Should You STILL BUY The Opal C1 Webcam?

Should You STILL BUY The Opal C1 Webcam?

While watching a recent episode of Front Page Tech, I paid attention to the two-minute sponsorship spot. The Opal C1 webcam for the Apple Macintosh is now available for order. If that webcam looked familiar, Casey Neistat gushed about its DSLR video quality on Twitter in January 2022.

A year-and-a-half later, should you still buy the Opal C1 webcam?

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The FRIDGING of Marvel’s SECRET INVASION (“Resurrection” – EP1)

The FRIDGING of Marvel’s SECRET INVASION (“Resurrection” – EP1)

The first episode of Marvel’s “Secret Invasion” premiered this week on Disney Plus. Nick Fury, played by Samuel Jackson, and Maria Hill, played by Cobie Smulders, take on the “bad” Skrulls. Alien shapeshifters who want to start World War III and claim Earth as their new home. The unexpected cliffhanger ended with the “fridging” of Maria Hill.

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Visiting San Jose’s FoodieLand Night Market

Visiting San Jose’s FoodieLand Night Market

Last weekend I went to the FoodieLand Night Market at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose. Over 170 vendors served food from around the world. Tickets were $7 per person (online only) and parking was $15 (credit card only). Vendors accepted cash and credit cards.

FoodieLand Night Market started at Berkeley in the summer of 2019. They rebounded from the COVID-19 shutdown and the pandemic restrictions of the last three years. Hosting 15+ annual events throughout California and Las Vegas.

As far as I know, this was their first time in San Jose.

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Best Face Mask For NYC/East Coast Wildfire Smoke

Best Face Mask For NYC/East Coast Wildfire Smoke

According to Casey Neistat, New York City has the worst air quality on the planet. From my perspective in California, I’ve seen much worse from the annual wildfires. Or when Pacific Gas & Electric tries to burn down the state.

Wildfire smoke from Canada is blowing down into New York City and the East Coast. Many people there haven’t experienced that kind of air quality since the 1960s. One way to protect yourself while outside is to wear a face mask.

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The 1970s Toys That Inspired Classic Marvel Comics

The 1970s Toys That Inspired Classic Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics announced that “ROM: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus Volume 1” will come out on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. The omnibus will have the first 29 issues from 1979 and “Power Man and Iron Fist #73” from 1978. According to Amazon, the omnibus list price is $125 and currently discounted to $85.

The reprint of “ROM #1” will be available this September.

“ROM” was one of several comic book series that I read from the first issue as a kid. I remembered the character but I don’t remember any of the stories that I read in the early 1980s. I look forward to re-reading this series again.

A tweet from Jim Nightshade in response to the announcement caught my attention: “Now that ROM is back home with Marvel can we get Micronauts, Godzilla and Shogun Warriors?”

Those four comic book series have one thing in common. They were based on toys from the 1970s.

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How I Got Into VIDEO GAMES As An OLDER PERSON – 1970s

How I Got Into VIDEO GAMES As An OLDER PERSON – 1970s

I’m 54 years old and I played FortNite every day for the last three years. One of the questions I get asked all the time, “How did I get into video games as an ‘older person.'”

This is the first episode of an occasional video series where I answer that question. Let’s rewind the clock to almost 50 years ago at the dawn of the video game industry.

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The REAL REASON SiliCon With Adam Savage Got CANCELED

The REAL REASON SiliCon With Adam Savage Got CANCELED

If you haven’t heard, SiliCon With Adam Savage 2023 got canceled. The organizers blamed “unforeseen circumstances and challenges” on COVID-19. Adam Savage was no longer the creative director and host for the show. The future of the newly renamed SiliCon Convention is uncertain.

Blaming COVID-19 for the cancelation of the 2023 show was a bogus excuse.

The biggest change for the 2023 show was switching from the San Jose Convention Center in August to the Santa Clara Convention Center in October. According to a second-hand source, the San Jose Convention Center wanted their money.

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Why So Many New Vampire Movies From Universal?

Why So Many New Vampire Movies From Universal?

When I sat down to watch “Renfield” at the movie theater, one of the new trailers was “The Last Voyage of The Demeter.” If “Demeter” rings a ship bell, it was the doomed ship that carried Dracula from Romania to England. Robert Pattinson will reportedly play the vampire in Chloe Zhao’s “Dracula.” All three vampire movies are from Universal Pictures.

Why is Universal putting out so many vampire movies?

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Free STAR WARS Art Expo 2023 Montage

Free STAR WARS Art Expo 2023 Montage

Amazing Art Expo and DisParody put on a free Star Wars art expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Half the show was Star Wars and the other half was a little bit of everything else (i.e., Alice in Wonderland, Batman, Deadpool, Dragonball Z, Harry Potter, Lord of The Rings, Sailor Moon, and Superman). This was a “grab and pay” art expo. See something you like? Grab and pay before it disappears forever. Darth Vader and a stormtrooper from the 501st Legion made an appearance.

Was Alec Baldwin RIGHT About NOT PULLING The Trigger?

Was Alec Baldwin RIGHT About NOT PULLING The Trigger?

New Mexico special prosecutors dropped charges against actor Alec Baldwin in the “Rust” film set shooting. New facts revealed that the pistol could have fired without pulling the trigger. There wasn’t enough time to investigate further before the preliminary hearing on May 3, 2023. Baldwin is off the hook for the involuntary manslaughter of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. The special prosecutors could refile the charges against Baldwin in the next three months.

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