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Parting Shot: Conan O’Brien’s Kid-Friendly Version of the Spider-Man Musical [Video]


The latest piece of The New York Times Pulitzer-worthy series of articles about Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark indicated that the retooled Broadway musical based on the Marvel Comics superhero is indeed less disastrously awful than it once was, but stopped somewhere in "lousy" on its way to "good" and is only suitable for young children...

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Link Ink: ‘Green Lantern’ Goes ‘MAD,’ Pokemon Fireworks and ‘Star Wars’ Cakes


Parody: Just in case you need a little more Green Lantern movie parody in your life, MAD's got you covered this month starting June 28.

Movies: Tom Spurgeon ponders whether Annie is the most successful adaptation of a comic, noting its enduring legacy of success across multimedia and wider pop culture...

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‘American Idol’ and Spider-Man Musical Combine to Make Each Other Even Worse [Video]


Just when it seemed like the season finale of American Idol couldn't get any ghastlier, Bono and The Edge took to the stage of the inexplicably popular karaoke competition to perform a song from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark...

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Link Ink: ‘Beast Wars’ Gets Collected, The Spider-Man Musical Improves and R2D2 Smokes (Food)


Upcoming: Shout! Factory will release Transformers: Beast Wars the complete series collector's edition DVD box set on June 7. The set will include all 52 series episodes, new bonus content and a special 24-page comic, among other goodies...

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Revised Spider-Man Musical More Heroic, Less Nightmarish


The New York Times' Patrick Healy watched a rehearsal of the newly retooled Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and reports that the Broadway production, which has returned for preview performances following a three-week hiatus, now more closely resembles the myth of Spider-Man as understood by general audiences and is less preoccupied with the bizarre inventions and critically savaged vision of former Turn Off the Dark director Julie Taymor...

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Link Ink: ‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Returns, a 3-D Printer gets Kinect-ed and NYC Movies Come Alive


Musicals: Watch out now, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark reopens to previews on May 12. Never has the term "reimagined" been so welcomed by so many.

Digital: Yen Press is bringing Yotsuba&! to its iPad app... ...

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Spider-Man Musical Bloody Enough to Inspire New ‘Law & Order’ Episode


In the criminal justice system, great power comes with great responsibility...

Joining the infamous ranks of the alleged O.J. Simpson murders and the alleged Michael Jackson child molestations and the alleged murder of JonBenet Ramsey by her parents is Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark...

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‘Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark’ Producers Silence the Geek Chorus


Finally, some good news for the endlessly plagued Spider-Man musical, Turn Off the Dark. The New York Times reported on Thursday that the show's deeply despised "Geek Chorus" -- a group of nerds who fanfic the ludicrous story as it rolls along -- have been fired...

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Spider-Man Musical Sidelines Another Actor with Neck Injury


Another innocent Broadway actor was seriously injured in a performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the New York Times reported. T.V. Carpio will spend the next two weeks recovering from what sources say is a neck injury sustained during a March 16 preview performance of the savagely dangerous musical based on the Marvel Comics superhero...

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Link Ink: ‘X-Men: First Class’ Wreaks ‘Havok,’ Ward Sutton Takes Spidey to ‘Turn Off the Dark’ and ‘The Fantastic Mr. Star Fox’


Movies: Havok (played by Lucas Till) seems more like a Pyro in a new X-Men: First Class image.

Webcomics: Wired UK reveals that Angry Birds co-founder Mikael Hed wrote a webcomic series called August Jessor in a past life -- like, way back in 2007...

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