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The ‘Learning to Be Spider-Man’ Meme Is the Next Great Spidey Meme

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was a brilliant movie. Even if superhero flicks aren’t your thing, you’ll just have to blindly trust me on this one. I cried during it, like, twice. Just go see this shit, OK? One small example of the many, many ways Spider-Verse was sick was how it acknowledged memes. Spider-Man memes […]

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The ‘Sopranos’ Prequel Cast Just Keeps Getting More Stacked

We may not know much about David Chase’s upcoming Sopranos prequel film, The Many Saints of Newark—but the little we do know so far is worth getting excited about. The upcoming movie is set to take place during the 1967 Newark riots and will center on Christopher Moltisanti’s dad, Dickie, but feature plenty of “beloved […]

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Highway Forced to Install Mile Marker 68.9 After Thieves Keep Stealing ’69’ Sign

Hello, wild and rambunctious youths! Are you in search of a funny sign to adorn your bedroom wall? Perhaps something that shows your stunning sense of humor while also proving you are a rebel who has no qualms about breaking the law? Well too the fuck bad, bro, because the DOT is here to shut […]

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Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents from Giving Their Babies ‘Foreign Names’

This article originally appeared on VICE ASIA. These days, there are more Dylans being born in Java than Darmontos. More Charlottes than Cahyanings. The trend among millennial parents in Indonesia right now is to give their kids Western names—which to some seem “exotic”—over something more traditional. But those days might be over in Karanganyar, Central […]

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Gamblers Made $270,000 Betting That Trump Would Lie a Bunch in His Address

Trump’s Oval Office address Tuesday was mostly a waste of time. He may not have declared a national emergency to secure funding for the border wall, but he did manage to rattle off a bunch of his usual false and misleading immigration lines, all in a bafflingly low-energy monotone. The only real takeaway from the […]

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Alleged Kidnapper Chases Woman into Karate Dojo, Gets Ass Royally Whooped

An alleged kidnapper in North Carolina found himself face-to-face with the fists of justice Thursday night after he chased a woman down the street—and straight into a karate studio, CNN reports. According to the cops, 47-year-old August Williams tried to drag his victim into a car around 9 PM, but she was able to break […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Now Going Viral for [Spins Wheel] a College Dance Video

Over the past 24 hours, Apple CEO Tim Cook alerted investors that the company would miss its revenue targets, a North Korean diplomat was reported to have defected to Italy, Nancy Pelosi was elected Speaker of the House, and China landed a goddamn probe on the far side of the fuckin’ moon. But for whatever […]

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Here’s a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How ‘Black Mirror’ Made ‘Bandersnatch’

By now, the world has had a week to watch (and then rewatch) the incredible mindfuck that is Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. Netflix’s choose-your-own-adventure movie is a haunting and wholly original feat of filmmaking—but it’s also supremely frustrating, because the thing is so complex that you probably won’t ever be able to see every possible permutation […]

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Please Let Snoop Dogg Adopt This Dog Named Snoop

On December 17, a soulless human dumped a sweet white Staffordshire bull terrier named Snoop on the side of the road in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Footage of this heinous affront to good dogs everywhere was captured on CCTV, released by the RSPCA around Christmas, and quickly went viral. The sad saga caught the attention of the […]

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Woman Finds Drunk Guy Sleeping in Her Dog’s Bed, Is Surprisingly Chill About It

It happens to the best of us: You’re out having a few drinks with friends, and then a few becomes a few too many, and suddenly you’re dragging your body out of bed at 11 AM with a debilitating hangover and reckoning with a string of shitfaced Amazon Prime purchases. But there are the sloppy […]

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Louis C.K. Hates Weed, on Top of Everything Else

Image by author. Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images In addition to disliking people of color, non binary individuals, young people, and survivors of gun violence, Louis C.K. does not condone marijuana consumption, apparently. In a New Year’s Eve standup set, Pete Davidson recalled a time when C.K. berated him for smoking weed and ratted […]

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Carrie Fisher’s Brother Is ‘Thrilled’ About Her Surprisingly Big Role in ‘Episode IX’

Carrie Fisher may have passed away after shooting her final scenes for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but her role in Episode VIII won’t be the last we’ll see of Princess Leia. J.J. Abrams has already promised that he’ll “honor Carrie’s legacy… by using unseen footage we shot together in Episode VII” for the next […]

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The Trailer for the ‘Black Mirror’ Film Is a ‘Mind-Mangling’ Nightmare

After a month of rumors, leaks, and vague details cribbed from Korean websites, Netflix has finally released the first official trailer for the upcoming Black Mirror movie, Bandersnatch—and the thing looks like a complete and utter mindfuck. The minute-and-a-half-long trailer and its accompanying plot synopsis confirm a lot of what we already knew about the […]

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That Girl Still Believes in Santa, Despite Trump’s Phone Call

It sounds like Trump didn’t ruin the magic of Santa Claus for that young girl who called into the Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve after all—because she didn’t understand what the word “marginal” meant, AP reports. On Monday evening, seven-year-old Collman Lloyd called into the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker to find […]

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Looks Like the ‘Black Mirror’ Film Will Be a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Story

On Friday, Netflix will release Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, the first full-length feature film based on the dystopian anthology series about how shitty life is now because of the internet. So far, details have been brutally scarce about the project, aside from a few set photos that show it’ll take place in the 1980s. Or they […]

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Damn, It Looks Like Part of That Glitter Bomb Video Was Fake

Hello and welcome to another thrilling installment of Everything Pure Is Secretly Tainted, everybody! Earlier this week, former NASA engineer Mark Rober posted a video on YouTube documenting how he used his gift for inventing weird shit to exact some sweet, sweet revenge on a few thieves who stole packages off his porch. It was […]

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Pope to Abuser Priests: Turn Yourself in and ‘Prepare for Divine Justice’

It’s Christmastime. The season of giving and overeating and awaiting the birth of the Lord. But if you’re Pope Francis, that has come to mean something rather different, too: getting up to a microphone once a year and, during these supposedly most joyous of times, ridiculing the leadership of the Holy See, and all its […]

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Here’s Every Possible Scrap of Information About the ‘Black Mirror’ Movie

It looks like Netflix is finally making an official Black Mirror movie—and it’ll be here before the year is out. On Monday, a vigilant Reddit snoop stumbled across a hidden Netflix page for a film called Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because the streaming service previously teased the title in a […]

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Watch Hellboy Get Smacked Around by Giants in a New Trailer

After a bit of drama around a leak Wednesday morning, Lionsgate released the first trailer for its new Hellboy film Wednesday afternoon. The third installment in the series is directed by Neil Marshall—who directed two episodes of Game of Thrones and one of Westworld—and stars David Harbour, a.k.a., the hot sheriff papa from Stranger Things, […]

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This Neighborhood Turned a Sad, Dying Weed into an Incredible Christmas Tree

Loneliness is an epidemic, and people are desperate for any small gesture that alleviates the feeling of isolation that overwhelms everyone from YouTubers to urbanites in their twenties. This holiday season, one neighborhood in Toledo, Ohio, staved off that crushing alienation by banding together to transform an abnormally large weed into an abnormally small Christmas […]

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