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Killing Time – April 24, 2014

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Day, n. A period of twenty-four hours, mostly misspent. ~Ambrose Bierce

I’m enjoying the somewhat leisurely pace of the entertainment industry in April, because I know May is going to be an explosion of pure media so huge that it will set off tsunami alarms.  TV finales and the announcements of 2014-2015 season schedules from the networks.  STAR WARS DAY (May 4th for the unwashed)!  Then a movie gauntlet the likes of which I cannot recall every being slammed into one month: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Neighbors, Godzilla, X-Men Days of Future Past, Maleficent and a Million Ways to Die in the West.  Donations to the “Dave Has to Review All of These in a 30 Day Period” Fund are always accepted.  By the way, speaking of summer movies, today’s the last day to vote on the poll, which experienced a huge shift in the last 10 days.  A certain giant lizard is getting some huge buy-in from the KT community.

Killing Time milestones this week: The site will 72,000 hits today and 2700 comments, and -for the first time in awhile-we have a new country to welcome to the KT family of nations.  Oh, no, they were not intimidated by the stony silence of the chilly Greenlanders.  Ladies and gents, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA!!!!!!  Let’s throw a flag up there for these noble geeks (country #168 if you’re scoring at home):
Antigua and Barbuda

The most viewed post of the week was the first trailer for Game of Thrones Season Four, which is now the fifth most-viewed post in the history of the site and if it keeps this up, will be third by this time next week.  Man, you guys love that trailer!

The Flash Boys by Michael Lewis
Fable: Reaver, Theresa, Jack of Hearts by Peter David

Uncanny Avengers Vol. 3: Ragnarok Now by Rick Remender
Daredevil Vol. 7 by Mark Waid
East of West Vol. 1 by Jonathan Hickman

Blu Ray:

Arrow Season Two
Game of Thrones Season Four
Scandal Season Three
The Blacklist Season One
Parks & Recreation Season Six

Song of the Week: “How Long Will I Love You?” by Jon Boden

Video Game: GAMERSCORE AT 96,473
LEGO The Hobbit (beat it)
Batman: Arkham Origins (beat it)
Final Fantasy XIII
* XBOX Live, gamertag: sleeplessdave; feel free to friend me!
THE ROAD TO 100,000 GAMERSCORE: 3,527 to go!

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