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6 Things to Do in Transylvania Other Than Becoming Undead

As the new flick Dracula Untold is here to untell you: Dracula was a real dude. Well, sorta. Scholars believe Bram Stoker based his iconic vampire on the 15th century voivode Vlad III Dracula/Vlad the Impaler, so named for his habit of leaving fields of enemies on stakes as deterrent for advancing Ottoman soldiers. Show More Summary

Angry Nerd: Will the New Star Wars Rebels Series Fall to the Dark Side?

Star Wars Rebels is Disney’s latest foray into the Star Wars universe, but will this animated installment use the power of the force for good, or take a trip to the dark side? The post Angry Nerd: Will the New Star Wars Rebels Series Fall to the Dark Side? appeared first on WIRED.

It’s Space-Age Beats and Hip-Hop Supergroups in This Week’s Playlist

We're shifting from embedded YouTube playlists to Soundcloud this week, and we think you'll like the results. The post It’s Space-Age Beats and Hip-Hop Supergroups in This Week’s Playlist appeared first on WIRED.

Everything You Need to Know to Catch Up on Arrow

The CW's Arrow might have launched with low expectations—not only were few people thinking of any non-Marvel superheroes at the time, but it also followed the not-exactly-wonderful Smallville on the network—but, by the end of last season,...Show More Summary

You Need to Be Watching Rick and Morty. Seriously

Disappointed in the lackluster crop of new fall shows on network TV? You should be. Luckily, there's a solution to your woes. Abandon the quiet desperation of reloading Hulu for something new and try one of the best new shows of the last year instead: Rick and Morty. Show More Summary

5 Comics You Need to Read Before Watching The Flash

When Grant Gustin speeds on to screens as the Flash in the new CW series of the same name, he'll be filling some pretty big (bright yellow) boots. Barry Allen was the forerunner of a new generation of superhero when he first appeared...Show More Summary

Week’s Best Trailers: Bradley Cooper Snipes and Michael Caine Keeps It Real

This week's roundup is all about big names in the trailer game. Christopher Nolan, Thomas Pynchon, Paul Thomas Anderson, Liam Neeson, Keanu Reeves, Clint Eastwood, and Pixar all put their stamps on movies coming soon to a theater near you. Show More Summary

15 Dothraki Phrases Every Game of Thrones Fan Should Know

If you come across the sea-fearing nomads from Game of Thrones, you either learn to speak their tongue or you die. Here are a few phrases you should know if you ever find yourself amongst the screamers (and a few you probably shouldn't). The post 15 Dothraki Phrases Every Game of Thrones Fan Should Know appeared first on WIRED.

How the Klingon and Dothraki Languages Conquered Hollywood

In this week's episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, Dothraki linguist David J. Peterson and Klingon Language Institute director Lawrence M. Schoen discuss constructed languages, or "conlangs." The post How the Klingon and Dothraki Languages Conquered Hollywood appeared first on WIRED.

Turns Out Fake Adam Sandler Movies Sound Just Like His Real Ones

This just in: One day after Netflix revealed it inked a four-picture deal with comedian and critical pariah Adam Sandler, the wellspring of the actor's potential creative pursuits has been leaked to the public! A Norwegian website is...Show More Summary

Thankfully, The Conjuring’s James Wan Doesn’t Want to Scare You Anymore

Two weeks ago we penned what was essentially a fan letter to Kevin Smith, thanking him for throwing people's expectations of him into the garbage and making a totally off-the-wall body horror movie. Tusk has only cleared $1.4 million since it opened on September 19, but whatever. Show More Summary

An Epic Simpsons Couch Gag and Key & Peele’s Little Homie Ruled TV This Week

While the weekly round up of Best TV isn't a ranked list, there is always a top spot, and this time around the good old Simpsons took it in a walk by enlisting genius animator Don Hertzfeldt to make this week's couch gag. Alongside the...Show More Summary

Why a Fake Band From a 1990s Kids’ Show Decided to Tour This Year

Depending on the extent of your 90’s knowledge, Polaris is either the band that sang the theme song to Nickelodeon’s The Adventures of Pete & Pete, or the band that released the ensuing album Music from The Adventures of Pete & Pete, which became a cult classic. Show More Summary

Rant: Netflix Teaming With Adam Sandler Was a Very Dumb Move

The streak had to end some time. After a couple very lovely years of riveting original programming and screw-the-status-quo industry-shaking moves, Netflix has finally gone and done the most basic thing it could possibly do: It's recruited Adam Sandler to produce and star in four new original movies. Show More Summary

Elijah Wood’s New Movie Is a Prophetic Thriller About Celebrity Hacking

Open Windows is viewed almost entirely through a series of computer windows on a laptop screen. WIRED asked star Elijah Wood and writer/director Nacho Vigalondo to interview each other about how they made the movie—and how it intersects with everything from celebrity phone hacking to online harassment. Show More Summary

Cape Watch: Hulk and Hawkeye Will Lead the New Avengers Movie

Welcome back, my friends, to the superhero show that never ends... although, come the fall, it does tend to shut up shop just a little and head towards the small screen because it's cold outside and, well, you know how it is. Nonetheless,...Show More Summary

The Splendid and Spacey World of Star Wars Posters

Talking about it, of course, isn't as much fun as looking at it. So while there are still two weeks until the book comes out, we thought we'd give you a sneak peek now. Say good-bye to your morning. The post The Splendid and Spacey World of Star Wars Posters appeared first on WIRED.

Stop What You’re Doing and Go to the Cosmos with This New Interstellar Trailer

You might be tempted to blacklist any more footage from Interstellar until the movie actually comes out. That's fair. It's the kind of film where the mystery leading up to its release feels essential to the viewing experience itself....Show More Summary

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Archer

What happens when you cross Don Draper, James Bond, and Buster Bluth? Meet Sterling Malory Archer—code name: Duchess—the world's most dangerous spy. Here's how to binge your way through all of Archer's booze-swilling, over-sexed antics. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Archer appeared first on WIRED.

Pharrell’s New Video for ‘It Girl’ Is a Huge Anime and Videogames Rush

Pharrell Williams’ new single “It Girl” feels like being dipped in waves of rainbow metallic liquid on a sunny day. So it’s only appropriate the music video looks just like that—plus anime and 16-bit videogame vibes. And this delicious...Show More Summary

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