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The Force Awakens meets Calvin and Hobbes, hearts melt

Brian Kesinger is combining the biggest film of 2015 with arguably the greatest comic of all time. Over the past week, the Marvel and Disney artist has filled his Instagram account with a mash-up of <i>The Force Awakens</i> and <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>.<p>Kesinger has posted six comics that look strikingly similar to …

Why Did Marvel Pass On ‘Dr. Strange’ With Guillermo Del Toro And Neil Gaiman At The Helm?

Over the next few years, the blockbuster juggernaut known as Marvel Studios will be reaching deeper and deeper into its catalog of comic book heroes, giving us characters we never thought we’d see on the big screen a mere decade or so ago. Seriously, if you’re one of those people who thought an <i>Iron</i> …

The Newest ‘Batman V Superman’ Footage Will Premiere During Next Week’s ‘Gotham’ Episode

In keeping with the current trend of using TV programs to promote upcoming blockbuster movies, a fresh look at <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> will appear on the fall finale episode of <i>Gotham</i>, according to FOX.<p>The latest (and possibly greatest) superhero extravaganza, which is set to hit theaters …

Ben Affleck And Henry Cavill Get Real About The Source Of Their Conflict In ‘Batman V Superman’

While <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> may have garnered all the movie news this week as they sent Fandango, AMC, and all online ticketing websites into paralysis from the onslaught of fans seeking presale tickets, new plot points have emerged from the upcoming <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> film, …

Two female superheroes on TV at the same time is practically revolutionary

Superheroes are so dominant in culture that we just made a whole timeline to keep track of the next three to five years of movie premieres. But if there's one thing the market has yet to be saturated with — much less oversaturated — it's women with superpowers.<p>Except this fall, where we're getting …

Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Spices You Really Need in Your Pantry

We asked the Bon Appétit test kitchen cooks to name their top 5 favorite spices. Here's what they said.<p>It's way too easy to go down the rabbit hole when stocking your spice rack—especially if you like to try new recipes and explore different cuisines. From Aleppo pepper to za'atar, there are so …

Recipes

The Animated Batman: Bad Blood Trailer Is Intense And Mysterious

The recent shenanigans over at New York Comic Con offered up plenty of new information for a whole hoard of DC projects. Sure, nothing regarding …

Once and for All, Marijuana Is Not a Gateway Drug

According to many studies, weed seems more like a filter that keeps people away from stronger drugs than a stepping stone into life-destroying addiction.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE US</i><p>As the 2016 election approaches, marijuana legalization is in the air once again, with ballot …

Portland May Turn Its Downtown into a 'Green Light District' for Weed

The City Council is voting to decide if Portland's downtown will erupt into a cornucopia of pot-related boutiques.<p>The state of Oregon legalized marijuana last July, and the sale of recreational weed in medical dispensaries has been allowed since October 1, but the state won't begin churning out …

Marvel comic movies they'll never be able to make

Marvel comic movies they'll never be allowed to make<p>No longer content just to take characters and backstories from Marvel's back catalog, the Marvel …

Comic Books

Should I invest my retirement savings in a marijuana business?

<i>I'm 63 years old and thinking of investing $100,000 of my $500,000 retirement account in a start-up business that will grow, process and sell marijuana. Do you think this is a good idea?--N.B., Maryland</i><p>I know that many investors see the potential to harvest high returns, so to speak, as more states …

Hillary Clinton’s declining image numbers inch upward

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>This is the story of Hillary Clinton's favorability that's usually told: a steep and accelerating drop over time.<p>New polling data from The Washington Post and ABC News, though, paints a …

Hillary Clinton

Star Wars Battlefront: what the biggest beta test in EA's history told us

Photograph: Electronic Arts<p>Getting into the gun turrets and using them to target AT-ATs when they’re vulnerable is a key strategy for the …

For many Democrats, debut debate renews sense of optimism

By Jenna Johnson<p>Jenna Johnson<p>National political correspondent covering campaigns and voters<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For many Democrats, Tuesday night’s debate provided a renewed sense of optimism and confidence in their field’s leaders. For Republicans, it was yet another opportunity to cast that field as …

Government

DC Comics' Handling Of Superman Just Got More Convoluted

Look, up in the sky! A Superman who’s still married! A Lois Lane who didn’t expose Clark Kent’s secret identity to the world! Not a hoax! Not an …

Fifteen Retro Cartoons That Very Few People Remember

People tend to remember cartoons they enjoyed watching as a kid, even the ones they saw only a time or two, so if nobody remembers a certain cartoon …

Gotham Writer Teases the Future of the Joker

<b>advertising</b><p>by Matthew MacNabb<p>– on<p>in TV News<p><b>[SPOILERS for those not caught up on Gotham season 2 ahead.]</b><p>-<p>The <i>Batman</i> prequel series <b>Gotham</b> has taken its …

LOST AND FOUND: Is This Your Pot?

These police are offering a shoulder to cry on.<p>If so, then TOO BAD, says the Danbury Police Department to the owner of this batch of marijuana crops.<p>But if you're really upset, they'll at least give you a shoulder to cry on.<p>A New Hampshire officer found the pot plants growing in the locality and …

Listen to Luke: Mark Hamill says he never missed that 'Star Wars' line

Even with the six <i>Star Wars</i> movies we have now (and all those new ones on the way), fans of the the galaxy far, far away still like to debate the film that started it all (Han shot first, kthanksbye). But Mark Hamill may have put an end to one of these debates.<p>The actor, who will be reprising his …

The Quest For Greener Weed

Indoor pot farms aren’t necessarily better; the typical indoor operation uses more energy per square foot than a data center. A 2012 study of …

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Batman & Robin

Marijuana Grower Sued For Using Pesticides

It didn’t take long before marijuana companies would be treated like any other company, and that means getting sued. On October 5, a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of lead plaintiffs Brandan Flores and Brandie Larrabee against LivWell, a Colorado marijuana grower and owner of …

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Will Reportedly Be Marvel’s ‘Darkest’ Movie And Introduce A Superheroine

Amid all the drama surrounding Marvel Studios, the day-to-day work of making superhero movies continues. And <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> is finally coming together, and sounding like it’s a lot of fun. Well, despite that whole “end of the world” thing.<p>As we’ve noted before, it looks like the Hulk is a major …

California's Medical Marijuana Mistake

Let's face it, there have been lots of mistakes in the medical marijuana industry over the past 20 years. And I mean <i>lots</i> of mistakes, beginning way back in 1996 when California passed Proposition 215.<p>That was the first attempt of a state to legalize medical marijuana, and the result has been pretty …

Marijuana: Will Legalization Create an Economic Boom?

When Oregon begins the first legal sales of recreational marijuana on Oct. 1, I'll be thinking about my Dad. He's a major reason I became a state lawmaker and have been helping implement Oregon's new marijuana law.<p>During the 1980s recession, Dad stopped taking a salary at the family rock crushing …