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The Friday Round-Up (from Iron Giant to Darryl Dawkins)

Claude Harrington 08.28.2015

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 round-up of some things you might have missed:

IdeaBlog:

Tuesday: IN THE NEWS: Top Animators Allege Conspiracy…and Judge Agrees

Wednesday: Who is Stan Freberg (Part 1 of 2)

Thursday: PICK OF THE WEEK: A Fast Explainer of the “Dark Web”

FROM THE VAULT: Abandonment Issues: How Long Should Your Video Be? 

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Animation News:

Iron Giant: Signature Edition Has an Amazing New Trailer (via Cartoon Brew)

American Dad! Renewed for 2 More Seasons by TBS (via Deadline)

Producer Reveals Castlevania Animation Plans (via Animation Magazine)

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Entertainment:

First Look at Michael Fassbender in Assassin’s Creeds (via Yahoo! Movies)

This New Games of Thrones Theory about Jon Snow Changes Everything (via Huffington Post)

Ashley Madison CEO Resigns (via BuzzFeed)

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Tech:

A Wildly Detailed 100-Year Plan for Getting Humans to Mars (via WIRED)

YouTube as You Know it is About to Change Dramatically (via TheVerge)

We Just Learned About a Bunch of Secret Projects Amazon Has Been Working On (via TechInsider)

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Sports:

NBA Legend Darryl Dawkins, aka “Chocolate Thunder,” Dies at 58 (via FoxSports)

What Curt Schilling Learned After his Bizarre Tweet (via CNN)

Six College Football Teams Poised for a Breakthrough (via Grantland)

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