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Cheech and Chong help celebrate the opening of a Tacoma marijuana store on 4/20

Profits from Commencement Bay Cannabis will go toward education and training for members of the Puyallup Tribe.
Tags: Business, Movies, News, Entertainment, Marijuana, Local News, Northwest, Local Business


Limerick-Off Award (320)

It’s time to announce the latest Limerick-Off winners based on submissions (on this blog and on Facebook) in the last Limerick-Off. Congratulations to DAVID FRIEDMAN, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: “I am not apathetic,” said Lydia. “That is not why I have to get rid o’ ya. So don’t be confused If I seem unenthused; It’s cause YOU fucking gave me chlamydia!” Congratulations to LISI NORTMAN ARDISSONE, who wins the Special LEMON-Themed Limerick Award for this clever acro...
Tags: Humor, Contests, Robert Schechter, David Friedman, Dave Johnson, Limericks, Limerick Award Winners, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Of The Week, Limerick Writing Contest, Brian Allgar, Fred Bortz, Kirk Miller, Tim James, Writing Competitions


Spectacular Spider-man v2 #17 - John Byrne cover

John Byrne Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-man v2 #17, 1978 - Not long after his stint on The Champions, John Byrne's cover features one of the founding members, the Angel. More visceral than graceful, his artwork comes through despite the domineering masthead and clutter of word balloons. Other artists in this issue include Sal Buscema and Dave Hunt. This is number 1 of 5 Spectacular [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, John Byrne, Ted F, Dave Hunt, Sal Buscema, John Byrne Peter Parker


Strange Tales #156 - Jim Steranko art

Strange Tales v1 #156 featuring Nick Fury & Doctor Strange, 1967 - Nick Fury infiltrates the enemy's headquarters on Hydra Island, discovering one of his oldest foes has returned. Jim Steranko's inaccurate perspective on the opening splash gives a false sense of scale, yet the drawing itself is reminiscent of 1950s EC comics. Most interesting are the pages showing Hydra HQ, drawn in the artist's [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Adventure, Marvel, EC, 1960s, Nick Fury, Steranko, Jim Steranko, Ted F, Hydra Island


My Own Romance #47 - non-attributed Matt Baker art

My Own Romance v1 #47, 1955 - An aspiring actress longs for her small town beau, voicing her regret in an unsent letter. Matt Baker uses her own handwriting for narration, nicely personalizing the story. Readability is sometimes affected, but the overall effect makes it stand out from the usual romantic fare. Baker's sensitive drawings are outstanding, despite a lack of attribution from comic [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Romance, Atlas, 1950s, Baker, Matt Baker, Ted F, Non-attributed


Cuphead Update Adds Selectable Mugman & More

Retro cartoon-styled run and gun platformer Cuphead has received a free update, adding the ability to specifically play as Mugman and other additional features, including more animated cinematics. All the new additions to the game as detailed on the title’s Steam page: • CHARACTER SELECTION! For the first time ever, select Mugman right from the start of […]
Tags: Games, Xbox One, Anime, Pc Gaming, Platformer, Cuphead, Mugman


Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: GRIN or CHAGRIN at the end of any one line

It’s Limerick-Off time, once again. And that means I write a limerick, and you write your own, using the same rhyme word. Then you post your limerick(s) as a comment to this post and, if you’re a Facebook user, on Facebook too. I hope you’ll join me in writing limericks using GRIN or CHAGRIN at the end of any one line. (Homonyms or homophones are fine.) The best submission will be crowned Limerick-Off Award Winner. (Here’s last week’s Limerick-Off Award Winner.) Additionally, you may write them...
Tags: Humor, Contests, Writing Prompts, Limericks, Behavior & Personality, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Writing Contest, Limerick & Haiku Prompts, Limerick-Offs, Poetry & Prompts, Poetry Contest, Competition Limerick, Limerick Challenge, Police Humor, Dating Humor


Rootbound!

Gardening gives time for quiet contemplation as one engages with the Earth and God's creation. The other day, as I was transplanting seedlings from peat pots into the ground, I noticed that even though (in theory) the roots of the seedlings were supposed to be able to push through the peat pots, in most cases they had not.  Instead, as the tiny roots reached the wall of the pot, they turned and went a different direction, back inside the pot. A healthy plant with room to grow will stretch its ro...
Tags: Comics, Earth, Alexandria Skinner, Alexandria Skinner Nothing, PeaceWorks


Fate/Grand Order Now Hawking Jewellery

Not content with taking $3 billion from gambling addicts, the makers of Fate/Grand Order are now squeezing money out of the franchise by selling miniature noble phantasms. In an attempt to bilk more money out of its fans, Type Moon is to flog miniature charms based on the noble phantasms used by its various heroes. […]
Tags: Jewelry, Games, Marketing, Anime, Fate, Anime Goods, Fate/Grand Order, Good Smile Company, Type Moon


Super Mario Bros. Gets Ported to the Commodore 64

A very dedicated retro game developer has managed to port the original Super Mario Bros. over to the Commodore 64. The faithful recreation of the 1985 game to the 1982 console was performed over 7 grueling years by ZeroPaige and dubbed as Super Mario Bros. 64. As a bonus, Super Mario Bros. 64 contains all three […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Mario, Anime, Ports, Retro, Mario Bros, PV, ZeroPaige


Watch: Brandi Carlile and Dave Grohl busk at Pike Place Market

So this happened. Earlier Saturday, Brandi Carlile and Dave Grohl busked at Pike Place Market, surprising fans. “I looked over and I was like: ‘Oh my, that’s Dave Grohl!” said Matt from Anacortes, who was at the Market and who declined to give a last name. Dani from Milwaukee, who also declined to give a […]
Tags: Music, News, Entertainment, Milwaukee, Dave Grohl, Matt, Dani, Pike Place Market, Anacortes, Brandi Carlile


Mama wa Taimanin Spiraling into Degeneracy

The release of Mama wa Taimanin will surely be lauded by many hardcore Taimanin fans as the eroge is once again rife with depravity, this time putting emphasis on an older woman as her innocent family ends up growing ever more impure. Following the life of a former Taimanin, the visual novel begins with the […]
Tags: Games, Anime, Fetish, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, DLSite, Eroge, Visual Novels, Taimanin Asagi, Taimanin Spiraling, Taimanin


Meeting Anniversary Limerick (Two-Verse)

It’s been forty-two years since I met My dear spouse. (No, we weren’t wed yet.) My then husband-to-be Swiftly said: “Marry ME!” I agreed (making friends lose a bet.) For my failure to date or to mingle Made people assume I’d stay single. I’d at best be a “beard,” And to most I appeared No more likely to wed … than be NINGAL*. *NINGAL: “Sumerian goddess, whose name means Great Lady, the wife of the moon god…”
Tags: Personal, Humor, Limericks, Marriage Humor, Anniversary Humor, Meeting Anniversary Limerick


Indianapolis Colts owner says he bought Lennon piano

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An upright piano that John Lennon used to write Beatles’ songs has been sold at auction. Just “A Day in the Life” of the owner of the Indianapolis Colts. Jim Irsay tweeted Saturday that he’s “elated” to now own the instrument Lennon used to compose songs for The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, John Lennon, Indianapolis, Ap, Nation, Indianapolis Colts, Lennon, Jim Irsay


Jussie Smollett’s Brother Says Jussie is Telling the Truth About Being Attacked & is Suffering From Night Terrors

The Smollett family is a talented bunch of singers, writers and actors, but it appears that one of the Smolletts may have missed his calling as a lawyer, because the defense JoJo Smollett has mounted in the form of a guest article on BET.com on behalf of his younger brother, Jussie, is the most compelling clapback that anyone in Jussie’s camp has made to date.Jojo, who was an actor and producer himself in the ’90s but now runs a nonprofit that helps developmentally disabled people rejoin the wor...
Tags: Celebs, America, Fbi, Chicago, Fox, New York Times, Pop Culture, Jazz, Fox News, Bet, Grand Canyon, Jojo, Jussie Smollett, Chicago Police Department, CPD, Smollett


John Singleton of ‘Boys N the Hood’ hospitalized with stroke

NEW YORK (AP) — “Boyz N the Hood” director John Singleton suffered a stroke last week and remains hospitalized, according to his family. Additional details, including his condition, were not immediately available. In a statement released Saturday, Singleton’s family announced that the 51-year-old filmmaker was in ICU and “under great medical care.” “On Wednesday, April […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Boyz, Singleton, John Singleton


Fetish Model Mumumurumu Doesn’t Hold Back

Fetish model and cosplayer Mumumurumu specializes in naughty outfits as the goddess constantly uploads photos of herself on her Twitter page, a paradise that will likely please any male on the hunt for a woman with no restraint. Mumumurumu’s various photographs typically have her dressed in tantalizing attire, her shapely bottom also seeming to get […]
Tags: Japan, Anime, Fetish, Goddesses, Oppai, Oshiri, Image Gallery, Megane, Mumumurumu


Magia Record: Side Story Coming to US & Canada

Aniplex of America has announced they will be bringing Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica‘s smartphone spin-off game, “Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story”, to the US and Canada. An overview of the game directly from the Aniplex of America press release: Based on the popular anime series that revolutionized the magical girl genre, the […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, US, America, Smartphones, Canada, Anime, Announcements, RPG, Madoka, Aniplex, Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica, Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story


Ja Rule Says He’ll NEVER Be Cool With 50 Cent: “He’s a Parasite, a Cancer to the Culture & Our People”

In a climate where black-on-black crime is being scrutinized in light of the death of Nipsey Hussle, there’s renewed energy in the black community on healing and mending conflict between black men.So I guess someone, somewhere brought it up to Ja Rule that he and 50 Cent should try to put their decades-long beef behind them. Especially considering, you know, the fact both men are well into their 40s now and beef between two middle-aged men just doesn’t play out the same as it did when they were ...
Tags: Celebs, Instagram, Beef, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, 50 Cent, Nipsey Hussle, Ja Rule, Curtis, Louis Farrakhan, Farrakhan, Rap Beef, celebs on Instagram, Jeffrey Atkins, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson


TV Bits: ‘Good Omens’, ‘Oklahoma!’, ‘Deadwood’, ‘Brave New World’, ‘Utopia’

In this edition of TV Bits: Check out a new behind-the-scenes look at Good Omens. Broadway musical Oklahoma! is being turned into a TV series. Timothy Olyphant talks about his hesitation to return to Deadwood. Alden Ehrenreich will star in Brave New World series. John Cusack joins Gillian Flynn’s Utopia. In the words of @NeilHimself, this behind-the-scenes look proves that the making of #GoodOmens was even madder than you can imagine. pic.twitter.com/BimbtimWAU — Good Omens (@GoodOmensPri...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Television, Movies, Western, Neil Gaiman, Sci-fi, America, Adaptation, Timothy Olyphant, Utopia, Nick Offerman, John, Soma, Oklahoma, Musical


Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator Portrayed in ‘The Conjuring,’ Dies at 92

She and her husband looked into that famed house of spookiness in Amityville, and their cases turned into films.
Tags: Movies, News, Warren, Haunted Houses, Amityville, Deaths (Obituaries, Occult Sciences, Lorraine (1927-2019


Nintendo Releasing Cheaper Version of Nintendo Switch

It has been reported that Nintendo intends to release a cheaper version of the Nintendo Switch this autumn. There are reports that Nintendo is planning to release a less expensive version of the Nintendo Switch at some point this autumn. The upcoming model is set to be designed primarily for portable use (which may mean […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Nintendo, Rumors, Anime, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Releasing Cheaper Version of Nintendo


‘John Wick 3’ Featurette Invites You to Check Into the Continental

I know we’re all hyped for Avengers: Endgame this month, but that’s only the tip of the summer movie iceberg. Next month will bring us John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the latest stylish action flick starring Keanu Reeves and a bunch of bullets. A new John Wick 3 featurette highlights the continued world building of the franchise, and the ever-expanding mythology behind assassin hotel The Continental. John Wick 3 Featurette  There’s a lot to love about the John Wick franchise. Keanu R...
Tags: Movies, New York City, Sequels, Keanu-Reeves, Continental, Video Clips, Ian Mcshane, John Wick, Action/Adventure, Behind the Scenes Footage, John Wick Keanu Reeves, Erica Lee, Continental Hotel, John Wick: Chapter 3, Continental John Wick


Original Content podcast: On ‘Guava Island,’ Donald Glover mixes music and politics

It was hard to know what to expect from “Guava Island.” Last year, Donald Glover and Rihanna filmed the mysterious project with director Hiro Murai (who’s also directed multiple episodes of “Atlanta” and the music video for “This is America”, then they said almost nothing about it until debuting the film at Coachella and releasing it on Amazon. “Guava Island” turns out to be a 54-minute, fable-like story of a musician named Deni (Glover) and his girlfriend Kofi (Rihanna) on a fictional Caribbean...
Tags: Apple, Media, Podcasts, Entertainment, Rihanna, America, Tech, Atlanta, Game Of Thrones, Coachella, Cuba, Caribbean, Donald Glover, Amazon Studios, Hiro Murai, Jon Shieber


Ecchi na Onee-chan ni Shiboraretai Pushing Erotic Boundaries

A PV for the 2nd episode of ero-anime Ecchi na Onee-chan ni Shiboraretai has seen to more shameless sexual escapades as the male protagonist mates with two gorgeous girls, the concept of plot being seemingly nonexistent (something watchers could likely care less about). All sorts of stimulating positions can be witnessed as the PV has […]
Tags: Incest, Anime, Oppai, PV, H, Image Gallery, Ero-anime, Shiboraretai, Ecchi na Onee-chan ni Shiboraretai


Clutch your pearls: HBO announces documentary about creepy celebrity sex cult

HBO will document the rise and fall of the scandalous sex cult NXIVM.
Tags: Feature, Hbo, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Nxivm, Allison Mack, kieth Raniere


Eaglet welcomed as new addition at Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (AP) — Dolly Parton’s Dollywood has welcomed a fluffy addition to the amusement park — an eaglet. Media outlets report the eaglet hatched Wednesday. The eaglet is part of the park’s Eagle Mountain Sanctuary, a 30,000-square-foot aviary. The park has a live cam labeled “Grant & Glenda” featuring the eaglet. Most Read […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Nation, Dolly Parton, Dollywood, Grant Glenda


Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Great Wave off Kanagawa

This Saturday post is the weekly Type-Moon news in addition to the regular APB post on Sunday. If you have any suggestions for what to highlight on the Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup drop me a line via email or Twitter. Such a Wonderful Interview Nasu talks about how awesome Kunihiko Ikuhara is and how he … Continue reading Type-Moon Weekly News Roundup: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Tags: Anime, Kanagawa, Favored Topics, Type-Moon, Fate/Grand Order, Fate/Kaleid Liner Prisma Illya, APB, Kunihiko Ikuhara


Rumor has it Marvel is looking for a gay Asian superhero to save the world

Actor Conrad Nicamora joins the list of actors up for the role of Marvel's first gay superhero.
Tags: Feature, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Ad Friendly, Conrad Ricamora, The Eternals, Conrad Nicamora


Actress Anjelica Huston supports banning fur sales in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Anjelica Huston is supporting efforts to outlaw fur sales in the fashion mecca of New York. Huston says in an opinion piece in the Daily News that she used to think fur was a symbol of “glamour and affluence” but now she’s ashamed of having supported the fur trade years […]
Tags: New York, Movies, News, Ap, Nation, Anjelica Huston, Daily News, New York Huston



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