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Thursday, June 04, 2009

Links of the Day

David Carradine Dead at 72 - "Kung Fu" actor David Carradine died today in his Bangkok hotel from a possible suicide. The details are not known. The actor rose to fame playing a Buddhist monk in Kung Fu and later for his role in the Kill Bill movies. Condolences to his family. His life in pictures here.

1 vs. 100 May Change Video Games - Microsoft is getting ready to release a new game that is going to very closely follow its TV counterpart with scheduled "show times", seasons, and specific times of play. Only difference is thousands will be able to play during those times either as the 1 or the 100 in a competition for XBox Live freebies as questions is generated on the spot with a real host voicing the virtual host to make it more authentic. The goal is to create a primetime lineup of games for subscribers. The concept as a whole is pretty intriguing and if it works could result in a whole new spectrum of gaming.

Avengers Assemble Logos - Marvel has solidified its plans for the movies that will introduce the major characters for the Avengers Assemble plans that will culminate in The Avengers film in 2012. Marvel is basically taking its unified universe concept that drives comics to the movie screen.

Harry Potter 6 TV Spots - Click the link and scroll down a little bit to find 7 TV spots for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince that is coming out in July. The film is looking good.

Dick Cheney Admits No Iraq Ties to 9/11 - Cheney spent many years using the lie that Saddamn helped fund the 9/11 attacks as a means to sell the Iraq war to his right wing followers and other cowards. Now, he finally admits it is not true. It is just a shame that it took 4000+ American lives and trillion dollars to tell the truth to those that should have known better to begin with. This is why power should always, without exception, be questioned. Blind loyalty helps no one.

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