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How a Gay Gangster in Showtime's 'Dexter' Inspired Ray Stevenson Asgard Warrior in 'Thor: The Dark World'blogs.wsj.com — Isaac Sirko was a gay Ukrainian gangster who sacrificed his life for the man he loved. In the seventh season of "Dexter," actor Ray Stevenson portrayed the mobster, in a role he called "not just being the villain of the week." "I didn't try to lionize it or make it grandiose," Stevenson said.
blogs.wsj.com — To this day, Tracy Spiridakos feels a chill when she walks into a Dairy Queen. The Greek Canadian actress currently plays the lead role of Charlie Matheson in NBC's "Revolution," but it wasn't always so. Before she could be seen firing a crossbow and loading guns in a post-power world, Spiridakos was scooping ice cream and making blizzards at a Winnipeg Dairy Queen.
blogs.laweekly.com — Polls have been closed for three and a half hours, and the Los Angeles City Clerk has managed to count less than 50,000 votes. At least LA County had that damn fog as an excuse. LA Times columnist Steve Lopez is going absolutely bonkers on twitter: it could take three weeks for city to count votes in this election, despite low turnout.
online.wsj.com — 'Now You See Me,' to be released May 31 by Summit, hopes to make movie magic without computer-generated special effects. Director Louis Leterrier hired magic consultants, including David Copperfield, to create and execute some of the more complicated illusions.
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