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Save Me Batman, The Westboro Baptist Church Is Coming!

Nick Nicoludis :: Thursday, July 15th, 2010 6:10 pm

Is it really a surprise that the infamous haters from the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) are protesting something again? They’ve made headlines for their outlandish signs that tell pretty much everyone except themselves to go suck it.

The next target for the WBC is the annual geek-gathering Comic-Con, and they feel it’s time that comic book lovers around the world feel the wrath of their abhorrent signs. MORE »


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Muziic DJ Turns YouTube Into Mixing Station

Gray Hurlburt :: Thursday, May 27th, 2010 4:15 pm

One of the more accessible sources for music, when you need to find a single to show your friends, is, of course, a video on YouTube. Be it for synching playlists to a party or for browsing an artist before you buy their album, we’re all well familiar with how integral it’s become to our audio lives.

Not long ago came the release of the Facebook app Muziic, which brings music and playlists to your profile via a YouTube source. And now the creator of that program has released a freestanding internet app called Muziic DJ. It works like two turntables with a mixer, giving you the ability to synch and meld songs together into an endless dance track. While the songs spin, their videos stream side by side for your viewing pleasure. The functions available to you include a fader, loops, reverb and brake. I’ll be sure to have fun with this on upcoming summer nights, with buddies huddled around the laptop to take our turn at being Girl Talk.  [Mashable]


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The Hobbit to Begin Filming in July 2010

Johnny Sanford :: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 12:15 pm

The Hobbit will begin filming in July, according to Ian McKellen’s website, and it looks like he’s ready to don Gandalf’s robes once more.
According to the site,

THE HOBBIT’s, two films, start shooting in New Zealand in July. Filming will take over a year. Casting in Los Angeles, New York City and London has started. The script too proceeds. The first draft is crammed with old and new friends, again on a quest in Middle Earth. The director Guillermo del Toro is now living in Wellington, close to the Jacksons’ and the studio in Miramar.”

Other rumors involving the film include Hugo Weaving as Lord Elrond and a possible 3D release in 2012/2013.