How Krysten Ritter Went From Rom-Com Sidekick To Marvel Superhero

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2014 NBC Upfront Presentation

Marvel is hoping Jessica Jones can be their next breakout character, as well known as Daredevil (minus the terrible movie and even worse soundtrack). As its star, the company cast an actress who always seems on the verge of breaking out, the perpetually almost-famous Krysten Ritter, who showed up in several movies and shows as That Girl before breaking big in Breaking Bad, and eventually Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 and Netflix’s Jessica Jones. Here’s how she went from commercials to superhero shows.

1. Ritter, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1981, was a model before she made her first on-screen appearance in a Dr. Pepper commercial. She got the gig by “being a goof, and dancing around” during the audition; she enjoyed acting, and soon gave up modeling to make it her full-time gig. Like any new actor and actress, she had to prove her chops. So…

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Nintendo Of America Has Opened An eBay Store

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Nintendo of America has opened an eBay store that sells new and refurbished goods. The items range from the Nintendo 2DS Mario Kart Bundle, to the standard Wii remote. There’s also a small range of games listed along with the Nintendo 3DS NFC reader too.

All items have free shipping and there’s over 30 items to have a look at. You can find them all here.

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The Science of the Hulk

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Out of all the MARVEL superheroes, one of the most well known is our favourite mean, green fighting machine: the Hulk.

A question we comic book lovers constantly ask is “Could that support hero be real and could I become him/her?”. Well I don’t know about some of them, but here’s what I know about the Hulk.

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The MMA Road Show with John Morgan No. 34: Maynard, Flores, Del Campo, Park

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mma-road-show-podcastEpisode No. 34 of “The MMA Road Show with John Morgan” podcast is now available for streaming and download.

MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan hosts the show while traveling the world to cover the sport.

John Morgan is in Mexico with Justin Park to cover UFC Fight Night 78, and Cold Coffee was going to join in – until Morgan screwed up. Still, Morgan brings on Mexico’s greatest MMA mind, Rodrigo Del Campo, to break down the card and update us all on the MMA scene in Mexico. Park joins in to talk an incredible week of UFC 193 aftermath, and Morgan also gets Legacy FC boss and former [autotag]Holly Holm[/autotag] promoter Mick Maynard to give his thoughts on that big fight, as well as [autotag]Ronda Rousey[/autotag]’s judo coach Justin Flores. And it all wraps up with a conversation with a stranger. No, seriously.

Check it out on iTunes

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