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Twilight: Eclipse Trailer Reaction

I thought I’d join in the fun and post my reaction video to the trailer for Twilight: Eclipse.

March 12, 2010 Posted by | Internet, Movies, Technology | , , | Comments Off on Twilight: Eclipse Trailer Reaction

Felecia Day Cast in Red

Mark your calendars for 2011 fellow nerds. The Guild‘s Felecia Day has been cast as an updated Red Riding Hood in SyFy’s upcoming movie Red. She’ll be a werewolf hunting badass and I can’t wait.

Full story at io9.com

March 8, 2010 Posted by | Scifi, Television | , , , | Comments Off on Felecia Day Cast in Red

Awesome Local Weather Commercial Homage to Press Your Luck

A fantastic tribute to my favorite gameshow of all time.

February 15, 2010 Posted by | Television | , , | Comments Off on Awesome Local Weather Commercial Homage to Press Your Luck

Zach Galifianakis to Host SNL on March 6th

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As SNL goes through what is quite possibly its worst season ever, a bright spot appears on the horizon.  Famous beard model Zach Galifianakis will be hosting the March 6th episode.

February 3, 2010 Posted by | Comedy, Television | , , , , | Comments Off on Zach Galifianakis to Host SNL on March 6th

Untitled Richard Castle Book 2 Coming September 2010

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ABC and Hyperion have announced that, due to the success of Heat Wave, they are planning a second collaboration to bring another Richard Castle book to print. Normally, I wouldn’t mention an announcement like this, but I think there is an important thing to point out here. Broadcast networks are facing more serious competition than ever from cable and online offerings, so I think it’s great to see them getting more creative in the kind of cross-channel partnerships they are developing. Just think, a new show that is trying to build an audience gets a surge when a bestselling book brings an injection of new viewers at the key time when the network is deciding whether or not to pick up the show for the season or renew. This is the kind of innovation that needs to be embraced more if new shows want more than two episodes to prove themselves.

Full press release at futoncritic.com

January 12, 2010 Posted by | Drama, Renewed, Television | , , , , | 2 Comments