Here are this week's links and tidbits.
  1. Trivia Question
  2. Motivational Geek Quote
  3. Links
  4. Trivia Answer

1. Trivia Question
In the 1999 film The Matrix, about people fighting a battle in a virtual world, why was one of Morpheus' crew nicknamed "Switch"?

2. Motivational Geek Quote
"I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when my fear is gone I will turn and face fear's path, and only I will remain." - Paul Atreides Dune (1984)

3. Links
: For Superheroes and Breast Cancer Awareness ads featured various female characters giving themselves breast exams. Here are the ads: Wonder Woman, Storm, Hulk, Catwoman.

Cultural Compulsive Disorder Retro Battlestar Gallatica TV Guide Ads by Frank Franzetta

The Sci-Fi Dude "The Time Element" 1st Twilight Zone pilot Rejected by CBS...

Blastr Star Wars Uncut is 2 hours of fan-made genius
Imagine thousands of fans recreating scenes from Star Wars in 15 second clips. String them together and you have this.

Man In Black Top Ten Pieces of the Star Wars Expanded Universe

Sherlock Endeavours  while Cinemarvellous has a review of the movie [8.00/10] Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

Large Association of Movie Bloggers LAMB Photoshops: And The Winner Is

MPax has a video of NASA's Universe in 2011

The Droid You Were Looking For has a list Ranking the Bounty Hunters Who Chased Han Solo

Blastr ‘Atlantis Rising’ Once More, With ‘Immortals’ Producer Mark Canton

Let's Get Out Of Here!   Maniacal Movie Poster Monday #51! has a Dracula poster from the 1970s

Topless Robot has Credits of the Dark Knight

The Dark Knight Rises - Opening Credits Project from Doğan Can Gündoğdu on Vimeo.

Make sure you vote for Alex's Cassastar book trailer at http://yougottareadvideos.blogspot.com/

Comics Alliance Marvel and Hasbro Reveal New 'The Avengers' Movie Toy Images

4. Trivia Answer:
Switch (played by Belinda McClory) was originally supposed to androgynous. A man in the real world and a woman in the Matrix.Warner Bros. had the character changed and she ended up playing both roles.


Craig Edwards said...

Thank you for the shout out!

AlexJCavanaugh said...

Lots of cool links today and thanks so much for plugging my book's trailer! Not sure where the voting stands right now.

The Man in Black said...

Thanks for the link to Timpedia's post!

Michael Offutt said...

I had no idea that Switch was supposed to be androgynous. That makes her fairly interesting.

Maurice Mitchell said...

I admit her character was pretty boring till I found that out.

Maurice Mitchell said...

You got it Alex. It's a great trailer.


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