Don't Call Him Teddy

Don't Call Him Teddy

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a presidential biographer of some repute, as well as running sexual innuendo joke on the Colbert Report . She ca...
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What Ever Happened To "Give Peace A Chance?"

What Ever Happened To "Give Peace A Chance?"

For all the complaining I did when they removed Superman's underoos for Man of Steel , that was nothing compared to the fiasco that h...
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There's A Time Lord Coming

There's A Time Lord Coming

That is one of two (the other is after the jump) original posters released by the BBC to promote Mark Gatiss' docudrama An Adventure ...
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It's Been That Kind Of Day

It's Been That Kind Of Day

The kind of day that needs to end with 30 seconds of Calvin and Hobbes dancing to jazz music. And thanks to Adam Brown, who is wise enoug...
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Dammit Veronica, Just Pick One Already

Dammit Veronica, Just Pick One Already

Full admission, I tended to side with the Veronica/Logan shippers back when Veronica Mars was originally on. Her only other options were...
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SHIELD Adds One To The Team

Since ABC decided not to play a new episode of SHIELD this week, we must do with the news that Saffron Burrows can reportedly been cast...
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A Different Path. A Darker Path

A Different Path. A Darker Path

It has been a long time since I looked forward to an X-Men movie. And all credit to Bryan Singer, he's doing a very good job of get...
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Peabody Here, And This Is His Boy, Sherman

Peabody Here, And This Is His Boy, Sherman

Back when Mr. Peabody and Sherman was first announced, Robert Downey Jr. was set to voice the time travelling dog. Other things got in ...
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[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 5, "White Lies"

[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 5, "White Lies"

Courtesy of the BBC The big news this week in the world of Atlantis is the confirmation of a second series by the BBC. The decision w...
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Caution: Suspects May Be Weird

Caution: Suspects May Be Weird

It is entirely a coincidence that the day I review the new biography of Jim Henson , Disney releases the new poster for Muppets Most Wan...
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Marcia Wallace Has Died

Marcia Wallace Has Died

Marcia Wallace, known best to multiple generations as the voice of Edna Krabappel, has died at the age of 70 due to complications from b...
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[Review] - Jim Henson, By Brian Jay Jones

[Review] - Jim Henson, By Brian Jay Jones

There are very few people in history that I would consider a personal hero, whose life and works are both an inspiration and directly inf...
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A Moustache Is A Power Weapon, Wield It Wisely

A Moustache Is A Power Weapon, Wield It Wisely

We began the week with Nick Offerman, so it is only fitting that we end the week with Nick Offerman. And as with last year, Offerman a...
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This Is So Toy

This Is So Toy

Have you read Fray ? You really should. Written during season six and seven of Buffy , it was Joss Whedon's first foyer into comics,...
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[Analysis] - Do Marvel And Robert Downey Jr. Need Each Other?

[Analysis] - Do Marvel And Robert Downey Jr. Need Each Other?

Courtesy of Marvel After watching the first trailer for The Winter Soldier yesterday, it put a bug in my brain. Here is a movie being ...
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Winter Soldier Is The SHIELD Movie We Deserve

Winter Soldier Is The SHIELD Movie We Deserve

Marvel has settled into a perfect release schedule with their films, with a new one arriving every six months, and bringing with it a pre...
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Night Of The Riffing Dead

Night Of The Riffing Dead

She should really just relax. I can say, without pause, that the most fun I've had in a long time was when I saw the RiffTrax Stars...
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[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Epsiode 5, "Girl in the Flower Dress"

[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Epsiode 5, "Girl in the Flower Dress"

Courtesy of Marvel Television Productions. Did SHIELD just introduce mutants to the MCU ? Scorch, a name held by multiple characters in...
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Sherlock Series 3 Broadcast Date Announced In The US. Bully For Them

Sherlock Series 3 Broadcast Date Announced In The US. Bully For Them

The BBC has yet to announce an air date for the highly anticipated third series of Sherlock , but the Americans aren't just sitting ...
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WWII Will Take Longer To Finish

The Christmas movie season is always flush with film trying to win awards, making December one of the better months for cinephiles (whic...
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Allow The Great Communicator To Explain The Significance Of Our Insignificance

Allow The Great Communicator To Explain The Significance Of Our Insignificance

There are few better ways to start a day then with the dulcet tones of Carl Sagan. Reid Gower has put together a new edit of the famous ...
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I No Longer Like NBC

It helps that I wasn't particularly taken with them to begin with, but this really caps me in the slidesock. As everyone should be aw...
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In Soviet Russian, Meteors Come From Underground

In Soviet Russian, Meteors Come From Underground

I know, I'm sorry for the headline, but this is cool and I couldn't help myself. Russian divers have found the largest piece of t...
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[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 4, "Twist of Fate"

[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 4, "Twist of Fate"

Courtesy of the BBC Well, this was a bit of a dog. For the second week in a row, Atlantis skips the direct mythical adaptation, but the...
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The BBC Just Remembered Doctor Who Is Turning 50

The BBC Just Remembered Doctor Who Is Turning 50

So, here we have what is being called the first trailer for The Day of the Doctor , the 50th anniversary special. It isn't. Don't...
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Ottawa Doubles Down On Geek Obession

Ottawa Doubles Down On Geek Obession

From C Stuckless Can anyone, in the comments or somewhere, explain to me the difference between a "comic-con" and a "fan ...
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[Review] - Paddle Your Own Canoe, By Nick Offerman

[Review] - Paddle Your Own Canoe, By Nick Offerman

As Uproxx recently reminded us all, Nick Offerman was not the only one to audition for the role of Ron Swanson. Mike O’Malley, Thomas Le...
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Batman Makes Some Soild Points About How A Superman Team Up Would Be Stupid

Batman Makes Some Soild Points About How A Superman Team Up Would Be Stupid

Is it weird that until now it hadn't occurred to me that the plot of Batman/Superman: Dead By Dawn would be the government sending S...
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Here's Hoping This Will Be A Good Day

Here's Hoping This Will Be A Good Day

Courtesy of the BBC Despite a name , and a poster , and now some new promo images, the BBC has yet to release a trailer for The Day of ...
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[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 4, "Eye-Spy"

[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 4, "Eye-Spy"

Courtesy of Marvel Television Productions. I have nothing against Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon, but they have no experience as sho...
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At Medieval Land Fun-Time World, You Win Or You Get Half Off Your Next Admission

At Medieval Land Fun-Time World, You Win Or You Get Half Off Your Next Admission

I've said it before and I'll say it again , the folks over at Bad Lip Reading are geniuses. And while I thought it would be impo...
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The BBC Gets Strange... And Norrell

The BBC Gets Strange... And Norrell

This past March , when the BBC announced their summer line up, one item attracted a lot of attention in the right circles: an adaptation ...
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[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 3, "A Boy Of No Consequence"

[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 3, "A Boy Of No Consequence"

Courtesy of the BBC Third episode in, and the series takes a break from the myth plundering, for an episode more focused on characters a...
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My Favourite Batgirl Returns To DC Comics

Art by Dustin Nguyen Dustin Nguyen Dustin Nguyen I say that, but I've been burned before. After being unceremoniously wiped fr...
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Marvel Looks To Grow In The Future [Updated]

Marvel Looks To Grow In The Future [Updated]

I don't usually like to report casting assumptions, because they more often than not turn out to be either 1) false or b) irrelevant...
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[Review] - In A World...

[Review] - In A World...

Courtesy of Team G I suppose that it's both a symptom of the problems with the system, and a good sign of things to come, that the m...
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No Posts Today

To all Canadians, be you in Canada or in any other part of the world, as you sit down today to eat your turkey (or reasonable localised t...
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Fight Movie To Get A "Raze" Out Of You

Fight Movie To Get A "Raze" Out Of You

Apparently this has been around for a while, but I'm only learning about it now. Raze is directed by Josh C. Waller, written by Robe...
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Lana. Lana! LANA!

Lana. Lana! LANA!

Danger zone. Via Uproxx .
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[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 3, "The Asset"

[Review] - Agents Of SHIELD, Season 1 Episode 3, "The Asset"

Courtesy of Marvel Television Productions. May I remind people, before they get too jumpy about SHIELD not being the most amazing thing...
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Pixar Spinoff Cancelled

Pixar Spinoff Cancelled

Courtesy of Pixar A sensational headline, and I apologise for that. Three and a half years after opening, Pixar Canada has been shut by...
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Do Dogs Have Brains: An In-depth Examination

Do Dogs Have Brains: An In-depth Examination

Occasionally, on the internet, someone will do or say something so monumentally stupid that everyone else affords themselves a couple min...
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[Review] - Don Jon

[Review] - Don Jon

Courtesy of HitRecord Films Obviously, the hook here is porn. But, as Joseph Gordon-Levitt has made clear in interviews, his directorial...
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Crowd Funding Solves An Exotic Problem

Crowd Funding Solves An Exotic Problem

The Middleman is one of those unique pieces of cultural analysis, wrapped in a cosy cotton layer of satire that is seemingly inevitably ...
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Under His Tutelage, You Too Can Grow From A Husband Into A Father, And From A Father Into A Swanson

Under His Tutelage, You Too Can Grow From A Husband Into A Father, And From A Father Into A Swanson

How to properly parent *: Step 1: Sire progeny, preferably with the cooperation of your special lady friend. Step 2: Construct your i...
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[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 2, "A Girl By Any Other Name"

[Review] - Atlantis, Series 1 Episode 2, "A Girl By Any Other Name"

Courtesy of Urban Myth Films Second episode in, and the heroes of Atlantis have settled into a new role as heroes for hire. It also appe...
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I, Frankenstein Looks Like Something I, Can Miss

I, Frankenstein Looks Like Something I, Can Miss

There is a scene in the second series of Episodes where the TV executive complains that his network doesn't have a "vampire sho...
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Poop Technologies Take A Bold Step Forward

Poop Technologies Take A Bold Step Forward

Do you have a favourite medical procedure? Because I do. The technical name for the procedure is fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), ...
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