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5 Ghosts That Haunt the Cast of the New Ghostbusters

Surrounding the praise for the new Ghostbusters is the excellent cast, but what many don’t realize is how their strength is derived from their own experiences with the paranormal. Much like Dan Aykroyd’s ghost-hunting grandpa, this cast has ecto-plasm in their veins.

Lady Slimer

Lady-Slimer

This goo-covered ghost is no different than the Slimer that came before her, but has caused an uproar across the web due to her feminine features. However, Lady Slimer is a real life ghost that has haunted Kristen Wiig since childhood. The specter is said to be responsible for teaching Wiig about the horrors of womanhood and made a bargain that Wiig would attain fame and fortune if she gave Lady Slimer her first born child. Now, indebted to the ghost, Wiig contracted Lady Slimer to play a small roll in the new film.

Betty FriedanThe Disembodied Ghost Head of Betty Friedan

Credited with starting Second-wave feminism, the visage of Betty Friedan spent the films production haunting Melissa McCarthy, often times possessing her body and using it as tool for dismantling the patriarchy. Remember when McCarthy rolled down Sunset Blvd sticking her head out a limousine and giving everyone the finger while shouting “ALL WOMEN ARE BEAUTIFUL! STANDARDS INVENTED BY THE PATRIARCHY HURT EVERYONE” ? That was all Betty Friedan.

Idris ElbaThe Hunky Cunnilingus Ghost of Idris Elba

Idris was a big fan of the original Ghostbusters, and had hoped to get a cameo as the gender-swapped blowjob ghost from the original film. Unfortunately, when this role was never written, he swore that his dream would not go unfulfilled. Leslie Jones calls the haunting a gift and a curse, as she knows when Idris Elba will die (approximately 50 years) but thanks to a interdimensional vortex, she gets to see him every night.

Zool CatMr. Sprinkles

Kate McKinnon is a noted cat-person who was unfortunately cursed with a deadly allergy. In an attempt to find a creature she could love, she participated in a dark ritual: candles, pentagrams, the whole nine-yards. The result was Mr. Sprinkles, an powerful hell-kitten who has gored many house guests and 3 of Lorne Michaels’ assistants.

Gaybraham LincolnGaybraham Lincoln

Never one to turn down a show, Gaybraham Lincoln materialized on the set of the new Ghostbusters one day and found himself quite smitten with the new receptionist portrayed by Chris Hemsworth. The two have been spotted getting lunch at various New York eateries, giggling and holding hands. Move over Hiddleswift, because this president has found his own Norse God!

Kevin Cole

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Sexuality is a Spectrum and We’ve Got The New Ghostbusters Trailer To Prove It

Alright ladies, you thought you were pretty secure in your sexuality, but there’s one steamy video that’s been circulating the web for the past 24 hours that is definitely going to change things. Just take a look at this:

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Okay, okay, dial it back. This may be the most simultaneously titillating and empowering 24 frames of film to grace cinema, but we shouldn’t have come on so strong. Still, that didn’t stop Tumblr user TalesOfNorth from creating a gifset of Kate McKinnon in the new Ghostbusters and captioning it “I think my panties are ghost too because they suddenly disappeared into thin air.”

Us too, TalesOfNorth. Us too. And we’re not the only ones who are fighting to keep the arousal-induced asthma attacks at bay. The New York Times called the movie promo a “slice of cinematic heaven”. It placed first in Time Magazine’s “Top 10 Movie Trailers Under 30” and the Washington Post praised it as “a tantalizing blend of overtly provocative, hilarious and unsexily… sexy?”

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For some this trailer only goes to affirm long-held sexual needs, but for many the footage is bringing about the sensation for the first time. Across the web, women who previously identified as straight are sharing gifs of Kate McKinnon’s performance and admitting that “maybe [they are] are little bit gay.” And that’s okay, sexuality is a spectrum, so you could very much be a little bit gay. In fact, there’s nothing wrong with getting the same amount of excitement from two seconds of Chris Helmsworth kicking down a door as you do from two seconds of Kate McKinnon licking that gun.

The fact is, the world is filled with beautiful people, most of them happen to be in the new Ghostbusters trailer and you owe it to yourself explore what that means for you. Perhaps you’re so overcome with emotions that you know exactly who you’re gonna call and just like tumblr user abitnotgood you’ll place your application to be a new ghostbuster…

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Suffice to say, we’re happy to see some emotions are stronger than the hatred of men’s rights activists who are complaining about the death of their childhood based on a film that was released before they were even conceived. Do yourself a favor and view the trailer below. Should you find yourself in the middle of sexual awakening, please send an email to mailbag@theannualonline.com with the subject line “Ghostbusters Testimonial.”

Kevin Cole, Christine McQuaid