Thursday, September 30, 2010

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Return of the Cylons: The Caprica Season 1.5 Premiere Fan Event!

The following from Jane Espenson:

Join CAPRICA stars Esai Morales, Alessandra Torresani, Sasha Roiz, and executive producers Ronald D. Moore, David Eick, Jane Espenson and Kevin Murphy for the Caprica season 1.5 premiere!

500 dedicated fans will have an exclusive opportunity to be the very first to see CAPRICA's return at a free private screening with the cast and producers on Sunday, October 3 at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios Hollywood! Gates open at 6:30 PM and the cast and producers will kick off and close the event.

To get your ticket for this exciting celebration of CAPRICA'S return, please send your name, e-mail address, and number of tickets (max of 6 per person) to An email confirmation with a link to your printable barcoded ticket will arrive within 24 hours. Only the first 500 guests with tickets will be guaranteed entrance!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A Maverickey Night of Dancing

I rarely watch reality shows.

Got enough of them from Chuck Barris and Jon Davidson during my misspent childhood in front of the telly.

Still... I keep my ear to the proverbial rails and was interested to hear that daughter of tea party maven Sarah Palin has been on dancing with the stars.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bristol Palin’s performance was highlighted by commentary from her mom.

Surprisingly... to everyone’s chagrin... there was some booing from the peanut gallery.

Check it out in the video widget below:

Now, we are not sure who was being booed.  It could have been a reaction to the last dancers’ scores.  Anyway... since I didn’t see Bristol’s performance, I have no idea what song she danced to. If she had danced to The Bristol Stomp, that would have been pure serendipity, don’t you think?

And in case you are unfamiliar with Bristol Stomp, a hit song from a half-century or so ago... check it out in the video widget below:

Dexter Season Premiere

The buzz is all over the internet now, with people tuned in to see the highly rated fifth season premiere of Showtime’s Dexter.  A LOT of people were watching on Sunday night.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the ratings were through the roof.  And, given the traffic on the Dexter IMDB discussion page, the buzz about this highly anticipated season opener is at an all-time high.

The lovely folks at Sumner Redstone’s Showtime network were nice enough to add an edited version of the season premiere to YouTube.

If you don’t have a Showtime subscription... check it out in the video widget below:

And we will close this blog with one additional reminder to check out our Dexter inspired designs at the Dwacon® store!

Monday, September 27, 2010

News from Mobile Insiders

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Something Special for Dexter Fanboys and Fangirls...

Enjoy last night’s season premiere of Dexter?

Don’t worry... if you haven’t seen it yet, I won’t spoil anything for you.

What I will do is fill you in on something ever Dexter fan will absolutely want to be in on...

Dexter Gear for Fanboys and Fangirls.

Now is the time to check out our Dexter inspired designs at The Dwacon® Store’s Dexter Inspired Shop.

Check out these samples of some of the designs you will find.  First... the Bloody Mary (or, maybe it should be renamed the Bloody Rita... similar to the Marga Rita.  Get it?  Harrrr.... what a cut up!

The Bloody Rose... which Dexter should have put on Rita’s grave...

We call this design: “Dexter Jr. All Grown Up...”

The Blood Orange... what Dexter has had for breakfast every morning in the opening credits of the show...

Another peek at the Bloody Mary (not Rita) design...

And, last but not least... the Ice Truck Killer Bloody Mary design...

Each design is available on thirty-three (33) gift and apparel items!

All available at The Dwacon® Store’s Dexter Inspired Shop.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Dexter Season Five

Nerds around the world were on the edges of their chairs as the trailer for the fifth season of this Showtime original series debuted on the internet.

Michael C. Hall (apparently healed from his illness) is back and better than ever -- and the drama seems to be ramped up to a high level.

Some Julie Benz fans will be sad... but she will be starring with Michael Chiklis in a new superhero fantasy drama on ABC.

Meanwhile... let’s take a look at the sneak preview for Dexter’s fifth season in the video widget below:

I am sure my former colleagues at the White House, who were all big-time Dexter fans, will be watching. I will miss discussing the show with them over fancy luncheons at The Oval Room and La Taberna del Alabardero.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Keine Brüste auf der Sesamstraße

I don’t recall anything like this when I was a young child watching Sesame Street in the United States...

Or, for that matter... when I watched it as a teenager in Germany.

Katy Perry was hoping to frolic with Elmo on Sesame Street... doing a parody of one of her popular music videos.

Unfortunately, Katy’s seemingly innocent performance was yanked from the show after parents complained that her attire was... erm... too revealing.

Poor Katy!  Maybe she should have borrowed Lady Gaga’s meat dress.

Check out what would have been her Sesame Street premiere in the video widget below:

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Everyone Makes Mistakes in the Past... Right?

Bill Maher was so kind on the first episode of his new season on HBO to remind everyone that before she became a leading figure in the Tea Party, Christine O’Donnell had a past.

Part of what she did in this past... well, it presumably included some satan worship on a bloody altar?  Well... let’s hear how Christine explains it in this video clip:

Now that might not be completely fair.  After all... this was back in the 1990’s -- like a decade ago. We can’t judge Christine for what she did in the past.

For that matter, it is wrong to judge anyone for what they did in the past.


Thursday, September 16, 2010

Stay Away From Those GOTCHA Journalists...

Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell had difficulty answering questions about her finances... among other questions. Sarah Palin has the answer.

As reported on Delaware Online, the simple answer is to speak through Fox News and not answer those other news outlets.

You can follow Anderson Cooper 360’s coverage of O’Donnell and her adventures.

But she does have one thing going for her. At least she ain’t no Muslim. And as we remove our tongue from our cheek, let’s close with a video clip below:

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