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First Trailer and Poster for Icelandic Thriller QUAKE

First look at the upcoming Icelandic mystery. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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Show Them Your Heels

"The extra step when you're on the spot."Show Them Your Heels Spot-bilt comic book ad, 1980s - Cleats endorsed by the famous but not-yet-infamous OJ Simpson. Published in Captain America #250.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Ads [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #159 - Carl Barks art & cover

 Carl Barks Walt Disney's Comics and Stories v1 #159, 1953 - Determined to buy Donald's house at his price, Uncle Scrooge turns to devious methods to get him to sell. After sending over rat inspectors, witches and dragons, the old miser hires a scientist to create a real will-o-the-wisp. Carl Barks illustrates this battle of wits with perfectly timed humor and irony. Naturally, the most [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Humor, Dell, 1950s, Walt Disney, Donald, Ted Ignacio, Barks, Carl Barks, Carl Barks Walt Disney, WDCS


Teen-age Romances #12 - Matt Baker art, reprint & cover

Matt Baker Teen-age Romances v1 #12, 1950 - Driven by ambition, a young chemist takes credit for her boyfriend's discovery while secretly dating his boss. This Matt Baker story resides in the same issue as his earlier work "I Was Fooled by First Love" (originally titled "I Took the Wrong Road to Romance" from Teen-Age Romances #2). Changing viewpoints and close-ups in the new tale shows the [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Romance, 1950s, Baker, St John, Matt Baker, Ted Ignacio, Wrong Road


Limerick-Off Monday – Rhyme Word: Cruise or Crews or Cruse at the end of any one line (Submission Deadline: November 27, 2021)

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 Cruise or Crews or Cruse 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 w...
Tags: Facebook, Aging, Humor, Contests, Writer's Block, Limerick, Don, Writing Prompts, Limericks, Marriage Humor, Marriage Limerick, Facebook Limerick, Behavior & Personality, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Writing Contest


Limerick-Off Award (482)

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 GENNADIY GURARIY, who wins the Limerick-Off Award for this funny limerick: A musically gifted Italian Was a farmer who won a medallion For a novel technique Of marketing leek, Which earned him the title “rapscallion.” Congratulations to TIM JAMES, who wins the Special COMPLAINT-Themed Limerick Award for this funny limerick: A couple were bitchin...
Tags: Facebook, Paris, Humor, Contests, Limerick, Shane, David Friedman, Dave Johnson, Tony Holmes, Bagel, Limericks, Limerick Award Winners, Limerick Competition, Limerick Contest, Limerick Of The Week, Limerick Writing Contest


Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy The Definitive Edition Graphics Beyond Words

The release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy The Definitive Edition has been met with harsh criticism as players were disappointed to learn the game’s graphics are laughably poor, looking even worse than the original games from how many years ago, and sure to result in many demanding a refund. The Definitive Edition contains Grand […]
Tags: Games, Fail, Anime, Grand Theft Auto, Comparison, Gta, Rockstar Games, Mods, Remastered, Image Gallery, Character Design, Take-two Interactive


Ooarai Station Staff Mimicking Girls und Panzer Girls Accrues Millions of Impressions

A tweet containing photos of the staff at Ooarai train station (the city where anime Girls und Panzer takes place) mimicking the poses of the Girls und Panzer girls on the life-sized panels present at the station has accrued incredible attention, bound to have many confused as to how something this basic would generate millions […]
Tags: Japan, Internet, Trains, Marketing, Tourism, Anime, Otaku, Girls und Panzer, Panzer, Ooarai


Sexy Boku no Hero Academia Animation Shows How the Nomu Are Really Made

A diehard fan of the Boku no Hero Academia series has invented his own lore by way of this animation as it has the deranged Toga Himiko breeding with the grotesque Nomu monsters, which the artist has explained is the canonical way in which more are made. The rough and aggressive animation that has Himiko […]
Tags: Parody, Artists, Anime, Fetish, Oppai, Oshiri, H, 3D CG, Image Gallery, Hero Academia


The Harder They Fall Took Inspiration From The Godfather Part II [Exclusive]

Did you catch the "Frasier" reference in "The Harder They Fall?" A '90s sitcom about a Seattle psychiatrist might be an unlikely source of inspiration for a Western with warring gangs of gunslingers, but it's just one of the many influences that writer-director Jeymes Samuel incorporated into the movie./Film's Shania Russell recently conducted a wide-ranging interview with "The Harder They Fall" editor Tom Eagle, who said, "This is the only movie I can think of that has references to Malcolm X a...
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Movies, News, Netflix, Seattle, Eagle, Eagles, Malcolm X, Francis Ford Coppola, Samuels, De Niro, Pacino, Walter Murch, Vito Corleone Robert De Niro, Michael Corleone Al Pacino, Danielle Deadwyler


The Daily Stream: Coherence Is A Prime Example Of Simplistic And Cerebral Sci-Fi

Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: "Coherence"Where You Can Stream It: NetflixThe Pitch: Sci-fi films don't have to be high-budget productions filled with intergalactic warfare, menacing aliens, or epic travel sequences. Sometimes, the most unnerving and thought-provoking sci-fi is rooted in minimalism. "Coherence" is a prime example of effective small budge...
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Everything We Know About Prey, The Predator Prequel, So Far

Like its titular monster, the "Predator" movie franchise has proven very hard to kill, even after multiple sequels and crossovers that've seen wildly varying results when it comes to their financial success and, most importantly, their actual quality. The plan was for Shane Black's 2018 quasi-reboot "The Predator" to usher in a shiny new era for the spine-ripping, skull-collecting aliens, but it wound up disappointing both critically and at the box office after a series of behind-the-scenes woes...
Tags: Dane, Movies, Disney, Fox, Hulu, Dan Trachtenberg, John Davis, Trachtenberg, Jack Ryan, Shane Black, Cloverfield Lane, Jeff Cutter, Naru, Dakota Beavers, Patrick Aison Tom Clancy, Central America No Prey


Everything We Know About Spider-Man: Freshman Year So Far

The world at large came to know Spider-Man in a big way when the character's first live-action movie, simply titled "Spider-Man," hit theaters in 2002. However, the Marvel Comics superhero has an iconic history in animated form, dating back to the 1967 animated series, as well as the much-beloved "Spider-Man: The Animated Series" in 1994, all the way up to the 2010s with shows like "Ultimate Spider-Man." Point is, for as much as many of us love the movies, animation is a place where the characte...
Tags: Television, Movies, Disney, America, Holland, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Craig, Creek, Kevin Feige, Tom Holland, Peter Parker, MCU, Trammel, Will Holland, Jeff Trammel


The 'Bright' Anime Is Beautifully Well Made (But Totally Misses The Point)

By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz Published: November 13th, 2021
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The Bonkers Way Human Torch Changed Marvel's WWII (Comic) History

By Maxwell Yezpitelok Published: November 13th, 2021
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Fullmetal Alchemist Mangaka Hiromu Arakawa Working on New Series

Noted mangaka Hiromu Arakawa, known worldwide for Fullmetal Alchemist, has revealed the first few images of her newest manga series. Taking into account the vast success of Fullmetal Alchemist, fans are likely hoping this new series reaches similar heights. The new series, Yomi no Tsugai (The Hinge of the Underworld), follows Yuru as he lives […]
Tags: Anime, Announcements, Manga, Square Enix, Full Metal Alchemist, Mangaka, Hiromu Arakawa, Yuru, Shonen Gangan, Yomi no Tsugai, Fullmetal Alchemist Mangaka Hiromu Arakawa


Tales From The Box Office: How Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone Conjured A Massive Franchise

(Welcome to Tales from the Box Office, our column that examines box office miracles, disasters, and everything in between, as well as what we can learn from them.)There are several truly massive cornerstone franchises in the pop culture landscape. I'm not talking about the likes of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" or "Rambo," which have certainly cemented themselves as enduring. I'm talking about the once-every-few-generations, lightning-in-a-bottle type franchises. There exists perhaps only a han...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Harry Potter, Harry, Box Office, Rupert Grint, Terry Gilliam, Warner Bros, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Spielberg, Steven Spielberg, Jonathan Demme, Rowling, J K Rowling, David Heyman


NAR relies on the dictionary in its latest volley against the DOJ

The National Association of Realtors' latest volley in its case against the U.S. Department of Justice includes images from Merriam-Webster's dictionary that define the words "close" and "open" — a stark example of how far apart the two sides are as they battle over whether the DOJ can investigate two of NAR's rules.
Tags: Radio, Antitrust, Department Of Justice, Doj, U S Department of Justice, Merriam Webster, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Select, Civil Investigative Demand, MLS & Associations, Mantill Williams, Buyer Broker Commissions, Clear Cooperation Policy, Mls Policies, Participation Rule


YouTuber Offering $10,000 for Breath of the Wild Multiplayer Mod

Modder and speedrunner PointCrow has issued a challenge to Breath of the Wild modders to create a stable multiplayer experience for the game in exchange for $10,000. Given the talent behind Breath of the Wild mods, this is certain to generate interest, if not solely for the absurd amount of money. PointCrow sent out a […]
Tags: Games, Money, Anime, Zelda, Mods, Breath Of The Wild


Dave Chappelle's high school alma mater postponed a fundraiser where he was set to appear after students threatened to walkout

Dave Chappelle hosted "Saturday Night Live." Lester Cohen / Getty Images Dave Chappelle's alma mater postponed a fundraiser appearance from the comedian after students threatened to walkout. The event, originally slated for this month, will be held in 2022 to raise money for a theater named after the comedian. Chappelle sparked controversy over comments he made about the trans community in his Netflix special, "The Closer." Dave Chappelle's alma mater is delaying a fundraiser event...
Tags: Education, Entertainment, Politico, Trends, Netflix, Transgender, High School, Bradley Cooper, Lgbtq, Baltimore, Ted Sarandos, Fundraiser, Dave Chappelle, Chappelle, Chris Tucker, Politico Playbook


Henry Cavill Gives DC's Black Superman Movie His Blessing: 'Far More Than Skin Color'

Even as Henry Cavill prepares to swing into battle in a blond wig for "The Witcher" season 2, he's still got a soft spot for another of his heroic characters: Superman. Cavill has said he'd still love to return as Clark Kent, but he's also supportive of seeing other versions of the character -- including a Black Superman. There are actually two Black Superman projects currently in development. One is a movie, produced by J.J. Abrams' company Bad Robot and written by Ta-Nehisi Coates, which will ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Superman, Batman, Henry Cavill, Cw, Joaquin Phoenix, Michael Keaton, Ezra Miller, Michael B Jordan, Grant Gustin, Clark Kent, Barry Allen


Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer Will Premiere At Fan Screening Next Week With 'Big Surprises'

A select audience of Marvel fans in Los Angeles are going to be treated to the premiere screening of a new trailer for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" on Tuesday, November 16. The event also promises to bring "big surprises" -- which could be just about anything, given that "No Way Home" is about Spider-Man and Doctor Strange accidentally breaking open the multiverse. Here's a rundown of what, where, and when:Directed by Jon Watts, "Spider-Man: No Way Home" picks up in the aftermath of the "Spider-Man...
Tags: Movies, News, La, Los Angeles, Andrew Garfield, Tom Hardy, Tobey Maguire, Garfield, Sandman, Peter, Maguire, Peter Parker, Brandon Davis, Eddie Brock, Jon Watts Spider Man, Rob Keyes


Los Angeles wants to ban iBuying

Amid an ongoing housing shortage and rapid price appreciation, Los Angeles city lawmakers are now searching for ways to thwart iBuyers in their city.
Tags: Technology, California, La, Los Angeles, Regulations, Regulation, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Industry News, Phoenix, Housing Shortage, Select, Opendoor, Nury Martinez, iBuyer


Computer History's Unsung Hero: An Ode To Dennis Ritchie

By Ethan Tyrrell Published: November 13th, 2021
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Transgender Players Infuriated by Forza Horizon 5

Transgender players eager to race around a digital track were “shocked” to discover that, upon loading Forza Horizon 5, they were addressed by name, the very name attached to their Microsoft account. These transgender players, who have since changed their name to fit their new gender, neglected to change their name on their Microsft accounts, […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Usa, Microsoft, Cars, Sports, Feminism, Xbox, Anime, Simulation, Forza Horizon, Microsft


Joke Thieves: A History And Analysis

By Matt Solomon Published: November 13th, 2021
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'Rust' shooting and debate over studio contract terms have divided IATSE leaders and Hollywood crew members, who are voting on the new agreement

Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images IATSE union members are voting on a new contract that affects working conditions for 60,000 workers. Some union members expressed disappointment with the most recent version of the three-year agreement. The fatal shooting on the "Rust" set re-sparked discussions of working conditions for union members. Though an industry-wide strike was averted last month, it remains a divisive time for Hollywood's crew member union. Amid a workers' movement sweeping a...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Unions, Labor, Trends, AMPTP, Iatse, Jacob Watts, Amy Thurlow, Francis Agustin, Matt Schouten, Halyna Hutchins, Rodin Eckenroth Getty Images IATSE, International Alliance of Stage, West Coast Studio Locals


'Rust' shooting and debate over studio contract terms have divided IATSE leaders and members, who are voting on the new agreement

Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images IATSE union members are voting on a new contract that affects working conditions for 60,000 workers. Some union members expressed disappointment with the most recent version of the three-year agreement. The fatal shooting on the "Rust" set re-sparked discussions of working conditions for union members. Though an industry-wide strike was averted last month, it remains a divisive time for Hollywood's crew member union. Amid a workers' movement sweeping a...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Unions, Labor, Trends, AMPTP, Iatse, Jacob Watts, Amy Thurlow, Francis Agustin, Matt Schouten, Halyna Hutchins, Rodin Eckenroth Getty Images IATSE, International Alliance of Stage, West Coast Studio Locals


Some Genius Hacked The Beatles Into 'Super Mario Bros. 2'

By Maxwell Yezpitelok Published: November 13th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Maxwell Yezpitelok, Beatles Into Super Mario Bros


Harry Styles convinces Berkeley graduate to quit her pandemic job

Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for HS Harry Styles convinced a woman to quit her job with the help of fans during his concert tour on Wednesday. The woman, who said she was "unhappy" at her marketing firm, held up a sign that read, "Tell me to quit my job." Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs in the "Great Resignation," which has contribued to labor shortages across the US. Catherine Dugoni needed a push to quit her pandemic-era job, which she had been deliberating with close friends ...
Tags: Entertainment, US, Sacramento, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employees, Concert, Harry Styles, Berkeley, UC Berkeley, Catherine, Kevin Mazur Getty, SFGATE, Dugoni, Quit Job, weekend BI US



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