TV Guide Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the acclaimed series “The X-Files”

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                This year marks the 20th anniversary of a certain ground-breaking television series (which spawned two movies) called “The X-Files.” You might have heard of the program, unless you lived in the woods, under a rock. Any who, for those of us that have indeed heard of it and might have caught an episode or two during its nine season run, this year TV Guide Magazine celebrated this historic show.

               Located in Ballroom 20 of the San Diego Convention Center, fans filled every seat available to listen and catch a glimpse of the stars. And we were surely not disappointed. Not only did the creator of the show Chris Carter make it, but various writers such as Vince Gilligan, Howard Gordon, John Shiban, Glen Morgan, and Jim Wong were also in attendance. But the most exciting was having the show’s two main stars, Gillian Anderson (Agent Dana Scully) and David…

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Vertigo presents the 25th Anniversary of Sandman: A Revisiting, and a Retelling

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Almost 25 years ago, a comic book that really didn’t look, read, or follow the other hero laden stories that were more in circulation hit local store shelves. Its main character didn’t look like any of the flying, spandex wearing beings that saved damsels in distress and diverted near-world-apocalypses. In January of 1989, DC comics under the imprint of Vertigo, introduced the world to Neil Gaiman’s Sandman.

Located in room 6DE of the San Diego Convention Center, DC comics and Vertigo brought together a brilliant collection of people who worked on the comic. In attendance was Shelly Bond (editor during the comic), artists Todd Klein, Sam Kieth, Dave McKean, and J.H. Williams III, and of course the main writer Neil Gaiman himself (who I might add is a classy man with a stylish hairdo). The collective discussed the humble beginnings of the Sandman series, its better known issues and artwork…

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SDCC 2013: A Retrospective Part 1

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For the uninitiated, San Diego Comic Con can be a bit overwhelming. There’s simply so much to do and see, and while 5 days in paradise seems like enough, well, it’s not. SDCC 2013 marked my fifth year attending the con, and as always I was accompanied by my sister, Nikki, and my girlfriend, Lauren. 130,000 people (read:nerds) made the trip this year, and as one of those lucky few I wanted to detail a week in the life of a con-goer. Read on!

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SDCC: Cosplay Roundup for 2013

10 Best Moments from ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Comic-Con Panel

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10 Best Moments from ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Comic-Con Panel

One of the highlights during San Diego Comic Con this past weekend, was the panel featuring The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.

This was the first time The Hunger Games series hit Hall H — and while the debut of a new Catching Fire trailer was certainly the pinnacle of the panel, there were plenty of other highlights that left fans feeling even more exciting about the movie. (As if that were even possible!)

Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Jena Malone, Jeffrey Wright, Willow Shields, and director Francis Lawrence discussed the movie, and answered fan questions before and after the trailer. Check out ten of the best moments from their panel in the slideshow above, and share your favorite in the comments below.

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UKMMA Expo medical suspensions from SAFE MMA Your single source for Combat sports

Last weekend’s debuting UKMMA Expo featured a headline professional fight under the governance of Safe MMA, on Saturday, July 20 at Event City in Manchester.

Professional fighters, Antanas Jazbutis and Uche Ihiekwe, were medically cleared to fight by Safe MMA in a bout that took place on a predominantly Amateur card.

The fighters underwent pre- and post-fight medical examinations at the event and were advised the medical suspensions below:


1) Antanas Jazbutis | 28 days |  Suspended until at least 24th August 2013

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Ken Patera Talks St. Louis on RingSyders!

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The 17th edition of RingSyders on MWR is available now.  Ben Simon and Drew Abbenhaus will host big action.


Ken Patera, two-time Missouri Heavyweight Champion, joins us today to discuss his career in St. Louis, his involvement in the upcoming SICW event at GCS Ballpark, and what it was like to live with Ric Flair.

Also, with FIST Combat at Pop’s this Friday, we talk to promoter Mikey G to get the rundown.

Go to the RingSyders page and download the show

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