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4 Comics to Check Out This Summer

The world of monthly comic books can be pretty overwhelming. But don’t worry, I’m here to help thin the herd. Here’s a couple of new series to look out for this summer. TRINITY WAR When can I read it? Begins ...

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The new dirty word: Amazon

It seems like in the past few weeks, Amazon has constantly been in the news. It certainly begs the question whether ‘all publicity is good publicity’. Especially in the publishing industry, Amazon has become a dirty word. For the last ...

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Ageism in Hollywood

Actress Huong “Junie” Hoang lost her lawsuit against (amazon-owned) internet giant IMDb yesterday. She sued IMDb after they published her ‘real’ age – claiming that she lost out on potential acting jobs as a result. The information surrounding the case is a ...

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Castle: 100 episodes

My mother loves crime procedurals and I used to watch many of them with her. You name it, she watched it: Jag, NCIS, Frost, Lewis, Morse, Poirot, New Tricks, Midsummer Murders, etc. Ok, so quite a few of them are ...

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Kickstarter: Crowd funding, yay or nay?

Kickstarter first caught my attention last year when a friend put out a call on facebook to get enough money together to purchase a ‘house party’ by contributing to Amanda Palmer’s Kickstarter campaign. I had been a big Dresden Dolls ...

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Veronica Mars: Kickstarter success

It’s all over the Internet: the Veronica Mars movie is actually (finally) going to happen. Warner Bros Studios (rather cheekily, if you ask me… and MovieBob at the Escapist) told Rob Thomas (creator of the show) that they would make ...

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