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From August 2009 to December 2010, The Brothers Chaps used an RSS feed with updates to homestarrunner.com along with commentary, using Google's FeedBurner service. The page seemed to be run mostly by Matt Chapman. The entries are archived below, with wiki links added where appropriate.

The service was discontinued in 2015 when the "Subscribe" button was replaced with the YouTube button in the NavBar. However, the page itself remains as of July 2024, with all of the posts intact, albeit with all the images now broken due to the Post-Flash Site Update.


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[edit] New Holiday Toon - A Decemberween Mackerel

Posted: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:00:00 EST

Surprise! Like an errant reindeer that's come loose from the sleigh, hurtling towards the earth at breakneck speed, bursting into flames, and impact cratering the crap out of your front yard...It's a Decemberween cartoon! Marzipan takes it upon herself to try and improve Senor Cardgage's dismal life. Man! Years go by fast, huh?! Cram that holiday cheer! Cram it!

[edit] Store - 2011 SBemail of the Month Calendar

Posted: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:00:00 EST

Bubs all like - After the utter failure of the 2007 King of Town Robe-of-the-Day calendar, I've decided to invest in Free Country USA's numba one son...what's his head. You know. The little guy with the giant head and the evil glowing eyes. Yeah, Strong Bad, thats it! He'll make me some serious cash! It's the 2011 SBemail of the Month Calendar! Each month features a glorified scene and a quote from one of SB's email shows. I just chose em at random cause that's how I do it! Click here to invest in my hovercraft-having future!

[edit] Main Page - #26 Mainly Xerioux

Posted: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 12:51:00 EST

Xeriouxly Forxe mania has hit the main pages of HomestarRunner.com like a shiny, pointy mouth that refuses to open when it talks! Get an exclusive look at both Marshie and the Stick in their Xerioux formx on this new main homepage! Even the copyright date got updated! Holy smoxe! Click here to mouseover to the EXTREME!

[edit] Toons - Homestar Runner: XERIOUXLY FORXE!

Posted: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 00:14:00 EST
Updated: Fri, 02 Apr 2010 01:00:00 EST

Homestar and Strong Bad are BACK like you've never seen them before! Pointier, angrier, pre-teenier!! The 6-12 demographic won't know what hit em when they witness Xeriouxly Forxe, the all-new adventures of Homestar Runner and friends with a bold new look and an edgier style that just screams, "Hey 6-12 demographic! Do you know what hit you? Can you tell our focus group person that you don't know what hit you, please?" With all those X's in the name, it has to be cool! Click here to witness the reboot!

[edit] Games - Strong Bad's Cool Game for MAC

Posted: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 21:45:00 EST
Removed: On or before Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:00:00 EST

Strong Bad hollers - Telltale Games, the mouth-breathers who brought HomestarRunner.com to unholy videogame life with 'Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People', are finally bringing their games to something called "the Mac" and they're letting peeps vote for the next game to receive the portjob. Currently, ol' SBCG4AP is LOSING to Sam and Max! Travesties! Come on people, let's put those crime fighting anthropomorphs to shame! Even if you don't own a Mac, don't you want to be a part of making someone else feel really, really bad about themselves? Who doesn't, right? Click here to humiliate Rabbit Dog and Bunnym'n!

[edit] Store - 2010 Wall Calendar

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 21:18:00 EST
Removed: On or before Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:00:00 EST

Bubs say - I've always said that calendars are the flattest way to make money and now here's the proof! It may surprise your face, but I managed to squeeze all 12 months into this full color job. Each month features one of each of your favorite styles: Trogdor, Dangeresque, Videlectrix, Limozeen, even regular old Strong Bad and Homestar. And don't get me started on that Halloween month! 'Doozy' wouldn't even describe the half of it! If calling this a 'swimsuit calendar' gets you to buy it more, I'll say that too! Features all the significant dates like Trogday, Not The Cheat's Birthday, and more! 2010 will be a bum year without this thing! Click here to getcha one!

[edit] Stuff - New Baby vs. Updates!

Posted: Tue, 01 Dec 2009 21:18:00 EST

Matt says - You loyal RSS subscriber-types get the inside scoop: A new very, very little girl has been birthed unto the Chaps family so please be patient with updates as we head into the year's end. In celebration, here's a Homestar Store coupon code for 10% off any order of $20 or more. Just paste 'holiday10' into the 'Coupon or Promotional Code' box during checkout to claim that discount. Thanks for your patience and high five!

[edit] Store - Decemberween Greeting Cards

Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 16:00:00 EST

Strong Sad says - Since I spend every Decemberween locked inside a bathtub, the only shred of festivity I get to experience is sending out Decemberween cards. And now you can share in the wonder of writing something extremely dark and depressing inside and cheerful holiday card. Each box of nine cards comes with 3 of each design. There's a folky woodcut of The Stick that Marzipan made, Homestar wishing you and yours Death Defying Entertainment this season, and finally my very own family adorned with soft focus and sparkle filters. Click here to start Decemberweening!

[edit] Ween - The Pumpkin Show and Contest Winners!

Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 04:43:00 EST

Homestar says - Welcome back to The Punkin Show, ladies and gentletypes! We've taken our tried and true approach to having no formula and added a whole 12oz can of punkin puree! The result is a mixed bag of mixed metaphors, carved punkins, and FABULOUS PRIZES!! This episode of The Show features real fan-carved punkins from real carved-fans. Did yours make the cut? Or did you just paint some stuff on a pumpkin and take a tiny .25 megapixel photo of it with your phone? This is the last of the Halloween related updates! I promise! Click here to see the punkins and WIN BIG!

[edit] Store - Baby Homestar and Strong Bad Clothes

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 22:00:00 EST

Matt says - Since people all the time seem to be having babies, we decided to put this impossible meeting of Baby Strong Bad and Baby Homestar on some kids' sized rompers! These melon-headed babies will look adorable on your melon-headed babies! I think the design may have been based on a crappy sketch I drew on our white board that Mike took a picture of and traced like four years ago when we made the sbemail 'high school.' Way to go Mike! Click here to pick one up for your diaper child!

[edit] Ween - Fan Costumes and Contest Winners!

Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2009 11:28:00 EST

Strong Bad says - Listen tightly as I unload on all the unfortunate saps that decided to try and dress up like me or somebody less cool than me for Halloween this year. I also announce the winners of the Costume Contest. Man, those winners are losers. But seriously, thanks to all the lame-o's that dressed up. If I didn't make fun of you specifically this year, just know that deep down in my heart of hearts, I'm always making fun of you, regardless of the crap you have painted on your face, or the paper you have taped to your shirt. Click to let the verbal slaughter begin!

[edit] Store - City (Comma) State T-Shirt

Posted: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 00:00:00 EST

Strong Bad says - Once again my genius has spawned a cool t-shirt for you to wear. Inspired by my sbemail 'independent' it's the official film crew shirt for the indie film City (Comma) State. On the front of the shirt, there's a totally off-beat quirky irreverent dysfunctional polaroid image of the thirty-something hipster protagonists. The back of the shirt boasts, in stylish hand-drawn font of course, that you're part of the film crew for 'Indier Than Thou Productions,' acclaimed makers of 20-30 million dollar indie films. What are you waiting for? Get extra-elitist with this sweet brown deal! Stylishly ironic and self-aware and hip and subversive and all that crap! Click here to buy you some o' dat!!

[edit] Ween - New Halloween Toon!

Posted: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 03:33:00 EST

Strong Sad says - At long last my prose takes center stage in our latest Halloween adventure! Witness my Lovecraftian/Poe-lian/Blochy opus, 'Doomy Tales of the Macabre!' Since I'm a notoriously bad prankster (although I thought replacing everyone's iodized salt with sea salt was pretty genius), I decided to go with what I know and hit everybody with my best weapon: weird gloomy fiction! No one is spared! All will suffer! Have a safe and pleasant Halloween! Click if you dare!

[edit] Ween - Costumes Teaser

Posted: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST

Homestar says - Pointy silhouettes! It must mean it's almost time for a new Hallowed Ween cartoon! Gather round the water cooler or water fountain or keg and discuss among friends and coworkers who you think everybody's dressed up as this year! Is it an obscure 70's reference? 80's reference? NINETIES reference?!?! Or is it just more dumb crap from a video game? Only times will tells! Click here to start guessing!

[edit] Weeklies - Butcher Bros Represent!

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 03:33:00 EST

Matt says - This week's sketchbook is the cover of the instruction booklet for the abandoned Pigs On Head sequel Butcher Bros. You controlled both brothers in their Sausage Truck, handing out sausage to cooks who would appear out of doorways. Never seemed worth the trouble to execute I suppose.

Fanstuff comes from Alex Jackson, possibly in the UK, who made this awesome Homestar door knocker. Let me in, dun dun dun, let me in! And don't forget the Quote of the Week which is the full mp3 of Brainkrieg's Halloween jam Decomposing Pumpkins.

[edit] Ween - Brainkrieg Halloween Song

Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EST

Strong Bad says - Cheerleader's favorite black-wristband wearing high school band Brainkrieg is BACK with their Halloween single 'Decomposing Pumpkins!' Now I know what you're thinking. 'But, Strong Bad, since you DRAW the Teen Girl Squad, doesn't this mean that technically YOU made this song?' And the answer is this: I kinda black out a lot lately and when I wake up sometimes things I made up in my brain come to life. I practically pee my pants every time a Cheat Commandos comes on. Listen to those practice amps BUZZ!

[edit] Ween - Costume/Pumpkin Contest

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 02:33:00 EST

Matt says - Here's something we've probably never done before. Instead of just having Strong Bad unload on all the cool costumes folks send us, we're gonna let Homestar pick his favorite carved pumpkin and have Strong Bad pick the 'best' costume. With those two, the criteria for judging could vary wildly. Homestar could find a picture of an avocado in a cooking magazine and decide THAT wins first prize. And speaking of prizes, the sender of the winning pumpkin and winning costume will get a $20 gift code for the Homestar store. So break out the cardboard and duct tape and send us your costumes and also send us your pumpkins!

[edit] Ween New Pumpkin Stencils!

Posted: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 02:33:00 EST

Homestar says - Hey look! There's new pumpakin stencils for 2009! But, OH, what's this? Why is there some type pumpakin meter in my upper left hand screens? And why come do I sometimes get a verbal treat when I click on a pumpakin? Well, it's all a part of what I've just decided to start calling, 'Some Minor Changes to the Pumpkin Stencils Thing 2009.' Pretty catchy, huh? Rolls right off that tongue-o. Start hacking up those bulbous, orange squash!

[edit] Support Your Local Wiki

Posted: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EST

Matt says - The Homestar Wiki is such an insanely detailed knowledge base about all things Homestar that it has a whole section devoted to 'GOOGLY-EYED OBJECTS'! I can only think of two and I have to be at least partially responsible for every instance of googly-eyed objects on the website! When you try and make a cartoon every week or so for 10 years, the details start to get fuzzy. The wiki brings them back into stark, arresting focus. Like those close-up mirrors hotel bathrooms sometimes have that make your skin look terrible no matter how much Sea Breeze you dunk your head in. Anyhow, they need to cover their hosting costs like anybody else. Donate Now!

[edit] Store - New LamaLaminated Laptop Skins!

Posted: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 12:18:00 EST

Videlectrix Guy says - These 3 new laminated laptop skin designs available in 5 different sizes have taken our good graphics to new high-resolutions! Pretend you bought a more expensive laptop with the brushed metal look of Seriously Titanium Homestar. Or pretend you like shiny stars with Shiny Star. And finally, pretend the character Bubs has taken your laptop to 'a better place' with the Slightly Shotugnned Lappy 486 design. Who among us hasn't secretly wished there was a gaping hole through their laptop that a potential half-decent date might peer through while you work diligently in a hospital cafeteria? Buy em!

[edit] Sbemail - Videography

Posted: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EST

Strong Bad says - A self-proclaimed Video Media Technologist apparently needs to hire me as 'videographer' to videotape his wedding. If I ignore the inherent creepitude that comes from putting 'videographer' in quotes *shudder*, then I'm still left with the fact that a Video Media Technologist couldn't figure out how to put a tripod in a corner and press REC. That's like King Tut asking you to mummify his cat for him, right? That analogy is solid gold! Watcha!

[edit] Powered by The Cheat - Crystal Fortress

Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EST

Matt says - Here's a little something we made years ago with the They Might Be Giants boys that we never really did anything with (they released it on a podcast one time, though). So we figured we'd give the keys to The Cheat (in his first video since hip-hop/death metal smash hit Trudgemank)and mix it with a healthy dose of 'Stave it Off Guy' from the 'for kids' sbemail. I've just been calling him Stave for short. My dream was always to get Linnell dressed up like Stave and have puppet Strong Bad harrass and harangue him but that puppet weighs too freaking much to take anywhere. Check outs!

[edit] Short - The Animated Adventures of Puppet Homestar

Posted: Tue, 15 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EST

Homestar says - Everybody loves the Puppet Homestar. He is a terrific hand-in-the-headthlete. At short last, I bring the hit homepage No. 25 to life! What do you get when you cross a cartoon with photos of puppets? Why, something that defeats the purpose of BOTH those things, THAT'S what you get! This puts Muppets, Supermarionation, and the sham marriage known as Gumby to shame! I mean, who can resist that ol'Shark-Tooth Bubs?! Click it out, kids!

[edit] Sbemail - Dictionary

Posted: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 12:00:00 EST

Strong Bad says - Like two sides of an extremely rare, valuable, and attractive coin, there's Strong Bad the grammar policeman on one hand, and Strong Bad the guy that makes up a buncha crap all the time on t'other. And nothing fuses the two together like a made-up dictionary. Count Longardeaux from sbemail 134: record book makes his first appearance in 70 sbemails! Click here to watchmail Strong Bad!

[edit] Short - On Break

Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EST

Matt says - When you unintentionally create three different giant foam mascot costumes several years apart, you KNOW you're doing something right. Mike and I were walking from the car place to Oga's on a very pedestrian unfriendly highway when we wrote most of this short. There were lotsa car dealerships though, with all types of undualting, inflatable eye-catchers to help inspire us. Mike lost his flip flop crossing the 8-lane street and had to wait for the light to change to run back and get it. Click this HTML hyperlink to watch some embedded Flash content!

[edit] Sbemail - Independent

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 12:00:00 EST

Strong Bad says - Some nerd asks about some crap that I hate like usual and I get a new computer. This is an instance of somebody asking me for something very specific and I instead do an ever-so-gentle dance around what they really want me to say and do. I love to sit back and imagine their dissatisfaction as an increasingly frustrated bald programmer type sitting in a cubicle filled with greasy empty fast food bags. But then again, I like to imagine a lotta things are frustrated bald fast food bag swimmers so, y'know, wahtever. Check out my new computer!

[edit] Mirror Content

[edit] Short - On Break

Totally without trying, there exist three mascot costumes in the Homestar universe.

[edit] Sbemail - Independent

This one hits close to home. Sorry filmmaker friends!

[edit] Short - Compy Catalog

Unsolicited mail order catalogs are the best way to do ANYTHING.

[edit] Fun Facts

[edit] Trivia

  • The image used in the "Support Your Local Wiki" update is an edited version of a children's museum telethon; at the time, it was among the first images that appeared when "telethon" was searched in Google Images.
  • The Compy Catalog entry is only available on the mirror site.

[edit] Remarks

[edit] Goofs

  • "Whatever" is misspelled as "wahtever".
  • "Undulating" is misspelled as "undualting".
  • "Harass" is misspelled as "harrass".
  • There are several instances where a space between words/punctuation has been omitted.
  • In the United States, daylight-saving time runs from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. Most of the entries on this page would properly be EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), not EST (Eastern Standard Time).
  • The images used in the "Weeklies - Butcher Bros Represent!" update link directly to the current Sketchbook and Weekly Fanstuff images. Viewing the page now means that in the place of images of the Butcher Bros. and the Homestar doorknocker, the current Sketchbook and Fanstuff images are shown instead.

[edit] Inside References

[edit] External Links

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