Paw Dugan (Paul Schuler) is the resident music guru at That Guy with the Glasses.com. The scruffy faced sonic critic tackles everything from music videos, tunes from past, present, and future, video game music specials, being a Let's Player with fellow That Guy With The Glasses personality and all around lovely geek girl Pushing Up Roses, and co-hosting the official TGWTG podcast Transmission Awesome. He also hosts a review series called Music Movies in which he reviews movies that prominently feature music.
This reviewer provides examples of:
Adorkable: Come on, the guy has a pair of "Dress Headphones" that look exactly like his normal ones. If that doesn't put the Adorkable Rating squarely Over 9000, nothing does.
Book Ends: In his "Top 9 Music Moments In Gaming"; "I'M THE GOD!". It first comes up in Old School Edition, talking about his #9 pick, SimCity. It comes up again during his battle with himself, at the very end of the New School Edition.
Borrowed Catchphrase: He uses the Nostalgia Critic's "OF COURSE!" gag twice. The first (in Total Distortion), is the traditional Raul Julia clip from the Street Fighter, but later is the Critic saying it from Kickassia.
Call Back: The appliances the Dr. Dolittle review are still talking, and even passing the salt in Really Rosie.
The Cameo: Quite a few in his Top 9: Video Game Composers. How about the Critic as a DOG!
Catchphrase: Using the word "whimsy" a lot in Music Movies.
"It's time for Best/Worst! Which song (insert reference to a song from the movie), and which song (insert another reference to another song from the movie)?"
Heroic BSOD: Suffers from one in his cameo on Todd's review of "Titanium" after being introduced to Sia's vocals on a Flo Rida song and then discovering the collaboration with David Guetta.
Inherently Funny Words: In his live King's Quest 2 AGDLet's Play, he stumbles across a message that simply says "Donk". He then spends the rest of the LP working the word "Donk" into every situation he can manage.
In both parts to his "Top 9 Video Game Songs of All Time", Paw retrieved a literal MacGuffin for every song he remembered: a crystal shaped like a musical symbol appeared with the phrase "MACGUFFIN GET!"
Man of a Thousand Voices: He gives all characters in his Let's Plays different, often goofy (and sometimes unfitting), voices. Such as in his Quest for Glory 2 let's play, he gives Abdulla Doo an over the top stereotypical Arabian Accent, while the hero (Who can only say one word at a time) he makes him sound mentally challenged.
Graham: Now why would she toss aside this beautiful harp?
Paw:Because she's a cunt!
Running Gag: During his King's Quest V LP, he would often respond to Cedric's claims that something was dangerous by saying some variant of "is it pOIsonous!?"
In his Hugo 2Let's Play with Pushing Up Roses, after accidentally saying "Uncle Great Horace" instead of "Great Uncle Horace" at the start of the game, he proceeds to mix up the words in a different way every time the character is mentioned.
The Pedantic Semantic concludes his analysis of the various Disney princesses thusly: "So, whether Disney were just scrambling to appeal to the modern girl audience or just evolving with the times is up to interpretation. The fact remains that Snow White is a lazy bitch."
Stealth Pun: Rather than the obvious "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'/Walken" pun when reviewing Cannon Films' rendition of Puss in Boots, starring Christopher Walken, Paw instead goes for the more subtle, "You gotta assert yourself sometimes [...] otherwise they'll just walk all over you."
Take That, Audience!: Amid rising criticism that Music Movies no longer runs down the plot—and sometimes not even all of the songs—of movies in a linear fashion, he outright stops himself while explaining the plot of The Princess and the Frog:
Paw: ...Just watch the movie; what am I your [leers at the camera]fucking CliffNotes?
Leading some viewers to reply in the comments: "Yes! Yes you are!"
The Unreveal: Elisa is about to tell Paw all of the weird places the dartboard portal has taken her when it suddenly activates and the two are teleported away mid-sentence.
Unsettling Gender-Reveal: Parodied in the Mary Martin's Peter Pan review; he initially mistakes Peter Pan for a woman (being played by one and all). When Wendy addresses him as "boy", he panics and proceeds to run out of the house to do "manly things" like fixing a car and drinking beer shirtless to recover his masculinity.