Q: Did you grow up on KISS?
A: No, [but] you heard ’em every now and then, like, in a movie or a show. But after starting to play for the team and hearing them do their thing… they know what they’re doing. That’s why they’re rock legends and in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Q: Is the relationship you had with one of the LA KISS girls still going on, or is it over?
A: No, it’s not really … we’re just friends… It wasn’t a big deal. She dances for the team, and it’s frowned upon that the players date the dancers. But it was never frowned upon to hang out and have fun together, you know? So, we had fun and we hung out and we had a good time, and we’re still really good friends. She did her job, I did my job, and there was one game I missed those three PATs, and they thought that that was the reason. I’m like, Dude, a girl’s not going to be a reason for me messing up some PATs. When I step on that damn field, that’s football, not a chick. I just f*cked up, you know?
Q: Paul and Gene met with you about the issue, too. What did you get out of that conversation with them?
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Something big is coming to AMC…. dinosaurs! The Jurassic Park trilogy airs Monday, September 29 at 7/6c. With a giant T-Rex, great one-liners and the emergence of CGI, what’s not to love about the Steven Spielberg classic? If you can’t wait until the dino-marathon, you can immerse yourself in the world of InGen and Jurassic Park with these quizzes, movie ranking lists and even a prehistoric tournament.
ULTIMATE FAN GAMES
Jurassic Park III
The movie was filmed on which Hawaiian island? Play the game.
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Every comic fan has asked themselves the question one time or another: Which superhero would I be? Now you can get a definitive answer with Comic Book Men‘s “Which Superhero Are You?” Quiz. Just answer seven questions and you’ll find out your true superhero identity. Then share your results with your friends (don’t worry, this identity doesn’t have to be secret!)
Comic Book Men returns Sun., Oct. 12 at midnight/11c on AMC.
4th and Loud star Gene Simmons’s band KISS did not become one of the most successful rock groups in history by accident. Long before they first took the stage, Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a clear-cut operating plan for their business. Over the past forty years, KISS has sold over 100 million CDs and DVDs worldwide and manages over 3,000 licensed merchandise items. In addition to KISS, Simmons’s lucrative ventures include two hit TV shows, co-ownership of the LA KISS, a restaurant chain and a record company. A recipient of the Forbes lifetime achievement award, this executive runs all of his businesses on his own — no personal assistant, few handlers and as little red tape as possible.
In his new book Me, Inc., available October 21, Simmons gives aspiring entrepreneurs the critical tools they need to succeed. Simmons teaches you how to build a solid business strategy, network like hell, harness the countless tools available in the digital age and be the architect for the business entity that is you.
Click here to learn more and order your copy of Me, Inc.
Catch Gene Simmons in 4th and Loud Tuesdays at 10/9c on AMC.
Longing for the return of Kevin Smith and the super-team from Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash? Have no fear: Ming, Bryan, Mike and Walt are mere weeks away from saving the day when Season 4 premieres on Oct 12. In the meantime, check out new shots of the guys posed and ready for action in this all-new Comic Book Men cast gallery.
Comic Book Men returns Sunday, October 12 at Midnight/11c.
4th and Loud‘s Beau Bell, starting linebacker for the LA KISS talks about playing with his brother BJ and the bone-shattering hit he laid on the Spokane Shock’s quarterback.
A: Honestly, I was already out here coaching, and I thought it would be real fun to play in front of my family and friends; I hadn’t played in front of them in 10 years.
Q: You were a coach? Who were you coaching for?
A: Yeah, I’m still coaching the defensive line at Santa Ana College.
Q: It must’ve been strange having your brother BJ Bell at training camp, trying out for the team alongside you. Was he a welcome addition to camp, or did you find him to be a distraction?
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AMC announced today that it has ordered a second season of its unscripted arm-wrestling series, Game of Arms, which premiered last February with 1 million viewers, delivering the network’s highest weeknight original series premiere. The network has ordered 10 one-hour episodes of the series, which goes inside the raw, highly-competitive world of underground arm-wrestling. The competition series follows members of various regional arm wrestling clubs, as they hit the road each week to compete in intense matches, often sacrificing their jobs, health, and even relationships in pursuit of victory.
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4th and Loud’s Joe Mortensen, the LA KISS linebacker-turned-fullback, discusses his friendship with quarterback and “class act” JJ Raterink and how much Assistant Coach Walt “Hous” Housman loves his cat.
Q: An expansion team is basically a random bunch of guys that haven’t been signed by other teams and such. What was the chemistry like this season on the LA KISS?
A: Up and down the roster, I don’t think we had a bad team. If anything, it was chemistry on the field that was hurting us. Some guys didn’t really know the game that well, at first, [and] our offensive line didn’t play that well. It was my third year playing arena, [and] I had been playing defense my whole life, and it was my first year playing fullback. You know, teams like Arizona and San Jose, Pittsburgh and Cleveland, those guys have been together for three or four years… we had a short mini-camp, and we were bringing guys in and out all throughout the year, so it was tough.
Q: You had to be pretty close to JJ Raterink, considering you were literally defending him as a fullback during games. What kind of relationship did you have with him as a player?
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Today AMC unveiled the official Season 4 poster for Comic Book Men, in glorious 3D. So break out your 3D glasses and enter the world of Kevin Smith and the gang from Jay and Silent Bob’s Secret Stash.
Comic Book Men returns Sun., Oct. 12 at Midnight/11c on AMC.
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Get ready to take the red pill this Throwback Thursday with a back-to-back marathon of The Matrix Trilogy starting September 4 at 8/7c. Relive the leather-clad overcoats, the ’90s punk music and the special effects that revolutionized the action and sci-fi genres. Can’t wait to go deeper into the Matrix? Take these Ultimate Fan Games, then rank your favorite Matrix film below.
ULTIMATE FAN GAMES
The Wachowskis approached Hugo Weaving to play Agent Smith after seeing his performance in which movie?
The Matrix Reloaded
The fight sequences in this sequel required intense choreography. Which actor had to undergo six months of training to perfect a single kick?
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