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Feb 21, 2018

ThinkGeek Has Over 150 Funko POP! Figures on Sale Up to 70% Off
I currently own five Funko POP! Figures, all Star Wars, most sitting on my desk at work. They're adorable, and highly accurate, and ThinkGeek has them on sale right now for up to 70% off. POP! Figures are the perfect desk accessories for showing off your allegiance to pop culture, whether it's action movies or video…

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Feb 21, 2018

Live's not dead: 21 great live albums from the 21st century
In May 1968, Johnny Cash released Live At Folsom Prison, a recording of a raucous, emotionally charged performance before a group of grateful inmates that went on to top the country charts, completely reinvigorating Cash's career. Folsom wasn't the first successful live album, obviously, but it quickly became a…

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Feb 21, 2018

In this week's Savage Love: Bi & biphobia
I'm an 18-year-old female. I'm cisgender and bisexual. I've been in a monogamous relationship with my cisgender bisexual boyfriend for about a year. I'm currently struggling with a lot of internalized biphobia and other hang-ups about my boyfriend's sexuality. I don't know if I'm projecting my own issues onto him or…

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Feb 21, 2018

Jordan Klepper meets the real, battle-hardened opposition to the NRA's agenda on The Opposition
The Valentine's Day mass school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has left late-night hosts, once again, struggling to incorporate a public response to horrible events into their comedy shows. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert invited Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to The Late Show for a…

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Feb 21, 2018

Match Game brings the laughs in its winter finale
Here's what's up in the world of television for Wednesday, February 21. All times are Eastern.

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Feb 21, 2018

Andrew W.K. pens a thoughtful, joyful response after being named "person of the year" by a suicide prevention group
Recognizing his seemingly boundless talent for positivity in the face of adversity or pain, a national suicide prevention group has named Andrew W.K. its person of the year. W.K.—whose new album of life-affirming party anthems, You're Not Alone, arrives on March 3—has been recognized by the American Association Of…

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Feb 20, 2018

Hey, who wants to stay overnight at the camp where they filmed Friday The 13th?
It's the human condition: Rich or poor, healthy or unwell, one of these days, we're all going to die, probably because a serial killer hid under a bed somewhere and then jammed an arrow through our throats. (Statistically, it's America's third-most common form of arrow-based death, right behind Hunger Games …

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Feb 20, 2018

It's Rumor Time: Danny Boyle might direct the next Bond movie
Typically, when cinephiles start speculating about the endlessly unkillable James Bond franchise, it's with an eye on who might next take on the role of the world-famous superspy. The franchise's directorial choices tend to come under a little less scrutiny, but with the recent departure of Sam Mendes—who helmed the…

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Feb 20, 2018

Upcoming SNL hosts include Charles Barkley, Sterling K. Brown, and Bill Hader
This morning, Saturday Night Live announced the next three hosts who will be stopping by the sketch comedy institution, with the ever-divisive Charles Barkley kicking things off after the winter break on March 3 with Migos as the musical guest. The following week, Sterling K. Brown will almost certainly appear in a …

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Feb 20, 2018

Game Night amiably goofs on the slick crime thrillers of David Fincher
Dropping meek suburban boobs into life-and-death ordeals has become one of Hollywood's go-to comedic formulas. What's more hilarious, after all, than Zach Galifianakis dodging bullets or Charlie Day plotting a murder? Of course, there's never any real danger in these easy-laugh Hitchcock riffs, which play instead…

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Feb 20, 2018

New trailer for season 5 of Silicon Valley eliminates the "no dog" policy
This new trailer for season five of HBO's Silicon Valley starts on a massive twist: The show has undergone a surprise time-jump, with Thomas Middleditch's Richard Hendricks waking up from a four-year coma. It's an unbelievably show-changing reveal that throws every ongoing storyline—not to mention the relationships…

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Feb 20, 2018

Dumbass selfie-taker sparks international incident
It's starting to seem increasingly likely that, if the world ever comes to its much-prophecized end, it'll be because of an idiot with a smartphone, bumping into something important while trying to get just the right angle on the perfect "JUST ME, FEELIN' CUTE IN A NUCLEAR LAUNCH FACILITY" selfie. Case in point: A new…

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Feb 20, 2018

Oprah, George and Amal Clooney, and more each give $500,000 to March For Our Lives
Over the weekend, five teenagers who survived the recent shooting in Parkland, Florida, announced March For Our Lives, an organized demonstration in Washington, D.C. that will try and convince lawmakers to get off their NRA-controlled asses and actually do something about gun violence before more people are murdered…

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Feb 20, 2018

Marvel's Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur are getting their own animated series
Marvel's Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur has been one of the quiet delights of the company's comic book output for a few years now, an all-ages book all about the importance of confidence, trust, and having a giant dinosaur on hand to help you fight off a crush-stricken alien nerd boy or a rampaging Doctor Doom. Drawn by…

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Feb 20, 2018

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) HBO in March
Some months, the new offerings on a particular streaming service are kind of—for lack of a better word—meh. In March, though, HBO is getting some pretty solid stuff, including Atomic Blonde and Girls Trip, the premiere of season 5 of Silicon Valley, and Die Hard. If you're up for something slightly less good, you…

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Feb 20, 2018

Walton Goggins to star in CBS's L.A. Confidential pilot
CBS's plans to revive James Ellroy's L.A. Confidential for the small screen got a major injection of new talent today, with Deadline reporting that Walton Goggins has signed on to star in the series' pilot. Goggins—lately of Vice Principals, but best known for his scene-stealing work in hard-bitten projects like The…

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Feb 20, 2018

Aubrey Plaza psychoanalyzes you in the new teaser for season 2 of Legion
"It was all a dream" is a common trope in fiction, with characters discovering that everything they thought they experienced was all an illusion, but it's rare that the "it was all a dream" twist actually applies to you—i.e., the person reading the book or watching the movie. That's what this new teaser for season two…

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Feb 20, 2018

Tiffany Haddish to star in Tuca & Bertie, a new animated series from the BoJack Horseman team
Tiffany Haddish has managed to squeeze yet another project onto her increasingly stuffed dance card; Netflix has just announced that the Girls Trip star is teaming up with the creative team behind BoJack Horseman for a new animated series. Titled Tuca & Bertie, the series—created by BoJack producer and designer Lisa…

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Feb 20, 2018

The 10 Best Deals of February 20, 2018
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.


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Feb 20, 2018

The Last Jedi Blu-ray will have 2 hours of bonus footage, including 14 deleted scenes
At the beginning of the year, Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson revealed that the novelization of the film will include a handful of extra sequences that didn't fit in the movie, specifically a funeral scene for Han Solo and some more examples of Luke Skywalker being a jerk to Rey on the Porg planet. Not…

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Feb 20, 2018

Milo Yiannopoulos withdraws his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster
Today in schadenfreude: Milo Yiannopoulos, the former Breitbart tech editor (and attention-addicted former darling of the "alt-right") has just asked for his $10 million lawsuit against publisher Simon & Schuster to be dismissed by the New York State Supreme Court. Tried, at least; Yiannopoulos is currently…

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Feb 20, 2018

PepsiCo's drink of the future involves, oh nice, pods
What with the prevalence of coffee pods, we suppose it was just a matter of time before flavor packs branched out into other types of beverages as well. BevNet announces that PepsiCo's new "customizable pod-based beverage format Drinkfinity is now available stateside" after a trial run in Brazil.


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Feb 20, 2018

Call Of Duty movie director names 2 somewhat predictable stars he'd like to enlist
Everyone but the most dedicated fan of the single-player campaigns in Call Of Duty games would have a hard time listing any crucial details about any of the main characters beyond "one guy wore a ski mask with a skull" or "one guy had a big mustache and a bucket hat." Because of that, the live-action Call Of Duty …

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Feb 20, 2018

William Sadler is game to return as Death in Bill & Ted sequel
The Bill & Ted sequel that's been loitering around the Circle K for nearly three decades just got another boost. William Sadler, who played Death in the first sequel Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey, has heard franchise creator Ed Solomon's call to (bony) arms.

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Feb 20, 2018

Are we at all surprised that the face of Trump.dating has a child sex conviction?
Yesterday, we cleared the lowest bar possible for investigative journalism by making a couple of accounts—one for a "straight man" and one for a "straight woman," the only two available options—on the new, Trump-supporters-only dating site Trump.dating and telling you what we found there. (Fake accounts, mostly.) As…

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Feb 20, 2018

Get Out's Oscar nominations were a welcome surprise from the stodgy Academy
The Oscars are less than a month away, but there are a handful of films from this year's Best Picture lineup we haven't covered on Film Club. So we're catching up with these contenders in a few special-edition episodes. Today, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky discuss one of last…

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Feb 20, 2018

Find a New Page Turner With Today's Kindle Book Sale
Once again, Amazon is discounting a bunch of Kindle books down to $5 or less. This sale doesn't really have a theme at all, but it does have some interesting reads, like an Agatha Christie murder mystery,

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Feb 20, 2018

Black Panther finally gives Marvel the supervillain it needed
This article contains plot revelations for Black Panther.

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Feb 20, 2018

Sade returns from hiatus to write new song for A Wrinkle In Time
Eight years after the release of her last album, 2010's Soldier Of Love, Sade has stepped out of her latest hiatus to write a song for the soundtrack of Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle In Time adaptation. DuVernay announced the news on Twitter, saying the song is called "Flower Of The Universe" and that working with Sade—who…

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Feb 20, 2018

Black Panther broke another box-office record overnight
The Black Panther phenomenon continues to charge through the box office like a legion of weaponized rhinoceroses. Witness this little tidbit, dropped in a glowing THR report about the film's $242 million domestic ($426.6 million international) Presidents' Day haul—the second-biggest four-day total of all time after …

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Feb 20, 2018

Jessica Chastain is in talks to star in It sequel
The It sequel has already lined up a director and a release date, and now it looks like casting is underway. According to Variety, Jessica Chastain is in negotiations to join the cast of the upcoming New Line film.


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Feb 20, 2018

Your chips may soon be made of jellyfish
We've been writing a lot lately about various food items we're running out of, so it comes as something of a shock when we spy a possible food source that's currently in excess. We might be more excited about this discovery if the food source in question wasn't jellyfish.


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Feb 20, 2018

Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o definitely actually love each other
Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o are the extremely good-looking stars of the extremely good and successful Black Panther. The film and its stars are enjoying a cultural moment like few in recent memory, a rare commingling of political and cultural importance met with near-universal adoration from audiences and…

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Feb 20, 2018

Here's An Extremely Rare Deal On Our Readers' Favorite VPN Service [Exclusive]
It's not hard to find good deals on VPN subscriptions, but our readers' favorite service, Private Internet Access, is notable for hardly ever running sales. Just for our readers though, they're opening back up their holiday offer of two years for $60, down from the usual $70. That's just $2.50 per month to protect…

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Feb 20, 2018

New Jessica Jones trailer hopes you have amnesia about watching the first season
First of all, this is a brand-new Jessica Jones trailer, very different from the first extended look we got at season two earlier this month. But you know what it looks an awful lot like? A trailer promoting season one of Jessica Jones, weirdly enough.

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Feb 20, 2018

Win Butler does a very good karaoke rendition of his own music
It's not the rarest of occurrences when celebrity hops onstage to karaoke one of their own songs—Lin-Manuel Miranda, for example, did it with a Hamilton cut just last year—but it isn't often that that celebrity makes music as weighty and ominous as Win Butler. As the lead singer of the Arcade Fire, Butler has produced…

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Feb 20, 2018

Jason Mantzoukas wants fans to know he's just acting crazy
Jason Mantzoukas has played a long list of crazy characters: Parks And Recreation's Dennis Feinstein, Brooklyn Nine-Nine's Adrian Pimento, The Good Place's (admittedly lovable) Derek. But his most iconic role is arguably Rafi on FX's The League. He's become so recognizable in that role that fans often don't…

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Feb 20, 2018

Family Guy to explore Stewie's sexual orientation with more than just cutaway gags
In an upcoming episode, Family Guy will send Stewie Griffin to therapy, where he'll apparently be counseled by Ian McKellen's voice on several matters, including his sexual orientation.

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Feb 20, 2018

Jimmy Fallon does full Tonight Show in 5 minutes, still manages to fit Paul Rudd in
With the majority of their primetime schedule being dominated by the Winter Olympics, NBC has been forced to condense their regular late-night programming block to a bite-size, 5-minute sprint. Last night, viewers were treated to the first Tonight Show Fallon Five, in which host Jimmy Fallon valiantly attempts to…

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Feb 20, 2018

Take a trip inside the world of Paul Walker tribute car shows
The Fast & Furious film franchise has had a curious life, having gone from pumping out lame, meat-headed drag racing flicks to thrilling, ambitious action spectacles that essentially define escapism. Curiously, despite the latter films conquering the box office, the franchise's central ensemble (sans Vin Diesel and…

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Feb 20, 2018

The actual first black superhero movie is available on YouTube, and it is insane
This week, Black Panther became only the fifth movie ever to have an over $200 million opening weekend, disproving once and for all the old Hollywood belief that films centered around "nonwhite" protagonists—particularly in the superhero genre—won't perform well. Hopefully, the film's undeniable success will inspire…

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Feb 20, 2018

It's not too late to invest everything in Steven Seagal's new Bitcoin
Navigating cryptocurrency can be intimidating for the average person, requiring a familiarity with enigmatic terminology like "blockchain" and "mempool," a willingness to ride out the volatility of the market, and a whole lot of faith. Alternately, you could just trust Steven Seagal.


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Feb 20, 2018

Karen Kilgariff has profound thoughts about self-acceptance—and ranch dressing
Although she hasn't always been front and center the way she is now, if you're a fan of comedy, you've either seen Karen Kilgariff or watched (and laughed at) something she wrote. Perhaps you first encountered her on Mr. Show, where she appeared in such classic sketches as "Lifeboat" and the East Coast/West Coast…

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Feb 20, 2018

A vocal coach tries to make sense of Fergie's disastrous national anthem
Poor Fergie. She and the other Black Eyed Peas have been smushed into the corner of our cultural dinner plate by the cruel tines of music history retrospectives. Will.i.am is now mostly some sort of tech mogul(?), and Fergie's Double Duchess record, from last year, failed to move units or critics. And now, given an…

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Feb 20, 2018

What Sadistic A-Hole Greenlighted This Netflix Show?
This trailer for a new reality TV show on Netflix called The Push promises compelling viewing that will likely make you disgusted with yourself and the world after watching it.

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Feb 20, 2018

Noah Gundersen croons on the heart-wrenching "Bad Desire"
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 this round, singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen joins us in the studio to play a few songs from his latest project, White Noise. In the second video from his session, Gundersen…

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Feb 20, 2018

Fox News to launch streaming service, because 24 hours a day of defending the rich isn't enough
You wouldn't know it if your social media feed mostly consists of Trump hair memes, but Fox News had a damn good year in 2017. Whether because of a loyal fanbase or a President who tweets policy decisions based on whatever the channel aired five minutes ago, Fox stayed profitable in an era of shrinking viewership,…

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Feb 20, 2018

That was Guillermo Del Toro's breathing we heard in The Shape Of Water
There are plenty of filmmakers who find a way to include themselves in their projects (though few have had the gall to cast themselves as the savior of the world). Guillermo Del Toro's self-directed cameos have all been as delightfully strange as he is, whether he's playing a guy dressed as a dragon in Hellboy, or…

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Feb 20, 2018

Deadspin The Winter Olympics Feature 2,951 Of The World's Greatest Athletes, And Also This Woman | T
Deadspin The Winter Olympics Feature 2,951 Of The World's Greatest Athletes, And Also This Woman | The Root Killmonger Was Wrong, and Ya'll Know It | Jezebel Sean Connery Is NOT Dead, Catherine Zeta Jones Is Just Remembering Him | Splinter 

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Feb 20, 2018

Spin Doctors singer: Do not misspell "Bidibidip bidipdiptididip bidibidibidibidibidibidibidibidibidibi"
In 1991, a New York City four-piece called Spin Doctors released "Two Princes," a hit single that not only glommed onto every surface it touched but also served to create an audial representation of the early ‘90s that only a few other songs could. Frontman Chris Barron's slack-singing verses give way to soaring…

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Feb 20, 2018

Tuesday's Best Deals: Portable Projector, Moto X, Gaming Laptops, and More
Grab deals on a portable projector, a Prime-exclusive Moto X phone, a refurbished gaming laptop and more.



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Feb 20, 2018

Radiohead announces summer tour dates in U.S. and Canada
In addition to a short string of dates in South America, Radiohead will tour the U.S. and Canada later this year. According to a press release from Nasty Little Man, the British band will kick off its summer tour in Chicago on July 7 before a three-night run at Madison Square Garden. Fans in Montreal, Boston, and…

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Feb 20, 2018

Today's Looking Like the Day You Should Buy a New Phone
If you're in the market for a new Android handset, you won't find a better deal than the latest Moto X for just $250. With IP68 dust and water resistance, dual rear cameras, Android 8.0, and even hands-free Alexa, it'd be a great phone at just about any price.


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Feb 20, 2018

Here's the First Non-Preorder Deal On Anker's Soda Can-Sized Projector
Anker, as you probably know by now, makes a lot of products. But I don't think any of them are as ambitious as the Nebula Capsule, a surprisingly good portable projector shrunk down to the size of a soda can.

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Feb 20, 2018

LEGO's 7,500 Piece Millennium Falcon Is Back In Stock, If You Hurry
Update: It's back! This time on Amazon.

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Feb 20, 2018

Ask an indie rock veteran: Should I be forcing my kid to practice their instrument?
Hello there. My name is Paul Maroon, and I'm a professional musician who's played in bands for the past 30 years, most recently in a group called The Walkmen. In that time, I've picked up a fair amount of information, some of which is actually pretty useful: How to kill a week at a Toronto airport hotel. How to solve…

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Feb 20, 2018

Actually, The Frankenstein Chronicles is about a detective…
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Tuesday, February 20. All times are Eastern; "Frankenstein" is the scientist's name.

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Feb 19, 2018

Legends Of Tomorrow channels "Hedgehog Day" for an excellent time loop story
DC's Legends Of Tomorrow knows that it's kind of hacky to do a Groundhog Day-inspired time loop episode, but as Nate tells Zari, it all comes down to execution. And this episode is damn good. Writers Ray Utarnachitt and Morgan Faust turn Zari's repetitive journey through the same catastrophic hour into a story that…

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Feb 19, 2018

What if The Alienist just kept getting weirder?

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Feb 19, 2018

James Bond's car is up for auction (though it's technically just Daniel Craig's car)
Though he's a fictional character, James Bond is a man with very famous tastes. He likes his martinis shaken and not stirred, he like his swimming trunks very small and tight, and he likes his cars to be Aston Martins—unless he happens to have a product placement deal with, say, BMW. Sadly, most normal people don't…

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Feb 19, 2018

Ask The Salty Waitress: Is it tacky to split entrées?
Are you a server's worst nightmare without even knowing it? We're here to help. The Salty Waitress is The Takeout's advice column from a real-life waitress that will teach you how not to behave like a garbage person while dining out—and maybe in real life.

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Feb 19, 2018

Jordan Peele will film his next movie later this year
For the past year, as Get Out has made a ton of money and nabbed multiple major award nominations, director Jordan Peele has spent a lot of time talking about what he wants to do next. He talked about making similar horror movies about "social demons," he considered making a Get Out sequel, and he teased that his next…

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Feb 19, 2018

Family files suit after fart fight gets them forced from flight
Sometimes, a situation can spiral out of control even when nobody involved has done anything wrong, as if fate has simply conspired to give multiple people a bad day for no reason at all. Recently, the passengers on a Transavia Airlines flight from Dubai to Amsterdam found themselves in an unwinnable situation just…

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Feb 19, 2018

Like all of us, Fergie is just trying her best
One of the most valuable and hard-earned lessons you can get in life is that nobody is perfect. You're inevitably going to fuck up at some point, and all you can do is try your best and learn from your mistakes. Some of us, though, have the misfortune of fucking up on live TV, like Fergie did with her inappropriately…

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Feb 19, 2018

Don't fret, but guitar company Gibson is on the bridge to bankruptcy
As reported by the Nashville Post (via Spin), guitar company Gibson might be on the verge of bankruptcy. The company's new CFO, Bill Lawrence (not the TV guy), left Gibson after less than a year, and $375 million in senior secured notes will mature in six months along with $145 million in bank loans that Gibson will…

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Feb 19, 2018

Browsing the dating site for Trump supporters is as depressing as you'd think
Hey, you! Yes, you, in the polo shirt and khakis. Looking for a woman who looks just like your daughter? Having trouble finding a life partner who shares your belief that aggressive groping is just an alpha male's way of saying "hello" and that the safety of your AR-15 is more important than the safety of your…

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Feb 19, 2018

Sharknado 6 will have Nazis and Noah's Ark, which seems weirdly predictable
At the end of Sharknado 5: Global Swarming, Dolph Lundgren showed up as the time-traveling son of Ian Ziering's character, and the two of them flew into the past as part of an extended homage to Back To The Future. Sharknado 6 is coming this summer—because this series is unstoppable—and now …

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Feb 19, 2018

Now's your chance to buy a ridiculous toy of Jabba The Hutt's sail barge
Various companies have been making Star Wars toys for decades, so a relatively movie-accurate version of nearly every iconic character and vehicle either is available now or has been available in the past, but some ships have simply been too big to properly scale down to the size of an action figure. For particularly…

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Feb 19, 2018

The war for Atlantis rages in this Aquaman #33 exclusive preview
For the past two storylines, Dan Abnett's Aquaman has focused on Atlantis, exploring the political and social aspects of the underwater city as the titular hero gives up his crown to fight for the underdogs. The change in focus completely reinvigorated the series, along with a bold new visual aesthetic that set it…

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Feb 19, 2018

The war for Atlantis rages on in this Aquaman #33 exclusive preview
For the past two storylines, Dan Abnett's Aquaman has focused on Atlantis, exploring the political and social aspects of the underwater city as the titular hero gives up his crown to fight for the underdogs. The change in focus completely reinvigorated the series, along with a bold new visual aesthetic that set it…

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Feb 19, 2018

Game Of Thrones' Eugene Simon isn't sure why we like scary movies
Game Of Thrones star Eugene Simon new project, The Lodgers, is an old-fashioned horror film, fully equipped with a period setting, a crumbling family estate, and a set of mysterious twins. In the video above, Simon, whose a fan of the genre, talks about the allure of horror films.

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Feb 19, 2018

Good timing turned Ace Of Base's The Sign into the luckiest hit of the '90s
Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most.


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Feb 19, 2018

One Former Blade Runner Star Wasn't Impressed With Blade Runner 2049
When Blade Runner 2049 offered an extended stay in the universe created by Ridley Scott's original, most of the major players from the original returned in some form or another. The most important character who didn't is Rutger Hauer's Roy Batty, which is just as well, considering what Hauer thinks of the film.

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Feb 19, 2018

You don't have to keep dancing on your own—Robyn has a new album coming out
Call your girlfriend, because Robyn's planning to release a new album "some time" in 2018. Pitchfork picked up a days-old tweet, which the Body Talk artist sent in a response to a fan who tried to get cute about release dates.


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Feb 19, 2018

Every Bar In The Witcher 3, Reviewed
Whether you're looking for a dive to drink to your sorrows, a romantic hideaway, or the perfect place for a party, the Continent has the spot for you. Here's a review of every bar in The Witcher 3.


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Feb 19, 2018

Here, at last, is a 15-course meal to eat while marathoning the Lord Of The Rings trilogy
If the idea of watching all three The Lord of the Rings movies back-to-back is dangerously indulgent, watching all three extended editions of the movie trilogy in one go is downright gluttonous. British writer Nate Crowley, apparently acknowledging this, went one step further than just plain audiovisual overload,…

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Feb 19, 2018

Hey man, grab your boys because it's time for a Guys Day
Whether you're escaping the daily grind of Enterprise Rent-A-Car corporate culture or just taking a break from the incessant existence of your wife and kids, quality time with the boys is crucial. That's the thesis statement of "Guys Day," a new short film from comedians Conner O'Malley and Carmen Christopher which…

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Feb 19, 2018

Weekend Box Office: All hail the king, Black Panther
What's that about movies starring people of color being a risk, again? Black Panther went beyond a hit movie to a pop-cultural phenomenon this weekend—this writer's Saturday afternoon screening had lines out the door of the theater, through the lobby, and outside into the snow—surpassing the relatively conservative…

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Feb 19, 2018

Unicorn heads are about to invade your bowl of Lucky Charms
Too bad, hourglass fans: That timely shape is about to depart from your favorite breakfast cereal. ABC News reports that for the first time in 10 years, Lucky Charms is adding a new permanent marshmallow to its lineup: a surprisingly detailed unicorn head. "Magical" may be overstating it, but it certainly looks…

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Feb 19, 2018

Christopher Nolan says he's definitely not directing Bond 25
The new Bond movie already has a release date and a star, as Daniel Craig recently found he did have enough fucks left to sign on for his fifth, and possibly final, turn as 007. But the 25th entry in the franchise based on Ian Fleming's works is still in search of a director. Denis Villeneuve was rumored to be a…

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Feb 19, 2018

The makers of Criminal lend their capable hands to a warm and fuzzy spin-off, This Is Love
In Podmass, The A.V. Club sifts through the ever-expanding world of podcasts and recommends the previous week's best episodes. Have your own favorite? Let us know in the comments or at podmass@avclub.com.

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Feb 19, 2018

Challenging new reading of Garfield reframes canonical "anti-Mondays" stance
Maybe it's nostalgia. Maybe it's Jim Davis' warm, rounded illustrations. Or, hey, maybe it's our mutual love of lasagna. But Garfield the cat has not only come to stand at the intersection of a fertile litter of online debate, but he's also ensured that these inquiries, no matter how crude, are explored with a wealth…

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Feb 19, 2018

Let's take a quick sojourn through the history of NBA players trying to rap
You would think that succeeding in a competitive league like the NBA would be enough of an achievement for one lifetime. But, despite all evidence that it never turns out well, NBA players have a history of attempting to become famous rappers, too. This could be because they're surrounded by yes-men all day who have…

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Feb 19, 2018

Get caught up on Kylie Jenner's life with this quick, 1-minute primer
Say, what's going on with Kylie Jenner, spinoff celebrity of the popular Kardashian line of celebrities? It has, in some ways, been a busy year for Kylie, but also a quiet one, as she ducked out of social media and her customary celebrity appearances in order to keep her pregnancy with Travis Scott a private matter.…

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Feb 19, 2018

Actually, Jennifer Lawrence isn't taking a whole year off from acting
In the midst of promoting her latest film, Jennifer Lawrence says she's taking a break from acting to work on political engagement with the young folks.


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Feb 19, 2018

Noah Gundersen gives an intimate acoustic performance of  "Send The Rain (To Everyone)"
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 this round, singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen joins us in the studio to play a few songs from his latest project, White Noise. In the first video from his session, Gundersen…

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Feb 19, 2018

This cheeseburger has 1/3 less fat and you'll never notice the difference
Umami Issues is The Takeout's exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami. 

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Feb 19, 2018

Phantom Thread gets even crueler when Jacobim Mugatu steps in for Reynolds Woodcock
Daniel Day-Lewis gave us one of the most beguiling film characters of the last year with Reynolds Woodcock, a fussy couturier whose volatile relationship with a young waitress forms the backbone of Paul Thomas Anderson's Phantom Thread. It's a heady and emotional film concerned with the intricacies of brilliance,…

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Feb 19, 2018

The Black Panther soundtrack roars its way to the top of the Billboard album charts
It's a good day to be a Wakandan. Or, if you prefer real-life winners (which thereby implies real-life losers, but let's stay positive here, unless you want to talk about Fergie), it's a good day to be Kendrik Lamar and the rest of the TDE crew responsible for the Black Panther soundtrack.

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Feb 19, 2018

Joel McHale says E! told him to lay off the Kardashians while hosting The Soup
Joel McHale's new talk show on Netflix, The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale, recalls his long-running stint on The Soup for several reasons, including the "genial snarkiness" of the Community alum. Naturally, everyone's been asking McHale about the differences in the clip shows, as well as what Netflix has to offer…

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Feb 19, 2018

Monday's Best Deals: Presidents Day Sales, Instant Pot, Xbox Live, and More
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Feb 19, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence is taking a break from acting to focus on activism
In the midst of promoting her latest film, Jennifer Lawrence says she's taking a break from acting to work on political engagement with the young folks.


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Feb 19, 2018

Add Three Months To Your Xbox Live Gold Account For $15
While you can often find better per-month prices on Xbox Live Gold by buying 12 months at a time, if you've got commitment issues, Amazon's discounting three-month membership cards to $15, down from their usual $25.

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Feb 19, 2018

This weekend in TV Club
Divorce: B | The Chi: A- | Homeland: B- | Here And Now: C | Gilmore Girls |

AV Club Films
Feb 19, 2018

Aphex Twin, Curve, and Jawbreaker had the best-kept secret hits of 1992
To commemorate 60 years of the Billboard Hot 100, Off The Charts revisits each year since it was established to spotlight songs and artists that didn't make the cut, yet still made a significant impact. Years are chosen randomly and—to make it even harder on ourselves—rules for inclusion are that neither the songs nor…

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Feb 19, 2018

John Oliver proposes a new national anthem to fix America's Trump-damaged rep as Last Week Tonight returns
Our long national nightmare is over! No, not that one. But at least John Oliver's Last Week Tonight takedowns of that other racist, sexist, dangerously unstable, far less funny national nightmare returned on Sunday. So how does a political comic who's got three months of Donald Trump-related nightmare fuel to catch up…

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Feb 19, 2018

What are you reading in February?
In our monthly book club, we discuss whatever we happen to be reading and ask everyone in the comments to do the same. What Are You Reading This Month?

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Feb 19, 2018

Divorce shows that growing up never really ends
Parenting teens has to be hard enough when you're still married, but likely kicks up to an exponentially difficult level when you're divorced. As this Divorce episode indicates, Frances and Robert have to deal with Tom's brand-new sex life while coming to terms with their own fledgling relationships. After ignoring…

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Feb 19, 2018

Put the Olympics on paws and watch Hallmark's American Rescue Dog Show
Here's what's up in the world of television for Monday, February 19. All times are Eastern.


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Feb 19, 2018

The Chi successfully juggles tension and levity in a brilliant episode
Last week's episode felt like the first time The Chi really knew what kind of show it wanted to be. The world within the show came into focus as Brandon, Emmett, Ronnie and Kevin were contained to one intersecting story. "Penetrate A Fraud" maintains that momentum and moves the show forward without overwhelming the…

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