Fried-Day News Nuggets, August 23, 2013: Batman, Regeneration, and Scotty Sounds Off
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Fried-Day News Nuggets, August 23, 2013: Batman, Regeneration, and Scotty Sounds Off

This week, much exploding happened whether fans were caterwauling about their fandoms’ latest announcements or Simon Pegg was voicing his opinion of fans’ opinions, so here is the News of this week in Sci Fi, Fantasy, Science, and Geek: News of Ben Affleck playing Batman in the Man of Steel sequel caused the internet to … Continue reading

Jupiter Ascending (With An Aside of Mars Becomes Venus)
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Jupiter Ascending (With An Aside of Mars Becomes Venus)

Possible SPOILERS for The Lunar Chronicles Book Series by Marissa Meyer. This summer I saw photos at Io9 of some of the characters from the upcoming film, Jupiter Ascending, looking like something straight out of  Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette crossed with albino-ed Cyberpunk, but I admit that until today, I knew little else of the … Continue reading

Ray Bradbury Had a Zine
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Ray Bradbury Had a Zine

Ever wonder what Ray Bradbury’s writing was like when he was a teenager?  Wonder no more. at the Gutenberg link from io9 you can read four issues of his high school zine, Futuria Fantasia. Our accompanying photo is of a teenage Ray with Marlene Dietrich. Dang, cool even in school. Not fair. http://io9.com/read-the-zine-that-young-ray-bradbury-started-in-1939-1168990924 Related articles … Continue reading

Fried-Day News Nuggets: August 9, 2013
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Fried-Day News Nuggets: August 9, 2013

1. Back to the Future was in the news a lot today. This side by side comparison of Back the Future II’s aging make up is amusing and not so far off base. http://io9.com/how-back-to-the-future-iis-old-make-up-compares-to-a-1070414210 Here is an article on how BTTF got the future right. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/08/back-to-the-future-then-and-now_n_3727567.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment And this week, Crispin Glover revealed the real reason … Continue reading

Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 26, 2013: Comic Con, Godzilla, Gaiman, and More
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Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 26, 2013: Comic Con, Godzilla, Gaiman, and More

First off, this week saw Whovians across the globe, but particularly in the UK, losing their Who religion and getting absolutely nuclear level incensed over the release of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary trailer at San Diego Comic Con last weekend. They were especially angry since it was not released on line within hours of … Continue reading

Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 19, 2013 (Sallie’s Birthday!)
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Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 19, 2013 (Sallie’s Birthday!)

San Diego Comic Con is in full swing, so here is a round up about the first day. http://www.nerdist.com/2013/07/comic-con-day-1-round-up-sherlock-archie-more/ and as a bonus, an article on some types of cosplayers one would see there. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/18/comic-con-cosplay-2013_n_3616221.html and here is why Matt Smith decided to stop being the Doctor. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-s4ItNhmVY and even more astounding cosplay, http://io9.com/the-most-astounding-cosplay-weve-seen-at-comic-con-so-834303922 Here are some gorgeous, recently released cover drawings by … Continue reading