November 29, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
October 18 - 24, 2010

Last Update - November 29, 2010 at 6:48 PM EST

Junior's October 18 through October 24, 2010 'Reading And Viewing List' includes title links with snippets from items that were published as we were getting into the second half of October 2010.

You'll find subjects represented in this list include films, hockey (Washington Capitals), music and racing (Formula One and WRC).

2010 F1 Korean Grand Prix Preview and 2010 WRC Rally Spain Preview posts made it into this list.

October 24, 2010

That Was The Week That Was: October 17-23, By the Tens
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

Week 2 is in the books, and once more we’ll ask, “how did the boys do?" Again, a look at ten areas...

New FIA WRC Academy revealed
Posted at

A brand new feeder series to the World Rally Championship will start in 2011, run in partnership by motorsport's governing body, the FIA and WRC promoter, North One Sport.

The ‘WRC Academy’ will be the first step on the WRC ladder for young drivers and will give the stars of tomorrow an unrivalled opportunity to develop their talent on the world stage in an extremely cost effective way...

October 23, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Capitals 4, Thrashers 3, OT
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Hats Off To Semin – Having lost two straight games, having a visiting team in town that played and lost at home last night, and having a rugged road trip (three games, four nights, three time zones) looming ahead this week, there was some urgency for the Capitals to win Saturday night’s home game against the Atlanta Thrashers...

October 22, 2010

Watch The Video For First Single From Blues Guitar Legend Buddy Guy's 'Living Proof', "Stay Around A Little Longer" Featuring B.B. King
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

...The landmark single represents the first time that these two blues titans have ever joined together on a studio release.

Guy and B.B. King are currently on a joint tour of North America which is scheduled to run currently through January 2011...

Friday analysis - teams relishing Korean learning curve
Posted at

With a brand-new track to get to grips with, the drivers enjoyed a challenging and largely productive first day in Korea, as the 'green' surface began to rapidly rubber in. As well as learning the ins and outs of the Yeongam circuit, they were tasked with maximising the set-up and balance of their cars ahead of Saturday's qualifying session and the majority were pleased with their progress. We take a team-by-team look...

John Lydon Publishes Scrapbook
By mdome at Classic Rock

John Lydon is putting out a coffee table book called Mr Rotten’s Scrapbook...

...There will also be a 12” record included, with tracks recorded on the recent Public Image Ltd’s recent reunion tour, plus spoken word content such as Mr Rotten’s Nursery Rhymes...

Lemmy Film To Be Screened In Cinemas
By mdome at Classic Rock

Lemmy, the documentary on the life of the legendary Motorhead leader, is be screened at cinemas across the UK on December 7.

Here’s a list of all the cinemas where you can see the film, which was shot over a three-year period and includes interviews with Slash, Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Dave Grohl, Jarvis Cocker and Mick Jones (the one was in The Clash):...

October 21, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Bruins 4, Capitals 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

No Doubting Thomas – For the second straight game, the Capitals poured more than 35 shots on Boston netminder Tim Thomas. And for the second straight game, the veteran goaltender stopped all but one of them. Thomas backstopped the Bruins to a 4-1 win over the Capitals in Boston’s home opener at TD Garden on Thursday night...

Pre-Korea analysis - title contenders go back to the future
Posted at

The Korean Grand Prix is all about breaking new ground figuratively and literally, so it as fitting that they took an historic photograph here yesterday of the world championship contenders...

Rock Guitar Legend Robin Trower To Release New Studio Album 'The Playful Heart' in December, Tour To Follow
Posted by Nightwatcher at Nightwatcher's House Of Rock

On December 7th, 2010, British rock guitar legend Robin Trower is set to release a brand new studio album 'The Playful Heart' via his own V-12 Records. Distribution in North America will be handled through MVD Entertainment Group.

Recorded with his touring band, with includes vocalist Davey Pattison, and produced by long time musical cohort Livingston Brown, reportedly the eleven new songs show a more introspective Robin Trower. Three tracks are available for sampling at this location...

By Becca H at Japers' Rink

...Boyd Gordon is never going to be an offensive dynamo in the NHL (although he certainly has his moments). He's rarely going to crack fifteen minutes of ice time a night, and will probably only get a shot in the shootout if the coach has exhausted all his other options. And yet when he's healthy, he's often as invaluable to this team as the guys making the big bucks and earning the big minutes...

FIA Thursday press conference - Korea
Posted at

Drivers: Fernando Alonso (Ferrari), Jenson Button (McLaren), Lewis Hamilton (McLaren), Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) and Mark Webber (Red Bull).

Q: Gentlemen, you have just been doing the recreation of the 1986 photograph of the World Championship contenders. There were four of them then. There are five of you now going into the third last round of the championship. What are your feelings about the championship going into this race, particularly on an unknown circuit?
Jenson Button: For me it has been a very interesting season. Arriving at a new team and working with a new team-mate and finding my feet pretty early on I felt...

Korea preview - a critical voyage of discovery
Posted at

The inaugural Korean Grand Prix - the race which some thought would never happen - is set to play a key role in the outcome of an increasingly tense world championship battle.

Red Bull drivers Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel prepare to go head-to-head with Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and McLaren's Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button. And to spice things up even more, all of them must aim for victory...

October 20, 2010

Stuart Cable: Coroner’s Verdict
By mdome at Classic Rock

Former Stereophonics drummer Stuart Cable died after choking on his own vomit.

Cable, who died in June at the age of 40, had been drinking heavily...

Ford duo set for new challenge in Spain
Posted at

...In recent years the rally has been a pure asphalt encounter. However, to celebrate its 20th year in the WRC, organisers have reverted to the event's original format of mixed surface competition...

October 19, 2010

Postgame Notebook: Bruins 3, Capitals 1
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

...The Caps outplayed and outchanced the Bruins but came up on the short end of a 3-1 score, bringing Washington’s four-game winning streak to a halt...

The Secret Life of Michael Schumacher
Posted at

Nineteen years ago Michael Schumacher made his Formula One debut. Nineteen years of interviews - and seven world titles - later, there's very little we don't know about Schumacher. But after he agreed to partake in our Secret Life series, we managed to wrangle a few surprises out of the German legend. Samuel Beckett, skydiving and Italian culinary exploits are just some of his unexpected answers...

WRC stars back charity fundraiser
Posted at

A host of star drivers from the World Rally Championship will lend their support to a charity auction and forum in Spain this week to raise funds for the Richard Burns Foundation and Michael Park Fund...

Solberg aims to reign in Spain
Posted at

The Citroen privateer says the combination of his start position on the road for the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship allied to his increased confidence aboard his Citroen C4 WRC ensure he starts the event with what he feels is his best chance yet of ending his five-year drought of wins...

October 18, 2010

Geoff Johns Discusses 'Green Lantern' Trailer, 3-D Conversion, Sequel Plans And More!
By Josh Wigler at MTV's Splash Page

...One thing that fans can count on soon is the first teaser trailer for "Green Lantern", set to accompany "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" next month.

"Technically it's a teaser, but it's pretty big", Johns said of the teaser. "I don't know the exact time length, but it's got more stuff in there than I would have thought for a teaser, that's for sure."...

Lapworth: new cars will be just as spectacular
Posted at

The cars competing from Rally Sweden onwards next year will run with 1.6-litre instead of two-litre turbocharged engines and they’ll have less technology in the transmission than the likes of the Citroen C4 WRC and Ford Focus RS WRC we’ll see in Spain this week. But, to you and me, they’re going to be just as quick, according to Lapworth...

Korea here we come - what to expect in Yeongam
Posted at

The addition of a brand new circuit to the F1 calendar is always an exciting prospect and this weekend's inaugural Korean Grand Prix in Yeongam certainly has all the ingredients for an entertaining race...

Ford drivers get first taste of Fiesta WRC
Posted at

Mikko Hirvonen and Jari-Matti Latvala drove the new Fiesta RS World Rally Car for the first time during testing last week on gravel roads in Spain and France...

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