LaVar Ball Reportedly Negotiating Appearance on WWE Raw
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Since LaVar Ball has spent the last four months cutting WWE-style promos, it's only fitting he might end up appearing on the promotion's flagship television program. Per Pro Wrestling Sheet's Ryan Satin, Ball and WWE are in negotiations for him to appear on the June 26 episode of Raw from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.      This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app. Get
Star Trek: Discovery first look at a groovy new transporter room - EW.com (blog)
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EW.com (blog)Star Trek: Discovery first look at a groovy new transporter roomEW.com (blog)Here's a first look one of the transporter rooms (yes, there are more than one) featured in the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery. Above we see Michael Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) and Captain Philippa Georgiou (Michelle Yeoh) preparing to beam down to
Timberwolves Reportedly Targeting Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday, More in Free Agency
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The Minnesota Timberwolves may not be done making upgrades to their roster, as the team is reportedly looking to add a point guard in free agency.Per Mitch Lawrence of SiriusXM NBA Radio, the Timberwolves are looking at Kyle Lowry, Jrue Holiday, Jeff Teague and George Hill. The Timberwolves have already made one blockbuster move, acquiring Jimmy Butler in a trade with the Chicago Bulls on Thursday during the NBA draft. Point guard Kris Dunn, who was drafted fifth overall by Minnesota last ye
New Hints About STAR TREK: DISCOVERY’s Storyline
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This week’s newest issue of Entertainment Weekly has a three-page feature interview with Star Trek: Discovery shorunners Aaron Harberts and Gretchen Berg, who spoke to EW‘s James Hibberd about the development of the show and its cast. In addition to revealing that one more factor that led to some of Discovery‘s production delays was the need to wait for series star Sonequa
Disney Chief Bob Iger Says Director Ron Howard Will Make 'Star Wars' Han Solo Movie a Hit
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Disney Chairman Bob Iger has no doubt ... Ron Howard will bring the upcoming "Stars Wars" Han Solo installment in for a smooth landing, and any bumps in the road will be quickly forgotten. We got Iger out Friday at E Baldi in Bev Hills when our photog ...
What lies beneath the brave new world of feminist dystopian sci-fi?
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From the Bailey-prize-winning The Power to the bleakly compelling The Handmaid’s Tale, Leading writers explain why the genre is thrivingOn an Earth blasted by the hot winds of a changed climate 200 years from now, who will be in charge? Will men be riding by in Mad Max steam-punk chariots, as their beleaguered wives drag children and sacks of provisions home along dusty tracks? Or will a liberated generation of Lycra-clad superwomen be running the world?Much of the established political order ha
The best recent science fiction, fantasy and horror novels – reviews roundup
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The End of the Day by Claire North, The Book of Bera by Suzie Wilde, From Darkest Skies by Sam Peters, The Apartment by SL Grey, Cold Welcome by Elizabeth MoonClaire North, the pseudonym of Catherine Webb, has earned a reputation for tackling serious subjects with a lightness of
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Update: Jason Isaacs’ Mask, Doug Jones’ Action Mishap, and Starfleet HQ
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We also round up the latest quotes, images and information on the newest addition to the Star Trek franchise.
Remembering Prisoners of Gravity, the greatest science fiction TV ... - Boing Boing
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Boing BoingRemembering Prisoners of Gravity, the greatest science fiction TV ...Boing BoingFrom 1989 to 1994, the public broadcaster TV Ontario ran Prisoners of Gravity, a brilliant science fiction TV show that used a goofy framing device (a host
Ron Howard says joining the 'Star Wars' Han Solo movie is 'gratifying'
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Just a day after being named the new director of the untitled Han Solo movie, director Ron Howard found himself in the position of having to talk about it while attending the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity on Friday. The Hollywood ...
Howard Hughes Rots
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I might have slept two hours, all told. There was just too much pain in my face. I got Spooky up at 9 a.m., and we made an emergency dental appointment for me. And all the hours later half my face is numb, and I know that the roots of one of my wisdom teeth (yes, I have all four, at age 53) is pretty much inside one of my sinus cavities. I've been put on amoxicillin, and when the infection is better, and the agony abates some, I have to go to an oral surgeon to have to tooth cut out. Oh, and the
Trek Comics Review: “Boldly Go #9”
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One of the stark contrasts between the classic Star Trek milieu and the Kelvin Timeline films is the romantic relationship between Spock and Uhura, a story thread running through all three big-screen adventures since Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana inherited their roles in 2009. While this is still somewhat awkward for an Original Series fan like
Star Trek Discovery finally has a release date - Wired.co.uk
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Wired.co.ukStar Trek Discovery finally has a release dateWired.co.uk"Bringing Star Trek back to television carries a responsibility and mission: to connect fans and newcomers alike to the series that has fed our imaginations since childhood," said Kurtzman and Fuller, in a joint statement on the official website. "We ..."Star Trek: Discovery" premiere date announcedCBS News'Star Trek: Discovery' Officially Sets Fall Premiere DateVarietyStar Trek: Discovery will premiere on September 24th
Sequel-itis: Ridley Scott Now Interested In Expanding ‘Blade Runner’ Into Multiple Films Like ‘Alien’
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During a recent interview with IGN just ahead of the 35th anniversary of ‘Blade Runner,’ (June 25th) Ridley Scott revealed that he may just be interested in making more ‘Blade Runner’ movies after ‘2049,’ being intrigued with the idea of expanding his universes once he started doing it with ‘Alien.’ And with the world of ‘Blade Runner’ being as expansive as it is, and not necessarily dependent on one or two characters, there is a whole
Frank Ntilikina Says He'll 'Play Great With' Kristaps Porzingis for Knicks
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New York Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina is hoping to make a splash when he debuts in the Big Apple this fall, and he told reporters at his introductory press conference he envisions a seamless partnership with Kristaps Porzingis."We’re both European," the No. 8 overall pick said, according to Newsday's Al Iannazzone. "We both have a good IQ and playing pick-and-roll with him will be great. I just know that I will play great with him."The question moving forward is whether Porzingis will b
Top 5 Rogue One Moments- TWL #236
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We breakdown our Top 5 Rogue One moments, delving deep into why this movie is so loveable! The Wampa’s Lair podcast is available on iTunes! Be sure to subscribe, rate and review! Email:         WampasLairPodcast@gmail.com Facebook:  facebook.com/WampasLairPodcast Twitter:      twitter.com/WampasLair iTunes:       WampasLairPodcast/itunes RSS FEED:   feeds.feedburner.com/wampaslair
Popular Highlights on The Black God’s War
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The top ten highlights (selected by the readers) from The Black God's War. I'll list them in order with the most popular highlights at the bottom of the list.
Fantasy impact: Artemi Panarin traded for Brandon Saad
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The Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets pulled off a shocking trade Friday that could shake up the fantasy forward landscape next season. The Blackhawks traded left wing Artemi Panarin to the Blue Jackets in a package that sent right wing Brandon ...
Neill Blomkamp's Rakka starring Sigourney Weaver
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Director Neill Blomkamp's Aliens sequel maybe on indefinite hiatus as Ridley Scott continues with his Alien prequel saga. However, Blomkamp's keeping busy with cinematic world building of his own.Rakka, starring Sigourney Weaver, is a short film from Blomkamp's Oats Studios that sees the human race on the brink of extinction in the wake of an alien invasion. The director has never shied away from political satire and this thematic subtext can be seen throughout his oeuvre from District 9 to Cha
Staging and Setup for Cisco Live 17
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The average IT refresh cycle for access layer switches is typically anywhere between 5 to 8 years. This means the typical engineer configures a switch once, and then, other than minor changes, doesn’t have to reconfigure that switch again for a long time. The rollout process also tends to be staggered over time and location, […]
Securing Your Data in the Transformation to Digital
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I recently had the opportunity to participate in a joint webinar between Cisco and Global Knowledge Canada to discuss Cisco’s latest cybersecurity industry research, the security challenges organizations face today, and how organizations can mitigate risks. After a detailed conversation with Brad Haynes, Cisco product specialist at Global Knowledge Canada, here are my top three […]
Guest post: Death, Dying and Epic Fantasy By Gail Z. Martin
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People die a lot in epic fantasy. Yes, everyone blames GRRM for that, but was a trend long before Game of Thrones. The body count is staggering in Lord of the Rings, and when you read through Eddings, Lackey, Brooks and others, the death toll adds up. I’ve had the good fortune to add to…
Get Ready to Enter the DevNet Zone at Cisco Live
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If you already have a visit to the DevNet Zone on your Cisco Live agenda, you can stop reading now.  If not…you need to put it on your calendar now.  The range of learning, coding, connecting, and inspiring activities and sessions at this year’s Cisco Live is greater than ever! More learning labs, more hands-on […]
It's Never Too Late
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In the last 24 hours, I’ve dealt with four different students or clients where the core issue is one of self-love.
Star Wars Super Fan Travels The World To Find Props
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Star Wars super fan Brandon Alinger is the subject of one episode of Mark Hamill's Pop Culture Quest, and talks a lifetime of movie prop collecting.
Unsurprising To All, ‘Batman And Harley Quinn’ Is Getting A Limited Theatrical Run!
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We learned a year ago that ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ was going to become a reality in an animated feature and now the inevitable limited cinematic release has been announced! Much like ‘Batman: The Killing Joke‘ and ‘Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders‘ received one, the latest animated adventure of the Caped Crusader will as well! We’ve seen Quinn work with Batman before, but in this outing, we’ll see them teaming up to stop both Poison Ivy and
In Which I Announce My Plan to Hide From the News Until Head On Is Done
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Hey, did you know I’m currently writing a novel? I am! It’s called Head On, and it’s coming out in ten months. Also, it’s not done yet, and the deadline is real soon now. I need to make some real progress on it in the next few weeks or else my editor will give me […]
Three A’s rookies hit their first big league home runs on Saturday
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What's better than watching a rookie unleash his first major league home run? Three rookies hitting their first home runs in the same game!
Corey Seager Listed as Day-to-Day With Hamstring Injury
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday that shortstop Corey Seager is day-to-day with a Grade 1 hamstring strain, according to Dodger Insider.Seager exited Friday's game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning, and he will not be in the lineup for Saturday's clash with Colorado.Seager is coming off a 2016 in which he won National League Rookie of the Year and finished third in the NL MVP voting.The 23-year-old had a .308/.365/.512 slash line to go with 26 home runs and
2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Offensive line key to Dolphins success
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Adam Gase has the Dolphins offense poised for a big year in 2017, especially for Jay Ajayi and Jarvis Landry. But don't be surprised if Davante Parker and Julius Thomas make some noise as well. There was a stretch last year when Jay Ajayi looked like the ...
Daily Fantasy Baseball Advice June 24 - FOXSports.com
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FOXSports.comDaily Fantasy Baseball Advice June 24FOXSports.comWelcome to our daily look at daily fantasy baseball. We'll use DraftKings salaries to give you some tips and advice on the day's action. We'll play the 15-game main slate. Remember to check lineups and weather as gametimes approach. We'll publish this
Instant Fantasy Baseball Reaction: Is Franklin Barreto worth adding off the waiver wire? - CBSSports.com
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CBSSports.comInstant Fantasy Baseball Reaction: Is Franklin Barreto worth adding off the waiver wire?CBSSports.comSo is this a trial run, a chance for the 21-year-old to get his feet wet, or is Barreto here to stay? And should we care in Fantasy leagues? Well, the default answer, considering it was an injury-related promotion, is that it's less than permanent, but ...Jed Lowrie Stats, News, Pictures, Bio, Videos - Oakland Athletics - ESPN - ESPN.comESPN.comKeep Voting Alonso! on Twitter: "IF
‘The Defenders’ Are Saving Us All With New Motion Posters!
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We’re still over a month away from ‘The Defenders’ and to celebrate the upcoming release, Netflix has shared a new poster and motion posters with us all! The primary poster is teased by the banner above, but we’ll show it in full in just a moment as well as the new motion shots that they’ve done. First up the official account for ‘The Defenders’ did a motion poster of the full team: There’s no ‘us’ in team. #DEFEND pic.twitter.com/jOFJU
Win a copy of Diana Gabaldon's SEVEN STONES TO STAND OR FALL
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I have two copies of Diana Gabaldon's Seven Stones to Stand or Fall up for grabs, compliments of the folks at Delacorte. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Here's the blurb:A magnificent collection of Outlander short fiction—including two never-before-published novellas—featuring Jamie Fraser, Lord John Grey, Master Raymond, and many more, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Diana Gabaldon.“The Custom of the Army” begins with Lord John Grey being shocked by an electric eel
Awesometacular: Jeremy Jahns Previews ‘Star Wars Battlefront II’ at E3 2017
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Collider and Verizon’s go90 are happy to present another Awesometacular with host Jeremy Jahns! This weekly show recaps the most exciting news in movies, video games, and television. Jeremy Jahns goes to E3 2017! While there he plays new games including ...
Digital Experiences and the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust:  A Winning Combination for Fans
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Our world is becoming increasingly connected and digitized as technology innovations continue to change at a rapid pace. At Cisco, we remain committed to helping our customers deliver the new experiences their customers demand, while at the same time capture the new business opportunities that are emerging in this evolving digital landscape. In the Sports […]
Editing your manuscript: Read it backwards
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Now, the fun begins! Having finished my first draft of Mind Over All and done the first read-through and edit on the computer, I am now editing the document by printing it out and reading it backwards, one sentence at a time, from last sentence to first. Why would anyone edit a document that way?* It separates the sentence from the plot, so that your brain is less likely to fill in missing words, skip bad grammar, etc., because it's focused on the story.* It lest you analyze each sentence for cl
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Dazzler Looks To Skate Into Her Film Debut In ‘X-Men: Dark Phoenix’
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Prior to the release of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ a few Easter Eggs were revealed that were meant to appeal to longtime comic book fans.  Sadly, a few of these were deleted before the film’s release.  Lana Condor‘s role as Jubilee was greatly reduced.  And the scene teased above, in which Scott Summers (Tye Sheridan) and Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) bond over their shared love of singer Dazzler was also cut. What Scott and Jean probably don’t realize is that their favorite
#4 – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Review – Douglas Adams
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Summary | Review | Quotes | Buy While the genre of Science Fiction isn’t particularly known for its sense of humor, the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams is a prime example of how the format’s unique characteristics … Continue reading →