9-1-1 Season 2: Jennifer Love Hewitt Answers an 8.2 Magnitude Call in Fox Trailer

With Fox taking its turn at this summer Television Critics Association's (TCA) summer press tour, we're getting a first-look trailer for the second season of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear's emergency drama series 9-1-1. In the video below, fans get their first look at new series lead Jennifer Love Hewitt's (The Client List) emergency dispatch […]

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American Disaster: NBC Developing Natural Disaster Drama Series

When a natural disaster approaches, local and national media turns its lenses on the destructive losses suffered by so many in this of catastrophe. But what happens after the storms have moved out, the skies have cleared and the news crews have moved on to their next assignments? How does a community that's lost so […]

Darick Robertson's Nerd-Cave Gets Hit By Earthquake

Yes, there are terrible atrocities happening around the world. But that doesn't mean we can't spend some time on the smaller disasters as well. This morning, Northern California was hit by a earthquake, 6.0 in the Richter scale. There were some injuries, no one died, and for some local comics folk they just went on with […]

How Comics Reacts To An Earthquake

Just as David Macho was posting the last piece of his jigsaw for some advance art from Grifter #1 by CAFU, the east cost of North America responded with 6.0 tremor. Naturally comic book people turned to Twitter… Stuart Immonen: Anyone else just feel that? Heidi MacDonald: HOLY F**K my building was just shaking. Felt […]

Joe's Japanese Story

Jesse Norton, working in animation, writes; When the March 11 earthquake hit Japan, I was sound asleep enjoying my first vacation in years. My friend Joe's call at 3am was not welcome for many reasons, and there was no way I was returning to slumber that night. Tons of calls started pouring in from around […]

Raising Money For Japan Through Art

This is a James Jean silk scarf being sold to benefit Red Cross efforts in Japan. There's a lot of it about. Meg Hunt writes; Japan has given those of us of a nerdly sort a lot over the years: sushi, angry dogs with curly tails, unsettling pornography, feminine dudes with huge swords, painstakingly thorough […]

Praying For Japan Through Art

At the beginning of the week Tokyo-based manga artist Sensha Yoshida, was cooking stir-fry rice noodles and tweeted that he didn't notice the first earthquake. Things changed quickly as tsunami and more tremors hit Japan leading to massive loss of life and damage and continuing disruption. In a form of prayer, Takehiko Inoue, creator of […]

They Call Him The Incredibro Hulk

Also Awesome Maouri Guy. But the inspirational figure filmed flinging blocks of stone and concrete like they were polystyrne, trying to rescuing survivors of the recent New Zealand earthquakes, is one Ashei Sopoaga, from Samoa, living in Little River near Akaroa and a 40-year-old father of five. Real Life Super Heroes, take note. [youtube][/youtube]