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Here’s what an actual Six Strikes copyright alert looks like. Comcast Punishes BitTorrent Pirates With Browser Hijack.

Are Cable Companies Hoping Usage-Based Internet Access Will Help Thwart Netflix?

Time Warner Cable says there's no consumer demand for gigabit internet

High Court Orders UK ISPs to Block, H33T and Fenopy

San Diego Comic Con hotels sold out in about 2 minutes.

New Short From Rifftrax: Ten Long Minutes

For the curious, the Rifftrax Kickstarter page has reached $174,410, with 26 days to go. Here’s their recent video with their plea.

Showcase Renews Lost Girl For Season 4; Syfy will air it, too.

Off My Mind: Consequences of Batman Incorporated #8.

Help Wanted: 10 Applicants For The New Robin.

A poster for The Dark Knight, drawn by Daniel Nash

Image of the Day: Awkward 1950′s and 1960′s Batman Moments #4

Deadman: Where Do I Start?

Top 10 Things That Make Stan Lee Awesome.

Stunning Glow-In-The Dark Steampunk Iron Man Cake

Great Moments in Comics History: What If? #19

Image Relaunches Joe’s Comics Imprint With Help From Straczynski, Templesmith, and Sienkiewicz

11 Most Controversial Comic Books.

Defining the Doctor: The Tomb of the Cybermen

Weeping Angel Doll

Cult moves to Fridays on the CW.

Doctor Gash's Top 10 Greatest Horror Movies Ever #1 - The Exorcist

Movie Legends Revealed: Was There Really an Octopus in The Goonies?

Star Wars X-Wing Bed.

Snow Yoda.

What Movies Look Like Before Special Effects.

Sherlock’s E-Card.

Oz: The Great And Powerful cover for Entertainment Weekly.

8 Great Mythological Creatures That Desperately Need to Be in More Movies

Ninja Turtles Moves to June 2014

21 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Childhood TV Shows.

The BBC’s Zombie PSA – Keep Calm And Avoid The Undead

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 14, Fire and Water.

CBS Announces Start Of Production On Under the Dome

You can watch the two-minute international trailer for the first season of Hannibal here.

Titanium ring conceals saw and handcuff opener

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #166—Live Stream.

Saturday B Movie Reel #100: End of the World.

Film Bin Super-List Special: ‘Cartoon Villains’, Part 1

Film Bin Super-List Special: ‘Cartoon Villains’, Part 2

Mission Log #30—Episode 30—Amok Time.
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‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Scheme Starts Monday

Microsoft joins Apple, Facebook, and Twitter; comes out as hack victim

The Huddle: Marathoning TV Shows.

An Adventure in Space and Time: Jackie Lane cast as Dodo.

Jenna-Louise Coleman’s Future On Doctor Who.

Heroes of Who: Nicholas Courtney

50th Anniversary Retrospective: The 4th Doctor

Companions of New Who: Donna Noble

From Think Geek: Doctor Who Spinning TARDIS Watch.

Amazing Spider-Man #121 ‘The Night Gwen Stacy Died’ Original Art Cover Sells For $286,800

Body Suit Gives You Real-Life 'Spidey Sense'

IGN interviews Bryan Singer.

Matthew Vaughn Now Producing The New Fantastic Four Movie

Jack Kirby’s art for Argo.

New international poster for Jack The Giant Slayer.

One Ring Cake To Rule Them All.

Once Upon a Time Seeks New Mad Hatter for Possible Spin-Off

Have Your Pizza With The Borg At Flying Saucer Pizza Company.

Kodi Smit-McPhee Joins ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

Mark Pellegrino joins The Tomorrow People as Dr Jedikiah Price.

Awesome Art Picks: Supergirl, Spider-Man, Booster Gold and More

Ten Horror Films We Need on Blu-ray

50 genuinely memorable movie death scenes.

Doctor Gash's Top 10 Greatest Horror Movies Ever #5 - Night of the Living Dead

Weekend Discussion Thread: Ringtones

'MST3K' crew still basks in bad movies with 'Cinematic Titanic'

A retro adventure game based on the worst movie of all-time, Manos: The Hands of Fate is now available on Android.

Derek Mears on 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters'

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #165: Three The Hard Way (1974)

Saturday B Movie Reel #99 – Heebie Jeebies

Killer POV: Episode 2: Jason, Michael Myers and a ‘Compound Fracture’

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 81: Guyver: Dark Hero (Director’s Cut) (1994)

Gecken: Ep 10: The One With Stargate/Stargate SG-1′s Alexis Cruz
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Pirate Bay Bandwidth Supplier Disconnected, But The Ship Sails On

Track CISPA's every move in Congress with the Sunlight Foundation's Scout alert service

What’s Reading For?

A Companion To Doctors: The Second Doctor.

An interview with Steven Moffat at Gallifrey One.

Nicholas Briggs will provide the voice of the Daleks for An Adventure in Space and Time.

The Wolverine: New Official Image.

Great Moments in Comics History: DC Special Series #8

Image of the Day Best BTAS Screenshots #4

Abandoned Love: The Scorched Earth of the New 52 Green Arrow

Interview with J.M. DeMatteis

Possible Running Time For Man of Steel.

'Superman Lives' Indeed Via Nic Cage's Serene Movie Life Mask

Warner Home Video Issues Press Release, New Images, From Superman: Unbound

Beyond JLA: 10 Superteams Patrolling The Rest Of The World.

Greg Pak To Write Batman/Superman.

Stan Lee's Oscar Nomination

Mania and Dream Logic: Looking Back At Steve Ditko’s Cackling Creeper.

From College Humor: The 25 Greatest Comic Book Villains Of All Time.

Vertigo Announces Fables Encyclopedia, Fairest: In All the Land OGN

One Trek Mind: 10 Facts About The First Trek Tie-in Novel

Mark Hamill Confirms He’s in Talks For Star Wars: Episode VII Role

New Evil Dead Poster

Doctor Gash's Top 10 Greatest Horror Movies Ever #7 - Frankenstein

Censoring Hammer’s Dracula.

Benedict Cumberbatch and the cast of Neverwhere - first photo and air date revealed

What If BBC Sherlock Was An Animated Cartoon Series?

Cynthia Addai-Robinson joins The Vampire Diaries.

Fox’s Sleepy Hollow TV Pilot Has A Time Travel Element

Read Jane Espenson's spec script for 'Frasier'.

Short interview with Joss on Much Ado About Nothing

Gandalf Gear Poster.

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 13, Not At Home.

TV Legends Revealed: Didthe Mob Try to Kill Desi Arnaz?

20 Things We Learned From the ‘Argo’ Commentary

Gift Guide: Zombified Art Nouveau Cameo

Scanners and Its Sequels Heading to UK Blu-ray from Second Sight Films

Random Roles: Linda Cardellini on Freaks And Geeks, ER, and more.

Luke Mitchell joins The Tomorrow People.

Daniel Knauf opens up about Carnivàle’s long, weird journey (1 of 2)

The Strange, Secret Evolution of Babylon 5

Top 10 Movie Ghosts.

5 Revitalizing Trends In Horror Movies Today.

Smodcast: Grant Morrison interview with Kevin Smith, part 2.

Hey Kids, Comics—Season 2, Episode 8: Spider-Man 2099.

Radiodrome, Episode 111: Blaxpliotation

The Collinsport Historical Society Podcast, Episode 9: David Selby

The JV Club #50: Carla Gallo.
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Richard Briers has passed away at the age of 79, following a long struggle with a lung condition. May he rest in peace. For Doctor Who fans, he appeared in the Seventh Doctor story Paradise Towers, playing the Chief Caretaker. He also played the role of Henry Parker, in the Torchwood episode A Day In The Death. I also remember that he played Smee in the 2003 version (which I think I saw on Encore once) of Peter Pan, and had a role in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994).

CISPA is back: worst Internet law since SOPA needs you to fight it

Hyperlinking Is Not Copyright Infringement, Scholars Say

SDCC Hotel Reservations Tuesday, February 26 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET

Comic-Con 2013 Badge Registration Recap: The Highs and The Lows

Barefoot Gen Manga's Unfinished Sequel Draft Found

Reece Shearsmith has been cast as Patrick Troughton in An Adventure in Space and Time

The 10 Best Moments in The 24 Hours of Gallifrey One

Interview: The Odyssey of Neal Adams.

Grace Randolph’s Between The Pages: Death of the Family—Batman #17.

Image of the Day: Best BTAS Screenshots #1.

Preview: Nightwing #17.

Ain’t It Cool News talks with Dustin Nguyen about L’il Gotham.

Comics You Should Own – Sandman Mystery Theatre

Superman on TV: February 18th-24th.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Superman Gained the Ability to Shoot a Mini-Superman Out of His Hands

Comic Book Casting: Madman Live-Action Movie.

Mark Waid on reinventing comics for the digital era.

New Lego Marvel Super Heroes Concept Art Arrives Online.

Atop The Fourth Wall: Night of Atop The Fourth Wall Live.

First clip from Oz the Great and Powerful shows the wicked temper of Oz's witches

Benedict Cumberbatch Narrates The New Star Trek Into Darkness Motion Poster

Introducing the movie neighbors from hell.

Slimer Deluxe Wall Relief Now Available On eBay.

Restored Back to the Future Hero DeLorean Time Machine now on display at Universal Studios

5 Horror Sequels We’d Love To See.

From Cracked: 5 Grimms’ Fairy Tales Way Too Dark To Read To Kids.

Revenge, Italian Style: 5 Spaghetti Westerns Worth Your Time

Crowning the Better Holmes & Watson

The Best Hardee’s Premium Offer Ever? Gremlins’ Albums and Storybooks. I think I had those when I was 3 or 4.

Watch a clip from the 2004 unaired pilot of Dark Shadows

Joss Whedon Talks of 'Hopeful' S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot, Plans for Maria Hill and Other Marvel Characters

Silly Hobbitssess and Goofy Giants: When Did Fantasy Movies Get Taken Over by Comic Relief?

The Top 5: Cartoon Characters That’d Make Memorable Presidents

Trailers From Hell: Max Landis on Love Exposure

Tom Hanks vs. the Fonz: 35-plus Oscar nominees in weird TV guest spots

Comics Alliance Reviews 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II The Secret Of The Ooze' (1991), Part One

Fandom Manifesto: Dollhouse.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): February 18th.

The Downey Files, Episode 10: Mermen. Chris Downey talks with David Fury.

Film Sack Podcast #150: The Warriors (1979)

Mission Log: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast: The One With Mark Altman

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 80: Guyver: Mutronics (1991)
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Karl Kesel Sells Silver Age Collection For His Son’s Medical Bills.

The Mile High Comics sale to help the victims of the Aurora shooting ends Monday.

Yahoo Sued For Password Breach.

Youtube altered their coding again, so the userscript for Firefox to add an x to videos ceased to work. However, if you reinstall the Youtube Tweak script, you should have it restored.

The Livejournal glitch of being unable to select an icon other than your default icon when posting a comment should be fixed. I had been having that issue for a few days.

Vote against CISPA, SOPA, and PIPA in 2012.

Amber Benson: From Buffy To Books- Part Three.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 215: X-Men #65.

How Does Chris Claremont’s 1984 Kitty Pryde And Wolverine Hold Up Today?

FearNet’s Funhouse.

Classic Figure It Out, Legends of the Hidden Temple, Family Double Dare on Teen Nick This Weekend.

Sunbathing Batmen.

Christopher Nolan’s history of Batman.

Beach Batman. No word as to how long that sand Batman took to make.

For those interested, you can download the shooting script for The Dark Knight Rises.

10 Outlandish Dark Knight Rises Rumors That Didn’t Come True. You can expect to see spoilers littered throughout the article.

What would Nightwing have looked like in The Dark Knight Rises? There are some mild spoilers for the film.

The Dark Knight Reads: Fifteen Essential Batman Graphic Novels

Elvira’s Movie Macabre: 16-Episode Collection is Coming to DVD in the '24 Hour Movie Marathon' Set.

Terrible favorites from childhood.

Irreconcilable Differences: Marvel Marriages Gone Wrong.

Joining The Deadpool D-List.

Jennifer Ehle joins Robocop.

Literally The Worst Word On The Planet.

The 6 Most Terrifying Things That Literally Came Out Of TV Screens.

Chris McCoy has been hired to rewrite the Guardians of the Galaxy script.

The Full Length Trailer For Merlin Series 5.

Grumpy Old Fan: The place is the thing.

The Last of Marvel’s Hardcover Liquidation.

Thought Bubble #3: Whither Genre Comics?

Have Severed Robot Head, Will Travel: 5 Ways A Prometheus Sequel Could Work.

Nerdy Oakleaf Cakes.

Australian Billionaire Rumored To Be Creating A Real Jurassic Park.

Neil Gaiman Announces New Book On Twitter.

Infographic: Which 90’s Nickelodeon Character Are You?

The Cinefiles—Cronenberg, Part 3.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Episode 13: Adam Baldwin.

Firestorm Coming To The CW’s Arrow?

Superhero Squirrels.

The Library of Congress welcomes our new galactic overlords.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #378.

2012 London Olympics: Parade of Fictional Nationals.

Ten essential MST3K episodes.

10 Greatest Unintentionally Hilarious Lines From Science Fiction And Fantasy.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast, Episode 136: Drive (1997).

Retroist Podcast #118: Rambo: First Blood.
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Sladen Autobiography To Get Paperback Edition.

ACTA Crash-Landing In The EU.

CISPA—time to kill this sucker.

Interview: Charlize Theron on Ridley Scott’s Prometheus.

From Think Geek: Doctor Who TARDIS Beach Towel.

Geek Pride Day Pin Fonts Revealed.

Fandom Overview: The Hunger Games.

The Dark Knight Rises: The History of Bane.

Tom Holland opens his archives for the fans.

The Amazing Spider-Man: New Extended TV Trailer.

10 Most Quotable Movies For Geeks (That Aren’t Star Wars Films).

The various covers for Angelique’s Descent around the world.

Win a trip to San Diego Comic Con (if you live in the U.S.)

Watch Two Clips From Teen Wolf Season 2.

Doctor’s Eleven Shirt.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange: Time Traveling Theodore Roosevelt Versus Time Traveling Hitler.

International Space Station Gets A Screening Of The Avengers.

Tina Majorino Joins True Blood.

Lego Lord of the Rings Teaser Trailer.

20 Facts About The Thing That Might Leave You Suspiciously Eyeing Your Dog.

Stargate Cake.

6 Weird Things About Muppet Babies.

Why Star Trek V: The Final Frontier Deserves More Respect.

Magnificent Merida From Brave Cosplay.

Deadpool Bust Bank.

The Nerdist reviews Snow White And The Huntsman. Io9: The awesome terribleness Of Snow White And the Huntsman. SFX review.

The Original Opening Scene To John Carter.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #369.

Terror Transmission, Episode 69: An American Werewolf In London (1981).

Livejournal has transferred over everyone to the new Scrapbook. I was unable to find any page numbers as I checked through—you can really only see them in Firefox, I’ve found, while everything else is fine in IE. Everyone should check and make sure their pictures haven’t been rearranged, as I’ve found some icons I had saved were moved into a different gallery. I’m putting them back in the correct location as I find them.
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Hewlett-Packard is preparing to cut around 30,000 jobs.

US “Six Strikes” Anti-Piracy Scheme Delayed.

Due to being distraught over the death of Arthur Lieberman, a friend of his at POW, Stan Lee has chosen to cut back on appearances promoting The Avengers, as well as cancel his appearance at Dallas Comic Con. Condolences to him.

The Marvel Universe’s 10 Worst Summer Vacation Spots. Genosha is #6 on their list. (I’d have placed it at #1, but there’s a high probability that is all because of [ profile] x_project).

Release Date Set For Frank Miller’s Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

Angie Harmon as She-Hulk, Dianna Agron as The Invisible Woman, and Bianca Lawson as Storm?

If you purchased the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man figure from, and it’s turning yellow, they are offering a refund.

Ghostbusters Ongoing #9 has been delayed for release until May 30th.

The Telegraph interviews Christopher Eccleston.

The cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: 15 years on.

Juno Temple has been cast as a pixie named Thistlewit in Maleficent.

Design You Own Superhero Costume For Laidback Luke And Stan Lee.

Brooke Shields, Richard Chamberlain Cast In L.A.’s The Exorcist Play.

New Blade Runner Movie Will Be A Sequel: Confirmed.

The 5 Best (And 5 Worst) Torchwood Episodes.

Which science fiction and fantasy writers should be on Earth’s “first contact” team?

The SFX Factor: Greatest TV Title Sequences, Round 2.

The First 10 Minutes of Teen Wolf Season 2.

The Lawnmower Man: The Series In Development.

Solar System Ring.

The Infinity Gauntlet Is The Best Selling Graphic Novel On Amazon.

The Doctor Puppet.

Computer Icons That Don’t Make Sense Anymore.

Every single new sci-fi and fantasy show announced for next season.

Another trailer for Arrow.

Sideshow Collectibles’ Frankenstein VFX Head Prop Replica.

New clip from Brave.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #367.

Terry Gilliam, 1970, explaining his stop-motion animation.

The Best Liam Neeson Films You Probably Haven’t Seen. I would add High Spirits to that list.

Neil Gaiman delivers the Commencement Address to the University of the Arts in Philadelphia’s Class of 2012. “Leg crushed and eaten by a mutated boa constrictor? Make good art. IRS on your trail? Make good art. Cat exploded? Make good art.”
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Nick Stahl, star of Carnivale and Terminator 3, is missing.

The Pirate Bay Suffering Global Outage from Massive DDOS Attack.

Canadian Internet Surveillance Dies A Quiet, Lonely Death.

Wil Wheaton Defends BitTorrent, Warns For Anti-Piracy Lobby.

What do we want from a TV finale?

About One-Third of People in the U.S. Have Sleepwalked.

Dick Miller talks working with Corman, Scorsese, and more.

1986: X-Men headshots from the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe.

Guillermo del Toro’s Hulk series is still a possibility, while a Punisher tv show is not.

Joss Whedon talks sequel, Buffy and X-Men parallels.

Contagion Writer Brought In For Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Sequel.

Fan Art: Are You A God?

Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees Toast Is Coming Your Way.

Watchmen Toaster.

Syfy Summer 2012 Schedule.

Orphan’s Isabelle Fuhrman To Lead Suspiria; Full Cast Announced.

New Doctor Who Minisode To Air On May 24th.

More Classics From The Warner Archive: The Awakening, Eye of the Devil, The 27th Day, Night School, and The Spiral Staircase.

Epic Tea Time With Alan Rickman.

Carrie Cast Continues To Expand.

Trailers From Hell: Dan Ireland on The Lair of the White Worm.

Star Trek, Doctor Who, and A Space Shuttle On One Sci-Fi Ring.

Creating The Amazing Spider-Man: Limitless Inspiration.

Some character art for the supporting characters of Brave.

Comic Con Gets Wild With Walking Dead Obstacle Course.

Trailer Offers Look At ABC Series 666 Park Avenue.

Comic Book Day: 20 Years of McFarlane Independence.

Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott Fantastic Four page fetches record $155,350.

Dark Shadows/Vampirella Crossover Comic From Dynamite Entertainment.

Lara Parker Talks Wolf Moon Rising.

First Official Image Of Jonny Lee Miller As Sherlock Holmes, Lucy Liu As Joan Watson.

Rocking Horses of the Apocalypse.

From Think Geek: Navitron Steampunk Wrist Compass and Sundial.

See a Trio of Vintage Travel Posters Featuring Ghostbusters and More.

Graphic Alchemy: The Evolution of the Comic Book Movie.

Now Playing Podcast: Batman (1966).

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 58: Undercover Blues (1993).
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Judge rules an IP address doesn’t identify a person or BitTorrent pirate.

BitTorrent Set To Rebrand Itself As Gyre?

White House Says President Obama Will Definitely Veto CISPA.

Back to the Future Marty McFly Hat Prop Replica.

Doctor Who Shoe Designs. If only they were normal shoes.

The Classiest Doctor Who Scarf Ever.

San Diego Comic Con 2012: Twilight Zone Exclusives.

NPR interviewed Steven Moffat—listen to it here.

Benedict Cumberbatch and Steven Moffat share secrets of Sherlock season 2 with Io9.

After Lost Girl fans complain, Syfy explains scene cuts.

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: The Unknown Master—Part Two.

Amber Heard is in talks to join the cast of Machete Kills.

Look who’s related: Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku.

Tim Burton offers updates on Beetlejuice, Big Eyes, and more.

Weekend Discussion Thread: MST3K-Inspired Creative Projects.

Q&A Interview with Fringe Executive Producers Jeff Pinkner and J.H. Wyman.

A funny round table discussion with the cast of The Avengers, as it premieres in the U.S. All of them hope they won’t be recast. According to RDJ: “To be recast is to die in the Marvel universe.” Whedonesque discusses it here.

The Avengers makes $80.5 million its opening day in the U.S.

Avengers Friending Meme.

Seth Green directs a parody ad involving two female Jedis and a Wookie.

The World’s Loudest Bike Horn Is More Deafening Than A 747 Taking Off.

Your Guide To Attending (and Surviving) Mid-Week Midnight Premieres.

The Beautiful Illustrations That Made Poe’s Stories Terrifying In 1919.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast 123: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Schlock Treatment 76: Staying Alive.

The Greatest Movie Ever Podcast talks about The Big Alligator River (1980), aka The Great Alligator, aka Il Fiume del grande caimano, aka Alligator.
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Found via [personal profile] meret: Pet Food Alerts And Recalls.

[personal profile] ephemere is hosting a Love Meme.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Kate Spencer/Manhunter VI.

Mozilla Slams CISPA.

Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox Functionality.

Pirate Bay Enjoys 12 Million Traffic Boost, Shares Unblocking Tips.

Virgin Media Starts Pirate Bay Blockade.

Sony Put Video Service On Hold Due To Comcast Data Caps.

From Cracked: 5 Ridiculous Origins of Famous Urban Legends.

An Optical Illusion That Explains The Origins of Imaginary Monsters.

Disneyland Paris is getting a Star Wars Land.

New tv spot for Snow White And The Huntsman.

You Don’t Know Poe: 10 Weird Thing About Edgar Allan Poe.

ComicsAlliance Guide To The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2012.

Reverse Parthenogenesis—a short film starring Amber Benson and Adam Busch—is now online.

New trailer for Tron: Uprising.

Bizarro Back Issues: Robin, Batgirl, and the Devil-Worshipping Ghost of Benedict Arnold.

Andy MacDonald’s X-Men Redesign.

Creepy Prometheus Viral Audio Reveals Scene.

Give your home a Brood infestation with DST’s latest wave of Minimates.

Handmade TARDIS Ipad Case.

From Pajiba: 10 Shows That Are Better When Viewed In One Long Lazy Marathon.

Inspector Spacetime T-Shirt.

Texting In Movies: What Life Might Be Like.

Gollum Lord of the Rings Cake.

Hungry for power? Make a Game of Thrones cake.

10 Insanely Awkward Superhero Romantic Subplots.

Superhero Finger Costumes.

New Dark Shadows Featurette Looks at a Strange Family.

In The Salem Branch, by Lara Parker, apparently you’ll get to read all about David and Barnabas eating pot brownies, and Angelique getting spanked (but not by those two).

The Hunger Games’ Gary Ross might make one of those half-dozen Houdini movies.

Make a comic book t-shirt with Neil Gaiman and Threadless.

Bruce Campbell chats about the Evil Dead remake and Burn Notice.

Behind the scenes photos from the Adam West Batman series.

When cancellation is the best thing that can happen to a tv series.

Top 10 Literary Works In The Comic Book Medium.

Three clips from Men In Black 3.

Two new images from Pixar’s Brave.

Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year Old With?

What’s the most underrated show of the 80’s? Vulture says it’s the 80’s version of The Twilight Zone.

Episode Guide: The MST3K Scrapbook.

New photos of The Lizard from The Amazing Spider-Man.

Doctor Who: Ace Adventures Exclusive Featurette.

Stan Lee on Marvel movie history, his favorite cameos, and Michael Jackson as Spider-Man.

Never-Before-Seen Concept Art From David Cronenberg’s Total Recall.

What The World Needs Now: A Little Shop Of Horrors Remake.

Gateways To Geekery: Exploring Steven Moffat’s work on Sherlock, Doctor Who, Coupling and beyond.

Snuffed Out: TV Series That Were Gone Too Soon. Good to know I’m not the only one that remembers The Five Mrs. Buchanans. I would also add Women of the House, starring Delta Burke, which almost nobody remembers.

Nerdist Writers Panel #37: Jane Espenson and Douglas Petrie.

According to a couple people Mom just checked with in our area, the Comcast issue isn’t just us. And it’s being done in such a way that everyone affected will believe it’s something wrong on their end, rather than Comcast’s. Another thing I plan to point out when (and if—they said if they don’t bother, we can get a $20 credit, which doesn’t help) they arrive on Saturday.
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Anti-CISPA Petition.

Microsoft Backs Away From CISPA Support, Citing Privacy.

Livejournal Scrapbook is going away. I’ll see if I can find out how much space I’ve used up, since I use it for storing icons, and various things I need to link to. Releasing Zuul Figure At San Diego Comic Con. That looks gorgeous.

From Think Geek: Conan The Librarian Shirt.

Disney picks up Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book.

Neil Gaiman interviewed Stephen King for the UK Sunday Times Magazine.

An interview with R.J. Jamison, co-author of Barnabas And Company.

First appearance of Iron Man in Tales of Suspense #39 sells for $375,000.

One of Batman’s most convoluted plans to protect his secret identity ever.

Pottery shards were the first ever ticket stubs.

Atari 2600 Wedding Cake.

It’s official: the Chronicle director will reinvent the Fantastic Four.

Why does Joss Whedon always kill the characters we love?

Q&A: Night of the Comet Star Kelli Maroney talks with Fangoria about her career.

So, you want to watch Dark Shadows? An brief overview of the 60’s series, without really hitting on any of the storylines.

David Koepp in talks to write Snow White And The Huntsman sequel, studio wants Rupert Sanders to direct.

Justice League Trailer (Avengers Style) Parody.

Sam Raimi Will Produce Poltergeist Remake, But Not Direct.

Nis Jassen has “lavishly illustrated A Study In Scarlet in two editions: a regular and a deluxe edition.” The foreward is written by the late Edward Hardwicke.

Universal sues The Asylum over its version of Battleship.

Looks like the remake of Carrie could have found footage elements.

David James Kelly Rewriting Daredevil Reboot.

Weekend Discussion Thread: If You Could Ask One Question…

The Classic VHS Horror Game That Was So Funny It Was Scary.

MacGyver’s Floating House Is For Sale.

Official blurb and first look at Wizards Vs. Aliens, from Russell T. Davies.

Dalek mysteriously materializes atop MIT computer science building.

Time to have a little word about Captain Britain.

Outer Limits Trading Cards.

The 2012 Forbes Fictional 15.

Schlock Treatment 75: Ghostbusters II.
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House Passes CISPA. Obama Administration Issues Threat To Veto CISPA As-Is. From here, it goes to the Senate. Some of those in the House that voted against it only did so because they didn’t think it went far enough.

The Non-Geek’s Guide To CISPA.

FTC Hires Ace Prosecutor For Google Antitrust Case.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Snowbird.

New viral images of Spider-Man’s web-shooters from The Amazing Spider-Man.

Star Wars MST3K Reviews Firefly T-Shirt.

Avengers pre-sales numbers smash all other Marvel movies combined.

Chris Roberson, marketing, and the Silver Age.

MTV Sets Premiere Date For Teen Wolf Season 2.

Fringe has been renewed for a fifth, final season of 13 episodes. Whedonesque discusses the news here.

What fandom did for Doctor Who.

Director James McTeigue Talks The Raven.

10 Comic Book Characters That Didn’t Debut In Comic Books.

Explore Vampire History In A New Dark Shadows Featurette.

20 New Images From Dark Shadows Are Here.

The Wolverine To Shoot In Japan.

Is there really a New Mutants movie in the works? Will it be announced at Comic Con? While I doubt it, that would be wonderful to see. Even if everything with Illyana would take multiple movies to cover.

Joe Dante on The Haunted Palace.

The Ringu Ghost Throws A Mean Curve.

New international poster for The Amazing Spider-Man.

An Imperial CAT-AT, for Jedi kitties only.

The Japanese trailer for Snow White And The Huntsman.

New spot for Brave, due to air during the NFL Draft.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #364.

John Romita Jr. will try to draw for 50 hours straight for charity.

Polymer clay skull ring.

Ray Stantz Costume To Be On Display At Museum Of Natural History. The exhibit will also include the leather jacket worn by Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade, and the whip used in Raiders of the Lost Ark, the tunic and sash worn by William Shatner as Kirk in Mirror Mirror, and numerous other items.

Buffy vs. Aliens For Free Comic Book Day?

Film Sack Podcast: Cherry 2000.
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MPI Home Video Comments On Jonathan Frid’s Passing. Dread Central remembers him here.

That time Dick Clark mistook Batman and Robin for a singing duo. Seriously, that man never aged.

Rapidshare Publishes Anti-Piracy Manifesto For Cyberlockers.

ISPs have to identify alleged pirates, EU court rules.

LJ has reverted to the previous format for LJ cuts—meaning the scissors are gone.

The AV Club reviews The Moth Diaries—it gets a D+.

First look at Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock.

The sonic screwdriver is now real.

Night of the Living Dead to get CG motion capture makeover.

Parting Shot: Unusually Realistic Dinosaurs Dressed As The Avengers.

Classic Paintings, Comic Book Style.

Mondo Posters For The Avengers.

Nominations are open over for the Not Prime Time Ficathon.

Four new clips and a featurette for The Raven.

An exclusive clip from With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.

A sneak peek of the cover and plot for Dark Shadows #10.

The UK Poster For Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Remember when Spider-Man, Superman, and Batman teamed up to fight an alien wizard in India?

DC Comics Women—The Shadow Of Their Past.

J.M. DeMatteis shares a movie treatment he did of Daredevil, back in the 90’s.

American Horror Story Season 2 Setting Confirmed, More Season 1 Actors Coming Back.

10 Marvel Supervillains Who Became Superheroes.

Chris Roberson Quits DC Comics.

Where’s Jason?

New Iron Man and Thor spots for The Avengers.

Experience the eldritch horrors of H.P. Lovecraft’s relationship advice.

A promo image for Brave.

The Game of Thrones drinking game.

The Wolverine to film in Sydney, Australia.

What It Means To Be A Geek.

Sci-Fi Villains Raise Money For Women’s Charity—The Daleks Race.
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CISPA Sponsor Says Protests Are Mere “Turbulence.”

Judge Rules Takedown of Pirate Party General Proxy Illegal.

Major Book Publisher Demands Jury Trial Against BitTorrent Pirates.

Appropriately, the Fringe season finale has two possible endings.

And now Universal wants to make a Rockford Files movie with Vince Vaughn.

New shirt available from Red Bubble: Tully’s Ghost Tours.

10 Ways Self-Hating Fans Make Genre Entertainment Worse.

Snow White And The Huntsman: Tons of Gorgeous New Pics. Including the international poster.

Anchor Bay Takes Amy Heckerling’s Vamps.

Con Preparation: The Proper Way To Cosplay.

43 Avengers stills explode with lasers, jets, and latex.

The Art of Science Tattoos.

The Sales Poster For Neil Jordan’s Vampire Film Byzantium.

The AV Club interviews Joss Whedon. Whedonesque discusses it here.

New VOD Title From Rifftrax: Curse of Bigfoot.

The Big Blockbusters of Summer 2013.

From Newsarama: 10 Characters Who Could Turn The Avengers vs. X-Men Tide.

Eliza Dushku to voice She Hulk in the Hulk’s animated series.

From Think Geek: “Solar Turbine” Steampunk Pocket Watch.

Hobby Star is suing Wizard over their use of the term “Toronto Comicon.”

Mista-M’s redesign of Power Girl.

From Cracked: 6 Terrifying Children’s Cartoons From Around The World. Dot And The Kangaroo is on the list at #2. Oh, how I agree when it comes to the Bunyip part—I watched that when I was 2.

The Avengers Cartoon Is In Trouble, Loki Sought For Questioning.

From Tor: The 10 Best Comedic Fantasy Films.

Tiki Stormtrooper.

Press release for season 3 of Lost Girl.

Did you choose your pet the right way?

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 54: Gymkata.

The Now Playing Podcast discusses Iron Man 2.
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Grant Tilly has passed away, at the age of 74, following a battle with kidney and prostate cancer. May he rest in peace. He played Toth in an episode of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.

Major networks suing to stop free streaming.

SOPA is Dead, says MPAA Boss. All that means is SOPA is shelved, CISPA isn’t, and there could always be another on the horizon.

Believe It Or Not: This Is What Four Feet Of Hail Looks Like. It hit Texas yesterday.

Livejournal added a new way to create LJ cuts with Release 91. There’s now an icon of a pair of scissors. [ profile] xylodemon has an override code here.

When Rorschach Proposed To Deadpool. Seen at Anime Boston Con—he said yes, by the way.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Alison Blaire/Dazzler.

Carrie set for March 15, 2013 release.

The Best Meta Horror Movies Of All Time. Night of the Comet makes the list—having seen it at least ten times courtesy of it being played relentlessly on Logo, I’m glad for that. I’m also happy to see the original Fright Night (which I never saw until a couple years ago—finally found the sequel earlier in the year) make the cut.

Get up close and personal with the USCSS Prometheus.


The 10 Best Comedic Science Fiction Films According to Ryan Britt. Ghostbusters is ranked #1, with Back to the Future a couple down.

A Star Wars Nursery.

Watch 20 minutes of behind the scenes footage of The Avengers. Another featurette is here. And you can find a scene between Thor and Captain America here.

Marvel’s The Avengers Red Carpet World Premiere, in its entirety.

Why you should be glad you’re not a Vulcan.

When Serious Actors Become Action Stars: A Guide.

Sin City: A Dame To Kill For Is Moving Forward.

Paul Feig walks us through Freaks And Geeks (Part 5 of 5).

The world’s most isolated cave is home to 4 million year old “superbugs.”

Dark Horse to publish Spike, Willow spin-off projects.

Full trailer for Looper.

UK trailer for Dark Shadows.

New Dark Shadows photo.

Captain America’s movie shield fetches $20,100 at auction.

The reboot of The Flintstones has been put on hold due to Seth Macfarlane’s schedule.

The Simpsons is not located in Oregon after all—Matt Groening was misquoted.

The Hobbit needs extra elves.

From Cracked: The 5 Creepiest Disappearances That Nobody Can Explain.

IDW has announced another Jericho comic.

Watch Dr. Strange (1978).

[ profile] yendi’s Friday the 13th movie reviews.

Behold, the 2001: A Space Odyssey Lego Sets That Never Existed.

Japan claims the most expensive one-bedroom on Earth.

IDW and DST bring back classic Battle Beasts.

The Avengers, the Argonauts, and the History of the Team-Up.

Ask Chris #101: The Riddler.

New Russian trailer for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

The Lovecraft Anthology, Vol. 1: A Graphic Collection of H.P. Lovecraft’s Short Stories.

The AV Club interviews Drew Goddard about The Cabin In The Woods.

View the top ten lists of horror films chosen by the likes of Clive Barker and Emily Booth, over at Time Out.

DC Comics is passing the rights to distribute their books and graphic novels from Titan Books, over to Diamond.

The Monster Squad turns 25.

New pictures from WonderCon 2012.

Top Five Crazy Creepy Magicians.

Retroist Podcast Episode 107: He-Man And The Masters of the Universe.
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Why CISPA is a really bad bill.

Why Microsoft And Facebook Are Pro-CISPA But Anti-SOPA.

MPAA says embedding illegal video is copyright infringement.

Sony projects record losses of $6.4 billion.

David Tennant has been cast in BBC America’s miniseries The Spies of Warsaw.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Stephanie Brown.

In this still from Dark Shadows, we see that Barnabas sleeps in the linen closet.

Six new photos from Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows.

Mary Syn as Gozer the Gozerian.

Cosplay of Tom Servo and Crow were spotted at SakuraCon in Seattle.

David Gordon Green’s Suspiria remake starts shooting in September.

Science fiction and fantasy tv shows that tried to reinvent themselves in their final season.

Bid on dinner with Joss Whedon, to benefit Equality Now—auction closes May 1st. For the fan with money to burn, since as of the last I checked it was over $1000. Someone needs to bid on breakfast with Tom Brokaw, since the poor guy is currently at $0. [ profile] whedonesque discusses the auction here.

Joss Whedon answered questions over at Reddit.

Carrie stage play closes two weeks ahead of schedule.

With the head writers being replaced, there will also be some cast cutting on Days Of Our Lives—say goodbye to Christie Clark, Patrick Muldoon, Sarah Brown, and Matthew Ashford. I never liked Madison, and the others just didn’t really have a good storyline going.

Matt Groening finally reveals the location of Springfield. It may or may not be in Oregon.

Teaser for Tron: Uprising.

The trailer for A Fantastic Fear Of Everything.

Two more tv spots were released for The Avengers yesterday. Here’s the first. Here’s the second. Today, you get a third clip, and a featurette.

EPIX will premiere the documentary With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story.

Evil Dead 2—rotoscoped.

From Newsarama: 10 Creative Team Reunions We Want To See.

Castle appears to be having zombie troubles.

Paul Feig walks us through Freaks And Geeks (Part 3 of 5).

Gary Ross releases statement as to why he won’t be directing Catching Fire.

We’re On The Road To Comic Con: The Hero’s Journey Continues.

Interview with (the UK version) Being Human’s Kate Bracken. The interview contains spoilers for events that occurred at the end of season 4, as well as where the show goes from there.

Where Being Human (American version) went wrong this season. Spoilers for the entirety of the current season.

Man of Steel to be “edgy” like The Dark Knight, says Young Superman actor.

Collectible Canadian quarter will feature a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur skeleton.

The Amazing Spider-Man is just the first part of an origin story.

Two new giant images from Prometheus.

Here’s a new clip from The Cabin In The Woods. Exclusive TV Spot: The Cabin In The Woods Is Rated R For…

An exclusive first look at the new Furby. Those soulless eyes…same as ever.

A letter to Batman’s shark repellent Bat-Spray, from a lover spurned.

The Now Playing Podcast discusses The Incredible Hulk (2008).

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Originally posted by [personal profile] spikedluv at CISPA is the new SOPA
Originally posted by [personal profile] velvetwhip at CISPA is the new SOPA
Here's their next move: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, would obliterate any semblance of online privacy in the United States.

And CISPA would provide a victory for content owners who were shell-shocked by the unprecedented outpouring of activism in opposition to SOPA and Internet censorship.

The House of Representatives is planning to take up CISPA later this month. Click here to ask your lawmakers to oppose it.

SOPA was pushed as a remedy to the supposed economic threat of online piracy -- but economic fear-mongering didn't quite do the trick.

So those concerned about copyright are engaging in sleight of hand, appending their legislation to a bill that most Americans will assume is about keeping them safe from bad guys.

This so-called cyber security bill aims to prevent theft of "government information" and "intellectual property" and could let ISPs block your access to websites -- or the whole Internet.

Don't let them push this back-door SOPA. Click here to demand that your lawmakers oppose CISPA.

CISPA also encourages companies to share information about you with the government and other corporations.

That data could then be used for just about anything -- from prosecuting crimes to ad placements.

And perhaps worst of all, CISPA supercedes all other online privacy protections.

Please click here to urge your lawmakers to oppose CISPA when it comes up for a vote this month.

Thanks for fighting for the Internet.

-Demand Progress

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CISPA Bill Lets ISPs Spy On and Report Pirating Subscribers.

From Think Geek: Ninja Fighting Chopsticks. I can just see Meggan giving this to Korvus or Wade, over at [ profile] x_project.

Superman cufflinks.

Viking Batman.

Book trailer for Darth Vader And Son.

Boomerang plans a 14 hour Captain Planet marathon for Earth Day.

New clip from The Raven.

DC Comics will revive National Comics to spotlight dormant characters.

As expected, The Dark Knight Rises will be PG-13.

Darwyn Cooke on why he initially said no to Before Watchmen.

Senior Editor Bobbie Chase has been promoted to Executive Editor over at DC Comics, while previous Executive Editor Eddie Berganza has been moved to a different position. Congratulations to her.

Grant Imahara, in front of the TARDIS, dressed like the Tenth Doctor and wielding a sonic screwdriver in one hand…and a puppy in the other.

There will be an 11-hour Veronica Mars marathon on SoapNet on April 15th.

Cliff Chiang draws Joss Whedon for GQ magazine.

Days of Our Lives changes head writers (again). Gary Tomlin and Christopher Whitesell will serve as the new head writers, effective immediately. So that recent reboot may be jettisoned for another reboot?

Maleficent will be coming to theaters March 14th, 2014.

Ben Kingsley is in final talks to play a villain in Iron Man 3.

Cinematic Titanic will be returning to the Family Arena in St. Charles on Saturday, November 17th, for those that are in that area.

Snow White And The Huntsman: Behind The Costume Design.


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