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Artist Scott C.‘s The Great Showdowns series makes even the most violent battles look adorable.  Check out his tumblr for more charming water color renditions of your favorite pop culture rivals, and check out his book signing at Desert Island in Brooklyn tonight!

  • The amount of coverage on the internet regarding last Sunday’s Game of Thrones has grown so large it is officially feeding itself.  The Frisky has a video of George R.R. Martin reacting to Game of Thrones fans reacting to “The Rains of Castamere” on Conan.

San Diego Comic Con is coming up, and i09 has compiled a list of recently revealed Hasbro goodies you can maybe, possibly get at SDCC’13, including the Boba Fett collector’s figure and carbonite Han Solo below.


  • MGM actress, athlete, and originator of the aquamusical Esther Williams died yesterday at 91 years old.  Follow the link to read more on this fascinating woman. (via Death and Taxes)
  • Tom Hawking discusses Doctor Who, the prospect of a female 12th Doctor, and asexuality in the classic series. (via Flavorwire)
  • Tumblr’s favorite swimming anime, Free!, has some new, female characters and an official air date. (via Anime News Network)

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