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December 20, 2012 2:39 PM   Subscribe

This Christmas, The Middleman and Wendy return to fight yet another science fiction franchise's villains (previously) in: THE PARADOXICALLY FESTIVE MORTALITY.
posted by kmz (8 comments total) 19 users marked this as a favorite
My husband: "Hey, have you seen this yet?"

Me: "Uh yeah, I read it at six am this morning because I follow Javi's Twitter feed. Duh."

My husband: "Aw, man..."
posted by Kitteh at 5:16 PM on December 20, 2012

posted by Sidhedevil at 5:30 PM on December 20, 2012

I guess I know what I'm rewatching over Christmas.
posted by cthuljew at 6:53 PM on December 20, 2012

Is there anything associated with the middleman that wouldn't fill my heart with glee? Sons of Anarchy is now one of my top ten Middleman curses.

Javi is the best. I'm always tempted to tweet him pictures of adorable kittens when it seems like he's having a bad day, because I know that whenever I'm having a bad day I put on an episode of the middleman, and I'd like to thank him in some small way.

He also puts up copies of his scripts on his website (including the middleman pilot script), for those of you who find that sort of thing interesting.
posted by dinty_moore at 7:25 PM on December 20, 2012 [2 favorites]

Also, I was super bummed that Natalie Morales wasn't cast in SHIELD because I was really hoping I could just pretend that Dub Dub had transferred over. Not that I had any reason to believe that would happen, other than my own dreams and the obvious cashflow behind a stealth middleman spinoff (think of the tens of dvd's they'd sell from that angle alone!), but hell. Javi writes crossover middleman fanfic every year. Now I'm convinced anything can happen.
posted by dinty_moore at 7:29 PM on December 20, 2012 [4 favorites]

The only problem with rewatching The Middleman is that it eventually ends. Even though the Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse gives closure, it's still bittersweet. Javi's little bits of fanfic help.
posted by jiawen at 12:49 AM on December 21, 2012 [2 favorites]

This is delightful. Yay MiddleMan!
posted by rmd1023 at 6:40 AM on December 21, 2012

Also, the Middle Blog today has a list of pop-culture references from the story.
posted by rmd1023 at 8:22 AM on December 21, 2012

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