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How To Survive The Cartoon Apocalypse, The Toonzone Way!

by Todd DuBoison December 21, 2012
Feeling down about the end of the world? Four out of five dentists say you shouldn’t be. Sure, December 21st could unleash untold cataclysms that will destroy all life as we know it, but the funny thing about the end of the world is that it’s never truly the end. Life always finds a way, […]
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Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Adventures in the Crystal Empire” & “Mickey & Donald Have a Farm”

by Ed Liuon December 21, 2012
In my review of the first season DVD set of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, I compared the show to playing the blues, noting that blues is simple music and simple music is the hardest music to play. The five episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic on the latest “soccer mom” DVD […]

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Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” Season 1: Pony Up for This One

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
The late, great blues guitar player Albert Collins once said, “Simple music is the hardest music in the world to play. And blues is simple music.” The basics of a 12-bar blues and a minor pentatonic scale are simple, but “simple” does not mean “easy.” There’s a gigantic and somewhat ineffable gap between understanding those […]
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PR: “Animaniacs” Joins the Hub Lineup with Four-Hour Marathon and Movie on December 24, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 18, 2012
*TUNE-IN ALERT* GIVE A WACKY WELCOME TO ANIMANIACS! FAN-FAVORITE JOINS THE HUB’S LINE-UP WITH A FOUR-HOUR MARATHON AND MOVIE THIS CHRISTMAS EVE BEGINNING AT 4 PM ET! ALSO TUNE-IN FOR AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF LITTLEST PET SHOP, SATURDAY AT 11:30 AM ET AND SPECIAL BACK-TO-BACK HOLIDAY EPISODES OF FAMILY GAME NIGHT, CHRISTMAS DAY AT 12 […]

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Arrow Episode Recap – Year’s End – Season 1, Episode 9

by Alex Beanon December 18, 2012
Synopsis: With potential Mrs. Arrow, Helena the Huntress, seemingly on vacation in the Bahamas after last episode’s Dirty Harryesque meltdown, Oliver – aka Arrow – keeps himself busy by tussling with a copycat vigilante known as the Dark Archer, who is evidently either trying to make Arrow/Oliver look bad or reveal his true identity or […]
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Arrow Episode Recap – Vendetta – Season 1, Episode 8

by Alex Beanon December 18, 2012
Synopsis: Oliver – aka Arrow – hooks up with Helena the Huntress in a sort of pre-marital test of vigilante philosophies [revenge vs. sweet justice] before going down the possible path to Mr. and Mrs. Arrowdom. It looks like Mr. and Mrs. Arrow are in business as a crime fighting couple until – oh no […]

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Arrow Episode Recap – Muse of Fire – Season 1, Episode 7

by Alex Beanon December 18, 2012
Synopsis: Oliver – aka Arrow – inadvertently hooks up with the Bertinelli mafia family of Starling City and sorta, on purpose, hooks up with the crime boss’s daughter who also turns out to be The Huntress – a vigilante superhero like him. Details: The opening has a mysterious all-black-clad motorcycle gunman seemingly making an assassination attempt […]
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Childrens Hospital Episode Recap – Eulogy – Season 4, Episode 14

by Alex Beanon December 16, 2012
Synopsis: Doctor Blake Downs died at the hand of Chief or maybe Detective Briggs [one or the other – take your pick] in the previous episode and Newsreaders are there to reveal the expose behind the scenes of his startling on-screen death seen by millions [or possibly hundreds]. Details: Everybody saw it last week – […]

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PR: Section 23 Films Announces March 2013 Slate

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2012
SECTION23 FILMS ANNOUNCES MARCH 2013 SLATE RUROUNI KENSHIN ~ NEW KYOTO ARC Available on March 5th HOUSTON, December 12, 2012 – Home video distributor Section23 Films today announced its March slate of releases; including Sentai Filmworks newest acquisition from Aniplex Inc.: Rurouni Kenshin ~ New Kyoto Arc, which will be available on both DVD and […]
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PR: Right Stuf’s Lucky Penny Announces “Hyakko” Complete TV Series Litebox DVD Set Coming April 2, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 14, 2012
RIGHT STUF’S LUCKY PENNY ENT. Announces Release of HYAKKO Complete TV series available as a Litebox-style DVD set on April 2, 2013 GRIMES, Iowa, Dec. 12, 2012 – Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and its Lucky Penny Entertainment label are pleased to announce the HYAKKO Complete TV Series DVD set will be available […]