July 24, 2011

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

Last Update - July 24, 2011 at 3:59 AM EDT

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

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

June 30, 2011

Doctor Who Magazine #436 Issued June 30, 2011

June 29, 2011

FIA confirms 1.6 turbo engines for 2014
Posted at Formula1.com

The FIA, motorsport's governing body, has confirmed that Formula One racing will move to new engine regulations in 2014, with the current 2.4 litre V8s being replaced by more efficient 1.6 litre, turbocharged V6s...

'Hulk' TV Show Moving Forward, Says Guillermo Del Toro
By Danica Davidson at MTV's Splash Page

The Hulk seems to have no shortage of fans these days. Besides appearing in “The Avengers,” the previously announced "Hulk" television series is moving forward, according to producer Guillermo Del Toro...

Home of Metal Launch In Pictures
Posted at Home Of Metal

Last Thursday Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery's Gas Hall hosted the launch of the Home of Metal Exhibition. In attendence were notable members of both the music and art communities. Slade singer Noddy Holder, former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing and Brian Tatler from Diamond Head were among the guests at the official opening which was launched by Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi...

Halford To Release Live Blu-ray
By mdome at Classic Rock

...It’s called Halford Live At Saitama Super Arena, and features a 5.1 Surround Sound mix and is in HD. The full track listing is:...

June 28, 2011

VIDEO: Neil Gaiman Explains The Origins
Of His 'Doctor Who' Episode

By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...Fortunately, the Gaiman-penned episode "The Doctor's Wife" managed to be even better than everyone hoped when it premiered earlier this year, and earned rave reviews from newcomers and longtime fans alike. So, when the author dropped by MTV News HQ to discuss the 10th anniversary of his award-winning novel "American Gods", I made sure to ask him about the experience of taking on 47 years of "Doctor Who" history and taking fans on a journey deep inside the TARDIS...

Record number of World Rally Cars set for Finland
Posted at WRC.com

More new-generation World Rally Cars than ever before will contest Finland's round of the world championship with 21 of the high-tech turbocharged machines set to do battle on the flat-out gravel spectacular next month...

Exclusive interview - Sauber CEO Monisha Kaltenborn
Posted at Formula1.com

There are plenty of women working in the Formula One paddock, but Monisha Kaltenborn is the first to take on the job of team CEO. Perhaps surprisingly it's with Sauber, traditionally seen as a relatively conservative team, but for Kaltenborn holding the fate of an F1 squad in one's hands holds few qualms. We spoke to her about her rise to prominence with Sauber...

June 27, 2011

High Voltage At The Golden Gods 2011
By mdome at Classic Rock

We caught up with High Voltage festival headliners Judas Priest at the recent Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Come inside to watch an exclusive video interview with Rob Halford and Glenn Tipton...

All-black scheme for Ford's test Fiesta
Posted at WRC.com

The Ford Abu Dhabi World Rally Team began its four-day asphalt test in France today with its Fiesta RS WRCs sporting a new colour scheme...

June 24, 2011

2010-2011 By the Tens -- Forwards: Brooks Laich
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

Power is something of a recurring theme in Brooks Laich’s 2010-2011 season. First, if you look at this season compared to last, the results are almost duplicates of one another with one very important exception:...

Friday practice - selected team and driver quotes
Posted at Formula1.com

It may have been business as usual on Friday morning in Valencia, with Red Bull's Mark Webber leading the pack, but by the afternoon session the advantage had shifted to Ferrari's Fernando Alonso. The drivers and senior team personnel report on the opening day of the European round...

June 23, 2011

New 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Trailer!
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

...The new trailer premiered at Yahoo Movies, and features quite a bit of new footage from the film — including some impressive shield-slinging action!...

Europe preview - rule tweak & DRS to mix up Valencia field?
Posted at Formula1.com

McLaren, Ferrari and Mercedes will all be hoping fervently that a change in the regulations governing engine mapping will clip Red Bull's wings a little this weekend at the European round in Valencia and give them more of a chance of getting on even terms with the Milton Keynes team in qualifying...

MINI set for Goodwood demonstration
Posted at WRC.com

Rally fans living in Britain will get another opportunity to see MINI's John Cooper Works WRC in action when Kris Meeke demonstrates the all-new machine at the Goodwood Festival of Speed...

June 22, 2011

Todt positive on WRC changes
Posted at WRC.com

Jean Todt, the president of the FIA, motorsport's world governing body, visited the Acropolis Rally in Greece last week on a fact-finding mission...

June 21, 2011

Does Alex Semin Need an Elite Center to Succeed?
By Kareem E. at Japers' Rink

Two weeks ago we completed our annual wrap of Capitals forward Alexander Semin. One of the questions at the end of the recap asked if Semin needed an elite center to pull more out of the enigmatic player. Challenging contemporary hockey wisdom, some openly thought no, that Semin, a wing, was enough of a playmaker that he could dictate play regardless of who he had as his pivot. It's an important question to answer, because if the answer is indeed "no", the Caps do not need to chase a high-cost center this summer...

Home of Metal in the Birmingham Post
Posted at Home Of Metal

Bunny Bissoux plays her Les Paul Epiphone SG in Ozzy's front room.

Take a look at the Post's fantastic picture gallery HERE

Heavy metal music is being celebrated in the West Midlands with a host of exhibitions, writes Lorne Jackson.

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Title: Full metal jacket
Author: Richard Clayton

Renault: Engine-mapping clampdown will affect all teams
Posted at Formula1.com

Renault technical director James Allison expects every team will be affected by a clampdown on engine mapping ahead of the forthcoming European event. The FIA have told teams that they won't be allowed to alter engine maps between qualifying and the race from this weekend's Valencia round...

Strong return makes Henning happy
Posted at WRC.com

Henning Solberg marked his return to the world championship on last week's Acropolis Rally by claiming his best finish of the season so far...

Leslie West Has Emergency Surgery
By mdome at Classic Rock

...The celebrated guitarist, who suffers from diabetes, was rushed to hospital in Biloxi, Mississippi after the leg began to swell. The decision was then taken to amputate the limb up to his knee...

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