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URL :http://blog.wired.com/underwire/
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WIRED’s Next Guest Editor: Christopher Nolan

Master storyteller Christopher Nolan is the guest editor of WIRED's December issue. The post WIRED’s Next Guest Editor: Christopher Nolan appeared first on WIRED.

WTF Is This #Mailkimp I Keep Seeing?

At some point over the last week and a half, you may have seen playful references to something called "MailKimp" in your Twitter timeline. Here's the deal. The post WTF Is This #Mailkimp I Keep Seeing? appeared first on WIRED.

John Cleese on the Black Knight and Douglas Adams’ High Heels

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, John Cleese talks about meeting Douglas Adams and his journey to Monty Python. The post John Cleese on the Black Knight and Douglas Adams’ High Heels appeared first on WIRED.

The Woman Who Bravely Mashed Up Cosmopolitan and Cosmos

You might know comedy writer Megan Amram's must-follow Twitter feed, but the 27-year-old from Portland, Oregon, is also a rising star—she has written for the Oscars and Kroll Show, and has a staff gig at Parks and Recreation. What comes after conquering the Internet and TV? Satirical pseudoscience textbooks, apparently. Show More Summary

Jon Hamm Professes His Love of Cats in the Week’s Best TV

This week we fall back on the oldies but goodies. Stalwarts The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live brought us stars like Chris Rock, Prince, and John Cleese. Even Bette Midler got in on the action over at The Tonight Show, giving new life to a TLC jam. Show More Summary

Why The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne Is About to Blow Up

Here's all you need to know about the guy playing Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything. The post Why The Theory of Everything’s Eddie Redmayne Is About to Blow Up appeared first on WIRED.

Star Wars: Episode VII Gets a Real Title: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII isn't called Star Wars: Episode VII anymore. The title for director J.J. Abrams' revival of the space opera franchise was announced today on social media: Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The post Star Wars: Episode VII Gets a Real Title: Star Wars: The Force Awakens appeared first on WIRED.

Angry Nerd: Big Hero 6 Is More Than Just a Disney-fied Comic

When Disney announced the launch of Big Hero 6, Angry Nerd thought Disney would turn it into a watered-down, kid-ready version of a beloved Marvel property. Turns out the Mouse House was able to adapt the classic comic (albeit with a few major changes) into an entertaining animated feature that's not just another Disney dud. Show More Summary

Cape Watch: Loki Returns and Channing Tatum Gets His Own Gambit Movie

After monopolizing the news recently, Marvel Studios ceded the metaphorical floor to some other studios this week, just in time for both Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox to get some attention for their Spider-Man and X-Men spin-offs, respectively. Show More Summary

5 Comics You Need to Read to Prep for Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 is an oddity in the world of superhero movies for a number of reasons. For one thing, it's animated instead of (heavily CGI-assisted) live action; for another, it's aimed at an all-ages audience, instead of most superhero movies' attempts to appeal to adults and not necessarily push the kids out entirely. Show More Summary

I Support Taylor Swift—Spotify Is Killing Music

We must update America's antiquated music licensing system---not just to help music creators like me, but consumers and the global marketplace for music. The post I Support Taylor Swift—Spotify Is Killing Music appeared first on WIR...

5 Comics You Should Be Reading Right Now

It's not always easy figuring out what comics to read. So let's keep it simple: If you're only going to pick up a couple of titles right now, here are a handful that are worth your time and money. The post 5 Comics You Should Be Reading Right Now appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Doctor Who

Been wanting to dig into Doctor Who but feeling that it's all just a bit overwhelming? Here's some guidance about how to finally take the plunge. You'll be wanting a sonic screwdriver of your own in no time. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Doctor Who appeared first on WIRED.

Jim Davis on Garfield’s Influence in the Age of the Internet Cat

Garfield may be the most Internet-friendly pre-Internet cat of all time. So WIRED asked his creator Jim Davis to weigh in on the influence his lazy, ill-tempered feline has had on web humor. The post Jim Davis on Garfield’s Influence in the Age of the Internet Cat appeared first on WIRED.

Take a Break From Taylor Swift’s 1989 With This Week’s Playlist

For this week's playlist we took a break from playing Taylor Swift's 1989 on repeat and found great tracks from Arca, Drake, and Snoh, amongst others. Check them all out here. The post Take a Break From Taylor Swift’s 1989 With This Week’s Playlist appeared first on WIRED.

Why We’re Just Now Getting the 1960s Batman TV Show on DVD

Fans have been waiting decades for the 1960s Batman TV series to arrive on home video. After years of struggle, it's finally being released. Here's why it took so long. The post Why We’re Just Now Getting the 1960s Batman TV Show on DVD appeared first on WIRED.

Furious 7 Brings Cars to Gun Fights in This Week’s Trailer Roundup

This week's collection of great trailers is a super-sized! But fear not: We didn't just serve up whatever slop came down the line. The quality and quantity of filmic excellence just happened to jump off in the last seven days. We'veShow More Summary

Happy Birthday, Through Being Cool: The Story Behind the Seminal Emo Album

This week marked the 15th anniversary of the release of Saves the Day's sophomore album---back when emo looked more Goodwill than Hot Topic. The post Happy Birthday, Through Being Cool: The Story Behind the Seminal Emo Album appeared first on WIRED.

Crowdfunded Magazines Take Aim at Sexism in Fantasy and Horror

In the new episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast, author Cat Rambo, fiction editor Ellen Datlow, and Lightspeed magazine owner John Joseph Adams discuss women's contributions to horror and science-fiction writing. The post Crowdfunded Magazines Take Aim at Sexism in Fantasy and Horror appeared first on WIRED.

Meet the Wizards and Lords That Rule the Suburbs of Utah

The mythmakers in Brian Shumway’s series Modern Medieval aren’t content to sit around a table slaying imaginary dragons or play make-believe on Halloween. No, they're out and about, dressing, talking and behaving like lords, warriors, Valkyries and the other characters of their own worlds and imaginations. Show More Summary

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