May 27, 2011

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
April 21 - 30, 2011

Last Update - May 27, 2011 at 6:05 PM EDT

Junior's April 21 through April 30, 2011 'Reading And Viewing List' includes title links, with article snippets, from items published at the end of April 2011.

Upcoming films, Washington Capitals hockey, music, Formula One racing and WRC rally news are among the topics to be found here.

April 30, 2011

ANVIL Frontman Lips - "We Have Been Successful;
Recording 14 Albums Isn’t Exactly A Failure"

Posted at Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles

ANVIL frontman Steve "Lips" Kudlow recently spoke with Mark Morton at the about the band's new album, Juggernaut Of Justice, and the various stages of the band's career. An excerpt is available...

April 29, 2011

POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Lightning 4, Capitals 2
By Mike Vogel - Senior Writer at

Lapses And Relapses – In the first game of their Eastern Conference Semifinal Series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Capitals played some lengthy stretches of solid hockey and some lengthy stretches of sloppy hockey. They also played some lengthy stretches of 2009-10 Caps hockey, and in the end they paid for it with a 4-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 1 on Friday night...

Vinegar and Oil
By Brian Lumley at Rumblings From The Man Cave

...And, unfortunately, oil plays a large part in that daily existence. From the gasoline that fuels our vehicles to the plastic bags that moms wrap the kids' sandwiches in to put into their plastic lunchboxes...

Classic Rock’s New Releases Round-Up
By mdome at Classic Rock

This week it’s all about Queen, with the reissue of their first five albums. It’s the beginning of a vast back catalogue reactivation for the great band...

Solberg: it's flat-out from now on
Posted at

Petter Solberg will start next week's Rally d'Italia Sardegna with a new strategy for the rest of the season: he's going flat-out for wins...

April 28, 2011

Formula One Fantasy - Williams' Rubens Barrichello
Posted at

Rubens Barrichello is the longest-serving driver in history, with well over 300 F1 starts to his name. As such, you'd think the Brazilian veteran has seen and done pretty much all there is to do in terms of Formula One racing. You'd be wrong...

Turkey preview quotes - Sauber, Mercedes, Renault & more
Posted at - Updated May 5, 2011

Mention Istanbul Park and talk immediately turns to Turn Eight, the multi-apex left-hander that has become one of the classic corners on the F1 calendar. It's going to be tough on tyres, so the focus will again be very much on Pirelli's rubber...

April 27, 2011

Trump Card
By Brian Lumley at Rumblings From The Man Cave

...As for Trump? Shame on him; he does know better but is doing what most politicians and over-the-hill game show hosts do best: preying on the fears and paranoia of their ill-minded constituency. All to hang on to the limelight. He has no chance in the next election cycle so why is he stirring up this pot? What's there to gain from the ridiculous muckraking for an issue that truly is a non-issue? And if he's truly serious about running is this the platform he wants to build his campaign upon?...

New 'X-Men: First Class' Theatrical Trailer!
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

This week has been filled with new "X-Men: First Class" images, news, and interviews, and now we have a fresh new trailer to feast our eyes on, too. The best part? It actually has a bunch of new footage!...

Loeb tips Sordo to shine at MINI
Posted at

Sebastien Loeb has backed Dani Sordo to succeed at MINI and says the Spaniard deserves the chance to shine now that he is no longer under his shadow...

April 25, 2011

Does This 'X-Men: First Class' Trailer Give Us The First Look
At Sebastian Shaw's Mutant Power?

By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...Now, another trailer has found its way online, and while it doesn't offer much in the way of new footage, there is one notable addition: a brief glimpse of Kevin Bacon as Sebastian Shaw, offering what could be the first look at how the character's mutant abilities will manifest themselves in the film...

New Delhi, New Dawn - the Indian Grand Prix takes shape
Posted at

It takes two hours to drive the 57.4 kilometres from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport to the Jaypee Green Sports City Project - and the newly named Buddh International Circuit - that from October 28-30 will host the inaugural Indian Grand Prix...

Sardinia entry list breaks new record
Posted at

The 2011 World Rally Championship resumes on the Italian island of Sardinia next month with a record-breaking 20 new-generation World Rally Cars set to tackle round five of the 13-event season...

April 24, 2011

Kubica discharged from Italian hospital
Posted at

Renault driver Robert Kubica has left Italy's Santa Corona Hospital, 11 weeks on from the rally crash that left him with severe injuries to his right hand, ruling him out of the start of the 2011 Formula One season...

April 23, 2011

Capitals Head for Round Two with Solid Win over Rangers
By Hockey Mom at Musings Of A Hockey Mom

...It was Alex Semin who stuck the fork in the visitors and added the insurance the boys needed to go forward. His line mate Marcus Johansson evaded Dan Girardi and Semin picked up MoJo’s cross-ice pass and proceeded to roof it over Lundqvist, sending an already jubilant Verizon Center crowd into a frenzy...

'Doctor Who' Review: Episode 6.01, 'The Impossible Astronaut'
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...The Doctor reunites with Amy Pond, Rory, and River Song in a Utah desert, only to have a deadly encounter with a mysterious astronaut. The experience prompts the companions to seek help from — who else? — The Doctor, and begin an adventure that takes them all the way to a 1969 meeting with U.S. President Richard Nixon in the Oval Office. New enemies make their presence known, and then make their presence unknown, too...

'Doctor Who' Preview: Karen Gillan Explains The New Relationship Dynamic In Season Six
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...Of course, with Amy and Rory tying the knot before jumping back into action with The Doctor, there's a brand new relationship dynamic at work inside the TARDIS. How will it play out as they travel through space and time fighting alien menaces? Well, that's exactly what we asked Amy herself, actress Karen Gillan, during a break in "Doctor Who" filming...

April 22, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Matt Smith On Bringing 'Doctor Who' To The U.S.
- And Where He Wants To Go Next!

By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...For the first time ever, the "Doctor Who" cast and crew made a trek across the ocean to film in the U.S. — specifically, the picturesque Monument Valley, Utah. In the following exclusive video, "Doctor Who" star Matt Smith explains why it made sense to film in America, and which city he'd like to see The Doctor end up in next time he ends up on this side of the pond...

Extended 'Green Lantern' Trailer Arrives Online
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

An extended trailer for "Green Lantern" has found its way online after premiering on television this. While there's not a lot of new footage to be seen in the tv preview, it does give us yet another look at Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan, some of the constructs he forms with the ring, and the rest of the Green Lantern Corps...

Classic Rock’s New Releases Round-Up
By mdome at Classic Rock

...Has it really been 30 years since we were all so dramatically introduced to Ozzy Osbourne the solo artist? Well, the reissue of the Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of Madman albums by Legacy Records tells its own tale. They come together in a collector’s edition box set with a bonus live CD. Now happily restored to their original state, both albums are still outstanding, and has Ozzy ever really matched these masterworks? This is due out at the end of May...

April 21, 2011

Robert Kubica Q&A: Fans' response has been overwhelming
Posted at

The Renault team - and Formula One in general - was dealt a heavy blow in February when star driver Robert Kubica was ruled out of the start of the 2011 season following a serious crash during the Ronde di Andora Rally in Italy...

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