NFL Picks Week Sixteen

It’s fantasy football championship week! And if you’re not as keen on the fantasy gridiron I guess it’s Week 16 of the NFL. Week 16 is like the penultimate episode of a Game of Thrones season. It’s where all the big shit typically goes down. Then week 17 is just tying up loose ends and giving the bug guys a break to setup for the next season.

On to the picks!

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Notes From The Pine: Playoff Push

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The St. Louis Cardinals 2017 season is getting down to the wire and they’re hitting their stride. A 9th inning comeback win against the Pittsburgh Pirates dominate closer on Friday put the Birds at a season high 9 games over .500.

The Cardinals win and the Brewers loss to the Cubs moved the Birds into second in the NL Central. They currently sit a half game up on Milwaukee with 3 to play against the Brewers to close out the season.
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Sausage Party is the Raunchy Anthropomorphic Food Cartoon We’ve Always Wanted

Over under on how many unwitting grandparents took kids to see this over the weekend?

Sausage Party wastes no time in letting you know exactly what it is. The latest Seth Rogen/Evan Goldberg creation answers the question “What would it be like if a Pixar movie made dick jokes?”, and thankfully we have the answer.

This movie quickly lets you know what it is all about via a catchy Disney-esque song that gets you ramped up for everything that’ll be satirized over the next 90ish minutes. This movie satirizes almost everything you can think of. Anthropomorphic food sex, anthropomorphic food religion, anthropomorphic food race, and so on. It does all of this without seeming mean spirited the whole way through. Something increasingly difficult in a time when everyone is constantly offended by something. That is not to say that it doesn’t make the easy joke, because it is definitely not afraid to do that.

I think there is definitely something here for most everyone. Our theater had a wide variety of folks in it, and everyone was laughing their ass off throughout. Especially the bros sitting in the back who likely had pounded some bro drinks beforehand. Shout out, broskies. Continue reading “Sausage Party is the Raunchy Anthropomorphic Food Cartoon We’ve Always Wanted”


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