Friday, January 27

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Gaming

The Concept Art Behind The Lord Of The Rings: Rings Of Power

Image: AmazonWhile Amazon’s big Lord of the Rings show probably wasn’t the success anyone involved in bankrolling or promoting it might have been hoping for, there was still some good stuff there, and one of the big things that I wanted to focus on for this post was the work that went into designing its world.While we’ve seen Middle Earth a bunch of times on the screen, from 70s cartoons to Peter Jackson’s six films, there were a bunch of places in this prequel series that we’d only ever heard of. From the island kingdom of Numenor to the Southlands to the Harfoot’s travelling village, the team of artists—headed by Rick Heinrichs and Ramsey Avery—working on Rings of Power were tasked with taking a world we thought we knew and showing us, well, you haven’t seen all of it, or at least not wh...
DoorDash Partners with Marvel Entertainment to Launch “The Dashers” Comic Book at New York Comic Con
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DoorDash Partners with Marvel Entertainment to Launch “The Dashers” Comic Book at New York Comic Con

DoorDash and Marvel's brand partnership and comic book will depict how, through independence and flexibility, Dashers are able to pursue their passions while being real-life heroes in their communities NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- DoorDash (NYSE:DASH) announced a partnership with Marvel Entertainment to create exclusive, custom content inspired by and created for real-life heroes - Dashers. Introduced at New York Comic Con, DoorDash and Marvel worked together to launch a new custom comic book, The Dashers, which celebrates the work and lives of those who deliver with DoorDash. The comic book depicts how, through independence, ingenuity and flexibility, four Dashers are able to save the city of "Dashville" all while pursuing their life goals and passions and delivering for their...
Wisconsin author writes definitive history of Wisconsin county fairs | Entertainment
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Wisconsin author writes definitive history of Wisconsin county fairs | Entertainment

Wisconsin author Jerry Apps has written about many different areas of agriculture during his lifetime.His latest book, “Meet Me on the Midway, A History of Wisconsin Fairs,” published this summer by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, looks at how different aspects of state and county fairs — the agriculture and the entertainment — have brought together different facets of society. ...