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Comic-Con 2012 Photo Round-Up: Friday in Hall H

George R. R. Martin’s fantasy

Friday in Hall H had little to do with comics, but these days at Comic-Con, that’s more rule than exception. Continue reading…

Comic-Con 2012 Photo Round-Up: Thursday in Hall H

From left: Chris Hardwick, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, and Sam Raimi

Twilight fans are an ear-splittingly enthusiastic bunch. Continue reading…

Poetic Memory: Murder By Death (List)

Photo credit: Vagrant/GregWhitaker

Since Murder By Death took their name from a 1976 spoof that actually guest starred Truman Capote, it wasn’t surprising when their Poetic Memory came back consisting mostly of (goofy) movies. Everything from Big Trouble to Bogus Journey is represented in their list, so the next time you embark on a long trip, you’ll have all the materials you need to effectively plan your van viewing.

The Indiana alt-rockers just released Good Morning, Magpie on April 6, and it’s a gooder. They’ll also be playing the Casbah on April 11. Ha Ha Tonka and Linfinity — two other excellent bands — will open the show. We posted Linfinity’s Poetic Memory yesterday; Murder By Death’s list is below. Continue reading…

Poetic Memory: Judgement Day (List)

Photo credit: Riki Feldman

Everyone worth talking to agrees that Terminator 2: Judgment Day is one of the best action movies ever made. It can be no coincidence, then, that Oakland cinephile musicians Judgement Day chose the name they did. With rapid-fire drumming and laser battle synths, their music is the perfect soundtrack for your post-apocalyptic uprising against the evil machines.

Judgement Day are no strangers to action films. In fact, the string metal band spent years sifting through everything the genre has to offer, and have kindly compiled a list of the absolute worst for us.

You can check the band out live this Saturday, March 13th, at Soda Bar. They’ll be playing alongside The Burning of Rome, Battlehooch, and Boyscout in a special show curated by San Diego: Dialed In. It’s rare for San Diego: Dialed In to put together a show themselves, but the prospect of assembling such an action-packed lineup proved irresistible.

Now, without further ado, here are Judgement Day’s Top 5 Favorite Bad Action Movies of All Time… Continue reading

Al Franken

He’s Good Enough, He’s Smart Enough, and, Gosh-(D-MN)-it, A Tiny Majority of People Like Him

Al Franken

In the end, the bespectacled buffoon Al Franken beat the John Kerry-caricature Norm Coleman by a paltry 225 votes, but, with over two months having passed since election night, the process took even longer than expected. Owl and Bear has an exclusive look into what happened.

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