Neil Gaiman is Heading to Television

Ok so he’s already there having written for TV in the past. But that’s not what I mean. Both American Gods and Anansi Boys are currently being adapted into Television series according to Gaiman himself.

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Trek Tech Made Real

So by now we all know that Star Trek has a pretty interesting track record of predicting technology that has now become commonplace. Tablets, Cell Phones, Blue Tooth, Wifi etc. But as we barrel forward in our own technological development we continue to bring more Roddenberry’s Universe to life. This Video illustrates some of the additional tech we are either using or is about to become reality.

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Make Ordinary Gloves Touchscreen Compatible

As a Canadian who loves his smartphone, I am well aware of the troubles of trying to use one in the midst of this year’s polar vortex. And sure gloves with touchscreen capability are already pretty cheap. But what makes this Kickstarter Product so fascinating to me is that it’s a solution that can be applied to any gloves for any purpose. Rather than having to buy special gloves for a number of different occasions this little product will make all my existing gloves touchscreen friendly.

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Benedict Cumberbatch + Muppets = WIN

It doesn’t get much better than having one of the best actors working today interacting with one of the greatest staples of my childhood. This clip is glorious!

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A Tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Yesterday we reported the sad passing or Philip Seymour Hoffman who was widely regarded as one of the better actors working today. Here is a lovely tribute that illustrates just a tiny sample of his incredible career:

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Superbowl Trailer Collection

So as has been happening more and more in the past few years, movie studios have been taking advantange of the Superbowl as one of the World’s most watched annual events. As they begin to ramp up their push of marketing as we approach the big summer season, now is typically the time we start to see really big trailers for all the big tentpole blockbusters. And this year was no exception so without further ado here are a bevy of trailers from this year.

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Radioshack 80s Lovefest

Before I get to some of the different trailers and highlights from the commercials from tonight’s Superbowl I thought I would share this 80s themed commercial that has a bunch of iconic characters I thought was worth checking out. And of course they saved the best for last. Watch it here:

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I Invite these people to join the podcast tonight….

In the spirit of the festivities for tonight’s big game several people who have rarely seen a game of football try to explain the ins and outs of football. The results are pretty funny.

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NFL…in a Galaxy Far, Far Away

In the spirits of today’s festivities, this image of Star Wars related football helmets has been making the rounds. Basically just imagine if today’s NFL teams were set in the Star Wars Universe, swap out some clever iconic images from the movies and you have a pretty well designed graphic. Take a look.

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Philip Seymour Hoffman found Dead

Information on this story is breaking and sparse at the moment, but police are confirming reports that the 46 year old Oscar Winning actor, has been found dead in his New York apartment of an apparent drug overdose. His body had been found around 11:30 AM by a friend who had been having difficulty trying to reach Hoffman. Officials report that the body was found with a syringe in the arm and an envelope containing what is thought to be heroin, nearby. Hoffman had sought treatment for drug addiction in the past.

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