Agent Palmer

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The Death of Hollywood Royalty, Iconic Characters, and the Need for Original Content

The Death of Hollywood Royalty

A Special Report by Agent Ellipsis

If 2016 has taught us anything, it’s that death catches up to us all in the end. Unfortunately, this includes our favorite iconic characters as well.

Hollywood has hit a crossroads that seems to be left out of modern cinema conversation: what do we do when an actor or actress that has established an iconic character wants to retire, or worse, passes away?

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It’s Not Your Business Who the Father of Felicia Day’s Baby Is

Felicia Day Pregnant

A Special Report by Agent Ellipsis

On January 3rd, 2017, the Queen of Geek, the marvelous Felicia Day, announced that she is expecting a baby girl in just three weeks. Many of her fans were shocked, and in some comments made on Instagram, a few seemed like they felt downright betrayed (original spelling preserved; usernames kept anonymous):

“I thought you weren’t married?!?!”

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Clearing out the clutter of my mind

Clearing out the clutter of my mind

I’m not sure if I’ll do this again, or if so, how often, but I’ve a lot going on in my head and just want to unload some it. Consider this a “take out the trash” post, if you will.

Some of these things will be connected, some will surely not. This just happens to be where I am at right now, so please don’t look any further into connecting these things than necessary. In all likelihood, there is no connection.

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Meerkat is Not the Next BIG Thing, It is just the Next Thing

Meerkat is Not the Next BIG Thing

Meerkat is trending. This is a fact. Partly it is trending because it’s a new name on the social media scene and partly because of its issues with Twitter’s Open Graph. But Meerkat is not new, nor is it innovative. It’s old and automated.

Meerkat has been described as SnapChat for live video with the added benefit of being tied into Twitter, so that all of your followers get the link to your live stream.

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‘Star Wars’ Prediction from Long Time ago Raises Questions about Vision for Final Trilogy

Future Life magazine-August 1980

In the August 1980 issue of Future Life, published just three months after the release of The Empire Strikes Back, a quote appears in the science and science fiction magazine that references Empire as the “‘second act’ of a proposed nine movie Star Wars series.”

This cannot be debated as I physically have a copy of the magazine.

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