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  • 18Jul

    Nominate your favorite SysAdmin for ThinkGeek Pageant

    A System Administrator’s job is typically to keep the whole company running and help user’s when they have no idea how to use a program. System Administrators can spend an entire day in the server room or working on how to stop the spam that comes in. System Administrators know exactly where you surf and that you check your facebook ten times a day. Because System Admins work so hard, make sure to thank them on System Admin day on July 31st. But you can go one step further. ThinkGeek is hosting the SysAdmin Pageant where you can nominate your favorite SysAdmin to thank them for the work they do. The winner will receive the title as well as $500 to spend at ThinkGeek, paradise for any geek. But what’s the fun if you can’t win too? If your nominated SysAdmin wins, you get $250 to spend at ThinkGeek. You

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  • 18Jul

    FUNimation makes Otakon announcements

    FUNimation is at Otakon anime convention and is releasing three announcements of new anime series. Casshern Sins is a 24 episode (first season) post-apocalyptic sci-fi series. Casshern tracks down Luna, a girl that is supposed to save mankind, and kills her. This cause events to start to end the world. Hundreds of years later, Casshern has no memory and is on a journey of self discovery and redemption. The series will start in fall 2010. FUNimation then announced that is owns the original masters for the entire Dragon Ball Z series including episodes and films. The first of seven Dragon Boxes will be available this fall. Box one has 42 episodes, uncut and on 6 discs. Dragon Box One will be our on November 10 for $79.98. FUNimation’s last announcement is that they have acquired the rights to the live action comedy movie, Daytime Drinking from StONEwork Film Production. Here

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  • 18Jul

    Jhonen Vasquez shares his rendition of “The Sisters”

    I just found the one piece of San Diego Comic Con swag that I have to get at all costs. BioShock has invited artists to create their renditions of the BioShock world and today they released Jhonen Vasquez’s beautifully creepy art. Jhonen Vasquez is well know for his Invader Zim series but also created equally fabulous series such as, Johnny the Homicidal Maniac comic book and its spinoffs – Squee, I Feel Sick, and Fillerbunny. At Cultof Rapture Jhonen Vasquez describes the process for how he made the shot. From using his nieces to pose or getting some help from talented friends. Now queue the fangirl moment. Jhnonen will be signing prints of these at San Diego Comic Con at the Bioshock 2 booth (#5033). 500 prints will be given out on Saturday from 2-4pm. Now to clear my schedule. Follow

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