslide like a dumbaholic.

Agents of SHIELD: Spacetime (5% Stupid)

Nightmarish visions of a horrible, unchangeable future! Luckily, the visions are incomplete, because what seemed horrible and unchangeable ended up being slightly less horrible, but still unchangeable.

Weekly Wrasslin' Wroundup (Apr 4-7)

The WWE maid it impossible for me to separate the Wroundup into WWE and NXT sections this week. First, they ran a Takeover recap show with only one match, the Apollo Crews/Elias Samson match they left off of Takeover. And then they turned Raw and Smackdown into NXT.

Callups galore! Apollo Crews debuted on the main roster and wrestled a standard NXT match against Tyler Breeze. I'm sure Breeze has fond memories of beating Dolph Ziggler that one time before he was paired with Summer Rae and then forgotten. But at least he's not in the Social Outcasts.

@midnight Power Rankings (Apr 4-7)

We're back from a week off for Easter, and it was kind of an odd week of shows. But Emo Phillips returned, and this time, clicked hard, with lots of weird, esoteric puns and jokes that worked with the questions and subject matter, not just weird tangents. Tiffany Haddish returned, and is always a delight to see.

1. Emo Phillips (Th)
2. Reggie Watts (Th)
3. Rachel Bloom (Th)
4. Jon Daly (M)
5. Tiffany Haddish (W)
6. Emily Fleming (M)
7. Chelsey Crisp (T)
8. Matt Braunger (M)
9. Randall Park (T)
10. Jamar Neighbors (W)
11. Affion Crockett (W)
12. Maria Thayer (T)

Motherfucking Lucha Underground! (Apr 6)

So I forgot/didn't have time to talk about last week's wpisode with all the run-up to Wrestlemania, but it was basically a reset/new status quo episode. Highlights were the return of bands playing in the temple along with the return of Dario Cueto' Cueto saying "I didn't see you come in" after Catrina TELEPORTED INTO HIS OFFICE, and Pentagon Jr. Getting beaten badly by Matanza in a title defense. I wanted to say Pentagon got murdered there, but this is a world where Matanza has actually murdered people, so the hyperbole might be misleading.

This week's vignettes:

Wrasslemania Weekend Wrasslin' Wroundup (Apr 1-3)

Ultimately, the lesson of Wrestlemania weekend is that spectacle is relative.

Lucha Underground can take one smoke machine, four Aztec tribal drummers/dancers, and a few sparkly outfits and create spectacle because it's in a tiny, cramped, dark venue and the action itself is so dynamic.

NXT Takeover, with a slightly large budget, can create spectacle with just some lights, a big sound system, and a very excited crowd. Well, and two of the best matches I've seen in a while Takeover dallas. Was way, way bigger than the room it was in, and you could feel it.

Oh, The Metahumanity! (Mar 29-31)

We've got a new addition to Oh, The Metahumanity starting this week. I've been going at it obliquely, but starting now, I'm just going to straight up quantify the stupid in each episode. Because that's mostly all I care about.

Agents of SHIELD: Watchdogs (20% Stupid)

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