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George Lucas Walks Back His ‘Star Wars’ Slam As Film Overtakes Another Record

George Lucas wasn’t involved in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, as he sold the franchise to Disney for $4 billion in 2012. He also didn’t seem to be the most chipper little trooper about how the movie turned out in this interview with Charlie Rose, in which he said he sold Star Wars to “white slavers” …

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These Were Your Favorite Videos Of 2015, And A Lot Of Them Are NSFW

Finish up your work week by browsing the 16 most popular videos on Deadspin in 2015. As in years past, videos that are Not Safe For Work dominate the …

All 6 seasons of 'Lost' explained in 3 minutes

If you missed <i>Lost</i> while it was airing, you've probably experienced some of the greatest FOMO in recorded history.<p><i>Lost</i> is 87 hours of premium, …

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Mad Men Spinoffs Were Considered

During the final stretch of <i>Breaking Bad</i>, AMC announced plans to stay in Albuquerque with <i>Better Call Saul</i>. And though <i>The Walking Dead</i> is still going …

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The ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Writers Explain Why They Made Thanos The Main Character<p>'Westworld' Season Two Begins With A Bloody 'Journey Into …

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 15 Recap: Waiting Out the End in 'Granite State'

If last week’s “Ozymandias” snapped and cracked like a hangman’s noose, Sunday’s “Granite State” was the long, slow walk to hell. Not any …

Dexter: “Remember The Monsters?”

“There will be people who hate it, but we can’t try to anticipate that or put it through the lens of any other show’s finale, because that was …

Dexter

<i>Since 2007, TV Club has dissected television episode by episode. Beginning this September,</i> The A.V. Club <i>will also step back to take a wider view in</i> …

‘Dexter’ Season 8 Easter Egg: Cool Callback Or Recycled Bullsh*t?

If you’ve been watching the final season of <i>Dexter</i>, first of all: I’m sorry. I’m right there with you, brother. It’s been a lousy season, but we’re hanging on out of a misguided sense of loyalty (not that the writers deserve it) and because we want completion, as pathetic as that may be right now. …

Batman Fan Film Continues Story of 'The Dark Knight Rises' – /Film

Though it was released over a year ago, there’s still some debate as to the ending of <b>Christopher Nolan</b>‘s <b>The Dark Knight Rises</b>. Is Bruce Wayne alive, …

This ‘Dexter’ Season 8 Re-Write Is So Much Better Than The Actual ‘Dexter’ Season 8

If YouTube had a greatest hits album, “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Review” would have to be on it, sandwiched in-between “The REAL Energizer Bunny” and “Lawrence Welk Meets Velvet Underground.” In case you haven’t seen the RedLetterMedia production, all you need to know is that it involves “Harry …

On Visiting The ‘Breaking Bad’ Set The Day ‘Ozymandias’ Was Filmed

The photo you see above was taken the day *<i>BREAKING BAD</i> SPOILER ALERT, but c’mon* the scene Skyler White slashed Walt on the hand with a knife to protect herself and her kids from the monster they used to call “husband” and “dad” was filmed, and Bryan Cranston couldn’t have been happier. It was …

Dexter: “Monkey In A Box”

Considering how rapidly the final season of <i>Dexter</i> cratered, one could be forgiven for expecting the worst with each new episode. But for some reason, …

‘Breaking Belding’: The ‘Breaking Bad’/’Saved By The Bell’ Mashup You Knew Was Coming

Here’s a series of videos produced by Nerdist and EffinFunny called “Breaking Belding,” which imagine the <i>Breaking Bad</i> universe if it were filled with characters from <i>Saved by the Bell.</i> The details:<p>A terminally balding Mr. Belding and Zack Morris have taken to RV caffeine pill cooking in order to pay …

How MLS Made Sure Clint Dempsey Landed In Seattle

<i>SI</i>'s Grant Wahl has the tick-tock on how Clint Dempsey ended up a Seattle Sounder, in a deal that caught everyone by surprise. It's a great read for …

Michael Beasley Arrested On Suspicion Of Marijuana Possession

It's Tuesday, which means we were about due for another Michael Beasley arrest.<p>Here's the release from the Scottsdale (Ariz.) police:<p>On 08/06/13 at …

Report: NHL To Take Over The Devils

It was just Monday that the NHL finally sold the Coyotes after four years of trying. Now it seems the league is getting back into the ownership …

Why Your Team Sucks 2013: Pittsburgh Steelers

<i>Some people are fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers. This 2013 Deadspin NFL team</i> …

How We’d Fix It: The NHL

Sorry we're not sorry, Gary<p>Grantland has proposed fixes for topics as diverse as the MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby and <i>Jersey Shore</i>. This …

And Then We Came to the End

Breaking Bad faces the great wind-down<p>While it’s certainly true to say that every story has an ending, saying it is only part of the story. There are …

The All-22 All-Star Team: Casey Hayward and the Value of a Nickel

<i>The All-22 All-Star Team is an attempt to provide some insight on the NFL’s 22 most underappreciated players. Some will be All-Pros who haven’t fully</i> …

Red, White, & Blue Steel

Reliving the most incredible photo shoot in U.S. soccer history<p>It started with the best intentions. Of course it did. No one deliberately sets out to …

Bad Decisions

Why AMC's Breaking Bad beats Mad Men, The Sopranos, and The Wire.<p>Though some may disagree (and I’m sure some will, because some always do), there …

Mastering Modern Payments

Writing a Stripe integration is intimidating. There are lots of moving pieces and no one place to see a complete implementation. Endless questions …

McGriddles

<b>Pancake Buns</b> <b><br>Ingredients:</b><br>2 organic cage-free eggs<br>3/4 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk<br>2 tablespoons canned coconut milk, full fat (refrigerated …

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Netflix Willing to Make More 'Arrested Development' Episodes – /Film

The fourth season of <b>Arrested Development</b> was never meant to be the end. From its earliest conception, creator <b>Mitchell Hurwitz</b> said the fourth season …

The 4th Season of 'Arrested Development' Delivers With Comedy and Narrative Complexity – /Film

<b>Arrested Development</b> has never done things by the book. From its very first episode on November 2, 2003, creator <b>Mitchell Hurwitz</b> and his cast made it …

Arrested Development: The Complete Fourth Season

<i>(This is a review of the entirety of season four of</i> Arrested Development. <i>If you’d rather discuss individual episodes in detail—and we know you</i> …