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Here’s How Charles Manson Will Actually Fit into ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Ever since news of Quentin Tarantino’s next movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood broke, we’ve known two things: It would have a brain-bleedingly stacked cast and something to do with Charles Manson. Slowly, the details rolled out—Margot Robbie signed on to play actress and Manson victim Sharon Tate, Dakota Fanning came on board to […]

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A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling ‘Police’ to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

Police in Brazil took an alleged drug dealer’s pet parrot into custody this week after the bird spotted cops preparing to raid his house and screamed at his owners to watch out, the Guardian reports. The loyal bird reportedly cawed “Mama, police!” in Portuguese as cops were preparing to raid the home of two suspected […]

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Rami Malek Is the Perfect Villain for the New Bond Movie

Bond image via IMDb. Malek photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage It’s been four years since James Bond chased some dude around Mexico City and got a weirdly depressing origin story in Spectre, and now it looks like the guy is coming back to fight a maniacal version of Rami Malek, apparently. Rumors about the 25th […]

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Oh God, It Looks Like NBC Might Pull ‘The Office’ off Netflix

The Office went off the air in 2013, and those last few years were deeply, excruciatingly shitty, but the show has somehow found an almost mythic second life on Netflix. People still fall asleep to the sweet sounds of Dunder-Mifflin every night, pen think pieces about the success of the Michael Scott Paper Company, and […]

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Someone Illegally Drove a Real-Life Mario Kart over Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge

This article originally appeared on VICE ASIA. There’s this thing you can do in Tokyo where you basically rent a go-kart, don a Mario onesie, and drive around the streets of the city on a cosplay-style sightseeing tour. For tourists, the activity is peddled as a “Once in a lifetime experience;” but for local authorities, […]

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Watch Nic Cage Scream ‘Purple Rain’ at Karaoke After Annulling His Marriage

Nic Cage has had an exceptionally weird month, and that’s saying a lot for a guy who was stalked by a mime and once woke up to a naked stranger eating a Fudgesicle on his bed. Back in March, Cage got hitched to makeup artist Erika Koike for a whirlwind four-day marriage that he immediately […]

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Screw Sundance, ‘KeanuCon’ Is the Only Film Festival That Matters

Keanu Reeves is more than just a mere actor. He is a meme, a myth, a legend—a one-time bass player and spaghetti sauce aficionado, a bastion of human excellence who exudes an effortless, zen-like cool that the rest of us uptight plebes can barely fathom. But for some reason, his decades-long career never received the […]

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Why the ‘Selfie of the Year’ Might Do Wonders for Endangered Gorillas

This article originally appeared on VICE India. We’ve all had enough of our social media being flooded with heavily filtered faces and hashtags that say #WokeUpLikeThis; However, the newest selfie doing the rounds is really as wild as it gets. Over the weekend, a selfie involving two gorillas with on-point poses posted by their caretaker […]

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The Wild, Terrifying Story of an Influencer’s Plot to Steal a URL at Gunpoint

A 26-year-old social media influencer is facing up to 20 years in prison after masterminding a truly batshit robbery plot, complete with hired guns, tasers, and baffling disguises—all to steal the perfect domain name, according to the US Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Iowa. When he was a student at Iowa State back […]

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You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild ‘GoT’ Theories

If you’ve spent the past few weeks mercilessly annoying your friends with a batshit Game of Thrones theory about how Ned Stark is the Night King or that the Mountain will eventually rule Westeros, well, you’re in luck! Bookies in Vegas are currently taking bets on the final season of Game of Thrones, according to […]

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The Best Memes from ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8, Episode 2

While the second episode of Game of Thrones season eight is technically titled “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” I hope we all remember this installment the way it should be remembered: Game of Thrones 69. In releasing episode 69 on the weekend of 4/20, with a nearly 69 minute runtime, showrunners clearly set us […]

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This ‘GoT’/’Sesame Street’ Crossover Would Be Way Better if Elmo Killed a Guy

Sesame Street packed up Hooper’s Store and rolled Oscar’s can over to HBO way back in 2015, but for some reason, it’s taken until now for the world to get some sweet, sweet Game of Thrones and Sesame Street crossover action. On Thursday, Elmo made his way over to King’s Landing, where he decided to […]

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The Amount of Poop on San Francisco’s Streets Has Hit an All-Time High

Toilet image by Erik Wilson/Getty. Map screenshot via Open the Books. For the past decade, San Francisco’s streets and sidewalks have been increasingly plagued by piles of human shit—and the poop problem is just getting worse. The city officially put together a so-called “poop patrol” task force back in 2018 to deal with the problem, […]

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Israeli Scientists Just Created the World’s First 3D-Printed Heart

The world’s first 3-D printed heart being demonstrated at the Tel Aviv University in Israel. Photo: Amir Cohen/Reuters  This article originally appeared on VICE India. In a development that has got hearts racing, the world just got its first 3D-printed heart, created using human biological cells. A research team at the Tel Aviv University (TAU) […]

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Watch Tucker Carlson’s Unhinged Rant About Eating Buttigieg Like a ‘Hearty Stew’

Tucker Carlson is a man who, by all accounts, says some truly, deeply unhinged shit. There was the horny panda bit, the time he proudly told a guest to go fuck himself, and his recent tirade about how our nation’s youths will soon think “9/11 was committed by white supremacists.” Now, the Fox News anchor […]

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Call Pepe Silvia: Mac from ‘Always Sunny’ Was in ‘Game of Thrones’ Somehow

McElhenney photo by Gabriel Olsen/WireImage. Game of Thrones image courtesy of HBO. Sunday night’s premiere of Game of Thrones was a fantastic reset for the series after a lame-ass last season. But amid all the reunions and dragon-riding and blood relatives banging, there was one major development that threatened to rock the entire franchise to […]

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This Man Was Caught on Video Lighting Cars on Fire in Edmonton, Canada

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. A man who set more than a dozen cars on fire in Edmonton, Canada, this weekend was stopped by a man in a Hawaiian shirt and a man brandishing a big ol’ piece of wood as a weapon. Around 8:30 PM Friday night, a dude dressed in black […]

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The ‘GoT’ Designers Just Broke Down Every Detail in the New Title Sequence

Game of Thrones is back, and what a goddamn way to kick off the final season. Sunday night’s episode has already been dubbed the best season premiere since the pilot, packing in a herculean amount of reunions and revelations into its comparatively short runtime: Jon and Arya back together again! Jon riding a goddamn dragon! […]

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Ray J’s Dog ‘Boogotti’ Got Kidnapped, and We Will Not Rest Until He Is Returned

Ray J image via Brad Barket/BET/Getty Images for BET; photo of Boogotti via Ray J’s Instagram Ray J is a man of many talents. He’s a singer, an e-scooter mogul, and a viral marketing guru, among other things—but amid all that, the guy still has time to be a dedicated, loving pet owner. Ray J […]

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