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In My Basement, No One Can Hear You Scream

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There’s a scene in Aliens (one of my favorite movies ¬†ever, btw) where Ripley heads down to the substation area to rescue Newt. She comes across the Alien Queen and there appears to be this little ¬†head game going on where the Queen seems to allow Ripley to take the girl. (After Ripley displays the might of her flame-thrower/M41-A Pulse Rifle.) The Queen waves off her little workers and Ripley starts backing away. Except right before they leave, one of the Face-hugger eggs opens up. And Ripley gives the Queen this “Oh, hell no” look and then sets fire to the whole place. Hilarity ensues. (Honestly, I’ve been scouring you-tube for that clip and I can’t very many clips from the movie, alas.) My point being? If I had a flame-thrower, I’d set fire to my house and walk away. Let’s take a look at the events of this week,… Read more