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THE HOBBIT OFFICE

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. In an office at a paper company this hobbit worked. Watch Martin Freeman and the SNL cast pull off an impecible Hobbit version of “The Office”.

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SCI-FI STARSHIP CHART

DirkLoechel–who is apparently either unemployed or has the world’s greatest job because he has far too much free time on his hands–put together this elaborate chart of nearly every science fiction starship ever, to scale. It excludes some of the exceptionally large starships like the Death Star because he “had to draw the line somewhere”.

Check out the full-size chart on his Deviant Art page, found here.

GUIDE TO TRUSTING YOUR POP-CULTURE DOCS

Finding the right doctor in today’s complex healthcare environment can be difficult. Fortunately for us, Shea Strauss is here to help us figure out which doctors we should count on. Shea created this matrix rating the trustability and professional training of some of pop-cultures most well known docs. Personally I would have added Dr. Acula. I hear he’s great with blood.

GAME OF THRONES DOUBLE FEATURE

Whether you drool at the thought of Daenerys Targaryen like I do or simply enjoy George R.R. Martin‘s masterfully crafted Game of Thrones series, here are a couple of videos that may tickle your fantasy. The first is a re-imagining of the television series’ opening credits in the Mad Men-esque style of Saul Bass. The second takes a look at the filmmaking magic of the FX team; the show won several Emmys last week including best visual effects. Go on, double your pleasure, double your fun [yes I went there].