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Geekolinks: 8/2

Today in Geekolinks: Tiny crime scenes, flaming clothes, and a some sweet nerdy cross-stitch.

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Warner Bros. Refuses to Let Akira Adaptation Die, Brings Back Director

This is why we can't have nice things.

There was once a time when the world seemed more just. Kids played outside, the streets were clean, and theĀ Akira live-action adaptation that Warner Bros. has been trying to force down our throats seemed dead in the water. That time is over.

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Geekolinks: 8/1

Today in Geekolinks: Simon Pegg is drunk Ron Weasley, how good dating advice goes bad, and how Reddit's spam rules discourage original content.

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Stop What You’re Doing and Watch This Greendale Recruitment Video Featuring Dean Pelton

You can't dean-y how great this video is.

Sure, Joel McHale's Jeff Winger is the perfect protagonist forĀ Community, and Danny Pudi and Donald Glover as Abed and Troy are simply the best, but it's Jim Rash's Dean Pelton that really holds the whole thing together for me. That's why this faux recruitment video for Greendale Community College is so very good.

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Geekolinks: 7/30

Today in Geekolinks: 20 essential movies about breaking up, how to avoid being the crazy drunk wedding guest, and a dress that is a boat that is a dress.

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Geekolinks: 7/29

Today in Geekolinks: British TV's best dramas, Pepper Spray Cop wants workers' comp, and 5 absurd corporate buzzwords and expressions.

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Marvel at These Mostly True Facts About the Owl [Video]

Remember: Don't do drugs, because an owl might just rip your face off.

How much do you actually know about owls? If I had to guess, I'd say not enough. Thankfully, Ze Frank has once again provided. All of the facts in this video at definitely and totally true, especially the part where he says, and I'm paraphrasing here, that if an owl's stealth were loudness, it'd be the loudest of the birds.

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Geekolinks: 7/27

Today in Geekolinks: 10 amazing things your ashes can do after you die, don't bring a bat to rob a gun store, and 12 books that indulge the sense.

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Geekolinks: 7/26

Today in Geekolinks: RIP Barnaby Jack, 10 celebrities that should quit Twitter, and new Gravity trailer continues to put us on the edge of our seats.

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We’re All Going to Need Bigger Helicopters: Sharknado Coming to Theaters

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the cinema.

Sharknado, produced by The Asylum for Syfy, was a ratings bomb, but did incredibly well on social media. Even so, there's a sequel coming. As further proof that none can escape the, er, "sharknado," it's been revealed that the movie will come to theaters in August. Yeah, that's happening.

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Geekolinks: 7/25

Today in Geekolinks: What a 4chan voicemail sounds like, even the Falcon wants a Wonder Woman movie, and photographic proof your awkward phase won't last forever.

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Keith Baker Responds to Cancelled Doom That Came to Atlantic City Kickstarter

Picking up the pieces -- the board game pieces.

Two days ago, Erik Chevalier of the Forking Path announced that he has cancelled the Kickstarter to produce The Doom That Came To Atlantic City, a board game designed by Lee Moyer and Keith Baker, which is to say, me. When Lee and I first heard this news from Erik, it came as a shock. We've been working on this game for over a decade.

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Geekolinks: 7/24

Today in Geekolinks: Arrow season 2 trailer, 16 words that are much older than they seem, and the best and worst depictions of Asperger's on TV.

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Geekolinks: 7/23

Today in Geekolinks: The worst crossover episodes in TV history, J.J. Abrams is not leaving Star Wars, and Anthony Weiner is Carlos Danger.

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Geekolinks: 7/22

Today in Geekolinks: Lessons Hollywood should learn from The Conjuring, Geraldo explains nude selfie, and let Boyz II Men soothe the loss of all your favorite Game of Thrones characters.

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A Polite Discussion on How to Properly Throw a Raccoon

Assuming you must toss a raccoon, that is.

As you may or may not be aware, Digg founder Kevin Rose made waves on the Internet over the past couple days by posting a security video where, in an effort to save his dog Toaster, he tossed a raccoon down a flight of stairs. Part of this interest comes from the inevitable group calling his actions "animal abuse," but the other segment of viewers are surely tuning in simply because, well, it's Rose tossing a raccoon. It's with this in mind that we present a polite discussion on how to properly throw a raccoon.

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Geekolinks: 7/19

Today in Geekolinks: In defense of athletes who text people photos of their penises, Tumblr doesn't care how you feel about its censorship crusade, and we're getting Gail Simone Tomb Raider comic.

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Steam Summer Sale: Day 9 Deals

It is the ninth day!

We've reached the ninth day of the Steam Summer Sale, and the hits keep on coming. What should you buy? Should you just wait? All that and more below. Well, at least "all that."

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Geekolinks: 7/18

Today in Geekolinks: 10 parody books that will crack you up, Tara Strong to reprise role as Batgirl, and Vancouver man arrested for firing his gun blames Biden.

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Steam Summer Sale: Day 8 Deals

It is the eighth day!

Another day, another set of Daily Deals from the Steam Summer Sale. It's the eighth day, and while this is frankly the least varied group of deals, it also includes the one Daily Deal we'd recommend over all others. Hit the jump to see what we mean.

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