Huge shake-up at DC Comics lunch counter

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Tweet We’re hearing that DC Comics is in turmoil today after popular lunch spot McGee’s changed their bean salad recipe: instead of cannellini beans, the salad now contains navy beans, and the change has everyone upset. Rattled staffers have been complaining bitterly. “Cannellini beans are mild in flavor and hold their shape well,” said one […]

Real Life My Little Ponies seen racing across Staten Island

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Although shot in that innovative 9:16 ratio that everyone is talking about this TRUE LIFE video of a magical white pony and a zebra racing across a dramatic Staten Island landscape cannot help but remind you that friendship is TRULY magic.

SNL spoofs Hawkeye’s small quiver

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Tweet This weekend’s Saturday Night Live featured guest host Jeremy Renner who was all too happy to reprise his role as Hawkeye in a very amusing AVENGERS spoof that also featured Jason Sudeikis as Iron Man, Bill Hader as Thor, Bobby Moynihan as the Hulk, Taran Killam as Captain America, Kate McKinnon as a dead-on […]

Diana Prince’s Diary is v.v. funny

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Tweet There’s a new socialite on the scene, and she’s penning Diana Prince’s Diary. Between whirlwind social events and world saving, it’s all a girl can do. Post-heroics drinks started out v. well. Etta met me at posh bar with proper wine list and everything. We were half way through first bottle when Bruce Wayne […]

And on that note….

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We’re outta here.

The very latest in comics/fine art mash-ups

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You’ve always wanted to see Darkseid painted in the style of Francis Bacon, haven’t you? Of course you have. It’s part of the latest “The Line It Is Drawn” mashup contest at Comics Should Be Good, and there is much more of that ilk, like Black Canary Scream and so on.

Question of the day: "Where can I see DC or Marvel comics online for free?"

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Yahoo Answers….the raw id of our unknowledge….the cry for help in a darkling plain of the unknown. Some lass named Jann wandered in there and asked:

Separated at birth: Obama and Luffy?

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What really happened in Jakarta???

It is to laugh: Ward Sutton's rejected Family Circus comics

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Mocking the comfy tropes of The Family Circus is a joke that never gets old. Or as Stephen Colbert put it last night, “We’re getting all relaxed and average.”

Sex videos relying on geek market

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Although we get all the PR, we haven’t been covering Vivid’s Axel Braun directed series of porn parodies of geek-beloved franchises because, well, it’s not really in our target demo. However a recent release backs up what we’ve been told by porn industry insiders for quite a while: these nerd-themed parodies are the only hot category in the original porn business as homemade sex tapes and VOD have changed the entire distribution model. As Braun told Die Screaming:

Lisa Hanawalt on The Vow

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I know we link to these every time, but you don’t want to miss them. In her review ofTHE VOW for Vanity Fair Lisa Hanawalt nails the sidekicks this time. We’d also note that her venues are getting bigger and bigger. Hanawalt ftw.

Unpossible? No: Ralph Wiggum gets his own comic

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Not only is it the Simpsons’ 500th episode this weekend

Not only did creator Matt Groening get his star on the Walk of Fame today

But RALPH WIGGUM is getting his own comic book later this month.

Warren Ellis and Sam Henderson on Monkeys or man on the moon

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Recently, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich declared his support for the idea of a moon colony. Even more recently, he was roundly mocked for this even thoughmanned space flight is one of the glories of American history. Wired asked space enthusiast Warren Elliswhat he thought of the plan:

The Walking Dead opening credits as cheesy '80s sitcom

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The internet FTW once again.

Manga Steve Jobs is a woman

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Chocolate Apple 1991-2011, a manga released at the just passed amateur manga show Comiket — which drew some 500,000 people — presents the author’s heartfelt appreciation of the late Steve Jobs and his creations, while portraying Jobs as a cute Japanese girl.

Is Robin an idiot?

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Chris Illuminati at TheFW marshals the evidence, and it is quite compelling.