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NYCC HIJACKS ATTENDEES TWITTER ACCOUNTS TO SPREAD PROPAGANDA.

In what has to be the biggest overstep in recent memory concerning viral marketing, NYCC posts to various fans social media accounts FOR the attendees!   Evidently under the pretense of linking your social media accounts to your con badge you inadvertently gave them permission to hijack your Twitter and FB account and post on …

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Syfy Created a “Jim Henson Creature Shop Challenge” Show!

Syfy's new show, Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge, has the go ahead for eight episodes. The show will pit 10 aspiring creature creators in a series of challenges where they will build everything, from " mechanical characters to whimsical beasts." The competition winner gets $100,000 and a contract to work at the famed Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. Jim Henson’s own son Brian Henson is going to be the lead judge.The show is slated for a early 2014 premiere

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Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara talks Wonder Women

Recently at a keynote interview Kevin Tsujihara, CEO of Warner Bros., talked about a few topics but the one that stood out was when he was referring to franchises "the lack of superhero movies other than the Superman and Batman franchises had been a “missed opportunity,"...huge plans for a number of other DC properties on TV [...] need to get Wonder Woman on the big screen or TV.” So there you have it, he does not say it directly but things are looking good for Princess Diana of Themyscira.

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Dark Fairy Tale Posters.

OK if you know fairy tales then you know that they are not, for the most part, all sweet and innocent like the Disney versions lead you to think. Illustrator Rachael Wise takes Fairy Tales a bit closer to their true roots with her series of F***ed Up Tales. Be sure to check out her Tumblr for more info.

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