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Mattel – The Reign Of Margo Georgiadis – Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT … – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Ms. Georgiadis took over as the CEO of Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) middle of January this year. She recently outlined her vision as to where Mattel should be going. She talked about the global pivot in the toy industry to mobile and digital. She noted 85% of children between the ages of three and five have access to a tablet. According to her, Mattel’s strategic goals this year include building the company’s…

Steve Wozniak to Speak at Tokyo Comic-Con in December – Variety

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, one of the driving forces behind the establishment of Comic-con in Japan last year, is scheduled to speak at the second Tokyo Comic Convention in December. Last year’s event drew more than 35,000 people. Organizers expect a bigger turnout this year. Wozniak teamed up with Stan Lee to start up Comic-Con in Japan, in order to help the festival go global. Lee attended last year’s Tokyo conference,…

Game of Thrones: The Ominous Jon and Dany Foreshadowing You Might Have Missed – Vanity Fair

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

This post contains frank discussion of Season 7, Episode 6, “Beyond the Wall.” If you’re not caught up or don’t want to be spoiled, now would be the time to leave. Seriously, I won’t warn you again. Skedaddle. Though we’ve all seen it coming for a few episodes (if not decades), this week’s episode must put to rest any doubt that Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen are being positioned as…

Mattel – The Reign Of Margo Georgiadis – Seeking Alpha

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Ms. Georgiadis took over as the CEO of Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) middle of January this year. She recently outlined her vision as to where Mattel should be going. She talked about the global pivot in the toy industry to mobile and digital. She noted 85% of children between the ages of three and five have access to a tablet. According to her, Mattel’s strategic goals this year include building the company’s…

Syria war: Rocket ‘hits Damascus trade fair’ – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Image copyright EPA Image caption Dancers performed at the opening of the trade fair on Thursday A rocket has struck close to the entrance of a trade fair in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syrian media say. The Damascus International Fair is being held for the first time since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011. Syrian TV said the rocket had caused casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring…

The chilling tale of a ‘demonic’ doll who inspired The Conjuring spin off by terrorising flatmates and ‘causing the … – The Sun

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

HORROR fans have been flocking to the cinema to watch Annabelle: Creation, the fourth instalment of The Conjuring which focuses on the possessed porcelain doll. But the true story behind the creepy flick is even stranger than the fiction. Annabelle first cropped up in The Conjuring but has now inspired two of her own films The original doll, which is now locked up Ed and Lorraine Warrens’ Occult Museum in…

Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91 – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

1 of 10 i View slideshow Jerry Lewis, a comedic fixture on big screens and charity telethons for decades, has died at the age of 91. His death was first reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and confirmed by NPR with his publicist and spokeswoman Candi Cazau. Cazau provided the following statement: “Famed comedian, actor, and legendary entertainer Jerry Lewis passed away peacefully today of natural causes at 91 at…

Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell’s Kitchen – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption toggle caption Sarah Shatz/Netflix In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix…

Utah Lego Users Group brings unique display to Utah County Fair – Daily Herald

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

After months of work, the Utah Lego Users Group was able to show Utah County Fair attendees what a half million Lego bricks carefully planned, designed and arranged looks like. The 45-by-20-foot display was the result of months of work by several members of the group and included trains, a cityscape, ocean scenes and pop culture recreations. Cody Ottley, vice president of the group, said Utah…

The chilling tale of a ‘demonic’ doll who inspired The Conjuring spin off by terrorising flatmates and ‘causing the … – The Sun

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

HORROR fans have been flocking to the cinema to watch Annabelle: Creation, the fourth instalment of The Conjuring which focuses on the possessed porcelain doll. But the true story behind the creepy flick is even stranger than the fiction. Annabelle first cropped up in The Conjuring but has now inspired two of her own films The original doll, which is now locked up Ed and Lorraine Warrens’ Occult Museum in…

Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell’s Kitchen – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption toggle caption Sarah Shatz/Netflix In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix…

Syria war: Rocket ‘hits Damascus trade fair’ – BBC News

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Image copyright EPA Image caption Dancers performed at the opening of the trade fair on Thursday A rocket has struck close to the entrance of a trade fair in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Syrian media say. The Damascus International Fair is being held for the first time since the Syrian conflict broke out in 2011. Syrian TV said the rocket had caused casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring…

Gabby Douglas I’m Stickin’ to Spandex! Wanna Be Marvel Superhero – TMZ.com

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Captain America. Wonder Woman. The Olympian? Marvel’s roster is full of badass superheroes — and Team USA legend Gabby Douglas wants to join the squad. Gabby recently announced that she’s gonna take her talents to Hollywood … so when we saw her at LAX, we had to ask what her dream acting job would be. Without hesitation, she told TMZ Sports she wanted to be the next crime-fightin’ megastar. Gabby’s…

‘Annabelle: Creation’ director keeps the killer doll in his guest bedroom – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Annabelle doll went solo in ‘The Conjuring’ spinoff ‘Annabelle.’(Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures) After seeing the demonic, killer Annabelle doll from the horror hit Annabelle: Creation, do you have the desire to spend the night with the real thing? You can. Just get invited to Annabelle: Creation director David Sandberg’s house for the evening. He keeps Annabelle in the guest bedroom. Oh, and sleep tight. We thought Sandberg was kidding when…

The chilling tale of a ‘demonic’ doll who inspired The Conjuring spin off by terrorising flatmates and ‘causing the … – The Sun

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

HORROR fans have been flocking to the cinema to watch Annabelle: Creation, the fourth instalment of The Conjuring which focuses on the possessed porcelain doll. But the true story behind the creepy flick is even stranger than the fiction. Annabelle first cropped up in The Conjuring but has now inspired two of her own films The original doll, which is now locked up Ed and Lorraine Warrens’ Occult Museum in…

Gabby Douglas I’m Stickin’ to Spandex! Wanna Be Marvel Superhero – TMZ.com

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Captain America. Wonder Woman. The Olympian? Marvel’s roster is full of badass superheroes — and Team USA legend Gabby Douglas wants to join the squad. Gabby recently announced that she’s gonna take her talents to Hollywood … so when we saw her at LAX, we had to ask what her dream acting job would be. Without hesitation, she told TMZ Sports she wanted to be the next crime-fightin’ megastar. Gabby’s…

Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell’s Kitchen – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption toggle caption Sarah Shatz/Netflix In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix…

‘Annabelle: Creation’ director keeps the killer doll in his guest bedroom – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

The Annabelle doll went solo in ‘The Conjuring’ spinoff ‘Annabelle.’(Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures) After seeing the demonic, killer Annabelle doll from the horror hit Annabelle: Creation, do you have the desire to spend the night with the real thing? You can. Just get invited to Annabelle: Creation director David Sandberg’s house for the evening. He keeps Annabelle in the guest bedroom. Oh, and sleep tight. We thought Sandberg was kidding when…

Battlefront 2 looks like it’ll have every Star Wars spaceship in it – Polygon

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s multiplayer spans the entirety of the canon. That means vehicles as well as characters, as seen in its newest trailer, from Gamescom. Beginning with the familiar X- and Y-Wings and going back to Darth Maul’s Infiltrator and the Trade Federation’s fighters, it looks like Battlefront 2 is bringing everything and the kitchen sink to its playable fleet. The capital ships of each period are also involved…

Marvel Comics Meet Reality On The Not-So-Mean Streets Of Hell’s Kitchen – NPR

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix hide caption toggle caption Sarah Shatz/Netflix In Netflix’s new show The Defenders, Jessica Jones and her superhero friends patrol the grim and gritty streets of a Hell’s Kitchen that no longer exists in today’s New York. Sarah Shatz/Netflix…