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Why Amazon’s Danger and Eggs Is One of the Best Things to Happen to LGBTQIA Representation

Danger and Eggs on Amazon is going a long way toward providing an accurate view of the world that includes the LGBTQIA community, without resorting to a parade of "teachable moments."

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Trailer for Amazon’s The Tick Reboot Is a Whole Lot of Fun

The trailer doesn't show the dark overtones we saw when Amazon first aired their pilot last year, but focuses heavily on the absurd humor.

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Amazon Continues Quest for World Domination by Buying Whole Foods

For a company that got its start in the business of making physical stores obsolete, Amazon sure is willing to pay a lot for them. The company is in the process of buying Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, for purposes we can only assume include world domination.

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Jay Duplass Talks How His Character’s Romance With a Trans Woman on Transparent Changed His Life

Actors go in and out of stories and characters all the time, but sometimes a role or a project has a deeper impact on their life than just any ol' job. For Jay Duplass, who plays Josh Pfefferman on Amazon's Transparent, his character's recent story arc with Shea (Trace Lysette) changed his view of the world, and how he approaches his work.

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A Cautious Egg and Danger-Loving Girl Look Out for Each Other in Danger & Eggs‘ First Trailer

Amazon just dropped the first trailer for their new animated show Danger & Eggs today, which features the voices of Saturday Night Live's Aidy Bryant and Eric Knobel as the title duo.

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This Is Awesome: Amazon Announces a 45% Prime Discount for Lower-Income Shoppers

Sure, it's a bid to enlarge Amazon's customer pool, but every little bit of corporate kindness that can ease the strain on people's lives in America is welcome these days.

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Electric Dreams Come True: Janelle Monáe Joins Philip K. Dick’s Sci-Fi Anthology Series

Janelle Monáe has joined the new anthology series Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams as the villain for an episode titled "Autofac" opposite Juno Temple.

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This is Jane Will Tell the Story of Chicago’s Underground Feminist Abortion Service In the Years Before Roe V. Wade

Too timely for comfort

Amazon has picked up the rights to a spec screenplay based on Laura Kaplan's nonfiction book, The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service.

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Amazon Orders 2 Seasons of Marvelous Mrs. Maisel From Gilmore Girls Creator Amy Sherman-Palladino So It Must Be Good

Amazon has a lot of faith in Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and her new series, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

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Amazon Server Problems Causing Outages of Sites and Services Across the Internet

0/10 would not Internet again.

The Internet isn't going so well today, folks—no, worse than normal.

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First English Trailer for Studio Ghibli’s Series Ronja, The Robber’s Daughter Promises Adventure in a Magical Forest

While the animation style is definitely different from the hand-drawn look we're used to from the Japanese studio, it's not hard to see many of Ghibli's themes in the trailer.

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The Future! Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in San Francisco, Amazon Completes Drone Delivery

Who needs drivers, or shipping delays, or jobs? Wait.

The technology of the future might not quite be flying cars and jetpacks (although we've got those, too) but things we never dreamed of—or at least things that didn't have quite the immediate appeal. While it may feel like, societally, we are backsliding into the past, we've got some futuristic tech milestones happening right around us with self-driving cars and automated delivery.

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Good Girls Revolt Canceled by Amazon, but There’s Still Hope for the Series

With Rogue One's Jyn Erso staging a coup against the Empire and real-life journalists vowing to stand their ground against president-elect Donald Trump, I smell rebellion all around. But like the Star Wars one-shot says, rebellions are built on hope. That's why I'm not not too worried about Good Girls Revolt, the retro drama which was just canceled by Amazon.

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From Game Consoles to Harry Potter: Grab These Nerdy Black Friday Deals Without Leaving the House

Because we're never leaving the house again.

If you want to avoid shopping on "Black Friday" altogether, we're right there with you, but there are some pretty compelling deals out there for the geek willing to brave the crowds. You don't even have to leave the house for some of them! Let's be honest; you'd probably prefer it that way.

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Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne, & Boyz II Men Lend Voices to Animated Adaptation of Children’s Classic The Snowy Day

Amazon just shared a clip of from their upcoming holiday special, "Snowy Day," which is based on the Caldecott medal-winning book by Ezra Jack Keats.

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Anna Camp and Grace Gummer Tackle Workplace Sexism in Amazon’s Good Girls Revolt

Inspired by a true story and based on a book of the same name.

If you're looking for a new series in the vein of Mad Men and The Newsroom that tackles workplace discrimination within the bustling years of journalism in the late 1960s--look no further than Amazon's new upcoming series Good Girls Revolt.

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Things We Saw Today: Beetlejuice Comes to Broadway

But only if you say his name three times first.

Beetlejuice may not be returning in the form of a sequel any time soon (even though we keep asking Winona Ryder about it), but the musical will be coming to Broadway for the 2018-2019 theater season. Warner Brothers will be producing and Alex Timbers will direct.

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Tig Notaro Balances Comedy and Tragedy in One Mississippi Trailer

If you're looking for shows to watch this fall, comedian Tig Notaro's One Mississippi should be on your radar. The series is partially autobiographical, based on Notaro experience after the death of her mother.

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The Tick Reboot Costumes Look Weird. But It’s The Tick, “Weird” is Okay

The reboot of cult favorite The Tick has released some images featuring some of its new cast in their new costumes, and reactions have been ... mixed.

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Amazon Really Wants to Sell Us on Dash Buttons, But They Make No Sense

What if every single storage shelf in your home had a button installed on it that would allow you to send a message to a major corporation, allowing them to instantly restock whatever item you'd normally store on that shelf? Welcome ... to our Amazonian Future.

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