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NPR on Hawkeye

'Hawkeye' gets into the (holiday) spirit of the comics GLEN WELDON and MALLORY YU Pop Culture Happy Hour December 14, 2021 https://www.npr.org/transcripts/1063195345 https://play.podtrac.com/npr-510282/edge1.pod.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/pchh/2021/12/20211214_pchh_pchh_211214_hawkeye_final.mp3 [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Npr, Hawkeye, Glen Weldon, Mike Rhode


NPR on the new Spider-Man movie

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' mixes fun and fan service Pop Culture Happy Hour December 17, 2021 Stephen Thompson; Glen Weldon ;Daisy Rosario ;Joelle Moniquehttps://www.npr.org/2021/12/13/1063686062/spi...
Tags: Comics, Npr, Stephen Thompson, Glen Weldon, Mike Rhode, Daisy Rosario, Joelle Moniquehttps


Back Issue #53 - Walt Simonson cover & article

Back Issue #53 Back Issue v1 #53, 2011 - Showcasing Thor and his supporting characters, this edition contains a long interview with Walt Simonson. The articles spans his early run on Thor to the later, highly acclaimed second run. Displayed are plenty of the artist's panels and covers, circa 1970s-1980s. Unrelated in this fanzine is an interview with esteemed fantasy author Michael Moorcock. Back [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Thor, Ted Ignacio, Walt Simonson, Michael Moorcock Back


Authentic Police Cases #29 - Matt Baker cover

Matt Baker Authentic Police Cases v1 #29, 1953 - In what appears to be a bus station, a suspicious couple stakes out the lockers while looking out for policemen. Compared to her roguish companion, the woman is glamorously dressed. Her facial expression captures her paranoid state, intensified by her direct gaze toward the reader. Matt Baker's illustration is the one of the few (in this series) [Author: Unknown]
Tags: Comics, Crime, 1950s, Baker, Unknown, St John, Matt Baker


Dead or Alive’s Honoka & Marie Rose Work Together to Pleasure a Man

The creator of this erotic animation has combined the petite with the buxom as Dead or Alive‘s gorgeous Honoka is accompanied by the pettanko Marie Rose in an effort to simultaneously pleasure a faceless male, the animation bound to cater to lovers of both sizes as well as the characters in general. The two cute […]
Tags: Games, Parody, Artists, Anime, Fetish, Beach, Honoka, Oppai, H, 3D CG, Image Gallery, Pettanko, Dead or Alive, Mizugi, Marie Rose, Paizuri


Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War Anime Trailer Supremely Spiritual

The once highly regarded Bleach series is making a return for one last final anime in the form of “Bleach: Thousand-Year Blood War”, its first trailer bound to have many feeling nostalgic as it teases some action scenes with some familiar faces, and sure to have many arguing over whether or not it will hold […]
Tags: Drama, Trailer, Fantasy, Anime, Bleach, Endings, VIZ Media, Image Gallery, Adaptations, Pierrot


Goodbye, Sayaka

Actress and singer Sayaka Kanda was found dead on Dec. 18 at the hotel she was staying at in Sapporo. The circumstances as far as I am aware of come down to these two articles. Since it is an ongoing investigation, I’ll refrain from inferring from the fairly well-known set of circumstances surrounding her. It’s kind of on brand that ANN just namedrops Sayaka’s parents without any footnote–Seiko Matsuda is one of the most popular Japanese idol ever, and Sayaka’s relationship with her star-lit par...
Tags: Pop, Anime, Anna, Sapporo, Idol, Seiyuu, Modern Visual Culture, MANA, Danganronpa, Seiko Matsuda, Sayaka, Idoly Pride, Sayaka Kanda


All The Moments Where The Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailers Misled Us

Movie trailers can be misleading, and that's always not a bad thing. After all, what would be the fun of watching a movie for the first time if everything is handed to us in the previews? There would be no surprises, nothing to look forward to. In the case of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" and the trailers that preceded its release, a little deception was essential in order to hide the movie's biggest reveals. Some things weren't quite what we thought they'd be, and that's okay! Let's take a look at ...
Tags: Movies, Mpaa, Andrew Garfield, Dr Strange, Stephen, Peter, MJ, Peter Parker, Scooby Doo, Gwen Stacy, MCU


How Fire Magic In The Witcher Season 2 Really Works

Magic in "The Witcher" is complicated. Most magic is drawn from Chaos, a kind of power that resides in the elements, which mages learn to control within themselves. Though many kinds of magic are taught throughout the Continent, fire magic is considered one of the forbidden magics, along with necromancy and daemonology -- though those who speak of it in hushed whispers don't exactly explain why. While the first season of Netflix's hit fantasy series showed the horrifying power of fire magic in i...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Witcher, Chris Fulton, Yennefer, Yennefer Anya Chalotra, Nilfgaard, Fringilla, Jaskier Joey Batey, Triss Anna Shaffer, Fringilla Mimi Ndiweni


The Daily Stream: 90 Years Ago, Fritz Lang's M Laid The Groundwork For Every Serial Killer Thriller You've Ever Seen

(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: "M"Where You Can Stream It: The Criterion Channel / HBO MaxThe Pitch: A killer stalks Berlin, plying children with balloons and candy, igniting a citywide manhunt, and exposing a cross-section of society in 1930s Germany.Before there was "Zodiac" or "Memories of a Murder," there was "M." Fritz Lang's German Expressionist m...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Germany, Nazis, Berlin, San Francisco, Hungary, Roger Ebert, Nazi, Shakespeare, Adolf Hitler, David Fincher, Humphrey Bogart, Jonathan Demme, Fritz Lang


Jewelry Company U-Treasure Lists Tales of Arise Necklaces for Pre-Order

Japanese jewelry company U-Treasure has unveiled a set of stylish necklaces based on the main characters of Tales of Arise, presenting fans with quality items that hopefully fit the price. The necklaces reflect the styles of main characters Alphen, Shionne, Rinwell, Law, Kisara, and Dohalim, and pre-orders are open now, with everything set to ship […]
Tags: Jewelry, Games, Marketing, Anime, Announcements, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Tales Series, Tales of Arise, U Treasure, Alphen Shionne Rinwell Law Kisara, Dohalim


Here's Why There Are No Female Witchers

Many fans of Netflix's "The Witcher" TV series have noticed a distinct lack of women Witchers. If you're one of them, perhaps you've wondered whether this is an intentional exclusion, a coincidence, or something more complex? Maybe you find yourself scouring Google in an effort to see if there's really any good reason why men and women don't appear to stand equal chances of becoming magical superhuman monster-slaying badasses. There is actually a canon reason for Kaer Morhen's distinct lack of f...
Tags: Google, Television, Movies, Netflix, Henry Cavill, Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski, Witchers


Tales From The Box Office: Rogue One Turned Two Lines Of Star Wars Text Into A Billion-Dollar Hit

One of the biggest moments in modern Hollywood history occurred in 2012, when it was revealed that Disney was purchasing Lucasfilm from founder George Lucas for more than $4 billion. Not only did it mean Disney was making another splashy acquisition, and that Lucas was cashing out in a big way. It meant, above all else, that we were getting new "Star Wars" movies. The new trilogy kicked off with director J.J. Abrams' "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in 2015, which remains one of the biggest movies...
Tags: Star Wars, Hollywood, Movies, Disney, Death Star, Darth Vader, North America, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Chris Weitz, Lucas, Gareth Edwards, Edwards, Gilroy, J J Abrams, Skywalker


15 Dumbest Looks Of Famous Superheroes And Villains

By Erik Barnes Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Erik Barnes


Fans Desperately Trying to Salvage Live-Action Netflix Cowboy Bebop With Petition

The minuscule amount of fans who enjoyed Netflix’s disastrous live-action Cowboy Bebop have decided to start a petition in the hopes of getting a season 2 after its cancellation, an endeavor many will naturally label as pointless as profits are almost always the main driving factor. Many of these people have taken to the petition […]
Tags: Politics, TV, Internet, Lgbt, International, Netflix, Anime, Cancellations, Live Action, Petitions, Adaptations, Cowboy Bebop, Netflix Cowboy Bebop With Petition


The Woman Who Took On All Of New York City (By Smoking)

By Ethan Tyrrell Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: New York City, Humor, Ethan Tyrrell


Robert Pattinson's Bruce Wayne Broods In New Images From The Batman

Batman movies have been embracing the gritty/dark/edgy aesthetic for so long that, at a glance, Matt Reeves' upcoming movie "The Batman" might just look like more of the same. Everything we've seen of Robert Pattinson's Bruce Wayne so far looks gloriously emo -- from the strands of his hair to his smear of black eye make-up. But according to Reeves, his primary inspiration wasn't emo music, but grunge.The upcoming February 2022 issue of Empire will feature "The Batman" front and center, and the ...
Tags: Movies, News, Ben Affleck, Robert Pattinson, Bruce Wayne, Batman, Michael Pitt, Kurt Cobain, Alfred, Reeves, Pitt, Bruce, Gus Van Sant, Cobain, Pattinson, Matt Reeves


The Scariest Scene In The Original Friday The 13th Is Truly Iconic

(Welcome to Scariest Scene Ever, a column dedicated to the most pulse-pounding moments in horror with your tour guides, horror experts Matt Donato and Ariel Fisher. In this edition: Matt gets back to basics with an iconic "Friday the 13th" scare, and Ariel talks about its lasting terror.)Ariel tickled my remake itch last week, which got the proverbial wheels turning. There's always someone, somewhere, preaching that all remakes are worthless — pay these complainers no mind, their rants are basel...
Tags: Movies, Ariel, Annie, North America, Jason, Steve, Alice, Brian De Palma, Pamela, Matt, Carrie, Brenda, De Palma, Jason Voorhees, Camp Crystal Lake, Mrs Voorhees


Spider-Man: No Way Home Knows The Greatest Spidey Villain Is Willem Dafoe's Green Goblin

Warning: General spoilers for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" will follow.In case it wasn't obvious before that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been cursed with a villain problem, the release of "Spider-Man: No Way Home" indirectly turns that narrative into, essentially, actual MCU canon. I mean, what else would you call bringing back five villains from prior "Spider-Man" films -- Rhys Ifans' Dr. Curt Conners/the Lizard, Jamie Foxx's Max Dillon/Electro, Thomas Haden Church's Flint Marko/Sandman, Alf...
Tags: Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jake Gyllenhaal, Holland, Harry, Jamie Foxx, Norman, Michael Keaton, Peter, Maguire, Marisa Tomei, Osborn, Sam Raimi, Tom Holland, Raimi, Spidey


Tied Up In Knots (Limerick)

This limerick would, alas, be timely, even if today (December 18) weren’t “World Knot Tying Day.” A woman was tied up in knots Over Covid. She feared for her tots. Said her husband, “No vax! I’d rather eat wax!” In their fam’ly, the dolt calls the shots.
Tags: Humor, Marriage Humor, Odd Holidays, Marriage Limerick, Health & Medical Humor, Health Verse, Health Limerick, December Holidays, Covid Limerick, Covid Humor, Knots Humor, Knots Limerick, Knotting Tying Day


“Problematic” In-Game Lore Expunged From Dungeons & Dragons

Publisher Wizards of the Coast has continued their campaign to destroy their own work in the name of “diversity” by removing whole sections of in-game lore from Dungeons & Dragons, a turn of events that many are likely all too familiar with at this point. Wizards of the Coast will be changing the ever-popular Volo’s […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Racism, Coast, Anime, Announcements, Dungeons & Dragons, RPG, Wizards, TTRPG


And Just Like That, It Was Time For A Big Change

It's the season of nostalgic revivals, and "Sex and the City" has joined the ranks with "And Just Like That..." which sees the Manhattan ladies tackling life in their 50s. The news around it seemed mostly vague, except to say that it was clearly opting for a more socially conscious mentality than its predecessor. Gone are the days of not believing in bisexuality and here we are with "woke moment" buttons and soundbites. It's a brand new day for Mrs. Bradshaw and co.The first two episodes of the ...
Tags: Reviews, London, Television, Movies, Stanford, Rome, Netflix, Brooklyn, Manhattan, John, Miranda, Samantha, Lily, Charlotte, Rose, Cynthia Nixon


What You Should Know About Each Suit In Spider-Man: No Way Home

Like millions of other geeks, I snagged tickets for "Spider-Man: No Way Home" for the earliest possible showing I could. It was clear that there was going to be a lot to talk about and not everybody has the good sense to talk about these things in articles clearly labeled as spoiler-heavy.This article is full of spoilers, by the way. Like, last seconds of the movie kind of spoilers, so please for the love of all that is holy don't read any further unless you've either seen the movie or don't car...
Tags: Movies, Iron Man, Spider Man, Peter, Parker, Tony, Otto, Tony Stark, Tom Holland, Spidey, Peter Parker, OCK, Alfred Molina, MCU, Jon Watts, Doc Ock


Mike Birbiglia on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The post Mike Birbiglia on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon appeared first on Jumbo Dump.
Tags: Video, Jimmy Fallon, Humor, Mike Birbiglia


Ricoche ~A Weak JK’s Climactic Battle With Orcs~ Stops a War With Sex

Ricoche ~A Weak JK’s Climactic Battle With Orcs~ is a rather unique turn-based title as it has players controlling an amorous female who must save a world of elves by having sex with orcs so that they lose interest in causing physical harm, the battles involving the use of various sex-based skills. Teleported to a […]
Tags: Games, Fantasy, Anime, Fetish, RPG, JK, Oppai, Oshiri, H, Image Gallery, DLSite, Doujin Soft, Eroge, Isekai


The Bruxa's Powers In The Witcher Season 2 Explained

There are many different kinds of monsters in the world of "The Witcher," but one of the most terrifying are bruxae, a unique subclass of vampiric predator. Season 2 of the hit Netflix series opens with an episode featuring one very special bruxa, capable of caring for a mortal despite being a monster. Let's take a look at the mysterious bruxa of "The Witcher" season 2, their powers, and just who that mysterious wall-crawling woman in the first episode is within the greater "Witcher" universe. W...
Tags: Television, Movies, Netflix, Witcher, Geralt, Jonathan Harker, Ciri, Nivellen, Geralt Henry Cavill, Ciri Freya Allan, Nivellen Kristofer Hivju, Vereena Agnes Born


The Weirdest 'Simpsons' Reference Popped Up On 'The Expanse'

By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Cezary Jan Strusiewicz


'Parks And Rec's Lil Sebastian: What's The Big (Lil) Deal?

By Andrew Wheat Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Andrew Wheat Published


The New 'Predator' Movie Can Completely Revolutionize the Franchise

By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Cezary Jan Strusiewicz


New York Has Been Waging War On Geese, To Save Planes

By Ryan Menezes Published: December 18th, 2021
Tags: Humor, Ryan Menezes



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