WizKids Shut Down

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The Topps Company has announced that it is closing down WizKids, its core hobby gaming business, and temporarily discontinuing the WizKids product lines.  Topps CEO Scott Silverstein commented, “This was an extremely difficult decision. But in light of the current economic conditions, we feel it is necessary to align our gaming initiatives more closely with Topps current sports and entertainment offerings which are already being developed within our New York office.”  WizKids is based in Seattle, Washington.

‘Legend of The Seeker’ Begins November 1st

Legend of the Seeker
The worlds of fantasy, adventure, magic, mystery and romance collide on "Legend of the Seeker" starting November 1st 2008, this live action weekly series will be in national syndication so check your local listings for air times and dates below. Shot with the exotic and rugged New Zealand landscape as its backdrop, the one-hour scripted series from executive producers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Joshua Donen, Ned Nalle and Kenneth Biller, will kick off with a thrilling two-hour premiere event.

Thatcher was Warned of UFO Attack by a Misspelling Alien

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I ran across this article at the Belfast Telegraph news site and I have to admit I about pissed my pants, not from scare mind you but from laughing my ass off. Just read the article below and I’ll make my opinion on this matter known at the end of the article:

Newly disclosed classified documents show Taoiseach Charles Haughey and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher were offered the chance to forge a very unusual cosmic alliance.