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24th Apr '16 5:58:45 PM aye_amber
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* No less than ''fourteen'' drummers have taken the stage with space-rockers ''{{Hawkwind}}'' at one time or another. This may well have been the origin of the "disposable drummer" gag in ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap''.

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* No less than ''fourteen'' drummers have taken the stage with space-rockers ''{{Hawkwind}}'' ''Music/{{Hawkwind}}'' at one time or another. This may well have been the origin of the "disposable drummer" gag in ''Film/ThisIsSpinalTap''.
17th Apr '16 11:35:52 AM EDP
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** Generally speaking, Salgari's works tend to resonate with modern audiences, presenting different races as equals, [[GirlsNeedRoleModels strong female characters]], and strong criticism of colonialism.
17th Apr '16 11:34:23 AM EDP
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** Generally speaking, Salgari's works tend to resonate with modern audiences, presenting different races as equals, [[GirlsNeedRoleModels strong female characters]], and strong criticism of colonialism.
4th Feb '16 10:28:20 PM Hylarn
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** In [[http://xkcd.com/591/ this comic]] [[Literature/{{Twilight}} Stephenie Meyer]] beats [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]] at its [[{{Troll}} own game]]. Moot (4chan's owner) replied by temporarily replacing /b/'s title by "Twilight appreciation zone"Not

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** In [[http://xkcd.com/591/ this comic]] [[Literature/{{Twilight}} Stephenie Meyer]] beats [[{{Imageboards}} 4chan]] at its [[{{Troll}} own game]]. Moot (4chan's owner) replied by temporarily replacing /b/'s title by "Twilight appreciation zone"Notzone".
21st Jan '16 5:58:57 PM elemt
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* ''LoadingReadyRun'''s WebVideo/FeedDump segment, where they talk about strange news stories, has one episode where they are aggrieved to discover the existence of an app for hiring people to beat someone up, pointing out that was literally a [[http://loadingreadyrun.com/videos/view/2150/Punchr sketch they did]].
10th Jan '16 9:55:47 PM phoenix
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* The Irish comedy musical ''I, Keano'' is a send-up of the Saipan incident, the real-life falling-out between [[UsefulNotes/{{Ireland}} Republic of Ireland]] national [[TheBeautifulGame football]] team star Roy Keane and manager Mick [=McCarthy=] before the 2002 [[TheWorldCup FIFA World Cup]], which led to Keane going or being sent home and not playing in the tournament. During the production's first run, three major cast members—including Mario Rosenstock, who played "Keano"—publicly left the show.

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* The Irish comedy musical ''I, Keano'' is a send-up of the Saipan incident, the real-life falling-out between [[UsefulNotes/{{Ireland}} Republic of Ireland]] national [[TheBeautifulGame [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football]] team star Roy Keane and manager Mick [=McCarthy=] before the 2002 [[TheWorldCup FIFA World Cup]], which led to Keane going or being sent home and not playing in the tournament. During the production's first run, three major cast members—including Mario Rosenstock, who played "Keano"—publicly left the show.
1st Jan '16 10:06:31 PM nombretomado
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** Creator/NealStephenson's ''SnowCrash''.

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** Creator/NealStephenson's ''SnowCrash''.''Literature/SnowCrash''.



** ''SnowCrash'' also anticipates GoogleEarth, though that may be a case of ArtImitatesArt.
** SecondLife is ''definitely'' a case of ArtImitatesArt; its creators specifically reference ''SnowCrash'' and its Metaverse. ''Snow Crash'' also [[TropeCodifier codified]] the DigitalAvatar.

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** ''SnowCrash'' ''Literature/SnowCrash'' also anticipates GoogleEarth, though that may be a case of ArtImitatesArt.
** SecondLife is ''definitely'' a case of ArtImitatesArt; its creators specifically reference ''SnowCrash'' ''Literature/SnowCrash'' and its Metaverse. ''Snow Crash'' also [[TropeCodifier codified]] the DigitalAvatar.
25th Dec '15 1:18:06 PM rjd1922
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* Obscure Super Famicom [[SoBadItsGood kuso-ge]] ''Hong Kong '97'''s plot involved turning the recently deceased "[[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Tong Shau Ping]]" (Deng Xiaoping) into a weapon. The game was made in 1995, while Deng actually died in 1997.

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* Obscure Super Famicom [[SoBadItsGood kuso-ge]] ''Hong Kong '97'''s ''VideoGame/HongKong97'''s plot involved turning the recently deceased "[[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed Tong Shau Ping]]" (Deng Xiaoping) into a weapon. The game was made in 1995, while Deng actually died in 1997.
13th Nov '15 3:44:33 PM StarSword
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* ''[[Series/TwentyFour 24]]'':

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* ''[[Series/TwentyFour 24]]'':''Series/TwentyFour'':




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* The ''Series/MadamSecretary'' episode "Catch and Release" ends with "Jihadi Judd", an American who joined ISIS, being killed in a drone strike on orders of President Dalton. [[NoCelebritiesWereHarmed His model]], British-born ISIS member [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jihadi_John Mohammed Emwazi, a.k.a. "Jihadi John"]], was killed in a joint US-British drone attack four days after the episode aired.
10th Nov '15 9:57:17 AM matruz
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* ''Film/{{Fanboys}}'' deals with a SecretlyDying ''Franchise/StarWars'' fan who gets to watch ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' as a dying wish before it's even released; In November 2015, a Star Wars fan suffering from terminal cancer would get to watch an unedited print of ''Film/TheForceAwakens'' [[http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/10/entertainment/dying-star-wars-fan-force-awakens-update/index.html before passing away shortly after]].
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