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Things We Saw Today: The Updated Pirates of the Caribbean Ride’s Redhead Is Here, and She’s Spectacular

We previously reported that the Disney "Pirates of the Caribbean" ride was getting a much-needed update: the "Auction" part where chained women were available to the highest bidder was getting scrapped. Even better, the standout redhead of the scene would become a pirate herself. Now she's arrived at Disneyland Paris.

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Things We Saw Today: Cameron Esposito and Roxane Gay Both Want to Join The L Word Sequel

You might've heard that popular lesbian drama The L Word is preparing for a comeback on Showtime, with many of the original actors possibly returning. But did you see that comedian Cameron Esposito and Bad Feminist writer Roxane Gay have both expressed their interests in this project and do it Showtime, don't you dare throw this opportunity aside.

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Pokémon’s 20th Film I Choose You Returns to the Early Days of Pikachu and Ash That Made You Cry

Remember that Spearow episode? Well, this trailer set to the saddest tune will take you back to all those emotions. 

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Things We Saw Today: Watch a Pikachu Get Dragged Off By Secret Government Agents (Sort Of)

I've never seen a Pikachu in this intense of a situation before, and I've seen them fight Onix! But here we have a Pikachu dancer whose costume begins to deflate and...well...I mean, I feel like this response is just a leeeetle bit overblown, wouldn't you say?

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Things We Saw Today: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Dressed as Pikachu, a Sight to Behold

Dwayne Johnson would do anything for his little girl, that's for damn sure.

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Pikashoe, I Choose You! Gotta Catch All of Esperanza’s Pikachu-Themed Shoes

Esperanza has just launched a new line of four different styles of Pikachu-inspired shoes--one pair of high heels, and three pairs of low heels. All four pairs are fit for a fashionable Pokémon trainer.

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Things We Saw Today: Spider-Man: Homecoming Has Officially Wrapped

Tom Holland and other cast members say bye-bye to Atlanta.

See you soon Atlanta. It's been real 👊🏻 #spidermanhomecoming A photo posted by ✌️ (@tomholland2013) on Sep 23, 2016 at 4:54am PDT Spider-Man: Homecoming has officially wrapped filming! While we still have to wait until July 2017 to see the film, several actors said their farewells to Atlanta yesterday (where the movie had been in […]

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Sing-Along to Pikachu’s Ridiculously Cute Ketchup Song From Pokémon X Y Z

In yesterday's episode of Pokémon X Y Z in Japan, the typical end credits were replaced with a ridiculously cute song about ketchup sung by about a dozen harmonizing Pikachus.

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Pokéfans in Hong Kong Protest Pikachu Name Change, Highlighting Greater Cultural Struggle

Pokémon fans in Hong Kong are unhappy over an impending name change centered on the lovable electric rodent known as Pikachu.

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Surprising No One, Danny DeVito Knows Nothing About Pokémon

The Gang Catches 'em All

To be completely honest, I'm not surprised one bit that DeVito doesn't know about Pokémon.

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The Internet Wants Danny DeVito to Voice Detective Pikachu Because Of Course It Does

There's currently a petition urging Nintendo, Nintendo of America, and Game Freak to consider letting Danny DeVito voice Detective Pikachu.

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Get A Peek At Pikachu’s Luchador Look In Pokkén Tournament

Today we got a better look at Pikachu's lucha libre-inspired outfit in Pokkén Tournament, the upcoming Pokémon fighting game slated to hit the Wii U come Spring 2016.

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Why Pikachu Should Be President: A 10-Year-Old’s Very Important Essay

"Super effective."

[Editor's Note: The following was an essay written by Georgia Roberson, the daughter of Chris Roberson (iZombie) and his business partner/wife Allison Baker. It was originally posted on Roberson's tumblr and is republished here with permission. We think you're really, really going to love it.]

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Monday Cute: March of the Pikachus

Does it matter why?

According to Seoul Sync, this is a Pikachu Parade, something that took place over the weekend to celebrate Park Se-Joon, the first Koream to win a world Pokémon championship. The parade happened four times a day, along with card games, quizzes, and more.

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Pikachu and Hello Kitty Can Now Be Worn as Armor

I need these in my life.

DeviantART user Andihandro created fully functional Pikachu and Hello Kitty samurai armor. If you didn't think armor could be adorable, this just proves you wrong.

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Things We Saw Today: A Precious Pack of Pikachus

Say that five times fast.

I want to go to there.

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Things We Saw Today: I Chews You, Pikachu Burger!

Pikachu burger uses Bun-der Shock! It's super effective!

As delicious as it looks, I kinda feel like I wouldn't be able to eat this burger from the pop-up Pikachu café in Tokyo. Instead I'd probably just let it follow me around while I eat food shaped like other Pokémon.

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Things We Saw Today: Captain Picard and Batman Fighting Xenomorphs

Things We Saw Today

Seven seasons and a movie. Artwork by Jimsmash. (via Neatorama)

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Things We Saw Today: Avant-Garde Watercolor Wonder Woman

Things We Saw Today

Does this count as cubism? It's been a long time since Art Appreciation for Non-Majors. (via So Geek Chic, artwork by Adam Lister)

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Get Back To Basics With This Pop Culture Alphabet


This charming series is the work of Jeff Victor, whose art we've featured previously. If you have young ones this might benefit -- or an empty spot on your grown-up wall -- he's got a poster print available for sale. The V, W, and X panel makes for an interesting discussion piece on the signature outfits of female characters, wouldn't you say?

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