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Mar 19, 2019

HBO wants to keep getting High Maintenance
Setting us up for at least another year of having to come up with marijuana puns every time there's an occasion to write about the show, HBO has announced that its renewing critically acclaimed comedy series High Maintenance for a fourth season. This comes from Deadline, which applauds the series on the way it "paints…

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Mar 19, 2019

Jameela Jamil broke a toilet at her Good Place audition
The fourth season of Phoebe Robinson's Sooo Many White Guys podcast launched today with an interview with The Good Place's Jameela Jamil, and while it featured Jamil saying a lot of thought-provoking things about death and her (very appreciated) habit of calling out celebrity

AV Club Films
Mar 19, 2019

Something Awful was saved from the brink of collapse by its own users, and thank god for that
If you were of a certain age when the internet became an inextricable part of daily life, you probably posted a thing or two on Something Awful. Created by Richard "Lowtax" Kyanka in 1999, the site evolved from a cynical blog to a massive forum, irrevocably shaping online culture—for good and bad—along the way. The…

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Mar 19, 2019

Cardi B to make theatrical debut in stripper revenge thriller with Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu
According to Entertainment Weekly, Cardi B has joined the cast of Hustlers, Lorene Scafaria's ripped-from-the-headlines drama about the employees of a strip club banding together to steal some money and get some revenge on the men who wronged them. This will be Cardi B's cinematic debut, though she did pop up in a …

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Mar 19, 2019

Kotaku Google Unveils Gaming Platform Stadia, A Competitor To Xbox, PlayStation And PC | Jalopnik Po
Kotaku Google Unveils Gaming Platform Stadia, A Competitor To Xbox, PlayStation And PC | Jalopnik Porsche 911 GT2 RS Going Back Into Production After Cargo Ship Sinks With Customer Cars | Lifehacker This Is the Proper Etiquette for Leaving a Hotel Room | Gizmodo 

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Mar 19, 2019

John David Washington to star in whatever Christopher Nolan's next movie is
A Christopher Nolan movie is always an event, even if it's a relatively straightforward event like Dunkirk, and now the Nolan hype machine is getting up and running again for whatever his next feature film will be. We heard a while back that the movie will be released in July of 2020, and now we know something else: …

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Mar 19, 2019

Lollapalooza enlists cute doggos to announce partial lineup led by Tame Impala, Janelle Monáe
Lollapalooza is one of the world's largest music festivals, taking over Chicago's Grant Park for two entire weeks during the dog days of summer. And this year, the fest is using its considerable profile to benefit local no-kill shelter PAWS by having some of the organization's very cute, very adoptable pups help…

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Mar 19, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of March 19, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.


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Mar 19, 2019

David Lynch's MasterClass makes it sound weirdly easy to become a brilliant filmmaker
David Lynch tends to come across like a very singular artist, the sort of creative genius that could only ever happen once, but thanks to online teaching platform MasterClass, we could have a whole new generation of weirdo David Lynch filmmakers to look forward to now. Today, MasterClass has announced that Lynch is…

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Mar 19, 2019

Anya Taylor-Joy will play a chess prodigy in a new Netflix limited series
Netflix already has a king in Timothée Chalamet, and now the streaming studio has found its queen in Anya Taylor-Joy. OK, technically the upcoming Chalamet-led Shakespearean drama The King has nothing to do with The Queen's Gambit, a new limited series starring the Glass actress. That said, both Netflix projects will…

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Mar 19, 2019

Fiona Apple shares video of her (and her dog) working on new music
Here's a nice surprise: Fiona Apple is self-producing some new music, her adorable dog by her side. This news comes via a pair of Instagram videos that were first posted on the Fiona Apple Rocks fan Tumblr.

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Mar 19, 2019

How to be human: Life lessons from 4 cinematic cats
Captain Marvel's name is on the poster, but Goose the cat steals the limelight in Carol Danvers' first feature. Cranky, steadfast, and always ready to fight, Goose is the perfect sidekick. Played by four different cats—Reggie, Rizzo, Gonzo, and Archie—Goose joins Hollywood's pantheon of near-sentient animal life…

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Mar 19, 2019

Queer Eye heads to Kimmel, turns Guillermo into a stone-cold stud
If you, like us, have already binged every episode of the new season of Netflix's Queer Eye and find yourself wanting more heartwarming, entertaining stories of reinvention, look no further than this recent episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!. While four of the Fab Five were visiting the late-night show to promote their new…

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Mar 19, 2019

Tuck your pants into your socks because this Stranger Things' teaser is teeming with rats
Stranger Things' third season remains cloaked in mystery, despite Netflix releasing the episode titles for the eight-episode arc. One of those titles, however, takes on some new resonance in light of a brief new teaser shared by the show's Twitter account. In it, we see seven seconds of rats as they scurry across the…

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Mar 19, 2019

This Tiny USB Battery Is Worth Keeping In Your Back Pocket
This TravelCard Charger is simply the most convenient and easy-to-carry portable battery pack I've used.

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Mar 19, 2019

Wong Kar-Wai's next film will be a follow-up to In The Mood For Love and 2046
It's been six long years since Wong Kar-Wai's last film with The Grandmaster. Before that, we similarly had to patiently wait for another span of six years to pass between My Blueberry Nights and his 2013 martial-arts film. Thankfully, Kar-Wai isn't going to make us wait too much longer for what's next.

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Mar 19, 2019

Kate Sackhoff doesn't know what happened to Starbuck, either
[The following contains spoilers for the Battlestar Galactica reboot.]


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Mar 19, 2019

Katee Sackhoff doesn't know what happened to Starbuck, either
[The following contains spoilers for the Battlestar Galactica reboot.]


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Mar 19, 2019

Kit Harington still isn't over people calling Jon Snow ‘boring'
It's bizarre to think there was a time when Jon Snow wasn't the beloved focal point of Game Of Thrones. Even those who don't watch the series know who Jon Snow is, if only because of the endless fan speculation over Jon's death, then his resurrection, and then his parents. Even if he's not your favorite character, few…

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Mar 19, 2019

Google Unveils Gaming Platform Stadia, A Competitor To Xbox, PlayStation And PC
Tech giant Google is getting into gaming in a big way with a direct challenge to the giants of console and PC gaming. It's called Stadia.


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Mar 19, 2019

Chainsaw Man is an exhilarating exercise in grisly, juvenile excess
When teenage boy Denji pulls a cord embedded in his chest, chainsaws burst out of his face and his arms, turning him into a revved-up killing machine more devil than human. Denji's transformation is emblematic of the over-the-top nature of Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man (Viz), a manga about an impoverished adolescent…

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Mar 19, 2019

R.I.P. R&B singer and producer Andre Williams
Andre "Mr. Rhythm" Williams, the R&B artist dubbed the "godfather of rap," has died. His label, Pravda Records, revealed in a Facebook post that Williams died in Chicago, and his manager, Kenn Goodman, told Billboard that he passed in hospice care surrounded by family. He was 82.

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Mar 19, 2019

The director of the Oscar-winning Son Of Saul dives back into the disturbing past with Sunset
Three years ago, something rather extraordinary happened: A Holocaust drama won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. That in itself is nothing unusual, of course—when in doubt, while filling out your Oscar pool, always pick the movie involving Nazis (assuming there's only one, that is), and you'll rarely…

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Mar 19, 2019

Innocent Sesame Street question somehow reveals which Muppets the internet wants to eat most
"Desert island" questions are classic conversation starters. They prompt discussions on favorite books and albums, idle "what if?" scenarios about how your friends would approach a life-and-death scenario, and force reflection on what people value most in life. Ask someone a desert island question and you will learn…

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Mar 19, 2019

Hans Zimmer to compose music for all the fancy people in Denis Villeneuve's Dune
Having gobbled up Hollywood's stockpile of bankable stars, Denis Villeneuve's Dune is now siccing its sandworms on behind-the-scenes talent. As Consequence Of Sound reports, Hans Zimmer, the prolific composer behind The Lion King, Gladiator, and several of Christopher Nolan films, will provide some lush, enveloping…

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Mar 19, 2019

MoviePass, desperate to get back together, is bringing back the unlimited plan
In the beginning, it was beautiful: you could see all the movies you wanted for less than the price of single ticket in major cities. Then things turned sour once you realized the relationship was too good to be true. But still, you stuck it out, hoping things would improve until it became so catastrophically,…

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Mar 19, 2019

Save $70 On the Bluetooth Version of Audio Technica's Cult Favorite M50 Headphones
Audio Technica's legendary M50x headphones finally got built-in Bluetooth late last year, and today at Massdrop, you can grab the new version for $130. That's about $70 less than usual, and easily the best price we've ever seen.


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Mar 19, 2019

Natalie Portman would rather be in space in first Lucy In The Sky trailer
Noah Hawley, the visionary writer and director behind FX staples Fargo and Legion, is bringing his ambitious eye to the big screen with Lucy In The Sky (formerly known as Pale Blue Dot), a star-studded drama about how lame life on Earth is after you've been to outer space.

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Mar 19, 2019

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in April
It's just like old times at Netflix this coming April, the rare month that the streaming service's catalog acquisitions arguably outshine its original series. That doesn't mean that there isn't still a metric shit-ton of Netflix original content coming next month—it simply means that a significant portion of said…

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Mar 19, 2019

Let's get nostalgic for Vincey Masters: Born To Be A Karate Meister, whether it exists or not
The late ‘90s and 2000s were a dark time for mainstream comedies. After the success of American Pie, studios seemed interested in greenlighting only also-ran teen sex comedies, complete with marquee gross-out scenes, and more Rob Schneider movies than any population is able to healthily tolerate. It was a time where…

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Mar 19, 2019

"I'm speaking about stuff I've never talked about": Jenny Lewis on her best solo album to date
Jenny Lewis has been making music for more than 20 years, on her own and with bands like Rilo Kiley and Nice As Fuck. But she's never recorded anything quite like On The Line. Her fourth solo album and first since 2014's The Voyager sounds humongous: rafter-raising vocals, pianos that seem to ring out endlessly, and,…

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Mar 19, 2019

This Assassin Nation #2 exclusive takes a trip down First Kill memory lane
Image Comics' new series, Assassin Nation, debuted with guns blazing, introducing 20 of the world's top killers and quickly pitting them each other in a bloody firefight. Written by Kyle Starks with art by Erica Henderson and letters by Deron Bennett, this comedy-infused action series is brimming with personality to…

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Mar 19, 2019

This Assassin Nation #2 exclusive takes a trip down murderous memory lane
Image Comics' new series, Assassin Nation, debuted with guns blazing, introducing 20 of the world's top killers and pitting them against each other in a bloody firefight. Written by Kyle Starks with art by Erica Henderson and letters by Deron Bennett, this comedy-infused action series is brimming with personality to…

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Mar 19, 2019

Tuesday's Best Deals: Cuisinart Cast Iron, Lululemon Leggings, TCL TVs, and More
An L.L.Bean sale, microSD cards, and discounts on DEWALT lead off Tuesday' best deals.


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Mar 19, 2019

Gizmodo NYC's New Tourist Trap Claims the Rights to Every Photo You Take Inside of It | Jalopnik How
Gizmodo NYC's New Tourist Trap Claims the Rights to Every Photo You Take Inside of It | Jalopnik How Much Are You Bothered By Your Car's Rusty Rotors? | Kotaku Ocarina Of Time Is Now Playable In Co-Op | Skillet 

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Mar 19, 2019

Woody meets an army of terrifying ventriloquist dummies in the first full Toy Story 4 trailer
The first teaser for Toy Story 4 introduced Tony Hale as a spork that has been brought to life through toy magic (we assume), and it was extremely good. Then, after the Super Bowl, Pixar dropped a Toy Story 4 teaser that was... less good. It had Buzz getting trapped at a fair alongside Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan…

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Mar 19, 2019

TCL's Stunning 6 Series TVs Just Went On Sale For March Madness
TCL's affordable 6-series TVs are famous for offering every form of HDR (including top-shelf Dolby Vision), local dimming zones for better contrast and black levels, and even excellent Roku software. So if you want to upgrade before March Madness kicks off in a few days, the 65" model just dropped to a new all-time…

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Mar 19, 2019

Banish Wires With Anker's Newest True Wireless Earbuds, Now Just $50
Anker just keeps on iterating on its true wireless earbuds, and now, you can get the brand new Soundcore Liberty Neos for just $50, down from the usual $65.


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Mar 19, 2019

A Bunch of Samsung's Speedy MicroSD Cards Are Cheaper Than Ever
We've seen several deals on high capacity microSD cards lately, but Samsung's EVO is one of the fastest models out there, and its 256GB variant just dropped to $40, a new all-time low for the U3-rated card. If you need a ton of storage for Switch games or GoPro footage, this is definitely worth a look.


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Mar 19, 2019

Even in Thrones' world of dragons, the birth of a shadow monster was something new
Melisandre gives birth to a shadow monster

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Mar 19, 2019

Lupita Nyong'o bewitches, freaks out Stephen Colbert with golden eyes and tales of Us
With Jordan Peele's wildly anticipated Get Out follow-up Us finally coming out this week, the film's director and cast were in full-court late-night press mode on Monday. Star Winston Duke was charming as ever on Late Night With Seth Meyers, explaining how Peele's directive to make his "dad bod" co-lead look as…

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Mar 19, 2019

Arrow peeks into the overstuffed future and finds family drama and Spider-Man
The aims of "Star City 2040" are nothing to sniff at. Jumping back and forth between timelines in a story is nothing new, with or without time travel, but it's not easy to do well. Introducing new characters on a long-established show isn't all that easy, either. Doing both at once—and for all we've seen of…

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Mar 19, 2019

Nora West-Allen drops a "Time Bomb" on The Flash
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Tuesday, March 19. All times are Eastern.


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Mar 18, 2019

Myspace accidentally deleted everything uploaded before 2016, which is probably for the best
You don't have to be a celebrity to know that your social media history is little more than a varyingly large albatross around your neck, with every tweet or status update or selfie—no matter how innocuous—being just another drop of fuel for the fire that will eventually destroy you (not all of us can be as lucky as…

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Mar 18, 2019

Freeland burns, but Black Lightning loses some of its fire
This has been a curious season of Black Lightning. Whether it's the extended episode order or simply a sophomore slump, the show often struggled to reach the heights of its first season, where solid character motivations and stories that deftly tackled social issues rounded out an otherwise familiar story of superhero…

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Mar 18, 2019

Florence Pugh in talks to play an evil spy/assassin in the Black Widow solo movie
It has taken far, far, far too long, but Marvel's solo Black Widow movie with Scarlett Johansson is finally coming together. The studio hired Lore director Cate Shortland last summer, after reportedly telling other female directors that they could bring in someone else to do the action stuff if they couldn't handle it…

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Mar 18, 2019

Salty about sweets: These are the most overrated candies
Deploying the term "overrated" on the internet is your express ticket down into the snake pit. Matters of personal taste rarely fit so neatly into a discussion of the empirical quality versus the public perception of a thing. And when we're talking about literal taste—the kind you do with your mouth—things can get…

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Mar 18, 2019

R.I.P. John Carl Buechler, director and horror effects artist
As reported by Syfy Wire, horror director and special effects artist John Carl Buechler has died following a battle with prostate cancer. The news was confirmed by a GoFundMe page that Buechler's wife launched last month to help pay for his medical bills (the page has since been changed to a memorial fund to help his…

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Mar 18, 2019

Frell yes, Farscape is coming to Amazon Prime this week in HD
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Farscape, a sci-fi show produced by Hallmark and The Jim Henson Company that is as relatively obscure and as deeply beloved as that pedigree implies, and Amazon has announced that it's going be celebrating that anniversary by throwing a bone to Farscape's dedicated fanbase. As…

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Mar 18, 2019

Gizmodo Some Humans Can Sense Earth's Magnetic Field, Fascinating Experiment Suggests | Kotaku Smash
Gizmodo Some Humans Can Sense Earth's Magnetic Field, Fascinating Experiment Suggests | Kotaku Smash Bros. Player Leaves Pivotal Tournament Match After Getting Frustrated With Audience Member | Jalopnik Watch F1 Champion Lewis Hamilton Bring Up the Moon Landing Hoax to Actual Astronauts | Lifehacker 

AV Club Films
Mar 18, 2019

Bear Grylls to foolishly put his survival in your hands for new interactive Netflix show
Just last week, we reported that Netflix was going to move forward with a plan to develop more interactive programming like the recent Black Mirror event Bandersnatch, which was a sci-fi choose-your-own-adventure story about a guy making a video game. The catch was that Netflix said whatever it did next probably…

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Mar 18, 2019

The 10 Best Deals of March 18, 2019
We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.


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Mar 18, 2019

A Shazam! producer thinks James Gunn could be the key to ending the DC/Marvel rivalry
It may seem silly to pit Marvel movies and DC movies against each other, since they're all comic book movies and the audience for one tends to be the exact same audience for the other, but we live in a world where everyone has to pick sides on everything—whether it's politics, video game consoles, or comic book…

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Mar 18, 2019

A dead body and a huge bear star in the trailer for survival thriller Body At Brighton Rock
Roxanne Benjamin, who churned out some solid shorts in fare like XX and Southbound, returns next month with a feature, Body At Brighton Rock. A tense survival thriller with a spooky twist, the film follows a part-timer at a state park who, after stumbling upon a dead body, is forced to spend the night in mountainous …

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Mar 18, 2019

Devon Sawa's fateful Final Destination flight has come back to haunt him
Sunday marked the 19th anniversary of the release of Final Destination, the first installment in a horror franchise of diminishing returns that pitted a group of unsuspecting teens against the Rube Goldbergian schemes of Death itself. On Sunday, star Devon Sawa, mistaking the date for the film's 20th anniversary—it…

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Mar 18, 2019

Weekend Box Office: Captain Marvel is still beating the crap out of everyone
Shocking no one, save for possibly that dummy Yon-Rogg, Captain Marvel maintained its spot atop the box office this weekend, pulling in $69.3 million and demonstrating yet again why it's generally a good idea to stay out of Marvel's way when scheduling your own movie's release.

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Mar 18, 2019

Warner Bros. studio head Kevin Tsujihara steps down amidst sexual impropriety scandal
Variety reports that Kevin Tsujihara, the chairman-CEO of Warner Bros., has resigned following an investigation into his relationship with actress Charlotte Kirk, which was the focus of a recent exposé in The Hollywood Reporter. It is alleged that Tsujihara, who is married, began an affair with the actress in 2013 and…

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Mar 18, 2019

Composer Woody Jackson on crafting the sound for Red Dead Redemption 2
Red Dead Redemption 2 was one of the biggest games of 2018—and one of our favorites. Helping to set the tone for Rockstar's sprawling western is composer Woody Jackson, who recently sat down with us to talk about scoring the game, some of his inspirations, and his love of "bath-taking music."

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Mar 18, 2019

Remove thy blindfold, for a book sequel to Bird Box is ready to wreck your eyes
Bird Box was a popular book that became a very popular movie—a phenomenon driven more by memes than by critical acclaim—so it's only natural that we'd end up seeing (or...not seeing?) more of the story's creatures, the likes of which drive those who see them to either death or insanity. Now, in a new interview with Esquire

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Mar 18, 2019

Netflix asks Cannes if they're still watching, Cannes clicks "no" for a second year
It's been two years since Netflix made major waves at the Cannes Film Festival with their controversial entries, Okja and The Meyerowitz Stories. Since then, cinema purists have been especially vocal about the viability of streaming content within major spaces like festivals and certain awards shows. In some cases,…

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Mar 18, 2019

Netflix's Bright Future Looks A Lot Like Television's Dim Past
In 1995, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files. In 1996, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files. In 1997, the Emmy nominees for Best Drama were Chicago Hope, ER, Law & Order, NYPD Blue, and The X-Files.…

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Mar 18, 2019

A Star Wars Resistance Producer Answers Your Burning Questions After the Season One Finale
The first season of Star Wars Resistance ended Sunday night with a dogfight for the ages. Kaz and his friends took to the skies in an all-out battle to liberate the Colossus from the First Order, all while being mindful that the galaxy as they know it has completely changed with the recent destruction of the New…

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Mar 18, 2019

Lady Gaga delivered a surprise set at a jazz show curated by Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst
Last week, Los Angeles residents adventurous enough to attend a jazz show curated by Fred Durst were treated to a special, albeit incongruous surprise when Lady Gaga unexpectedly took the stage, stealing the slot we assume was meant for the guy from Staind.

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Mar 18, 2019

Let's talk about Gendry, who is absolutely winning the Game Of Thrones
With season eight of HBO's Game Of Thrones less than a month away, the time has come to place your bets on who you think will be left sitting on the Iron Throne when the final credits roll. There are a few plausible options left in the ever-dwindling cast of characters, some more plausible than others. A recent video…

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Mar 18, 2019

Set phasers to yum: Star Trek's food is analyzed in a new season of The Feast
Chances are very good that if you are reading this you are a person, and most likely a person who eats. This universal human experience is explored in a recent episode of All My Relations, a podcast about indigeneity in all its complexities with hosts Matika Wilbur (Swinomish and Tulalip) and Adrienne Keene (Cherokee…

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Mar 18, 2019

Hallmark is scrambling to write Lori Loughlin off When Calls The Heart's new season
First, let us put your minds at ease: No, Hallmark's When Calls The Heart is not being canceled. Despite Hallmark firing star Lori Loughlin in the fallout of the FBI's "Varsity Blues" operation, the soapy Canadian Western—which, as readers of The A.V. Club, you absolutely know and are familiar with—will follow through…

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Mar 18, 2019

The Alien Vs. Predator saga was almost resolved over a game of football
Those whacky Aliens and Predators sure love fighting each other. Neither content with starring in their own, often very good films, the two murderous extraterrestrial species have knocked heads in comics, games, and movies, the last of which are so bad even Sigourney "Ripley" Weaver herself found their existence…

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Mar 18, 2019

Blue's Adorably Small Yeti Nano Is $20 Off, and Perfect For Streamers
Blue's Yeti microphone has long been a staple for podcasters and streamers everywhere. But it's big, honkin microphone, and probably won't easily fit in a drawer if you don't want to keep it in your desk full time. Late last year though, the company released a smaller version that's great for part-time users or people…

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Mar 18, 2019

Taco Bell hot sauce saves another life
A few weeks ago, we were shocked to hear that a man survived for five days by eating nothing but Taco Bell hot sauce packets (resulting in his getting Taco Bell free for a year). This started us on the path to thinking that Taco Bell hot sauce was magical. And now, in light of another hot-sauce life-saving measure, we…

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Mar 18, 2019

The mysteries of Naomi's past deepen in this exclusive preview
Brian Michael Bendis' Wonder Comics imprint is off to a fantastic start, with Young Justice, Wonder Twins, and Naomi all offering distinct perspectives on adolescent superheroes trying to find their way in the world. There's still one more launch title to debut—next week's Dial H For Hero—but thus far, Naomi is the…

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Mar 18, 2019

You can actually buy the Jones Bar-B-Q sauce featured in season three of Queer Eye
If you spent the weekend sobbing over the Fab Five's latest road trip to save humanity in season three of Netflix's Queer Eye, then you're already familiar with Deborah and Mary Jones, the barbecue pit queens featured in the episode "Jones Bar-B-Q." The charismatic, entrepreneurial sisters - affectionately known as…

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Mar 18, 2019

Boys, blood, and brooms abound in new Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina trailer
Now that it's settled that lawsuit with the, um, Satanic Temple, Netflix's Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina is ready to return for the back half of its debut season. Furthermore, Indiewire reports that the teen horror drama will cap off this latest batch of episodes with a musical number, one we assume will be laden…

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Mar 18, 2019

Bryan Washington's stellar debut, Lot, puts Houston on the map
When Anthony Bourdain visited Houston in the summer of 2016 to tape an episode of Parts Unknown, he gave his producers a single directive: "No white people." This small bite of culinary affirmative action could have taken place in most any American metropolis—Los Angeles, Chicago, even Minneapolis-St. Paul—but…

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Mar 18, 2019

Miss the Nintendo Switch Mar10 Day Deals? Walmart's Got You.
Walmart's letting you build your own Nintendo Switch bundle for just $319-$330, depending on the game you choose. Choose a console, either the neon blue/red or the gray Joy-Cons and a Mario game (Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, New Super Mario Bros U Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Tennis Aces or Super Mario Party), and…

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Mar 18, 2019

This $24 USB-C Charger Can Power Your Laptop and Your Phone at the Same Time
$24 is a great price for a USB-C wall charger with a 46W Power Delivery port, which is enough power to charge a MacBook Pro or Nintendo Switch in handheld mode. But it's especially great when you consider that it includes an extra USB port for your phone or tablet as well, making it ideal for travel. Just be sure to…

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Mar 18, 2019

Method Man and Redman link up with Jay and Silent Bob, as God intended
Kevin Smith's been hyping his upcoming Jay And Silent Bob reboot since it started filming last month, offering context for some of its meta-gags while promising a number of celebrity cameos and the return of the old Clerks gang. But, as stoked as we all are to see Randal return to the View Askewniverse, we're also…

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Mar 18, 2019

Monday's Best Deals: Outdoor Voices, Instant Pot Mini, Curved Monitor, and More
A $100 robo vac, Nectar mattresses, and the EufyCam home security starter kit lead off Monday's best deals.

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Mar 18, 2019

Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best
Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best', 'B003HC9734');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'avclub - Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best', 'B003HC9734');" data-amazontag="kinjaavclub-20" href="https://www.amazon.com/Betrayal-At-House-Hill-2nd/dp/B003HC9734/?tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=58d943e66ce507f67c2c780bdc2ad33b8f03a48f"Betrayal at House On the Hill is a modern classic board game that's different every time you play it. Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best', 'B07BSG7X56');window.ga('unique.send', 'event', 'Commerce', 'avclub - Betrayal Legacy Is Long-Form Board Gaming At Its Best', 'B07BSG7X56');" data-amazontag="kinjaavclub-20" href="https://www.amazon.com/Avalon-Hill-Betrayal-Legacy-Board-x/dp/B07BSG7X56?tag=kinjaavclub-20&ascsubtag=7cb9130291c07cc5edd01789538ba5ba95e8cd73"Betrayal Legacy is one of those rare sequels that improves on the first, with a generational story that makes the game uniquely yours.

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Mar 18, 2019

Fifty episodes in, Riverdale is still finding new ways to surprise us
Apologies for the poor audio quality this week—our hosts were on the road and had to use Skype in a pinch. Things should be back in fine form next week. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 18, 2019

Gizmodo The Pyrex Glass Controversy That Just Won't Die | Kotaku YouTuber Discovers Strange Things H
Gizmodo The Pyrex Glass Controversy That Just Won't Die | Kotaku YouTuber Discovers Strange Things Hidden In The Simpsons: Hit & Run | Jalopnik The 2020 Cadillac CT5 Is Your Very Turbocharged CTS Replacement | Lifehacker 

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Mar 18, 2019

Far Cry New Dawn Is Already Down to $20
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Mar 18, 2019

The Apartment-Friendly Instant Pot Mini Is Back On Sale For $60
If you don't own a pressure cooker, today's a great day to fix that. The apartment-friendly 3 qt. Instant Pot Mini wants a permanent home on your kitchen counter, and it's down to $60 today, a $20 discount.


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Mar 18, 2019

Magic is reborn in "Fire And Blood" as Game Of Thrones wraps up its first season
Daenerys Targaryen "gives birth" to her dragon babies.

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Mar 18, 2019

John Oliver talks public shaming with Monica Lewinsky, who has some thoughts
On Sunday's Last Week Tonight, John Oliver spent most of the show examining the phenomenon of public shaming. You know, that thing where millions of people around the world take turns dogpiling someone they don't know but have very definite opinions about thanks to an often-misunderstood misdeed. (He showed talk show…

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Mar 18, 2019

Bob's Burgers offers the one thing more annoying than Gene: yacht people!
Gene Belcher is annoying. He's loud, self-obsessed, and not especially bright. That isn't a problem when he's a supporting player to Tina or Louise's antics, content to make alternately hilarious and bizarre observations off on the side of a story. But the task gets tougher when he's the focus of the story, which …

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Mar 18, 2019

Come for Arrow's trip into the future, stay for Wild Dog's old man hair
Here's what's happening in the world of television for Monday, March 18. All times are Eastern.


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Mar 18, 2019

Jon Cryer's Lex Luthor makes his Supergirl debut in an overstuffed episode
Given that Lex Luthor is arguably the most iconic comic book villain of all time—not to mention a frequently name-checked element of Supergirl's own lore—it makes sense that the show would pull out all the stops for his arrival. "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" is one of the most bombastic, jam-packed…

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Mar 18, 2019

Cooking through Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook must begin with French onion soup
All this week, The Takeout's Kevin Pang will be cooking from Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook and writing about his experience.

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Mar 17, 2019

Bart's Esports career makes for an intriguing but disappointing Simpsons family journey
"Are you ready to turn this thing that you like into something that will consume every waking minute?"


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Mar 17, 2019

In its fourth season premiere, Billions presses the pause button on its central conflict
When last we saw Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod, both were licking their wounds and plotting vengeance—but not against each other. After teaming up at the midway point, Chuck and Axe spent the rest of the third season in separate storylines, each pitted against a new threat paired with an old ally. In Chuck's case,…

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Mar 17, 2019

The Walking Dead goes back in time for its darkest story in years
Ever since the five-year time jump following Rick Grimes' departure, The Walking Dead has been alluding to some horrific sequence of events that transpired in between Rick's "death" and the present day, some incident or incidents that drove the communities apart and left literal scars on a few of our characters.…

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Mar 17, 2019

Whoa, American Gods has a backstory, bam-ba-lam
"You can't just give up because the fuckin' road ends."


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Mar 17, 2019

R.I.P. Dick Dale, legendary surf rock guitarist
As reported by Pitchfork and confirmed by his bassist to The Guardian, singer-songwriter and legendary surf rock guitarist Dick Dale has died. A cause of death was not given, but Dale suffered from multiple health problems for years—including rectal cancer, kidney failure, and diabetes. Despite his medical issues,…

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Mar 17, 2019

Ask Kate About Beer: How often do breweries change a beer's recipe?
Welcome to Ask Kate About Beer, in which The Takeout's resident beer expert answers everything you've ever wanted to know about beer but were too drunk to ask. Have a question? Shoot it to beer@thetakeout.com.


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Mar 17, 2019

Stephen Colbert admits that the first six months of his Late Show were "terrible"
Though his Late Show regularly trounces the former late-night champion over on NBC these days, Stephen Colbert's transition from The Colbert Report didn't go particularly smoothly at first. The Late Show was coming off of David Letterman's legendary run at the desk, and while Colbert's big-name guests helped him start…

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Mar 17, 2019

Donnie Wahlberg is eager to talk to you about some Very Scary People
According to Variety, Donnie Wahlberg is getting in on this hot true crime game with a new series on CNN sister network HLN called Very Scary People—which is a Very Dumb Name. As indicated by that title, the show is about people who very scary, like John Wayne Gacy and Charles Manson, and each two-hour episode will…

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Mar 17, 2019

R.I.P. Richard Erdman, Stalag 17 actor and Community's Leonard
According to film historian Alan K. Rode (via The Hollywood Reporter), actor and director Richard Erdman—who held more than 170 acting credits but is best known these days for the recurring role he had on NBC's Community—has died. No further information was given, other than Rode saying that Erdman died within a few…

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Mar 17, 2019

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime in April
Avengers: Endgame is hitting theaters at the end of next month, but if that superhero story seems a little too morose for you, Amazon will have a much more lighthearted superhero story to offer in April. Starting at the beginning of the month, Prime subscribers will be able to watch the second season of The Tick, with…

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Mar 17, 2019

Game Of Thrones' shocking execution rewrote the rules of genre storytelling
The execution of Ned Stark

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Mar 17, 2019

Sunday's Best Deals: Lucky Brand, DEWALT Tools, Sunglasses, and More
A sound system sale, Kindle biographies and memoirs, and a discounted Queen Helene scrub lead off Sunday's best deals from around the web.


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