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Voltron Producer Dead

Peter Keefe, best known as the producer of the 1980s anime, Voltron, passed away on May 27, succumbing to throat cancer. He was only 57. Voltron was an adaptation of two different anime series — Hyakujuu Ou Golion and Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV, redubbed and

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5.31.10 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. Paths of Glory (1957) This is a truly stellar film from a very young Stanley Kubrick with my hands down favorite performance from Kirk Douglas. Filled with inventive camera angles and fantastic analogies to chess, there’s no other war film quite like it in

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RIP Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper has passed away at the age of 74, due to complications from prostate cancer. This one hit me kind of hard. In March, Dennis appeared at the unveiling of his Hollywood Star looking painfully thin, and seeing him like that definitely shook me

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RIP Gary

ugh it’s with sadness that I report that Gary Coleman has passed away. via CNN Former child star Gary Coleman, who rose to fame as the wisecracking youngster Arnold Jackson on the TV sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” but grew up to grapple with a troubled adulthood,

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Jonah and Russell Play in NYC…

Hawkes is way more on top of her shit and already linked this video in her weekly Friday Round Up. But here it is again, for good measure (and to demonstrate that PopTenners are standup people who honor requests). I’m a fan of Jonah. I

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Friday Round Up Is Back In Action!

Well well well. I missed a week! I was home sick and realized that I’m home sick on Friday’s more than I really should be and I didn’t want to call attention to it and I had a lot of CSI to catch up on!

Lady Who???

So Mrs. Aguilera’s forthcoming Bi-on-ic has totally leaked and it looks like a bulk of the material on the album is a mix of so-so, kinda-danceable, kinda naughty, kinda techno-poppy, kinda cool, but ultimately forgettable production-heavy tunes. And the video for Not Myself Tonight is

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[Review] The Guild: Season 3 DVD

Felicia Day’s award-winning webseries, The Guild returns for a third season. The series tells the story of a local guild and their adventures both in and outside of the game. Following the troubling conclusion of season 2, tempers flare and a rival guild shows up.

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5.24.10 My Top Ten RIGHT NOW

1. DANCE Momix at the Joyce Rarely have I seen props used to such enjoyable ends as in this dance troupe’s effervescent and seductive series of numbers set to synth-y world music. There was a beaded hat that spun making incredible shapes and light patterns,

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Top Ten Sandwiches

Hooray for the Earl of Sandwich and his delicious amalgamation of all that is good, lovingly placed between two slices of bread (and or pieces of KFC fried chicken). Here’s the list of America’s ten favorite sandwiches, according to TLC Cooking. I’ll go on record