Mike’s Strange Cinema Cavalcade - WHAT SHE SAID: THE ART OF PAULINE KAEL

Documentary explores the work of the influential American film critic. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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Malaka Gharib book recommended by School Library Journal

7 Graphic Novels That Offer Powerful Mirrors & Windows for Teens | Summer Reading 2020 by SLJ Reviews Jun 26, 2020 https://www.slj.com/?detailStory=graphic-novels-for-teens-summer-reading-2020 I Was Their American Dream: A Graphic Memoir by Malaka Gharib. illus. by author. Clarkson Potter. ISBN 9780525575115. They write "Full of chaotic doodles, lists, and asides, ...
Tags: Comics, School Library Journal, Gharib, Mike Rhode, Clarkson Potter, Malaka Gharib

Meet a Local Webcartoonist: A Chat with Jack Reickel

by Mike RhodeJack Reickel and I ran into each other before the COVID-19 quarantines, we think in fact about a year before at Nerds in NoMa. Jack recently reached out to tell me about his new webcomic, Unclaimed, and to answer our usual questions.What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?I'm creating an episodic long-form story. In its earliest stages it was planned as a written novel, but I found out that I can't write prose without sliding into a humorous tone, and it's a serious story. ...
Tags: Science Fiction, Comics, Washington, Webcomics, DMV, Ohio, Noah Hawley, Chinatown, Alexandria, Savage, Harry Nilsson, Fairfax, District, Columbia Heights, Petworth, Frederick County

PR: IDW & Smithsonian announce coloring books for this fall

These aren't done by cartoonists, but since IDW is largely a comic book publishing company, I'll post the press release. They are supposed to be working on some graphic novels / non-fiction too. Airplanes Soar and Dinosaurs Roar in The Smithsonian Institution and IDW Publishing’s Enlightening New Line of Coloring Books IDW’s Highly-Anticipated Publishing Collaboration with the World’s Largest  Museum, Educational, and Research Institution Debuts in October    SAN DIEGO, CA (...
Tags: Comics, US, San Diego, Smithsonian, Smithsonian Institution, IDW, National Museum of Natural History, National Air and Space Museum, National Air, IDW Publishing, Mike Rhode, IDW Media Holdings Inc, Justin Eisinger, Highly Anticipated Publishing Collaboration, National Museum of Natural History Airplanes, Smithsonian Coloring Book

CALL & RESPONSE: Playing Your Part & Rolling With The Movement

Guests include Deepa Iyer, Janelle James & Hanif Abdurraqib. Today’s discussion will cover Playing your part and rolling with the movement. Featuring special guests, Deepa Iyer (Writer, Lawyer & Racial Justice Advocate. Creator of Social Change Ecosystem Map & “Solidarity Is This” Podcast), Janelle James (Comedian & Writer, “Black Monday” on Showtime), and Hanif Abdurraqib (Poet & Editor of “GEN” Mag on Medium) SHOW NOTES Deepa Iyer explains what the “Social Change Ecosystem M...
Tags: Showtime, Humor, Funny Or Die, Movement, Mike, Gen, Black History, Deepa Iyer, Janelle James, Hanif Abdurraqib, Deepa Iyer Janelle James Hanif Abdurraqib, Janelle James Comedian Writer, Janelle James Hanif Abdurraqib, Hanif Abdurraqib Hanif Abdurraqib, Deepa Iyer Octavia, Showtime GEN Mag A Medium

Crime and Punishment #68 - Alex Toth cover

Crime and Punishment v1 #68, 1954 - Two shady characters are caught in mid- transaction, their package momentarily suspended in time. Despite the domineering type and graphics, Alex Toth still delivers a stunning cover illustration. Three gun barrels point menacingly at the perpetrators, the left one directly at the box. Their near foreground placement not only adds depth but their relative size [Author: Unknown]
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Top 12 Benefits Of Using Online Invites vs Paper Ones

More and more people and organizations continue to make the shift from analogue to digital. Now we see the development of paperless offices. One of the major driving forces of this is the internet technology. Thanks to the internet now invitations to events such as weddings and business meetings are taking place online. While it has been proven convenient, there’s still a place for paper invitations. Which between online invites and paper invites is the ideal? Well, it depends on the...
Tags: Fashion, Entertainment, Home Life, Wedding Invitations, Weddings & Parties, Invitations, Diy Invitations, Baby Shower Invitations, Online Invitations, Online Invites, Paper Invitations, Paper Invites, Unique Wedding Invitations, Better Event Management Digital

New Release Review [Curzon Home Cinema] - A WHITE, WHITE DAY

A grieving, semi-retired, rural cop is tortured by his uncovering of his late wife's affair with another local man. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Movies, The Movie Waffler, Curzon Home Cinema

Crying Suns Mobile Release

Recently, Crying Suns got released on mobile. The game is a rogue-lite RTS game with a dark story. Price is $8.99 or ¥1,100. Also, it has Japanese language option and got released in Japan from a different publisher. For more details, check out the store pages. Here's a trailer.iOS (EN): https://apps.apple.com/app/id1511788295Android (EN): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.altshift.cryingsunsOfficial Website (EN): https://www.humblegames.com/games/cryingsuns/ OREGAME iOS (JP): ...
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Princess Connect! Re:Dive Episode 13 Final Impression

On this episode, Pecorine reveals her past to Kokkoro and Kaiser's involvement. Meanwhile, Yuuki learns more about his memories and abilities from Labyrista.So the finale is pretty awesome. It was interesting to see Pecorine's past and even Kaiser's evil involvement. Also, I liked how Yuuki finally able to say actual sentences when he interacted with Labyrista. Other than that, I really enjoyed this adaptation because it has Konosuba vibes and a slightly different story compared to the game itse...
Tags: Kaiser, Anime, Yuuki, Pecorine, Kokkoro, Labyrista

Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu Breaks out the Bikini Finale

Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu had one last spectacular battle for its finale as the characters learn that one person’s father is still alive; though, the last beach bikini scene may prove more engrossing due to all the swimsuit-clad girls, with the male protagonist possibly being the most eye-catching for all the wrong reasons. Omake:
Tags: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Anime, Beach, Endings, Oppai, Image Gallery, Mizugi, C2c, Shachou Battle no Jikan Desu

Best deals on video games, consoles, and gaming accessories for July 2020

Here are the best gaming deals for the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch that are available for July 2020.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo

Superhero Bits: New X-Men Art By Alex Ross, Ray Fisher Lashes Out at Joss Whedon & More

What DC Comics should you read if you’re just now digging into comics? What is the working title for the Ms. Marvel series on Disney+? Want to get a print of some new X-Men art by Alex Ross? Want to see Ryan Reynolds crash a charitable X-Men reunion? What did Justice League star Ray Fisher recently say about Joss Whedon? What does Wonder Woman‘s Golden Eagle armor do? All that and more in this edition of Superhero Bits. Mr. Suday Movies created a guide of the best DC Comics titles to check...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Justice-League, Ryan Reynolds, Avengers, X-men, Cw, Joss Whedon, Alex Ross, Jersey City, Brian Michael Bendis, Marc Guggenheim, Comic Book/Superhero, The-Flash, Superhero Bits, Captain-America

Alessia Cara wins a leading three Juno Awards at streaming ceremony

TORONTO — Alessia Cara emerged the top winner at this year's Juno Awards, scooping up three trophies in a pre-recorded streaming ceremony.The 23-year-old pop singer's deeply personal 2018 "The Pains of Growing" picked up album and pop album of the year, while she also won songwriter for her work on several of its tracks.It was an uplifting finish for a Junos year where the Brampton, Ont. native saw her dreams of hosting the awards show dashed. She was originally lined up to helm the te...
Tags: News, Entertainment, Toronto, Halifax, Avril Lavigne, Saskatoon, Alessia Cara, Shawn Mendes, The Canadian Press, Cara, Brampton, Camila Cabello, Little Star, Iskwe, Frank Kadillac, Colten Boushie Tina Fontaine

Dog Mom! Kendall Jenner Says She's 'Raising a Model' as She Shares New Photos of Her Posing Pup

The supermodel also called her Doberman Pinscher a "STUD" on her Instagram Story
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South Australia state cancels border reopening after virus spike

South Australia, one of several states in the country to close domestic borders, on Tuesday cancelled its scheduled reopening to other parts of the nation, citing a spike in coronavirus infections in neighbouring Victoria. "We are very hopeful that Victoria will be able to bring their outbreaks under control but at this stage we cannot possibly lift that border on 20 July as we were hoping to do," South Australia Premier Steven Marshall told reporters. The delays reopening internal borders cas...
Tags: News, Entertainment, New Zealand, Victoria, South Australia, Steven Marshall

More Than Just a Money-Making Venture: Trinhoval Business Strategies

Most companies today have a shared, and similar goal - to make a substantial profit. NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / June 29, 2020 / Most companies today have a shared, and similar goal - to make a substantial profit.
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‘First Cow’, One of 2020’s Most Acclaimed Movies, is Getting a Digital Release Next Week

Before the coronavirus changed everything, Kelly Reichardt‘s First Cow was generating great buzz from film fans. After a successful festival run, A24 released the movie to theaters March 6, 2020. But by the end of March,  movie theaters were shutting down, and A24 pulled First Cow, with promises to re-release it theatrically when things were back to normal. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like things will be back to normal anytime soon, and as a result, A24 will now release First Cow on digital ...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Oregon, A24, Independent, Kelly Reichardt, Reichardt, Netflix/Streaming Video, Marshall Shaffer, First Cow, COVID

‘Gamemaster’ Trailer: A Documentary Love Letter to Tabletop Games

It’s never been a better time to be a tabletop game nerd. Attractive celebrities are obsessed with Dungeons & Dragons, Kickstarters for quirky board games raise millions of dollars, and documentaries are being made about the passionate community behind the board game industry. Concourse Media is making a board game documentary called Gamemaster, and they have released a trailer for the documentary directed by Charles Mruz. Watch the Gamemaster trailer below. Gamemaster Trailer From the ...
Tags: Movies, Documentary, Kickstarter, Movie Trailers, Klaus Teuber, Concourse Media, Gamemaster, Catan Matt Leacock Pandemic, Charles Mruz Watch the Gamemaster, Jennifer Tocquigny, Elan Lee Exploding Kittens, Charles Mruz


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‘The Outpost’ Film Review: War Is Hell in Immersive Combat Movie

A little more than an hour into Rod Lurie’s “The Outpost,” an American soldier wakes up in a remote camp in the hills of northern Afghanistan and grumbles, “Just another f—ing day in Afghanistan.”But the day in question is Oct. 3, 2009 — and as “The Outpost” makes unforgettably clear, it was anything but just another day.A riveting combat movie that aims to put viewers alongside American soldiers in the midst of one of the bloodiest battles in the long-running war, “The Outpost” takes the measur...
Tags: News, Entertainment, West Point, Cnn, Tom Hanks, Afghanistan, Taliban, Army, Jones, Carter, Jake Tapper, Phillips, Lurie, U S Army, Keating, Clint

Canadian companies join Facebook ad boycott

Several Canadian companies, including Vancouver-based Lululemon Athletica Inc. and Mountain Equipment Co-op, are joining a chorus of businesses calling on Facebook to do more to combat hate speech on its platform.
Tags: Facebook, News, Entertainment, Vancouver, Lululemon Athletica Inc, Mountain Equipment Co

Mahjong Soul Anime CM Markets Mahjong With Moe

An animated CM is now being broadcast to promote Mahjong Soul, a smartphone game where seductive anime girls dominate each other in the sport of Mahjong, and likely convincing newcomers into taking up mahjong thanks to the aforementioned cute girls. The title is distributed by Yostar (the same people responsible for Azur Lane) and the […]
Tags: Games, Marketing, Anime, Moe, Yukata, Kemonomimi, CM, Mahjong, Azur Lane, Yostar Pictures, Mahjong Soul

A different kind of Field Day, but still a lot of fun

So, how was your Field Day? Here, it was a lot different than usual. Our club cancelled the big event and everyone operated in some way from their homes. The bad thing, of course, is that Field Day wasn’t the big party that it usually is, but the good thing is that it gave me a chance to try some things that I probably would not have otherwise. And, I still had a lot of fun. The setup First of all, I decided to operate Class 1B-Battery.  I used my KX3, set to 5 W output and a BioEnno battery. ...
Tags: Radio, Michigan, Jay, Cw, Field Day, Don, Everything Else, Gota, Jay WB8TKL, Uni Solar, Energy Conversion Devices Unfortunately

10 Great Weird Movies Available on Midnight Pulp

10 Great Weird Movies Available on Midnight Pulp ComingSoon.net recently took advantage of the movie app Midnight Pulp, and found a whole slew of wonderfully strange genre fare for some of our more adventurous readers out there. Check out our list of 10 Great Weird Movies Available on Midnight Pulp below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCook...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, China, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Moscow, Jackson, Jeff Bridges, Peter Jackson, Alice, Howard, Kay, Ken, Charlie, George C Scott

Blumhouse Television and Quibi Are on the Case for a New Murder Mystery Series

With all of the star power behind it and millions of dollars sunk into it, why isn’t Quibi a success? Well, Blumhouse Television is on the case — with a murder mystery series being developed for the mobile streaming platform. Blumhouse TV and Quibi are teaming up to produce a new scripted murder mystery series from prolific U.K. writer Anthony Horowitz (Midsomer Murders, Foyle’s War). Quibi announced a new scripted murder mystery series produced by Blumhouse Television created and penned by ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Liam Hemsworth, Anthony Horowitz, HOROWITZ, Blumhouse, Sophie Turner, Mystery/Suspense, Blumhouse Television, Blumhouse TV, Marci Wiseman, Quibi, Nine Bodies in a Mexican Morgue, Anthony Horowitz Midsomer Murders Foyle, Jason Blum Jeremy Gold, Nine Bodies

Full Color Tsugumomo Illustration Book’s Girls Splattered With Fluids

Rabid fanatics of the supple females present in Tsugumomo will probably find this official limited illustration book a must-buy, as the sacred tome lays bare countless of the ero-manga’s women and even splatters them with copious amounts of unidentifiable fluids for good measure. The illustrations are naturally sketched by series creator Yoshikazu Hamada and as […]
Tags: Illustration, Artists, Anime, Fetish, Manga, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, Ero-manga, Pettanko, Tsugumomo, Yoshikazu Hamada

Hulu Takes Down an Episode of ‘Golden Girls’ Over Blackface Concerns

Hulu has removed an episode of The Golden Girls over blackface concerns amid Hollywood’s grappling with troubling portrayals of race in film and TV. But as streamers have taken a machete to episodes featuring blackface like 30 Rock, Scrubs, and the Netflix comedy sketch series With Bob and David, and late-night hosts like Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel have publicly apologized for past uses of blackface, criticism has started to emerge that Hollywood is “overcorrecting” without actually addressi...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Nbc, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, David, Bob, Hulu, Dorothy, Black, Political, Rose, Beatrice, Lorraine, Roxane Gay

Heads Up, Hollywood: Agents Can Vote For Oscars Now

Thanks to a new vote from the board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, agents – or “artists representatives” – are now eligible to cast votes for Academy Awards. Welcome to a new era of the Oscars. While some agents have been welcomed into the club of Academy membership over the past several decades, the right to cast votes was not included. Agents were “associate members” who had access to the same screenings and screener disks that were available to full-fledge...
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