February 17, 2016
What Hollywood “REALLY” Needs To Learn From Deadpool

Over the weekend Deadpool broke all sorts of box office records. Here is how it all stacked up. #1 opening weekend ($132.75M) ever in Fox history #1 opening weekend ever for an R-rated film #1 February opening weekend #1 Winter opening weekend #2 opening weekend ever for an original Marvel property title #5 opening weekend ever for a Marvel property title Even more impressive is that this all happened with a very small $58 million budget that is very low by Hollywood standards for a major title with visual effects and a star.

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January 20, 2016
Arcade Expo 2.0 Impressions

Over the weekend the Pop Culture Maven crew set out to Banning California for the second annual Arcade Expo. The good news is that a number of the problems from the first show had been addressed and while there are still a few bumps in the road.

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November 2, 2015
Journalistic Integrity

Over the weekend there was a dust-up in the comics industry about Hannah Means Shannon who stepped down from Bleeding Cool as Editor-in-Chief to go to Dark Horse Comics to become the Senior Executive Editor.

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October 21, 2015
Comic Book People Release Party

Jackie Estrada (pictured above with her husband Batton Lash) has been going to the San Diego Comic Con since the early days of the show and has been taking personal photos of the incredible comic book industry talent was there over the years.

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