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A Taco Company Is #CheeseBlasting Unsuspecting Twitter Users

Are you ready to get #CheeseBlasted on social media? OF COURSE YOU ARE. Old El Paso is here for you.

Actor and Comedy Pioneer Robin Williams Dead at 63

Robin Williams, the comedian known the world over for starring in everything from Mork and Mindy to Hook to The Birdcage, has died in what authorities are investigating as a possible suicide. He was 63 years old.

The Lego Version of Springfield Is the Best Simpsons Fan Tribute Ever

When Lego announced earlier this year that it would be releasing a series of Simpsons minifigures, most fans figured they'd just be putting Homer on a keychain. Not Matt De Lanoy.

5 Ways to Satisfy Your Old-School Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Cravings

So the Michael Bay-produced reboot of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may not have been everything that you'd wanted—although they did at least sneak a "Cowabunga!" in there when you least expected it. But now that it's got you jonesing...Show More Summary

Check Out the New ‘Motion Poster’ for The Boxtrolls

Here be monsters! Well, OK, not really monsters so much as lovable little creatures that inhabit sewers and live off garbage and their own ingenuity. More specifically still: They're Boxtrolls, and they're the heart of Laika's next stop-motion animated film. Show More Summary

The Troubling, Subversive Promise of the New Show Outlander

Outlander—which debuts on Starz Saturday night, with Battlestar Galactica director Ron Moore at the helm—is a difficult series to categorize. But it's also as rewarding as it is perplexing.

The Man Behind the Most Iconic Movie Posters of the ’80s and ’90s

A new book of John Alvin's art sheds new light on his classic creations of the 1980s and ’90s.

Michael Fassbender’s Fake Noggin Tops the Best TV This Week

If you've got an early bedtime, you may have missed most of this week's recap. That's OK. Catching you up is what we're here for. To sum up: Hillary Clinton out Colbert'd Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart brought the 1990s back, and Lizzy Caplan told late night's kinda-pervy cousin Conan O'Brien a very unsexy story about sex. Check out all that and more right here.

You Can Help Weird Al Headline the Super Bowl’s Halftime Show

Ever since Beyoncé's Super Bowl halftime performance in 2013, a question has lingered: How will anyone ever top that? Ed Ball may have found the answer.

This Week in Trailers: A Japanese Gang Musical and a Stephen Hawking Love Story

What do you get when you cross two love stories about scientists with a whole lot of crazy and a little bit of musical theater? Why, you get this week’s round-up of movie trailers, of course! SpongeBob is a superhero walking on dry land. Japanese street gangs are fighting to the death while breaking into […]

WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: American Horror Story

Ready for a celebration of the macabre/sardonic comedy/sexual thriller/character drama that is most definitely never boring? Get ready to binge-watch some American Horror Story.

Disney Drops 7-Minute Tease of Star Wars’ Animated Future

A Galaxy Far, Far Away is now a little bit closer thanks to a new seven-minute teaser for Star Wars Rebels, the new animated series set between the prequel trilogy and original movies debuting this fall.

Meet the Man Who Created the Most Radical Hero in Comics

The writer of Genius, premiering this week, reflects on a nerd-culture life lived on the margins.

Three Secrets That Made Sharknado 2 The Biggest TV Movie Ever

How did Syfy manage to make a tornado of man-eating sharks invading Los Angeles the kind of lightning that strikes twice? Just knowing their ABCs.

WIRED Summer Binge-Watching Guide: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

For the latest installment of our summer binge-watching series we're going back to the hell of high school with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

This Sci-Fi Author Thinks Amazon Will Cause an Apocalypse

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy sci-fi author Charles Stross discusses his latest novel, The Rhesus Chart, and having his books removed by Amazon.

The Oculus Rift Made Me Believe I Could Fly

Yesterday, I flew over downtown San Francisco. I swooped past the Transamerica Pyramid, taking care not to get speared, and winged it out towards the water. A heavy fog covered the bay, as usual, so I decided to head back into the city. I dove sharply, and the wind started whipping across my face. I […]

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