Stan by your man: 15 depictions of obsessive fandom

The third single from The Marshall Mathers LP earned Eminem some of the highest praise of his career, but back when “Stan” was grabbing VMA nominations and giving a three-year-old Dido single a piggyback ride up the charts, who would’ve guessed the song’s lasting legacy would be lexicographical? “Stan” is literally…

Remember the good times with 4 extra minutes of Spider-Man: Far From Home footage

Sony and Marvel Studios may be breaking up, with Sony taking full custody of the Spider-Man movies and all of the money they’ve been bringing in, but we’ll always have the memories. Remember when Spider-Man took Captain America’s shield, and he was like “I’m from Queens, you’re from Brooklyn, Empire Strikes Back is an…

David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Felicity Jones join George Clooney's Good Morning, Midnight

Former actor/tequila baron George Clooney is tentatively getting back into show business, first with Hulu’s Catch-22 show and those Nespresso ads, and later this year he’ll start production on his adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight. The book is about the parallel stories of a…

Though not technically because of Mindhunter, the Atlanta Child Murders case has been reopened

The second season of Netflix’s Mindhunter just dropped recently, with the new batch of episodes partially dealing with a real-life case known as the Atlanta Child Murders. Between 1979 and 1981, an apparent serial killer murdered more than 31 people in and around Atlanta, with most of the victims being young Black…

UPDATE: Disney finally loses something in 2019, with Sony regaining total control of the Spider-Man movies

The world of superhero movies just got a lot less friendly: Not long after Spider-Man: Far From Home became the highest-grossing Sony film of all time, the studio has rejected a plan from Marvel Studios that would’ve made them co-producers on future Spider-Man movies, effectively kicking Disney out of the Spidey…

The sun sets on the Old Town Road: Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy" ends Lil Nas X's Billboard streak

It’s the end of an era, as history’s greatest song (as determined by science) has finally been dethroned from its spot atop the Billboard Hot 100, with Billie Eilish’s “Bad Guy” taking the crown from Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” after an unprecedented 19-week run—which at least still gives “Old Town Road” the record…

For better or worse, George R.R. Martin says the end of Game Of Thrones isn't influencing his books

Presumably because he’s a big fan of search engine optimization, George R.R. Martin spent a lot of time back in May talking about how his A Song Of Ice And Fire books versus the then-upcoming end of HBO’s Game Of Thrones adaptation. First there was a theory that Martin had made a deal with HBO to sit on the final two…

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