The name of this Halo: Reach tournament, "Fight Like A Girl," is enough to get me to raise my hackles, but don't worry, these women mean well. Kari Toyama and Tasha Pettengill have been running the FLAG Halo tourney for five years, every October, in association with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone can enter, and the $10 entry fee ($20 for groups) goes towards breast and cervical cancer research.
VOTE NOW: The Laser Orgy 500 - the Phoenix's quest to crown the greatest video game of all time.
In our past featured battles, we've compared games from similar genres or similar games from different eras. But the wily Laser Orgy 500 cares not whether its mash-ups are rhetorically logical. Sometimes, the ol' LO500 will pick two games from completely different time periods and genres, and expect you to reasonably compare them.
Face-Melting Mayhem, Burlesque Spookshows, and a Cult Horror Classic: J. Cannibal's Feast of Flesh 10 at the Somerville Theatre
For nine fright-filled days, king of horror burlesque J. Cannibal, has shocked the Somerville Theater with a screening of sadistic horror-porn The Human Centipede, a performance from the scantily clad Satanists of Spookadelica, and plenty more at the first-annual TerrorThon fest.
Harry vs. Luke: Which sparkly-stick wielding hero do you prefer?
Two heroic journeys go head to head this fall in theatres: George Lucas plans to re-release all six Star Wars films on 3-D, and the second-to-last Harry Potter film will be coming out in 3-D this fall as well. Forbes has already penned a post that pits the franchises against each other, pointing out that Harry Potter is edging up on Star Wars' current standing as richest franchise of all time.
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