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Isekai Quartet Episode 4 Impression

On this episode, Tanya confronts Ains about her suspicion. Later, Kazuma and Subaru encounters each other while running to school. Oh man, the direct interactions between the protagonists is what I've been waiting for. Their conversations are awesome and they even shared each other some similarities. Also, Albedo's jealousy on Tanya is plain funny. Now what's going to happen next and what will they do for the talent show? I can't wait to find out. Overall, awesome main character interactions and...
Tags: Anime, Subaru, Tanya, Kazuma


Ideas For Real Estate Marketing That Works

The competition among realtors is heating up, and these days it is crucial to have expert skills in online and offline marketing to stand out from the competition. Also, if you’re not active, engaging, and leveraging online platforms, then you’re missing out. In this article, we are sharing with you some real estate marketing ideas to help you boost your brand and business. 1. Monitor And Scout Your Competition Take note of what your competitors are doing. Try to know how they run their...
Tags: Google, General, Radio, Facebook Twitter, Real Estate Marketing That Works, Social Media Presence Create, Google My Business Page Google My Business


Malaka Gharib at Solid State Books

She's speaking about her new memoir, I Was The American Dream. [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Eisner Awards have 3 local nominees

Rob Salkowitz has a good write-up on Forbes. We'll quote him about Tom King: "Among individual creators, acclaimed writer Tom King got 5 nominations:  Best Short Story (from DC's  Swamp Thing Winter Special ), Best Continuing Series ( Batman ), Best Limited Series ( Mister Miracle ), Best Graphic Album­–Reprint ( The Vision  hardcover), and Best Writer." Our other local nominations are for Best Comics-Related Book:Drawn to Purpose: American Women Illustrators and Ca...
Tags: Comics, Tom King, Eisner, Mike Rhode, Rob Salkowitz, Martha H Kennedy University Press of Mississippi, Marc Singer University of Texas Press


NPR reviews 'American Gods' graphic novel adaptation

This Graphic Novel Brings Gaiman's 'American Gods' To Chilly Life Etelka Lehoczky April 27, 2019 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/27/717559159/this-graphic-novel-brings-gaimans-american-gods-to-chilly-life [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Gaiman, Mike Rhode


NPR reviews local author Malaka Gharib's new graphic memoir

In 'I Was Their American Dream,' It's Culture, Not Color, That Matters Etelka Lehoczky April 30, 2019     https://www.npr.org/2019/04/30/718220595/in-i-was-their-american-dream-its-culture-not-color-that-matters [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Mike Rhode, Malaka Gharib


Malaka Gharib is reading at Solid State Books

[Author: Mike Rhode]
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Sonic The Hedgehog 2019 Movie is Ugly

Today, Paramount Pictures released the trailer for the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog (2019) realistic movie adaptation. But, unfortunately, I find Sonic to be quite ugly. Here's the trailer. If I'm going to somehow watch this movie, I would basically do it for Jim Carrey's acting. Also, it's saddening to see this movie's producer is from Fast & Furious.
Tags: Jim Carrey, Anime, Paramount Pictures


Dana Maier returns to the New Yorker website

Friendly Reminders By Dana MaierApril 28, 2019https://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/friendly-reminders [Author: Mike Rhode]
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Equinomics

This idiot
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The Post on the INYT cartoon controversy.

N.Y. Times apologizes for anti-Semitic cartoon featuring Netanyahu and Trump [in print as N.Y. Times is 'deeply sorry' for cartoon]. By Paul Farhi Washington Post April 30 2019, p. C1, 5 https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/ny-times-apologizes-again-for-anti-semitic-cartoon-featuring-netanyahu-and-trump/2019/04/29/27832f08-6a96-11e9-a66d-a82d3f3d96d5_story.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Times, Trump, Netanyahu, Mike Rhode, Paul Farhi Washington Post


The Post on Iron Man and Robert Downey's successful run

Robert Downey Jr. and Marvel created a box office streak few thought was possible. Now they are doing something even more surprising. [in print as After 'Endgame,' Robert Downey Jr. seeks a third act]. By Steven Zeitchik Washington Post April 30 2019 p. A15 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/04/29/robert-downey-jr-marvel-created-box-office-streak-that-few-thought-was-possible-now-they-are-doing-something-even-more-surprising/ [Aut...
Tags: Comics, Robert Downey Jr, Washington Post, Robert Downey, Steven Zeitchik, Mike Rhode


New Mutants #44 - Barry Windsor Smith cover

Barry Windsor Smith New Mutants v1 #44, 1986 - Barry Smith continues his streak of fine cover illustrations. Wolfsbane always seemed like one of the lesser characters on the series, but here her half-human, half-wolf form looks more convincing than others. The intense color palette is as eye-catching as it is appropriate. Other artists in this issue include Jackson Guice and Kyle Baker. This [Author: Ted F]
Tags: Comics, Barry Smith, Kyle Baker, Ted F, Barry Windsor Smith, Jackson Guice


Charles Martinet Dispels Super Mario 64’s “Gay Bowser” Meme

Charles Martinet, who has been voicing Italian plumber Mario in almost all of Nintendo’s properties for years, has come to Twitter to reveal the truth regarding one of Super Mario 64’s biggest contention points. The long-standing question of what Mario says when launching Bowser in Super Mario 64 has been revealed by the veteran voice […]
Tags: Games, Nintendo, Mario, Anime, Meme, Bowser, Charles Martinet, Charles Martinet Dispels Super Mario


Japanese Emperor Abdicates

Emperor Akihito has formally abdicated the Chrysanthemum Throne after a 30 year reign. Japanese emperor Akihito has ended his reign after 30 years in charge, handing the crown to his son Naruhito. The emperor has cited age and declining health as his reasons for standing down; Akihito is the first emperor in over 200 years […]
Tags: Japan, Politics, History, Anime, Royalty, Akihito, Naruhito


Whoa, Baby! Pregnant Erica Dixon Shows Off Massive Baby Bump As She Awaits Arrival of Twin Girls

When it comes to the miracle of life, many men take for granted the sacrifice, discomfort and transformation that women’s bodies undergo for the 9 months while they’re pregnant with child.While her claim to fame on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta was as Lil Scrappy’s baby mama, Erica Dixon has maintained a social media following all on her own since her diminished role on the reality TV show that made her a household name.The latest thing keeping tongues wagging on Instagram is news that broke earlier th...
Tags: Photos, Celebs, Atlanta, Pop Culture, Jazz, Baby Bump, Dixon, Erica, Bambi, Erica Dixon, Lil Scrappy, Celebrity Pregnancies, celebs on Instagram, Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta, Rotimi From Power


What’s streaming on Netflix in May

May is here, and that’s the only reason we need to bingewatch some new shows and movies. Like “Wine Country,” the comedy directed by Amy Poehler that also stars with Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, and Tina Fey. The movie follows a group of friends who reunite during a vacation in Napa Valley and reconsider the choices they have made in their lives. Then there is the dark comedy series, “Dead To Me,” about a stressed-out widow (Christina Applegate) and a free spirit (Linda Cardellini)...
Tags: New York, Movies, Guantanamo Bay, Congress, Disney, West Virginia, Sport, Rome, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Missouri, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Olympus, Nevada


Kevin Hart Has the ‘Extreme Job’ of Remaking Korean Box Office Cop Comedy Hit

Kevin Hart is cooking up the next Hollywood remake of a hit Korean film. In March, Extreme Job became the highest grossing film of all time in South Korea, taking in 14 times greater than the film’s budget with a $127 million haul. Now, the South Korean box office smash is coming to the States with a remake. The Wrap broke the news that Kevin Hart is producing and looking to star in the English-language remake of Extreme Job, an action-comedy directed by Byung-heon Lee which follows a group ...
Tags: South Korea, Comedy, Hollywood, Movies, States, Kevin-Hart, Remakes, Universal Pictures, Hart, Action/Adventure, Tracy Oliver, Foreign Language, Ryu Seung, Extreme Job, Byung heon Lee, Tracy Oliver Girls Trip Little


Tokisaki Kurumi More Desirable Than Ever in Rio Reincarnation

Idea Factory International has published yet another new set of Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation screenshots, this time starring fan favorite gothic Spirit Tokisaki Kurumi. Along with the screenshots, the publisher has also overviewed Kurumi in a press release: Also known as Nightmare. So far, she is the only Spirit that Shido was unable to save, which […]
Tags: Games, English, Anime, Ps4, Pc Gaming, Image Gallery, Visual Novels, Kurumi, Compile Heart, Idea Factory, Date A Live, Idea Factory International, Shido, Rio Reincarnation


Superhero Bits: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Has Third Highest Monday, ‘Guardians 3’ Shoots Next Year & More

What problem did Ray Fisher have with Cyborg in Justice League? How did the numbers for Avengers: Endgame on Monday stack up at the box office charts? Is James Gunn‘s The Suicide Squad inspired by a specific run of comics? Who is the most popular of the Avengers in each state? When will Guardians of the Galaxy 3 start shooting? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. SCPD shows up with a warrant for Felicity in “Living Proof,” the next episode of the seventh season of Arrow. R...
Tags: Movies, Suicide Squad, Guardians Of The Galaxy, James Gunn, Avengers, X-men, Arrow, Supergirl, Ray Palmer, Punisher, Karen Gillan, Comic Book/Superhero, Justice-League, Superhero Bits, DC's Legends of Tomorrow, Black-Panther


Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade & Other Celebs Donate Money for Bullied Gay Teen Nigel Shelby’s Funeral

Celebrities have come to the aid of the mother whose 15-year-old son recently committed suicide after being bullied.TMZ is reporting the Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade, Ludacris, and Janelle Monae are among a group of celebrities that have donated money to help cover the funeral of LGBTQ teen Nigel Shelby.Though TMZ’s source did not reveal exactly how much the celebs donated, the source stated that it was enough to cover Nigel’s funeral, tombstone, and a separate amount for his mother, Camika Shel...
Tags: Celebs, Gabrielle Union, News, Lgbt, Alabama, Atlanta, Awareness, Pop Culture, Jazz, Nigel, Abc News, Janelle Monae, Ludacris, Zion, Trending, Gabrielle


‘Apocalypse Now: Final Cut’ Release Date Revealed for Both Theaters and 4K Blu-ray

Francis Ford Coppola‘s Apocalypse Now has been released (and unreleased) in various forms. But the filmmaker recently put together what he considers to be the final cut, and screened it at the Tribeca Film Festival. If you were unable to attend Tribeca, and still want to witness what Coppola has in store, you’re in luck: an Apocalypse Now: Final Cut release date has been set for both theaters and Blu-ray the summer. “When asked which version I personally wanted to be shown, I often felt that...
Tags: Movies, Digital, War, Marlon Brando, Steven Soderbergh, Francis, Martin Sheen, Tribeca, Blu, Francis-Ford-Coppola, Coppola, Joseph Conrad, Release Dates, Home Video, Bob Moog, DVD/Blu-Ray


Waka Flocka Flame Cancels Concert at UNC Charlotte After Mass Shooting on Campus

Waka Flocka Flame’s free concert for students at UNC Charlotte has been canceled following a deadly shooting on campus.Waka was scheduled to perform Tuesday night (Apr. 30) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’ Jerry Richardson Stadium, but the concert was scrapped after a student opened fire on campus, killing two students and injuring four others. The campus remains on lockdown after the shooting. PREVIOUSLY: 2 Dead, 4 Injured in Shooting at UNC Charlotte; Suspected Shooter in Cust...
Tags: Celebs, Guns, Shootings, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Waka Flocka Flame, School Shootings, Mass Shootings, Gun Violence, Charlotte, University Of North Carolina, UNC Charlotte, Waka, University of North Carolina Charlotte, Charlotte Jerry Richardson Stadium


‘Sing Street’ is Becoming a Stage Musical From the Team Behind ‘Once’

Sing Street may be the great underrated film of this decade. The scrappy little musical dramedy from Once director John Carney flew under the radar when it was released in 2016, despite its all-time great ’80s-inspired soundtrack and sweet coming-of-age story. But it could soon live on in more than just the hearts of the dozens of cinephiles who champion it, and find a new life as a stage musical. A Sing Street musical is coming to Off Broadway’s New York Theatre Workshop, developed by the team...
Tags: Movies, New York Times, Oscar, Broadway, Adaptation, Carney, Dublin, Musical, Enda Walsh, Walsh, Tony, Conor, John-Carney, New York Theatre Workshop, Sing Street, Gary Clark


‘Ophelia’ Trailer: Daisy Ridley Shows a New Side to Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

There’s no greater tragedy in the classic Shakespeare plays than the frequent under-serving of their secondary female characters. But Ophelia seeks to remedy that in its reimagining of Hamlet, which tells the tragedy of the Danish prince through the eyes of his doomed lover. Watch the Ophelia trailer below. Ophelia Trailer Daisy Ridley trades Star Wars for Shakespeare as the titular noblewoman of Denmark who falls in love with Prince Hamlet. But rather than going through the thankless s...
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‘Suicide Squad’ Sequel Cast Adds Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher

The Suicide Squad sequel cast continues to assemble, and the latest addition is a fresh face indeed. Daniela Melchior, an actress who has primarily worked in Portuguese film and television projects. Melchior would play Ratcatcher, a character who can control rats (didn’t see that coming, did you?). Melchoir joins Idris Elba, Margot Robbie, John Cena, and more in the James Gunn-directed sequel. Variety broke the news about Daniela Melchoir joining the cast of The Suicide Squad, the sequel to ...
Tags: Viola Davis, Movies, Casting, Sequels, Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn, Idris Elba, Will Smith, James Gunn, Smith, Deadshot, Boomerang, Jai Courtney, Elba, Gunn, Melchior


ESPN The Magazine to stop print edition in September

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN The Magazine is ending its print edition in September after 21 years. The magazine launched in March 1988 and was a competitor to Sports Illustrated. ESPN says in a statement that the types of stories the magazine had run will be produced for online distribution. “Consumer habits are evolving rapidly, […]
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Sunday TV Picks: New miniseries features key figures from history — and history

“The Spanish Princess” is based on the books by Philippa Gregory.
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Fate/Grand Order’s New Servant Astraea Heavily Criticized

Another batch of new Servants has come to ridiculously popular gacha game Fate/Grand Order, though one elegant maiden in particular has been criticized for her questionable art, that being the drill-haired beauty Astraea (Luvia). The official art for Astraea, which does seem to stand out in comparison to the art for other Servants: The artist […]
Tags: Games, Smartphones, Illustration, Artists, Anime, Fate/Grand Order, Casuals, Astraea Luvia


​Movie pioneer Carl Laemmle created Universal City, and​ now there’s a documentary on him

Carl Laemmle is known for many things. Establishing Universal Studios, of course, and the 104-year-old Universal City that became the San Fernando Valley’s first movie lot and tourist attraction. Universal-City-sign-1914. Photo provided by James L. Freedman. Hiring oodles of his German relatives, among them multi-award-winning director William Wyler and the guys who established Southern California’s beloved Laemmle Theatres arthouse chain. Branding Universal as the house of movie horror, fir...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Movies, News, California, Germany, Sport, Soccer, United States, New Jersey, Zac Efron, Adolf Hitler, Southern California, Thomas Edison, Valley



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