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GB News Roundup: Original Ghostbusters Headquarters in Lego, Lady Ghostbusters visit Hospital

It’s been a while since I’ve updated you on the world of Ghostbusters, but seeing as it’s Halloween, and I’m currently wearing my Ghostbusters jumpsuit (perfect for handing out candy to trick-or-treaters), I figured it would be a good time to tell you about the stories you might have missed. Lego Ghostbusters HQ About a week ago, Canada’s Toys R ...

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Narnia Menu: “The Great and Gloriously Sticky Marmalade Roll”

“The Great and Gloriously Sticky Marmalade Roll” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar After Edmund had his treacherous encounter with the White Witch and returned through the wardrobe, all four children eventually end up returning to Narnia. They meet up with the Beavers. Mr. Beaver and Peter catch some fish; Mrs. Beaver boils up some potatoes. My next post will take care ...

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Star Wars as a Globalized Myth

Star Wars as a Globalized Myth by Dom Nardi The overwhelming reaction to the latest Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, which was released on October 19, has prompted me to think more carefully about the role of Star Wars in pop culture. People clearly responded to the trailer on a deeper emotional level than simply excitement for the latest ...

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Legendarium Recap: Supernatural, Arrow, and The Originals

Legendarium Media Recap: Supernatural, Arrow, and The Originals by Diane Riggins ***SPOILERS*** Supernatural Three episodes in and Amara is now a young girl. She is still with Crowley who is trying to use her for his own gain but she seems to be the one running the show. You have to wonder how long Crowley will let her continue controlling ...

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The Dark Side of Footwear…Is Still Pretty Cool

The latest reveal from Irregular Choice in their upcoming Star Wars line of shoes is all about our favorite Sith Lord: Darth Vader flats. Is this pair on your wish list, too?

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Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama

Revisiting the Star Wars Radio Drama by Dom Nardi After I saw Star Wars: A New Hope for the first time, I asked my grandfather if he had seen the movie yet. He told me he had not and generally avoided movies with lots of special effects and unrealistic action scenes. Unfortunately, my grandfather passed away before I could convince ...

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Legendarium Reviews: Supernatural, Arrow, The Originals

Legendarium Reviews by Diane Riggins Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 2 Sam races to find a cure. Dean drops Jenna and the baby off at her grandmothers. Sam meets the new reaper in town Billie and she has a message for them. The next time they die they won’t be coming back. Cas is held and tortured for information about Metatron. ...

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Star Wars: “Hokey Religions” and Midi-Chlorians

Midi-chlorians are possibly the least popular bacteria in all pop culture. When The Phantom Menace introduced the concept of microbial Force organisms, many Star Wars fans complained that it robbed the Force of its mystery and wonder. Even Star Wars officialdom seems to have distanced itself from the concept. In a recent interview with MTV, J.J. Abrams stated that midi-chlorians ...

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Narnia Menu: “Turkish Delight”

Narnia Menu: “Turkish Delight” by Astrid Tuttle Winegar Yes, Edmund, just keep eating that candy, yes… your cheeks are already turning red from all of that sugar… who needs teeth anyway? If you’ll recall from my last post, I’m going to leave Middle-earth until next year. For now, we’ll finish up with three recipes from The Lion, The Witch and ...

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Japan’s Second Most Famous Monster is Returning!

Japan’s Second Most Famous Monster is Returning! By David Glenn We are all still happy that Godzilla has returned to the big screen last year, and are waiting eagerly for the sequel to come out while Toho is also working on doing their own Godzilla films, one of which is supposed to come out next year. However Japan’s second most ...

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