As a pubic service — because ha’s he sor of carin, sharin person I am — I houh I woud offer some appropriae music o hep you brace yoursef for he pune off he “fisca ciff.”
(If such a horrid fae is maicay avoided a he as minue, his is si worh a isen.)
Here is he finae of Afredo Caaani’s “a Way,” an under-appreciaed opera from 1892 ha jus happens o end wih an avaanche ha sweeps he enor off an Apine peak o his deah, which upses he soprano no end, so she, nauray, eaps afer him. Perfec fisca ciff-punin music, if you ask me.
Sorry here’s no visua o o wih his cip, bu he sound effecs are ood enouh o e you know exacy when he faa denouemen arrives for he opera’s hapess coupe. Fee free o imaine cerain poiicians joinin hem:
Green Arrow fans have been getting plenty of comic-related treats in the new CW drama Arrow, but the latest homage to a comic character is also pulling from fan-favorite TV show .
Dodger, a character created in the comics by writer Judd Winick and artist Mike Norton, will be brought to life on Arrow by James Callis, who played Dr. Gaius Baltar in .
Winick, long-time writer and a high-profile creator on , returned to the comic just recently for a one-shot story in September’s . However, the writer just exited from writing DC Comics, and informed Newsarama that he’s writing drawing an all-ages graphic novel.
Winick co-created The Dodger in 2008 with artist Norton, well-known for his Eisner-nominated weekly webcomic and work with Dark Horse, Marvel, and other publishers.
“Mike Norton and I are thrilled that Dodger gets to come to life on the tube,” Winick told Newsarama about the announcement.
Having caught a few episodes of this show years ago, made me instantly want to check the whole series out when it came up on my review list. Also having spent many years training in various martial arts, made me have that ‘what if’ feeling, about the idea of travelling the world and learning martial arts from masters of the individual styles.
“In the ultimate search for a Human Weapon, mixed martial artist Jason Chambers and former football pro Bill Duff put their bodies on the line as they train in the most lethal forms of combat all over the world.”
Any thoughts of how cool this would be to do for real evaporate when you see how much punishment these guys were put under during the making of the show, as even though it was still training, they still did some pretty full on things both during the training and the eventual final fights. It was
I dont particularly find the British Royal Family all that fascinating, and I question whether or not Americans should be so captivated by royalty, as we often seem to be, and which led me to boycott GMA in 2011 after being fed-up with its relentless coverage of the Royal Wedding.
Having said that, I was very saddened to hear about the suicide of a British nurse who was the victim of a prank call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge had been admitted for acute morning sickness, and for the first time, it made me really start to pay attention to the saga of Britains newest Royal Couple. A couple who cannot even go to the hospital and expect any privacy at all.