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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Deadspin NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, Heath Evans After Sexual Harassment Lawsui
Deadspin NFL Network Suspends Marshall Faulk, Ike Taylor, Heath Evans After Sexual Harassment Lawsuit [UPDATE] | The Grapevine Keaton''s Mom on Confederate Flag: This Is the South, This Is Tennessee | The Slot Roy Moore''s Wife: ‘One Of Our Attorneys Is a Jew'' | Earther The GOP Tax Bill Eliminates Critical Deductions…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Morrissey now denies saying shitty things about sexual harassment to German newspaper
While maintaining his new, no-print-media rule, Morrissey has still managed to break the news of his denial regarding some shitty comments he made to a Spiegel Online interviewer last month. In mid-November, the Smiths frontman spoke with the German outlet about a variety of subjects, including the still-cresting wave…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Save $5 On Basically Any $15 Book Order From Amazon
If you thought Amazon''s $5 off $20 book sale during Black Friday was great, here''s a nice surprise - ', '');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/books-used-books-textbooks/b/ref=topnav_storetab_b?ie=UTF8&node=283155&tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=432cca9677e7255609072900dad0006d73a4bd65&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821213592[au|5727177402741770316[b|avclub'$5 off any $15 book order with promo code BOOKGIFT17.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Save On Laptops, Monitors, Modems, and More From Amazon's One-Day Tech Sale
Yesterday was supposed to be electronics day in Amazon''s 12 days of deals, but today''s TV and PC sale would have fit right in.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

The best video game levels of 2017
You''ve already heard from us about our favorite games, but we also wanted to dig deeper and applaud some of the most memorable sequences that helped make 2017 such a tremendous year. After all, every game contains multitudes of moments and decisions, and even a mediocre release can occasionally come together into…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

On election eve, Seth Meyers urges Alabamians to reject someone as wildly unfit for office as Donald Trump
With the special election for an Alabama senate seat coming down to the for-some difficult choice between an alleged child molester, outspoken bigot, and twice-fired disgraced judge on the one hand, and someone who is none of those things (and who, among other accomplishments, successfully prosecuted the KKK) on the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Judd Apatow returns to the stand-up stage
Here''s what''s happening in the world of television for Tuesday, December 12. All times are Eastern.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Esme moves the pieces of The Gifted in an eventful episode
I don''t know a lot about the X-Men. I mean, I think of myself as knowing more than the average person, because I have seen all of the X-Men movies multiple times (even the bad ones), and own them all on disc (even the bad ones), and watched the ''90s cartoon series, and have read a some X-Men comics - never more than a…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

First trailer for Netflix's Altered Carbon is a stylish collection of recent sci-fi tropes
Do you remember the mediocre sci-fi movies Self/less and In Time? Hopefully not, because this trailer for Netflix''s Altered Carbon might be a little less exciting if you do. Self/less was about Ben Kingsley putting his brain in Ryan Reynolds'' body (or something like that) and In Time was about Justin Timberlake in a…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Japanese Black Panther trailer holds the world's secret supply of new footage 
The most recent trailer for Ryan Coogler''s Black Panther movie was very cool (and not just because of literally everything about Michael B. Jordan''s character). That was almost two months ago, though, and the movie doesn''t come out until February, so people might be getting a little antsy for more awesome Black…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Lucifer and the Sinnerman walk into 'The Sin Bin'...

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

A Twitter account has begun collecting men's reactions to 'Cat Person'
If you were on social media in the last day or so, you surely heard about 'Cat Person,' Kristen Roupenian''s New Yorker short story about a young woman who has a particularly bad experience dating an older man—and if you haven''t been on social media, the whole thing probably seems fairly baffling. Some people love how…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 12, 2017

Assassins and biopics dominate this year's Black List of unproduced screenplays 
A teenager befriends a cranky professor who has been hired to help her pass seventh grade, a rookie space trooper has to survive on an alien planet as her power suit begins running out of batteries, a man''s hallucinations are actually visions of a past life, a stripper is somehow the perfect candidate for a supercop…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

ABC gives series order to new comedy from Alec Baldwin, Kenya Barris, and Julie Bean
According to Deadline, ABC has given a straight-to-series order to an untitled comedy project co-created by Alec Baldwin, Black-ish''s Kenya Barris, and Grown-ish''s Julie Bean. Billed as a 'classic dysfunctional family comedy series,' the show is about a 'stuck-in-his-ways, opinionated, fading TV star' who has to move…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Grapevine He Went Viral Because of Bullying, but Keaton Jones' Mother Just Might Be a Racist Mon
The Grapevine He Went Viral Because of Bullying, but Keaton Jones'' Mother Just Might Be a Racist Money Grabber | Deadspin Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Is Mad Because Outside Magazine Pointed Out He''s A Fly Fishing Novice | The Slot On the Final Day of His Campaign, Roy Moore Is Interviewed by a 12-Year-Old Girl | …

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Scott Aukerman on taking Comedy Bang! Bang! from podcast to TV
Comedy Bang! Bang! is among the biggest comedy podcasts of the past decade, and one in a slew of podcasts to get translated to TV, with 110 episodes of the now canceled IFC television show under its belt. In the video above, Aukerman talks about the experience of adapting his podcast for the small screen.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Seth Rogen to play Walter Cronkite in new David Gordon Green drama
Seth Rogen is best known for starring in stoner comedies and having a divisive laugh, but he''s going to give drama another try for Newsflash, a new film written by Ben Jacoby and directed by David Gordon Green. Rogen will be playing iconic newsman Walter Cronkite, with the story taking place on November 22, 1963, as…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Netflix users were more interested in American Vandal's dicks than The Confession Tapes
Even though Netflix is loath to tell us exactly how many of its subscribers are watching what, the streaming platform does release its own year-end list of superlatives like any good media company. And the original series that users couldn''t get enough of, that they binged at a rate of 2+ hours of viewing per day,…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The 10 Best Deals of December 11, 2017
Christmas is just two weeks away, which means your gift shopping days are starting to dwindle. We see a lot of great deals every day, but these were our 10 favorites from Monday.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The creators of The Room are working on a new project
The Room creator has been surprisingly busy in the past couple years. He''s been at work writing, producing, and directing his own web sitcom, Neighbors. Now he''s reuniting with his Room co-star Greg Sestero for a new project, Best F(r)iends. Wiseau is only starring in the film, while Sestero wrote and produced the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Creed 2 gets a new director with Steven Caple Jr. replacing Sylvester Stallone
According to Variety, The Land director Steven Caple Jr. has stepped in to direct Creed 2, with original Creed director Ryan Coogler stepping back to an executive producer role as he wraps up Black Panther. Back in October, Sylvester Stallone—who appeared in the previous movie and co-wrote the sequel''s script—claimed…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Monsters University becomes even more erotically charged in this Call Me By Your Name mashup
One of the most powerful cinematic romances in recent years follows the story of a reserved young man who, by falling in love with an outgoing friend, learns to better understand himself and his sexuality. This moving Bildungsroman is, of course, the 2013 film Monsters University.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Stephen Colbert agrees with normal, correct people: a hot dog is absolutely a sandwich
Isn''t it nice to talk about something non-controversial for once, a topic where there is but one irrefutable answer, in this case: Is the hot dog a sandwich? The answer, naturally, is yes. A hot dog is a sandwich. End of discussion, you may now move on to your next piece of internet content.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Ernest Cline is working on a sequel to Ready Player One
Ready Player One author Ernest Cline is a big fan of references to ‘80s pop culture, but it turns out that he''s also a big fan of striking while the iron is hot—or whatever the ‘80s reference equivalent of that old saying is. That''s based on the fact that Cline has now announced that he''s working on a sequel to Ready…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

This Could Be Your Last Chance to Buy LEGO's 1969-Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit For the Holidays 
Update 12/11 - It''s back in stock!

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Tim Meadows doesn't know if we're ever going to see The Goldbergs spin-off
Earlier this year, ABC green-lit a pilot of a Goldbergs spin-off set in the 1990s starring Nia Long, Bryan Callen''s Coach Mellor from the original show, and Tim Meadows as the disenchanted guidance counselor Andre Glascott. Unfortunately, ABC didn''t pick up the pilot, leaving its status in limbo. Since then, creator …

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Only Girl In The World is a harrowing, gripping memoir of abuse and psychopathy 
In a translation of the recent bestselling French memoir, The Only Girl In The World author Maude Julien approaches the past with fearless contemplation, veracity, and vivid portrayals of the brutality in her early life. Raised in a monstrous mansion in the north of France, she writes of a childhood lost to physical…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Tomorrow, break the internet and stick up for net neutrality 
The internet as we know it is in serious danger thanks to FCC chairman Ajit Pai and the entire Trump administration''s desire to put corporations ahead of citizens whenever possible, but the people who aren''t Verizon executives and actually like the internet as it is aren''t just going to give up. That''s where an…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Big Good Sick Place: The A.V. Club editors' biggest Golden Globe snubs 
The nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced earlier today in Los Angeles, and after the results had been tallied, two big winners emerged: Guillermo Del Toro''s interspecies Cold War romance The Shape Of Water, and HBO''s female-led, darkly comic Big Little Lies, which almost single-handedly…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Please enjoy this very safe expression of Christmas cheer
The war on Christmas is real. At least, our president thinks so. 'They don''t use the word ‘Christmas'' because it''s not politically correct,' Donald Trump said at a recent evangelical conference. 'Well, guess what? We''re saying ‘Merry Christmas'' again.' (We never stopped, but okay.)

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

After Hurricane Harvey, Whataburger rallies Texans like nothing else could
Last week, First and Second Ladies Melania Trump and Karen Pence visited southern Texas to survey the ongoing recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. That was several disasters and dozens of scandals ago, but lest we forget, it was an awful, awful thing: The storm struck Texas in late August, killed 90 people,…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

We have Liam Neeson to thank for one of Phantom Menace's best moments
There are plenty of reasons to hate the entire Star Wars prequel trilogy, but one of the few things that everyone pretty much immediately liked (and still likes!) is the climactic fight scene in The Phantom Menace. Maybe it''s because of its blissful lack of Jar Jar or Hayden Christensen or dialog; maybe it''s because,…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Supergirl refuses to stay grounded in this exclusive preview
The current Supergirl series set up an intriguing status quo for the character by putting her in high school, but this setting was largely avoided over the book''s first year. Writer Steve Orlando emphasized superhero fantasy and put Supergirl in increasingly spectacular circumstances, but what makes the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Midge gets bigger, better, and blackballed
 Episode 7 starts with Midge learning how to hone a good comedy routine the hard way: through trial, error, and practice. Though she blasted onto the scene with her talent for improv, her experience bombing taught her that while she can base her comedy on the daily ins and outs of her life, her professional act needs…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Trump accusers demand Congress investigate their sexual harassment claims
The moral reckoning going on in Hollywood that hopefully has no end in sight (not soon, anyway) has taken down former and current titans of the film industry, and now the world waits for the other coast to get its due. Unfortunately, Washington D.C. isn''t ready to clean house yet, certainly not when it could welcome a…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Is Phantom Thread a fitting farewell for Daniel Day-Lewis?
A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky are back with another edition of Film Club discussing the second collaboration between Paul Thomas Anderson and Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread, a tastefully crafted, intimate love story set against the London fashion scene of the 1950s, and…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Walking Dead has lost the ability to surprise us with character deaths
Note: Plot points from last night''s episode of The Walking Dead are discussed below.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

President Trump drinks 12 Diet Cokes a day
President Trump has to offset all those bunless Filet-O-Fishes, so naturally, he cuts calories by guzzling 144 ounces of Diet Coke per day. Jesus Christ.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Weekend Box Office: Tommy and Tonya ride again
Coco dominated the U.S. box office for a third week in a row this past weekend, proving that Pixar didn''t really need to put that interminable Frozen short in front of it to get American audiences to go see a movie about a Latinx family. The Day of the Dead-themed fantasy brought in an additional $34 million as it…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Podmass' podcast superlatives of 2017
In 2016, podcasts of every stripe had a decision to make: Address the worst aspects of 2016 head-on, or create artful distractions from same. This year, that pattern holds true: Nostalgia-laden podcasts gently guide our gaze the other way while political shows unabashedly call out bullshit where…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Chicago, make the call to see an early screening of Ryan Murphy's 9-1-1
After covering true crimes together on American Crime Story, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk are returning to Fox for some fictionalized crime stories on 9-1-1, their new drama series about the fast-paced lives of first responders. The series has the potential to be a big hit, not just because of Murphy and Falchuk but…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Twitter is getting excited over a short story, of all things
It''s rare these days that anyone has the patience to read anything over 250 words, let alone discuss its artistic merits on a public platform. But that''s exactly what happened this weekend when Twitter got uncharacteristically excited over a new short story published in The New Yorker. 'Cat Person' by Kristen…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Ready Player One poster is terrible, but possibly accurate


Over the weekend, the world got a look at both a new trailer and the first poster for Steven Spielberg''s upcoming adaptation of Ready Player One. While the trailer contained all sorts of fun glimpses of the pop-culture-reference packed digital world at the center of the film''s plot, the poster revealed one disturbing…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Josh Ritter kicks off 2017's final AVC Session with 'Dreams'
Welcome back to AVC Sessions, our series where we bring in an artist, band, musician, singer, rapper, etc. to perform three of their tracks. For the final session of 2017, singer-songwriter Josh Ritter joins us to perform a few songs from his recently released LP, Gathering. For the first video from his session,…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Netflix calls out the 53 people who can't stop watching A Christmas Prince
Netflix may be notoriously cagey with its streaming data, but it knows what you''re watching. And, if you''re one of the 53 people who''s watched the Netflix original film A Christmas Prince every day for the past 18 days, it''s here to dunk on you.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Saudi Arabia allowing movie theaters after 35 years
On the heels of a landmark decision that finally gave women the right to drive, The New York Times reports that Saudi Arabia has decided to allow movie theaters to open for the first time in 35 years.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Tommy Wiseau comes to video games, at last
Now almost 15 years after the release of The Room, Tommy Wiseau is something of a star, complete with a verified Twitter account and a Golden Globe-nominated biopic. The next logical step is, of course, for him to take on the world of video games, which his cultural host-body James Franco has been kind enough to make…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Add the Complete Planet of the Apes Trilogy to Your Blu-ray Library For $18
Against all odds, the rebooted Planet of the Apes trilogy is actually extremely good, Planet of the Apes Trilogy to Your Blu-ray Library For $18', 'B0721QYGSZ');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/Planet-Apes-Trilogy-Digital-Blu-ray/dp/B0721QYGSZ?tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=4ac4d97ff996bec896926aec88045db801f30fc1&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821184681[a|B0721QYGSZ[au|5727177402741770316[b|avclub'and you can get all three films on Blu-ray for just $18 right now.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

How did Final Vision pull off its brutal murder scene?
Warning: This video contains graphic depictions of murder from the TV film Final Vision.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Kesha and Macklemore are going on tour together
Good-hearted rabble-rousers Kesha and Macklemore released powerful and borderline likable albums this year, respectively. So we suppose it makes perfect sense for the Rainbow and Gemini artists to hit the road together next summer. Fans can look forward to The Adventures Of Kesha And Macklemore, a whirlwind, 30-city…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Chris Evans, other celebs rally around bullying victim, in all-too-rare use of Twitter for good
Kids can be cruel. Deeply, powerfully cruel, in ways that adults often fail to understand simply by dint of not appreciating the pack mentality that so often pushes young people towards such monstrous behavior. It''s like watching little kids play soccer, running from place to place only to form a circle around the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Monday's Best Deals: Logitech Gold Box, Travel Accessories, Amazon Devices, and More
The two week countdown to Christmas has officially begun. Pick up gifts or take advantage of the discounts on Logitech computer accessories, our readers'' favorite travel pillow and charger, Amazon devices, and more.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The best albums that didn't make our best-albums list
As we said in our list of the Best Music Of 2017—as we say every year—winnowing all the thousands of albums that are released annually down to a mere 20, based on trying to find consensus among our reviewers'' widely differing tastes, is a difficult and, ultimately, meaningless task. Music is among the most subjective…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Deadspin Things Eagles Fans Said Outside The L.A.
Deadspin Things Eagles Fans Said Outside The L.A. Coliseum About Carson Wentz''s Injury | The Slot Two Senators Call for Trump''s Resignation Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations | The Root Top 10 Moments From the Arson Investigation That Became the Greatest Facebook Live Video Ever | Earther Puerto Rico''s Humanitarian…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Last weekend in TV Club
She''s Gotta Have It: D+ | The Crown (season premiere): B+ | Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: B+ | Z Nation: B | Jane The Virgin: A | Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. (season premiere): B | Gilmore Girls 
| Saturday Night Live: B- | The Crown: A- |

The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Mario Batali steps away from restaurant empire in wake of sexual misconduct claims
Mario Batali is taking a leave of absence from his role at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group after four women told Eater he groped them. Batali didn''t deny any of the claims in a statement given to the publication, in which he admits that they 'match up' with his behavior.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Big Little Lies and The Shape Of Water lead this year's Golden Globe nominations
Earlier this morning, presenters Alfre Woodard, Garret Hedlund, Kristen Bell, and Sharon Stone—paragons of professionalism all—were on hand to announce the nominees for the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the ungodly hour of 5:30 a.m. PT while the hills around them burned. Guillermo del Toro''s love letter to…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

There's Never Been a Better Day to Buy the HTC Vive
If you''ve been keeping a lustful eye on the HTC Vive (and if you have a computer that can actually run the thing), it comes with a $100 Amazon gift card today, plus the deluxe audio headstrap for free (normally $100 by itself). That''s the best deal we''ve ever seen on the thing.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Amazon's One Day Logitech Sale Is Full of Useful Accessories
As part of their 12 Days of Deals, Amazon just kicked off a one-day sale on a variety of Logitech PC peripherals to fit just about any budget.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The novel that inspired Die Hard has its structure, but none of its holiday spirit
In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you''ve been warned.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

She's Gotta Have It explores the men's inner lives but it feels too late
I said in a previous review that Nola Darling is a Hannah Horvath and that framing was crucial to the show. Understanding that Nola is selfish, immature, and maybe not as talented as she might think makes her slightly easier to watch. Unfortunately for She''s Gotta Have It, no one calls Nola on her bullshit or asks her…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Clean Energy Revolution will be televised
Here''s what''s happening in the world of television for Monday, December 11. All times are Eastern.


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Walking Dead stumbles its way into winter break
I don''t need my heroes to be perfect. But I''d prefer it if they weren''t this dumb. It''s bad enough that Aaron and Enid wander over to Oceanside hoping to make an impression on a truck full of booze and good intentions. (You took all of their guns. I don''t think they''re going to greet you as liberators.) Bad enough…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

The Simpsons brings back Sideshow Bob for an episode that ticks all the right boxes
'What did I tell you about blood-toasts, Bob?'


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

A Christmas crime is afoot in a very merry Bob's Burgers
Bob''s Burgers handles sentimentality well. It''s easy to root for the Belcher family, so when thing turn out well for them it doesn''t feel unearned. Yet the family and the world they live in are whacky enough that things never get too saccharine. That balance is perfectly struck in the first-ever hour-long episode of …

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Search Party retraces its steps a bit, but finds a great spotlight for Julian
'You''re trash.'


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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

When Frank's the highlight, you know it's a subpar episode of Shameless
Despite my stance on the rise of the 'Skip Intro' button on Netflix, I don''t blame anyone who skips the opening credits of Shameless: after eight seasons with no variation, it''s hard to argue with anyone who wants to shave a minute off their viewing experience.

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Outlander's season finale climaxes too quickly
There''s a fine line between being a lot of different things at once and simply doing too much. Outlander has long blended genres and woven a narratively complex, centuries-spanning drama. But this season has been an unfocused and overloaded mess. So much has happened and yet nothing at all. The finale tears through…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 11, 2017

Cards Against Humanity tries its hand at a little amateur wealth redistribution
Cards Against Humanity has become notable for its high-profile political stunts over the last few years, perpetrating everything from mailing its fans a literal piece of shit, all the way up to attempting to legally sabotage Donald Trump''s planned border wall by buying up bits of property along its proposed building…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

A 'well-known actor' told Jessica Chastain to stop speaking out about sexual harassment
It''s a time of raised voices and razed bridges in Hollywood, as women speak out about a persistent culture of sexism that''s led to reduced wages and opportunities for female performers at its most mild, and outright sexual assault and silencing of wounded voices at its worst. Among the many actresses calling for a…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

Hannibal Buress was apparently arrested because he kept asking a cop to call him an Uber 
The Miami Herald is reporting that comedian Hannibal Buress got into an altercation with police in Miami last night, one that ended with him being forced into a police car and arrested for 'disorderly intoxication.' (Or maybe 'trespassing'—the cops seem to go back and forth a bit on what they''re actually charging the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

We already have a headache from trying to decipher all the references in this new Ready Player One trailer
We''re slowly becoming convinced that Steven Spielberg''s new pop-culture hurricane, Ready Player One, is being secretly bankrolled by the people who put together those 'Did You Spot All The Easter Eggs In So-and-So' videos on YouTube; the new trailer for Spielberg''s film arrived today, and it''s even more jammed full of…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

The Crown offers a timely examination of male entitlement
It''s an interesting time to watch an episode like 'A Company Of Men.' As a society, we''re currently grappling in a way we never have before with the entitlement of masculinity and the way it impacts the vast majority of women and many men as well. And 'A Company Of Men' is all about examining masculinity, both to…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

Video shows Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme apparently kicking a photographer in the face
Footage has surfaced online of an incident from last night, which appears to show Josh Homme, frontman for alt-rock outfit Queens Of The Stone Age, kicking a photographer in the face in the middle of a show. According to Variety, the footage was shot at last night''s KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas concert, and features…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

All the famous people got to see The Last Jedi last night
Look, we get that, most of the time, being famous is probably a big old pain in the ass. Between the paparazzi, the PR nightmares, and the constant near-certainty that someone, somewhere, is thinking about you naked, fame can be a double-edged sword. But sometimes, even the most dour of celebrities has to admit that…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

Hannibal Buress was arrested for 'disorderly intoxication' in Miami last night
The Miami Herald is reporting that comedian Hannibal Buress got into an altercation with police in Miami last night, one that ended with him being forced into a police car and arrested for 'disorderly intoxication.' (Or maybe 'trespassing'—the cops seem to go back and forth a bit on what they''re actually charging the…

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The A.V. Club - Music
Dec 10, 2017

Add a Year To Your PlayStation Plus Membership For $40
We thought the days of $40 PlayStation Plus sales were behind us, but lo, ', 'B004RMK5QG');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/Year-PlayStation-Plus-Membership-Digital/dp/B004RMK5QG?tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=45fc61d0c4f68ef28b0cd3411cf6d230a3e40ee5&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821163815[a|B004RMK5QG[au|5876237249236602398[b|avclub'here it is once again. If your membership is due to expire soon, or hell, even if it isn''t, you''ll want to take advantage of this.


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Dec 10, 2017

The rich kids across the lake never had a summer camp like Bohemian Grove
With more than 5.5 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you''re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or working out whether the billionaire''s gold-plated yacht that your tax hike is going to end up paying for will be seaworthy. We explore some of Wikipedia''s oddities in our…

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Dec 10, 2017

Sunday's Best Deals: Amazon Devices, Star Wars Games and Toys, Travelpro Luggage, and More
Luggage to get you through holiday travel, Amazon devices for basically everyone, Star Wars Games and Toys, Travelpro Luggage, and More', '');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/s/browse/ref=gbph_img_m-2_5b6e_ebbbfd65?node=17466297011&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=b36c1fe7-4dab-4dc9-b438-3073ca415b6e&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=5550343011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=BXFNEKBTRH1HQXXNQPF6&tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=f03a27708776fc9f0e1f3fd4da160093ef1b6193&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821163436[au|5876237249236602398[b|avclub'Star Wars and Star Wars Games and Toys, Travelpro Luggage, and More', '');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/dlp/d88d3645/ref=gbph_img_m-2_5b6e_d88d3645?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=b36c1fe7-4dab-4dc9-b438-3073ca415b6e&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_i=5550343011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=BXFNEKBTRH1HQXXNQPF6&tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=f03a27708776fc9f0e1f3fd4da160093ef1b6193&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821163436[au|5876237249236602398[b|avclub'Star Trek Gold Boxes, and more lead Sunday''s best deals.


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Dec 10, 2017

Amazon Just Launched Its Final Wave of Device Deals, and Some Are Better Than Black Friday
We thought Amazon was just about done with discounts on their own gadgets for the year, but a bunch of new deals launched this morning, some of which are actually better than Black Friday.


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Dec 10, 2017

On SNL, Michael Che gets inside his critics' heads by going undercover as 'A White Woman Named Gretchen'
Weekend Update co-host Michael Che—both on Saturday Night Live and in his standup—has a knack for walking a comic premise to the edge. On last night''s James Franco-hosted episode, Che stepped out of his reliably funny anchor role and into the sensible sneakers of 'A White Woman Named Gretchen.' In the introduction to…

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Dec 10, 2017

Saturday Night Live cruises on four-time host James Franco's undisciplined charisma
'I do a lot of jobs.' 'Don''t do that James Franco!'


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Dec 10, 2017

Santa goes on a little trip in The Robot Chicken Santa Claus Pot Cookie Freakout Special
Here''s what''s happening in the world of television for Sunday, December 10. All times are Eastern. Ba-bawk bawk bawk, ba-bawk bawk bawk, ba-bawk bawk bawka bawka bawk bawk bawk.


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Dec 10, 2017

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: December 8-10
Our weekly thought-starter asks you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend, and what did you think of it? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here.

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Dec 10, 2017

Sophie Turner had to give up partying for X-Men: Dark Phoenix
Being a famous Game Of Thrones actor who gets the call to play a major comic book hero in a long-running movie series may seem like it would be pretty cool, but Sophie Turner says it''s not always as fun as it seems. As part of Entertainment Weekly''s big X-Men: Dark Phoenix cover story, Turner talked about how much…

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Dec 10, 2017

Washington Post reporter apologizes to Donald Trump in horrific Twitter nightmare
Twitter is a pit of misery that many of us would gladly set on fire if it weren''t useful for keeping in touch with friends, following breaking news, or occasionally operating the social media accounts for our pop culture writing jobs, but most people are lucky enough to avoid having to suffer through a true Twitter…

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Dec 09, 2017

Dave Bautista to star in an action-comedy with goofy name
Dave Bautista is a fixture of the Guardians Of The Galaxy movies, he had a memorable (if small) role in Blade Runner 2049, and he recently defended Brooklyn from a Civil War in Bushwick, but one of his next projects will involve something even more exciting: a particularly wild and action-packed Uber ride. That comes…

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Dec 09, 2017

Alexander Payne developing Showtime series that sounds a bit like What About Bob?
According to Deadline, Alexander Payne is developing a series for Showtime based on a Dutch show called Holland''s Hoop. Payne''s U.S. version will be called Kilroy County, and it will concern a forensic psychologist who works with 'criminally insane' patients at a 'high security facility near Chicago.' When his father…

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Dec 09, 2017

Jessica Jones gets a new trailer and a premiere date for season 2


Krysten Ritter''s super-powered investigator Jessica Jones was one of the better parts of Netflix''s big Defenders team-up miniseries earlier this year, but that show wasn''t quite as good as getting another full season of Jessica beating up overt metaphors for various forms of misogyny. Now, Netflix has finally…

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Dec 09, 2017

Charlie Sheen sues the National Enquirer over Corey Haim molestation story
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Charlie Sheen is suing the National Enquirer and parent company American Media over a story in which the tabloid accused him of raping a then-13-year-old Corey Haim. Sheen denies the accusation, naturally, but he also believes that the National Enquirer published the story as part…

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Dec 09, 2017

Miles Morales stars in the first teaser for Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse
It may seem like we just got a new Spider-Man movie, but Sony Pictures has now dropped the first teaser for Into The Spider-Verse, an animated Spidey feature starring Miles Morales—a.k.a. the former Ultimate Spider-Man who is now just also Spider-Man even though the original Spider-Man is still hanging around in the…

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Dec 09, 2017

Daredevil writer Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to head Netflix's Witcher adaptation
Earlier this year, Netflix announced that it was developing a TV adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski''s popular fantasy series The Witcher, with Tomasz Baginski—a veteran of the Witcher video games—on board to produce and possibly direct at least one episode of the show. Now, the project is very gradually moving forward,…

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Dec 09, 2017

In the devastating and unthinkable season 5 finale, the Gilmore Girls break up
'Blame Booze And Melville,' season five, episode 21, originally aired 5/10/2005 


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Dec 09, 2017

The Gilmore Girls break up in a solid season 5 finale
'Blame Booze And Melville,' season five, episode 21, originally aired 5/10/2005 


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Dec 09, 2017

The games we play: Trivia, a convenient console, and a closer look at a classic
Three staffers, three unabashed recommendations.

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Dec 09, 2017

Saturday's Best Deals: Philips Hue Lights, Contigo Travel Mugs, Cooking Essentials, and More
Today''s deals start off with Philips Hue lights, Contigo travel mugs, kitchen essentials, and many more.

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Dec 09, 2017

This One-Day Dyson Deal Includes Seven Hose Tools For Every Cleaning Situation
Dyson vacuums dominated the nominations in our Kinja Co-Op for best vacuum, but they can be prohibitively expensive. Today though, refurbs of the ', 'B06Y2BBMP6');' data-amazontag='kinjaavclub-20' href='https://www.amazon.com/Dyson-Complete-Upright-Certified-Refurbished/dp/B06Y2BBMP6/ref=gbps_img_s-3_1712_c31ccf2a?smid=A1KWJVS57NX03I&pf_rd_p=d3152026-148f-4b24-a686-6518d33b1712&pf_rd_s=slot-3&pf_rd_t=701&pf_rd_i=gb_main&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=6ZD71NRD1X4R7JPFVE0B&kinja_price=262&tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=e212f00678ab5d362bfa280f9c0caba9e14ec5df&rawdata=[t|link[p|1821149112[a|B06Y2BBMP6[au|5727177402741770316[b|avclub'popular Dyson Ball Animal Complete are down to $262 on Amazon, one of the best prices we''ve seen.


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Dec 09, 2017

6 unfortunate excisions from the dark side of the Star Wars universe
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is looming over the horizon like the Death Star entering Scarif''s orbit. In preparation for the eighth film in the Skywalker saga, we''re peering into the furthest corners of the Star Wars universe with a few 6 Things. First up, we''re looking at six characters from the dark side of the former …

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Dec 09, 2017

Grow Your Own Veggies and Herbs on Your Countertop With This Discounted AeroGarden
You don''t need a yard, or even any gardening skills to grow your own food at home; you just need one of these countertop AeroGardens. These fully-integrated, soil-free indoor gardens can grow herbs, vegetables, and salad greens up to five times faster than regular soil, and other than a very brief $96 deal last week…

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Dec 09, 2017

Today's a Really Great Day to Get Started With Philips Hue
If you like the idea of Philips Hue''s automation features, but don''t particularly care about exotic and colorful lighting concepts, you can pick up the Hue White starter kit for $50 today, about $20 less than usual, and a match for Black Friday. That gets you two soft white bulbs and a Bridge that lets you control…

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