BattleBots: S7 E8

BattleBots: S7 E8

[BattleBots: S7 E8 is available online through ABC GO and Hulu.] Congratulations, you survived the Olympics hiatus. The good news is you’ll never have to hear anyone whine about them in the context of robot combat for exactly four years from this date. Unless,...
BattleBots: S7 – What Got Cut

BattleBots: S7 – What Got Cut

With the Rio Olympics in full swing, and with the new season of BattleBots getting ready to enter the quarterfinals, ABC has made the admittedly smart move to hold off on broadcasting the rest of the show because we as a country apparently have to know if Michael...
BattleBots: S1 E1

BattleBots: S1 E1

Welcome back to BattleBots Update. This time around we’ll be getting back into our namesake and taking a look at BattleBots, the event that started it all for this comedy-column-turned-website disaster. Special thanks go out to the Fighting Robot Archive...
BattleBots: S6 E1

BattleBots: S6 E1

[Episode 1 and individual fights available on ABC.com] So here we are. 2015, and I’m writing another installment to “BattleBots Update”, a column I last contributed to in 2008 on a website that has long since given up the ghost; seven years since my...