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Things We Saw Today: Jada Pinkett Smith Calls Out the Hollywood Foreign Press For Refusing to Even Watch Girls Trip

There were plenty of snubs in the Golden Globes nominations, but Jada Pinkett Smith has some words for the Hollywood Foreign Press specifically regarding Girls Trip. Not only are a lot of people upset over the lack of nominations for the movie and Tiffany Haddish–"hands down the funniest person on screen in 2017"–in particular, but Pinkett-Smith says she couldn't even get voters to watch the movie.

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Things We Saw Today: The Inhumans In This LEGO Video Game Look Infinitely Better Than the Actual Inhumans Show

Sorry, Inhumans TV show. If you were what it took to get this version of your characters, then I'm grateful for your (almost) existence.

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Things We Saw Today: Stephen Colbert Mocks MSNBC Anchor’s Meltdown With a Meltdown of His Own

On The Tonight Show, Colbert teased O'Donnell that he was showing "solidarity" by leaking his own outtakes, which are predictably hilarious.

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Here’s a Bunch of Dad Jokes and Comedic Bits That Didn’t Make the Final Cut of The Big Sick

With the story centering around Nanjiani during his earlier days of comedy and guest stars like Aidy Bryant, Bo Burnham, and Kurt Braunohler, the film is full of great banter and short clips of stand-up. But Anupam Kher and Ray Romano steal the scene with their great dad jokes.

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Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon’s The Big Sick Beat Transformers 5 at the Box Office … Sort Of

The Big Sick had one heck of an opening weekend.

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Things We Saw Today: Paint Some Happy Little Trees With a Bob Ross Funko

A new Bob Ross Funko is coming this August.

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Things We Saw Today: Jeopardy Contestant’s Final Response Makes Her The Real Winner

It's not every day you can trick Alex Trebek into doing a meme, but that's why this Jeopardy contestant is the real winner of the week.

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Watch Steven Yeun Passionately Argue That Aliens Are Real on The Meltdown

If you're not caught up on The Walking Dead or if you're a bit fatigued from engaging with all that discourse, take a break with this short clip from Comedy Central's The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail in which Kumail Nanjiani and Yeun yell about their firm beliefs that aliens exist and the government is likely hiding them from us.

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Jeff Goldblum, Melissa McCarthy Make for Amazing Young Han Solos in Conan Clip

"So is this like a big spoiler, like when Han Solo was young, was he Pakistani?"

Conan and his comedy pals all got together to shoot a fun video that imagined celebrities like Bill Hader, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, Melissa McCarthy, and even Jodie Foster as young Han Solo.

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Things We Saw Today: Man Legally Changes Name to “Bacon Double Cheeseburger”

A U.K. man loves bacon double cheeseburgers so much that--well, he didn't marry them, but he changed his name to honor them.

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The X-Files Miniseries Review: Episode 3, “Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster”

A delightful Darin Morgan episode. (Did you catch all the Easter eggs?)

In my review of last week's episode, one of the things I talked about loving most about The X-Files--at least, in the original series--were those episodes when it didn't take itself quite so seriously. Monday night's episode, "Mulder and Scully Meet the Were-Monster", was a perfect example of when this show does humor and does it well.

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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon Are Making a Movie Together!

Judd Apatow is producing and Michael Showalter is set to direct.

The film, called The Big Sick, will be a comedy inspired by actual events that happened to Nanjiani and Gordon--and Judd Apatow is coming on board to produce. Michael Showalter, who is best known as one half of the team behind the cult classic Wet Hot American Summer is currently attached to direct.

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We ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ for X-Files‘ Revival with Lauren Ambrose, Robbie Amell

We were already psyched for the X-Files revival yesterday when Kumail Nanjiani announced he'd be joining the show; today, we hear that Lauren Ambrose and Robbie Amell have signed on to the project as well.

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Judy Greer Gets the Complex Starring Role She Deserves in (NSFW) Addicted to Fresno Trailer

We're in Fresno.

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for the dark comedy Addicted to Fresco. First of all, Fresno is a welcome change from the small, thankless roles that we keep seeing Judy Greer in this summer.

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Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani Joins X-Files Revival, Cannot Contain His Excitement

I want to believe (in Pied Piper).

This is warming the cockles of my cold, cold heart.

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Kumail Nanjiani Plays Dhalsim in Latest Pete Holmes Show “Street Fighter: Red Tape” Sketch

Yoga bureaucracy!

In the latest installment of the "Street Fighter: Red Tape" sketch from The Pete Holmes Show, comedian Kumail Nanjiani threw on a baby skull necklace to play Dhalsim. The problem this time around is how does one market a violent yoga "master"?

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Get a Look at the New Trailer for Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley

It's a show starring that weird guy from that other show you like!

Are you guys as excited as we are for the upcoming HBO show Silicon Valley? You should be. It was created by Mike Judge and has a pretty impressive cast, including Kumail Nanjiani, TJ Miller, and Martin Starr. Get on board.

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