The Torch Top 5 (15/9/2013)

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5. James Blunt is Back With A new Tour

Singer Songwriter James Blunt is back, announcing new dates for his forthcoming “Moon Landing 2014 World Tour’ to support his new album. A list of  the tour locations has been confirmed and will include Ireland, Holland, Italy, France, Russia, and several parts of the United Kingdom, with more dates to be confirmed at a later time.

4. Virgil Reached it’s Goal

Exploitation Graphic Novel, Virgil, has reached its goal on Kickstarter. With 8 days left,  the crowd funded project was only at $6,000 of its $15,000 pledge but was also to make its goal ending with $17,418 and 216 backers. Virgil tell the story of a gay cop in Jamaica who  seeks revenge after he attacked and his partner is kidnapped.

3.  JK Rowling asked to Pen Harry Potter Spin Offs

If you thought the Harry Potter Franchise was over think again, Author of the boy Wizard series JK Rowling has been asked to write the script for a Harry Potter spin movie. This will be the  screenwriting début for Rowling. The new film will feature Newt Scamander, the author of the Book ‘ Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ a book that the harry potter character would read at Hogwarts.

2. Microsoft’s new plan: Buy some iPads

In a new promotional scheme, Microsoft have decided that customers in US, Puerto Rico and Canada shall be able to trade in their old iPads for store credit. They have promised a minimum of $200 and a maximum of $400 for any iPad, 2, 3 or 4 to be used towards a Microsoft product. The Promotion is only valid from October 27 and in selected stores.

1. Burning Man in Second Life 

Burning Man is coming to Second Life for another year. nicknamed ‘Burn2’ the event will run from October 19 to October 27. Burn2 is an extension of the original Burning Man festival, bringing its art, community and culture into the Virtual World. Brought into Second Life in 2003 and has been known to involve the Lindens, last year they had a visit from Philip Linden, the creator of Second Life.

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