Annotations – Ballroom Fulla Nerds

Annotations – Ballroom Fulla Nerds

Curious about something you heard on this week’s episode of Write Sweats? Check out the annotations for the Ballroom Fulla Nerds episode!

  • Grant Faulkner – Executive Director of NanoWriMo.
  • Taxi Driver – 1976 movie directed by Martin Scorsese, written by Paul Schrader, and starring Bobby DeNiro as a guy who isn’t sure who you’re talkin’ to (trailer).
  • Cowboys & Aliens – 2011 flick involving Cowboys, Aliens, and Paul Dano (trailer). 
  • The Ballad of Buster Scruggs – 2018 anthology western film from the Coen brothers (trailer). 
  • Manifest – 2018 NBC TV show about airline passengers who seems to develop supernatural powers after disappearing for a bit (trailer). 
  • Lost ABC TV series that ran from 2004 to 2010 about a group of people who are lost on an island, also there is a polar bear, smoke monster, and a rockstar hobbit (trailer). 
  • A Knight’s Tale – 2001 Knight-centric film staring Ennis Del Mar famous for its obvious historical inaccuracies and bananas soundtrack (trailer). 
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In where Fred Flinstone, The Joker, JARVIS, and Wash are all buddies.
  • Queen – 1970’s rock band featuring Freddie Mercury and some other guys who made some alright songs sometimes.
  • Dirty Shirley – Alcoholic take on the Shirley Temple, made of vodka, lemon-lime soda, grenadine, and cherry liqueur. 
  • The NaNoWriMo Song” – 2011 song by Kristina Horner about the trials and tribulations of participating in NanoWrimo. 
  • Noir – Genre often dealing with physical and social darkness, crime, detective stories, etc. 
  • City Lights – Independent bookstore located in San Francisco, founded in 1953.
  • Powell’s – Chain of bookstores situated in and around Portland, Oregon, founded in 1971.
  • Barnes & Noble – Large-scale bookstore conglomerate with over 600 stores, mainly used for their bathrooms and for stealing magazines. 
  • Amazon Bookstore – Chain of brick-and-mortar bookstores ran by Amazon, which is something, I guess. 
  • Amazon Alexa – Tiny speaker robot that you can use to order milk or whatever. 
  • Eureka, California – County seat of Humboldt County, hometown of Write Sweat Jesse, as well as others
  • Tin Can Mailman – Used bookstore in Arcata, CA, founded in 1972.
  • Northtown Books – New bookstore located in Arcata, CA, less than a block from Tin Can Mailman.
  • Booklegger – Used bookstore located in “Old Town” Eureka.
  • Ingomar Club – Social club in the Carson Mansion, which was built in 1855 and is a classic example of Victorian architecture.

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  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom – Bananas-ass movie involving cloned dinosaurs, cloned humans, and not Lauren Lapkus (trailer). 
  • Club 33 – Secret no-so-secret club inside Disneyland where they serve booze. 
  • Eleven – Psychic character from Stranger Things who likes Eggos.
  • The Return of the King – Third volume of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, written by J.R.R Tolkien and published in 1955.
    • Gondor – Kingdom in Lord of the Rings, described as the “greatest realm of Men.”
    • The Shire – Region in Lord of the Rings settled by Hobbits. 
  • Twin Peaks: The Return – 2017 “3rd Season” of Twin Peaks featuring Kyle MacLachlan, Kyle MacLachlan, and Kyle MacLachlan (trailer). 
  • Dan Harmon – (b. 1973) – Writer and creator of TV shows including Community, Rick and Morty, and Heat Vision and Jack
    • Story Circle” – Harmon’s storytelling and writing technique.
  • Maniac – 2018 Netflix series directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill (trailer). 
  • Cary Fukunaga – (b. 1977) – Director and writer of It and;
  • True Detective – HBO miniseries about how time is a flat circle (trailer). 
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TFW Carl’s is outta Western Bacon Chee

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  • Rogue One – 2016 adventure from the Star Wars universe where everyone dies (spoiler alert) (trailer). 
  • Solo – 2018 adventure from the Star Wars universe featuring Childish Gambino, Woody from Cheers, and Ansel Elgort? (trailer). 
  • The Last Jedi 2017 Star Wars film with lotsa Porgs and Space Dern (trailer).
  • Bwonggg” – Movie soundtrack noise popularized by Hans Zimmer, probably most known for its inclusion in Inception.
  • A Star is Born – 2018 remake (trailer) of a remake of a remake starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper as;
    • Jackson Maine – Country singer, guy who just wants to take another look at things. 
  • The Christmas Chronicle – 2018 Xmas movie starring Kurt Russel and Little Steven sans bandana (trailer). 
  • Critical Role – Web series started in 2010 featuring voice actors playing D&D.
  • Despicable Me – Film franchise that introduced the world to the Minions (trailer). 

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