The Weekly Mop Up 3/18/2016


It’s time for The Weekly Mop Up your pop culture roundup. This week there were a ton of great things happening. As always if you want to know what’s going on in the world of Movies, TV, Comics, Sports, Gaming follow us at at the links below! We would love for you to be apart of the Mopcast Community!

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A New Episode of The Occasional Gamers is up. This week they talk the division and more!

Mopcast Raw has Pensacon 2016 Voice Actor Theatre of The Princess Bride. Jim Cummings, Dana Snyder, Veronica Taylor and more do a great cold reading in their famous voices.


If you haven’t heard of this show then you are in for a treat. Michael French is a lover of late 70s and 80s toys who still has his childhood collection. He repairs, restores and reviews some of the greatest toys from our favorite era. We at the Network are huge fans and they have released a pair of videos one on about toys from the Disney movie Tron (who knew there were toys?) and then he takes a look at M.A.S.K. seriously this is a show we highly recommend you subscribe, we don’t miss it.

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Today is the day Netflix releases Daredevil. So if you aren’t sure you should binge watch this show, we at the network say saddle up and give Hell’s Kitchen a try. Plus this season you have The Punisher and Elektra. We at the network have already made our weekend plans.


Fox released a full trailer for X-men Apocalypse that looks about the best we have seen from the upcoming film. Archangel looks pretty sweet and then there is Olvia Wilde as Psyloche, plus we get Storm. The film releases May 27

Star Wars

Industrial Light & Magic, Sykwalker Sound and Lucasfilm wants to create a new experience for Star Wars fans. Soon you might be able to virtually walk through Tatooine

The Trials of Tattoine

It looks like Disney and Lucasfilm are narrowing down their choices on the New Han Solo

Speaking on Han Solo, he better watch out for Greedo in this new Battlefront expansion trailer

On Rebels it looks like Sabine and Rex are in some trouble on next week’s episode ‘The Mystery of Chopper Base’

Vanessa Marshall talks about voicing Hera and her growth during Season 2 in this article on Star

Hamilton An American Musical

Mopcast Founder Scotty White and Mopcast Contributor Carter Maynard are obsessed with the musical Hamilton. Hamilton is the story of the first Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton (he’s on your 10 dollar bill kids) told through hip hop. The cast went to the White House this week and taught workshops to area High School kids, and also gave a performance. Here are the first two songs from the musical.

Hamilton’s Star Lin Miranda Manuel freesyles with help of President Obama

Also in the world of Pop Culture

While our friend’s Paw Paw’s Medicine Cabinet didn’t win, The winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest was pretty sweet you should check out this epic performance

The Weird Satanist Guy is Back this time working at Arby’s

Video Copilot has a new Saber plug in for After Effects and it’s free!

Sesame Street Covers Bone Thugs n Harmony

Netflix releases the trailer for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 2

Sausage Party is going to make you rethink food

New Trailer for the upcoming Tarzan film

They made a new Ben Hur? Why?