and none for cloud atlas. bye.
The Oscar nominations this year are 90% expected, with a couple of nice surprises sprinkled about. And by a couple I literally mean 2. 2 nice surprises in an otherwise by the books boring set of nominations. Also at this point, I think it’s safe to say that the Academy HATES Leonardo DiCaprio for no discernible reason. Here is the full list, with my picks in bold. Best Picture: ...
So this just popped up on my facebook feed. At first I was like, “gotta be fake. Too good to be true.” And then I wiki’d: During a 2012 questionnaire on Reddit, Genndy Tartakovsky stated that a new Powerpuff Girls series is underway.Ringo Starr of The Beatles fame revealed that he had recorded voices for a new character in the series for its relaunch planned for premiere in...
12 for '12 (film)
2012 was a solid year in film for me. Lots of really fun big blockbusters that were actually worth the hype, some great ‘event’ flicks, some really fun original IPs (which is awesome, considering 2011 holds the record for most sequels and franchise releases EVER), and it was a SPECTACULAR year for animation junkies like me. Some notes about my end of the year round up for film:...
interior. leather bar.
Excuse me while I hyperventilate in a corner. James Franco and Travis Mathews are teaming up to recreate the lost 40 minutes of one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE grindhouse era flicks, Cruising!?!?!?! Cruising was very controversial for its time, but I personally adore it. It’s like if Tarantino made a gay-themed slasher flick. And who doesn’t love a movie where sexy ass Al Pacino cruises...
Sergio Romo speaks about the diversity of San Francisco and The San Francisco Giants at the victory parade. My Gigantes! Slaying all your faves.
One Piece + Avril = wait wut
via ANN The use of not one, but two, Avril Lavigne songs as the next One Piecefilm’s theme songs came about after One Piece manga creator Eiichiro Oda sent Lavigne a letter. Lavigne, a well-known Japanophile, had agreed to the offer from the One Piece Film Z’s producers to contribute a song. This isn’t the first time Avril has crossed paths with the Otaku world: This is...
“Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson will headline the S.H.I.E.L.D. live-action TV series.” via Newsarama That is all.
me during the Giants v. Reds game today
For the first 9 innings: Tenth inning: Giants win:
Seth + Reezy
How much do I love my fave Seth MacFarlane impersonating Ryan Lochte’s fine ass adorable self? Overall the season premiere of SNL was pretty solid. The best sketches were easily the ones with Seth, the clear winner being the puppet sketch. I was happy to see Jay Pharaoh finally getting some screen time. The political sketches are still waring on me, but it’s election season so...
Matt Cain joins NOH8
<3 my Giants.
methinks the lady doth be pressed too much
10 Reasons why Ryan Lochte is America’s Sexiest Douchebag via Jezebel The first time I heard the voice, I chose to ignore it. Ryan Lochte is kind of a fratty idiot, Erin, the voice said. All the signs are right there. You’re being willfully ignorant. “Shut up, brain!” I replied. “You’re not the boss of me! Come on, vagina! Let’s get out of here, away...
Gaga has FINALLY announced her damn US tour dates
U.S. dates include: - Jan. 14 Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome. - Jan. 17 San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion. - Jan. 20 Los Angeles, CA - Staples Center. - Jan. 23 Phoenix, AZ - US Airways Center. - Jan. 25 Las Vegas, NV - MGM Grand Garden Arena. - Jan. 29 Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center. - Jan. 31 Houston, TX - Toyota Center. - Feb. 2 St. Louis, MO - Scottrade Center. - Feb. 4 Kansas City, MO -...
LADY GAGA IN MACHETE KILLS
Today Lady Gaga announced via twitter that she will be starring as La Chameleon in the upcoming Machete Kills. My favorite contemporary music artist teaming up with one of my favorite filmmakers for more over the top Grindhouse-goodness!? Grindhouse is one of my all time favorite cinematic experiences, and so this news is pretty much the best news I could get. The only thing that could make it...
Versus XIII NOT cancelled, i call conspiracy
Turns out the internet just got all crazy for nothing. Final Fantasy Versus XIII is *not* cancelled, according to Square Enix president Yoichi Wada: “ヴェルサスがキャンセルされたってデマ流してるやつがいるらしい。ﾌﾌ..たった今ヴェルサス定例会議が終わったとこ。今日プレゼンされた街なんぞ見たら腰抜かすでぇ～w” Which basically translates to: “I heard Versus got cancelled. lol. I just left a meeting for it and it looks amazeballs. lol” Me right...
Final Fantasy Versus XIII is rumored to be...
After six year of development and barely anything to show for it, save for this glorious trailer, rumor has it Final Fantasy Versus XIII is being quietly cancelled and its resources moved to other projects. After how atrocious Final Fantasy XIII and XIV were, this game was proving to be my last hope for the franchise to turn itself around and get back to being the industry standard for JRPGs. ...
tomboy princess...presumably does stuff.
So, me being a Disney-raised cartoon-loving man-child it almost goes without saying that I am excited for Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Brave. What’s not to love? There’s a spunky ginger lead. A female lead, Pixar’s first, no less. There’s some gorgeous animation on display. Protagonist Merida’s hair gives Rapunzel’s a run for its money. It’s...
so today on the bus...
Anyone mind if I do a little tumblr-venting? I’m more amused with this story than I am upset by it. And I feel like sharing it: This morning I caught the M-line to go downtown to do my show. So I’m sitting there when this seemingly normal mid-20s girl in a red jacket came and sat next to me. She was reading a style magazine and minding her own business. Nothing out of the ordinary. ...
caption makes this picture the hottest thing ever...
missfolly: Horace Bristol: PBY Blister Gunner, Rescue at Rabaul (1944) Found in the December 2002 issue of B&W magazine, in an article about the man who took the picture, Horace Bristol; he was a member of a Navy unit of photographers, and thus ended up being on the plane the gunner was serving on, which was used to rescue people from Rabaul Bay (New Britain island, Papua New Guinea),...
loved it idegaf
So last Friday my boyfriend and I went to see John Carter, Disney’s new sci-fantasy epic. The film is the live action debut from director Andrew Stanton (Finding Nemo, Wall-E) and is based on the flawless Edgar Rice Burrough’s Martian novel series. It stars Taylor Kitsch (of the forever better than your faves Friday Night Lights) in his first leading role in a Hollywood film. Lynn...
i can't with this
For real though…how is Rick Santorum still a thing? Every word that comes out of his mouth is more ridiculous than the last. I’m not one to get political like this, I’m really not, but the fact that Santorum seems to be a legit contender for presidential candidate frightens me to no end. Do people not see how batshit crazy he is!? Because I honestly don’t get why this...
APRIL 14. Exactly one month from today The Legend of Korra will make its long-awaited debut. Some of you may recall that I am rather excited. Nick has recently begun releasing clips of of the sassy new Avatar, along with behind the scenes artwork, and even the first few minutes of the premiere episode leaked online, leading many to believe that an official airdate wasn’t far behind. Turns...
oh, I could hide 'neath the wings of the bluebird...
Two weeks ago one of my biggest idols growing up passed away: the only and only Mr. Davy Jones. Unlike the many grown ups who fawned over him in the 60s and 70s, I grew to love him during my formative years in the 90s. One delightful summer Nick at Night began airing The Monkees and before long I was hooked. Every night I’d stay up ‘late’ (late back then being 10 or maybe 11,...
Did you know that 2011 holds the record for most sequels released in a single year? 8 of the top 10 highest grossing films of the year were sequels. Ridiculous. But anyway here are my favorite 11because it’s 2011 duhfilms of 2011 are as follows: Honorable mentions: Bridesmaids was hilarious, and proved that a female driven movie could appeal to all audiences and be financially viable....
2011 was a curious year for gaming. Looking at my list of favorites from this year only two are original IPs, and only one of those two stands entirely on its own. As was the case with the cinematic world the year was defined by sequels, spin-offs, and remakes. Unlike the movie world, however, I was actually stoked to see so many familiar faces. And so, without any further ado, here are my...
2011 was a great year, musically for me. I got to find some incredible indie gamer musicians to feature in my weekly gaygamer.net feature, Audio File Friday, some of my favorite artists released stellar new albums, and I found a bunch of new artists to listen to. While listening to the the radio may have been more painful than ever, it was still a great year in music. Here are my 11 favorite...
you're ruining my text!!!
Thanksgiving post y’all! Enjoy the spirit of the day with the Ponies, Finn and Jake, Pocahontas, Eli Roth, Slenderman, and the flaw free Christina Ricci/Wednesday Addams. And now back to the food and the 007 marathon. Sean Connery thanks you for your time.
Walking on Eggshells: Borrowing Culture in the Remix Age (by Brendan Schlagel) A lot of great perspectives on the law, intellectual property, creativity, and culture. Best quote: “The thing you produce, that you put out into the world, it’s in the world and other people are going to use it and that is a good thing.”
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can praise them, disagree with them, quote them, disbelieve them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They...
stop everything. this is more important.
I don’t even know what Weetabix tastes like and I don’t care. I need it. I need it now.
WHERE THE HELL HAVE I BEEN ALL THIS TIME!?
These last two years I don’t know what whom I was doing, but whatever it was that was keeping me from watching Misfits this whole time needs to go die in a fire. MISFITS IS THE GREATEST SHOW I HAVE EVER SEEN. Okay I know I say that about a lot of shows (Friday Night Lights comes to mind as a recent example) but holy crap, I just spent the last six hours marathoning the first season and...
I'm not racist but...you sure are acting like it...
Oh the internet. There are times when all I can do is read you and SMH. SMH so hard. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but there’s a new Spiderman in town and this time he’s Black! Well, half-Black and half-Latino and as a bonus quite possibly gay. Meet Miles Morales. For the non-comic readers he has taken over the Spiderman mantle from the now deceased Peter Parker in...
brb tearbending with excitement
So San Diego Comic-Con 2011 is this weekend, and as usual I’m not there. But whatever I can be bitter some other time because this is IMPORTANT. The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra Our first details since the initial announcement last year have emerged. Via The Last Airbender Online: Republic City is called “United Republic” it was founded by Aang and Zuko Korra’s gAang includes...
NSFW OR REALITY
WARNING: FURRY/ANTHRO/FANTASY CREATURE THEMED DILDOS AHEAD NSFW or reality lol i can’t even with this… More etc. than amazing, but still pretty amazing. Oh the internet, the things I find on you. Things like this: Wondering what exactly you’re looking at? Well it’d be an anthropomorphic fox, an ‘eager and insatiable’ one at that, being penetrated by...
haters/future cat people stay pressed
“‘Who does she think she is?’ I mean the gay community was like ‘who does she think she is speaking for us’. (Starting to shout a bit) The shitstorm that occurred was so massive and it was the first time that I was viewed controversially because of my music. … I had an eleven-year-old boy come up to me after the show yesterday, crying. And he said,...
So Netflix Instant now features every single episode of Power Rangers ever. I’m currently working my way through Mighty Morphin’ and from Billy’s ridiculously dorky dialogue to the flawless 90s wardrobes I am thoroughly enjoying myself. Considering how hooked on the 90s popular culture has been of late, not to mention Hollywood’s ongoing love affair with geektastic...
no me gusta
Remember when I got all excited about JT Krul and the flawless Nicola Scott taking over Teen Titans, and possibly salvaging one of my favorite team books? Well they did! The Krul/Scott era has been pretty damn impressive, with Nicola delivering some of the most gorgeous pencils in the industry, on time each month no less, and Krul finally pulling the team out of its angst-ridden adventure-less...
Fassbender post and the state of the superhero...
No lie, this is an excuse for a Fassbender post. I saw X-Men: First Class on Sunday and I’ve got to say it was quite enjoyable. Very enjoyable in fact. Emma Frost may have needed some acting lessons, but the rest of the cast ranged from solid to spectacular with Michael Fassbender stealing the show as Magneto and Jennifer Lawrence coming out of no where with a great performance as...
first thing's first...I'll eat your brains
For those who didn’t know, last summer as part of his G.O.O.D. Friday promotion (releasing a FREE song each Friday leading up to the release of his flawless better than your faves etc. album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy) Kanye West released the track Monster feat. Rick Ross, Jay-Z, and Nicki Minaj. The song blew up all over the internet and even saw radio play, a rarity for a...