TV Club: Steven Universe: “Love Letters”

“Stronger Than You” erased all doubt: Garnet is the best. Sorry, Pearl and Amethyst fans—they’re some great Gems, but the combination of weird, dry humor, tough badassery, and thoughtful empathy make Garnet an absolutely fantastic character, totally worthy of the adoration of the fans. Continuing a trend of externalizing plausible fan reactions, “Love Letters” has Jamie the mailman express these […]

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Great Job, Internet!: This Full House rap video by Dave Coulier has not yet begun to cut it out

Now that it’s confirmed Full House is returning to our homes via Netflix, the internet can set itself the task of devoting all its energies and resources to coming up with a full-time supply of new Danny Tanner memes, Kimmy deep cuts, and times that Stephanie exclaimed, “How rude!” In fact, Dave Coulier can remind you about all of those […]

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Newswire: Native American actors quit Adam Sandler movie over Adam Sandler jokes

Following years of genocide, forced relocation, and cultural appropriation, Native Americans now also have to put up with an Adam Sandler movie—namely The Ridiculous 6, the Western spoof Sandler is currently filming in New Mexico as part of his four-movie deal with Netflix. As part of Sandler’s commitment to authenticity, the production hired actual Native actors, primarily from the Navajo […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard toke up and sing “It’s All Going to Pot”

While this video first went up on 4/20, punctuality has never been a stoner’s priority. Taking a break from launching his own brand of marijuana, Willie Nelson sat down with his friend Merle Haggard to sing about the plight of the world and the virtues of the herb. The octogenarian weed enthusiast shares a joint (or two) with Haggard while […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Here is every question you have about flying, answered by a pilot

Tom Bunn, an airline captain and licensed therapist who answered a series of illuminating questions about air travel on Supercompressor, points out a key fact early in his interview. “We don’t have planes crashing in the U.S.” he says. “We’ve gone 14 years without a fatality on a major U.S. airline.” That should be reassuring, but we all know it […]

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Newswire: Tyler Perry to lend his ninja turtle street cred to TMNT 2

Much as he managed to bring a level of mainstream attention and superfan credibility to films like Star Trek and Gone Girl—fringe projects that otherwise would’ve died on the vine from their total lack of Tyler Perry—Tyler Perry is now saving another little indie movie from oblivion. Variety reports that the inexplicable multihyphenate has joined the cast of Teenage Mutant […]

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Newswire: Amazon picks up comedy pilot from Sacha Baron Cohen and Nebraska’s Bob Nelson

As Netflix continues to enjoy great success by latching onto big brands and making shows like Marvel’s Daredevil, Amazon is building up its own streaming service by enlisting famous people to make things that aren’t about blind superheroes/lawyers. Its latest acquisition, as reported by Deadline, is Highston, which comes from the certifiably famous mind of Sacha Baron Cohen. The pilot […]

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Newswire: Orange Is The New Black to introduce new character based on Martha Stewart

Time reports that Orange Is The New Black will debut a character based on Martha Stewart in its third season, which premieres June 12 on Netflix. Stewart was convicted in 2004 of conspiracy and obstruction charges stemming from an insider trading scandal, and the lifestyle maven served a five-month sentence in a prison not unlike Orange‘s. Indeed, in the book […]

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