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Fans Aren’t Always Cool

This post of SamuraiFrog’s led me to this article on how fans’ opinions differ from those of the creators, and what happens when fans take over franchises. There isn’t any real clear answer as to which products are the best; … Continue reading

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London Frog

Falling Sideways, by Tom Holt – While Robert Rankin claims to have invented the term “Far-Fetched Fiction” in hopes of getting his own shelf at the bookstore, I don’t know that he’d necessarily be the only one whose books would … Continue reading

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Bad News, Nobody

Throughout its run, Futurama has had several of what could be considered series finalés. “The Devil’s Hands Are Idle Playthings” was the end of the original run on Fox. Into the Wild Green Yonder marked the last of the direct-to-video … Continue reading

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Some of Us Are Looking at the Stars

I’m sure many of us will recall the time when we looked up into the night sky in all its majesty, saw the stars in their glory, and thought to ourselves, “THAT’S supposed to be a LION? What were those … Continue reading

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Cybernetic Society

I haven’t been saying much about the new Futurama episodes, largely because I can’t think of a lot to say. The recent ones have had their moments, but I feel they’ve been rather lackluster overall. “Saturday Morning Fun Pit” was … Continue reading

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In Your Dreams

You may have heard that the next entry in the Mario & Luigi role-playing series, Mario & Luigi: Dream Team for the 3DS, will take place at least partially within Luigi’s dreams. That got me thinking about what other video … Continue reading

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