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Entertainment Websites

All Game Guide: Descriptions and reviews of video games.
All Music Guide: Music reviews and band articles.
Internet Movie Database (IMDB): The biggest movie site on the internet! Teen Spot: Chat rooms, message boards, music reviews, jokes, and more.

Manga, Anime, Graphic Novels Websites

About Anime: Manga's sister site on About.com.
About Manga: Tons of links and resources about manga, reading and creating!
Animerica Monthly: The anime and manga monthly on-line magazine.
Blambot: Fonts and comic book lettering for use in your own comics. A free font is featured each month (be sure to read the licensing agreement), and there are also tips, links, and other resources for the comic artist.
Comic Book Resources: News and resources for the comic book collector.
Dark Horse Comics: Home to Emily the Strange, Hellboy, Predator, and more, based in Portland, OR.
DC Comics: Superheroes and other classic characters, Elfquest, and Mad Magazine. You can also download icons, wallpapers and sneak peeks of upcoming issues, and learn about the artists behind the comics.
Manga University: Tips and tutorials to improve your manga-drawing skills.
No Flying, No Tights: Reviews of graphic novels for teens.
ZOMGAnime.com: "The best place for watching anime online." This site offers streaming of anime series episodes and movies, as well as reviews and a discussion forum.

Be Creative With Technology

Audacity: Edit audio, create podcasts, etc.
Big Huge Labs: Make CD covers for audio mixes/DVDs
CC Mixter: Another source for audio & mixing
The Freesound Project: Source for audio clips
Fun Morph: Morph photos
MakerPlace ideas
Meez: Create avatars
NGA Kids: Interactive creative art site (National Gallery of Art hosted)
Pictogame.com: Create games
Scratch: Create stories, music, art, games & more!
SpliceMusic.com: Create music online
Storybird: Create picture books
SurveyMonkey: Create surveys
Wordle: Create word art
Xtranormal: Create movies

Disclaimer

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