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Newswire: And now we have four—yes, four—Robin Hood movies in development

Since the one phrase Hollywood executives like more than “remake” is “public domain property,” there’s been a glut of film projects recently that all traffic in the sweet, sweet realm of intellectual property you don’t have to pay anyone to use. And since the other thing Hollywood executives love is not having to do the hard work of finding those […]

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Contest: Los Angeles, win tickets to a live taping of Netflix’s With Bob And David

It’s been almost 20 years since Bob Odenkirk and David Cross’ cult comedy sketch masterpiece, Mr. Show, made its debut on HBO. The show left its mark and the cast and crew (featuring the likes of Paul F. Tompkins, Scott Aukerman, and Brian Posehn, among others) parted ways after four hilarious seasons. Following many months of hints and teases, Netflix […]

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Newswire: Watch Lauren Lapkus as an awkward vlogger in a new 7 Minutes In Purgatory

Comedians used to have to wait for a Saturday Night Live audition to perform for nearly 10 minutes to deathly silence, but Funny Or Die’s 7 Minutes In Heaven series provides that opportunity without the requisite Lorne Michaels ring-kissing. In it, comedians perform for to a video camera, removed from the sights and sounds of the audience, which watches from […]

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Newswire: Killer Mike to deliver killer lecture at MIT

Killer Mike views rap as social activism, and never shies away from sharing his opinions on race and abuses of power. Whether he’s condemning institutionalized corruption in “Reagan” or speaking out against police brutality with Run The Jewels’ “Close Your Eyes,” if Killer Mike thinks it’s messed up, he’s going to let you know. This Friday, April 24, MIT students […]

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Great Job, Internet!: This video wonders “Just how strong is Ygritte from Game Of Thrones?”

Ever try pulling a longbow? It’s pretty tough. At least, that’s what The A.V. Club has been told by folks in the know. And that’s why Ygritte’s longbow confrontation with Jon Snow bears special scrutiny. Aside from winning the affections of the most famous bastard in the Night’s Watch (and the hearts of most Game Of Thrones viewers), Rose Leslie’s […]

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Newswire: Exclusive: Hear the first song from Tenement’s upcoming double album

For years, people have been saying that “the album is dead.” It’s a dialogue that’s pervaded the music industry in the wake of digital downloading and streaming services, as the focus shifts to the single and not extended works. By that logic, the double album has been dead even longer, but none of these conversations make a difference to Appleton, […]

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