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July 24, 2017

I Went To Westworld At SDCC

Every year at San Diego Comic Con, there are off-site events and “experiences” based around the biggest franchises of the moment. There’s everything from Walking Dead, to Mr. Robot and everything in between. This years San Diego Comic Con played host to one of the coolest experiences I’ve ever been a part of. HBO partnered with New York based marketing firm Campfire, to produce an experience based off the smash-hit show, Westworld. Like the show, the event was VERY exclusive, with only about 100 guests attending the experience per day between Thursday and Sunday. For correlation, there’s usually about 150,000 people on site for Comic Con during that time [...]

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July 16, 2017

Disney Is Making A Star Wars Themed Hotel

Disney’s D23 Expo unearthed a ton of goodies from several of their biggest franchises this past weekend. In what was potentially the biggest announcement from the Expo, was the unveiling of a Star Wars themed hotel, set to open in 2019. The hotel is being billed as an “immersive experience” meaning guests will essentially be treated to a Star Wars version of West World. 

Disney is saying that all “cast members” will be in costume and in character. This means once you’re in there, there will be no breaking of character. All guests will also apparently be given a specific storyline that’s designed to “touch every single minute [...]

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June 28, 2017

Boost Your Immunity with Beer… Yes, please!

Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have filed for patents for a brewing technique that incorporates probiotics into a sour beer that may boost immunity and improve gut health. “The health benefits of probiotics are well known,” Chan Mei Zhi Alcine, of the Food Science and Technology Program at NUS, said in a press release to UPI. “While good bacteria are often present in food that have been fermented, there are currently no beers on the market that contain probiotics. Developing sufficient counts of live probiotics in beer is a challenging feat as beer contains hop acids that prevent the growth and survival of probiotics. As a believer of [...]

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June 10, 2017

TV’s Batman Adam West Dies at 88

Adam West was best known for his role as Batman on the popular 1960s television series. West passed away Friday night in Los Angeles surrounded by his family and loved ones after a short battle with leukemia, a family spokeperson said. Adam West had quite a cult following and was an actor that fell victim to type casting. West struggled to find acting roles until he became the voice of  Adam West: Mayor of Quahog on Family Guy. West has also done voice acting  for Spongebob Squarepants and The Fairly Odd Parents. Adam West and Burt Ward made one of their last con appearances at Motor City Comic Con last year. Here is a link to the Q & A panel from their 2016 appearance [...]

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