Dotter of Her Father′s Eyes, One of 2012′s Best Books

In February, Dark Horse released the historical graphic memoir Dotter of Her Father′s Eyes by Bryan and Mary Talbot. Both fans and critics have celebrated the book′s story and artwork. Earlier this week, Publishers Weekly named Dotter of Her Father′s… Continue Reading →

Filming ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’: Maintaining Authenticity

In the Land of Blood and Honey is the dramatic story of two lives, brought together only to be torn apart in the brutal realities of the Bosnian War. Angelina Jolie, Oscar-winning actress and Icon, is behind the camera for… Continue Reading →

About Music and Inspiration: a Talk with Billy Bragg (2/2)

Here we continue with the interview to British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, with whom The Toonari Post had the chance to talk about his vision of music, society and his Woody Guthrie homage. TP: You have always been very active in… Continue Reading →

The Not So Shorty Trombone Shorty

Troy Andrews, famous by the name of “Trombone Shorty,” is one of New Orleans’ current youngest and finest musicians. A professional musician, a trombonist and a band leader only by the age of six earned him his nick name Trombone Shorty. Troy… Continue Reading →

Approximating the King of Pop: Michael Jackson’s ‘Xscape’, Reviewed

It′s hard to say how much bias informs general antagonism towards posthumous Michael Jackson albums – the notion of dishonoring the King of Pop by releasing outtakes deemed unworthy of his painstakingly honed oeuvre (Jackson would reputedly cut up to 50 songs per album)…. Continue Reading →

A 12-hour Game Jam at the Boston Festival of Indie Games

Cambridge, U.S.A. – Boston Festival of Indie Games, presented by MIT Game Lab and Boston Indies, announced on August 23, 2012 the addition of the Boston Festival of Indie Games Game Jam, a 12-hour game jam being held on site at… Continue Reading →

Pure Nintendo Magazine Survives on Kickstarter

Nashville, U.S.A – Pure Nintendo is proud to announce they have reached and surpassed their Kickstarter goal, of $20,000, towards the start of Pure Nintendo Magazine. Contributors who put down $20 or more will be receiving their first issue of Pure… Continue Reading →

Animal Welfare On Set; The Rum Diary and Cockfighting

There are always concerns when animals are involved in movie productions; making sure that both humans and wildlife are unharmed should be a top priority on any set. In the new movie The Rum Diary, adapted from legendary Gonzo journalist… Continue Reading →

Will Final Fantasy XV Have an Open World?

After the disappointment of Final Fantasy XIII and XIV, fans of the series have a new reason to look forward to future installments of the series. GameMaster UK reported earlier this week that a source has given them new information… Continue Reading →

Universal Pictures Search for New Musical Talent

Universal City, California, U.S.A. – Universal Pictures announced that it has begun the search for new talent to appear in “Starships,” the official music video for €˜Pitch Perfect′, the studio’s upcoming musical comedy that hits theaters on October 15. With the chance… Continue Reading →

West Jazz Band: Homegrown Musicians from Sarawak

€œKuu dog nepa yon kuk€ translates to €˜you are meant for me′ from the Bidayuh language. West Jazz Band, a group from Sarawak, Malaysia, recently played a song with this name at Borneo Jazz 2013, of which they were the… Continue Reading →

Amy Weber′s €˜Let It Rain′ Hits Music Charts

Los Angeles, U.S.A. – Once voted as one of FHM’s sexiest women in the world, multi-talented, multi-media powerhouse (singer, model, actress, film and television producer) Amy Weber is now steaming up the dance floors with her breakthrough club hit “Let It… Continue Reading →

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