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Why Marvel Is Crushing DC in the Comic Book Movie War

To borrow a line from the jaded antihero of a recent $250 million-plus blockbuster, superhero movies are like weeds. Pull one up—or let it die a …

Comics

Comedy Bang! Bang! It's silly, it spoofy – it's the very definition of a hidden gem

This faux sketch show has talking books, phone-ins about murdering baby animals, celebrity guests like Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd – and it’s so absurd it barely holds together as a concept. I sorely need you to start watching<p>British Netflix is notoriously threadbare compared with its American …

The Presidential Race is a Huge Deal for Pot Businesses in Colorado | VICE News

There was one name that kept popping up in dispensaries, cafes, cannabis-related start-ups, and even what is known as a "grow" — an indoor marijuana plantation — in Denver, Colorado on the day before Super Tuesday: Bernie Sanders.<p>Although marijuana remains legal here, conflicts between local and …

9. Ghostbusters (1984)

There are of course any number of grounds on which director Ivan Reitman's supernatural comedy classic would almost certainly be slapped with nothing …

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

'Daredevil' Season 2 Casts Jon Bernthal as The Punisher

Marvel’s <i>Daredevil</i> on Netflix has sparked plenty of rumors and speculation that The Punisher might make his MCU debut, but never had we thought Season …

Comics

Masters of the Universe: Marvel’s Unprecedented Storytelling Gamble

PrologueIt’s all there in the name. The Marvel Cinematic Universe. It’s pompous and overwrought. It’s more than just a fictional <i>place</i>, a setting, or …

Putin’s Action Hero: How Steven Seagal Became the Kremlin’s Unlikeliest Envoy

Vladimir Putin knew his relationship with the United States was nearing breaking point when he met Barack Obama in Lough Erne, a picturesque lakeside golf resort in Northern Ireland, on the sidelines of the G-8 summit in June 2013.<p>The Russian and U.S. presidents had never gotten along. Putin spent …

Russia

5 Conspiracy Theories Surrounding the Denver Airport

On February 28, 1995, the Denver International Airport opened its doors and its runways to the general public after falling over a year behind …

5 Fears I Had When Facing My First Casual Hookup (And How I Got Over Them)

By Anj Giver,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/ZQ4CNH<p>It was a little over three months after I found out my boyfriend was cheating on me and broke up …

What Will Be The Undoing Of The Superhero Movie?

So let's see. According to this Indiewire article, there are 23 comic book movies due out over the next four years. (Well, technically 22, now that</i> …

The Ultimate Guide to this Fall's Science Fiction and Fantasy TV!

This is truly the fall of comic book TV heaven. <i>Gotham, The Flash, Constantine</i> and <i>Arrow</i> dominate the Fall TV line-up, nut there's still plenty of room …

What Went Wrong With The Giver Movie?

<i>The Giver</i> by Lois Lowry isn't just a ground-breaking YA novel. It's a powerful fable about the relationship between an old man and a child, who …

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The First Image Of The Paddington Bear Movie Has Inspired A Delightful Horror Meme

Great news, nostalgia freaks, Paddington Bear is coming to the big screen in his very own live action adventure for Christmas 2014. I’m sure a lot of people have read that news and thought, “What the f*ck, Michael Bay?” but this beloved children’s book character seems to be getting the treatment …

18 People Who Grew Up In The “Third World” Explain What Shocked Them When They Moved To The “First World”

By hoK leahciM,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/UIhKSD<p><i>Found on r/AskReddit.</i><p>1. Cuba to USA<p>The size of everything, I was picked up from the airport in …

Artist Inserts Cartoons Into Real-World Situations By Doodling Them On Transparency Sheets

Stroyboard artist and self-described “scribbler” Marty Cooper has come up with a fun and clever way to augment and play with his surroundings. By …

Light Transforms Sydney’s Buildings Into Stunning Works Of Art For ‘Vivid Sydney’ Festival

Once a year, Sydney gets decked out in beautiful lights and light-art installations as a part of the Vivid Sydney event.<p>There’s a lot going on at the …

Six Strategies That Have Quickly Improved My Writing

In the past six months that I've been a content crafter at Buffer, I've been writing a lot. I've also been trying to write regularly on my own blog …

Proposed tweak would let Colorado bars stay open until 4:30 a.m., not 7

×<p>Proposed tweak would let Colorado bars stay open until 4:30 a.m., not 7<p>DENVER — The idea of allowing Colorado’s bars to remain open and serving …

Why Saving Money Is So Hard, and How to Trick Yourself to Save More

It's not just lack of self-control that keeps many of us from saving as much as we should. Harvard economics professor Sendhil Mullainathan tells CNN …

26 Signs You Haven’t Outgrown Your Inner Child

By Virginia Castiglione,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/IOnYKj<p>1. Your Netflix queue features at least one animated series, which you might justify …

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Screenwriting 101, A Book About Storytelling in Film by Film Crit Hulk

<i>Screenwriting 101</i> is a new e-book by Film Crit Hulk about storytelling through the medium of film. You can read the introduction written by Edgar …

Action and horror movie characters get cutesy manga makeovers

Alien, Predator, Pinhead, and more become quite adorable in Matsuda Yuusuke hands, becoming petit, cartoony versions of their more fearsome …