Even though FOX cancelled the sci-fi program Fringe after 5 seasons and 100 episodes in, Fringe fans will get another dose in book form in 2013 by pulp fiction writer Christa Faust with a 3-part prequel. Each of the 3 novels will focus on one of the main characters – Walter Bishop, Olivia Dunham and Peter Bishop.
Where is the Retrenders team going to be at this Memorial Day Weekend? We’ll be at FanimeCon from May 24-27 taking place at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA.
For more info, go to: fanime.com.
Are you bored with the typical mundane postcard? Well, you can buy these cool strange artsy postcards by artist Luke Cheuh. The 5×7 postcards comes in a set of 6.
Buy it @ Tainted Visions – Luke Cheuh Postcards.
Hatsune Miku is a big time singer in Japan, but she’s all virtual. Developed by Crypton Future Media as a singing synthesizer software, but now Hastsune Miku has become a huge pop culture phenom in Japan. Here’s a video going behind-the-scenes of Hastune Miku – The END project with the creators involved.
To kick-off LEGO: The Yoda Chronicles premiering on the Cartoon Network on May 29th 2013, LEGO unleashes an incredible 1:1 scale LEGO Star Wars X-Wing fighter at Times Square New York City. This project took about 4 months to build using 5 million bricks and over 30 Master LEGO builders.
The Ramen crew interviews Spiderman artist Humberto Ramos @ Big Wow! Comicfest 2013. He talks about his passion and love for drawing comics.
Ramen and a Half’s latest podcast is here! The team recaps their 2-day adventure of interviewing artists and cosplayers at the Big Wow Comicfest 2013 this past weekend. And of course meeting Stan Lee!
For more info, go to: Big Wow! Comicfest 2013.
This donut is wildly popular in NYC, introducing the “Cronut” by pastry chef Dominique Ansel. The donut uses croissant-like dough and then is fried and filled with vanilla cream. You can find this tasty treat in New York City at the Dominique Ansel Bakery.
Xcar takes a look at two iconic JDM cars, the Toyota Supra and tuned Nissan Silvia.
The Toyota Supra was made famous by Fast & the Furious films and Playstation’s Gran Turismo video game series, Xcar takes a look back at the legendary Toyota Supra. And my grandma can drive this – a tuned automatic Supra!
This Sunday on Netflix 15 episodes of Arrested Development Season 4 finally kicks off. If you’re new to the series and want to know what this running joke about the various characters is about, go to: Recurring Developments for a outline map of all the running jokes from Seasons 1-3. This should be helpful if you’re not going to have a Arrested Development DVD marathon before it Season 4 premieres on Sunday.
Our Retrenders crew may be tired and sleep deprived from the Big Wow! Comcifest in San Jose this past weekend, but we hope to bring you exclusive interviews from various comic book artists, cosplayers and other cool happenings from the event, so come back to our site for video updates.
Hey, were is our team going to be at this weekend? We’ll be at the Big Wow! Comicfest kicking off this weekend at the San Jose Convention Center. We’ll also be hanging at the Comic & Figure Addicts (CFA) booth #209, so catch us there and say HI!
For more details go to: Big Wow! Comicfest.com
Photographer Beth Galton takes some amazing food pics with this series – “Cut Food”. A cup of ramen noodles, donuts, eggs, corn dog, ice cream all cut in half.
One of the most picturesque cities in Canada is Montreal and here’s an artsy project by Stephane Hoareau for Timecode Lab. The short film video project showcases Montreal in the winter weather and some neat time-lapse scenes.
For more details, go to: Stephane Hoareau – Montreal by Winter.
With the summer movie season underway, let us enjoy some simple, yet cool movie posters by artist Viktor Hertz.
You might be tired of writing office notes on the same old 3M yellow sticky notes. Why not try these Floppy Disk Sticky Notes?
Now you get to play ninja in your kitchen with these magnetic ninja stars. The package comes with 2 shuriken black plastic magnets to keep your notes, pictures and whatnot in place on your fridge door.
The ‘net is buzzin’ about Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, but here’s an action figure team picture of the O.G. SHIELD characters.
Eddie and Ramon hit up Kidrobot SF for artist Frank Kozik signing and his latest Skeloton Labbit releases.
For all latest art projects, go to: FrankKozik.net.
And for the latest collectible toys and gear, go to: Kidrobot.
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This coloring book – Gangsta Rap Coloring Book is definitely not for the kids, but for fans of gangsta rap. The art book features 45 rap artist from KRS One, Tupac and Biggie. Now I get dust off my box of Crayola crayons from the attic and start coloring.