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The Friday Round-Up (from Angry Birds to Charlie Sheen)

Blake Harris 09.04.2015

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:

Monday: Pixar in a Box

Tuesday: PICK OF THE WEEK: Makeshift Satellite (short film)

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

Thursday: IN THE NEWS: The State of Marketing Analytics

FROM THE VAULT: Clintondale Schools “Flip” Education with Whiteboard Video

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Animation News:

First Look at The Angry Birds Movie (via Entertainment Weekly)

Nickelodeon Mulls Return of Classic Cartoons (via Variety)

Gumby Stop-Motion Festival Headed to Glendora, CA (via Rotoscopers)

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Entertainment:

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys Available Starting Today (via The Disney Blog)

First Trailer for BBC’s Grand Theft Auto Drama (via IGN)

Netflix’s First Foray into Original Filmmaking (via TheVerge)

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Tech:

Apple Has Mega Plans Ahead for Apple TV (via Tech Insider)

The Story (and Tech) Behind that Awesome New Star Wars Toy (via WIRED)

Silicon Valley, Seeking Diversity, Focuses on Blacks (via The New York Times)

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Sports:

Why Major League may be a Perfect Baseball Movie (via Uproxx)

Goodell’s Next Mistake Could Be His Last (via Bleacher Report)

How Fantasy Sports are Helping Kids Learn (via Engadget)

Blake Harris

Blake Harris

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