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Newswire: Lena Dunham to guest star on The Simpsons

Adding to the large and ever-growing annals of “Homer and Marge have marriage troubles” episodes—and celebrity guest stars, we guess—Entertainment Weekly reports that Lena Dunham will guest star as Homer’s twentysomething love interest on an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Dunham will appear on the season 27 premiere, “Every Man’s Dream,” as a pharmacist who ends up becoming Homer’s new […]

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Newswire: American Sniper to be released in IMAX

Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper will get an IMAX release, according to Entertainment Weekly. That’s good news for those who felt the film’s heart-pounding trailer just wasn’t stressful enough on a regular-sized movie screen. While IMAX releases are generally reserved for snappier action fare, this time around it will be the somber story of America’s most lethal sniper getting the mega-movie […]

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Newswire: The BAFTA Awards like some expected favorites plus The Grand Budapest Hotel

As the American people rest after making their voices heard at the People’s Choice Awards, and celebrities gear up for the drunken soirée that is the Golden Globes, the Brits have popped in, apologized profusely for interrupting, and announced the BAFTA nominations. While there’s plenty of crossover with American awards season frontrunners, the comedy-loving British Academy of Film and Television […]

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Newswire: Michael C. Hall will also be in the Pete’s Dragon remake

Michael C. Hall has signed on to Disney’s Pete’s Dragon remake, joining a cast that already includes Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, and Robert Redford. Details of Hall’s role are unknown—which is unsurprising, given that we’re still not sure what Howard or Bentley are doing in the film either. At this point, all that’s known is Boardwalk Empire‘s Oakes Fegley […]

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Keyboard Geniuses: Readers try to define the perfect balance for freedom in puzzle games

Keyboard Geniuses is our weekly glance at a few intriguing, witty, or otherwise notable posts from the Gameological discussion threads. Comments have been excerpted and edited here for grammar, length, and/or clarity. You can follow the links to see the full threads. Puzzle & Players This week, we dipped back into 2014 with a review of The Talos Principle, a […]

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Block & Tackle: The Cowboys fight to preserve a coach’s legacy of colossal screw-ups

Block & Tackle is John Teti’s column about pro football. Lett it be When Leon Lett appears on-screen, you know somebody screwed up. With two minutes left in Sunday afternoon’s Detroit-Dallas Wild Card game, Fox had its cameras trained on Lett, a former Cowboys defensive tackle who now serves as an assistant coach for the team. Present-day Dallas defensive end […]

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