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Adam Rowe
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Dec 1 2015
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Is there any definitive proof that Admiral Ackbar is (or is not) named after Akbar the Great, the Emperor of India’s Mughal Dynasty during the 1500s? They’re both considered great military leaders, so I would assume Ackbar is a reference to Akbar, but I haven’t been able to find anything to back me up.

Oct 30 2015
3

I liked how the ghosts were color-coded: black if love kept them around, red if pain kept them around, and white if they actually felt okay about it all and were about to leave..

Oct 30 2015
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Hey, I was literally listening to this album for the first time when I spotted this article just now! Here’s all the LP artwork, if anyone wants to check it out. My favorite is the foggy flying saucer one. Read more

Jun 26 2015
1

Doesn’t he only eat one bite of the Mexican food? I remember watching and thinking it looked like he was just eating it to fit in.

Apr 21 2015
2

Heh, I like how the official Disney trailer Youtube account still spelled the title of the film wrong.

Apr 9 2015
9

I fully expect to see Gus return. They actually set up his character perfectly for at least two more appearances: he's conducting some experiment when he first shows up, so all the show needs is another bizarre circumstance that turns out to be a second Gus-created experiment. If I were running the show, he would be Read more

Apr 2 2015
4

I wonder if this means they’ll skip a love interest subplot to honor Newton’s famed life-long celibacy. ... Nahhh.

Mar 13 2015
1

I was just at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History yesterday, and noticed that Apatosaurus louisae is literally translated as "Louise's deceptive lizard" in honor of Andrew Carnegie's wife. I'm pretty sure it was meant as an honor, but I'm glad to see that zoological nomenclature has still has its share of insults.

Mar 10 2015
3

Here's Bront, to complete the four examples of Paul Alexander box art!

Feb 20 2015
2

Seriously, though, the Fast and Furious franchise needs to start doing crossovers. It already has an audience that values action and cool stuff over plot and realism, so it would be perfect. My pick:

Feb 11 2015
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Awesome! Looks like it'll fill the void of campy Bond films in the post-Brosnan era.

Jan 21 2015
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Hey, I wrote one of the stories for the first volume of the new Jill Trent! It's an anthology in which each story is a different re-imagining of Jill Trent. Here's the first panel in my story:

Jan 15 2015
2

Wellll there it is. The kind of foreshadowing that would be considered heavy-handed in fiction.

Jan 8 2015
18

Nice! I like how the chess board sets up the final twist — it has two sides with identical pieces, too. And I always love retro sci-fi. I hope it gets a feature length version.