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Nintendo Wins "Mario Kart" Infringement Suit, Mari Mobility Owes $450k

When it comes to real-life Mario Kart, only Nintendo has that authority. A Japanese court ordered go-kart company Mari Mobility to pay over $450,000 for infringing on the video game company's intellectual property, according to a report in Inside via Kotaku. The company offered Nintendo-themed costumes for drivers to wear. Nintendo vs Mari Mobility In […]

TSA Bans Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Sphere Coke Bottles

TSA Bans Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Sphere Coke Bottles

Travelers from the two major Disney theme parks in California and Florida of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge will have to contend with a souvenir ban of the spherical "thermal detonator" Coke bottles, because of Transportation Security Administration (TSA) says it looks like a replica explosive. The $5 Coke bottles are among over a 1,000 unique […]



Stand Your Ground Laws Tested in Next Week's Immortal Hulk #9

Gosh, more politics in our Marvel previews! We're going to need a fainting couch if this continues much longer. Remember back in the good old days of the 1980s when there were no politics in the comic book previews we read each week on the internet? In next week's issue of Immortal Hulk, Bruce Banner […]



Versace Family Condemns Ryan Murphy's American Crime Story

With a little more than a week to go before the series premiere, the family of late fashion designer Gianni Versace are making it clear that they are not fans of FX's American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Set to bow on January 17th, the family is launching a five-alarm public relations assault against what […]

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American Crime Story: Versace Teaser Highlights Ricky Martin's Role

FX continues its run of teasers ahead of January's premiere of Ryan Murphy's The Assassination of Gianni Versace. With a premiere directed by Murphy and written by Tom Rob Smith, the second season of American Crime Story has started showcasing the individuals involved in the case. This one highlights Ricky Martin's role as Versace's long-time lover Antonio D'Amico. D'Amico was present at […]

The Weekly Static: Interviews E01: Ring Of Honor Wrestling's Jay Lethal

So as an "equal-opportunity opportunist" and self-professed wrestling fan since NWA World Champion Ric Flair defeated Road Warrior Hawk at 1986's Great American Bash in The City of Brotherly Love, I'm honored to have Ring of Honor (ROH) Wrestling's very own Jay Lethal as our first guest. Jamar Shipman would debut as Jay Lethal in October 2001 […]

New National TV Ad For Disney's Pandora: The World Of Avatar

Today during The View, a new ad for Disney's Animal Kingdom Pandora: The World of Avatar aired. While Disney fanatics have seen most of the footage, this will give new fans a better look at some of what to expect inside the themed land, and Navi River Journey. Pandora: The World of Avatar will be opening […]




Perlmutter DNA "Excluded" From Hate Mail Claims, In Palm Beach Tennis Club Case

Earlier this week Bleeding Cool reported on a New York Times update, covering a legal case that has taken the best part of the decade. The case alleges that the notoriously private Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter, CEO of Marvel Entertainment and one of the largest shareholders of Disney, chose to defame a Palm Beach neighbour of […]

Watch As Batman Robs A Dollar Store In Orange County

Someone dressed as Batman robbed a pair of dollar stores in East Orange County earlier this week. The suspect walked into the 123 Dollar Store on North Semoran Boulevard around 8 pm demanding cash. 90 minutes later he showed up at a Dollar General on South Goldenrod Road and robbed that store too. The suspect is described as white […]

Rob Hunter Comes To Comic World, Florida, This Saturday

The thirty-three year old Florida comic store facing its end, Comic World, is still with us and fighting valiantly. They still have a bunch of back rent to catch up on, but they are not down yet. Well, on Saturday, Rob Hunter coming out for a signing from 1pm to 4pm, alongside a sale starting tomorrow through […]

Florida Comics Experience Downsizes From Civic Center To A Comic Shop

This hasn't happened to San Diego. Yet. The website for this year's third annual Florida Comics Experience, a one day comic con event, announced big changes for the show, taking place this weekend on August 8th. The organisers wrote, At the end of last year, we began to work with the Eau Gallie Arts District (EGAD) […]

Comic Creators In Florida – What Are You Doing On Wednesday?

Patrick Potter owns the store Comic World, the oldest comic shop in Pinellas County, Florida, with his wife. Currently running a big sale, he tells Bleeding Cool why, A few things happened that resulted in my falling behind on the store rent. I've been fighting an illegal foreclosure as a result of mortgage fraud committed […]

Congressional Cosplayer Or Elaborate Joke?

So it all started here as the StPetersBlog.com posted a story about congressional hopeful Jake Rush having a deep dark secret in his past… he used to role-play as a vampire. The 35-year old republican attorney had just recently launched his campaign in North Central Florida, taking on incumbent and tea party member Ted Yoho. […]