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‘The Dark Tower: The Drawing of the Three’: Exclusive artwork from Marvel’s … – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014

It’s been seven years since Marvel first adapted Stephen King’s dark fantasy saga The Dark Tower into comic book form. Since then, writers Robin Furth and Peter David have explored the story of Roland, last of the Gunslingers, in several miniseries mostly focusing on the hero’s younger days. But this September, Marvel will release the first issue of a new series that will delve into a new corner of King’s…

Marvel Netflix Series Part Of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Available For Binge … – Comicbook.com (blog)

Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Marvel Netflix Series Part Of Marvel Cinematic Universe, Available For Binge Watching According To Joe Quesada By: Joe Comicbook on April 27, 2014 In : Daredevil, Defenders, Marvel Entertainment, TV In a recent chat with Kevin Smith on the Fat Man On Batman podcast, Marvel Entertainment’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada revealed some scoop on the upcoming Marvel Netflix shows,…

Amazon gets rid of in-app comic book purchases in Comixology’s iOS app … – Engadget

Posted: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Update: We’ve since talked to Chip Mosher, Comixology’s VP of Communications and Marketing, about the change. Here’s what he had to say regarding the reason behind the removal of the digital storefront: “As we move to complete the acquisition with Amazon, we are shifting to the web-based purchasing model they’ve successfully used with the Kindle, which we expect will allow us to strike the best balance between prices, selection…

How The Sony-Mattel Barbie Movie Could Re-Energize The Brand – Forbes

Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Earlier this week it was announced that Sony Sony has partnered with Mattel Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation for a live-action Barbie comedy based on the best-selling doll. It’s another potential franchise based on a toy, and judging by the outpouring of commentary following the announcement, this time it’s personal. Sure, Barbie has questionable, totally unrealistic proportions, but she’s a beloved brand with a pretty passionate fan base. As with most…

Police: Woman charged after toy taken from child’s grave – WKYC-TV

Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Police are seeking this woman after she was captured on hidden camera taking a stuffed toy duck off a boy’s grave.(Photo: Ontario Police) ONTARIO, Ohio — A woman has been charged with stealing from a baby’s grave in Mansfield Memorial Park. Fifty-four-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday night to police after the video of her at the cemetery went viral. Ontario police detective Jon Sigler said the video…

Police: Woman charged after toy taken from child’s grave – WKYC-TV

Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Police are seeking this woman after she was captured on hidden camera taking a stuffed toy duck off a boy’s grave.(Photo: Ontario Police) ONTARIO, Ohio — A woman has been charged with stealing from a baby’s grave in Mansfield Memorial Park. Fifty-four-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday night to police after the video of her at the cemetery went viral. Ontario police detective Jon Sigler said the video…

Police: Woman charged after toy taken from child’s grave – WKYC-TV

Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014

Police are seeking this woman after she was captured on hidden camera taking a stuffed toy duck off a boy’s grave.(Photo: Ontario Police) ONTARIO, Ohio — A woman has been charged with stealing from a baby’s grave in Mansfield Memorial Park. Fifty-four-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday night to police after the video of her at the cemetery went viral. Ontario police detective Jon Sigler said the video…

Barbie Coming to the Big Screen as a Live-Action Comedy Movie – Us Magazine

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

Another toy story is coming to theaters near you! The world’s most famous doll, Barbie, will soon be brought to life in a new, live-action comedy movie by toymaker Mattel and film studio Sony Pictures, Deadline revealed earlier this week. (And no, it won’t be anything like the YouTube video shared by Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova on Wednesday.)  PHOTOS: Celeb Barbies Screenwriter Jenny Bicks, whose credits include the…

Police: Woman charged after toy taken from child’s grave – WKYC-TV

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

Police are seeking this woman after she was captured on hidden camera taking a stuffed toy duck off a boy’s grave.(Photo: Ontario Police) ONTARIO, Ohio — A woman has been charged with stealing from a baby’s grave in Mansfield Memorial Park. Fifty-four-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday night to police after the video of her at the cemetery went viral. Ontario police detective Jon Sigler said the video…

From the vault: 1964 World’s Fair photos – CNN

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

.cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:#004276;outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Going to the 1964 World’s Fair in Queens, New York, was like taking a vacation for the Ondrovic family, says Robert Ondrovic. Robert is the boy with the pink shirt, standing with his mother, brother and two sisters. The New York State Pavilion, with two observation towers and the Tent of Tomorrow, still…

Police: Woman charged after toy taken from child’s grave – WKYC-TV

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

Police are seeking this woman after she was captured on hidden camera taking a stuffed toy duck off a boy’s grave.(Photo: Ontario Police) ONTARIO, Ohio — A woman has been charged with stealing from a baby’s grave in Mansfield Memorial Park. Fifty-four-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday night to police after the video of her at the cemetery went viral. Ontario police detective Jon Sigler said the video…

"Human Barbie" Valeria Lukyanova Shares Sexy Workout Video: See Her Tiny … – E! Online

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

YouTube How does “Human Barbie” Valeria Lukyanova maintain her unusually tiny waistline? She works out, of course! The controversial 28-year-old star, known for her doll-like looks, took to YouTube yesterday to share a video of herself working out…

Marvel is killing off a major character — EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK! – Entertainment Weekly

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

It’s been almost 40 years since Wolverine’s first appearance on the very last page of The Incredible Hulk #180. In comic book time, of course, Wolverine is much older: Over a hundred years old, a century-plus lifespan that has seen the man called Logan become a soldier, a samurai, a superhero, an X-Man, an Avenger, the amnesiac victim of horrific scientific experiments, a renegade, a teacher. This September, that’s going…

Human Barbie shares workout video, scary skinny pics – Fox News

Posted: Friday, April 25, 2014

The Sun The Human Barbie made headlines several weeks ago when she sat down for an interview with GQ to talk about her bizarre life, and it seems Valeria Lukyanova doesn’t want her spotlight to fade. The surgically enhanced life-life Barbie posted a new video early Thursday, which shows her workout routine and features scenes of her frolicking on the beach in barely there ensembles. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The YouTube video,…

Valeria Lukyanova: Is She Quitting Being The… – Hollybaby

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014

The self-proclaimed ‘Human Barbie’ has been looking much more human lately, posting tons of selfies wearing little-to-no makeup. This is a huge change from the insanely made-up image she has portrayed up until now, so could this mean she’s giving up being the world’s favorite human doll? Valeria Lukyanova, best known for being the “Human Barbie,” usually looks exactly how you’d imagine a life-size version of…

Barbie to star in live-action movie – The Guardian

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Barbie is set to hit the big screen for the first time in her own movie, with the debut instalment in a new live-action series tipped to enter production by the end of the year. The Hollywood Reporter says the new film will team the doll, first marketed in 1959, with an overworked bureaucrat looking for an assistant. It is being billed as a contemporary buddy comedy and will be…

What Do ‘The Simpsons’ Look Like In Lego? – NPR (blog)

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014

i i hide captionThe Simpsons enters the world of Lego in the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me.” Fox The Simpsons enters the world of Lego in the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me.” Fox Fox has started to release images of the Simpsons from the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me,” which is — get this — the 550th episode. That means you could watch a different episode of The Simpsons every…

Watch an Incredibly Complex Lego Machine Make Electronic Tunes – Wired

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014

Alex Allmont is a full-time coder, a part-time Ph.D. in polyrhythmic music, and a long-time Lego fan. All those things come together in his latest creation, a fantastically complex Lego machine that churns out mesmerizing electronic music. Play House, as he calls it, was built for AudioGraft, an experimental music festival in Oxford, England. Spread out across a small tabletop, the assembly triggers sampled drums and digital notes based on…

Girls Are Ditching Barbie for American Girl, Spelling Bad News for Mattel – Motley Fool

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014

In an ideal world, a product does not compete with another brand or product underneath the same corporate umbrella. Unfortunately for Mattel  (NASDAQ: MAT  ) , this is not the case. Mattel’s fourth-quarter and fiscal-2013 results show that its American Girl has been stealing sales from perhaps its most famous brand: Barbie.  While girls between the ages of three and twelve enjoy both products, it…

What Do ‘The Simpsons’ Look Like In Lego? – NPR (blog)

Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

i i hide captionThe Simpsons enters the world of Lego in the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me.” Fox The Simpsons enters the world of Lego in the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me.” Fox Fox has started to release images of the Simpsons from the upcoming episode “Brick Like Me,” which is — get this — the 550th episode. That means you could watch a different episode of The Simpsons every…