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Sharktopus Takes Syfy to Court, CHOMPS the Judge

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Sharktopus Angered at Judge's Ruling

Friday, September 24th, Sharktopus took the Syfy Channel to court on allegations of misrepresentation. Sharktopus and Syfy’s relationship has been rockier than a sand-free beach. Sharktopus’ anger began to manifest itself after he saw the first trailer for the movie and realized he was being portrayed like a monster instead of the peace loving environmentalist he claims to be.

Sharktopus put together several pieces of evidence to prove that Syfy neglected Sharktopus’ rights as a mutant creature. First he claimed that Syfy did not show for his honorary picnic. Second they ignored his protest and demand for mutant rights earlier this month, not even deigning to comment on his complaints. Third he produced video of footage that he says Syfy and Roger Corman conspired to edit incorrectly and show Sharktopus in an unfair and untruthful light. Sharktopus tells us that “the film uses footage of me rescuing people and doing good, then it portrays me as a monster on a rampant killing spree, but this just isn’t true. You can see in my version of the film that I was merely CHOMPing the people who were clearly participating in the conspiracy against me.”

Here is Sharktopus’ video of his version:

Once Sharktopus was sitting at the plaintiff’s table, he appeared particularly angry that Syfy sent a lawyer and an unpaid intern to represent their defense case. The intern did not even take the stand for Sharktopus to cross examine her. He spit with anger, “I would have sucker-slapped her if she sat up there and spoke against me. What does an intern know? It’s the ultimate insult.”

Not only did the Honorable Judge Don Prudence refuse to allow cross examination of the defendant, but he refused to consider Sharktopus’ evidence as well, “You are an abomination, and you do not qualify under the equal protection clause because you are not a person. Therefore I will dismiss your suit and allow Syfy to air Sharktopus the Movie on Saturday September 25th 9/8 central time as scheduled.” He slammed his gavel several times when Sharktopus’ tentacles began twitching, “I will have order in this court! Restrain your tencleeeeeagh!” These were the last words Judge Don Prudence uttered before Sharktopus introduced him to the tentacle named Obliviator.

For fans who want to watch Julie and Roger Corman’s film, Sharktopus, here are a few games for your Sharktopus ViewingParty.


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September 24, 2010 at 10:29 AM

Sharktopus Party Games

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Bikini babes… Don’t know any? Print a picture, bring a doll wearing bikini, heck, put a bikini on your dog. Or, if you’re really brave, wear one yourself.

Bikini girl's await Sharktopus the Movie, airing Sep 25th 9/8 Central

According to Facebook and Twitter poll, the drink of choice is Bloody Mary–virgin or naughty. Please drink responsibly and obey all laws.

Lots of #CHOMP! Be sure to tweet your #CHOMPing as you watch the film. Sharktopus is sure to be listening. Post photos of your CHOMPing on the Sharktopus facebook page, or post them to twitpic and mention @sharktopus2010

Here are various SHARKTOPUS PARTY GAME ideas, mix and match at your own risk:

Every time someone in the movie says “S Eleven” you should wiggle your arms like an enraged Sharktopus (also called tentacling).

Every time someone screams you should make a CHOMPing motion with your arms. Do this by pointing hands towards each other and making your arms act like jaws, opening and closing them. Wiggle your fingers while you do this.

You should always guess who Sharktopus will CHOMP next. When you’re right, everyone in your party should make the CHOMPing motion at you.

Every time Sharktopus CHOMPS, SQUEEZES, STABS, or STRANGLES somebody you should either make the CHOMPing motion or tentacle a random person in your party, even if that person is a cat or a dog, and especially if they are a Dinoshark.

Every time “Nichole Sands” points, you should point back at her and shout “Sharktopus will get you!”

Every time you hear “killing machine” you should make the CHOMPing motion or tentacle somebody.

Every time someone in your party laughs they must be tentacled.

You should guess when Ralph Garman will say “DAMN YOU SHARKTOPUS!”, shout it out loud when you think it will happen. OR (New rule) Every time you see Eric Roberts on the screen yell “DAMN YOU ERIC ROBERTS” <–this option only available to TEAM SHARKTOPUS members.

Written by sosnowy

September 23, 2010 at 1:23 PM

Former Miss USA Forgets Boyfriend, Goes for Sharktopus

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When former Miss USA, Shandi Finnessey was asked by her boyfriend Ralph, “Would you like to hang out in Puerto Vallarta this summer?” she thought, Exotic vacation on my boyfriend’s dime? Sure! “Only if you insist,” she replied. Ralph promptly swiped his credit card, hoping to propose and off they went — to  Mexico, but what happened next is the stuff fairy tales are made of. Even Disney would drop his jaw!

On a hot summer afternoon, Shandi pulled off her tee and rolled her pants. Wearing an all-American bikini (Thank you, China), she eased on a chair on their rented boat. As Shandi pulled out a suntan lotion from her purse, Ralph promptly jumped in and grabbed it. Rubbing some of the lotion and admiring his special lady, Ralph wondered when and how he could pop the question. As Shandi felt his heavy hands on her fragile frame, she consoled herself with the memory of the designer purse, which Ralph had bought her last week. The thought of many more such goodies to follow in the future helped her stay calm. But only for a while. “I need something more. Someone more exciting,” she thought. Ralph gave her a light kiss on the neck, but this new thought just kept popping up.

“Aaaawww.” Her thoughts were interrupted. She wondered what had happened to Ralph’s voice. “Aaaawww.” She turned around to see — a giant creature grabbing and chomping on the folks at the marina. Ralph and Shandi froze. Before they could move, the “half shark-half octopus” stampeded over, chomped on Ralph like a McDonald’s  mini meal and then disappeared into the water.

See footage of Ralph being CHOMPed:

“That thing was so bold and so confident. I was smitten. I know most girls would see a shrink to recover from this trauma, but quite frankly, this half-shark, half-octopus turned me on. That sexy beast.” She eased back on her chair. “So what is so great about this Sharktopus?” I asked. “I admit: I have always fallen for bad boys,” she replied. “Even though I have always said I like nice guys. But that was just to make me look good.”

Currently Shandi is busy swiping Ralph’s credit cards and has hired a team to hunt Sharktopus to “avenge Ralph’s death.” In private, she confesses that she actually can’t stop obsessing about the beast and will do anything to “find the love of my life.” Stay tuned for more updates.

Vikram Chopra is an aspiring journalist in American media who is never going to make it because “life sucks.”

Written by sosnowy

September 17, 2010 at 10:46 AM