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Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

What is Fox’s mysterious Marvel movie? — THEORIES – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

In Hollywood, Marvel’s biggest superheroes are controlled by three different studios. Over at Disney, home-brewed Marvel Studios owns the Avengers and lots of lesser-known characters that it hopes you’ll like as much as the Avengers. Sony is hard at work turning its solo Spider-Man franchises into several Spider-Man franchises, which would inspire a joke about the Clone Saga if we hadn’t all agreed years ago to never mention the Clone…

Woman Spends $99000 To Look Like Blow-Up Sex Doll – Huffington Post

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

Katella Dash, 38, estimates she has spent $99,000 to look like “a blow-up sex doll.” Being a natural beauty doesn’t appeal much to Katella Dash. The 38-year-old massage therapist from Minneapolis says she has spent an estimated $99,000 trying to look as fake as possible. “I love to look plastic — most people hate me for my extreme appearance but it fuels me to get more work done,” she said,…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

What is Fox’s mysterious Marvel movie? — THEORIES – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

In Hollywood, Marvel’s biggest superheroes are controlled by three different studios. Over at Disney, home-brewed Marvel Studios owns the Avengers and lots of lesser-known characters that it hopes you’ll like as much as the Avengers. Sony is hard at work turning its solo Spider-Man franchises into several Spider-Man franchises, which would inspire a joke about the Clone Saga if we hadn’t all agreed years ago to never mention the Clone…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

What is Fox’s mysterious Marvel movie? — THEORIES – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

In Hollywood, Marvel’s biggest superheroes are controlled by three different studios. Over at Disney, home-brewed Marvel Studios owns the Avengers and lots of lesser-known characters that it hopes you’ll like as much as the Avengers. Sony is hard at work turning its solo Spider-Man franchises into several Spider-Man franchises, which would inspire a joke about the Clone Saga if we hadn’t all agreed years ago to never mention the Clone…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

What is Fox’s mysterious Marvel movie? — THEORIES – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Saturday, March 22, 2014

In Hollywood, Marvel’s biggest superheroes are controlled by three different studios. Over at Disney, home-brewed Marvel Studios owns the Avengers and lots of lesser-known characters that it hopes you’ll like as much as the Avengers. Sony is hard at work turning its solo Spider-Man franchises into several Spider-Man franchises, which would inspire a joke about the Clone Saga if we hadn’t all agreed years ago to never mention the Clone…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

Review – ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Takes Marvel To New Level – Forbes

Posted: Friday, March 21, 2014

“Don’t bet against Marvel.” That seems to be the best answer when it comes to any questions about what Marvel Studios is capable of accomplishing these days. Can they really build a vast cinematic world spanning many franchises? Can they turn lesser-known characters into global powerhouse franchises? Can they deliver great stories that just keep getting better? Can they make all of the money on Earth? Yes, always yes. So don’t…

Nathan Sawaya: Lego My Van Gogh – NPR

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

As a kid, artist Nathan Sawaya made a life-size Boxer out of LEGO bricks when his parents wouldn’t get him a dog. But it took many years before he turned an obsession into a career. More From This Episode hide captionThe Fountain by artist Nathan Sawaya, is based off the famous sculpture by Marcel Duchamp. Allegedly, Brian Eno claims to have successfully urinated in the original. Photo courtesy of brickartist.com…

What Makes the Muslim Ms. Marvel Awesome: She’s Just Like Everyone – The Atlantic

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Ms. Marvel, the Marvel superhero comic that debuted last month, has gotten a ton of media coverage because of what makes it unique. Mainstream superheroes are almost all white and almost all guys, and women of color virtually never carry their own titles. Even the X-Men’s Storm, a widely recognized and popular character, hasn’t ever headlined an ongoing series. So the fact that the new Ms. Marvel is a young…

Strong Female Characters – Slate Magazine

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

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Prepare Barbie for battle with 3D-printed armor – CNET

Posted: Thursday, March 20, 2014

Designer Jim Rodda wants to make sure Barbie is ready for battle in this 3D-printed medieval armor. (Credit: Jim Rodda) Barbie can be anything — an astronaut, doctor, Air Force pilot, rock star, police officer, computer engineer — so why not a warrior? That’s exactly what 3D designer Jim Rodda, known as Zheng3 in the hobbyist 3D-printing community, envisioned when he started a Kickstarter campaign to create Barbie-compatible 3D-printed medieval…

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’: Marvel reveals new Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver … – Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Marvel Studios made an information dump tonight with its primetime TV special Assembling a Universe, which detailed the company’s industry-revolutionizing interlocked film franchises. But it’s not like them to leave fans without a treat. As Avengers: Age of Ultron revs into gear, the special revealed new concept art for some longtime fan-favorite characters: the Scarlet Witch, featured above, and her brother, Quicksilver, featured below. In the Avengers sequel — or…

Apps to Bring Comic Books to Life – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Lego Fans Developing New Models Spawns Ghostbusters Car – Bloomberg

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Brent Waller spent his childhood crafting plastic-brick versions of characters from TV shows and movies like “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Batman.” At age 35, the Australian Lego fan has gotten so good at playing with the toys that the company will start selling his models. Waller’s creation — which includes a miniature of the Cadillac ambulance from “Ghostbusters,” the 1984 comedy starring Bill Murray — will hit shelves in…

The Quirkiest QWERTY Keyboard Ever Is Made of Lego – Wired

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Artist Jason Allemann has crafted a quirky, yet fully functional, QWERTY keyboard using a bizarre collection of Lego bricks and an old Microsoft keyboard. Photos by Jason Allemann The device is unmistakably made of Lego parts, yet the trademark studs are used sparingly—the only visible pegs on the keyboard are used in a functional capacity to help touch typists locate the home row. Photos by Jason Allemann Despite the varied…