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The Friday Round-Up (a Holiday-Delayed Sunday Edition)

Blake Harris 07.05.2015

If for some reason your alarm failed to go off on Monday morning, and you accidentally slept through this entire week, then here’s a look at some fun things that you might have missed:

IdeaBlog:

Monday: The Pro’s of Con: Animation Providers & Beyond

Tuesday: An Explainer Mirage

Wednesday: Friends, Artists; Lend me Your Voice (A Profile of Voice123)

Thursday: Pick of the Week: Filmfabrik

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Animation News:

Minions cameo in famous works of art (via Cartroon Brew)

Animation Guid secures new contract (via The Los Angeles Times)

“Hello Kitty” Film Planned for 2019 (via Rotoscopers)

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Entertainment:

Wozniak Responds to new Steve Jobs trailer (via IGN)

No haircut = Game of Thrones spoiler? (via Entertainment Weekly)

Who is Amy Winehouse? A new documentary attempts to answer this question (via Grantland) 

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Tech:

Is this a long lost prototype of the notorious “Nintendo PlayStation?” (via Gawker)

MineCon 2015: Minecraft gather at record-breaking event (via The Independent)

The Plot to Free North Korea with reruns of Friends (via WIRED)

Sports:

Runner Celebrates Prematurely…Loses (via Bleacher Report) 

NY Giants Defensive Star Injures Hand in Holiday Fireworks (via Deadspin)

NBA All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge to sign with Spurs for $80 million (via Yahoo! Sports) 

Blake Harris

Blake Harris

Blake Harris is the author of "Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation."
Blake Harris

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