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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Monster Roundup

Hey kids, welcome to the Monster roundup. In this Column we will try to bring you the weekly monster happenings going on around the web.

General Community stuff.
If you are a monster and have stuff going on outside of Videogum send me an email & I'll try to post a link to it. If you have a personal Blog send a link to Werttrew or me and we'll happily ad you to the Blog/tumblr list. 

If you want to be added to Werrtrew's videogum list, send him a message.

Also we have an online game list, this is for Playstation Network, Xbox Live, Word With Friends for Istuff and the android version of Scrabble Wordfeud that Skotchka mentioned.

The monster marketplace is empty due to the fact that I'm an idiot and I lost all the links, if you have an Ebay, Etsy or real store let me know and I'll add it.

If you have no idea what's going on be sure to check out Werttrew's Inside joke list.

MOBFD is doing an European & Oceanic monster list. Let me know if you'd like to be added.

If you want to attend a meetup, check out the upcoming meetup schedule.  There is one this Saturday in LA.

Also don't forget to check the Monsters' Ball stats.

MOBFD Happenings

The chat is open at all times, but it is more likely full on Friday afternoons, Tuesday (9pm ct)  & Sunday nights. sometimes it gets full at weird unpredictable times.  The monsters are very welcoming, don't be afraid to say hi.  During the daytime monsters are most likely present but not necessarily chatting.

I recently watched Twilight for the first time and I cannot believe how much I loved it. I've never seen such realistic teen dialog. It's too bad that it's paired with all the vampire bullshit, otherwise this could like literally be a classic or something. I haven't read the books, but if they are anything like the movies, I think Meyers just got bored with writing a realistic teen drama & just added vampires and wolves to keep herself sane. Anyways I could go on and on about it, but I'll just leave that to the pro AKA Zac Little.

The Monster Movie Club meets on Wednesday. This weeks movie is Exit Through the Gift Shop. Next week it's TMNT (1990).

Last week thisismynightmare started a Monster Fit Club. I'm kind of proud of how much the community has embraced it and I hope the monsters continue to join and follow through. Check for it on Mondays with youroldhighschoolcoach bringing some motivation on Wednesdays.

Lawblog is bringing the Drama in Gums of Our Lives, hopefully it will go on for 47 years.

For the NFL playoffs philplusbert is doing picks and I will be giving some back-story to the games every week.

LBT's Generic Book Corner is a freaking joy to read. A freaking joy to read!

Cakeordeath is bringing you her experiences of living in the LA and running into celebrities & more. is bringing web finds & other hilarity in  Now That's funny.

Lizzing takes care of all unanswered videogum tips in Just the Tip. Email her if you have some stuff you think she can use.

Superglue revisits movies she loves with characters she hates in her column.

Concert Addict brings you her concert reviews and more.

Doctor Girlfriend brings you Nerd Alert! 

Ghost Dad & Jeff stop by once in a while to bring the funny.

teacherman brings you the poem of the week.

Facetaco takes you deeper in Inside the Monsters' studio.

If you have any submissions, be sure to send them to me. A delicious corpse style column is coming up where I want a lot of monsters to participate, let me know if you are interested. Also, be sure to check out our other casual contributors such as dafs, baby friday, anchor management, etc. Sorry if I forgot you, I'm real busy.

Around the web.

For those monsters who miss Lindsay be sure to check out her Tumblr, she will also be writing a new column soon. We'll keep you updated.

Gabe has also has a Tumblr. Check out this fine piece of blog-meat: Seriousgum awesomeness.

If you live in NY, you might want to head over to Brooklyn and check out these honorary monsters every Wednesday. If you can't go to Brooklyn, Joe Mande is bringing his-self over to a town near you, and he's coming with Patton Oswald. Nice.

Steve Winwood is the foremost art critic that I know, check out his writings on The Sunbreak. 

Becca has written a couple of pieces which I'd like to mention. Check them out at The Splitsider & the Hairpin. 

Jake Fogelnest hosts a chat every Friday at 6PM ct. Internet commentator discretion is advised.

Bookgum is doing their Kavalier and Clay discussion this week.

Marcel The Shell is going to Sundance. If you have not yet seen this, we are no longer friends until you watch it:

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo.
Welcome back to our friendship.

Lastly, let's give a huge shouthout to our Monster College Bowl Champion:

Chris Trash: Chris, you just won the Monster  College Bowl Bonanza, what are you going to do next?

Chris Trash: I'm going to sit in my tiny cubicle and watch a video of a guy wearing a black and white spandex suit!!


  1. You forgot that I also do a column called "I'd Hit That"!

  2. Movie night got moved to Wednesdays? Wow, skip chat a few nights and you miss a lot.

  3. @dimn Sorry, I'll add fro next time.
    By the way, if you are a contributor, be sure to tag your posts with your name &column name so they are easier to browse. Sorry again.

    @concertaddict the discussion is Wednesday, the chat is Tuesday.

  4. I'd participate in a delicious (exquisite?) corpse style column. Sounds like fun.

  5. damn you, trash! i'll best you next year.