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John Wick enters the Matrix in this kick-ass retro trailer John Wick enters the Matrix in this kick-ass retro trailer

If John Wick: Chapter 3 proved anything, it’s that they should never stop making John Wick movies because they only get better and crazier with each new installment. With that exponential trajectory in mind, YouTuber Journey’s End cut a together a potential trailer for John Wick: Chapter 6, which finds our lead…

#Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance #Resistance grifters Ed and Brian Krassenstein booted from Twitter, and good riddance

If you’ve been on Twitter in the last 24 hours, you may have noticed that things are a bit less resistance-y over there. That’s due in large part to Twitter’s recent decision to permanently ban brothers Ed and Brian Krassenstein, who, since the election of Donald Trump, have built a cottage industry out of relentless,…

Read a harrowing excerpt from Jim DeRogatis’ Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly Read a harrowing excerpt from Jim DeRogatis’ Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly

Back in February, after numerous victims came forward to be a part of the illuminating six-part Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, the singer and producer was formally charged with ten counts of aggravated sexual abuse. As the public awaits the start of Kelly’s official criminal trial, more details about…

Revisit Twin Peaks with this eerie charcoal map drawn by David Lynch Revisit Twin Peaks with this eerie charcoal map drawn by David Lynch

Two years ago, David Lynch did the impossible with Twin Peaks: The Return. He revived a 25-year-old TV show for a third season and managed to produce something even more critically acclaimed than the first go-around. One of the many things that made this task so difficult was the fact that any returning cast members…

Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke somehow made an apolitical punk playlist

Ever since he attempted to snatch Ted Cruz’s Senate seat from the jaws of the GOP, much has been made of Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock bonafides. Profilers from Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone never tire of reminding us that he’s the Gen-X candidate who used to be in a band, i.e. not your grandpa’s politician. A new piece…

Maisie Williams and Lena Headey both wished for an Arya-Cersei standoff Maisie Williams and Lena Headey both wished for an Arya-Cersei standoff

[This post contains spoilers for the final season of Game Of Thrones.]

How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success How James Holzhauer's gambler instincts factor into his Jeopardy! success

Current Jeopardy! champion James Holzhauer is breaking the game and it is so much fun to watch. Over the last month-and-a-half he’s shattered the record for most money won in a single game and is on track to beat Ken Jennings’ long-held records for most consecutive games won and most money won overall. Since he first…

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote

When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spoken for. What could de Blasio possibly bring to the table? Well, in a…

Sorry, but The Hobbit's Smaug is still the best dragon Sorry, but The Hobbit's Smaug is still the best dragon

The time has come for a dragon showdown. Now that they’ve seen everything Drogon has to offer within Game Of Thrones, the fantasy nerds over at Screen Junkies have enough hard data to do a super scientific comparison of the greatest dragons in recent pop culture. Their latest video pits Drogon against the likes of…

Somebody made an exhaustive chronicle of Tim Heidecker's On Cinema expanded universe Somebody made an exhaustive chronicle of Tim Heidecker's On Cinema expanded universe

Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington’s Adult Swim show On Cinema At The Cinema began with a simple premise: The two comedians would review the latest Hollywood releases with tongue-in-cheek seriousness and make hay out of their slightly antagonistic relationship. Since then, the series has become the foundation for a…

David Letterman says we need to "stop yakking about what a goon" Trump is and vote David Letterman says we need to "stop yakking about what a goon" Trump is and vote

David Letterman may be a few years removed from the world of traditional late-night talk shows, but that doesn’t mean he can’t still throw in his two cents about the current state of our crumbling democracy. In an upcoming interview with Today, Letterman, in full guy-just-whittling-by-the-crick cosplay, discusses the…

Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” Elton John joins Rocketman’s Taron Egerton for new song “(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again”

One of the benefits of doing a biopic for a musician that is still alive is that, when it comes time to record the soundtrack, you know you can probably cajole that artist into a sweet guest spot. That’s exactly what happened with the forthcoming soundtrack to Elton John biopic Rocketman, which, as reported by …

Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess Game Of Thrones’ final season as written by fans would also be a mess

Yesterday, we wrote about the fact that a contingent of Game Of Thrones fans angry with the way season eight has turned out have started a petition urging HBO to remake the final season with new writers. That petition has since gained over 400,000 signatures, but we still contend it’s very stupid. The writers over at …

Pete Buttigieg takes a page from Obama by slow jamming the news Pete Buttigieg takes a page from Obama by slow jamming the news

With the Democratic field as crowded as it is, each 2020 hopeful is doing their damnedest to distinguish themselves however they can. On last night’s episode of The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, South Bend Mayor Pete “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg attempted to make the case to voters that he’s more than just a guy with a…

Huh, turns out destroying stress balls is just as satisfying as squeezing them Huh, turns out destroying stress balls is just as satisfying as squeezing them

We live in stressful times. Whether it’s because of the toxic political discourse, the impending threat of environmental disasters, or the rapidly declining quality of our favorite fantasy show, we could all use a big, relaxing squeeze of a gigantic stress ball. However, as we recently discovered in a new video from…

Read this: Weezer’s “Buddy Holly” was almost “Ginger Rogers” and other Blue Album fun facts Read this: Weezer’s “Buddy Holly” was almost “Ginger Rogers” and other Blue Album fun facts

Twenty-five years ago today, Weezer released its debut album, a 10-song self-titled release that would come to be known as The Blue Album and would be exalted by some fans as the best record the band would ever release. In honor of this quarter-century anniversary, Rolling Stone put together a list of 10 facts about…

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