Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 12, 2013: Sharknado, The Next Doctor, Pacific Rim, and a Mia Farrow/Philip Roth Caper that didn’t Happen.
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Fried-Day News Nuggets: July 12, 2013: Sharknado, The Next Doctor, Pacific Rim, and a Mia Farrow/Philip Roth Caper that didn’t Happen.

This week, Sharknado, the car wreck of a flick that ran on Sy Fy dominated the social media sites and incited many to near violence. Why is this dreck being made and why am I now giving them free promotion? Ugh. We got a glimpse of David Bradley in the upcoming Adventures in Time and … Continue reading

The Tokyo Game Show: An Overview
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The Tokyo Game Show: An Overview

This video game expo, sponsored by the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) and the Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. is held once a year over a 3 or 4-day period (This year it was held June 28th), and is currently the largest of its kind. The first two days are for businesses only and the last two are … Continue reading

Fried-Day News Nuggets, June 21, 2013: Bite Sized Speculative News For Your Consumption
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Fried-Day News Nuggets, June 21, 2013: Bite Sized Speculative News For Your Consumption

First things first, there is a SuperMoon this weekend, but this article claims it is over-hyped and won’t be that special. Enh, go look at it with your loved ones anyway. http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/06/20/supermoon_big_bright_moon_but_no_more_than_usual.html This article about book-to-movie adaptations caught my eye today. http://www.blastr.com/2013-6-20/8-big-book-movie-adaptation-changes-we-loved-plus-3-we-hated And Gene Roddenberry’s ashes are headed to space, my dears. The Final Frontier. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/20/gene-roddenberry-star-trek-remains-space_n_3474455.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment Joss Whedon … Continue reading

Deep Fried-Day News Nuggets, May 24, 2013
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Deep Fried-Day News Nuggets, May 24, 2013

An article about why fighting over the Disney princess change in Merida’s appearance is vitally important. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brenda-chapman/staying-true-to-merida_b_3322472.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment&ir=Entertainment Two films might have a struggle over the casting of Quiksilver for X-Men: Days of Future Past. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/23/quicksilver-x-men-evan-peters_n_3328198.html?utm_hp_ref=entertainment Here is a new Dystopian novel that uses actual real science which is refreshing. http://io9.com/wow-a-dystopian-coming-of-age-novel-with-actual-real-s-509624835 3-D Printers were all up in the news … Continue reading

The Future of Toys is Written All Over Your Face
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The Future of Toys is Written All Over Your Face

Oh my Gahhhhhhh. This weirds me out hardcore. I don’t know whether to be incredibly impressed or freaked the heck out and hit those things with a baseball bat until they die. Gahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A Japanese company is 3D printing real people’s faces on toys : http://huff.to/13J9mil Things are only going to get weirder from here on out. … Continue reading