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royal pains

I thoroughly enjoyed the Downton Abby movie. Set in 1927, the Crawley household goes into a frenzy to make sure everything is absolutely perfect for a visit by King George V and Queen Mary. It reminded me of my own

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happy mother’s day!

…to the Celestial Madonna (Mantis) and all the other Guardians of the Galaxy.

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happy father’s day!

 

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comic book club

Enjoyed a fun, thoroughly geek-y, evening at the Comic Book Club, the weekly live talk show about comics books at the Pit Loft, nyc. The “club” interviewed Charles Soule, prolific writer of comics like: Level 44, the new Daredevil, and Obi-Wan and Anakin, an all-new comic set between

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think small

saw Ant-Man (of course) and loved it like all the other nerds, i loved: the change of pace after Avengers2; a smaller scope and scale than the other movies (a Marvel movie “sorbet”, if you will) that Michael Pena stole

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fear itself

enjoyed the Pixar movie Inside Out. The characters are the emotions inside an 11-year-old’s brain. (a little like the old Cranium Command attraction at Disney World) Bill Hader plays “fear”. I got his autograph once, after sitting next to him on

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deadpool groundswell

i went to the Fantastic Four movie, but the audience was clearly more excited about the Deadpool trailer. my Deadpool “footage” here

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happy father’s day!

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victory for the king!

  So wonderful to see the new credit “Based on characters created by Stan Lee AND JACK KIRBY” in this week’s Marvel comics and on the new Marvel Agent Carter tv show. I’m so glad that Marvel comics has reached

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all hail the king

Aug 28 1917 was the birthday to comic book artist Jack “King” Kirby. Without Jack Kirby there would be no Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, or Thor, etc, etc, etc. The “King”, with his writing partners including Stan Lee, created

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