Monthly Archives: May 2009

Thor Who?

There’s a rumour going around that the role of Thor in the Marvel movie helmed by Kenneth Branagh has been cast. It’s Chris Hemsworth. Who? Oh. Huh. Now, I was never campaigning for a big guy. We don’t need a … Continue reading

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End of Newspapers, . . . I feel fine

I’ve read a couple of articles recently about the death of print media. Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy, I say. Here’s the thing: back in the day (pre-kidlets), I used to enjoy reading a newspaper on Saturdays, having coffee … Continue reading

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Dog Conan? Dooms Conan? Maybe.

A name has sprung up in relation to the directing of the new Conan movie. Now this is but one name among many, someone on a list, but given the other names I’ve seen, this is the one that fills … Continue reading

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Ratner Off Conan

Is this good news? I’m not sure. Apparently (according to the article), Brett Ratner won’t be directing the Conan movie (for now). Further, filming is supposed to start in August. The starting filming in August is certainly good news, assuming … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Nuketown: Radio Active

I really don’t know Ken Newquist, but I do. Thanks to Nuketown: Radio Active, I know a fair amount about Ken’s work, family, and games. Unlike a lot of the geek podcasts to which I listen, Nuketown: Radio Active is … Continue reading

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Mini-Review: Atomic Array

Atomic Array is a kind of a review or overview show. In each episode, Rone Barton and Ed Healy discuss an RPG product or concept, including interviews with industry luminaries. The two hosts are genial and gregarious. This has become … Continue reading

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Wolverine in Trainwreck, Film . . . maybe never.

I’m starting to worry. Big name reviewers, guys who work in the mass media, I don’t usually pay much heed. Mark Kermode, I’ll consider. Most of the reviewers I take seriously are people I know (if Rob or Chris from … Continue reading

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