Sports · Television

Finally, The NHL’s Winter Classic will come to NYC at Mets’ Citi Field

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The Winter Classic will likely make its New York debut on New Year’s Day 2018, with an outdoor game at Citi Field between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres close to being finalized, two sources confirmed to Newsday on Wednesday. Continue reading “Finally, The NHL’s Winter Classic will come to NYC at Mets’ Citi Field”

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Anime · Television

Attack on Titan 2nd Season Delayed to 2017

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The Marketing Director of Spanish anime distributor Selecta Vision was recently featured in a podcast with Mision Tokyo, where it was reported that the upcoming second TV anime season of the Hajime Isayama’s Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) manga has been delayed to 2017. Selecta Vision marketing director Manu Guerrero revealed that the second season would be delayed till 2017. Continue reading “Attack on Titan 2nd Season Delayed to 2017”

Anime · Television

CN’s Toonami will co-produce 12 new episodes of FLCL

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The official Facebook for Adult Swim’s Toonami block announced on Thursday that it will co-produce 12 new episodes of FLCL with Production I.G. The 12 episodes will be a sequel to the 2000-2001 original video anime, and will be split into two seasons. The show is slated for late 2017 to early 2018. Series creator Kazuya Tsurumaki will also return for the new seasons, which will air on Cartoon Network’s Toonami block. Continue reading “CN’s Toonami will co-produce 12 new episodes of FLCL”

Animation · Movies · Podcast Unlimited · Television · Versus

Mathilda (The Professional) Vs Penny & Brain (Inspector Gadget)

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[Editor’s Note: The following was written by Keith Feltenstein]

When we think of main characters, we usually don’t concentrate on the sidekicks too much. But usually the sidekick is the one that’s taking care of business – especially if your sidekicks are Bachman-Turner Overdrive. This week, we are focusing on 2 very special sidekicks – Mathilda from The Professional, and Penny & Brain from “Inspector Gadget”. Who would you want protecting your back? Who is the one you want to see you get out of a bad spot? We will let you decide. Continue reading “Mathilda (The Professional) Vs Penny & Brain (Inspector Gadget)”

Animation · Television

An examination of A Charlie Brown Christmas special

cbxmas We have reached the 50th anniversary of one of the most famous television specials of all-time. The message was simple: the December holiday was being co-opted by commercialism, and it’s time to put Christ back into Christmas. In other words, this is about the “War on Christmas.” he fact that it’s aired every year since shows that the war was over before it begun. It’s time to put this under the microscope, and explain why this holiday special is part of the problem, and is vastly overrated.   Continue reading “An examination of A Charlie Brown Christmas special”

Movies · Podcast Unlimited · Television · Versus

21 Jump Street (The TV Series) vs. 21 Jump Street (The Movie)

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Editor’s Note: The following was originally written by Keith Feltenstein.

In our next “Versus” round up, we have something a little different. We have the same franchise, 21 Jump Street, but one is the original TV series, and the other is the movie version! So which was better: the TV series or the movie? We will let you decide! Here is a little something about each version. Continue reading “21 Jump Street (The TV Series) vs. 21 Jump Street (The Movie)”

Music · Podcast Unlimited · Television · Versus

Better earworm TV theme song: 1960’s “Batman” vs. 1960’s “Spider-Man”

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(Editor’s Note: The following was originally written by Keith Feltenstein.)

In our next “Versus” round up, we take a break from beat-em-up, and change it to beloved TV show theme songs. We narrowed it down to two very catchy theme songs. In one corner of the sound stage, we have the Spider-man 60’s cartoon theme. And in the other corner of the sound stage, we have the Batman 60’s TV show theme song! Which of the two had the better theme song? I have posted the lyrics plus the videos for you to decide! Continue reading “Better earworm TV theme song: 1960’s “Batman” vs. 1960’s “Spider-Man””

Lists · Podcast Unlimited · Television

The Top Ten 1980’s (U.S.) sit-coms

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It takes a lot to make a stew
A pinch of salt and laughter, too
A scoop of kids to add the spice
A dash of love to make it nice, and you’ve got…

Casper Kelly – “Too Many Cooks”

Sometime between the early and mid-1980’s, just when critics and media pundits were ready to write-off the sit-com, and relegate into the dustbin of television history, along with the western and the variety show, the sit-com enters its Golden Age. Most of the credit went to the creator of the #1 show for most of the decade, Bill Cosby, but the truth is that certain genres have an ebb and flow on television. Continue reading “The Top Ten 1980’s (U.S.) sit-coms”