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Only One Thing Can Save the Kevin Hart ‘Monopoly’ Movie

The last time we checked, no one was clamoring for a live-action Monopoly movie. Just like no one really begs to play Monopoly, the board game. Yet as Deadline reports, we are indeed getting such a film, starring none other than Kevin Hart. Hasbro, the toy company that owns Monopoly, has been angling to make […]

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100 Copies of John Oliver’s Gay Kids’ Book Got Sent to Karen Pence’s School

Photo of Karen Pence by Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post via Getty Images; screenshot of John Oliver via YouTube Karen Pence just took a job as an art teacher at a private school in Virginia with a strict, deeply fucked ban against LGBTQ students and faculty. The Second Lady had worked there for 12 years […]

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‘Egg Is Just an Egg,’ Says Man Who Photographed World’s Most Famous Egg

Hello and welcome to 2019, everyone, where the TSA blares Travis Scott, the White House is full of fast food buffets, and the single most popular image on Instagram is currently a rather nondescript stock photo of an egg—and even the guy who shot the picture has no idea why, Insider reports. According to Insider, […]

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Keanu Reeves Goes Fully off the Rails in the First Trailer for ‘John Wick 3’

The first two John Wick movies are some of the greatest action films of the decade. They are pure and simple and give you exactly what you want—if what you want is Keanu Reeves royally kicking ass and nothing more. But on Thursday, the trailer for the upcoming third John Wick movie came along and, […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Teaching Democrats How to Be Good at Twitter

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (right) with Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the left-wing freshman congresswoman from the Bronx, has been in DC less than a month, but she’s already one of the most talked-about legislators on Capitol Hill thanks to her outspokenness, her willingness to give voice to progressive policy ideas, and her almost […]

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Steve Carrell and an ‘Office’ Creator Are Turning Trump’s Space Force into a Show

We may never get the Michael Scott/Office reunion that the world desperately needs right now, but worry not, everybody. It looks like Steve Carell and The Office showrunner Greg Daniels are teaming up again for a new workplace comedy—only this time, it’s going to be, uh, set in space or something. On Wednesday, Netflix announced […]

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The Car Crash Caused by the Bird Box Challenge Reveals the Dark Side of Memes

Netflix tried to warn us. After videos started surfacing on social media of people doing the Bird Box challenge, where they navigate mundane or even dangerous situations while wearing a blindfold like Sandra Bullock’s character in the hit movie. Netflix tweeted earlier this month pleading with us all to cut it out before it gets […]

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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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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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