Arts, Entertainment, Living

HBO picks up 'Game of Thrones'

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 09:42 AM Written by

Opening scene, This doesn't mean a lot to me -- I haven't read the books -- but fantasy fans have been drooling over the prospect of HBO picking up a "Game of Thrones" series. And now it has -- the pilot plus nine episodes. Production begins in Ireland in June.  Here are the details:

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Program DVR from Comcast's mobile app

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 07:03 AM Written by

Sounds like a tech upgrade has come to Comcast's mobile app (UPDATE: At this point it only works for customers on traditional Comcast systems but will be coming soon for former Adelphia customers). Personally, I wish I could program my Comcast DVR from any Web browser.

comcast ENHANCES MOBILE APP WITH REMOTE DVR AND ADDITIONAL NEW FEATURES

Enables iPhone® and iPod touch® Customers to Program their DVR While on the Go

PHILADELPHIA - March 2, 2010 - Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information, and communications products and services, today announced it has released a new version of the Comcast Mobile application, which now includes a remote DVR programming service (rDVR) that is being rolled out across the country. With the Comcast Mobile app 2.0, customers never have to miss their favorite show or movie because they can program their DVR at any time, from anywhere.

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Mega Man 10: Review

Tuesday, 02 March 2010 03:11 AM Written by

altMega Man 10 is finally upon us.

Capcom has returned us to the classic 8-bit graphics and old school gameplay of the Mega Mans of old with this title exclusively as a download for the Wii.

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A CD party coming up with the BSWPA

Monday, 01 March 2010 08:00 PM Written by

First, I'm happy to announce that BlueNotes is back in BluesBurgh. It was tough to give up the Florida sun and sand, but the snow and slush seemed to be calling my name. Who could ask for more?

So for the first order of Pittsburgh business, I want to recommend the CD release party coming up this weekend at the Palisades Ballroom in McKeesport, where the Blues Society of Western Pa. will celebrate its second album of local blues bands -- "Blues from the Burgh 2."

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'infoMania' mocks Pittsburgh TV news

Monday, 01 March 2010 07:01 PM Written by

The super-funny but under-appreciated "infoMania" (10 p.m. Thursday, Current TV), which I wrote about last year, often lambastes the media, and in a recent clip Pittsburgh TV stations take it on the chin.

"Deer on the Loose," a musical ode to those frequent TV news reports about deer running about in populated areas, includes three clips from two local stations (two from KDKA, one from WTAE) and concludes with a pun-filled Brenda Waters report.

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