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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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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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Mike Hopkins has passed away, at the age of 53, due to drowning after falling out of a raft while on a river. May he rest in peace. He won an Academy Award for his work on Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. He worked on Return To Oz, Blade Runner, Heavenly Creatures, Time Bandits, the 2005 remake of King Kong, Peter Jackson’s Dead Alive (AKA Braindead) and The Frighteners, and much more.

Peter David suffered a stroke while on vacation. There is an update on his current condition here. Best wishes to him for a speedy recovery.

Jonathan Frid remembered.

SearchFreak’s Top 12 File-Sharing And Copyright Events of 2012.

Fandom Stocking: Volunteer Time.

What Counts As ‘Horror’?

Editorial: A Note On The Current State Of Horror Television.

27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012.

Most Overlooked Movies of 2012: Cabin In The Woods, Bernie and More.

Your Last Injection Of Great Cosplay For 2012.

The Hellboy Memorial Awards: Comics Alliance’s Best Comics of 2012, Part 4.

The best superhero and mainstream comics of 2012.

The best graphic novels and art comics of 2012.

The Coolest And Wrongest Spoilers Of 2012.

The Most Baffling Pop Culture Moments of 2012.

A New MegaSpider Image To Close Out 2012.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 365: Starman #80.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 366: Doom Patrol #63.

When We First Met—The Cast Of Sandman.

Handmade Silver TARDIS Necklace.

Superman on TV: December 31st-January 6th.

From Cracked: 4 Insane New Year’s Celebrations From Around The World.

Lost Girl—Season 3—New Poster.

Man stuffs Denny’s entire Hobbit menu down his Hobbit-hole.

A Massive, Interactive Chart Of All Of Zeus’ Offspring and Affairs.

First Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters TV Spot.

Atop The Fourth Wall: The Next 15 Screw-Ups Of Atop The Fourth Wall

Skyfall Passes $1 Billion Worldwide.

Marvel Readies Amazing Spider-Man #700 2nd Printing.

10 Science Fiction TV Characters We Hope Will Die In 2013.

Sonequa Martin-Green is joining the cast of Once Upon A Time.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 73: Ghostbusters II (1989) Commentary.

Film Sack Podcast, Episode 145: Predators (2010)

Now Playing Podcast: New Year’s Evil (1980)
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How ISPs will do ‘six strikes’: Throttled speeds, blocked sites.

Dreamwidth: Imported content removal tool.

Ding-Dong The Twinkie’s Dead.

Doctor Who’s Christmas Special Prequel: The Great Detective.

Doctor Who: Christmas Special: Title Revealed.

First Pic Of The Doctor And New Companion In Christmas Special.

The comic book periodic table of elements.

Marvel Minimates Series 50 Fan Poll Results.

12 Comics That Should Never Become Live Action Movies

One-Of-A-Kind Fleischer Superman Statue.

Halloween Costume Contest Winner: Gozer.

Burnham Orchestrates Mars Attacks The Real Ghostbusters.

The Cabin In The Woods Monsters: Behind The Scenes.

Mockingbird Lane Concept Art Reveals Different Looks For Herman and Eddie Munster.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—November 16th.

Exclusive First Casting News For Fright Night 2; Story Details.

Neil Gaiman in Pittsburgh: Stardust memories, reading from new novel and Doctor Who secrets.

Interview: Terry Pratchett on his latest novel, his medical diagnosis and more.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #393.

BBC America’s Winter Trailer.

The Wolverine Live Chat.

John Romita Sr. - With Great Power Extended Interview

Gallery of over 100 beautiful vintage movie posters on the auction block.

Classic Educational TV Programs That Still Rock Today.

MTV Geek’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For The Batman Fan.

This Day In Horror: Night of the Comet.

8 of the most frustratingly bad media tie-in videogames ever.

Movie Issues Podcast: Jurassic Park III (2001).

Now Playing Podcast: Casino Royale (2006)
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Most SOPA/PIPA Supporters Survive The Election.

Rapidshare Limits Public Download Traffic To Drive Away Pirates.

Vertigo Cancel Hellblazer; DC Announce Constantine.

Arrow Exclusive: Farscape And Stargate SG-1’s Ben Browder To Play DC Comics Character Ted Gaynor.

Exploring The Seeds Sewn In DC’s New 52 #0’s.

Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel Goes 3D.

Bizarro Back Issues: The Dubious Election of President Batman (2009).

What Has DC Comics Done To Alfred?

Sesame Street to air hurricane special.

Hasbro Denies Recent Disney Acquisition Rumors.

The Hobbit TV Spot #4—the Extended Version.

Four New Banners For The Hobbit: An Expected Journey Released.

Burn Notice renewed for shorter seventh season.

Boy Meets World sequel: Plot Details.

Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan Trailer.

Harvey Kurtzman Estate and Al Feldstein File to Regain Classic EC Copyrights.

Dark Shadows Alumni Return In Mabuse Remake. The original series actors that are involved include: Jerry Lacy, Kathryn Leigh Scott, and Lara Parker.

Marty McFly Is Bewildered By What He Sees In 2015.

A Sci-Fi Television Viewer’s Guide To Science Fiction Books.

From Cracked: 6 Iconic Movie Scenes That Happened By Accident.

Bram Stoker books celebrated by Google Doodle.

Bram Stoker At 165.

Blu-Ray Deal: The Mel Brooks Collection.

The Great Stephen King Reread: Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.

The Line It Is Drawn #114—Disney Welcomes Star Wars To The Family.

How It Should Have Ended: Casino Royale.

Edward Scissorhands Plush.

Random Roles: Mark Hamill revisits Sushi Girl, Batman, and The Simpsons.

A mysterious, giant hand rises from the Chilean desert.

GBFans 2012 Halloween Contest Voting Now.

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About James Bond.

Jurassic Park 3D—Official Trailer.

Hitchcock: Behind The Scenes Featurette.

Junk Food Dinner Podcast, Episode #134: The Core (2003), Straw Dogs (2011), and Grizzly II: The Predator: The Concert (1983).

Mission Log Podcast #14: Episode 14—Balance of Terror.
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Yuletide Update and Clarifications, Part II.

Copyright Scofflaws Beware: ISPs to Begin Monitoring Illicit File Sharing.

The Quiet Death of the Canadian Internet Surveillance Bill.

Court rules book scanning is fair use, suggesting Google Books victory.

TV Tango has updated their list to Halloween On TV: 269 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre/House of 1000 Corpses.

31 Days of Horror: The Fog/The Mist.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: The Gate (1987)

Rare Halloween Videos: Grampa Munster’s Silly Scaries (1988), More Silly Scaries (1989).

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: 80’s Rerun: Poltergeist

NBC To Air Mockingbird Lane As A Halloween Special. I’ll have to remember to watch that one.

The Best Horror Movies To Watch On Youtube For Free.

10 Thrift Store Friendly Comic Book Halloween Costume Ideas.

The Wolverine: First Glimpse of Silver Samurai.

Comixology adding a submission site.

The official trailer for Hitchcock.

How Red Dwarf blends sitcom with sci-fi in just 10 smegging episodes.

Expectation of Endings.

Storylines Lost.

Artist Kris Anka and Writer Sam Humphries On Uncanny X-Force Fashions.

500+ 90’s X-Men Animation Cels Hit The Auction Block December 1st.

How Grant Morrison’s 7-Year Batman Epic Is Becoming The Ultimate Definition of Batman.

Molly Shannon joins the cast of Hannibal.

Shailene Woodley In Talks To Play Mary Jane Watson In The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels To Cheer You The Frak Up.

10 ‘Grim and Gritty’ Superhero Makeovers.

Walter Koenig interview: Star Trek, Babylon 5, J.J. Abrams’ reboot, and graphic novels.

Captain Robert April, You’re Doing It Wrong: Objectivism, Climate Control and Diane Carey’s Final Frontier.

Ian McShane joins American Horror Story: Asylum.

Bryan Hitch Confirms Existence of Scott Snyder’s Man of Steel.

This Batcave made of 20,000 Lego bricks is fit for Bruce Wayne.

Nightwing Cosplay.

NYCC 2012: Jim Lee Unveils A Batman Inspired Car.

Robot Chicken: That’s Bane.

Robot Chicken: Two-Face.

The Strangest Real-Life Graves In The World.

The Weird, Weird History Of TLC.

Do You Listen To DVD Commentaries?

Scott Allie and artist Juan Ferreyra collaborated on a drawing of Hellboy hanging out with Edgar Allan Poe at a bar.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #90-86.

How It Should Have Ended: The Zombie Song (Extended Version).

Dynamite Acquires License For NBC’s Grimm.

Dan Slott Reveals That Spider-Man And Mary Jane Will Get Back Together - But Peter Parker Is NOT Spider-Man.

Alien Queen Barbie Mash-up.

Spooky Delicious Pizza.

Horror Poster Redux: Mondo’s Beautiful Take on John Carpenter’s Halloween.

Tales From The Crypt Pinball Machine.

The Line It Is Drawn #110—Comic Book Characters, Batman: The Animated Series Style.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 285: X-Men Annual #6.

The New Evil Dead Logo Springs Forth.

‘New’ JRR Tolkien epic due out next year.

Arrow Lifts CW Ratings, Most Viewed Show On The Network In Three Years.

30 Dynamic Duos of Daytime Soaps (25-21). Barnabas and Julia (from Dark Shadows), and Vivian and Ivan (from Days of Our Lives) make the list.

How Tor Would Cast A Live Action Peanuts Movie.

Comic Issues Podcast #87: A Few of the Geekiest Things Part 2.

Dr. Action Podcast: Masters of the Universe (1987) Commentary.

The F This Movie Podcast: Friday The 13th Part 3 (1982) Commentary.

Junk Food Dinner Podcast #130: Gothic (1986), Frankenstein Conquers The World (1965), and Frankenhooker (1990).

Mission Log Podcast #10: Episode 10: Dagger of the Mind.
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CleanIT Act Makes SOPA And PIPA Look Tame In Comparison.

Yuletide nominations close today, at 8 PM CST. I’m crossing my fingers, hoping that the Super Dictionary or Ghostbusters pop up before the deadline.

Yuletide, the internet’s biggest Secret Santa fanfiction exchange, turns 10. Plus an interview with Elynross.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Ugly Babies.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Episode 9 Season 2: Keahu Kahuanui.

Superhero Origins: Hellboy.

Take a peek at the Dracula restoration for the Universal Classic Monsters Set.

The women of the DC Universe, by Peter Nguyen.

Amanda Visell crafts wood idols of Wonder Woman, Thor and more.

First teaser trailer for The Lone Ranger.

Mike Vogel and Nestor Carbonell join the cast of Bates Motel.

Top 10 Star Trek: Voyager Episodes.

Dark Horse Editor Scott Allie Interviews Author Christopher Golden.

Marvel vs. DC At The U.S. Box Office

It’s down to five actresses for the female lead in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Schwartz’ Scary Stories.

Nickelodeon’s TMNT Animated Series Picked Up For Second Season.

Revolution gets a full season pick-up.

The First Look At Deadshot In Arrow.

The AV Club interviews Richard Jenkins.

Inflatable Slimer Lawn Decoration.

Alan Moore, America’s Most Challenged.

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: Young Justice Season 2.

Five Reasons To Stop Worrying And Look Forward To Red Dwarf X.

Now Playing Podcast: Octopussy (1983).

Comic Issues Podcast #86: Geek Love.

The Forgotten Flix Podcast: The People Under The Stairs (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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Guess Who’s Back? SOPA And ACTA Are Sneaking Into Law Behind Your Back.

Bat-Signal Heralds Launch of Internet Defense League.

The Devin’s Advocate: Defend Film Criticism.

An exclusive interview with Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer, on the Sandman prequel and Kickstarter success.

Jane Espenson Announces Joss Whedon Role On Husbands.

Watch Joss Whedon Battle A Monster In Scary Smash.

Geeking Out About Storytelling With Joss Whedon.

SDCC 2012: Joss Whedon is interviewed by FearNet.

What’s next on Doctor Who? Heartbreak and Huge Revelations!

TARDIS TV Cabinet.

Keep Count And Shoot First.

Rifftrax Live: Manos The Hands of Fate Trailer.

30 Great Geeky Examples of San Diego Comic Con Cosplay.

Op-Ed: They Shoot Spoilers, Don’t They? Or Why DC Seems To Have A Hate-On For Stephanie Brown.

From Dimestore Dames: The Many Faces of Catwoman.

The Line It Is Drawn #99: Era-Displaced Comic Book Characters.

Classic Anime Princess Mononoke Is Being Turned Into A Stage Play.

Batman 202: Intermediate Reading For The Caped Crusader.

Gateways To Geekery: Batman comics.

Sam Raimi discusses the Evil Dead remake with MTV News.

New Photos Of Dredd Released.

Emily Yetter Flashes A Devilish Smile In New Image From The Exorcist Stage Play.

10 Highly Unlikely (But Not Impossible) Comic Book Projects.

10 Anime That Influenced Hollywood.

Pac Man trailer for a fake live action reboot.

‘Breaking’ old news in the Superman copyright case.

Interview with Comic Con’s David Glanzer.

‘The Oregon Trail’ With Zombies, Aliens And Unicorns?

Linda Hamilton to guest on Lost Girl.

Hug a Spocktopus.

The Essentials: 5 Of The Best Peter O’Toole Performances As The Great Actor Announces His Retirement.

34 Things We Learned From The ‘Big Trouble In Little China’ Commentary.

The Vampire Diaries—Comic Con 2012: Sneak Peek of Season 4.

Merlin Season 5 Trailer, as it premiered at Comic Con. I’ll be on the lookout for a better version, minus audience responses.

HISHE-Comic Con 2012- Behind The Scenes. Stan Lee pops up at the end.

Sherlock Gains 13 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations.

‘Obstacles’ May Prevent Marc Webb From Directing Spider-Man Sequel.

Spook Central – Shot On Site- Louis The Wanderer, as he roams town.

GeekFest Rants Podcast, Episode 97: Fright Night (1985)
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Paypal Bans Major File-Hosting Services Over Piracy Concerns.

Formspring Hacked—420,000 Password Hashes Leaked.

Twilight Fan Dies In Tragic San Diego Comic Con Accident. Summit and Lionsgate Issue Statement. Condolences to her family.

Congress Bill Proposes Sales Tax On Online Shopping.

After 50 years of acting, Peter O’Toole has chosen to retire.

Banner For The Possession Reveals New Art.

Judge dismisses another Stan Lee Media lawsuit against namesake.

8 Superheroes Who Deserve Another Chance At Movie Glory.

Ernest Borgnine marathon to air on TCM on July 26th.

FearNet Brings Back Animated Favorites With ‘Funhouse’ Weekend Programming. It launches August 18th, and the shows include: The Real Ghostbusters and Tales From The Cryptkeeper, as well as live action shows like Eerie, Indiana and Dark Oracle.

SDCC ’12: Dark Horse to launch Star Wars by Brian Wood.

An update on John Carpenter’s Darkchylde.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Split In Two Parts; Release Dates Announced.

Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers turns 20 at Comic Con.

Christian Bale And Nicholas Cage To Star In Mike Newell’s Nikola Tesla Biopic.

First look inside the 2012 exhibit hall.

Conventional Conduct: How To Ask Questions At A Comic Con Panel.

San Diego Comic Con Bingo.

FearNet chats with Barry Bostwick.

Early Art For Evil Dead.

Eli Roth In Talks To Direct Dracula’s Revival In Harker.

Redesign Rewind: Clay Mann’s Age of X Redesigns.

First clip from The Dark Knight Rises.

Neil Gaiman Signs Multi-Book Deal With HarperCollins.

Dark Horse announces a triumphant return…
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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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An explanation of the issues with LJ in the last couple of days. If you can't get to the post due to those issues, it's basically caused by "a technical failure of our Memcached system." Instead of the regular DDOS issue.

Copyright Lobby Hires Pro-ACTA Demonstrators.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Harley Quinn.

Writers hired to create something that can ostensibly be called a script for Stretch Armstrong and Ringling Bros. movies.

Judge Dredd will be getting an R rating.

Jonathan Frid tribute planned for upcoming Dark Shadows Festival.

New Dark Shadows trailer spotlights Elizabeth and Roger.

Jonah Hex Co-Creator Tony DeZuniga In Critical Condition. Neal Adams Talks About Tony DeZuniga.

Five Reasons To Watch Clive Barker’s Nightbreed.

From Think Geek: Victorian Rotating Triple Locket. RPG Class Scented Oils.

New promo art for The Dark Knight Rises.

Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Wedding Invitations.

New tv spot: Who’s Who In Snow White And The Huntsman.

Marvel Comics Makes Agent Coulson Part Of The 616.

The creator’s position viewed through the lens of Alan Moore.

From Cracked: 5 Clearly Fake News Stories That Fooled The Media.

A new clip from The Avengers, featuring Agent Coulson and Captain America. An extended spot, featuring Iron Man.

What if the Avengers came out in 1978?

The Ark of the Covenant Cake.

Mysterious Rainbow River of Pills Appears In China.

Pixar Developing Dia de los Muertos Project.

Fox’s 25 worst shows of the past 25 years. I watched Stacked—because Christopher Lloyd was in it.

Tor Books goes completely DRM-free.

Lizzie Borden’s House For Sale.

Nominations are almost over for the Not Prime Time Ficathon.

Dalek Dress Documented.

We Hate Movies Podcast discusses Rocky IV.

Now Playing Podcast: Thor is this week’s topic.
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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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Viacom vs. Youtube Lawyer Joins Megaupload Legal Team.

The Quietest Place On Earth Will Drive You Insane Within 45 Minutes.

Bizarro Back Issues talks about the time the X-Men dealt with Kulan Gath in Uncanny X-Men #191 and #192, back in 1985. I read this when I was 4.

What would [insert young adult heroine] do?

The 20 Greatest TV Pilots Since 2000.

Bustin’ makes Shatner feel good.

More Fun With Cakes: Ghostbusters

Online course offered in Tolkien and Fantasy Literature at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Wherefore art thou, Radagast?

BBC Three’s The Fades has been cancelled.

The Tale of Sherlock Rabbit.

Check out Mondo’s posters for The Cabin In The Woods and The Exorcist.

From Hero Complex: Katniss, Hermione, ‘Brave’: Defiant girls with old souls rule.

Comic Con opens up about ticketing hassles.

This dinosaur is also a radiator.

Bully Gets PG-13 Rating.

Joss Whedon will be answering fan question on Reddit on April 10th.

From Shelfari: Emerald City Comic Con: Interview With Rick Remender. Topics range from Captain Britain and Excalibur, and his interest in the X-Men of the late 80’s and early 90’s, to Uncanny X-Force.

New Avengers trailer, wherein Captain America tells Hulk to smash. Another minute long tv spot is here. A third spot is located here.

Dynamite response to ERB Inc. lawsuit over John Carter, Tarzan.

When Obama met Uhura, complete with Vulcan salute.

Art Spiegelman tells the story of Garbage Pail Kids.

From Cracked: 5 Terrifying Killers (That Turned Out To Be Mass Panics).

SFF Bunnies (and other strange, rabbit-type creatures). The list includes Monty Python’s killer rabbit, along with Night of the Lepus.

Io9 has seen the first 30 minutes of Pixar’s Brave.

X-Men: First Class sequel shoots in January, to work around Jennifer Lawrence’s Hunger Games schedule.

Gary Ross won’t be returning for Catching Fire.
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Rudy Ricci passed away on March 8th, following “a fall likely exacerbated by health problems.” He was 72 years old. May he rest in peace. He was the co-creator of Night of the Living Dead, and played a zombie in the film. He was also the lead motorcycle raider in the original Dawn of the Dead. He was a writer for Return of the Living Dead.

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) continues to gain support. It’s reportedly worse than SOPA.

Dropbox has doubled the amount of free space you get when you refer a friend.

My inner child was raised by werewolves.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Lana Lang.

How to tell when the superhero craze is finally over.

Allan Quatermain is also getting his own show.

If Doctor Who were a 16 bit RPG. Hysterical. However, if you haven’t watched season 6, there are massive spoilers.

Rediscovered episodes of Doctor Who to be screened in Cardiff.

The Twelfth Doctor Probably Won’t Be A Woman, But If She Was…

Lost Girl isn’t Buffy the Vampire Slayer—and that’s okay.

[ profile] terror_scifi is discussing Blade Runner.

Over ten new images from Ridley Scott’s Prometheus.

What we’re looking for in Man of Steel.

Work begins on Detroit’s Robocop statue.

Watch the first full clip from The Avengers.

From Kotaku: Goodbye To The Comic Shops That Helped Shape Me.

Falling Skies: Season 2 Video Preview.

Six unique theater-going experiences to thrill jaded audiences.

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Total Recall.

Carrie remake director digs this fan poster featuring a bloody Chloe Moretz.

Geoff Johns talks about the new version of Billy Batson that he and artist Gray Frank are developing.

Return of the 1990’s: The 20 Year Nostalgia Cycle Is About To Turn Over.

The most evil books known to nerdkind.

Mark Gatiss defends the unaired Sherlock pilot.

The 9 Most Baffling Monuments To Great People.

Snap-Together Voltron Chess Set.

An exclusive clip from The Moth Diaries.

In an exclusive interview with Blog Of Dark Shadows, Seth Grahame-Smith discusses the tone of the new film.

Listen to Danny Elfman’s score for Dark Shadows.

Terror Transmission gives a very detailed look (a nearly three hour look) at Dawn of the Dead (1978).

The Now Playing Podcast looks at Iron Man.

The Horror Etc Podcast: Episode 239, Cursed Films. Poltergeist, The Exorcist, The Omen, The Crow, Superman, and numerous others that have had issues during the course of their production and beyond are up for discussion.
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In light of recent events, Wupload and Fileserve have exited the file sharing business. You may only retrieve files you have personally uploaded.

Trolling could get you 25 years in jail in Arizona.

Girl believes she’s a wizard from Hogwarts (with a light saber, it sounded like) after getting her wisdom teeth pulled. All I did was throw up in the parking lot after Mom walked me out (after I went to sleep in the chair three times after regaining consciousness—asking “What time is it? Is it over?” each time I woke). According to Mom, her response to getting them removed was crying—my aunt’s was cursing everyone out. Nobody was fortunate enough to have the world’s nerdiest trip.

Batman Lego Cake.

Movies Dot Com details the highs and lows of Superman Returns.

Watch a new 60 second tv spot from Dark Shadows.

Chris Hardwick launches The Nerdist Channel.

Help preserve and share the Locus Magazine archives.

Hellraiser: The Series is now in development. I really do not see how this could work, unless they tried Showtime or HBO.

Dark Horse Comics announces Ghost: The Series. They’re just relaunching the comic book series, not making a tv show.

The Nerdist interviews Jeph Loeb and Paul Dini about Disney XD’s new Ultimate Spider-Man.

Mark watches The Fellowship Of The Ring, becomes hopelessly obsessed.

Catwoman comes to DC Nation.

New tv spot for Snow White And the Huntsman.

From Cracked: The 9 Most Insane Board Games Of All Time.

Who are your favorite siblings in comics?

As an April Fool’s prank, Medievalists uncover “lost” recipe for roasted unicorn.

Will you ever go to SDCC?

The We Hate Movies podcast looks at 1990’s Mr. Destiny.
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MPAA targets Fileserve, Mediafire, Wupload, Putlocker, and Depositfiles.

David Finch was briefly hospitalized in Mexico City. Best wishes to him on a speedy recovery. He was diagnosed with kidney stones, contrary to early reports of a bad bout of food poisoning.

The next movie for Svengoolie is Sssssss.

ECCC12: The Art of the Whedonverse.

Buffyfest talks horror and comics with Scott Allie—part 1.

First set photos from I, Frankenstein.

Hornswoggle is your new Leprechaun.

Foywonder salutes Baywatch Nights, season 2.

Longboarding Gandalf tells cars they shall not pass.

And now, we enter the realm of April Fools Day news. Believe nothing from here on out.

Mars Attacks is not a Broadway musical written by John Layman. But it should be. That was an early April Fool’s bit of false news that made the rounds through almost every single news site that I follow. I want to see that scenario make Yuletide.

Firefly: The Arcade Game. [ profile] whedonesque discusses the hoax here.

Fox to release limited edition Alien Easter Egg.

Stephanie Brown returns in a new series entitled Spoiler, to be funded by Kickstarter. If only that were true.

Deal: Certified Pre-Owned TARDIS (Companion Not Included).

Admiral Ackbar the “it’s a trap!” bass and other Think Geek products we wish were real. Think Geek also offered a chance to win a Starfleet TR-580 Tricorder VII “straight from the bridge of the Enterprise NCC-1701-D.”

Bill Murray signs on for Ghostbusters 3 after all. Hey, made me laugh since it's so unlikely.
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Rapidshare was declared legal in court in Germany, and told that they must monitor external sites that link to copyrighted material they host, and ensure those files become inaccessible. They plan to take the case to the Supreme Court.

The next Rifftrax Live has officially been announced: on August 16th, Manos: The Hands of Fate will be riffed, and simulcast nationwide via Fathom Events. That’s the day before my birthday. If I’m able, and the local theater participates, I’ll likely be there.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Scandal Savage.

Insanejournal is having a Tax Time Sale—from now until April 17th, permanent accounts are 20% off.

The Dark Knight Rises will not have a panel at Comic Con 2012.

Rare Dracula poster discovered, sold for $143,400.

From Next Movie: Our 15 Favorite Lady Villains In Movies.

Four movies from Elvira’s Movie Macabre will be coming to DVD on May 8th.

Dark Shadows: The Complete Original Set, in limited edition coffin packaging is delayed again—it will now be released on July 10th.

Featurette: Eureka: A Look Back.

Major highlights in the history of space opera.

How to build a robotic squirrel-squirting water sentry-gun. Why did I see this, and think of Squirrel Girl?

What makes a good book-to-film adaptation?

A unique interview (since the one interviewing is 12 years old) with Mark Sheppard, while he was attending the Doctor Who convention last weekend.

Watch a clip and behind the scenes interview for The Wicker Tree, the sequel to (the Christopher Lee version, not the Nicholas Cage remake) The Wicker Man.

Justin Lin is attached to direct an adaptation of Lone Wolf And Cub.

Dan Didio: The Crisis Years.

Jamie McKelvie talks to Newsarama about his Carol Danvers redesign.

The 10 Most Awesome Moments From Game of Thrones’ First Season.

From Cracked: The 7 Biggest Jerk Moves In The History Of Superheroes.

This latest tv spot for Snow White And The Huntsman shows more footage. Io9 interviews the director, Rupert Sanders.

Joss Whedon carefully selects which Avenger he’ll doom forever in these adorable behind-the-scenes pics.

Emma Stone and Marc Webb discuss the character of Gwey Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man.

Emily Andras will be the new show runner for season 3 of Lost Girl.

Michael Bay, take a cue from these Ninja Turtles designs.

Hunger Games Cake.

Todd Spence’s fantastic Back to the Future painting.

David Tennant on his role as Charles Darwin in The Pirates: An Adventure With Scientists.

Now Playing Podcast discusses The Hulk—the one directed by Ang Lee. In the late 90’s, they wanted Jim Carrey or Adam Sandler to be the Hulk. Also, it would have been a comedy. I never knew that. could have been so much worse.
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Megaupload Data May Soon Be Destroyed.

Google Strikes Back After MPAA Objects to Hotfile Intervention.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Meggan (aka Meggan Puceanu, Meggan Braddock, or Gloriana). I once managed to locate an icon of that moment where Meggan delivers cocoa to Kurt in the tub. Amusingly, hit the random icon button on Dreamwidth, and got that one first for this entry.

Patricio Oliver’s New Mutants redesign.

[ profile] crack_van is in need of drivers.

Stephen Fry and Ian McKellen pay licensing fees to save Hobbit pub.

An excerpt from Dark Shadows: Angelique’s Descent, by Lara Parker.

We Wish You A Turtle Christmas, and other proof that Michael Bay’s not the first to screw up the Ninja Turtles. The good news for me is I managed to miss each and every one of these during my interest in Ninja Turtles. I do remember the promos that featured Venus on Fox, though.

The trailer for season 2 of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.

The first clip from Wrath of the Titans.

Remembering Are You Afraid Of The Dark.

Stained Glass TARDIS.

New IMAX promo for The Avengers.

New promo art for The Amazing Spider-Man reveals The Lizard.

Found via [ profile] noscans_daily: Courtesy of MAD TV and Cartoon Network, a spoof/musical number with the JLA. The JLI make a cameo in the middle of the insanity.

75 words every sci-fi fan should know.

8 Forgotten 80’s Live Action Children’s Sci-Fi Series. From that list, I watched Small Wonder and Out Of This World.

Director Rupert Sanders discusses making Snow White And The Huntsman.

Julie Taymor’s original ending for Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.

New clip from The Cabin In The Woods.

Veronica Mars will begin airing on SoapNet on Saturday, April 7th.

ETA: Disney Junior launches today; Soapnet to continue on some carriers. So in light of that tidbit, it all depends on where you live, whether or not you get to watch Veronica Mars.
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Originally posted by [ profile] madripoor_rose at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [ profile] ladytalon1 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [ profile] steplianna at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Originally posted by [ profile] lk737 at All U.S. Internet Providers will be policing downloads by July 12, 2012
Please repost this? I have never begged for one of my posts to be boosted. I am just so worried for my friends and want you to know.

According to this article, dated March 15, 2012:

"File-sharers, beware: By July 12, major US Internet service providers (ISPs) will voluntarily begin serving as copyright police for the entertainment industry, according to Cary Sherman, chief executive of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The so-called “six-strikes” plan is said to be one of the most effective anti-piracy efforts ever established in the US."

The article goes on to give details. After six notices, internet providers will decide to throttle a person's internet speed, or cut it off altogether. I don't know if they will crack down on torrents only, or if it is up to the internet provider. I get the sense it is up to the internet provider. So some people could get away with downloading non torrents, while others might get their internet service cut off. I urge you to click it and read, as we all know people who download.

No more downloading eps of your favorite shows for vidding, gifs, or fanfiction art. No more downloading screencaps possibly. I'm so sorry my friends. I don't even know if BT Guard will work to protect you, but I would google it if I were you. It is a professional service that supposedly can protect you from the invasive eyes of your internet provider.

Just, my friends, please make each other aware. Please be aware of the date JULY 12TH. Mark your calendar and double check with your internet provider by then. If you start receiving notices of downloaded activity, this is why. And your internet service could be throttled or cut off.

Fox news confirms this:

Youtube video explaining this:


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