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If anyone on my friends list is interested, Syfy will be showing various episodes from season 5 of Highlander, beginning at 7 AM CST, and ending around 2 PM. First up: Revelation 6:8.
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For those that may be interested, Syfy is having a marathon of Highlander: The Series today, from 7 AM CST, to 6 PM CST. And then 8 AM CST Sunday morning, until early Monday morning at 3 AM, they are having a Buffy marathon.

In other news, yesterday I spotted the entirety of the first season of Orphan Black on Comcast On Demand. Watched all of it, enjoyed it--I'll be watching when season 2 starts. All I managed to catch when it first aired was the first episode, and part of the second, I think.

On a more serious note, Mom seems to have done well with the chemo—which was Monday through Wednesday morning. The next round is in two weeks.
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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 Kat.ph, 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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Open Source Giant VLC Mulls BitTorrent Streaming Support

Demonoid ‘Operator’ Released From Jail, Case Stalled

Remembering Leslie Howard.

Goodbye, From Zine World.

BBC cancels The Hour.

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi Defends Video Games

Half A Moon’s Rec Meme.

Radio Dead Air—Here There Be Dragons: Willow.

Ten 1960’s Batman Toys We Want To See From Mattel.

'Batman Arkham 3' confirmed for 2013 release

Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch: Cat Scratch Fever and The Strange Secret of Bruce Wayne.

All The Green Lantern Writers Leaving – Change Is In the Air

Writers Best Suited To Take Over Green Lantern.

Documentary on Superheroines Premiering on PBS this April

Poisoned Chalice Part 1: From the Start of Superman to the End of Captain Marvel

Top 5: Worst Secret Identities.

Explore a Living Map of Ankh-Morpork

Lesley Manville will play William Hartnell’s wife Heather in An Adventure In Space And Time.

Misfits and Merlin Creators Combine Forces For The BBC’s Atlantis

What do we know about the BBC’s Atlantis?

Seriously Amazing (and Funny) G.I. Joe Cosplay on a Real Aircraft Carrier

Spock Loves Kirk. Love, Della Van Hise: A Careful Consideration of Killing Time

NASA Star Trek T-Shirt.

Zombie Garden Gnomes - The Perfect Valentine's Day Gift

Alternative Valentine's Date - The Museum of Death

NBC’s Dracula has cast Jonathan Harker and Abraham Van Helsing. Harker will be played by Oliver Jackson-Cohen, while Thomas Kretschmann is Van Helsing.

Factory Entertainment Reveals New Ghostbusters Items.

Fan Art: Who Ya Gonna Call?

Ridley Scott To Produce Philip K. Dick’s ‘The Man In The High Castle’ For SyFy

The Walking Dead Midseason Premiere Sets Basic Cable Record

The Zombieland Series Finds Its Wichita—Maiara Walsh

Chris Alexander preps The Twilight Zone Legacy for 2014

50 Action Movies Inspired By Die Hard.

From Think Geek: Geeky Candle Set.

Honest Trailers - The Notebook

30 Second TV Spot For Bates Motel Offers New Footage.

Cover Revealed for Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman and Skottie Young

The Batman Universe—Taking Flight Podcast, Episode 14: Batman #455-457

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 97: Tuff Turf (1985)

Who True Freaks, Episode 1: City of Death.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #164 - Live Stream recorded on 2-11-13

Sean Pultz Commentaries: Superman: The Movie (1978)

The Collinsport Historical Society Podcast, Episode 8: Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer.

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #73: ‘Nerdist Comics Panel’—Backdoor Pilot.
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Canadian Court Refuses To Ship Megaupload Servers To The US.

New Images, Cast Interviews for Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2.

Could Damian Wayne Kill The Joker?

Possible New Wonder Woman Has Experience At Torchwood, As A Misfit And Of Being Human.

Justice League Exclusive, Part 3: Making The Animated Series.

Your Living Room Needs These Justice League Prints.

Director Roman Coppola almost made a Doctor Strange movie back in 1992

Alphas cancelled by Syfy.

Syfy Finalizing A Straight-to-Series Deal for Ron Moore's Helix

Horror Poster Redux: Mondo Does Jaws…

Two New Images from Frankenstein's Army

Warner Bros. Planning Gremlins Reboot. Again.

Gremlins 3? Only If There’s a CGI-Limitation Clause In The Contract, Please

10 Marvel Heroes That Should Meet With Their Past Selves.

British Shows On DVD and Blu-Ray For January.

11 Heart-Melting Doctor Who Moments.

Revisiting Torchwood: what is its legacy?

Stephen King Reveals Shining Sequel Details.

The Great Stephen King Re-Read: Christine.

Geeky Nesting Dolls.

How It Should Have Ended: The Hobbit. Worth a watch, especially for their version of Misty Mountains at the very end.

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 9, Barrels Out of Bond.

Gateways To Geekery: Kathryn Bigelow.

Marvel Characters Typography.

Sam Raimi’s Horror Short That Inspired The Evil Dead—Within The Woods.

From Cracked: 6 Deleted Backstories That Totally Change Classic Movies.

Patrick Lussier, Laeta Kalogridis To Pen New Terminator Film.

Deadpool Shot First: A Collection of Ridiculous Deadpool Crossover Art.

Sherlock series 3: what do we know so far – and what can we deduce?

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 283: Alfred Hitchcock Director Spotlight (Part 3).

Saturday B Movie Reel #95—Starcrash.

Mission Log #24—Episode 24—This Side of Paradise.
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Conrad Bain has passed away at the age of 89. May he rest in peace. He was best known for his roles on Maude and Diff’rent Strokes, as well as The Edge of Night and four episodes of Dark Shadows.

New report shows Congress' favorite BitTorrent downloads

Archive of Our Own Scheduled Downtime Tomorrow: Firewall upgrade

How You Can Help Peter David Recover.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Katma Tui.

Death, Honor, And Swords: History of JLA’s Katana.

DC Histories: Jared Stevens (Fate)

Being Human’s Sam Witwer and Sam Huntington were on io9, and answering questions yesterday.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Babies on Airplanes.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Season 3, Episode 1: Sandeep Parikh and Tony Janning

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on The Lady From Shanghai.

Ron Perazza heads to Marvel.

Walking Dead Zombie Walk is coming back to Comic Con this year.

When Nolan Met Burton: Two 'Batman' Franchises, One Mash-Up.

Big Finish: January Releases.

New Dario Argento Book Takes an Analytical Look at the Master

Gift Guide: Twin Peaks Tarot Cards.

Celebrating The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

Drop Dead Diva Cancelled.

Saving Lives in Serenity: Can a Fanboy and Physics Change a Movie?

Del Toro Takes Over The Ghost Hunters Twitter Account Tonight.

The Sandman Re-Read: Preludes and Nocturnes.

Lance Henriksen Joins Hannibal.

Faces of the Beast: The Changing Look of Hank McCoy.

DC Talent Including Jim Lee and Dan DiDio Guest on Syfy's Face-Off.

Wonder Woman Scythian Redesign.

Batwoman, Kevin Keller etc get GLAAD Award nominations.

Now Playing Podcast: The Detective (1968)

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #69: BJ Novak, Elaine Ko, and Kevin Shinick.

Cross The Streams Radio Show, Episode 29.

Comic Issues #101—King of the Nerds.

F This Movie Podcast: Battle Royale (2000).
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Ned Wertimer has passed away at the age of 89. May he rest in peace. He may be best known as the doorman on The Jeffersons. For MST3K fans, he played reporter Andy Henderson in Santa Claus Conquers The Martians.

News on Peter David’s health.

After 40+ Years, Comic Buyer’s Guide Ends Publication.

Microsoft Axing Messenger On March 15th

Disney Considering Layoffs To Cut Costs.

Turkey lifts ban on thousands of books.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Helen Claiborne.

DC Histories: Doctor Fate.

Superhero Origins: Guardians of the Galaxy.

Latest tv spot for Syfy’s Being Human.

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: Young Justice

Stan Lee’s Rants: Fine Dining vs. Diners

Trailer for Army of Frankensteins.

The Hobbit - Misty Mountains - Peter Hollens Acappella

Creepy TNG Test Footage.

Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?! Obnoxio The Clown Returns

BAFTA Award Nominations for 2013

2013 Razzie Nominations: Worst in Movies

Talkin’ Rifftrax: The Avengers.

Release the kraken! 2,000 years of tall tales (and a smattering of truth)

Fox Developing Twin Peaks-Like Thriller From M. Night Shyamalan

Brett Ratner is making a high concept Quantum Leap show.

How To Cope With All The Stages Of Fan Letdown.

1987 PBS documentary celebrates Dark Shadows.

End of an Era: Fred Flintstone Replaced On Fruity Pebbles Box.

Marvel Teases Hulk And Spider-Man Events Coming In April.

Amazing behind the scenes videos from Jeff Pruitt, Buffy stunt coordinator

Short-Stint Imprints: A Look Back at DC's Defunct Lines

Millennium Films Plans Texas Chainsaw 4

Fan Made Poster Puts the Evil Dead in Motion

Limited Edition Evil Dead Shirt.

1983—Anatomy of a Cover—Magik #1.

Phoenix (Green Variant) ECCC Vinyl Figure

P:R Approved: Giovanni Costa’s Spaghetti Gotham

Blackman and Williams on Batwoman

Indiana Jones by Rodrigo Pascoal Lopes da Silva

Trailers From Hell: Alan Spencer on The Nude Bomb.

Jeff Lemire Takes Aim At Green Arrow.

First Look At The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Labyrinth Cake.

Fright Night 2 Has Found Its New Charlie And Evil Ed.

Promotional Photos For The First Episode of NBC’s Hannibal.

Exclusive Photos From Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters.

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary: Big Finish Produces Its Own ‘Five Doctors.’

NBC Renews Days of Our Lives Through 2014.

Are Vampires Returning To Port Charles?

Cyberpunk, multi-booting briefcase.

Jurassic Park 3D Re-Release Gets One Week Only IMAX Engagement.

CR Holiday Interview #21 -- Sean Howe

Exclusive: Spider-Man 2099 To Return.

Sherlock and the case of the Russian knock-off.

10 episodes that show the appeal Hey Arnold held for kids and parents.

Langridge, and Bone Direct The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #68: 2012 In Review, Part 2.

Comic Issues #100—Geek Drinks.

The Batman Universe Podcast, Episode 20.

Just Cool Enough Movie Commentary: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
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David R. Ellis has passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 60. He had been at work on his next film, Kite. May he rest in peace. He was a director who worked on Snakes On A Plane, Final Destination 2, and many others. He was also stunt coordinator for The Addams Family, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Ghost Dad, Warlock (1989), Phantom of the Mall: Eric’s Revenge, The Beastmaster, and many other tv shows and movies.

Fandom Stockings are live. And another thank you to those that left well wishes, fanfic, or fanfic IOU’s.

Happy 66th Birthday, David Bowie.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been cast in Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

Josh Brolin joins Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.

10 Awesome Female Engineers From Science Fiction.

Fan Art: Ghostbusters 3 poster starring Andrew Garfield.

Amy Pond, The Girl Who Waited Under A Van Gogh Sky T-Shirt.

Guillermo del Toro Confirms DC Comics Project Dark Universe

100 Quotations Every Geek Should Know.

Comics You Should Own—Sandman.

Television Critics Association Winter Tour Part 1: 'Hannibal,' 'Bates Motel,' 'Mockingbird Lane', ‘Dracula.’

Honest Trailers: Inception.

Rachel Weisz Reveals Oz: The Great And Powerful Character Details.

The Ultimate Guide To 2013’s Science Fiction And Fantasy TV.

Bones Renewed For Ninth Season.

Adapt And Die: Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde (1988)

Mark Romanek’s live action Cinderella movie is too dark for Disney.

Watch out: Someone is trying to scam science fiction authors.

An interview with Steven Moffat, conducted by his son Josh.

An interview with Tobe Hooper.

More DC Writer Changes To Come - Was Gail Simone Just The Beginning?

Zombie attack sheet set.

James Mangold Explains The Wolverine's Placement in the X-Men Film Universe

Trailer for Syfy’s Defiance.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 92: The Raven (2012).

Now Playing Podcast: Texas Chainsaw 3D (2012)

As a passing note as to how cluttered Nellie’s house was? Her daughter hired a cleaning crew. They’ve brought the back of a semi truck to cart things off, with extra dumpsters. They’ve been working almost non-stop (they took a break on Sunday afternoon) since Friday. They’ve hauled that thing away six times to the dump and back, and they’ve only made it into the living room. They get here at 7 AM every morning, and they don’t stop until 6 PM.
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Supervillain Origins: The Mandarin.

Movie Legends Revealed: Was Roger Moore Really Ian Fleming’s First Choice To Play James Bond?

Why do so many villains get caught on purpose?

Hayley Atwell Won’t Appear In Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Gerry Anderson’s greatest hits.

Carrie has been pushed back from March to October.

Revisiting Torchwood: Miracle Day.

Leela Maxi-Bust: Doctor Who Masterpiece Collection

Doctor Who Horse Mask Cosplay

Looking back at 2005’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy.

Images And Descriptions For January 5th DC Nation Premieres.

William Shatner Offers JJ Abrams Some Critical Star Trek Advice Plus More TNG Doc Details

Gingerbread Star Trek Communicator.

10 To Watch In 2012: Comic Book Movies.

The Ten Best Geek Shows of 2012.

Gatchaman CG Feature Film Lawsuit Settled

Bradley James not interested in Merlin spin-off.

Monster-Sized Collection of Munsters Fan Art.

Michael Rosenbaum Reads For Guardians of the Galaxy.

Neil Gaiman Sings Fireball XL5.

First Official Clip From Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2.

Bizarro Back Issues: Batman’s Deadly New Year (1972).

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 7

Michael Graziadei Leaving The Young And The Restless.

Bookcase/steamer trunk.

Familiar Faces: The Next 12 Forgotten Christmas Specials.

Abandoned Love: The Punisher’s A Supernatural Killer Angel?

Twin Peaks To Be Reborn In Third Series? Producer Mark Frost Dismisses The Rumor.

What Did Fringe Stars Hope to Steal from the Set?

An Evil Dead Remake Trailer Is Just Around The Corner.

David Tennant in Spies of Warsaw

Hey Kids, Comics, Season 2, Episode 4: Knightfall, Part 2.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 280: 2012 Year In Review.

Mission Log #22: Episode 22: Space Seed.
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Two days to go before the Yuletide deadline.

Season’s Greetings From Satellite News.

University of Chicago’s Indiana Jones Mystery Solved.

Iron Man—Bad Days—Episode 11.

Steven Moffat on Radio 2, discussion The Snowmen.

Being Human (UK Version) DVD News: Box Art and Extras For Season 4 on DVD and Blu-Ray.

1958 The Blob Gets A Criterion Blu-Ray Release.

10 remarkable things about Santa Claus Conquers The Martians.

Terry Gilliam tribute on Fringe.

Skeletor’s Feliz Navidad.

Empire’s James Bond Travel Map.

Sherlock Holmes 3 Update From Producer Dan Lin.

Benedict Cumberbatch on the future of Sherlock.

From Cracked: 6 Mind-Blowing Archeological Discoveries Destroyed by Idiocy

Kyle Roberts Recreates Classic X-Men Cartoon Intro In Stop Motion.

There was almost a film version of Luke Cage directed by Quentin Tarantino with Laurence Fisburne starring.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #184: How does a favorite comic book character mark the winter holidays?

The Witch-King Rules This Swing Set.

Pulled Haven Episode Rescheduled For January.

Lost Bram Stoker Short Stories See The Light of Day.

Nobody is going to the funeral, because everyone is a little too sick to make it out there. Everyone has a massively bad cold that includes sore/scratchy throats in addition to the coughing (or inability to speak at all, if you’re Mom) in its bag of tricks. We don’t want to spread it, so we’re not going. We’re just trying to stay hydrated. Donna understands, since she has it, too.

Tomorrow, it’s the dentist for me.
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Syfy pulled last night’s episode of Haven out of respect to the victims of the Newtown Elementary shooting, as it dealt with violence occurring within a school. The date for when it will be aired instead is currently undecided.

Syfy will show the entire first series of K-9 on Christmas Day.

Best Art Ever (This Week): December 14th.

Awesome Art Picks: Psylocke, Catwoman, Colossus and More.

Frozen Concept Art

Concept Art From Unproduced Fourth Live-Action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie.

Jian Guo Illuminates Scenes From The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

The Joss Whedon/Bryan Hitch Spider-Man Comic That Never Was.

Geeky Gingerbread Men.

Flux Capacitor Tattoo.

Back To The Future/Oregon Trail Design T-Shirt.

Studio letterhead used during production of Back to the Future in the mid-’80s.

The World’s Greatest Hobbit Cupcakes.

Christmas Hobbit Cake.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Opens To Record $37.5 Million On Friday.

Romulan Ale Energy Drink.

BBC America’s trailer for Doctor Who: The Snowmen.

Isn’t It About Time You Gave Red Dwarf ‘Back To Earth’ Another Chance?

Costume Clues Reveal All In The Cabin In The Woods. Whedonesque discusses it here.

Collector pays $1.2 million for rare posters, including Metropolis.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Good Characters, Bad Decisions.

Worldwide Release Dates For The Wolverine.

From Cracked: The 4 Weirdest Anime DVD Extras (Are Weirder Than You Think).

Jonathan Nolan On Constructing The Dark Knight Rises, Robin, Justice League And What’s Next.

Evolution of the Batman Symbol.

Six canceled comic movies we would love to have seen.

The Shadow knows…

Saturday B Movie Reel #90: Dragon Wasps.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #155: Pray For Death (1985)

Smodcast: The Dini Dossiers, Part 3: Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000) Commentary. Paul Dini and Kevin Smith are watching the uncut version. Here’s part 1 which discusses two episodes of Batman: The Animated Series, and here’s part 2, which discusses Mask of the Phantasm.

Masters of None Podcast: He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special (1985) Audio Commentary.
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End of Year Feedback Meme.

50+ Glorious Opening Voiceovers From Science Fiction Movies.

From Think Geek: Victorian Retro Phone Handset.

11 must-read sci-fi novels that would make perfect gifts.

New trailer for Doctor Who: The Snowmen.

Doctor Who To Return April 2013.

Matt Smith On Future: ‘All Good Things Come To An End.’

TARDIS Desktop PC: Harness the raw computing power of the Time Vortex.

Holiday Gift Guide: Neal Adams Sketch Of Batman Riding A Unicorn.

Interview: Kyle Higgins Goes For The Jugular In Nightwing #15. Newsarama interviews him here.

DC Histories: Edward Nigma (The Riddler).

Stan Lee’s Rants: For Women’s Rights.

Sophia Myles Toplines Supernatural Thriller Blackwood.

On Arrow, Roy Harper will be played by Colton Haynes.

A new clip from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as they sing the Misty Mountains song. I might not be a fan, but I have to say that bit is wonderfully done.

33 Hobbit and Lord of the Rings T-Shirts.

Terence Stamp Talks Destiny, Vanity and His Thoughts On Michael Shannon Playing General Zod In Man of Steel.

Syfy’s 20th Anniversary Special…Some Thoughts.

Off-Duty: Hanie Mohd’s Captain Marvel In Formal Wear

X-Men: First Class Concept Art Featuring Alternate Costumes For Havok and Mystique.

10 More Episodes That Every Sci-Fi Show Must Have.

Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Kills Weird Desk?

Beautiful Vintage Firefly Necklaces And Lockets.

Top 10 Cartoons of the 1980s.

Seth Rogen, Jack Black and Rainn Wilson Are Ghostbusters…For Jason Reitman’s Live Read. Terrible, terrible casting even if it isn’t actually a new movie.

10 episodes that show how Buffy the Vampire Slayer blew up genre TV.

Now Playing Podcast: Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out (1989)

The Forgotten Flix Podcast: Caveman (1981)

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #67: 2012 In Review, Part 1.

Comic Issues #96—Who Likes The Holidays.

Had a trip to the doctor earlier, for my regular appointment. For those interested, Hemoglobin was 14.7, and Hematocrit was 44.3 So everything’s fine there. (For those that might be new to my friends list and wonder, I almost died 9 1/2 years ago when the hemoglobin was 2.0, in addition to double pneumonia. So I keep tabs on it.)
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Sir Patrick Stewart, Sir Ian McKellen Returning For X-Men: Days of Future Past. As are Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, and Nicholas Hoult.

Secrets Behind The X-Men: Strip-mining Wolverine—How he got the adamantium bones and the false memory-implants.

Brett Dalton joins the cast of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s Reps Refute Batman Rumors.

First full clip from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Midnight IMAX Screenings Will Have Four Exclusive Posters.

Syfy Remaking Waterworld?

CBLR Spotlight on the Death of Superman.

The Gaiman Foundation Contributes $60,000 to CBLDF For Education Program.

Producer proclaims Sherlock schedule has no delay anticipated.

A Gallery Full of Images From A&E’s Bates Motel.

Flight of the Navigator Remake Hooks Colin Trevorrow And Derek Connolly.

Gift Guide: Little Shop of Horrors Audrey II Earrings.

Doc In The Box T-Shirt.

Homemade TARDIS Control Room.

Trailers From Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on Enter the Dragon.

10 strange movie changes.

From Cracked: 6 Creepy Things You Never Noticed About Famous Kids Cartoons.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Sneakers.

Rainbow Brite Body Cozy.

Cate Blanchett to play Cinderella’s evil stepmother, hell and yes.

Zombie Flamingos.

In Honor of Girl Meets World, Five Other TGIF Spin-offs We Need.

11 of the Least Inspirational Speeches Ever Delivered In Science Fiction And Fantasy. I disagree when it comes to the Independence Day speech.

Junk Food Dinner: December Episode Schedule.

Sofa Dogs Podcast #265: Spider-Man 3 (2007).

Forgotten Flix Podcast #87: Dutch (1991)

Now Playing Podcast: Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984).

The F This Movie Podcast: Home Alone (1990)
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Marie Wallace is recovering from her October injury.

Merlin officially not returning for Series 6. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

Merlin final series: Colin Morgan, Anthony Stewart Head on show end.

What’s next for Merlin?

Merlin Spin-Off Planned—But Without The Original Creators

Webcomic Gift Ideas For People Who Don’t Read Webcomics.

J. Michael Straczynski: Moloch, Superman, & Digital Speculation

Superman on TV: November 26th-December 2nd.

This Just Happened: A Romance Is Revealed.

Man of Steel Could Be Linked To Justice League, Zack Snyder Hints.

Trailers From Hell: Brian Trenchard-Smith on The Way of the Dragon.

Amazon has the Ghostbusters Blu-Ray for $9.49 today.

Sony and Atari shut down PS3 servers for Ghostbusters: The Video Game.

Air New Zealand Shows Off Hobbit Plane.

Literal: The Hobbit Trailer.

Sherlock season 3 might not air until 2014.

The 5 Best (And 1 Worst) Films of John Carpenter.

From Cracked: 5 Insane Pop Culture Crossovers That Almost Happened.

Atop The Fourth Wall: The Incredible Hulk #1.

Alicia Keys sings the Gummi Bears theme son, and it’s beautiful.

That time Jonathan Frakes cosplayed as Captain America.

December 2012 Schedule Details For Justice League Unlimited On Vortexx.

30 Hilariously Untrue Facts About The Avengers.

Star Trek Fine Art Trio Of Spock, Kirk And McCoy From Iron Gut.

Celebrate Syfy/Sci-Fi Channel’s 20th Anniversary.

Hammer takes first steps on stage in Turn of the Screw.

Universal Horror 1930-1946—Filmography

Captain America—Bad Days—Episode 8.

Greatest Movie Ever Podcast: The Proposition (2005)

Film Sack Podcast #141: Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Commentary Monthly Monday, Episode 301: Galaxy Quest (1999) Commentary

I am still in need of a beta reader for my Yuletide fanfic. If you don’t know anything about the Pushing Daisies fandom, but have the time to look over the story for spelling or punctuation errors, that’s still fine. As mentioned in another post, it’s 7689 words long.
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McAfee Security founder wanted for murder in Belize.

Steve Sinofsky, Windows President, leaving Microsoft effective immediately.

Former WB president taking over MTV programming.

Silicon Knights ordered to destroy code, games related to Epic trial.

Wish List is open for business.

Syfy Will Premiere Continuum This January

Why doesn’t Syfy have a show like Battlestar Galactica any more?

Three Unused Posters For The Dark Knight Rises.

Saw Director James Wan To Direct MacGyver.

Chloe Moretz Talks Carrie, Prom Scene, and Dark Roles.

From Cracked: 6 Insane (But Convincing) Fan Theories About Kids’ Cartoons.

Young Justice Cancelled In February—The Comic Book At Least.

Art Nouveau 80s Heroines.

Friday the 13th Custom Minimates.

10 Episodes That Every Sci-Fi Show Must Have.

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) Recap Supplement.

Elizabeth Henstridge and Iain De Caestecker join the cast of the S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot.

Hitchcock Movie Clip #1.

When Titans Clash: Execs Fight For Control Of Warner Bros.

The Tomorrow People To Get US Remake. They already did this once in the 90’s.

Stan Lee’s Rants: Comicbooks.

Firefly reunion special delivers big for Science Channel.

Sofa Dogs Podcast #263: Spider-Man (2002).

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 84: Die Another Day (2002)

Yuletide Progress: I’m currently at 2201 words, and still going. I’ll go ahead and admit the fandom and nothing else, for when I eventually need someone to beta read it—-it’s Pushing Daisies.
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Nestle recalls Nesquik chocolate mix because of salmonella risk

Sony Entertainment Head Steps Down

5 Dracula Spoofs To Celebrate Bram Stoker’s Birthday.

Here’s the official trailer for World War Z.

The international trailer for Hitchcock.

Trailers From Hell: John Landis on Panic In The Streets.

Secrets Behind The X-Men: Cosmic comedy with Excalibur, but the Phoenix mini-series didn't make it to print, Colossus didn't make the team, and Nightcrawler's Captains Courageous team wasn't assembled.

Best Art Ever (This Week): November 9th.

Tokypop: Cosplay Friday #4. My favorite is the person dressed as Adam West Batman, complete with bomb.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange—Aunt May…Herald of Galactus?!

Every fan needs a copy of Making Ghostbusters.

10 Classic Logos Re-Imagined For The Zombie Apocalypse.

The zombie version of the Mile High Comics Woodchuck logo.

25 Things We Learned From The Rocky Horror Picture Show Commentary.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #392.

Beauty and the Beast gets full season.

Syfy Renews Haven For Season 4.

Spielberg, Tarantino And Zack Snyder All Say No To Star Wars.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 273: Twin Peaks.

Movie Issues Podcast: Sixteen Candles (1984)

Retroist Podcast—Episode 123: Too Close For Comfort.

On the Yuletide front, I’ve been writing chunks of the fanfic I was assigned. I’m going to get started on piecing things together, starting this weekend. From there, I’ll see if it’s long enough and work on that. The series I’m writing for is completely and utterly insane, which helps.
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David Grove passed away last week, following a long struggle with emphysema. May he rest in peace.

Svengoolie host Rich Koz is recovering from heart attack. Best wishes go out to him.

Make Bea Arthur Proud—LBBT Teen Center Destroyed By Sandy Needs Your Help.

Two Comic Book Events For Hurricane Sandy Victims.

‘Six Strikes’ BitTorrent Crackdown May Target Private Trackers.

How an Indonesian ISP took down the mighty Google for 30 minutes.

Gawker’s Website Is Back After Sandy.

Kotaku is Back—And Fully Operational.

Bridget Regan joins the cast of the CW’s Beauty and the Beast.

Here Is Your Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters Knock-Off.

Elementary will have a post-Super Bowl time slot.

Why Elementary Fails Sherlock Holmes Fandom.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind at 35.

From Think Geek: Doctor Who Exploding TARDIS Throw.

Also from Think Geek: All Glory To The Hypnotoad.

Full Moon’s Subspecies II and III Heading To Blu-Ray.

The trailer for Silent Night—it’s a semi-remake of Silent Night, Deadly Night.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week)—November 5th.

The Most Amazing And Inspirational Cosplay From Long Beach Comic Con 2012.

First Look: Katana And The Rest Of The Cast of Beware The Batman.

Release Date, Cover Art Revealed For Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2.

Writer Orci Confirms Universal’s Locke And Key Film Trilogy.

When We First Met—Thor’s Supporting Cast.

Michael Shannon Won’t Deliver Famous Line In Man Of Steel.

Hero Complex interviewed J. Michael Straczynski.

Battlestar Galactica: Blood And Chrome will premiere online on Friday.

School District Keeps Different Seasons On Library Shelves.

No Star On The Hollywood Walk of Fame For George Romero.

Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman To Get Eaten Alive By Robot Chicken.

Superheroes Defenseless Against Porn Parodies.

New dinosaur named after Sauron from Lord of the Rings.

Lord of the Rings Weather Forecast.

Lord of the Rings marathon in AMC Theatres, too.

Peter Jackson discusses Hobbit, Lord of the Rings comparisons.

ElfQuest Movie May Live Again.

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #178: Who is your favorite child in comics?

$19,000 in stolen comic books returned to owner.

Interview: John Carpenter on Reviving They Live.

It’s The Official Website And Logo For World War Z.

Watch Anthony Hopkins Direct As Hitchcock In Several New Images.

MODOK For President.

Which fictional character should run the United States for the next four years? Hey, what about Doc Brown?

Donkey Puft T-Shirt.

A Charlie Brown Christmas posters, by Laurent Durieux

Taking A Knife To Chocolate Helly Kitty For Sweet, Delicious Horrors.

Great Scott! A Back To The Future Wedding Cake!

Stan Lee’s Rants: Bond Girls.

The Cinefiles—Rambo.

Han Solo Venn Diagram.

Egyptian princess’ tomb dating from 2500 BC found near Cairo.

15 Worst Fashion Disasters From James Bond Movies.

Vertigo Casting News For Arrow.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 83: K-911 (1999)

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 62: Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Series Roundtable.

Earth Station One: Episode 135: The Twilight Zone.

In other news, sister got out of the hospital last night. And yesterday morning we got word that someone on Dad’s side of the family died. Due to our drama, he was unable to attend the wake (which would have been last night) or the funeral (which was this morning, in Louisiana). The florist we usually use for sending them something is temporarily closed due to the owner apparently being diagnosed with cancer. We eventually managed to find someone who would deliver there.

Meanwhile, Mom found Nellie’s room in the hospital. She’s only allowed ice chips now that it’s the end, but she’s still interested in slaughtering the nurses. She ordered Mom to bring her her mail—all three huge sacks of them, so she could mock the endless political things that had been stuffed in her mailbox. Mom complied.

On the Yuletide side of things, I just need to rewatch a couple more episodes of the show that I was assigned. I’ve come up with several ideas, and chunks that could go into the middle of the fanfic. I’m working on what I think the ending should be like, and a few other little, but important things, making sure I’ve got a handle on characterization, and then (since I’m currently recovering from a migraine) I’ll get started on it.
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Fandom Brainstorming For Yuletide 2012. Nominations begin later this month. I’ve been planning my nominations for a few months now. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996 will be in one of the three slots, since I’ve already come up with a prompt. If someone else nominates Ghostbusters and Dark Shadows (90’s version) then I won’t need to, and I can go for the original Fright Night. For the final nomination, it depends on which one of these people want to see end up on the list more: The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, Mr. Boogedy, The Librarian series of movies, Fred Saberhagen’s Dracula novels, Innocent Blood (1992), or The Mercury Men.

Christian Bale Fulfills Sick Child’s Wish of Meeting Batman.

The 11 Biggest Lies Ever Told By Our Favorite Heroes And Villains.

Batgirl: The Secret Origin.

Grace Randolph’s Between The Pages—X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Justice League: 7 Actors Who Should Play The Flash.

Introducing…Flashbacca.

The Pros and Cons of Rebooting Batman In Justice League First.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange—The Strange Sexual Journey of Ice Maiden.

Jeffrey Wright joins The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

Small preview of what’s next for IDW’s Ghostbusters.

Trek Sequel Title Confirmed—Star Trek: Into Darkness.

John Carpenter’s Halloween Back In Theaters This October.

Awesome Art Picks: Ant-Man, Superman, Thanos and More.

Why can’t we see this trashtastic Heavy Metal TV show in the U.S.?

Sixteen new stills from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Theme Rides Based On MSTed Movies.

Unused footage from Raiders of the Lost Ark reveals what Indiana Jones’ marketplace battle was supposed to look like.

Nerdist Podcast: Ambassador Class. John Barrowman pops in for a few minutes. Near the end, there are vague spoilers for The Dark Knight Rises as someone imitates Bane.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #141: Miami Connection (1987).

House To Astonish Podcast, Episode 90.

Schlock Treatment 92: Riki-Oh: The Story Of Ricky.
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Jake Eberts has passed away, at the age of 71, following a brief illness. May he rest in peace.

Anti-Piracy Outfits Think Megaupload, Demonoid, and BTjunkie Are Still Alive.

Botnet master gets 30-month prison term for renting out infected PCs.

Mother Puss Bucket T-Shirt. It’s Mr. Stay Puft’s angry head being roasted over a fire.

Ghostbusters mod for Doom 2: Gozer battle.

Cocktails With Stan Lee: Seth Green.

Weird Secrets Of The Avengers That You’d Never Have Guessed.

Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Review. You can watch a recently released clip here.

Man of Steel: 10 Mistakes From Superman Returns The Reboot Must Avoid.

The AV Club Q&A: Confused By Our Commitment.

Syfy Acquires British Series Sinbad, Will Premiere April 2013.

Top 50 alternate movie endings. The list includes X-Men: The Last Stand, Army of Darkness, Dawn of the Dead, The Birds, Brazil, Clue, and many others.

The Eleventh Doctor’s 11 Best (and 7 Worst) Episodes.

Another clip from Doctor Who: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship.

Star Trek TNG: Season Two Blu-Ray Out On December 4th.

On Star Trek’s 46th Anniversary, Google Celebrates With Interactive Doodle.

New Wonder Woman Series In Development For The CW.

Wonder Woman On TV: A Brief History.

Writer Victor Gischler Gets To Know The Shadow.

Game of Thrones Cake.

New VOD Title From Rifftrax: The Bermuda Triangle.

Trailers From Hell: David DeCoteau on Tourist Trap.

Exploring Lost Worlds: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Professor Challenger.

Jim Starlin talks Thanos, Guardians of the Galaxy, and more.

The 15 Greatest Classic Nickelodeon Shows. I would add Are You Afraid Of The Dark, and Salute Your Shorts.

1950s Rockabilly Batman came to life at Dragon Con.

Remember when Robin fought Batman while he was taking a shower?

G4, 2002-2013.

Donkey Jones T-Shirt.

Unattended Children Will Be Given To The Goblin King.

Best Art Ever (This Week)—September 7th.

Why is William Shatner making a documentary about Xena?

Comic Book Legends Revealed #383.

Nosferatu At 90: Florence Stoker, Vampire Hunter.

Final Breakdown Of Special Features For They Live Special Edition.

Mission Log Podcast #5: Episode 5: The Naked Time.

Movie Issues Podcast: Mannequin (1987)
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Jerry Nelson has passed away, at the age of 78, as a result of various health issues. May he rest in peace. He puppeteered numerous Jim Henson puppets in his 47 year career.

Kodak Seeks Exit From Film.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Lyja

Hammer Launches Youtube Channel.

Rob Liefeld Leaves DC Comics.

Ben Abernathy Leaves DC Comics.

This 100 Year Old Mystery Package Will Be Opened Today.

Cancelled Too Soon: The Nine Lives of Chloe King.

Newest poster for Solomon Kane.

Fan trailer for a Captain Planet film.

Universal is remaking Videodrome.

The Blake’s 7 remake is coming to Syfy.

Doctor Who: BBC Worldwide 50th Anniversary Artwork Revealed.

BBC America’s latest Doctor Who trailer.

11th of Hearts T-Shirt.

Life Outside The TARDIS: Billie Piper.

Why The Fades and Doctor Who Confidential were cancelled.

The End Has No End: 10 Unresolved DC Plotlines.

Merlin producers: ‘We needed the show to grow up.’

Robot learns to recognize itself in mirror.

Kurt Busiek wants to know: is it creators or characters that win your money?

Hi-Res photo of Richard Armitage as Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit.

Cthulhu Wedding Cake.

Your New Fictional Fantastic Birthstone. So with a birthday in August, it goes from peridot to Men In Black’s Miniature Galaxy. Those born in May get to kill Superman with their birthstone.

Wonder Woman and Superman Are A Couple Now Or Well, This Is Stupid.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje joins Thor: The Dark World.

First official pictures from the remake of Carrie.

Supercouples: 10 Powerful Comic Book Romances.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Tickets Will Cost The Same For 48 FPS And 24 FPS.

Superman: Mystery Behind The LL Initials.

Full Moon Announces First Slate Of Newly Remastered Blu-Ray Releases.

Rifftrax Live: Birdemic comes to theaters October 24th.

The Line It Is Drawn #103—Video Game Characters Meet Comic Book Characters.

I Love Ya But You’re Strange—That Time Spider-Man’s Parents Turned Out To Be Robots.

How To Read An Old Sci-Fi Book…Without Ruining It.

From Cracked: If The Dark Knight Rises Was 10 Times Shorter And More Honest.

Here’s the cast for the adaptation of The Mortal Instruments.

The Oregon Trail Cake.

80’s X-Girls Fan Art.

Trailers From Hell: Dan Ireland on A Nightmare On Elm Street.

So Stan Lee once posed for a naked centerfold. It happened in 1983. I don’t know (and Comic Beat isn’t sure either) if this is NSFW or not, but he’s covered by a comic and a huge smile. Proceed at your own risk.

The Annotated Crisis On Infinite Earths.

The Best Endings In SF/F Series.

A Triceratops Tractor.

Batmobile Limo.

Three Ways To Make An Improved Rocketeer Movie.

R2-D2 Bender Cosplay.

What’s the shortest time it took you to fall in love with a tv show?

How to tell from a pilot if a tv show is going to be any good.

What’s the oldest gadget you still use? My keyboard is from my first computer in the mid-90’s. I still use a VCR from around the same time. The living room television is over 20 years old.

Hettienne Park joins the cast of Hannibal.

Sherlock—do the three words for series three mean it will be the last?

Mission Log Podcast #3: Charlie X.

Now Playing Podcast: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969)
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Morgan Paull has passed away, at the age of 67, after battling stomach cancer. May he rest in peace. He was famous for his role in Blade Runner—MST3K fans may also remember him from Mitchell.

Court May Order Google To Censor ‘Torrent,’ ‘Rapidshare,’ and ‘Megaupload.’

Dropbox Users Targeted By Spam, Possible Address Leak To Blame?

SDCC 2012: Man of Steel panel.

SDCC 2012: The Hobbit panel.

SDCC 2012: Being Human panel.

Best Comic Con Cosplay Gallery Ever: Sunday. Booster Gold, Blue Beetle, Galactus and Thanos had great costumes.

CCI: Marvel’s 2012 Costume Contest. There’s a Phoenix possessed Illyana in there, along with some great costumes of Deadpool, Storm, Emma Frost, Dark Phoenix, Hope Summers, Venom, and more.

Bleeding Cool has more costumes that were spotted. My favorite is the one at the end, The Dark Knight Retires. Deadpool Pokemon (is that what that was?) is a close second.

Deadpool Takes Comic Con By Dancing Storm.

The 10 Biggest Comic Con Announcements.

The Most Astounding Comic Book News Of Comic Con 2012.

Galactus Is Nigh: Counter-Protestors Warn of the Comic Con Apocalypse. There wasn’t as much said about this as there was about a certain church that protested a couple years back. The only two amusing bits are the Galactus sign, and the list of things they think lead to possession: Vegetarianism, Halloween fire walking, LOTR, and Twilight films?

SFX interviewed Paul Cornell at Comic Con.

Featurette for ParaNorman

Molly Quinn will be voicing Supergirl in an upcoming DC animated feature.

Trailer for Drew: The Man Behind The Poster.

Trailer for Merlin: The Game.

Rifftax at Comic Con: Best Of Trailer.

Cinematic Titanic’s Next DVD: Rattlers.

The Dark Knight Rises TV Spot #10.

7 Wildly Incorrect and Irresponsible Rumors About Batman Movies.

Mark Hamill and Nathan Fillion with Stan Lee on Youtube.

Nathan Fillion came up with an interesting (and classy) way to sign things for as many people as possible, while trying not to disappoint them—an apology letter with his signature.

Greg Pak talks Doctor Strange Season 1.

Bill Murray +12 more actors who almost wore a big-screen Batsuit.

Green Lantern The Animated Series: SDCC 2012 Preview.

The Sci Fi Channel just got a brand new name and identity…in Australia.

Do You Listen To Podcasts?

Denis Medry’s Steampunk Spider-Man and Rogue’s Gallery.

Every Dinosaur’s Kill Count From The Jurassic Park Franchise.

From Cracked: The 4 Weirdest Lessons 80’s Movies Really Wanted To Teach Us.

Jessica Biel May Not Be In The Wolverine After All. Pretty much as I expected.

There’s Nothing Strange In Your Neighborhood Shirt.

The Hub recreates Dark Knight Rises trailer for Batman cartoon marathon.

5 Modern Movie Trends That Were Started By Peter Jackson.

5 Things You Might Not Know About Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop, Released 25 Years Ago Today. Or yesterday, as the case may be.

Star Wars Lightsaber Chopsticks That Actually Light Up.

R2-D2 Football.

Wizard of Who T-Shirt.

Warren Ellis shows Joss Whedon hard at work on Wastelanders. Whedonesque discusses it here.

Now Playing Podcast: The Dark Knight (2008).
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Donald J. Sobol has passed away at the age of 87. May he rest in peace. He will perhaps best be known as the author of the Encyclopedia Brown series.

Largest BitTorrent Trackers Go Offline In Protest.

Currently, Insanejournal is down. They are looking into the cause, and believe it to be a DDOS attack.

Yahoo Closes Security Hole That Led To Breach.

Karen Gillan’s Dalek impersonation at Comic Con.

Nathan Fillion’s second (and third) NerdHQ panel videos.

Doctor Who News: More Series 7 Episode Titles Revealed.

SDCC 2012 BBC America’s Doctor Who panel, in its entirety.

DeLorean Monster Truck.

Character posters for the second season of Alphas.

Syfy: Warehouse 13 and Alphas return to Mondays; Lost Girl moves to Fridays.

Damon Lindelof Talks About Struggle To Find Title For Star Trek Sequel.

A recap of the ‘Buffy Turns 20’ panel at Comic Con.

Fringe: Season 5 Comic Con Trailer.

The rise and fall of the erotic thriller.

The Best Stephen King Book: Readers’ Picks.

A clip from the Avengers short film Item 47.

Full transcript of Comic Con Hobbit Panel Q&A.

Richard Armitage on being Thorin Oakenshield.

Sir Ian McKellen is interviewed by IGN at Comic Con; by Fandango.

Kelsey Michele Soderstrom’s Avengers-Inspired Dresses.

When We First Met—When Did the Legion First Adopt A ‘No Duplicate Powers’ Rule?

5 Awful Examples of Comic Book Art. All from Rob Liefeld’s pen.

Comic Con 2012: Superheroes Give Business Advice.

Our favorite Star Trek cosplay of the weekend.

Hasbro Unveils New Marvel Legends, Marvel Universe, and Ultimate Spider-Man Figures.

Dwayne Johnson Says He May Play Lobo.

On ball-joined dolls and the dream of a geek supercontinent.

Did Marvel Reveal The Story For Avengers 2 At SDCC?

Escape From New York soundtrack reissued.

Pulp Nightmares Podcast, Episode 49: Worth it for the tale of the giant owl that strikes terror in the heart of its foe, which fills the first 17 minutes of the podcast.
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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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Canadian Media Companies Target CBC’s Free Music Site.

Two new posters for The Amazing Spider-Man.

New Dark Shadows comic book collection.

Nine more images from Dark Shadows.

The Great Alan Moore Reread: The Batman Stories.

Wizard signs The Situation to create a superhero. A horrible idea.

Another clip from The Avengers—this time, a scene featuring Nick Fury and a caged Loki. Clip #5: Thor vs. Iron Man. With each clip, I’m actually interested in this movie. Even though I cannot stand a single actor involved, and plan to wait until it airs on something like Encore.

Colin Ferguson: Eureka’s final season will be “as dark as we’ve ever gone.”

Interview with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro: The Unknown Master, Part One.

Everything You Missed From The Cabin In The Woods. Massive spoilers, so if you haven’t seen the film you might want to save this one for later.

Julianne Moore could play Carrie’s mother.

The story behind that Girl In The Fireplace cosplay at PAX East.

The Nerdist interviews Brea Grant.

All five Star Trek captains are due to attend Destination Star Trek London in October.

Sixteen Alex Ross Original Sketch Covers For The Shadow #1.

The tie-in novel for The Dark Knight Rises will be released the same day as the movie.

Brian Azzarello talks Before Watchmen, after the controversy.

Ted Naifeh teases upcoming ‘Ame-Comi Girls’ artwork with early sketches.

The Post-Superhero Era: The Protagonist As Celebrity Or Consultant.

New photo from the set of Star Trek 2.

The first photo of Aaron Eckhart in I, Frankenstein.

New international poster for The Raven.

International Prometheus Trailer.

Nathan Fillion and Robert Downey Jr. do an Avengers/Castle promo.

The teaser for Night Of The Living Dead—Live.

Was 1982 the best ever year for fantasy and and sci-fi movies?

$37,000 for a jewel-encrusted magic mushroom flash drive?

First trailer for Dorothy of Oz shows what happened after the tornado.

The secret lives of avalanche rescue cats.

Check that bought Superman rights sells for $160,000.

Image at 20: The Marvel Exodus, From Marvel’s Perspective.

Titanic 3D pushes the lifetime gross of the film past $2 billion.

TARDIS Lockers At Gallifrey High.

A Dapper TARDIS Suit With Top Hat.

The Greatest Movie Ever Podcast: The Perfect Weapon (1991).

Terror Transmission: Episode 66: Hellraiser.
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Best Buy’s CEO resigns after a loss of $1.7 billion.

Alex Ross paints the box for a somewhat smaller replica of the Starship Enterprise.

Why is everybody obsessed with Snow White right now?

Universal is developing ideas for a possible sequel to Snow White And The Huntsman if it does well at the box office —but without Snow White.

Paul Feig walks us through Freaks And Geeks (Part 2 of 5).

Dr. Pepper released its tie-in ad for The Avengers—Stan Lee makes a cameo.

Another clip from The Avengers, this time with a scene starring Nick Fury and Maria Hill.

Leven Rambin has been cast as Clarisse, daughter of Ares, in Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Sea of Monsters.

The most common grammar, usage, and style errors in print today.

The Dictator was moved to a new opening date, in order to avoid competition with Dark Shadows—since Paramount doesn’t want ‘to risk cannibalizing the comedy audience by bashing heads with a rival on the same opening weekend.’ So now its current competition is only the second week of The Avengers.

In defense of: Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows.

Voting for what stories everyone will be writing in the Finish-A-Thon continues until Friday.

Janeane Garofalo was almost Monica instead of Courteney Cox. Six Real Stories Of Near Miss Casting. Rosie on Seinfeld as Elaine—horrifying.

Geek Gear: The Princess Bride Shirt.

Sherlock Holmes as Smaug.

Becky Cloonan illustrates new edition of Dracula.

The Japanese trailer for Total Recall.

Which tv incarnation of Storm is the best? They left out the version of Storm that was in Pryde of the X-Men, but that’s understandable if they missed it.

Zombie survival Google map allows you to find food and guns for the undead apocalypse.

Wooden VHS coffee table.

Warehouse 13 Phoenix Medallion Replica.

10 Obscure But Awesome Greek Gods And Monsters Fit To Film.

Pop Candy interviews Joss in advance of his Q&A with Reddit. That last answer is great.

New featurette for Brave.

HBO has renewed Game of Thrones for a third season.

Lena Headey to voice animated Grimm Fairy Tales. It’s based on Zenescope Entertainment’s comic book series.

Universal to release Back to the Future Augmented Reality Sleeve and Steelbooks Abroad.

Why old books get that old book smell.

Chicks Dig Comics goes on sale today, and here’s the full table of contents.

The We Hate Movies Podcast discusses Free Enterprise. At the start, they recommend Sarek, by A.C. Crispin.


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