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Watch Rock City’s interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook (video!)

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Corporate News, Videos,

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave his first televised interview to "Rock Center with Brian WIlliams" and it aired yesterday evening. Cook covered controversial topics like the Apple Maps gaffe, Samsung litigation, Foxconn, and the lack of US manufacturing of Apple products. Additionally, Tim makes interesting comments about the future of television, an area where Apple now has "an intense interest," a definite upgrade from being called just a "hobby" by the company. Part 1 of the interview is above, and you'll find Part 2, along with the full transcript, after the break.

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Quote Of The Day: Robert Kirkman on The Walking Dead

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Television, Image Comics,

'The Walking Dead' Season 3

"As we were crafting this season, we realized that there was a lot to do with Rick and Carl after that event, so the moment kept moving closer to the beginning of the season until it was in Episode 4. This is the kind of episode that most people would save for the finale, but to have it so early in the season, it's like, 'What comes next?!' It really gives this season a pretty intense drive. It was really jarring, which I think is pretty cool."

- Robert Kirkman, co-creator and executive producer of The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead: Season 3 So Far!

The Walking Dead Season 3

Of all the great horror icons - Frankenstein's monster, vampires, mummies and Black Lagoon creatures - my favorites are zombies.

I was a kid when I discovered that comics were forbidden to use the word "zombie" if they wanted the Comics Code Authority's Seal of Approval (so Marvel revived an old Robert E. Howard word "Zuvembie" as a workaround). So it should be no surprise that I’ve loved me some Walking Dead ever since the first comic appeared on the stands. I’m a sucker for horror comics and it hit me at just the right time. Also, Kirkman was telling his horrific story in a very intriguing way - bad stuff was happening, characters you liked were going to die, and it was hard to peg just where it was all going.

(Spoilers after the jump!)

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Items Du Jour: Ashley Greene Is a Redhead, SNL Spoofs Brad’s Chanel Ads

Karlie Kloss for Mango+ Just days before venturing on her Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 promotional tour, Ashley Greene colors her brunette locks to a striking red shade. Love it or leave it?

+ We showed you the preview of Karl Lagerfeld's photos of Victoria Beckham for French Elle -- now check out the full editorial!

+ Saturday Night Live takes to spoofing Brad Pitt's Chanel advertisements. He knew he had it coming, right?

+ Want a 24-carat gold temporary tattoo on your arm in the shape of jewelry? Of course you do! At least, that's what Dior's banking on, anyway.

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4K TV resolution is now officially dubbed ‘Ultra High-Definition’

Posted by Jason Diaz Categories: Displays, Home Entertainment,

4K Tv Ultra High Definition

Have you ever wondered what might be better than high definition? While Apple has been touting Retina display technology on its devices for a while now, as far as the living room is concerned, it's all about 4K, which is now rebranded as Ultra High-Definition thanks to the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) having officially voted on the new moniker. UHD boosts  8 million dynamic pixels with a resolution of 3,840 x 2160 and higher. The result is life-like, astonishing picture quality. This isn't like the 3DTV marketing craze that failed to live up to the hype--experts call this the holy grail of displays becoming reality. Several television manufacturers have already demoed their 4K Ultra HD display offerings at places like CES with high attendee approval of the new TV category. It's a sure bet that this upcoming CES 2013 in Las Vegas will see a more advance crop of Ultra HD televisions making their public debuts.

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Beyonce to Perform at Super Bowl 2013

BeyonceBeyonce Knowles will perform at the half time show of the 2013 Super Bowl.

The "Love on Top" singer will be the musical act at the NFL Super Bowl XVLII, held in New Orleans on February 3 next year.

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest TV events, watched by an estimated 114 million people. This will mark the second time the singer has appeared at the Super Bowl, after she sung the national anthem in 2004 in her hometown of Houston when the New England Patriots defeated the Carolina Panthers.

Traditionally, Super Bowl performers are joined by special guests, and although nothing has been confirmed, fans will expect to see cameos from Beyonce's husband, rapper Jay-Z, and her former Destiny's Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.


Keeping Up With The Frank Millers

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Reviews, Television, DC Comics,

Frank MillerFrank Miller Sued by Former Assistant...
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In the tradition of Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo, legendary comic book artist Frank Miller appears tonight on TLC in the premiere of his own reality show: Meet the Millers.

In the debut episode, the award-winning creator and his current girlfriend Kimberly Cox interview a new assistant by testing her coping skills with hammers, phones and how many times she can watch the great one’s trifecta: Robocop 2, Robocop 3 and The Spirit.

Then hijinks ensue as Kimberly heads to a Korean deli to demand to speak to “kimchi,” whom she presumes is the owner, while Frank gives us a sneak preview of his latest graphic novel: The Right Winger & Hippie Puncher, a clever reworking of a rejected DC Comics pitch for The Dark Knight Returns Some More graphic novel.

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Walking Dead: Season 3 Premiere

Posted by Tom Mason Categories: Editorials, Reviews, Television, Image Comics,

The Walking Dead Season 3

Oh Walking Dead, you make this so difficult! That’s because it’s hard to write about The Walking Dead without giving anything away.

Season 3 just debuted on AMC and so much happened that's gasp-worthy and intriguing in a "What's next?" kinda way that to write it out is to spoil it for anyone who DVR'd it. Sure, a bunch of zombies get killed, things aren’t quite what they seem, and Carl’s getting pretty handy with a gun and hand-to-hand zombie-fighting is pretty intense (I could probably do it if I had to, but I'd almost certainly be bad at it).

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Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls to Host Revamped House of Style

Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Fashion Shows, Models, News,

Joan Smalls and Karlie Kloss at the MTV VMAsJust like plenty of movies and fashion trends these days, television shows are also constantly being recycled. MTV, for one, has decided that it's time to bring back the nineties fashion-centric House of Style - this time, however, it will be hosted by models Karlie Kloss and Joan Smalls.

MTV announced the news at Thursday night's Video Music Awards, which both models attended to raise awareness of the upcoming program (in addition, of course, to their primary job of just looking stunning on the red carpet) “I can’t believe it," Smalls said. "I’m in shock as well,” Kloss added. “It’s unbelievable and such a huge honor. We have major shoes to fill.”

Cindy Crawford, Amber Valetta, Molly Sims and Rebecca Romijn were a few of the models who hosted the original show back in the day. “Both industries have changed quite a bit. So it’ll be interesting to see how we show that," Kloss said.

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One Direction to Host MTV VMA Special

One Direction

One Direction will host MTV VMA special My First Time on Tuesday, ahead of their debut performance at the awards.

The "What Makes You Beautiful" hitmakers will share their thoughts on the annual Video Music Awards' most memorable performances in the half-hour show, discussing Chris Brown's rendition of "Billie Jean" and the infamous performance of "Like a Virgin" by Madonna, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. The show will also feature segments with artists including Pink, Green Day and Taylor Swift who will take a trip down memory lane by watching their first VMA performances, sharing never-before-heard info about that night and offering advice to One Direction.

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