Hope You Weren't Hoping to See GRRM at Comic Con

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George RR Martin announced that he won't be attending San Diego Comic Con this year (as well as World Fantasy Con) because he's staying home to focus on writing Winds of Winter.  Hear that?  That's the sound of the bevy of "why isn't he writing?!" complaints you were going to hear during con season getting quashed in the background.  GRRM did add however, that if he finishes the novel before the con (ha!) he reserves the right to change his mind and attend afterall.

Christian Bale’s Tips for New Batman Ben Affleck

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Christian Bale’s Tips for New Batman Ben Affleck
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Like it or not, Ben Affleck is Batman.

But before he put on the iconic cape and cowl to film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," his predecessor, Christian Bale, offered him some advice.

His first tip: beware bathroom breaks.

"Be able to take a piss by yourself," he said, according to the NY Daily News. "I found it to be ridiculously unheroic between takes when I said, 'Excuse me, I need to pee, could somebody undo me please?' "

His second tip: that mask is really heavy.

"I took three people 20 minutes with tools in order to take that cowl off (my) head," says Bale.

Bale also recently admitted his initial reaction to Affleck being cast was jealousy.

Unexpected Rapper of the Day: Daniel Radcliffe Nails “Alphabet Aerobics”

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Yup, Harry Potter can rap. The good part starts a little after 2 minutes in the video.

In a surprise move, further distancing himself from his boy wizard persona, Daniel Radcliffe, skillfully performed Blackalicious' "Alphabet Aerobics" on The Tonight Show Tuesday night.

Radcliffe says he was initially really into learning Eminem lyrics, and calls his fascination with memorizing fast paced rap songs "a disease."

But what does Ron Weasley think?

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