Ethan Tussey

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Social justice, shipping, and ideology: when fandom becomes a crusade, things get ugly

Fans merely rooting for their favorite characters to get together has somehow evolved into ideological warfare.<p>On June 13, one day into the aftermath of thePulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, the following exchange took place between <i>Sherlock</i> co-creator Mark Gatiss and a Johnlock shipper — that is, …

Ivan Reitman on Bill Murray, Internet Trolls, and Why He Fought for the Ghostbusters Reboot

It’s been 27 years since anyone strapped on a proton pack to save Manhattan from paranormal pests, and there’s almost no one who knows the struggle …

Comedy

Geeks Are Angry About Iron Man Becoming a Black Girl — But Not for the Reason You’d Think

When Marvel Comics announced that a 15-year-old black girl named Riri Williams would be taking over as Iron Man later this year, the company was …

Comics

Disney Stake in MLB Advanced Media

MLB Advanced Media

Snapchat's Comedy Future

The World Isn’t Getting Ruder — Your Ego Just Makes It Seem That Way

Man, kids these days. When they’re not forcing companies to hire expensive consultants to decode their mysterious ways or, I don’t know, expressing …

Psychology

Facebook and Snapchat: The New Television

The next few years will see a massive shift of ads and attention from TV to mobile. A handful of companies, led by Facebook, are poised to make a killing.<p>In a way, the story is as simple as two fractions.<p>U.S. consumers are spending <i>one-fourth</i> of their media time on mobile devices.<br>• Advertisers are …

A Roomba smeared dog poop all over this man's house. There's an economic lesson here.

A robot vacuum cleaner sounds like a great idea. I have a Roomba, one of the most popular models, and most of the time it works great. But sometimes there are unexpected problems.<p>In a recent Facebook post, an Arkansas man described just how bad these problems can be. His dog had an accident on the …

Marvel Launches Weekly Online Variety Show 'THWIP'

New online series will offer updates on Marvel movie, TV and comic book projects as well as interviews with special guests and variety …

How Marvel films like Captain America: Civil War became the world's biggest TV show

With all TV's strengths and weaknesses.<p>Viewed in complete isolation, the plot of <i>Captain America: Civil War</i> makes little to no sense.<p>The movie's three acts — which roughly boil down to "Cap learns of the Sokovia Accords and refuses to sign them," "Cap and Tony square off over Bucky," and "Tony …

Google Glass Failed So Now They Want to Put Cyborg Lenses Right in Your Eyeballs

If you think you wanted to punch someone in the face for recording you with $1,500 jackass glasses on, imagine having someone wink at you and take a …

Inside the Genius of Radiolab and Why It's So Addictive

“The simple act of telling a story,” says Jad Abumrad, “feels musical, deeply musical.” The founder and co-host of the nationally syndicated public …

Voters in Arizona had to wait in line for hours to cast ballots. Here’s why that matters.

On Tuesday evening, as polls closed in Arizona, reports began emerging that voters in the state’s most populous county, Maricopa County, were waiting in hours-long lines to cast ballots.<p>Aracely Calderon, a 56-year-old woman living in Phoenix, became the last person to cast a vote, at 12:12 am local …

7 Things You Need to Know About Nielsen’s New Tool | Broadcasting & Cable

Happy New Year? Depends on who you ask, but a newsy year is certainly on tap. The TV industry will mark 2016 by finally getting to try out Nielsen’s …

What Does Donald Trump's 'SNL' Appearance Mean for the FCC's "Equal Time" Rule?

NBC could be put in a tough spot from one of Trump's rivals.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> is doing business again with NBCUniversal after an announcement on Tuesday …

YouTube Gaming launches paid subscriptions and Android broadcasting

Viewers can pay $3.99 a month to support their favorite streamers.<p>YouTube is closing one of the biggest gaps between its YouTube Gaming service and …

Front-Facing Camera

NBCUniversal Launching Comedy-Only SVOD Service, Seeso

NBCUniversal is betting that viewers have a huge appetite for comedy, announcing plans Thursday morning for a subscription streaming service centered …

No More NYC Taxi TV

New York City

The Price Is Right

What advertising does to TV.<p>Ever since the finale of “Mad Men,” I’ve been meditating on its audacious last image. Don Draper, sitting cross-legged and purring “Ommmm,” is achieving inner peace at an Esalen-like retreat. He’s as handsome as ever, in khakis and a crisp white shirt. A bell rings, and …

Netflix Analysis

Netflix Relationship

TV App Economy

TV Challenges

TV Apps

Sarandos Interview

Connected TV Growth