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Things We Saw Today: Pretend Quidditch

Things We Saw Today

You know that meme that’s been making the rounds of Japanese children doing Dragon Ball Z-type moves? Well, we’ve moved onto Quidditch. Best idea ever. (via Kotaku

  • Famous Mouseketeer, Annette Funicello, has passed away. She was 70-years-old. (via The Frisky)
  • 5 Female Animators Who Shook Up The Industry (via Brenda Chapman)

Her Universe previews another new geeky item – a Rogue Squadron Hoodie Tank. (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Wired’s Laura Hudson (previously of Comics Alliance) wrote a great, in-depth reply to a tumblr user who asked about feminism. She talks about feminism itself but also the stigma surrounding the word. Definitely worth a read. (via Laura’s Tumblr)
  • How magic works in Game of Thrones, or rather, why it works. (via Think Progress)
  • Actor Martin Ferrero, the lawyer from Jurassic Park, did an interview about his toilet legacy. (via USA Today)

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” ( She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."