Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Pokemon Event: Mew!

Posted: February 4, 2016 by Ian Gaudreau in Gamenomics - Video Games, General, Nintendo
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If you are like me, you have likely been dying to get your hands on a new Mew. Fortunately, as part of the 20 Years of Pokémon Celebration, February is dedicated to a truly fan favorite, Mew.

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How to Be Happy

Posted: November 19, 2014 by Kristilyn Waite in Art, General
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Happiness is a multi-billion dollar industry. People need help. And in this day and age, they need help navigating a veritable maelstrom of self-help options. Mindfulness workshops. Gratitude challenges. These wellness communities have sprung up all over, well intentioned, but not necessarily effective. Inner-strength and calm is a personal quest, made more elusive and difficult than ever before with the frenetic conditions we call modernity. It’s no laughing matter. But reading Eleanor Davis’s How to Be Happy might help you to do just that. Laugh.

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BOOM! imprint Archaia is doing this cool little series inspired by the Jim Henson Storyteller television series that aired in the late eighties and early nineties. S.M Vidaurri’s The Magic Swan Goose and the Lord of the Forest is the first of four tales in The Storyteller: Witches run. If this is any indication of what’s to come, we’ve got a lot of looking forward to do.

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Despite benevolent intentions, organized religion has facilitated, provoked, and justified acts heinous and horrific enough to make anyone paying attention a bit Godsick. That said, Joanne Sfar’s The Rabbi’s Cat is a breath of fresh air. Set in 1930’s Algeria, a time and place in which Arabs and Jews were able to coexist, and narrated by Majrum, the cat, this story offers a fresh outsider’s perspective on religion with a healthy dose of humor.

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Ultimate Deadpool Photobombs

Posted: September 9, 2014 by Brie Young in General, Marvel, Movies & Television
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The original "Amazing Spider-Man" #33 cover (L) and the "Amazing Spider-Man" #7 Deadpool Variant by Michael Golden.

The original “Amazing Spider-Man” #33 cover (L) and the “Amazing Spider-Man” #7 Deadpool Variant by Michael Golden.

Deadpool is known for sass and wit– so for Marvel’s 75th anniversary its pretty in his character to photobomb the iconic covers in marvel’s history. 

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Dwayne Johnson confirmed via Twitter he will be joining DC Comic’s and Warner Brother’s production of Shazam as Black Adam. After months of rumors, Johnson accepted the DC’s plan to produce the Shazam film, written by Darren Lemke. 

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With four days left until the series 8 premiere of Doctor Who—the “Final Countdown” by Europe plays in the background—fans are gearing up with constant reruns to calm the anticipation of the “oncoming storm”. Hold onto your seat, there’s going to be dinosaurs.

*Warning: the following contains Doctor Who spoilers and many obscure Whovian references throughout. Geronimo.

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