Turn Your Social Media Photos Into Cool Custom Books With Chatbooks

 

People everywhere are addicted to social media.  We are CONSTANTLY taking and sharing photos and now there is an easy way to take all these images and make them into cool, collectible books.

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Chatbooks is an app that allows you to pull photos from your social media feeds like Facebook and Instagram and make into books for yourself or for family and friends.  The images are printed 6″ X 6″ with one photo per page and books are as low as $8 for a 30-page volume.  (You can upgrade to a hardcover for only $5 more!)

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There are a couple of ways to utilize the app.  You can start what they call a Photo Book Series.  Simply connect Instagram, Facebook or your camera roll favorites to Chatbooks and a new 60-page book is automatically created once you add 60 photos to that photo source. You can easily exclude unwanted photos or filter by #hastags.  A nifty notification gives you the option to edit 3 days before the book prints and ships.  You can cancel anytime.

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The other way to utilize the app is through Chatbooks Custom Book.  This feature allows you to manually select and add photos from any photo source.  You then easily review and arrange the photos as you want.  These books can contain between 30 and 365 photos and come as perfect-bound softcovers or library-bound hardcovers using archival paper and inks.

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Affordable and awesome, Chatbooks will let you document your life like never before. Click here to head over to their website, download the app and start making books that you will cherish.

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20th Century Fox’s New Trailer Asks #WhatIsMorgan

Written by Seth Owen and directed by Luke Scott, “Morgan” tells the story of a corporate troubleshooter who is sent to a remote, top-secret location, where she is to investigate and evaluate a terrifying accident. She learns the event was triggered by a seemingly innocent “human,” who presents a mystery of both infinite promise and incalculable danger.

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Here are a couple of trailers to give you nightmares and leave you asking, #WhatIsMorgan?

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20th Century Fox’s “Morgan” opens in theaters on September 2nd and stars: Kate Mara, Anya Taylor-Joy, Toby Jones, Rose Leslie, Boyd Holbrook, Michelle Yeoh, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Paul Giamatti.  You can stay up to date with the film via the following links:

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“The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer”

Sequart Organization is proud to announce the publication of “The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer”, by Greg Carpenter.

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They came from Northampton, West Sussex, and Glasgow, and even though they spoke with different dialects, they gave American comics a new voice – one loud and clear enough to speak to the Postmodern world. Like a triple-helix strand of some advanced form of DNA, their careers have remained irrevocably intertwined. They go together, like Diz, Bird, and Monk… or like Kerouac, Burroughs, and Ginsberg… or like the Beatles, the Stones, and the Who.

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Taken individually, their professional histories provide an incomplete picture of comics’ British Invasion, but together they redefined the concept of what it means to be a comic book writer. Collectively, their story is arguably the most important one of the modern comics era.

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The British Invasion: Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison, and the Invention of the Modern Comic Book Writer runs 492 pages, making it the longest book Sequart has published. It features an interview with the legendary Karen Berger (who spearheaded the British Invasion at DC Comics), and it sports a fun “Meet the Beatles!”-esque cover by Kevin Colden.

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The British Invasion is available in print and on Kindle. (Just a reminder: you don’t need a Kindle device to read Kindle-formatted books; you can download a free Kindle reader for most computers, phones, and tablets.) Find out more on the book’s official page.

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Tim Doyle & The Flood Gallery Celebrate 15 Years Of Daft Punk’s “Discovery”

15 years?!  Where did the time go.  15 years ago Daft Punk released their highly praised sophomore effort, “Discovery.”  The album spawned the hit singles, “One More Time” and “Face to Face” among others.

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To celebrate this milestone in Daft Punk history, The Flood Gallery is pleased to announce the release of an amazing new DAFT PUNK inspired screen print, commissioned for Classic Album Sundays playback events of the duo’s sophomore album ‘DISCOVERY’, which are happening throughout Europe and The USA this month.

Commemorating the release of the album 15 years ago this year, this limited edition poster has been designed by brilliant TIM DOYLE. Available as a regular edition, with two variants, all of which are signed and numbered by the artist.

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“Daft Punk: Discovery” by Tim Doyle

Regular Edition of 100

18″ X 24″

5 Color screen print

£30

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“Daft Punk: Discovery” by Tim Doyle

Silver Foil Edition of 40

18″ X 24″

4 Color screen print

£45

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“Daft Punk: Discovery” by Tim Doyle

Gold Foil Edition of 20

18″ X 24″

4 Color screen print

£60

These prints will be available exclusively from The Flood Gallery starting at 1PM BST Wednesday, August 24th.

Now sit back and watch these awesome videos.  Here is what Wikipedia had to say about this awesome effort.  When developing ideas for music videos, the duo recalled watching a lot of Japanese anime as children, including favorites such asCaptain Harlock, Grandizer, and Candy Candy. The duo reached out to Leiji Matsumoto, who had created Captain Harlock, looking to do a collaboration. Eventually Matsumoto responded and was willing to work with them. The result of the collaboration was Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem, an anime film featuring the entirety of Discovery as the soundtrack

 

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NBC Is Taking Their Hit Series, “The Voice” To Snapchat

Dang it, we missed Alicia Keys yesterday!  Well, we still have 4 more judges to connect with.  My family LOVES NBC’s talent show, “The Voice.”  The stories, the talent, the coaching is all engaging and we look forward to each new season.  Well NBC is taking things to the ever popular social media platform, Snapchat.  Here’s the official press release.

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Utilizing the latest technologies to deliver its finest programming and original content across social, digital and mobile platforms, NBC announced today it has debuted the first-of-a-kind Snapchat television partnership with the five-episode series “The Voice on Snapchat.”

thevoice-snapchatThe series will feature this season’s coaches —Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys — reviewing the user-submitted videos. Each week, one coach will select an artist they want representing their team in the “Voice on Snapchat” finale Sept. 19. 

The two-time Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” continues to be at the forefront of digital and mobile platforms.  The show connects and interacts with fans via social media and “The Voice” app, offering engaging storytelling beyond the broadcast. “The Voice on Snapchat,” opened the call for videos on Aug. 8 and received more than 20,000 submissions in less than 48 hours. The videos were evaluated by “The Voice” producers and coaches.

“NBC is thrilled to launch ‘The Voice on Snapchat’ utilizing their new content format that offers fresh and creative ways to let fans engage and ultimately decide who will be the first winner in this revolutionary series,” said Rob Hayes, Executive Vice President, Digital, NBC Entertainment. “We were overwhelmed to receive so many submissions and appreciate the extraordinary amount of talent performers who participated.   We encourage all fans to vote for their favorite artist on September 19.”

“Our partnership with Snapchat represents inclusion, creativity and innovation, the key elements that have made ‘The Voice’ one of TV’s most successful franchises,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group NBC Entertainment.  “This interactive collaboration provides our passionate fan base a chance to directly participate and become a part of our Voice family.”

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A new installment of the five-episode series will be available every Monday, starting today, leading up to the climactic conclusion on Monday, Sept. 19 when the four participants submit their last performance video.

“The Voice on Snapchat” episode schedule:

Monday, Aug. 22 – Coach Alicia Keys

Monday, Aug. 29 – Coach Adam Levine

Monday, Sept. 5 – Coach Miley Cyrus

Monday, Sept. 12 – Coach Blake Shelton

Monday, Sept. 19 – Final episode 

Our DVR is already set, we can’t WAIT to see this season’s talent and watch Blake and Adam’s shenanigans.  I have a feeling that Miley and Alicia are going to surprise a lot of folks this season and may even take the title from the other two veterans.  Time will tell…

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ThreeA Continues Its Marvelous Marvel Run With Black Widow

“Fallaces sunt rerum species et hominum spes fallunt.”

–  Natalia Alianovna Romanova

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(I love that scene where she scolds Tony.)

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Black Widow has really come into her own.  Ever since Scarlett Johansson donned the sexy, sleek outfit.  Fans are demanding she get her own, standalone film and she just may get it. ThreeA is back with their next Marvel offering and it only seems right that they give the Russian super spy her own, highly desirable action figure.

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Black Widow gets around, (get your minds out of the gutter!) as she has been affiliated with various organizations including: S.H.I.E.L.D, The Avengers, the KGB, Lady Liberators, Thunderbolts and others.

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Regardless of who she is fighting WITH, it’s who she’s fighting AGAINST that should watch their backs because this lethal assassin will rip your heart out and purr while she does it.

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Here’s the official stats for this awesome, collectible figure:

Designed by Ashley Wood

  • Officially Licensed by Marvel
  • Black Widow figure stands 13-Inches (33cm) tall
  • Features 24 points of articulation
  • Black Widow features Laser cut Tailored Catsuit, Faux-Leather Trench Coat
  • Black Widow includes:
    • 3 Sets of interchangeable hands
    • 2 Glock 17s with Holsters
    • 2 Wrist Stingers
    • 1 Masked interchangeable head

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ThreeA’s Black Widow figure will go on sale August 31st, 2016 and will be available from Bambaland.com and ThreeA Stockists Worldwide.

 

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