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Monster Blog Wednesday: Favorite Season Finale Moments

Game of Thrones season four is coming to an end this Sunday, so we decided to look back and find our favorite season finale moments from television’s past.

The Sopranos Season 2 Finale “Funhouse” –  Big Pussy’s Death

Although we saw it coming, the death of Sal “Big Pussy” Bonpensiero was still heartbreaking and violent. It was a stark reminder that there are rules to be followed in  Tony Soprano’s world, and if you break those rules, best friend or not, you’ll sleep with the fishes. While friendship isn’t exactly a major theme in the  Soprano’s, Tony’s crew relied on each other to survive in the cutthroat world of organized crime. As you might expect, Big Pussy wasn’t the first or last cog to fall during the Soprano’s run, but his death was one of the most important in the series.

– Ryan

Breaking Bad Season 4 Finale “Face Off” –  The Death of Gus and the Rise of Heisenberg.

In one of Heisenberg’s most devious plans he turns his once nemesis, Hector Salamanca, into his interment of death but taking down the fried chicken king with a bell, a pipe bomb, and the element of surprise. When I was watching this episode unfold I had no idea that Gus would go this way. I had a feeling his days were numbered as Walter became more and more like the devil incarnate, but I had no idea he would go like this. The ultimate “fuck you” move has to be settling the score by taking your lifetime enemy down with you. And of course, who comes out on top? Walter White.

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-Matt

 

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Apparently 2 Year Olds Are Getting Gastric Bypass Surgery Now

(Really?)  “A morbidly obese two-year-old has become the  youngest person in the world to undergo a gastrecstomy – where most of the  stomach is cut away.

The parents of the toddler from Saudi Arabia  – who weighed more than 5st and had a Body Mass Index of 41 – sought help  because he suffered severe breathing problems while asleep.

Two attempts to control his weight by dieting  failed, wrote his surgeons in an article in the International Journal of Surgery  Case Reports.

Gastrectomy is a drastic alternative to  gastric band or bypass surgery – none of which would ever be carried out on  pre-teen children in the UK.

When he first presented to an endocrinologist  at 14 months the toddler weighed 3st 4lb, but after dieting for four months his  weight increased to more than 4st.

The doctors from Prince Sultan Military  Medical City at Riyadh were unable to ascertain whether the child’s parents had  stuck to the diet.”

Operation: A morbidly obese two-year-old has become the youngest person in the world to undergo bariatric surgery

So this is where we are at as a society. 2 year olds are now getting gastric bypass surgery. 2 year olds! Yeah this kid is enormous but he’s 2, which means he can’t do anything on his own. The kid can barely stand in the pictures. You’re telling me his parents can’t get this kid on some type of diet? Maybe don’t eat 40 meals a day, get some exercise, basically anything but surgery. To be honest I have some selfish motives here. This kid’s left arm is awesome. He is the Michelin Man reincarnated and I love it. Almost defies logic how fat his arm is. Saudi Arabia really knows how to ruin this guys day.

– Ryan

P.S. “Morbidly obese” are the two most accurate words in the English language. When I think of the words morbidly obese I now have the mental image of this two year old in my head.

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