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Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening (March 19, 2014) of “Muppets Most Wanted” – 6 Canadian Cities

UPDATED: Three lucky Canadian families, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Waterloo, Ottawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

You Need To Listen To The Princess Bride Rock Musical by Copy Red Leader

Princess. Bride. Rock. Musical! Wait! Don’t roll your eyes just yet! It’s actually really good. I mean really. My first reaction upon learning this exists was a fair amount of trepidation and doubt. And then, I took the time to listen. It’s really nice when fans make things based upon the things they love. These creations can be such marvelous things, as is the case with this 15-song tribute to The Princess Bride by Copy Red Leader.Continue

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

It’s Not Too Late To Help Paul and Storm Kickstart “Ball Pit”

If you are unaware of Paul and Storm’s Kickstarter campaign for their soon-t0-be newest album Ball Pit, the above video has most of the information you will need. The reason for this post is pretty simple. I really, really, really, REALLY want Paul and Storm to reach their next stretched goal: The PaulandStormonomicon, an anthology of very short stories and illustrations based on and/or inspired by Paul and Storm and their songs.Continue

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

Marian Call’s New Album “Sketchbook” Is Splendid – Plus, Giveaway

My favourite art comes with imperfections. Sure, I enjoy things that are meticulous and perfectly ordered. Symmetry and things containing patterns are calming. But, when it comes to art, I prefer the type of order that is achieved through the flawed, the gritty, the imperfect, the messy, the vulnerable. Marian Call’s newest album Sketchbook is filled with many such nuances, resulting in an album filled with heartfelt truths and an abundance of warmth. The result is splendid.Continue

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

“An Astronauts Guide To” Video Playlist

Yesterday, the much anticipated An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth by astronaut superstar Col. Chris Hadfield was published. Leading up to the release, a series of “An Astronaut’s Guide To” videos were released. To coincide with yesterday’s release of the book, the final video was published. If you’ve yet to see yesterday’s video, or have missed one or all of them, I’ve created a handy-dandy playlist for your convenience.Continue

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

Win a Family Pass to an Advanced Screening of “Frozen” – 8 Canadian Cities

One lucky Canadian family, in each of the following cities — Calgary, Edmonton, Oakville/Mississauga, Ottawa, Richmond Hill, Vancouver, Whitby, Winnipeg — will win a four-ticket family pass to an advanced screening of Walt Disney’s Frozen, courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.Continue

Corrina Lawson To Co-Host The Geeky Pleasures Radio Show April 19, 2013

Corrina Lawson To Co-Host The Geeky Pleasures Radio Show April 19, 2013

I am happy to announced that author and fellow GeekMom, Corrina Lawson (@CorrinaLawson) will, once again, be joining me on the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247) on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 7 pm PT/ 10 pm ET/ 3 am (Saturday) in the UK. If have any questions for Corrina, and…Continue

Robot Portraits on Kickstarter

Robot Portraits on Kickstarter

Jon-Paul LaFerriere is a an artist who wants to turn you into a robot! This Kickstarter project is really as simple as that. For a very reasonable price, Jon-Paul will create a realistic portrait of you as a robot. By realistic, I mean the robot will resemble your likeness. There are a variety of rewards from which…Continue

R.A. Salvatore Interivew

R.A. Salvatore Interivew

On Monday, February 25, 2013, I sat down for a chat with The Last Threshold author R.A. Salvatore. The interview aired during the Geeky Pleasures Radio Show at The Look 24/7 (@TheLook247) on March 8, 2013. It was a real pleasure talking with Bob. If you missed the interview, have no fears. The interview is available below for your downloading…Continue

The Winner Of The ‘Phineas and Ferb: Animals Agents’ DVD Giveaway Is…

The Winner Of The ‘Phineas and Ferb: Animals Agents’ DVD Giveaway Is…

Friday, March 8, 2013, at 23:59, the Phineas and Ferb: The Perry Files – Animal Agents DVD by Marie Brennan giveaway, courtesy of Disney Canada, closed. Five people entered. Using a random number generator, I drew one numbers. The numbers was five. The winner is Katharine! Katharine has already been notified by email, and she should receive her…Continue

‘Phineas And Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD Review

‘Phineas And Ferb: Animal Agents’ DVD Review

Last week was the release of Phineas And Ferb: The Perry Files – Animal Agents on DVD. How well do you really know your pet…or ANY animal? Behind a cute and/or cuddly exterior there may lurk a cunning crime-fighter with a brown fedora, a top-secret identity and a license to thrill! Meet the heroic Animal Agents of…Continue

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