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Things We Saw Today: Lynda Carter (Wonder Woman) Chatting With Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley
by Kellie Foxx-Gonzalez | 5:01 pm, June 18th, 2012
Lynda Carter, the iconic lead of the Wonder Woman television series, palled around with Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley during NBATV’s postgame coverage of Game 3 of the NBA Finals. She’s a Heat fan, apparently. (via SportsGrid.)
- Comic book writer and co-creator of the superhero Static, Robert L. Washington III, passed away recently. He left behind a dire financial situation. The folks behind the Hero Initiative have pledged to raise money to give him a proper burial — chip in, if you can, to honor the passing of man who helped create ”the dreams and hopes and heroes of generations of the young and the young-at-heart.” (via MTV Geek News.)
- Remember the storm that brewed over that military mom support group that took photos of women breastfeeding in uniform? Chrystal Scott, the group’s spokeswoman, was recently fired from her civilian job as an X-ray technician due to the uproar. I didn’t know advocating for the rights of mothers was so controversial. (via Think Progress.)
We all knew Macbooks were poised to team up with the Daleks and exterminate the world. Check out these awesome Doctor Who stickers! (via QMx Online.)
- Midtown Comics in New York City is holding a wedding for two geeky gay couples in celebration of the historic wedding of X-Men characters Northstar and Kyle, appearing in Astonishing X-Men #51. B’awww! (via Comic Book Resources.)
- The comedy collective Gorgeous Ladies of Comedy, or GLOC, is holding a fan-chosen poll battle to find the Ultimate Female Sitcom Character. Among this week’s many battles, Roseanne is duking it out with Arrested Development’s Lucille Bluth — tough choices abound! (via The GLOC.)
- The Frisky reclaims “pink journalism” — that is, journalism about women, relationships, lifestyle, and sexuality — by compiling a list of excellent pieces that destabilize the notion that journalism about women and for women isn’t worth acclaim. (via The Frisky.)
Can’t bear to leave the house without nerd gear? Sick of browsing countless Etsy sellers for affordable merch? Take matters into your own hands with this tutorial on how to make stylish, geeky hair accessories for cheap! (via Fashionably Geek.)
- Fanfiction is emerging from the shadows, largely thanks to E.L. James’ Fifty Shades of Grey, the mega-hit BDSM erotica trilogy originally conceived as a Twilight fanfic. (via The Wall Street Journal.)
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