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Batman v. Superman v. Iron Man v. Captain America: Dawn of Civil War

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I love these videos, just for the way they send up what both super hero franchises value. Enjoy

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Are Comic Book Rip-Offs a Big Deal? | Comic Misconceptions

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Good piece this on a topic worth exploring. Enjoy.

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Everyone’s Worthy of Thor’s Hammer

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This is funny. Also rocks if you’ve seen Age of Ultron. Enjoy

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Spiderman vs Deadpool

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Spiderman was my favourite super hero for years. I especially liked his propensity for quips. When I first came across Deadpool, I have to admit despite his penchant for manic violence his quips were outstanding and his character concept made him exceptional.

This animated episode does a good job of portraying both for the family friendly audience. Enjoy.

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King of Wishful Thinking – Go West

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King of Wishful Thinking – Go West: https://youtu.be/DDEh2VjhUzo

I am not the biggest fan of pop music back in the late 20th Century, but there were a few songs I genuinely enjoyed. It’s been ages since I heard it and was delighted to hear it. Enjoy.

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The Top 5 Most ‘MURICA! Video Games

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Yeah I know it was their big independence celebration thing yesterday, but this is still fun to watch. Enjoy.

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Arsenal: The Way You Play vs. The Trophies You Win

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It was a big match for one of these sides ... and it wasn't Chelsea.(Source: http://soomaalidamaanta.net/)
It was a big match for one of these sides … and it wasn’t Chelsea.(Source: http://soomaalidamaanta.net/)

At the Emirates yesterday, Chelsea played Arsenal. A lot of observers suggested that the neutral would be right behind the Gunners against the apparently dreary and boring side from Stamford Bridge. That did not apply to this particular neutral.

There are those who criticise Newcastle United for perpetually failing to be in anyway ambitious other than retaining their status in the Premier League. For a club of the passionate fanbase of the city their remarkable lack of trophies and anything approaching potential to challenge for a regular top 8 place is frustrating. What cannot be denied, though, is that those running the club have by one way or the other stumbled upon the way to meet their minimum objective. That sucks if you believe the game is about winning.

He's the villain of the piece for what he's doing to Newcastle United. But in essence what's the difference between him and Arsenal? (Source: http://static.guim.co.uk/)
He’s the villain of the piece for what he’s doing to Newcastle United. But in essence what’s the difference between him and Arsenal? (Source: http://static.guim.co.uk/)

What’s the real difference, though, between Newcastle United and Arsenal? A club the size of Arsenal and the infrastructure for consistent success sees a regular target of achieving Champions League qualification and has consistently met that target. Is that really something worth boasting to children and grandchildren about? In another season that saw rivals dip out of form and an opportunity to seal their credentials as proper contenders for the titles that matter, what have Arsenal done?

This game against Chelsea may not have necessarily changed the course of the Premier League title, but it would have certainly made a statement that this wasn’t another Arsenal side that flattered to deceive. While others refer to parking buses and the usual boring thing with Chelsea, there’s little in the way of addressing again why Arsenal have failed again to show anything like the qualities to be Premier League champions. You can build the squad, you have the resources, the stadia and the reputation – why can’t that be converted into a title fight to the end? Why can’t that be seen in a promising run in the Champions League?

Sure criticise him for the way his teams play. But when he's producing the goods what can you say? As opposed to others. (Source: http://worldsoccertalk.com/)
Sure criticise him for the way his teams play. But when he’s producing the goods what can you say? As opposed to others. (Source: http://worldsoccertalk.com/)

Meanwhile Mourinho has managed to get a top squad playing closer to their potential and on the brink of sealing that with two trophies – one of which is a main one – this season. The way you play might be nostalgic and wistful and get you all excited about the beautiful game. Yet it doesn’t mean anything if at the end of the season you end up with little to show for it.

Retaining the FA Cup is not a sloppy achievement, it’s not insignificant if they manage to do it. This is Arsenal, though. This is Arsenal who were challenging for the Premier League title .. ten years ago. This is Arsenal who made it to the Champions League final … ten years ago. Is this good enough for Arsenal … ten years on? Seriously?

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C. L. J. Dryden