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Faux Pas or Lack of Judgment? AKB48 Member Embroiled in Controversy

Faux Pas or Lack of Judgment? AKB48 Member Embroiled in Controversy

Jan 31, 2013

Editor’s Note: This article contains images that may be considered NSFW. Please exercise caution. So it’s been over a week now, but this is still something that fans of the J-Pop band AKB48 are still talking about. I wanted to just chalk it up to them trying to do something cute but accidentally crossed the line, but after what I read about the incident...

Follow the Bread Crumbs to Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Follow the Bread Crumbs to Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Jan 31, 2013

Title: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Distributor: Paramount Picture Director: Tommy Wirkola Starring: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare Release Date: January 25, 2013 Description: Catching up with Hansel and Gretel 15 years after their incident involving a gingerbread house, the siblings have evolved into bounty hunters who hunt...

New Writer, New Focus; Demon Knights #16

New Writer, New Focus; Demon Knights #16

Jan 31, 2013

I’ve been reading Demon Knights since the beginning and have loved every issue of it.  Paul Cornell created the most original and still running concept at DC – as a genre fusion book, it boils down to one part superhero comic and one part medieval fantasy tale. All that greatness being said, I’d always had a problem with Cornell’s seeming lack of focus...

Help Stop the Assault on Video Games by Lawmakers

Help Stop the Assault on Video Games by Lawmakers

Jan 30, 2013

As a supporter of the Entertainment Consumers Association (The ECA), I have followed closely just how far some politicians and advocacy groups will go to in order to vilify video game and hold video games and gamers responsible for unspeakable tragedies that have occurred over the years. Ever since the Legislative branch of the government took aim at Mortal...

Mickey’s Toontown Celebrates 20 Years of Fun

Mickey’s Toontown Celebrates 20 Years of Fun

Jan 30, 2013

January 24, 2013 marked a great anniversary within the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. It marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of Mickey’s Toontown. Now I remember going a couple of months after it had just opened with my aunts and brothers and sister. My parents couldn’t make it since my mom had just had my youngest brother a couple of weeks...