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Monday
May122014

Beauty Vs Beast: The Boy-Men Next Door

JA from MNPP here - judging by the box office receipts a few of you joined me this weekend in going to see the first big comedy of the Summer of 2014, Neighbors, which had dumb beauty Zac Efron face off against the comparatively beastly Seth Rogen. ("Beastly" is not necessarily a pejorative here, especially judging by the hearty pro-Rogen contingent that showed up when I "Do Dump Marry"'d these two alongside co-star Dave Franco over at my site last week.) Enough of us showed to bounce a superhero sequel in just its second week, at that! So since it's the hot topic this Monday morning (and Zac finally has a post-adolescent hit on him) it only seems right to devote this week's "Beauty Vs. Beast" to the boy-men at its surprisingly gooey center...

 

 

You've got til next Sunday to spank out your case in the comments, so have at it.

 

PREVIOUSLY ON

Last week we stepped into the ring with a tune on our lips thanks to the Broadway version of Rocky and asked you who KO'd who, and finally coming out with the championship this time was the titular Italian Stallion himself, with just under 60% of the vote. I think some of those votes might've been less than Stallone-inspired though, and might've had more to do with the Tony-nominated lead of the stage show; as John T put it...

 

"Write-In: Andy Karl (...drool)"

 

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Reader Comments (17)

I totallly see that Zac is fit and attractive,but Seth's HAIRY CHEST IS LUSH.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermark

can i choose "neither" this week? Hmmm. i mean obviously there are reasons to choose either but i'm still torn. also for reasons.

May 12, 2014 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Be brave go for Seth.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermark

Seth Rogen looks like my brother. My vote is for Efron.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

I'll never get the Zac Efron thing. Well, I guess I get it. But not really.

But I really don't get the Seth Rogan thing. Nu-uh.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

So Mac says he loves the Kevin Conroy Batman?

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

Seth Rogen for me. I actually find him very attractive. Efron doesn't do it for me.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSad man

For me, Efron is nothing but a Ken doll...whereas Rogen is a real, cuddly man.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBill_the_Bear

Volvagia -- lol. He's a Keaton man, actually. but their gravel-off Batman voice fight is a pretty good moment in the movie.

May 12, 2014 | Registered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Just checked it out and: Keaton? Really? Not bad (certainly better than Bale in the suit, even though he's worse out of it and is not really expected to DO a lot acting wise outside of his first movie), but not THE BEST. Conroy is the nuclear bomb, final option, no arguments BEST Batman, regardless of medium.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterVolvagia

BZZZT wrong answer Michael Keaton's Batman the end.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJA

3rtful, could I have your brother's phone number? Totally Team Rogen!!!

The movie was silly fun, too. Dude.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterforever1267

Efron reminds me of those self-absorbed, douchey guys on Grindr and Scruff that see other people as nothing more than masturbatory instruments. Meanwhile Rogen is probably someone who's cultivated superior bedroom skills to compensate for his lack of good looks. So...I'll go with Rogen.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterTroy H.

Deep down, I'm superficial. Call me Ready for Teddy.

May 12, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPaul Outlaw

Lol that was so true, I vote Rocky because of the sexy broadway actor

And is this even a question? Efron of course, and I don't evem like him as a human being.

May 13, 2014 | Unregistered Commentercraver

considering they're barely the same species, this is a much closer result than i imagined

May 13, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterpar

My heart is saying Seth, but my hole is saying Zac. So conflicted </3

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