Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion

Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, Joni Mitchell, and, uh, Ted Cruz headed south to make their names. And yet, despite doing his hometown proud through…

'80s nostalgia reaches logical conclusion with this Strangers Things/New Coke ad

Stranger Things, set to return for a third season in just a few weeks, has never met something from the 1980s it doesn’t like. There’s no proof of this more convincing than its latest promotional spot: a tie-in with Coca-Cola that, as we first braced ourselves for last month, sees the show celebrating the ouroboros of…

And now, a Twitter bot that collects phrases you can sing to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme

In the mid-‘90s, when consumer internet began spreading to homes across the world—back before corporations figured out how to exert control over every aspect of this technology they could think of—the web was a weird, sometimes wonderful place filled with bizarre jokes and unexpected subcultures. Every now and then,…

Dean Cain, Kristy Swanson reinvigorate American theater with MAGA play about Peter Strzok, Lisa Page

Last year, we learned that FBI agent Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller investigation (and subsequently fired) for exchanging anti-Trump texts with Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer with whom he was having an affair. For those with brains still safely encased within their skulls, this was a relatively minor footnote in…

Justin Bieber backs down from Tom Cruise fight challenge, depriving us all of prime entertainment

Within the space of a week, we’ve gained and lost the possibility of witnessing the fight of the century. Bieber V. Cruise, which was first suggested by young Justin, was to be a clash between two of the most insufferable celebrities on the planet. Throughout the days that followed Bieber issuing a challenge to an…

Turns out a Reddit filled entirely with bots is just as fired up about cats, films, and food as regular Reddit

Most people assume that a world inhabited only by robots would be more orderly and logical than our own. They imagine that machines, their artificial intelligence unaffected by petty grievances and emotional influence, wouldn’t be interested in spending time on message boards arguing with each other.

W. Earl Brown reviews the Deadwood movie, reveals there's 30 minutes of unused footage

Deadwood’s Dan Dority, the long-haired giant who serves as Al Swearengen’s muscle, is one of the show’s most fascinating characters. Played with a mix of barely contained violence and restrained emotion by W. Earl Brown, Dan stars in some of the most impactful scenes from the original series. Despite his importance to…

Enjoy the craziest quotes from Rolling Stone's oral history of Santana and Rob Thomas' "Smooth"

A little less than 20 years ago today, the music industry was oh-so-gently rocked by the syrupy tones of Matchbox Twenty’s Rob Thomas imploring the world to give him our “heart, make it real or else forget about it” over Carlos Santana wailing on guitar. “Smooth,” the lead single from Santana’s 1999 comeback album,

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