Archive

April, 2013

  • 23 April

    Thor: The Dark World [VIDEO]

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    Well look what just hit the internet.  No explanation needed here folks, just another amazing film from Marvel in what is quickly turning into the most exciting comic book movie year EVER.  One note – this is the UK version, as Marvel’s US YouTube page doesn’t seem to have the …

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  • 23 April

    Cruise Does It Again with Oblivion

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    Tom Cruise finds himself not only soaring sky high in his new science thriller Oblivion, but also in box office numbers. Over the weekend, Oblivion has made a $37 million debut and has already passed the flim 42 and now sits at the head of the table. Cruise usually sees those kind of …

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  • 22 April

    GetGlue Collectors – Storing Your Sticker Collection

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    I’ve collected many things over the years, from Garbage Pail Kids to Funko POP!s, but little has come close to matching the fun that I had collecting baseball cards as a kid.  I can still remember taking my binder to school and showing off my collection, making trades during lunch …

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  • 21 April

    Logitech Harmony Ultimate Remote Pushes All the Right Buttons

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    It’s true there’s no shortage of candidates in the world of universal remotes. Logitech is coming off the bench again to put some numbers on the board with the Logitech Harmony Ultimate. With the company doing away with it’s Harmony-branded remote division at the end of the year, The Ultimate …

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  • 20 April

    Injustice: Gods Among Us – [Demo Review]

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    Injustice is served. And it comes with a side of Batmobile hit-and-run! DC Comics and NetherRealm have teamed up to bring you one of the most gorgeous fighting games I’ve ever played – Injustice: Gods Among Us. I’ve played the PS3 demo several times now and at least THIS is one game …

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  • 19 April

    Nightmare Before Christmas Mystery Minis – First Look

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    Artwork: The image used above is the work of GEKIMURA on DeviantArt.com. Please show some love and visit his gallery. We’ve barely had time to open our Funko Disney Mystery Minis (well, some of us at least) and word of a Game of Thrones series just hit the street last …

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  • 18 April

    R.I.P.D. – Rest in Peace Department [VIDEO]

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    Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Mary-Louise Parker and Kevin Bacon are headed your way in July in the new film R.I.P.D. – Rest in Peace Department.  The film is directed by Robert Schwentke, who also brought us RED. (he sure likes those acronyms, doesn’t he) A recently slain cop joins a …

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  • 17 April

    Patton Oswalt’s EPIC Star Wars Filibuster

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    Patton Oswalt dominated the social-sphere earlier this week with his response to the Boston Marathon tragedy and now he’s gone and done something else that deserves your full attention. In short, he’s appearing on Parks & Recreation this Thursday (one of two back-to-back episodes) where he attends a Pawnee town …

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  • 17 April

    May 4th Might be NERD Christmas

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    Earlier this week I wrote about Free Comic Book Day, but it wasn’t until I finished and posted that article that I really put two and two together.  Free Comic Book Day is on Saturday, May 4th and May the 4th is already a NERD holiday – Star Wars day! …

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  • 16 April

    Big Bang Theory Star Trek Wacky Wobblers

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    Bazinga Me Up, Scotty I wish I could take credit for that gem of a line, but that is the work of Funko, much like this great line of Wacky Wobblers that we’ll see in just a few short weeks. Season 6 of the Big Bang Theory brought us one …

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  • 15 April

    Free Comic Book Day – First Saturday in May

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    What the what? Yeah, you read that title right – FREE Comic Book Day 2013 is coming! This isn’t a scam, it isn’t spam, it’s a real thing! (sounds like Dr. Seuss). Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when …

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  • 15 April

    42 – A Quick Review

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    The original trailers for 42 piqued my interest, but a few weeks ago I saw an extended preview that really got me excited about 42, so the wife and I made sure to venture over to the Alamo DraftHouse today for opening weekend. First off, if you’re a fan of …

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  • 13 April

    The 6.3-inch Samsung Galaxy Mega – Does Size Really Matter?

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    Just when you thought cell phone case-makers had forgiven you for buying the Galaxy Note II or the Galaxy S3, think again. Apparently Samsung is trying to push the limits of the common garment mainstay known as the pocket. You have to love their confidence. The Galaxy Mega will come in 2 models: 6.3 …

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  • 12 April

    Gamers Unite! – a Tool for “Non-Gamers”

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    Are you a Facebook game junkie, regularly getting a fix from Farmville, CoasterVille, Chefville, Marvel: Avengers Alliance, etc. ? Most people wouldn’t consider you a gamer because of this, but with the plethora of addictive games available on the social network, it’s easy for anyone to spend hours (maybe more …

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  • 11 April

    Game of Thrones Funko Mystery Minis – Winter it’s Coming!

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    We still haven’t seen our shipment of Funko Disney Mystery Minis (can’t wait til they arrive) and already news of another MUST-HAVE blind box series is hitting the interwebs.  Thanks to a post on the Facebook page of Funko POP! Vinyl Figures Fan Page earlier this morning, we now have a good …

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