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Contest: The Comet TV May 2017 Skeleton Warrior Prize Pack
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Did you know there’s a new television network with scifi programming? Well, there is — it’s COMET TV and it’s FREE! Some highlights for May 2017 are episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000, as well as Troll, Troll 2, Labyrinth, and a special Ray Harryhausen movie marathon. In honor of this month’s programming, we’re giving a prize pack, courtesy of COMET TV!

One (1) Winner will receive:

(1) Limited Edition custom designed T-Shirt
(10) Skeleton Warrior Mini Figures
(2) Packs of Candy Bones
(1) Comet TV “Space Out” Fridge Magnet:
(1) Comet TV “Space Out” Sticker

TO ENTER: There’s just two simple steps:

(1) Subscribe* to Geeks of Doom Daily Email Digest.

(2) Fill out the entry form here below and submit. (Form is here after the jump.)

Good luck!
 

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Ray Harryhausen Movie Marathon Coming To Comet TV This Month
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This month, COMET TV, which streams free scifi movies and television shows, is hosting a marathon of Ray Harryhausen films, including The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and The Argonauts, and more.

The network will also be showing the 1986 classic Labyrinth, starring Jennifer Connelly and David Bowie, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Troll, Troll 2, and more, along with episodes of Stargate SG-1 and Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Check out the full programming guide for May 2017 here below.

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Manic Manifesto: ‘In The Clutch Of A Titan’ Remembering Ray Harryhausen
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A Tribute to the work of Ray Harryhausen, his Special Effect on me, public imagination, and the film industry. Plus a review of the 2013 UK release of Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan.

“This is Dynamation!”

MYSTERIOUS”¦

Whenever that spark is reignited, when a distant memory resurfaces, it brings back all the emotions attached and warm sentimentality”¦

Surprisingly, I was walking through town, past our own chain newsagent to see a huge window display of the latest LEGO Minifigures. Big advertising hoarding passes most people by, with people not registering what they are seeing, unlike the near-future mass explosion advertising found in Transmetropolitan or Minority Report. But I digress… being the big kid I am, this advertising had one character front and centre staring back at me and I said “˜I MUST HAVE IT’. An unexplainable feeling that washes over you that words just couldn’t justify”¦

The Minifig in question was a Cyclops.

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The Drill Down 276: Through A Glass, Darkly
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This week, SNL skewers Google Glass, lots of upcoming gaming news, the FBI’s plan to wiretap web users, iOS 7 is going flat, Facebook and SMS loses millions of users, the world’s first 3D printed gun, and a man who quit the internet for a year (and lived to tell about it)…

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Special Effects Legend Ray Harryhausen Dies At 92
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Ray Harryhausen, a master of the arts of stop-motion and visual effects in film, has passed away at the age of 92.

Born in 1920, it was when Harryhausen’s parents took him to see the original King Kong in 1933 that he was inspired to become the man that would go on to inspire some of the best this world has ever seen. After the movie he went home and started experimenting with puppets and marionettes to begin honing his skills.

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