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Things We Saw Today: Cookie Monster Flees Gingerbread Zombies in This Walking Dead Parody

In Sesame Street's parody of The Walking Dead, "The Walking Gingerbread," zombie cookies called "crumbies" come after Cookie Monster and devour all his cookies. Truly evil!

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Things We Saw Today: The Legends of Tomorrow Writers Have A Reminder About Trump and Sexual Assault

The Legends of Tomorrow writers' room recently tweeted a reminder that Donald Trump is unfit for any office.

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Things We Saw Today: Reviews for The Snowman Are So Bad They Almost Make Me Want to See It

The thriller starring Michael Fassbender as a person named Detective Harry Hole chasing a killer who loves making snowmen or something is getting scorchingly critical reviews.

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Harvey Weinstein Is Apparently Being Awful At “Sex Rehab”

The Hollywood mogul at the center of the widespread sexual harassment and assault allegations is reportedly falling asleep in therapy sessions, claiming conspiracies against him, and "barking" into a mobile phone he isn't supposed to have.

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The #WhyIWrite Tag Is a (Mostly) Positive and Awesome Tribute to the Written Word

#WhyIWrite is part of National Day of Writing and authors, bloggers and all lovers of the written word have taken to Twitter to express what writing has meant for them.

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Scarlett Johansson Assembles the Avengers (and Other Celebrity Friends) to Benefit Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Imagine Captain America as the narrator of Our Town. It's kinda perfect, right? Well, I don't know if that's the role Chris Evans will be reading, but what I do know is that Scarlett Johansson is gathering her Avengers buddies, as well as some other celebrity friends, for a staged reading of Our Town, which will benefit Puerto Rico's disaster relief effort.

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Cartoonist Plays Himself by Trying to Make Fun of Girls Joining the Boy Scouts

When it was announced that the Boy Scouts of America was going to start allowing girls to join all sections of the programs, it was expected that there would be some pushback from different places. I mean girls ... in the boy scouts? What's next? The White House? Anytime women begin to integrate a literal boy's club, instantly traditionalize act as though the very concept of masculinity/manliness is under attack.

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Things We Saw Today: The Ladies of Riverdale Get Leather’d Up

Things We Saw: Ladies of Riverdale in leather, new Star Wars game footage, 'Get Out' nominations and ... Project V?

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Rose McGowan Cancels All Upcoming Appearances Because She Has Activism to Do

Ever since news of Harvey Weinstein's abuses broke, actress-director-activist Rose McGowan has been at the center of a lot of support, backlash, and everything in between. Add onto that the general emotional overwhelm we've all felt as all the "me toos" started rolling out, and it's understandable that McGowan might not be too keen on flash bulbs and film industry hoopla right now.

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Mayim Bialik Apologizes Again For Her Misguided Take on Sexual Harassment

But we also need to look at why she's faced more of a firing squad than many actual harassers.

The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik met a firestorm of criticism for an opinion piece on Hollywood's culture of sexual harassment published in The New York Times. After her first public reaction appeared to double down and rebuff her critics, a new apology finally seems to have processed the reasons for the push-back she received.

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Celebrate Spirit Day by Taking a Stand (and Action!) Against LGBTQIA Bullying

Spirit Day, a yearly campaign spearheaded by GLAAD, has arrived again! It's a campaign designed to show visible support for LGBTQIA youth and against bullying, and GLAAD encourages everyone to stand with them in solidarity by wearing purple. The internet has come out in droves.

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NFL Won’t Punish Players for Kneeling During the National Anthem, but What Has Really Been Accomplished?

Yesterday Roger Goodell, commissioner for the NFL, announced that the NFL was not going to require its players to stand during the National Anthem. This came after a meeting between 11 team owners and over a dozen players on Tuesday, as they attempted to come to a concession about the state of the #takeaknee issue.

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Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage Is Here and People are Loving it!

Back in February it was announced that Philip Pullman was working on a sequel/prequel series to his iconic His Dark Materials to much excitement and anticipation from readers. Well today, October 19th (also Pullman’s birthday) is the official release of La Belle Sauvage the first book in the Book of Dust trilogy.

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Things We Saw Today: The Internet’s Convinced There’s A “Fake Melania” Trump Standing in for the First Lady

File this one under Wednesday weird. The #1 trending topic on Twitter is currently "Melania" after a video and comparison photo shots convinced wide swaths of the Internet that Trump had employed a Melania doppelganger. The conspiracy fast became a meme, and the rest is history.

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“Good Guys” Do Exist: Here Are a Few Examples to Keep An Eye On in the Fight Against Sexism

As Ava DuVernay reminded us when she spoke at the Hammer Museum Gala earlier this week, "good guys" do exist. As rife as Hollywood is with terrible, horrifying examples of manhood, there are also those who genuinely and wholeheartedly embrace their role in doing better and furthering the cause of gender equality. I needed to take a minute to acknowledge them here; to remind myself that the world isn't a complete shit-show.

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What Is a Problematic Fave?

We know a problematic fave when we see it, but actually nailing down a specific definition can be hard.

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Trump’s Third Travel Ban Is Still Garbage, Still Blocked By A Federal Judge

Judge Derrick Watson has placed a temporary injunction on Trump's third draft of a travel ban, writing that it's plagued by "internal incoherencies that markedly undermine its stated 'national security' rationale."

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Mississippi School Replaces Jefferson Davis’ Name With Barack Obama, Upgrade

Mississippi Today reported that Davis IB Elementary School PTA president Janelle Jefferson, announced to the Jackson Public Schools Board of Trustees, Tuesday night that the community voted to change the school’s name to Barack Obama Magnet IB Elementary School. Instate upgrade. The school's original name comes from Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy.

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“How Spider-Man: Homecoming Should Have Ended” Delightfully Fixes the Movie’s Flaws

“You gave a teenager a weaponized super-suit. Am I the only one who thinks this is weird?” —Superman The folks over at How It Should Have Ended finally set their sites on this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, a fun movie that I think we can agree also had its share of flaws. “After you guys submitted over 30 […]

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“There’s No Story That’s Unimportant”: Tarana Burke Started #MeToo 10 Years Ago

Alyssa Milano tweeted out her support for Burke's work when she learned about Burke's Me Too movement.

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