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Great Job, Internet!: Fulfill all your Game Of Thrones wishes with a couple new shorts

Game Of Thrones has a lot of great things going for it: stunning production values, nuanced performances, gut-wrenching storytelling, complicated morality. But fans also have to deal with the fact that all the good characters die and everything happens really slowly. Thankfully two new College Humor animated shorts are fixing the latter problems and giving viewers the Game Of Thrones […]

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Newswire: Mark Linkous’ family blocks crowdfunded Sparklehorse tribute album

The family of the late Mark Linkous has blocked a planned and crowdsourced Sparklehorse tribute album. The non-profit mental health organization Box Of Stars started raising money for the project in 2013 and had raised more than $46,000, none of which will be returned to the album’s supporters. In a statement released earlier this week, Box Of Stars said it […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Inside the Rock Hall’s twisted and archaic nominating process

A new Billboard piece offers some behind-the-scenes insight into the creaky, Jann Wenner-centric method behind the selection of potential inductees to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. With inductions coming next week, just who gets into the Rock Hall and why is a hot topic, especially when acts like The Smiths and The Cure have languished unrecognized for years […]

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Newswire: Hayden Christensen cast as Marco Polo in all-new, all-non-Netflix-version of story

Of all the many bits of folksy wisdom about famed Venetian merchant Marco Polo, surely none is more famous than the old saying, “You can never have too many retellings of the Marco Polo story, especially if one of them is a lackluster misfire from a popular streaming service.” According to The Hollywood Reporter, Paramount is taking that advice to […]

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Newswire: Joss Whedon thinks a new Jurassic World clip is “70s-era sexist”

The trope of the uptight career woman whose dedication to her work results in things like immaculately tailored pantsuits, chilly-looking loft apartments, and emotional walls that only the right man can tear down is a popular one. Most times, this serves as a substitute for actual character development as our heroine, smitten with our hero’s skill in fighting aliens or […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Tony Stark might be recruiting on Craigslist

Gizmodo did what most of us do on a slow afternoon, and spent some time cruising Craigslist. In a patrol of the usual yard-sale announcements, forlorn-looking personals, and even more forlorn-looking lampshades, the site uncovered a highly irregular classified ad. “Being Framed Need Genetic Engineering Help” has all the warning signs of a Tony Stark cry for help. While Gizmodo […]

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Newswire: Richard Dreyfuss is suing Disney over the profits for What About Bob?

No longer content with taking the baby steps advocated by his therapist alter-ego Dr. Leo Marvin, Richard Dreyfuss has decided that Disney doesn’t deserve the kind of gentle hand-holding that the actor has never been known for anyway. Deadline reports that the actor, along with the widow of Turner & Hooch producer Raymond Wagner, are suing the company for not […]

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