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[News]: Hannibal Cancelled - Season 3 The End?

By now the news of Hannibal's demise has boomed all over the internet. From Twitter to Facebook, and across the internet proper. And while the axing of the series wasn't entirely unexpected given the shows ratings (despite its popularity), what has come as a sort of surprise was the overwhelming fan reaction.

Less than a day after the execs at NBC announced that they were opting out of renewing a fourth season for Hannibal, the show's fans launched into a swift campaign to create a petition to have the show come back, and directly that a streaming service rescue it from oblivion.

Granted this wouldn't be the first time a series has lost its way on a network, been cancelled, and then saw new life in the form of a rescue from a streaming service; but, those instances are not proliferate in the least, and Hannibal would be bringing with it some seriously heavy baggage in its fourth and future seasons.

One of the biggest issues the series creators had with Hannibal was th…

My Little Pony - Still Popular!

Is it irony, force of will, or sheer drive that has kept the fandom of My Little Pony alive and well over the past few years? Given the fact that so many other fandoms have seemingly come and gone, and either dwindled to naught, or have become washed over with hypocrisy; the fans of the still popular children's show are still going strong, and with no clear signs of ever letting up.
Considering that the show is now strongly in its fifth season, this is good news for the creators, who never in their wildest dreams would have imagined that a series grounded in simplistic moral guidelines and practices would find purchase in the hearts of such a largely diversified audience. 
But what happens eventually to the glue that binds the fans and a specific series? Over time, I've grown farther and farther apart from the series as a whole, and haven't seen much of it since its fourth season. Not to mention that I've all but abandoned my collection of the figurines.
Several of th…

[Video]: Final Fantasy VII REMAKE

It's the day we've all been dreaming of; the day when Sony announced that they were finally remaking "Final Fantasy VII." Now that the wait is over, we get to sit down and go over the pros and cons of what a new version of a beloved classic might be like.

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Check out the full E3 teaser trailer for FF7:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kznek1uNVsg

[Video]: The Elder Scrolls | Return of the Otaku

Rumors of my demise, have been greatly exaggerated! So, never fear, I am back with a new video. Watch it and find out why I've been on this uber-long hiatus.

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