Is The Lighthouse Crazier Than CATS? (The Lighthouse and CATS Podcast Reviews)

We’ve got another jellicle podcast where we talk about which 2019 movie drove us crazier, The Lighthouse or CATS!

HINT: It’s CATS.

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Dodo Airlines to lay off fifty percent of staff amid pandemic-related flight cancellations

Dodo Airlines will temporarily lay off 50% of employees starting this week as the airline struggles with fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The island-based airlines told Nook News that the reorganization will primarily affect front line workers.

For weeks, Dodo Airline locations across multiple island villages have seen empty airports full of vacant seats, with at most one villager per island opting to use the company’s services.

“To say goodbye to such a large proportion of our employees is a painful decision but one we are required to take,” said pilot and sole remaining employee Wilbur in a press release sent to villagers’ mailboxes.

animal-crossing-dodo-airlines-airport.jpegDodo Airlines’ parent company, Nintendo, is expected to to patch Orville, the Senior Operations and Administrative Manager, out of Animal Crossing: New Horizons in a future update. Wilbur will temporarily assume responsibility for administrative work as well as piloting all aircrafts.

“I think I get the gist of it,” Wilbur told Nook News. “I ask where they want to go, I tell them if they have a Nook Miles ticket on file, then I frantically slam on the computer keyboard, right?”

Wilbur also added he’s optimistic that this period will expose some redundancies in the Dodo Airline processes. “I noticed Orville always asks our customers to connect to the internet *after* they arrive. Why don’t we just assume they already want to connect *before* they arrive? Seems like a waste of time for everyone…”

We were able to speak with a former employee who wished to remain anonymous. The unnamed individual told us that they’re unconvinced the pandemic was the only cause for the layoff. “I think Wilbur just wanted me gone and this was a convenient excuse.”

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The Invisible Man Killed One of Us (No Cats in This One Though)

This week we’re watching The Invisible Man and NOT Cats. Absolutely no Cats this week, sorry everybody. Also John dies in this one so look forward to that!

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Did You Catch These Mega Man Easter Eggs in the Resident Evil 3 Remake Demo?

Did you spot these references to the Blue Bomber in the Resident Evil 3 Remake demo?

The latest anticipated remake in the Resident Evil series has a new demo available in PlayStation and Xbox stores now. But amidst all the zombies, flaming cars, and general Raccoon City mayhem, there’s a few fun Easter eggs for fans to find if they keep their eyes peeled.

The first is a poster for an upcoming science forum posted just outside the subway car Jill starts in at the beginning of the demo:

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The forum presents the question “Will robots surpass humanity?”, a hint towards the robotic future seen in Capcom’s prolific series Mega Man. But closer inspection reveals the two scientists hosting the debate are listed as Dr. Light and Dr. Wily, Mega Man’s father figure and arch nemesis respectively. The date listed, October 24-25, 1998 hold no real significance to the Mega Man series itself, although 1998 was the year that Mega Man & Bass was released on the Super Famicom in Japan.

But that’s not all. Mega Man himself makes an appearance at the “Toy Uncle” store, but not in the way you might expect him…

A Mega Man action figure can be seen for sale sporting his infamous blue and yellow jumpsuit from the original NES release of Mega Man 1. He even comes complete with an equally embarrassing catchphrase “It’s time to get Mega, Man!”

While that’s all the Mega Man references we were able to find, that doesn’t mean that’s the only Easter eggs the developers sneaked into this demo. There’s no telling if these references make it into the full release, or if there’ll be even more nods to famous Capcom series to find when the game comes out in April.

Let us know if you were able to find more Easter eggs in the comments!

The Worst (and Most Disappointing) Horror Movies Ever

Just in time for Halloween… Let’s ruin Halloween! We’re recounting our worst and most disappointing horror movies ever. Let’s end this Spooktober not with a bang, but with bad feelings.
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Remembering the Best Games of 2018 (And 2017 a Little Bit)

But enough about 2019, let’s relive the glory days of 2018 again! We talk all our favourite video games from last year, and even some from 2017! … We’re bad at lists.

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