For those in or around Kansas City tomorrow marks the beginning of Planet Comicon. The three-day event features the appearances of stars from Arrow, Doctor Who, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Guardians of the Galaxy, and other TV-shows and movies, comic writers and artists (including Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai), and cosplayers Katie George, Abby Dark-Star, and others. On the official site you can find full lists of Media Guests, Comic Creators, and Cosplayers as well as a schedule of panels and events taking place over the weekend. I hope to see you there!
TSA has started an Instagram account on all the crazy items people attempt to carry on to a plane including knives, swords, a surprisingly high number of grenades, a goddamn morning star, and this little gem.
The awesome will continue once I start feeling better.
Jimmy Fallon enlists the help of a few folks at NBC News to spread some cheerful news.
Funny or Dies shares former VP hopeful Sarah Palin’s resume which lists her skills for the open co-host slot on The View.
Designed off the concept car used in Gran Turismo 6, Nissan has decided to actually build the 2020 GT-R supercar. So… if we’re building cars off of video games now when can I expect Batmobiles, Mario Karts, and Turtle Vans to become readily available?
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Because Tony Hawk and Moby wouldn’t lie to you, would they? Thanks to John for the heads up!
Sadly, actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died yesterday of an apparent heroin overdose in Greenwich Village. Everyone will have their favorite Hoffman performance, but to say goodbye to the man’s terrific 23-year acting career we’ll share this clip from Almost Famous discussing the positives and negatives of being uncool.