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This has been the president of the United States over the last two weeks

WASHINGTON — Here’s a thought experiment: What if the leader of a foreign country had taken these actions or made the following statements:<p>And that’s all in just the last two weeks.<p>Forget ideology or party — what would you think of that foreign leader? What about his government? Is it promoting …

Donald Trump

Toxic Fandom Is Killing 'Star Wars'

Racist harassment of 'Last Jedi' star Kelly Marie Tran and the 'Solo' backlash: Lucasfilm’s problem isn’t the movies, it’s trolls who want only the …

Star Wars

37 Years Ago 'Star Wars' Became 'A New Hope' and Everyone Was Confused

In the beginning, there was just “Star Wars.” But then, fans of the most popular science fiction movie of all time were thrown a hyperspace …

Star Wars

Star Wars Fans Fundamentally Misunderstand Star Wars

The franchise was founded on progressive values, but recent controversy surrounding Kelly Marie Tran proves vocal fans think otherwise<p>S<i>tar Wars</i>, a forward-thinking franchise that’s iconic for its diverse, colourful vision of the galaxy, has always been orbited by an Asteroid Field of obsessive fans …

Star Wars

'Didn't You Guys Burn Down the White House?' President Trump Fumbles in Phone Call With Justin Trudeau

President Trump seems to have fumbled on historical accuracy during a fraught phone call about trade with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau late …

Donald Trump

Actually, Solo is good

<i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, the latest Star Wars feature film and Disney's fourth, offers something new even as it stays connected to the old. I have a …

Star Wars

The 45 most astonishing lines from Donald Trump's Nashville speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump traveled to Tennessee on Tuesday night to boost the Senate candidacy of Rep. Marsha Blackburn, delivering a speech packed with the over-the-top rhetoric, distortions and just plain oddities that have come to be his trademark.<p>I went through the speech and picked out …

Donald Trump

24 Anime You Absolutely Need To Watch Before You Die

Classics and new stuff included.

Anime

After Racist Tweet, Roseanne Barr’s Show Is Canceled by ABC

Two months ago, Roseanne Barr was a star again.<p>Her sitcom “Roseanne” returned in March after a two-decade absence to enormous ratings on ABC. Network executives were celebrating their strategy of appealing to wider swaths of the country after Donald J. Trump’s surprising election win and the …

Valerie Jarrett

Giuliani Admits ‘Spygate’ Is PR in Anticipation of Impeachment

Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani confirmed on Sunday that the president and his allies’ attempts to discredit the Mueller investigation — including the …

Donald Trump

A beginner’s guide to playing Dungeons and Dragons

Roll for initiative<p>Whether you watched the <i>Stranger Things</i> kids fight a demogorgon, listened to Taako, Merle and Magnus hunt down relics on <i>The Adventure Zone</i>, or watched <i>and</i> listened to “a bunch of nerdy-ass voice actors sit around and play <i>Dungeons and Dragons</i>” on <i>Critical Role</i>, chances are you’ve …

Board Games

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

White woman who called the cops on Black people barbecuing is now a meme

A white woman who called the cops on an Oakland cookout is now a viral meme that calls attention to the everyday racism Black people face in America. …

‘BlacKkKlansman’ Gets Standing Ovation at Cannes for Spike Lee – Variety

Director Spike Lee received a six-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival after the Monday night premiere of his new drama …

Red Carpet

Jon Favreau's Live-Action Star Wars Show Will Be Set in a Very Intriguing Period After Return of the Jedi

When Lucasfilm announced Jon Favreau would be helming a new live-action <i>Star Wars</i> series for Disney’s upcoming streaming service, that was... well, …

First Solo: A Star Wars Story reactions deem Alden Ehrenreich 'the real deal'

<i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> experienced some intense changes over the course of production, but it came out on the other end intact, according to the …

The Massive World Of Steins;Gate, Explained

If you are into visual novels at all, you've probably already played Steins;Gate (and if you haven't, you should). But Steins;Gate is only one in a …

Sessions vows to prosecute all illegal border crossers and separate children from their parents

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Monday that the Justice Department will begin prosecuting every person who illegally crosses into the United States along the Southwest border,a hard-line policy shift focusing in particular on migrants traveling with children.<p>In separate speeches — one in …

Immigration

How to Introduce Your Kid to Studio Ghibli

Studio Ghibli films have been a touchstone in my life for years. They’re artistic masterpieces, featuring a stunning attention to detail. The films …

Studio Ghibli theme park to open by 2022

<i></i>The fantasy world of Oscar-winning animator Hayao Miyazaki will come to life as a theme park, set to open in central Japan in 2022, the regional …

Funimation Has Some Great Box Sets Planned For The 20th Anniversary Of 'Cowboy Bebop'

As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the classic anime <i>Cowboy Bebop</i>, Funimation has plans to celebrate this event in style, with a variety of new box sets.<p>There are very few anime as brilliantly wrought as <i>Cowboy Bebop</i> and the fact that the anime is getting re-released in such a comprehensive …

North and South Korea vow to end the Korean War in historic accord

<b>Ilsan, South Korea (CNN) —</b> The leaders of North and South Korea have committed themselves to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and pledged to bring a formal end to the Korean War, 65 years after hostilities ceased.<p>In a remarkable day-long summit that weighed heavy with …

North Korea

Holy Sarlaac! Solo's Alden Ehrenreich says that he's signed on to play Han for at least 3 movies

<i>Hail, Caesar!</i> actor Alden Ehrenreich makes his debut as scoundrel Han Solo on May 25 in the <i>Star Wars</i> anthology film <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, but it …

Star Wars: What Forces of Destiny Adds to Canon

When Star Wars: Forces of Destiny was announced at Celebration Orlando in April of 2017, fans were promised a bevy of new mini-adventures (about two …

Robot to run for mayor in Japan in 'world first' promising 'fairness and balance' for all residents

A robot has been nominated to run for the position of mayor in Tokyo, promising to be "fair and balanced" to all its constituents.<p>The mayoral …

Trump’s past tweets about Syria get turned into an ‘American Chopper’ meme

While the memes might change, the meme culture stays the same. In the aftermath of President Donald Trump approving strikes in Syria on Friday, one …

Exploring The Future Of Christianity By Rewatching ‘The Last Jedi’

By this point, you’ve probably read all the takes you need on <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>. It’s proven to be a highly divisive film: some people loved it, and some people hated it so much that they created bots to kill the Rotten Tomatoes rating. Then there was the faction of mischief makers who …

'Solo: A Star Wars Story' gets a new TV spot for those who just can't wait

I've still got a good feeling about this, <i>Star Wars</i> fans.<p><i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> hits theaters on May 25, and Disney is starting to speed up the …

Donald Trump Twitter meltdown roundup: Your tweet-by-tweet guide to the US President's Sunday morning rant

Donald Trump has posted perhaps his most lengthy and sustained meltdown in months today, in an hour-long, multi tweet rant.<p>It can sometimes be hard …

Japan Is Getting Two Cowboy Bebop Cafes

<i>Cowboy Bebop</i> is coming back! In cafe form, that is. This May, <i>Cowboy Bebop</i> cafes will open for a limited time in Tokyo and Osaka.<p>The original <i>Cowboy</i> …