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New Java malware protection undone by old-school attack

Toren Smith has passed away, at the age of 52. May he rest in peace. He was one of the earliest English translators of manga.

Fantagraphics’ Kim Thompson Talks About Lung Cancer Diagnosis

Uncovering Marvel’s lost ’80s cartoon pitches

Image of the Day: Best Images of the Joker #4

P:R Approved: Bobby Rubio’s Nightwing

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: Desperately Seeking Damian.

Green Goblin / Norman Osborn: Where Do I Start?

'Back to the Future: The Game' now available for iPhone

20 Lies Back to the Future II Told Us (Besides the Hoverboard)

Cosplay of the Day: Louis Tully Needs to Call the Ghostbusters

Mego-style Dark Shadows toys available in May

Anthony Stewart Head joins The CW’s The Selection. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

Melissa George and Seth Gabel Join Gothica—the latter will play Roderick Usher, while the former is Fiona Hunter.

Buzzfeed interviews Martin Freeman.

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 15, The Gathering of the Clouds.

Hannibal TV Series Poster

Poltergeist’ Remake Will Be Directed by ‘Monster House’ Helmer Gil Kenan

Alex Winter Explains Why We Haven’t Seen ‘Bill and Ted 3′ Yet

The trailer for Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing.

Animation Tests For The Doctor’s First Regeneration

TARDIS Rubik’s Cube

An Old Hope: Lucas says Hamill, Fisher, and Ford set for Star Wars VII

5 Nutty Things (and One Serious) About Stephen King’s Shining Sequel Doctor Sleep.

Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake.

UK Release Date Of Star Trek Into Darkness Brought Forward One Week

Monster of the Week: The Nightmare

8 Ridiculous Hooks For Sequels That Were Never Made (But Should Have Been)

29 Things We Learned from the ‘Wizard of Oz’ Commentary

Comic Issues #108: DC Then and Marvel Now.

Out of the Blue, Episode 2: Robert Picardo

Smodcast: Geoff Johns: Shazam, Batman.

Film Bin Podcast: The Secret Garden (1993)

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 85: Fire And Ice (1983)

Mission Log Podcast #31, Episode 31: Who Mourns For Adonais?
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Italian file-sharing site owner hit with record $8.5 million fine

Rifftrax: Cool As Ice (Sample)

Cartoons, characters linked to kids’ bad behavior: Power Rangers again. I watched Power Rangers when I was 11. It didn’t do anything to me.

AfterEllen interviews Zoie Palmer, from Lost Girl.

Guardians of the Galaxy Character Guide.

Mutant Women of Earth: How Chris Claremont Reinvented The Female Superhero.

Marvel Super Heroes: What The--?! Vans Special

Sandman/Sherlock crossover fan art.

Download Calendar of Tales: 12 New Neil Gaiman Stories for Free

Injustice Gods Among Us' alternative costumes for Harley Quinn, Bane

The Dark Knight Returns To Vegas…With Bane and the Joker (Cosplay)

What It's Like To Have Your Period As Told By Batman, Bane And The Joker

Bizarro Back Issues: ‘Dastardly Events Aboard The Hellship’ (1978)

The Batmobile, Totally Geeked Out

Image of the Day: Best BTAS Screenshots #2

Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch: If You’re So Smart, Why Aren’t You Rich & Joker’s Wild

JLA Profiles: Stargirl—Geoff Johns' Favorite Character

Greg Weisman Discusses The Final Issue Of The Young Justice Comic Series

Warren Ellis has started a new daily panel strip called Scatterlands

Interview: Chris Chibnall.

Doctor Who Revisited: Patrick Troughton BBC America Promo.

'Doctor Who' 50th anniversary episode to be directed by Nick Hurran

Weeping Angel Cookies.

Big Finish: February Releases.

Julie Benz Talks TV Death, Undeath And 'Defiance’

TV’s Most Heartbreaking Deaths. Whedonesque reacts to the list here. Joyce is listed. I would have added Fred on Angel.

Five Fan Theories That Explain The Events Of Back To The Future

Tim Burton and Danny Elfman To Present One-Time Concert In London

The Worst Sci-Fi Snubs In Oscar History.

Is it possible that the Borg are the perfect enemy?

Ten Out-of-Print Horror Flicks to Make You Drool

Random Roles: Eric Roberts on The Dark Knight, Shelley Winters, John Waters, and more

Kathleen Kennedy Exits ‘Jurassic Park IV’ to Concentrate on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The CW’s Tomorrow People Casts Peyton List

18 Stills From Orphan Black

Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #191: What comic do you, personally, want to be a character in?

The Vulcan Vault: The George Lucas-Produced Twice Upon A Time (1983)

Five New Minutes Of Bates Motel Footage.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 98: Aspen Extreme (1993)

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #74: Live From San Francisco.
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Meteor explodes over Russia, injuring hundreds.

W. Watts Biggers has passed away at the age of 85. May he rest in peace. He was the co-creator of Underdog.

The Pirate Bay: We will sue copycat site for copyright infringement

TV Tango lists 282 Movies, Marathons and Specials on TV for President's Day Weekend 2013

The Hub Airs 8-Hour Animaniacs Marathon On President’s Day.

Today in ‘Hey, this still exists’: The You’ve Got Mail website.

Seven Science Fiction/Fantasy Martyrs Who Give Saint Valentine a Run for His Money

The Best Of Both Worlds In Theaters April 25th.

Exclusive set picture from An Adventure in Space and Time

Doctor Who News: BBC Books Announces April Releases.

18 Bad Guys Who Were Way Too Easy to Defeat

Harrison Ford Will Return As Han Solo In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

The Battle of Hoth is being fought in this man’s living room.

Fantastic Fangirls: Lupercalia. They’re listing great werewolves in pop culture, including Oz and Rahne Sinclair.

Jason Mamoa has reportedly been offered the role of Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Secrets Behind The X-Men: Upstarts, High-Lords and Armageddon: The artists and the editor took control of the X-Men's destiny.

Abandoned Love: Whatever Happened to Peter and Mary Jane’s Baby?

Felicity Jones officially joins The Amazing Spider-Man 2, but which character will she play?

Amazing Spider-Man #700 Third Printing Gets A New Cover.

Joe Simon - With Great Power Extended Interviews

Peter Dinklage is the Villain of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ (But Who Will That Be?)

Cast This: Justice League.

Inker Jonathan Glapion exits Batman

Interview: Greg Capullo Talks Batman

Image of the Day: Early History of Dick and Babs #4

Secret Batman Incorporated Storyline Leaks Via Twitter

Favorite DC Couple: The Case For Harley And Ivy.

Alan Moore, Ben Templesmith, And Steve Niles Help Launch Black Mask Comics.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #406.

The Mummy Gets A New Writer, On Track For 2014 Release.

Hannibal gets a premiere date: April 4th.

Oddities of Toy Fair ‘13

From Cracked: 6 Huge Movie Plot Twists That Caused Even Bigger Plot Holes.

Criterion’s Catalog Free on Hulu All Weekend

The AV Club’s Watch This: Death Becomes Her casts Bruce Willis as the helpless rope in a tug-of-war

Some Beautiful Concept Art from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim

Dynamite Launches D’N'A Battlestar Galactica Series In May

The Sword in the Stone Hand: The Arthurian Trends in Hellboy

5 Great Alien Invasion Movies.

Weekly Sketch Up—February 15th.

Best Art Ever (This Week): February 15th.

Mission Log Podcast #28—Episode 28—The City On The Edge Of Forever.

Smodcast: Grant Morrison: Bat Bard.

Retroist Podcast, Episode 131: Batman The TV Series.
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Remembering Star Trek: Voyager Guest Robin Sachs, 1951-2013. The AV Club remembers him here.

United States Postal Service Dropping Saturday Mail Delivery Starting August 1st.

Joanna Dodd Massey Named Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications & Publicity for The Hub

Nominations continue for the Rare Women Fic Exchange.

Claudia Grant will play Carole Ann Ford (the actress who played Susan) in An Adventure in Space and Time.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Bonnie Baxter.

DC Histories: Oliver Queen (Green Arrow I)

Grant Morrison: The 'Action Comics' Exit Interview

5 Actors Who Could Play The Flash In Justice League.

A visual comparison of Batman character looks & casting between: the Animated Series, Burton's movies, Nolan's movies, and the 1960's show.

Chris Pratt has been cast as Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy.

10 Casting Candidates For The Live-Action Doctor Strange.

The Avengers Cast To Present At The Oscars.

Impress Chris Claremont with your X-Men T-shirt design, win a trip to San Diego

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 synopsis released.

Superhero Noir Captures the Bleakness of Do-Gooding

The Sandman Re-Read: Seasons of Mists.

Bleach, Gintama Creators Take 1 Week Off Due to Flu

Covers For Full Color Dragon Ball Z Manga Revealed

New Sherlock Holmes game Crimes & Punishments announced

Delay Splits Studio Ghibli's Summer Plans

Disney Confirms Stand-Alone Star Wars Films.

Genuine 'Evil Dead II' Prop on the Auction Block

Sam Raimi And The Coen Brothers’ Crimewave Headed To Blu-Ray

13 Directors Who Work With The Same Stars Again And Again. I would add Christopher Nolan to that list.

Video Review: Tattooed Teenage Alien Fighters From Beverly Hill: In The Beginning… Mom used to watch this show with me, back in 1995. Neither of us knows why we bothered with it now.

Obscurus Lupa Presents: Witchcraft 3: Kiss of Death.

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on Night Of The Following Day

Charles Michael Davis joins the cast of the Vampire Diaries spin-off The Originals.

‘Game Of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Signs New Deal With HBO

Camera Operator for 'The Shining' Explains Helicopter Shadows in Opening Credits, Discusses Hallorann Crash Sequence

Starz Unveils its Key Art for Da Vinci’s Demons

6 Filmmaking Tips From Lawrence Kasdan

Theatrical Poster, Trailer And Release For Vincent Cassel-Starrer ‘The Monk’

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Music Collection Coming Next Week.

Now Playing Podcast: Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

Comic Issues Podcast #104: The Walking Dead

Nerdist Writer’s Panel #72: Robert Kirkman.
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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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Game of Thrones star Wilco Johnson has terminal pancreatic cancer.

Buffy vs. Edward remix unfairly removed by Lionsgate.

It’s official: 2012 was the hottest year ever in the U.S.

New Year, New You? 10 Extreme Superhero Makeovers.

What TV shows should others resolve to add in 2013?

All The Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Are Coming In 2013

The Dark Knight Trilogy In 3 Minutes.

Justice League Exclusive: Making The Animated Series, Part 1.

Every Significant Superman Logo Infographic.

Warner Bros. wins huge legal decison in Superman case—Updated

Stan Lee's Real Life Radioactive Ooze

Son of Atop The Fourth Wall Live.

A House Shaped Like a Flying Saucer, Perched Atop a Volcano

Revisiting Torchwood: James Moran interview.

Starfleet Academy Class Ring (2009)

Texas Chainsaw 3D Sequel Talk Premature, No Movement Yet

New Line Announces Y: The Last Man Director

Prometheus, ParaNorman, Frankenweenie, Hitchcock Take Oscar Nominations.

Skyfall, The Hobbit and The Avengers Nominated For Academy Awards. The latter one is for Visual Effects, and Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

The Great Stephen King Re-Read: Different Seasons.

Carrie - Official Teaser (Revised Release Date)

The Hobbit Re-Read: Chapter 8, Flies and Spiders.

Aaron Johnson has been offered the human lead in Godzilla.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 282: The Horror Hall of Fame

Hey Kids, Comics Podcast, Season 2, Episode 5: Knightfall, Part 3.

Saturday B Movie Reel #94—The Monster of Phantom Lake.

Mission Log #23—Episode 23—A Taste of Armageddon.

Sean Pultz Commentaries: Ghostbusters (1984) Commentary.

We’re up to Dumpster #11 for Nellie’s house. One of the workers has just been hauling everything daily, even as the others are rotated in and out in of today, between pulling things out, he’s just staggering through the rain, looking done in. Which isn’t a surprise, since it’s looking like she had more stuff in there than could possibly fit, and the workers are still not done.
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Gail Simone is ‘no longer the writer’ for Batgirl. She was fired by e-mail.

Comics Pros React To Gail Simone Being Fired From Batgirl.

Ray Fawkes to fill in on Batgirl for two issues.

Batman: The Animated Series Rewatch: Feat of Clay Part 1 and 2.

Bane explains the importance of fiber in these Dark Knight Rises ‘outtakes’

Batman News attends Batman Live in St. Louis.

Jeff Victor teaches evolution (Of Batman)

Superman on TV: December 10th-16th.

Superman Costume Comparisons.

P:R Approved: Mahmud Asrar’s Alternate New 52 Supergirl Designs. The fourth design looks best.

Martin Sheen Bringing Back Uncle Ben For Next Spider-Man Movie.

Awesome zat gun + 21 more gifts for your Stargate-loving friends.

Writing The Dark Shadows Visual Companion: An Interview With Mark Salisbury.

Jonathan Frid featured in TCM Remembers video.

Bob Gale says Mattel’s hoverboard replica did not live up to his expectations; okay to throw eggs at him.

‘Captain, I saved the bridge’: Boldly going where no TV set has gone before.

What will you learn from the first 9 minutes of Star Trek: Into Darkness?

When did the Golden Age of comics end?

Trailers From Hell: Alan Spencer on The Last Remake of Beau Geste.

An Aural History of the Inception Horn.

Third Series of Super Rare Doctor Who Micro-Figures Revealed.

Geek Gear: Doctor Who/Nightmare Before Christmas ‘Who’s This?’ Shirt.

Geek Gear: Star Wars/Monty Python ‘Dark Duel’ Shirt.

Shock Til You Drop Interview: Doug Bradley Reflects On His Hellraiser Legacy As Pinhead.

Mark Millar Character Auction Raises $3550.

Joss nominated for Original Screenplay for Cabin In The Woods.

Eliza Dushku to star in The Saint backdoor pilot.

Iron Man 3 Adds Xueqi Wang.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): December 10th.

Scream Factory Dates From Beyond and Phantasm II Collector’s Editions For Blu-Ray Release.

The Incredible Hulk—Bad Days—Episode 10.

Film Sack Podcast #143: Idiocracy (2006)

The F This Movie Podcast: Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) Commentary.

Star Trek Monthly Monday, Episode 304: Amok Time.

Yuletide Related: I thought of a slightly better title for my fanfic, so I just went back into the archive and edited both that and a couple lines in one paragraph.
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Disney anoints Netflix as its exclusive distributor starting in 2016

Hurricane Sandy closes Staten Island’s Krypton Comics.

Dimestore Dames spotlights Beth Chapel (Doctor Midnight).

Doctor Who: The Snowmen confirmed for 5:15 PM on Christmas Day.

Doctor Who: lots and lots of new Christmas Special pictures.

Merlin’s series finale will air on December 24th.

Bradley James Talks Arthur And Return of Merlin.

False Alarm: Sir Patrick Stewart Hasn’t Actually Signed On To X-Men: Days of Future Past Yet.

5 Reasons You Should Be Reading All New X-Men.

16 Famous Science Fiction Quotes That Make Excellent Pick-Up Lines.

DC Histories: Bane.

Michael Caine On The Dark Knight Rises, Oscar Chances And Winning His First Academy Award.

The Dark Knight Rises DVD/Blu-Ray Drinking Game.

Batman Returns Movie Poster by Adam Rabalais

DC Collectibles Unveils Batman: Arkham City Joker Statue.

Christopher Nolan Talks Around Justice League And Says Man of Steel Is Not Quite Like His Batman Trilogy.

When We First Met—Death and the Batman

Dark Shadows-themed inn a part of holiday home tour.

Quentin and Jamison Collins return this winter, courtesy of Big Finish.

A Look Back At The (Pretty Awful) Bazooka Joe Chewing Gum Comics.

First Look At The Cover Art For Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard.

Bookstore Stacks Hobbit/LOTR Boxed Sets Into Barad-Dûr

Gift Guide: Necronomicon Ring.

Charlie Brown Gets A Chainsaw Arm In This Evil Dead Mash-Up.

Terrific How The Grinch Stole Christmas Cake.

Dan Aykroyd Interview: Dan Aykroyd on Ghostbusters 3.

10 Vertigo Series That Changed Comics.

Sam Witwer Answers Fan Questions In New Being Human Promo Video.

Check Out TNG Season Three Blu-Ray Trailer.

Spock Cake.

Marvel Comics Of The 1980’s: 1991: Power Pack TV Pilot.

Trailers From Hell: Sam Hamm on The Testament of Dr. Cordelier.

Exclusive video interview: MST3K’s Joel Hodgson.

How Fraggle Rock taught kids about society and community in 10 episodes.

Video Store Memories with James Rolfe and Mike Matei.

Interview: Gerry Duggan On Deadpool.

Pancakes I Have You Now Darth Vader T-Shirt.

Super Best Friends Forever Will Not Return.

Tim Burton’s Original The Nightmare Before Christmas Poem, As Narrated By Christopher Lee.

Peter Pan: Movie History.

Sean Bean to star in TNT’s Legends as a guy who is alive.

Help Create The Opening Title Sequence For Bates Motel.

Peter Jackson on The Hobbit 48 FPS Controversy.

The F This Movie Podcast: Fargo (1996)

Nerdist Writers Panel #66: Man of Action Studios.

Comic Issues Podcast #95: With Great Powers
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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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Flooded NY data centers survive Sandy on generator power, fuel deliveries.

Megaupload Publishes Deal To Counter U.S. Extortion Claims.

Paypal Security Holes Expose Customer Card Data, Personal Details.

How Well Do You Know Bewitched?

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on Nothing But The Night.

Dwayne Johnson was The Hulk for Halloween.

Marc Webb Talks Jamie Foxx As Electro In The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

Honest Trailers: The Amazing Spider-Man.

Fairly Legal Cancelled After Two-Season Run.

1980s Video Game Castle Wolfenstein To Become Feature Film.

Animators Carve ‘Teen Titans Go’ Halloween Pumpkins.

Brendan Fraser will not be in TNT’s Legends after all.

The Whovian Prayer.

Tim Burton Does Doctor Who.

Wolverine Set Photos.

10 Ways To Avoid Being Killed By A Horror Movie Monster.

20 Things We’d Never Do Thanks To Horror Movies.

10 Must-See Horror Movies You’ve Never Heard Of.

Brian Lumley’s Necroscope Headed To The Big Screen?

Comic Book Legends Revealed #391.

First Photo of Arrow’s Huntress Released.

Will Martian Manhunter Appear In The Next Episode of Arrow?

Postcards From Collinwood.

From the people that brought you Mega Shark vs, Giant Octopus comes…Sharknado.

14 New Character Posters For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sir Ian McKellan And Patrick Stewart Save The Park Theatre With The Hobbit Screenplay.

First Look: TNG Movie Event Trailer.

Top 10 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episodes.

Mission Log Podcast #13: Episode 13: The Conscience of the King.

The Midnight Movie Commentary: Back to the Future.

More drama around here, as my sister is sent to the hospital. She apparently decided (please don’t ever ask or comment about this, this is just how she is, despite being four years older than me) that it would be a smart move to eat or drink absolutely nothing for almost a week, because she just didn’t want to. And we couldn’t convince her to. And when Mom spotted that my sister’s legs were swollen from something like the knee down to the ankle, she was sent to the hospital. Currently diagnosed (as you’d expect after a week) with dehydration and malnutrition. Oh, and for a while someone thought she had Impetigo, but no. It's just acne.

I believe (and Mom agrees) she’s situated one floor above where Nellie is currently dying, but the nurses aren’t allowed to tell Mom the exact room number, due to doctor-patient confidentiality. She’s trying to get it from a neighbor, who is currently at work.
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Inquest Held Into Death of Mary Tamm’s Widower.

Livejournal is changing (the alterations are currently in beta testing) the style for all friends lists so that it reflects the new style for the comment and update pages. I’ve also been reading that their U.S. offices were shut down.

Spook Me Master List 2012.

Happy Birthday To Matt Smith.

Children In Need line-up announced.

Rifftrax Live: Birdemic—How Did You Like The Show? There were 15 people at the theater I was—well, 14, really, since someone jumped over and across seats and bolted from the room as it started. He was supposed to be in the room next door, showing Halloween at the same time, from what I gathered. It was a good Rifftrax, went off without any technical difficulties. As I was leaving, I heard from behind me someone was muttering over and over: "I...didn't know movies could be that bad. I-I didn't know...I didn't know..." Their friend consoled them. Upon my telling him there’s a sequel, Dad started laughing hysterically in the car. The short with Norman was hysterical.

31 Days of Horror: Night of the Living Dead/Dawn of the Dead.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Gremlins.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #26: The Creature From The Black Lagoon.

Longbox of the Damned: Jack Davis’ Tales From The Crypt.

Trailers From Hell: Adam Rifkin on The Shining.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Friday The 13th Part 2.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1988: Fun House.

10 Long Lost Horror Products.

Elvira, Mistress of the Dark Comics Return In 2013.

Beetlejuice: A Ghostly, Gothed-Out 80’s Fairy Tale For The Ages.

Behind The Scenes Pic Of The Day: Peter Cushing.

6 Things You Don’t Remember About The Real Ghostbusters Cartoon.

IDW Mars Attacks The Real Ghostbusters Comic Solicitation.

Mattel Ghostbusters Courtroom Battle Ray Stantz Figure Review By Pixel Dan.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 7.

AV Q&A: Scariest reading experiences.

Listen to an excerpt from R.L. Stine’s new adult horror novel Red Rain.

Matthew Vaughn Out As X-Men: Days of Future Past Director; Bryan Singer Could Take Over.

Lethal Ladies: The 10 Best Female Supervillains.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #25-21.

Mike Mitchell re-skins Superman #6 with disturbing results.

The Line It Is Drawn #112—Marvel Family Tribute.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #390.

P:R Approved: Kevin Wada’s Elektra

8 Photos From NBC’s Upcoming Hannibal.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Return as Conan the Barbarian.

Check This Out: Weta Installs Gigantic Gollum At Wellington Airport.

Wonderful Jack Skellington Cake.

The Eye of Sauron Cake.

Spectacular Beauty and the Beast Cake.

The Myth Of ‘So Bad It’s Good.’

Starlog Magazine: Crazy Movie Rumors Before The Internet.

That One Time Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Punked Houdini With Dinosaurs.

Looking back at Carnivale.

Ask Chris #126: Who Will Survive And What Will Be Left Of Them?

The AV Club reviews Mockingbird Lane. FearNet’s review of Mockingbird Lane. And here’s Shock Til You Drop’s review.

Top 10 Movie Psychics.

The 55 Scariest Moments From Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies.

An Alternate Poster For Iron Man 3.

Next Two Bond Films To Comprise Two Movie Arc, Both Written By John Logan.

G4 Cancels Attack of the Show And X-Play.

Sofa Dogs Podcast #260: Prince of Darkness (1987).

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #148: Invitation to Hell (1984).
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Barnes & Noble Stores Have Credit Card Data Breach.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween On TV: 915 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV in October 2012.

Halloween: John Carpenter classic returns for theatrical run.

Ginger Snaps Helmer Directing Orphan Black For BBC America.

Know Thy History: Tales From The Crypt.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Inhumanoids.

Longbox of the Damned: Saga of the Swamp Thing, Volume 1.

Ain’t It Scary Reviews #24: Tucker and Dale vs. Evil.

Geek Gear: Nightmare In Pumpkin Land Shirt.

Io9 Halloween Costume Show Week 3: Sexy Donatello, Retro Kitty Pryde, and Serious Comic Book Cred.

Trailers From Hell: Joe Dante on I Bury The Living.

13 Ghosts of Halloween: Day 5.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1977: Donny and Marie Osmond’s Halloween Skits.

Unsuspecting UK kids terrorized by Paranormal Activity 4.

Here’s the teaser trailer for Ghostwatch: Behind The Curtains.

New TV Trailer For The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Hobbit Running Time Revealed.

Grace Randolph’s Between The Pages—Comics To Film: The Joker.

Batman: Nightwing short.

Dinner With DC Entertainment’s Jim Lee and Dan DiDio.

Captain America, Batman, Superman and Spidey adorably storm a children’s hospital.

P:R Approved: Ronnie del Carmen’s Magik.

Secrets Behind The X-Men: The all-different X-Men went to Australia and encountered some unresolved mysteries, as well as some unpublished adventures of Longshot.

From Cracked: 5 Famous Monsters That Are Way Scarier In Other Countries.

Alan Tudyk and Gina Torres Q&A at Dallas Comic Con Fan Days. Gina Torres also sang while there.

Lost Girl—New York Comic Con 2012 Panel.

Lo Pan Style.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Bonus Extended Cut: Joe Manganiello.

The Fury of a Time Lord.

10 Wibbly Wobbly Ways Doctor Who Plays With Space/Time.

Learn all about your body with Slim Goodbody. He was on local channels in reruns up through my middle school years.

Evil Fake Wine Bottle Labels.

Earth Station One Podcast, Episode 133: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Revisited

Geekfest Rants Episode 111: Battlestar Galactica.

Now Playing Podcast: The Living Daylights (1987)

The Forgotten Flix Podcast #84: Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

Junk Food Dinner Podcast #132: The Howling (1981), An American Werewolf In Paris (1997), and Silver Bullet (1985).

For Yuletide, I just did a massive overhaul of my sign-up. I realized that it had been too long since I watched Pushing Daisies, and if I didn’t remember major character moments and/or little quirks I couldn’t possibly do them justice if that were my assignment. So I removed that, and replaced it with Fright Night (2011). I’m fine with writing any character for Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), so I moved that to the Bucket List section, and replaced that slot with Justice League Unlimited.

So as of now, my offers look like this: Fright Night (1985), Back to the Future, Fright Night (2011), Ghostbusters, Justice League & Justice League Unlimited (Cartoons), Addams Family (1991). Bucket List: Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992), Anno Dracula Series - Kim Newman, Beetle Juice (1988), Van Helsing (2004), Mannequin (1987), A Study in Emerald - Neil Gaiman, Lost Skeleton of Cadavra (2004), Soapdish (1991), The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996.

If I watch Mockingbird Lane and enjoy it, I’ll throw that into the pile, too.

Posting this a bit early now, before I head out for a double bill showing of Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein at the local Cinemark. That’s about three hours, I do believe. Tomorrow night is Rifftrax Live.
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Next Year In Yuletide. Some people (like me) are already planning what they’ll nominate next year. I’m making a note to nominate the Fred Saberhagen Dracula novels.

In relation to this year’s Yuletide, I’ve just finished signing up—fandoms I’ve offered are: Fright Night (1985), Back to the Future, Pushing Daisies, Ghostbusters, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), Addams Family (1991)—with the fandoms tossed into the bucket section being Last Unicorn (1982), Van Helsing (2004), Mannequin (1987), Soapdish (1991), A Study in Emerald - Neil Gaiman, Lost Skeleton of Cadavra, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: 1996, Anno Dracula Series - Kim Newman.

I threw out Cabin in the Woods, since I wasn’t sure how well I’d be able to write for that one. If it turns out that I enjoy the pilot for Mockingbird Lane, then I’ll edit that in if I’m able.

‘Six strikes’ system goes live this fall, appeals to cost $35.

Paypal Slips ‘No Class Action’ Clause Into Policy Update.

Newsweek to cease print publication.

Penguin To Publish Kids Graphic Novel Line.

TV Tango has updated their list for Halloween on TV: 405 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials on TV in October 2012.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Double Your J-Horror Comedy With X-Cross.

Longbox of the Damned: Vincent Price Presents #3.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.

Meta Slashers: A Retrospective.

Traveling Halloween Museum.

16 Strange, Weird, And Wonderful Halloween Decorations.

Rare Halloween Videos: 1992: The Three Stooges Fright Night.

Figures & Speech: Toys of Terror—The Ten Scariest Action Figures Ever.

Is Sam Raimi Really Going To Direct The Poltergeist Remake? No, he is not.

Ghostbusters 3 To Start Shooting In 2013, Bill Murray Out. We’ll see if this turns out to be true, or yet another rumor making the rounds.

Brian De Palma Gives Blessing On Carrie Remake.

The Great Stephen King Reread: Carrie.

31 Days Of Horror: Christine/Carrie.

6 Filmmaking Tips From John Carpenter.

The Official Italian Teaser Trailer For Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D.

The Top 50 Horror Movies of All Time.

Horror Europa With Mark Gatiss.

Stunning Nightmare Before Christmas Cake.

10 Great Jump Scares In Horror.

‘I Believe You Said You Wanted More?’ It’s a Little Mermaid/Doctor Who fan art.

8 Highlights From Doctor Who’s Peter Davison at NYCC.

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 2 Trailer.

Lego Batman: The Movie—DC Superheroes Unite Trailer.

P:R Redesign: Denis Medri’s Batman Beyond

Bela Lugosi: Age 18.

Revisiting Torchwood: first impressions.

Warner Brothers wins court ruling in rights to Superman case. Shuster Estate Set To Appeal Court Ruling. The Legal View: What the Shuster ruling means.

George Takei will guest star in an episode of Hawaii Five-0.

New artwork for Hannibal.

The Line It Is Drawn #111—Comic Book Characters and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Characters.

Animal Practice cancelled.

Jack The Giant Killer Gets Moved Up Three Weeks And A New Title. They’ve changed the word Killer to Slayer.

J.R.R. Tolkien letter reveals poor sales of The Hobbit.

Heathcliff will get a CGI update.

2012 Top 100 Comic Book Runs #55-51.

The 10 Most Defining Performances In The History of Genre Television.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast, Episode 56: Lifeforce (1985) Commentary

The F This Movie Podcast: The Others (2001).

The Arrow In The Head Podcast: Stephen King’s Silver Bullet (1985)

Weinberg’s House of Horrors Podcast, Episode 9: Horror Movies Of The 1980’s.

Mission Log Podcast #11: Episode 11: The Corbomite Maneuver.
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Marcus Swayze has passed away, at the age of 99. May he rest in peace. He may be best known for drawing the character of Captain Marvel for Fawcett Comics in the early 1940’s, as well as creating Mary Marvel alongside Otto Binder.

Yuletide sign-ups are now open. About Optional Details. You can find a summary of sign-up offers and requests here. Sign-ups will remain open until October 28th. I know exactly what to request, I just need to whittle down what I’m offering. For example—removing The Shadow upon seeing a couple Dear Yuletide letters, since I’ve only seen the film, and not the radio show, serial or comics. I need to find out if Dark Shadows (60’s version—since I know the 90’s version is on Youtube, but it wasn’t nominated), Pushing Daisies, and Real Ghostbusters are available online for viewing, so I can brush up on canon—been a while since I watched those.

TV Tango updates their list for Halloween on TV: 355 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes & Specials On TV In October 2012.

31 Days of Horror: The Evil Dead/Re-Animator.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness—80’s Rerun: Troll Trilogy.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: Making Contact (1985)

Longbox of the Damned: Eerie #1.

Rare Halloween Videos: Disney’s Quack Pack—House Of Haunts (1997)

Horror Education of the Week: Prometheus.

First Look At Mondo’s New Poster For Karloff’s The Mummy.

Monster Mash: horrific composite of Universal Monsters’ Big Four.

10 of the Grossest and Most Grotesque Vampires From Folklore.

23 Reasons Why Hocus Pocus Is The Best Halloween Movie Of All Time.

How All Family Films Grow Up To Be Horror Movies.

Hannibal Casts Gina Torres. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

Best New York Comic Con Cosplay Ever.

Jonathan Nolan talks The Dark Knight Rises ending.

NYCC: David Goyer, Geoff Johns To Pen 13-Issue Event For DC Comics.

NYCC 2012: DC Comics—Batman—Death Comes To Gotham panel recap.

NYCC: Deadpool Adds Another X-Men Alumn To His Game.

15th Anniversary Buffy Panel At NYCC 2012.

The Evil Dead Panel at NYCC 2012.

The Carrie Panel at NYCC 2012.

Best New York Comic Con 2012 Cosplay Ever—Sunday.

Superman on TV: October 15-21.

George A. Romero Working On A Zombie Comic For Marvel.

Google Creates Homage To Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo In Slumberland.

How Marvel created the modern blockbuster.

Ant Man Gets Release Date, Thor 2 and Iron Man 3 Get 3D.

The Arrow Sizzle Reel From New York Comic Con.

Comics Alliance Reviews Arrow: Pilot (2012)

Comics, Everybody: The History of Hawkeye.

Brannon Braga Talks Hive, TNG, Cosmos, And More, Part 1. Part 2.

Jar Jar Binks attains sainthood in deranged Star Wars religious art.

Don’t Get These Gremlins Pumpkin Carvings Wet.

The Abandoned An’ Forsaked—Where Did Cyclops’ Ruby Quartz Glasses Come From?

A press release describing the plot of Mockingbird Lane.

The Cinefiles—Batman Part 1: The Burton/Schumacher Years.

The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast: Evil Dead II: Dead By Dawn (1987)

Film Bin Commentaries Podcast: The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976)

Tysto Commentaries: The Invisible Man (1933)
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TV Tango updates their list for Halloween On TV: 329 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes And Specials On TV In October 2012.

MTV Geek’s Frightful Faves: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman #6.

Rare Halloween Videos: The Scooby-Doo Project (1999)

TR Contest Special: Sci-Fi It Up, Sponsored By Once Upon A Time Machine.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Double/Triple Features.

Ridley Scott Offers Blade Runner Sequel Update.

Disney has released an official synopsis for Thor: The Lost World.

Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D gets U.S. distribution.

First Look At Deathstroke In Arrow.

The 25 Most Powerful TV Shows Of The Last 25 Years.

Christopher Lloyd Gives Tor Hope For The Future; Might Really Be Doc Brown.

Laura Siegel Speaks Out About Superman Case.

Promo For Mockingbird Lane.

Frank Oz Talks Little Shop of Horror’s Original Ending, What About Bob, And Mike Wazowski.

Universal Still Developing Creature From The Black Lagoon Remake.

In Case You Missed It: Teen Wolf.

Masters of the Universe Movie Gets Its Writer.

Talkin’ Rifftrax—Future Force and Future Zone.

DC Nation…Has Been Replaced.

A Cosplay Gallery Of New York Comic Con.

NYCC 2012: Robot Chicken Gets 7th Season, More.

NYCC 2012: DC Comics—The New 52 Panel.

NYCC Live Streaming.

The Art Adams All Star Batman That Never Was—Sixteen Pages Of It.

Listen to Christopher Lee read Tim Burton’s original The Nightmare Before Christmas poem.

Win House/Night of Dark Shadows on Blu-Ray.

From Cracked: 5 Classic Superman Comics That Prove He Used To Be A Jerk.

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #146: Death Spa (1987)

Movie Issues Podcast: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
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Torrent sites go offline as police raid alleged copyright infringers.

Pirate Bay Will Be Back ‘Soon.’

Halloween On TV: 215 Halloween-Themed Movie Marathons, Episodes And Specials In October 2012. As it is always being updated, I suggest you check back every couple of days.

Cinemassacre’s Monster Madness: 80’s Rerun: Fright Night.

What’s Your Favorite Horror Movie (or television special) Intended For Children? What was your first horror movie?

Coffin Halloween/Birthday Cake.

Comics Alliance Reviews X-Men: First Class (2011), Part One.

Danny Strong has been picked to script the final Hunger Games movies. Whedonesque discusses the news here.

Great Geeky Pumpkin Template Contest 2012.

Superman: Man of Steel Mural.

Mark Valley voices Superman in The Dark Knight Returns—Part 2.

Boostlethon Winter 2012: The Rules.

When We First Met—When Did The Legion Flight Ring Debut? Plus More Legion of Superheroes Firsts.

Ignore The Rumors—Mockingbird Lane Is Not Dead.

First Character Details Surface For Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.

SFX interviewed John de Lancie.

John August On The Dark Shadows Movie That Never Was.

How To Survive New York Comic Con In 12 Easy Steps.

What’s Changed In The Flash’s Origin?

Even Star Trek Knows That Time Warner Cable Is So Very Terrible.

Once Upon A Time Friending Meme.

Worldcon 2012: Neil Gaiman Talks The Sandman Prequel.

10 Silliest Frankenstein Spoofs.

The Lone Ranger Poster Revealed.

Cross The Streams Radio Show: Episode 27.

We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 78: Silver Bullet (1985).

Terror Transmission, Episode 77: A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)
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Pirate Bay Financier Files For Bankruptcy, Focus Shifts To Peter Sunde.

Dimestore Dames spotlight Rachel Summers/Grey (Phoenix/Marvel Girl).

6 Nerdy Parties Throughout History We Would’ve Loved To Attend.

Downtown L.A. Intersection Renamed Ray Bradbury Square.

Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep will be released September 24, 2013.

Marvel brings Amazing Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Captain America And… to an end.

Olivia Cooke and Nicola Peltz join Bates Motel.

Six Developments About Jason Todd From Red Hood And The Outlaws #0.

From Think Geek: Darth Vader Desk Lamp.

Don’t Cross The Streams T-Shirt.

Neon Ghostbusters Sign.

The Amazing Adventure of The Man of Steel and the Psychiatric Censor — Superman vs. Doctor Wertham

Batman, Blood, X-Men: Talking With Comics Legend Neal Adams.

Another clip from Doctor Who: The Power of Three.

Doctor Who Rogues Gallery: The Tereleptils.

Big Finish: September Releases.

20 Things We Love About Chuck.

The Line It Is Drawn #107—Comic Book Characters Mashed Up With Stephen King Stories.

AV Q&A: Skipping the sex and violence.

And Here Is Neil Gaiman Riding A Giant Flamingo.

Nathan Fillion Needs Someone To Play Nathan Fillion In Castle’s Firefly Parody. Whedonesque discusses it here.

Artist Ryem Adds Animated Young Justice Look To New 52.

Mars Rover To Study Pyramid Rock Of Unknown Origin.

Greg Rucka Gets Increasingly Candid About Work For Hire Conditions, Debunks Another Myth.

Revisiting Star Trek TNG: The Naked Now.

Guillermo del Toro’s Vampire Trilogy The Strain Heading To FX.

He-Man And The Masters of the Universe Celebrates 30 Years With A Limited Edition DVD Set.

From Cracked: 5 Terrifying Origin Stories Behind Popular Children’s Songs. I would have expected to see Ring Around The Rosie on there, but it isn’t.

It’s the 75th anniversary of The Hobbit.

Stay Puft Heads Up Broadway: Filmography Finds Famous Movie Shots In NYC.

Fantastic Four: Fashion Forward Honorable Mentions.

IMAX Frankenweenie Poster.

Gaze upon the most disturbing My Little Pony ever made.

First look: Alex Ross’ poster for his Norman Rockwell Museum exhibit.

Alien Plush Chestburster.

34 Things We Learned From The Cabin In The Wood Commentary.

The 8 Most Ridiculously Unlucky Movie Families.

Best Art Ever (This Week) September 21st.

Burger King breaches McDonalds.

Awesome Firefly Art.

Ask Chris #122: The Legion of Super-Heroes.

Scott Lobdell Wants Your Questions.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #385.

Cocktails With Stan Lee, Episode 7, Season 2: Apolo Ohno.

Mission Log Podcast #7: Episode 7: Mudd’s Women.

Retroist Podcast, Episode 120: Crocodile Dundee.
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John Ingle has passed away at the age of 84. May he rest in peace. He was a replacement casting for Mickey Horton on Days of Our Lives, and had a long-running role on General Hospital as Edward Quartermaine. According to IMDB, he also popped up as a Doctor in the horrible Batman and Robin, provided voiceover work for Extreme Ghostbusters. I remember him delivering the eulogy at the end of Death Becomes Her.

Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 260: Legends of the Dark Knight #83.

What’s in the Batman canon?

12 Zombie Movies That Root For The Zombie.

Six new photos from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Superman on TV: September 17-23.

Horror Education Of The Week: Rosemary’s Baby.

Detailed Venom Body Art.

Five deleted scenes from Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows.

Trailers From Hell: Josh Olson on Blood Simple.

Marvel Studios Edits Key Scene For International Avengers Release. There are spoilers.

Archie Comics Names Adam Tracey New Director Of Publicity.

An interview with Grant Morrison.

Manga Artifacts: The Unauthorized Astro Boy Comic.

From How It Should Have Ended: The Slender Games.

The Royal Flush Gang Will Appear In Arrow. Kyle Schmid has been cast as Ace.

Awesome Steampunk Re-imagining of Ghostbusters.

The Great Alan Moore Reread: Tom Strong’s Terrific Tales.

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) September 17th.

DC Nation Shorts: Animal Man Bank Robbery.

Hex comes to BBC America this October.

A clip from the season 4 premiere of The Vampire Diaries.

Comics Alliance Reviews X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Part Two.

Film Sack Podcast #131: Hardware (1990)
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Lance LeGault has passed away at the age of 77. May he rest in peace. Star Trek fans might remember that he played the Klingon K’Temoc in the TNG episode The Emissary.

Amazon targets one-day delivery to make up for lost tax advantage.

Skeleton found at dig may be Richard III..

Shannara fantasy novels to become US TV series.

ABC Family has released their programming schedule for their annual 13 Nights of Halloween block.

How on Earth is the Buffyverse getting a male Slayer?

Scott Allie Talks ‘Billy’ The Vampire Slayer.

TIFF Interview: Joss Whedon.

Interview: Mark Waid on Daredevil, Hulk, Insufferable and Rocketeer.

Homemade Doctor Who chess set turns Matt Smith into a king, the TARDIS into a rook.

Life Outside The TARDIS: Catherine Tate.


Now Batman Fixes Potholes, Too.

Here’s another new clip from The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1.

Alternative Costume Designs for Cass Cain as Black Bat.

Confirmed: No Extended Director’s Cut Of The Dark Knight Rises Exists Or Is Planned.

Looking back at Beauty And The Beast. The Ron Perlman series.

Tuesday Q&A: Dan Slott.

CR Sunday Interview On A Wednesday: Tim Sale and Scott Hampton.

E.T. coming to theaters, Blu-ray for 30th anniversary

Fatal Events: 10 Comic Book Crossover Character Deaths.

Benedict Cumberbatch beats Matt Smith as Sherlock wins twice at TV awards.

Discworld Fan Film Possibly The Largest Scale Fan Film Ever.

Comic Book Easter Eggs: The Many Faces of Identity Crisis.

Spoiler: Obituary For The AvX Fallen.

Top 10 Scenes Of Epic Superhero Carnage.

Trailers From Hell: Mick Garris on Ghost Story

The Girls of Tumblr’s Monster Girl Drawing Challenge.

Culling Comics in the Digital Age.

How Much Longer Until A Samurai Jack Movie?

First Clip From Frankenweenie.

The CW’s official description of season 4 of The Vampire Diaries.

Dear science: please, please name this dancing spider after Zoidberg.

Amazing New Nosferatu Poster Available Tomorrow.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Brannon Braga Returns To Star Trek With Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive

Tarzan Never Dies: Part I: 100 Years of Books and Movies.

Thale, Byzantium Find U.S. Distribution.

Robot Chicken: Nerd Lantern.

Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: New Justice League Line-Up.

3 Chicks Review Comics Podcast, Episode 43: Interviewing Greg Rucka.

Now Playing Podcast: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

The Forgotten Flix Podcast: Big Trouble In Little China (1986)

Sofa Dogs Podcast #256: The Monster Squad (1987) Commentary

Geekfest Rants Podcast Episode 105: Raiders of the Lost Ark in IMAX.

Comic Issues Podcast #83—Back To School Special.
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Mary Tamm has passed away, at the age of 62, following a battle with cancer. May she rest in peace. She played the first incarnation of Romana. I don’t believe I’ve ever actually watched anything of her episodes.

Demonoid Goes Down, Sort Of.

Google Talk Is Down. How Are You Coping With The Great Gtalk Outage of 2012? I’ve never used it before, and don’t have a clue about it--but I know there are some who likely use it a lot.

Extremely Dark Knight.

Batman’s Gotham City Map: What Does The Dark Knight’s Home Really Look Like?

How Much Would It Cost To Be Batman?

Where Was The Joker In The Dark Knight Rises? Mild spoilers for the film, and a quote from the novelization.

5 Essential Women In The Batman Universe. Leslie should have been included.

The CW’s New Slogan: TV Now.

New BBC Drama Trailer.

Grant Morrison, on being named a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire,and whether the honor makes him feel more chivalrous.

Werewolf: The Beast Among Us Trailer.

TARDIS Shed Guarded By A Dalek.

Ursula K. Le Guin: Still Battling The Powers That Be.

Maddie Hason and Alice Evans join the cast of Grimm.

Once Upon A Time Adds Lancelot. He will be played by Sinqua Walls.

The Hobbit: An Exclusive Look At Gollum Before And After.

Third Hobbit Movie: How? What? When? Why?

An interview with Len Wiseman, regarding the Total Recall remake.

J. Michael Straczynski Believes In Ghostbusters 3; Has Working Script Idea. This needs to happen.

First Behind The Scenes Footage From The Carrie Remake.

Exclusive Clip From William Shatner’s Get A Life.

Check Out Five New Character Portraits From Frankenweenie.

Marvel’s Multiple Movies: A Crowded House Of Ideas?

From Cracked: The 6 Craziest Superman Stories Ever Written (Twice).

Restoring The 1931 Bela Lugosi Dracula: Video Feature.

Secrets of the X-Men: Interrupted Romance With Colleen Wing.

Fringe Season 5 Production Halted.

Interview with Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, Part 1.

How Prometheus Should Have Ended.

Pulp Nightmare Podcast: Santa’s Slay Commentary.

And a meme, taken from othercat:
Let's do that thing where you give me a fandom I know nothing or very little about and I try to tell you about it.
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Richard Zanuck passed away on Friday, following a heart attack, at the age of 77. May he rest in peace. He produced dozens of movies, including the recently released Dark Shadows, Jaws, Alice In Wonderland, Cocoon, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Sage Stallone passed away at the age of 36. May he rest in peace. His father was told immediately after the Expendables panel at Comic Con—condolences to his family.

One of the most recent Livejournal releases managed to break the syndicated feeds. While this post says feeds are updating again, they are not. Several comments confirm that it isn’t just me.

US ‘Six Strikes’ Anti-Piracy Scheme Will Roll Out Gradually.

Rapidshare Liable For Copyright Infringement.

Comic Book Legends Revealed #375.

LeBeouf Out, Radcliffe In For Horns Adaptation.

Terry Moore To Return To Strangers In Paradise In 2013.

AfterElton interviews Jane Espenson and Brad Bell on Husbands, season 2.

A recap of the Community panel at Comic Con.

New Ghostbusters Prop Ecto Goggles Announced At Comic Con. Courtroom Ray Stantz with Tony Scoleri.

Recovered 1927 Metropolis Film Program Goes Behind The Scenes of a Sci-Fi Masterpiece.

Stan Lee Talks World of Heroes And His Movie Cameos.

Solomon Kane is finally coming out…and there’s a trailer.

6 First Look Pictures From Oz The Great And Powerful.

Comic Con Cosplay: Mister Mxyzptlk.

Best Comic Con Cosplay Gallery Ever—Thursday. The Deadman costume is my favorite.

66 costumed Comic Con fans that have to be seen to be believed. The same guy dressed as Deadman makes an appearance.

Comic Con: Eddie McClintock talks Warehouse 13.

Greystone Park Coming To VOD, DVD—from son of Oliver Stone.

Kieron Gillen Launches A Podcast.

Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog To Air On The CW.

Game of Thrones: Diana Rigg and 13 others join the cast of season 3.

China White To Appear In Arrow.

Dimestore Dames would like to hear from fans of Catwoman.

The Walking Dead returns October 14th.

Booster Gold TV Show Still On Track.

New VOD title from Rifftrax: Bloody Pit of Horror.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Musical Covers.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Natasha Calis Talk The Possession.

Comic Con 2012: Notes From The Firefly Press Conference. Firefly cast and Joss reunite 10 years later—live blog. Watch the panel in its entirety here. The Shiniest Moments From A Closed Door Q&A With The Cast of Firefly.

Interview: Cast and Crew on The CW’s Cult at SDCC.

Comic Con Interview: Atticus Shaffer of Frankenweenie.

Alexis Denisof reveals his role in The Avengers.

How Prematurely Axed TV Series Should Have Ended, According To Their Creators.

Jessica Biel Might Play Viper In The Wolverine. I’ve seen various reports ranging from offered, to cast, to only a rumor. So we’ll see.

Chris Claremont: Dead Should Mean Dead: X-Men mastermind talks the Phoenix and the flame.

The 2012 Eisner Award Winners.

Justice League and Green Lantern Panel.

Nikita Cast Previews Season 3.

Lionsgate TV Taking A Trip To Zenescope’s Wonderland.

Jack Kirby once designed costumes for a college Shakespeare play.

Retroist Podcast, Episode 116: The Golden Girls.

Pulp Nightmare Podcast: Friday the 13th Commentary.

Now Playing Podcast: Batman Begins (2005)

Movie Issues Podcast: Batman And Robin (1997)

Bad Movie Fiends Podcast #133: Showdown In Little Tokyo (1991)

For those that are interested, and have access to the channel: From 3 PM-7PM CST, G4 will be having Comic Con Live.
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Scientists Resurrect 500 Million Year Old Gene Inside Modern Organism. So many horror movies start this way.

NVIDIA Hacked, Usernames and E-Mails Stolen.

Deleted account purge in progress at Dreamwidth.

Happy Friday the 13th!

Dimestore Dames spotlights Ororo Munroe/Storm.

From Neil Gaiman himself: A new Sandman miniseries will be released in 2013.

DC reveals Before Watchmen variants by Steranko, Rude, Pope, more.

Frankenweenie Poster. Frankenweenie trailer released at Comic Con.

Great Opening Sentences From Classic Fantasy Novels.

Yes To Timothy Hunter, No To Renee Montoya: DC Comics’ The Dark And The Edge Panel.

The Asylum Is Prepping To Release Its First Theatrical Film.

The trailer for Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great And Powerful.

Trekkies Guide To San Diego Comic Con 2012.

Interview: Mike and Denise Okuda on Star Trek: TNG Blu-Ray Season 1.

Contents of Indiana Jones Quadrilogy Bonus Disc Revealed.

Mythbusters’ Adam Savage spent the day wandering Comic Con while disguised as a Nazgul.

Teen Wolf Renewed for an Extended Season 3.

Psych Comic Con Panel: Boss previews 2-hour musical episode.

Karen Gillan will be in Oculus.

Official Plot Blurb For Robocop Remake.

Hearse Converted Into Ecto-1.

IDW Ghostbusters Monthly Comic #14, Ghostbusters 100 Pack Spooktacular, The Real Ghostbusters Omnibus Solicitations.

Enjoy the nasty parts of Choose Your Own Adventure books at You Chose Wrong.

Todd Williams joins The Vampire Diaries.

This Is The Sinister Face Of Comic Con 2012.

The Giant Lego Creations of Comic Con.

Use These Interlocking Wooden Ninja Stars As Coasters, Trivets, Or Weapons.

The Fourth Clip From The Dark Knight Rises.

Back To The Future Hoverboard Cake.

Horror Etc Podcast, Episode 255: Lucio Fulci.

The Greatest Movie Ever Podcast: Crash And Burn (1990).

Film Sack Podcast #123: Night of the Comet (1984).

Comic Book Club Podcast: Geoff Johns and Eliza Skinner.
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Nearly half a million Yahoo passwords leaked following hack. If you want to see if you were on the list, you can go here and check for your e-mail—I’m safe, from the looks of it.

Kristen Chenoweth was injured on the set of The Good Wife after being hit on the head by a falling piece of lighting equipment. As a result of which, she had a seizure and was hospitalized—so best wishes to her on a speedy recovery.

First Clip From Total Recall. The international poster.

Alex Ross To Paint All Of Chris Roberson’s Masks, With The Shadow, Green Hornet And Zorro.

The Dark Knight Rises VHS Cover.

TNT Renews Falling Skies For 10 Episode Third Season.

Nickelodeon Orders Second Season Of The Legend Of Korra.

Drew Goddard Rewriting The End of World War Z. Whedonesque reacts to the news here.

A New Space Adventure Show From Buffy’s Steven DeKnight? Starz also announces a new Dracula show by J. Michael Straczynski.

Model for Max Fleischer’s Superman found to be a 1950s pro wrestler.

Face To Face With The Hobbit Trolls—The Shrounds Have Come Off Weta’s Wonderful Creations.

The Hobbit at Comic Con: Peter Jackson’s San Diego plan.

The AV Club interviews Darwyn Cooke.

Dark Shadows Movies (House of Dark Shadows and Night of Dark Shadows) Blu-Ray Covers Revealed. Very nice.

Looking back at Batman Begins.

Fall 2012 Complete Schedule For ABC, CBS, The CW, Fox, And NBC With Trailers Of New Series.

Which new TV show will be your crack? Our First Impressions.

Get Under The Cloak Of Arrow.

J. Michael Straczynski Creates Studio JMS.

Science Aims To Misbehave With Firefly-Focused Browncoats Unite Special This Fall.

Fox Gung Ho On Fantastic Four Reboot, Lock Josh Trank As Director. Meanwhile, if Fox doesn’t find a new director for Daredevil soon, the rights revert back to Marvel/Disney.

The Line It Is Drawn #97: Comic Book Characters And Star Trek Characters.

First Look At Guy Gardner On Green Lantern Animated Series.

P:R Redesign: Daniel Irizarri’s Superboy.

Pajiba recasts Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Whedonesque discusses it here. I disagree with most of the choices.

Why Did You Join Twitter? At this point in time, I have not.

Famous science fiction movies, depicted as 16th century Ottoman paintings.

The Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition Photo Gallery.

NECA Show Off Prometheus Action Figures.

Two new clips from The Dark Knight Rises.

Could We Build Star Trek’s Starship Enterprise.

Plush Spock.

First image of Skyfall’s Q.

20 Facts About Life of Brian That Might Make You Feel Like Whistling A Cheery Tune.

Digitally created portrait of Merida from Brave.

Stephanie Brown Dropped From Smallville In Favor Of Barbara Gordon?

Nerdist Writers Panel #46: Len Wein, Ed Brubaker, and Jackson Publick.
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Remembering Nora Ephron.

Megaupload Search Warrants Ruled Illegal By High Court.

Darren Lemke Tapped For Carmen Sandiego.

Rumor Control: Ryan Reynolds Not Yet Confirmed For Highlander Reboot. Okay, until they officially have an entire cast in front of a camera, and are ready for filming, I’ll quit listening to any Ryan Reynolds is/is not cast related rumors. I think this was the third or fourth time they’ve said he was, and then wasn’t.

Atari at 40.

Dark Shadows Turns 46 (sorta).

Dark Shadows Box Office Update: Over $218 Million Worldwide.

Cinematic Titanic Comes To Hulu.

Shooting Has Officially Begun On The Carrie Remake.

The New Trailer For Total Recall.

Gail Simone, Gamerati.

Hasbro To Launch New Jem And The Holograms Collectible Fashion Doll Line At SDCC 2012.

David Warner will appear in an upcoming episode of Doctor Who. Aside from who will be writing the episode, as well as the episode number, there are no spoilers at the link.

Bobby Brown’s Music Video For Ghostbusters 2 Is A Bizarre Moment In Time. I recognized Christopher Reeve on a bike, Donald Trump, Michelle Pfeiffer leaving a strip club, and Rick Moranis at a payphone—but nobody else.

Adventures Of A Rare (And Not Very Rare) Book Collector.

Locus Roundtable On Geek Culture.

The Entire Cast of Community Is Back For Season 4.

Geek Gear: Community ‘Theatre In Spacetime’

Toks Solarin’s X-Men Redesign.

From Cracked: 5 Ridiculous Things That Show Up In The Art Of Every Comic.

Spider-Man will have a teenage sidekick.

The classics come to Blu-Ray, Universal Monsters announced for October.

World premiere of restored The Curse of Frankenstein at De Montfort University on July 13th and 14th.

June 30th, 2012 Will Have 1 Extra Second

New image from The Possession.

Star Wars R2-D2 Novelty Phone.

Scaled-down Marvel Adventure theme park to open next year in Dubai.

From Think Geek: Futurama Yahtzee.

Pulp Nightmare Commentary Podcast: Children of the Corn (1984)
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Caroline John passed away on June 5th, at the age of 71. May she rest in peace. She played the Third Doctor’s companion, Dr. Elizabeth Shaw. She also played Mrs. Carnac in an episode (The Dying Detective) of the Jeremy Brett version of Sherlock Holmes, and was Stella’s Mother in the 1989 version of The Woman In Black.

Google Will Pay Nothing To Oracle In Copyright Case.

Nintendo Power Gloves For Superheroes.

Daria reruns will air on MTV for six weeks starting in August.

Happy birthday, Jaws. Watch Two Clips From The Upcoming Blu-Ray.

Fan Art: Ghostbusters vs. Beetlejuice.

Jurassic Park 4 Has Found Its Writers.

The Line It Is Drawn #95—Ray Bradbury Tribute: Comic Characters in Science Fiction Stories.

Four New Character Images From Frankenweenie.

Looking back at 1990’s Captain America.

Everybody Wants To Rule The World: 10 Superheroes Who Tried.

The CBLDF will premiere a new shirt for Heroes Con.

Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection Coming To Blu-Ray.

Alice In Wonderland Transit Map T-Shirt.

The Unsinkable Meets The Unbelievable In Aliens vs. Titanic. Yes, really.

Giant Lego men dissected by Jason Freeny.

Iconic Planet of the Apes Scene Recreated in Lego.

Hans Zimmer Will Officially Be Scoring Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel.

Digital manga service to shut down, pull books from cloud.

Space Music: Joel Hodgson Talks Riffing, MST3K, and Film Scores.

Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.

Snuffed Out, Too: More TV Series That Were Gone Too Soon. Finally, a list that remembers Women of the House.

The 25 Most Awesomely Melodramatic Archie Comics Covers.

Donald F. Glut’s Spider-Man Fan Film From 1969.

Ask Neal Stephenson anything.

Metal Men Film In The Works From Men In Black’s Barry Sonnenfeld.

Confirmation: Hobbit Trailer #2 is not new material.


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