Summer Time Off, Well July At Least

Hi Everyone.

First let me say to all of you that have chosen to follow this blog of mine a very big thank you. I have been doing this blog now for 3 years and I do love it. But I need to take some time off. I have decided that the month of July I will be taking a break. This break includes this blog, my podcast, Twitter and Facebook. I need to enjoy the short summer we have up in northern Alberta plus I planning a trip to see my mother. So I hope that you will stick around until I return in August.

Thank you all again.

John G M Burke

Marvel, Sony and Paramount All Skipping Comic-Con

Originally posted on Variety:

San Diego’s lucrative fanboy convention will be missing some key players next month: Marvel Studios, home of the Avengers, won’t be dressing up for Comic-Con while Sony Pictures and Paramount Pictures have also decided to skip the Hall H presentations.

“It wasn’t a knock against Comic-Con,” one spokesperson explains, “the film cycles just didn’t allow it.”

Sony and Paramount just didn’t have the fanboy material to promote, said sources, while Marvel, which last missed the confab in 2011, already unveiled its new wave of Avengers at a special fan event in October.

Plus, the cost of sending a number of movies to Comic-Con can set back a studio a few hundred thousand dollars, so “why force the issue?,” one exec asks.

But don’t expect it to ruin the party in Hall H: In addition to the new “Star Wars” and final “Hunger Games,” fans could see the rumored coming-out party for…

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The Trailer Park: The Martian | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX

Welcome to The Trailer Park. Today’s featured trailer is from 20th Century Fox. The Martian.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return. Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, THE MARTIAN features a star studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.

I have to say that from this trailer I may want to go and spend the money at the theater for this one. One of the selling parts for me is that the film is done by Ridley Scott.

Source: YouTube

Comic Culture Vol 1 Issue 9

Comic Culture Vol 1 Issue 9

Hello boy and girls. Paul and I are back to fill your ear holes with some comic news.

The new line up for Marvel. The top ten selling books for May. Marvel new color book for adults. WE talk about Airboy, Lady Mechanika, Red Riding Hood, Wild Bullets, One Blind Eye and Injection. Also of course our usual amount of going off in the other direction then what we had plan to talk about. So have a listen. It will be fun or your money back. Since you didn’t pay it works out for us both. As always Paul and I would love to hear from you.

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The Music Store: Judy Talk – Summer Dress

Welcome to The Music Store folks. Today’s feature song is from Judy Talk – Summer Dress.

July Talk is a Canadian blues/alternative rock band formed in 2012 in Toronto. The band consists of singers Peter Dreimanis and Leah Fay, guitarist Ian Docherty, bassist Josh Warburton and drummer Danny Miles. The band released their self-titled debut on Sleepless Records (Formerly White Girl Records) on 16 October 2012.

Source: Wikipedia, YouTube

Movie Monday: Gate 128

Today’s feature short is Gate 128.

Gate 128, a mysterious place, promising salvation from the extinction of the female species, draws two struggling survivors (Rose and Camilo) in a post-apocalyptic world. The last known female on earth, and her protector must finish their dangerous journey past the world outside of Gate 128.

I found this film to be okay and some of the acting was fine. The problem I do have is with the premise of the story. I just have a hard time really believing that with woman becoming extinct that they would be hunted and killed.

Source: YouTube

E3 2015 is Tuesday. 

Originally posted on TheGameHuntress:

Tuesday is E3 Squeee!! How excited are you? I am going to do my best to catch a few conferences between playing Inquisition and going to see Jurassic World ( I hope)!

(Well just kidding I have to edit this post I was dead wrong my brain is a day ahead I guess well damn there goes my excitement)

Games I am most excited to see is Rise of the Tomb Raider and Deus Ex Mankind Divided. And anything else that gets thrown my way! Team XBOX One! Woo!

The conferences I am looking forward to the most would definitely be EA (mainly for BioWare), and probably the Microsoft one!

How about you? What are you excited for?

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