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If Joy and Unicorns Could be Transformed into a Person that Person Would Be Taika Waititi

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We've discussed so many times how glorious and thoughtful it was of God or Cthulhu or whomever to allow us to live in the same period of time as Taika Waititi. The man is unadulterated joy wrapped in an aesthetically...

'The X-Files' Recap: Mulder And Scully Are Back To Their Best Buddy Cop Mode

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And we're back to the Monster-of-the-Week stories with the second episode "This" from The X-Files. It was better than last week's season premiere, however, I fear that the standard by which to judge these episodes has been degraded to such...

Morning Briefing: Ya Boring Donald Trump

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For a lot of Presidents, approval ratings start to dip in their second years, even those who were fairly popular in their first year as President. As mid-terms approached, Reagan fell to 41 percent; Carter was at 42 percent; Clinton...

The Shtty Media Men List Goes All 'I'm Spartacus'

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After yesterday's troubles regarding the now infamous Shitty Media Men list and its origins, wherein fears that Harpers Magazine and Katie Roiphe would out its creator, women started coming forward to claim authorship before they could be outed. Mandy Stadtmiller...

Five Women Accuse James Franco Of Sexual Misconduct, Franco Responds

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As James Franco kicked up his heels following his Golden Globes win, Twitter stirred with cries over his hypocrisy for daring to wear a Time's Up pin. On Tuesday, The New York Times cancelled a public talk with Franco because...

Gillian Anderson Is Done with 'The X-Files,' 'American Gods,' But Duchovony? We'll See

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Have any of you seen many commercials for Proud Mary? I've only seen one and it made me totally want to see it, but I had no idea it was coming out this week. I'd watch Taraji P. Henson do...

Hulu's 'Runaways' Finally Ran Away! But Don't Worry, They'll Be Back

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Well gang, it only took ten episodes but the kids finally did it. They ran the fuck away. And that wasn't even the season cliffhanger! The first season finale answered some questions and raise some new ones -- which is...

Margot Robbie's Honeymoon Story is Humiliating, Delightful, and Perfect (and Features a Cameo from President Obama)

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I don't think I can do this story justice, so watch Margot Robbie tell the tale of her honeymoon. Trust me, you need this. I, Tonya is out now and stars Robbie (who also produced), Sebastian Stan, and Allison Janney....

How We're Looking at Chris Carter Now and Forever

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The 3rd Annual Howie Mandel Stand-Up Gala on The CW at 8:00pm ET. 90-minute special presentation. My thoughts on this, in order: 1. What? 2. WHAT?!? 3. THIRD?!? 4. 90 MINUTES? 5. Someone's fucking with me right? 6. Why are...

Bright Young Thing: Let's Talk About Timothée Chalamet

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Awards season gets a lot of us wound up. Even the most hardened cynics of Film Twitter can find themselves squirming in fury as their horse in the race stumbles at the last fence or is perpetually beaten down by...

Ted Danson: Silver Fox Extraordinaire

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I remember the exact moment it dawned on me. I was wasting a quiet moment on a silly quiz on a site renowned for silly quizzes (let's call it FuzzBeed), when a big important question asked which character from The...

Man Straight Up Crushes a Fkin' Wasp Nest With His Bare Hands. I Don't Understand the World Anymore

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I don't claim to have a comprehensive understanding of the world. Or even an adequate one, really. I'm gonna be thirty in a handful of months, and I think in those three decades on this Earth I've learned only a...

Review: 'Saturday Church' Offers An Inspiring And Musical Coming Out Story You Won't Want To Miss

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There's something raw and magical in writer/director Damon Cardasis's debut film Saturday Church. Not only does it unfurl a rarely told story of queer youth of color, but it does so with fragile and beautiful musical numbers, that capture the...

Trailer: 'Silicon Valley' Is Back, but Erlich is Not

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Silicon Valley is set to return on March 25th, but it will be missing two major things from last season: 1) T.J. Miller is gone, and 2) so is the Game of Thrones lead-in (Game of Thrones won't be back...

Is This Uncomfortable, Funny, Or Both?

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In 2010, Max Winkler won praise for his directorial debut Ceremony, a bittersweet romantic comedy that starred Michael Angarano and Uma Thurman. After helming eps for a slew of silly sitcoms (Fresh Off The Boat, New Girl, Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Winkler's...

'Black Panther' Is Going To Be Huge

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I'm not telling any of you anything you don't already know, but it might be nice to have a statistic to reinforce your gut feeling that Black Panther is gonna be a monster smash hit at the box office. Not...

Michael Douglas Bravely Breaks His Silence Before His Accuser Has A Chance To

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Last night, Deadline published an exclusive "interview" with actor Michael Douglas. I'm saying "interview" because really it's a statement, with a few leading questions interjected by the publication. Apparently a story is brewing in Hollywood, and as Deadline puts it,...

What the Hell Is Going on with DACA Now?

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What exactly is going on with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program? Well, let's bring you up to speed: Yesterday, in an effort to show that he's a master of his own mental facilities, Donald Trump opened up a...

Do We Seriously Need To Remind You That Doxxing Is A Bad Idea, Harpers?

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Sometime around the revelation of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, a bunch of us in the online journalism and writing world heard word of a list. Called the 'Shitty Media Men' list, it was a rather haphazard spreadsheet where users could...

Greta Gerwig Regrets Working With Woody Allen: Aaron Sorkin Still Rooting For Kevin Spacey Comeback

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The Golden Globes signalled a paradigm shift for Hollywood, at least in terms of visibility and the entertainment industry's awareness of how it's viewed by the world on issues of gender and abuse. We can talk for days about the...

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