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Power Rangers Is Being Praised for Featuring the “First Gay Big-Screen Superhero” - Hmm.

3 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The new hot trend in blockbuster movies appears to be the revelation, before release, that a character will not be strictly heterosexual. Star Trek Beyond made headlines with Sulu, Beauty and the Beast had an international brouhaha over LeFou's blink-and-you-miss-it "gay moment," and now it's Power Rangers' turn.

John Oliver Tries to Explain Trump’s Budget and the Absurdity of the Idea That Government Spending Is out of Control

3 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Luckily for everyone, Donald Trump's budget proposal is more like a "wish list" to congress that outlines his priorities and shows how he'd like them to set up the federal budget. Unluckily, congress is under the control of like-minded...Show More Summary

Monday Cute: Emma Watson Distracted By Adorable Kittens In Beauty and the Beast Interview

3 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Yeah, yeah. Many of us have seen Beauty and the Beast this weekend and are still hopped up on that. But the only Emma Watson-related content I've managed to care about is watching her being interviewed by Buzzfeed while playing with kittens.

Supergirl and The Flash Are Singing About the Power of Friendship - This is not a drill.

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The CW has released a preview of Melissa Benoist and Grant Gustin's duet from the special musical crossover episode of The Flash, and it is literally a song about super-powered friendship.

Things We Saw Today: Raise Your Hand If You’d Watch This Colleen Wing and Misty Knight Spinoff

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Given Iron Fist's lackluster reviews, there's now some question about where the series or its characters should go after Defenders. So what about a Daughters of the Dragon spinoff, starring Colleen Wing and Misty Knight and based on their partnership in the comics?

100% of the Africans Invited to a US-Africa Trade Conference Were Denied Their Visas - Not. Normal.

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

All of the approximately 100 African invitees to the annual African Global Economic and Development (AGED) Summit, held every year in the United States, were denied visas.

Men Grin and Women Scream: A New Analysis of Gendered Words in Fiction

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Author Ben Blatt set up an algorithm to analyze the gendering of certain actions and vocabulary words in fiction, and the results revealed a whole lot about our cultural subconscious.

USA Hockey Wants to Hire Scabs to Break the Women’s National Team Boycott

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

The U.S. Women's National Hockey Team will sit out the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship as the result of an ongoing dispute over fair pay and support for girls' hockey programs. In response, USA Hockey has threatened to replace them at the event with a team of scabs.

Trolls Harassed A Woman Because They Didn’t Like Mass Effect: Andromeda

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Garbage people across the internet have been harassing a woman as the party "responsible" for Mass Effect: Andromeda's robotic facial animations.

More Than Just a Love Interest: Duchess Satine Kryze on Star Wars: The Clone Wars

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Satine Kryze might just be the most important Star Wars character many people have never heard of.

Tim Allen Claims Hollywood Conservatives Are Oppressed “Like in ’30s Germany” - What.

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

On Jimmy Kimmel Live, actor Tim Allen admitted to attending Trump's inauguration and then complained, "You gotta be real careful around here. You get beat up if you don’t believe what everybody [else] believes. This is like '30s Germany."

Things We Saw Today: Kamala Khan Overcomes Bullies and Villains in Fan Film

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

It's no secret that TMS loves Kamala Khan, so I couldn't stop smiling when I saw this awesome live-action Kamala fan film! Watch for the joy of the fan film and the rage of asking yourself, "Why hasn't Marvel given this character a movie yet?"

Disney’s Live-Action Mulan Might Not Have Any Songs

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

According to a recent piece in Vulture, Disney's live-action adaptation of Mulan "is not expected to prominently feature songs, though that could change."

Kentucky Congressmen Won’t Show Up To Town Halls, So Their Constituents Replaced Them With Literal Empty Suits

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Today, constituents in Lexington, Kentucky held an "Empty Suits" town hall for Senator Rand Paul, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Representative Andy Barr (R-KY). All three congressmen received invitations at both their D.C. and Kentucky offices, but none of them showed up--so a trio of equally useful, literal empty suits went onstage in their stead.

This Parody of the BBC Dad Interview Gets Sexism in Parenting Right–And Then So Wrong

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Comedians Jono and Ben have released a parody of the interrupted BBC interview with Professor Robert E. Kelly. In their version, it's instead a mother who gets interrupted by her children--and her very different reaction illustrates our gendered expectations for domestic labor.

American Gods‘ Technical Boy Has Been Updated As a Smug, Hipster Tech Bro Who’s All “Bluster and Anger” - Too real, show writers

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Bruce Langley, who plays Technical Boy on the upcoming Starz series American Gods, spoke to SyfyWire about updating the character and his personification of the internet for 2017.

iPhones Are More Than Just a Luxury. For Many, They’re a Healthcare Investment

5 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

iPhones continue to be the most accessible phone option for individuals with disabilities, and they help people maintain their independence every single day.

A Toast to Marcel Gerard, The Originals’ Unapologetically Black Vampire King

6 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

As a spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals comes with a lot of baggage. People hear the word “Klaus Mikaelson” and assume it’s just another sappy drama centering on his impossibly dysfunctional family dynamics. The truth of the matter is that it is so much more than that.

Mark Zuckerberg Whitesplains Diversity to Black College Students in North Carolina

6 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has been on a tour of all 50 U.S. states to reach out to folks outside of Silicon Valley and learn a little more about what their lives are like —and how they feel about things like community and tech, presumably to make Facebook better at serving them. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Is Not Having a Great Day

6 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

His meeting with Angela Merkel was a total embarrassment.

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