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  • Aiden Pierce is the protagonist of this open World Third-Person Action Adventure game.  It’s set in modern day Chicago where the city government is corrupt.  You (as Aiden Pierce) are trying to take down and expose the corrupt officials using the grey area world between mainstream society and the criminal underground. Surveillance is an important mechanic in the game.  We’ll be able to use Aiden’s in-game cell phone for doing things like manipulating traffic lights to cause accidents, listening in on people’s phone calls, and identifying strangers.  We can also hack into personal profiles, employment files, medical reports, and get other info on them.  The game looks really cool while you’re using the surveillance systems in the gameplay footage I’ve […]

    Watch Dogs

    Aiden Pierce is the protagonist of this open World Third-Person Action Adventure game.  It’s set in modern day Chicago where the city government is corrupt.  You (as Aiden Pierce) are trying to take down and expose the corrupt officials using the grey area world between mainstream society and the criminal underground. Surveillance is an important mechanic in the game.  We’ll be able to use Aiden’s in-game cell phone for doing things like manipulating traffic lights to cause accidents, listening in on people’s phone calls, and identifying strangers.  We can also hack into personal profiles, employment files, medical reports, and get other info on them.  The game looks really cool while you’re using the surveillance systems in the gameplay footage I’ve […]

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  • . In this new steam punk inspired world, you’ll be a supernatural powered former bodyguard of an assassinated empress and framed for her murder…  Your environment is based on a whaling city, and similar to an old London with futuristic and paranormal aspects to it. . . Teleportation, Possession, Stopping Time, and Double Jumping are just a handful of tools that will be at your disposal.  One of the most intriguing things that I’ve seen from the game so far is the ability to combine different powers to compound aspects of what you’re trying to accomplish.  Mix teleporting with double jumps to cover ground and distance that would make Parkour fans salivate.  Stop time, possess people and move them around… It’s all fair game in this […]

    Dishonored

    . In this new steam punk inspired world, you’ll be a supernatural powered former bodyguard of an assassinated empress and framed for her murder…  Your environment is based on a whaling city, and similar to an old London with futuristic and paranormal aspects to it. . . Teleportation, Possession, Stopping Time, and Double Jumping are just a handful of tools that will be at your disposal.  One of the most intriguing things that I’ve seen from the game so far is the ability to combine different powers to compound aspects of what you’re trying to accomplish.  Mix teleporting with double jumps to cover ground and distance that would make Parkour fans salivate.  Stop time, possess people and move them around… It’s all fair game in this […]

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  • Magic Celebration is Saturday September 8th at your local participating hobby store / card shop!  You can go to wizards.com/locator to find the nearest one. It is a free event that people both experienced and new to Magic can attend and have lots of fun.  You’ll go home with at least one free 2013 Core Set booster pack, but possibly a lot more stuff.  There should be a variety of games to play, including different Mini-Master games.  There are a couple ways to play Mini-Master and if you haven’t tried them, you might find you like this challenging format.   One way is that you and an opponent each take a sealed booster pack, open them and each add 3 of […]

    Magic: The Gathering Celebration Event

    Magic Celebration is Saturday September 8th at your local participating hobby store / card shop!  You can go to wizards.com/locator to find the nearest one. It is a free event that people both experienced and new to Magic can attend and have lots of fun.  You’ll go home with at least one free 2013 Core Set booster pack, but possibly a lot more stuff.  There should be a variety of games to play, including different Mini-Master games.  There are a couple ways to play Mini-Master and if you haven’t tried them, you might find you like this challenging format.   One way is that you and an opponent each take a sealed booster pack, open them and each add 3 of […]

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  • The new 2013 Core Set of Magic: The Gathering is out now.  There are classic cards, modern favorites, and some brand new cards to the world of Magic.    Here are some interesting M13 cards that I would love to pull from a pack:   Odric, Master Tactician (Converted mana cost of 4 total, 2 are Plains)   3/4 Human Soldier Legendary Creature When Odric attacks you choose which creatures block and how.  Odric’s ability to grant you the choice of defenders can be extremely useful.  You can slip creatures with infect through to land Poison Counters on your opponent, you can kill off enemy creatures using match ups that are in your favor, you can kill off your own creatures to potentially trigger passive abilities of other cards, […]

    Magic: The Gathering 2013 Core Set

    The new 2013 Core Set of Magic: The Gathering is out now.  There are classic cards, modern favorites, and some brand new cards to the world of Magic.    Here are some interesting M13 cards that I would love to pull from a pack:   Odric, Master Tactician (Converted mana cost of 4 total, 2 are Plains)   3/4 Human Soldier Legendary Creature When Odric attacks you choose which creatures block and how.  Odric’s ability to grant you the choice of defenders can be extremely useful.  You can slip creatures with infect through to land Poison Counters on your opponent, you can kill off enemy creatures using match ups that are in your favor, you can kill off your own creatures to potentially trigger passive abilities of other cards, […]

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  • Aiden Pierce is the protagonist of this open World Third-Person Action Adventure game.  It’s set in modern day Chicago where the city government is corrupt.  You (as Aiden Pierce) are trying to take down and expose the corrupt officials using the grey area world between mainstream society and the criminal underground. Surveillance is an important mechanic in the game.  We’ll be able to use Aiden’s in-game cell phone for doing things like manipulating traffic lights to cause accidents, listening in on people’s phone calls, and identifying strangers.  We can also hack into personal profiles, employment files, medical reports, and get other info on them.  The game looks really cool while you’re using the surveillance systems in the gameplay footage I’ve […]

    Watch Dogs

    Aiden Pierce is the protagonist of this open World Third-Person Action Adventure game.  It’s set in modern day Chicago where the city government is corrupt.  You (as Aiden Pierce) are trying to take down and expose the corrupt officials using the grey area world between mainstream society and the criminal underground. Surveillance is an important mechanic in the game.  We’ll be able to use Aiden’s in-game cell phone for doing things like manipulating traffic lights to cause accidents, listening in on people’s phone calls, and identifying strangers.  We can also hack into personal profiles, employment files, medical reports, and get other info on them.  The game looks really cool while you’re using the surveillance systems in the gameplay footage I’ve […]

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  • Dawnguard is Skyrim’s first expansion.  It’s not just added stuff to bolster what we have, there is a lot of new content as well.  We’ll be able to join the Dawnguard or become a Vampire Lord.   Killing people as a Vampire Lord opens a new skill tree to level up.  The more Vampiric carnage you cause, the more you can upgrade your Vampire Lord abilities.  Some of the new powers include: Summoning Gargoyles, Turning into a cloud of Bats, Slowing Time, inflicting Instant Paralysis, and Flight (Although it looks like hovering.  I’m not yet sure if we can fly over Skyrim, especially because the developers have previously stated that they took away the Levitation spell because they didn’t want […]

    Dawnguard, Skyrim: Elder Scrolls V

    Dawnguard is Skyrim’s first expansion.  It’s not just added stuff to bolster what we have, there is a lot of new content as well.  We’ll be able to join the Dawnguard or become a Vampire Lord.   Killing people as a Vampire Lord opens a new skill tree to level up.  The more Vampiric carnage you cause, the more you can upgrade your Vampire Lord abilities.  Some of the new powers include: Summoning Gargoyles, Turning into a cloud of Bats, Slowing Time, inflicting Instant Paralysis, and Flight (Although it looks like hovering.  I’m not yet sure if we can fly over Skyrim, especially because the developers have previously stated that they took away the Levitation spell because they didn’t want […]

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  • Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for some Comic Book storylines from Marvel Comics… The Iron Patriot is the highly visible leader of the (Dark) Avengers during the Dark Reign story arc.  Superficially he looks like a Red, White, and Blue version of Iron Man.  But a long series of events transpired leading to the creation and implementation of The Iron Patriot armor. Nick Fury was the long time director of SHIELD but he left abruptly after the discovery that he was behind a devastating attack of Dr. Doom’s home country Latveria.  Maria Hill was director for a while but The Invincible Iron Man, Tony Stark took the lead through The Civil War and The Initiative story arcs.  Alien Skrulls invaded Earth […]

    The Iron Patriot

    Warning: Minor spoilers ahead for some Comic Book storylines from Marvel Comics… The Iron Patriot is the highly visible leader of the (Dark) Avengers during the Dark Reign story arc.  Superficially he looks like a Red, White, and Blue version of Iron Man.  But a long series of events transpired leading to the creation and implementation of The Iron Patriot armor. Nick Fury was the long time director of SHIELD but he left abruptly after the discovery that he was behind a devastating attack of Dr. Doom’s home country Latveria.  Maria Hill was director for a while but The Invincible Iron Man, Tony Stark took the lead through The Civil War and The Initiative story arcs.  Alien Skrulls invaded Earth […]

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  • You’re a Native American assassin named Conner.  It’s 1775 and you’re in the American Colonies, early on in the beginning stages of the American Revolution before the Declaration of Independence was signed.  You have some trusty blades of course, a bow with arrows, firearms, and a bad ass Tomahawk. You’re going to be able to “tree-run” which is like Parkour through the forest.  You can not only finally climb trees in the world of Assassin’s Creed, but you can run, jump, and swing through the trees. The scenery in the Eastern US is beautiful and the new weather system makes the environment immersive and more realistic. AC3 introduces Naval Combat where you’re manning a ship on the open seas.  Steer […]

    Assassins Creed 3

    You’re a Native American assassin named Conner.  It’s 1775 and you’re in the American Colonies, early on in the beginning stages of the American Revolution before the Declaration of Independence was signed.  You have some trusty blades of course, a bow with arrows, firearms, and a bad ass Tomahawk. You’re going to be able to “tree-run” which is like Parkour through the forest.  You can not only finally climb trees in the world of Assassin’s Creed, but you can run, jump, and swing through the trees. The scenery in the Eastern US is beautiful and the new weather system makes the environment immersive and more realistic. AC3 introduces Naval Combat where you’re manning a ship on the open seas.  Steer […]

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  • 343 industries is making the new saga which will be at least a trilogy. At the end of Halo 3, Master Chief and Cortana are sent adrift into deep space.  After beating the game on Legendary, you see a preview of a planet they are drifting towards.  That planet is Requiem, a vast and diverse land that Master Chief and Cortana end up crash landing on.   In Halo 4 we’ll finally meet an entirely new class of enemy, a species called the Prometheans.  They work together against you.  A Promethean Knight that you have to face may spawn Watchers to shield and defend them, plus watchers can summon Crawlers and even resurrect the Promethean Knight. Crawlers are manageable one on one […]

    HALO 4

    343 industries is making the new saga which will be at least a trilogy. At the end of Halo 3, Master Chief and Cortana are sent adrift into deep space.  After beating the game on Legendary, you see a preview of a planet they are drifting towards.  That planet is Requiem, a vast and diverse land that Master Chief and Cortana end up crash landing on.   In Halo 4 we’ll finally meet an entirely new class of enemy, a species called the Prometheans.  They work together against you.  A Promethean Knight that you have to face may spawn Watchers to shield and defend them, plus watchers can summon Crawlers and even resurrect the Promethean Knight. Crawlers are manageable one on one […]

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  • A Real Time Strategy game for the social gamer, Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North is an entertaining FREE game that is available for download in the iTunes App Store. When you start there is a tutorial that walks you through what to do. How to build cottages to increase your population, farms for food to feed your subjects and other resource fields to gain ore, wood, and stone as well. You tax your people for gold, the higher the tax, the faster your population’s happiness goes down. Building a barracks (more than one) is key to success, especially early on. It’s pretty easy to learn but there are many moving parts that you have to keep track of. […]

    Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North

    A Real Time Strategy game for the social gamer, Kingdoms of Camelot: Battle for the North is an entertaining FREE game that is available for download in the iTunes App Store. When you start there is a tutorial that walks you through what to do. How to build cottages to increase your population, farms for food to feed your subjects and other resource fields to gain ore, wood, and stone as well. You tax your people for gold, the higher the tax, the faster your population’s happiness goes down. Building a barracks (more than one) is key to success, especially early on. It’s pretty easy to learn but there are many moving parts that you have to keep track of. […]

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  •   ***Caution: Minor Spoilers*** People are looking for The Dragon Priest Volsung in Skyrim… The short answer that seems to be going around is that Volsung can be found at the end of the “Volskygge Dungeon” in Haarfingar, but he is actually out in the open. If you like, you can start by clearing out Volskygge of bandits and Draugar and at the very end you’ll exit a door that puts you in front of a word wall where you learn a new dragon shout (a couple hours after entering the dungeon).  But you CAN go straight to the wall, learn the word, defeat the undead priest, grab the loot including the Volsung Dragon Priest Mask, and be on your […]

    Volsung in Skyrim

      ***Caution: Minor Spoilers*** People are looking for The Dragon Priest Volsung in Skyrim… The short answer that seems to be going around is that Volsung can be found at the end of the “Volskygge Dungeon” in Haarfingar, but he is actually out in the open. If you like, you can start by clearing out Volskygge of bandits and Draugar and at the very end you’ll exit a door that puts you in front of a word wall where you learn a new dragon shout (a couple hours after entering the dungeon).  But you CAN go straight to the wall, learn the word, defeat the undead priest, grab the loot including the Volsung Dragon Priest Mask, and be on your […]

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  • My 9 year-old nephew Justice loved it, I liked it, and lots of “hardcore gamers” I know HATE it.  I say “to each their own.” In yet another case of “what are you looking for in a game?” Here’s an in-depth review worth reading: The video game X-Men: Destiny is based on the X-Men comic book series.  Mike Carey (writer from the X-Men: Legacy comic book series) wrote the story for the game.  It flows really well with the X-Men story arcs before the current Schism/Regenesis stories. When you start playing X-Men: Destiny you choose to be one of three all new characters (Aimi Yoshida, Grant Alexander, and Adrian Luca) and you get one of three new mutant powers (Energy […]

    X-Men: Destiny

    My 9 year-old nephew Justice loved it, I liked it, and lots of “hardcore gamers” I know HATE it.  I say “to each their own.” In yet another case of “what are you looking for in a game?” Here’s an in-depth review worth reading: The video game X-Men: Destiny is based on the X-Men comic book series.  Mike Carey (writer from the X-Men: Legacy comic book series) wrote the story for the game.  It flows really well with the X-Men story arcs before the current Schism/Regenesis stories. When you start playing X-Men: Destiny you choose to be one of three all new characters (Aimi Yoshida, Grant Alexander, and Adrian Luca) and you get one of three new mutant powers (Energy […]

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  • There’s a new web-series about a team of superheroes, but The Collectibles isn’t your run of the mill superhero show.  These heroes live in a somewhat realistic world where astronomical rates for liability insurance have driven super-humans to seek funding from corporate sponsorships.  The show is filmed in documentary style so the characters are aware of, and interact with, the cameras.  It’s like The Office if the main characters had superpowers and were saving the world instead of selling paper. We won’t be seeing any action sequences though.  This web-series focuses on the group of characters, their daily grind, and the frustrations of the world they live in.  We get a behind the scenes peek at the interactions between heroes […]

    The Collectibles

    There’s a new web-series about a team of superheroes, but The Collectibles isn’t your run of the mill superhero show.  These heroes live in a somewhat realistic world where astronomical rates for liability insurance have driven super-humans to seek funding from corporate sponsorships.  The show is filmed in documentary style so the characters are aware of, and interact with, the cameras.  It’s like The Office if the main characters had superpowers and were saving the world instead of selling paper. We won’t be seeing any action sequences though.  This web-series focuses on the group of characters, their daily grind, and the frustrations of the world they live in.  We get a behind the scenes peek at the interactions between heroes […]

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  • A reader of ours asked us to swing by the Minecraft booth at PAX, so I set a personal mission to do exactly that.  I found the Mojang set up and met with Brad Baldo.  Brad graciously walked me through the game, patiently explaining things to me.  He asked if I was familiar with the game and my unfortunate response was “Isn’t this the game that people use to make 8-bit art?” NOT the best way to start things off but Brad is the man.  Yes, this game is limited by your imagination as far as shaping your landscapes.  In an era where fans line up at Q&A sessions to ask about the lineality of a game, this game is […]

    Minecraft

    A reader of ours asked us to swing by the Minecraft booth at PAX, so I set a personal mission to do exactly that.  I found the Mojang set up and met with Brad Baldo.  Brad graciously walked me through the game, patiently explaining things to me.  He asked if I was familiar with the game and my unfortunate response was “Isn’t this the game that people use to make 8-bit art?” NOT the best way to start things off but Brad is the man.  Yes, this game is limited by your imagination as far as shaping your landscapes.  In an era where fans line up at Q&A sessions to ask about the lineality of a game, this game is […]

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  • SKYRIM Questions answered for our NERD TREK readers at PAX Prime 2011: Our time with Bethesda was limited so we couldn’t ask every question you submitted, but I think we did a pretty good job.   One of the guys from Bethesda told us that ours were the best string of questions by one media outlet he’s ever heard.  I credited the NERD TREK readers and he said he was very impressed.  Great job guys!  Here you go: Toney asked: Will there be Daedric Shrine quests? This question opened a can of worms.  Matt Carofano said that they have intentionally avoided confirming or denying this.  He said that they have NOT really talked about it yet.  Since the press demo […]

    Skyrim Answers from Bethesda!!

    SKYRIM Questions answered for our NERD TREK readers at PAX Prime 2011: Our time with Bethesda was limited so we couldn’t ask every question you submitted, but I think we did a pretty good job.   One of the guys from Bethesda told us that ours were the best string of questions by one media outlet he’s ever heard.  I credited the NERD TREK readers and he said he was very impressed.  Great job guys!  Here you go: Toney asked: Will there be Daedric Shrine quests? This question opened a can of worms.  Matt Carofano said that they have intentionally avoided confirming or denying this.  He said that they have NOT really talked about it yet.  Since the press demo […]

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  • “Red vs. Blue” is a web series that was created years ago by the geniuses over at Rooster Teeth Productions.  Red vs. Blue, also known as RvB, is a web video series of characters set in a team slayer match of Halo.  The Reds (Sarge, Simmons, Grif, and Donut) are matched against the Blue team (Church, Tucker, and Caboose) in a canyon named “Blood Gulch” which is a popular map for multi-player team battles in the Halo series.  As you watch the 8 seasons currently published, new characters including  Tex, Lopez, Sheila, Flowers, Doc, Sister, Wash, Meta, and many more are introduced. The teams find themselves in one precarious situation after the other, all the while learning more and more about […]

    Red vs Blue

    “Red vs. Blue” is a web series that was created years ago by the geniuses over at Rooster Teeth Productions.  Red vs. Blue, also known as RvB, is a web video series of characters set in a team slayer match of Halo.  The Reds (Sarge, Simmons, Grif, and Donut) are matched against the Blue team (Church, Tucker, and Caboose) in a canyon named “Blood Gulch” which is a popular map for multi-player team battles in the Halo series.  As you watch the 8 seasons currently published, new characters including  Tex, Lopez, Sheila, Flowers, Doc, Sister, Wash, Meta, and many more are introduced. The teams find themselves in one precarious situation after the other, all the while learning more and more about […]

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  • I am a fan of Thor, both in Norwegian theology and in the pages of Marvel Comic books.  That said, I had high expectations for the movie released May 6, 2011.  If you want the short: Thor is epic!  Go see it.  Thor has a wonderful mix for a movie with action, comic relief, and a star studded cast.  You do not have to be into comic books to thoroughly enjoy this film.  Even if you would rather save money by seeing it in 2D instead of paying for a 3D IMAX experience, Thor is a fantastic work of art. For those of you that want the long: With any modern movie (especially movies aimed at a large range of […]

    Thor

    I am a fan of Thor, both in Norwegian theology and in the pages of Marvel Comic books.  That said, I had high expectations for the movie released May 6, 2011.  If you want the short: Thor is epic!  Go see it.  Thor has a wonderful mix for a movie with action, comic relief, and a star studded cast.  You do not have to be into comic books to thoroughly enjoy this film.  Even if you would rather save money by seeing it in 2D instead of paying for a 3D IMAX experience, Thor is a fantastic work of art. For those of you that want the long: With any modern movie (especially movies aimed at a large range of […]

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  • By now you’ve probably all heard that the monthly membership cost is going up.  The price increase affects new members immediately, while existing customers will be seeing a price increase by September of 2011.  I know, I know, it IS a huge bummer to lose out on a few extra bucks a month, it adds up!  Should we be grandfathered in?  I think so.  Netflix disagrees with me.  I’m the kinda of guy that sees a glass with water in it, and I’ll try be thankful that I have water, as opposed to focusing on how empty the glass is, but it’s tough to swallow another hit to the pocket book… Hopefully this helps… New to Netflix Instant Streaming:   […]

    Netflix

    By now you’ve probably all heard that the monthly membership cost is going up.  The price increase affects new members immediately, while existing customers will be seeing a price increase by September of 2011.  I know, I know, it IS a huge bummer to lose out on a few extra bucks a month, it adds up!  Should we be grandfathered in?  I think so.  Netflix disagrees with me.  I’m the kinda of guy that sees a glass with water in it, and I’ll try be thankful that I have water, as opposed to focusing on how empty the glass is, but it’s tough to swallow another hit to the pocket book… Hopefully this helps… New to Netflix Instant Streaming:   […]

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  • Here’s a list of video games that I’d like to see more information on, if I’m not already anxiously awaiting the release.  Most of them come out by the end of the year 2011, but there are a couple early previews for 2012…   Assassins Creed: Revelations The city looks beautiful.  This game takes place in Constantinople after the events of Brotherhood.  You’ll be looking for 5 keys to unlock the library.  Eighty-five percent of the city is sloped.  Zip lines utilizing the new hook blade are often used since the city is so sloped.  The hook blade is vicious.  It’s really cool.  You can tear into people and finish enemies with some interesting moves using the hook blade.  You can use a smoke bomb and “Eagle Sense” (like eagle […]

    Upcoming video games 2011

    Here’s a list of video games that I’d like to see more information on, if I’m not already anxiously awaiting the release.  Most of them come out by the end of the year 2011, but there are a couple early previews for 2012…   Assassins Creed: Revelations The city looks beautiful.  This game takes place in Constantinople after the events of Brotherhood.  You’ll be looking for 5 keys to unlock the library.  Eighty-five percent of the city is sloped.  Zip lines utilizing the new hook blade are often used since the city is so sloped.  The hook blade is vicious.  It’s really cool.  You can tear into people and finish enemies with some interesting moves using the hook blade.  You can use a smoke bomb and “Eagle Sense” (like eagle […]

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  • Forget about X-men Origins: Wolverine… A difficult task, I know, but this new movie shouldn’t have anything to do with the characters that were terribly jammed into the first Wolverine movie. The new movie, titled The Wolverine, will NOT be a sequel to the abominable “BarakaPool” story line, according to director Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan).  With Aronofsky at the helm and writer Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects, The way of the Gun, Valkyrie, The Tourist) penning the screen play, I am intrigued. In the comic book world, Wolverine was created by writer Len Wein and artist John Romita. Here is one of John Romita’s concept sketches for the Wolverine: Wolverine was introduced to us […]

    The Wolverine

    Forget about X-men Origins: Wolverine… A difficult task, I know, but this new movie shouldn’t have anything to do with the characters that were terribly jammed into the first Wolverine movie. The new movie, titled The Wolverine, will NOT be a sequel to the abominable “BarakaPool” story line, according to director Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan).  With Aronofsky at the helm and writer Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects, The way of the Gun, Valkyrie, The Tourist) penning the screen play, I am intrigued. In the comic book world, Wolverine was created by writer Len Wein and artist John Romita. Here is one of John Romita’s concept sketches for the Wolverine: Wolverine was introduced to us […]

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  • Months ago I read something about a Northern Italian restaurant named Spinasse that is located on 14th Ave in Seattle.  They supposedly had a creative menu designed by a young, up and coming superstar chef.  I filed it away in the back of my mind and went on with my eating adventures at many other places. In July, Food + Wine released their issue that included the “Best New Chefs of 2010” and Jason Stratton of Spinasse was on that list.  He joins previous winners Thomas Keller of the French Laundry, Daniel Boulud of New York’s Daniel, David Chang of Momofuku and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio, among others.  We’re talking some top notch culinary masters on a prestigious list. […]

    Spinasse Restaurant – Seattle

    Months ago I read something about a Northern Italian restaurant named Spinasse that is located on 14th Ave in Seattle.  They supposedly had a creative menu designed by a young, up and coming superstar chef.  I filed it away in the back of my mind and went on with my eating adventures at many other places. In July, Food + Wine released their issue that included the “Best New Chefs of 2010” and Jason Stratton of Spinasse was on that list.  He joins previous winners Thomas Keller of the French Laundry, Daniel Boulud of New York’s Daniel, David Chang of Momofuku and Top Chef judge Tom Colicchio, among others.  We’re talking some top notch culinary masters on a prestigious list. […]

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  • Marvel > DC Ok, I know that without DC, Marvel may not exist today.  It’s not a chicken before the egg debate.  DC came first, but first is not always best.  In fact, without Marvel, DC may have gone under many years ago.  It’s been a wonderful rivalry and relationship over the years. I want to be clear:  Even though I think Marvel is better than DC, I still like DC.  I never understood why someone would love one and hate the other.  Why can’t we like both?  I do.  I just like one more than the other, that’s all. Why do I like Marvel best?  Where do I start?  In almost all comics, you have to be able to […]

    Marvel vs DC

    Marvel > DC Ok, I know that without DC, Marvel may not exist today.  It’s not a chicken before the egg debate.  DC came first, but first is not always best.  In fact, without Marvel, DC may have gone under many years ago.  It’s been a wonderful rivalry and relationship over the years. I want to be clear:  Even though I think Marvel is better than DC, I still like DC.  I never understood why someone would love one and hate the other.  Why can’t we like both?  I do.  I just like one more than the other, that’s all. Why do I like Marvel best?  Where do I start?  In almost all comics, you have to be able to […]

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  • ORIGINALLY POSTED 14 NOVEMBER 2010 On Tuesday November 16th 2010, Entertainment Tonight is showing footage from the Green Lantern live action movie starring Ryan Reynolds.  ET is running a TV spot featuring a “first look” preview of clips from the movie.  I really want to be excited for this movie.  I am torn between the desire to see all the cool things the Green Lantern can do in live action, and the realization that it is a daunting task to convey the complexity of the stories on the silver screen. Here’s the teaser: The Green Lantern, as most of you know, is an American (Human) test pilot that receives a green alien ring of intangible power.  This ring can do […]

    Green Lantern Footage

    ORIGINALLY POSTED 14 NOVEMBER 2010 On Tuesday November 16th 2010, Entertainment Tonight is showing footage from the Green Lantern live action movie starring Ryan Reynolds.  ET is running a TV spot featuring a “first look” preview of clips from the movie.  I really want to be excited for this movie.  I am torn between the desire to see all the cool things the Green Lantern can do in live action, and the realization that it is a daunting task to convey the complexity of the stories on the silver screen. Here’s the teaser: The Green Lantern, as most of you know, is an American (Human) test pilot that receives a green alien ring of intangible power.  This ring can do […]

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