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Things We Saw Today: Praise Be Whoever’s Putting Our Rejection Hotline Number on Bathroom Walls

It's been a while since we talked about the Mary Sue Rejection Hotline, so it's extra exciting to see it popping up in the wild. And by wild, we mean public restrooms.

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Things We Saw Today: Nina Simone Joining The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Two amazing women of color enter the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Superman will officially live forever and Creepypasta Pokémon Black, the game where your Pokémon might...die?

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Things We Saw Today: Haters Can’t Stop The Love Witch

Apparently, Anna Biller's crew on "The Love Witch" tried to screw her over at every turn. Well, joke's on them, because the movie was amazing. Also, Louis C.K.'s film is to be sold back, another Stephen King movie is being remade, the best athlete ever gets a building named after them, and pretty liars are back in business.

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Things We Saw Today: Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek Movie Seems Like a Go, Will Be Rated R

The rumors appear to be rumors no longer: Quentin Tarantino's "Star Trek" pitch has achieved warp five speeds, with potential writers screened and Paramount seemingly agreeing to the director's requirement that the film be R-rated.

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Things We Saw Today: Tor.com Asks Us to Reconsider Voldemort’s Parents

Harry Potter think-piece time! Tor.com author Mairead McNulty published an article asking for us Potter-heads to reconsider the parents of Voldemort: Tom Riddle Sr. and Merope Gaunt.

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Things We Saw Today: Please Stand By Trailer Will Make Your Trekkie Heart Feel All the Feels

Please Stand By tells the story of a young woman with autism (played by Dakota Fanning), who's super-into Star Trek and, according to Birth.Movies.Death, "leaves her caretaker in order to go cross country and deliver her own personal Star Trek screenplay to Hollywood." My seeing this movie is totally logical.

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Things We Saw Today: Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffatt on Why He Never Cast a Woman as the Doctor

"This isn’t a show exclusively for progressive liberals."

Departing "Doctor Who" showrunner Steven Moffatt doesn't always choose the best words, and this time he probably should have kept them to himself.

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Things We Saw Today: The Infinity War Trailer Re-Cut With ’90s Animation

YouTuber Darth Blender has remade the Infinity War trailer with shots from the '90s animated Marvel shows, including X-Men: The Animated Series, The Incredible Hulk, and Spider-Man: The Animated Series.

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Things We Saw Today: The Entire Front Page of Reddit Showcases Which Senators Sold Us Out Over Net Neutrality

And the ones who didn't.

It's striking to see the names and faces of the Congresspeople who might destroy net neutrality like this, alongside the telecom $$$ they happily pocketed.

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Things We Saw Today: A Cheatsheet For What the Hell the Infinity Stones are in Infinity War

If you're not a big comics reader, it's totally understandable that you might be wondering what all the fuss is about some colorful jewels and Thanos' big gauntlet to collect 'em all. The Marvel movies have included and teased the gems before, but this is when they'll really come into play.

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Things We Saw Today: Godless Doesn’t Live Up to Its “No Man’s Land” Promotion

Godless Doesn't Live Up to It's "No Man's Land" Promotion, Green Lantern writers eyeing a new actor for GL, Issa Rae stays winning, Chris Grady teaches everyone to be a great guy and Sesame Street does a fun Stranger Things parody.

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Things We Saw Today: Want to Craft a Not-Awful Apology? There’s a Video Game for That

If you're wondering if you're part of the problem, and what to do about it, game designer Elizabeth Sampat has designed a guide for recognizing behavior and crafting meaningful, sincere apologies. Considering how difficult that seems to be for so many people, this guide is almost infuriatingly simple.

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Things We Saw Today: Digital Spy Lists the 10 Most Expensive Movie Flops of All Time

2017 has not been a good year for movies. While there have been some that have gone beyond expectations like It, Thor: Ragnarok, and Wonder Woman there was also Blade Runner 2049, Justice League and most films that came out in October that have now been forgotten.

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Things We Saw Today: Beyoncé Is the Highest Paid Woman in Music This Year—As It Should Be

Even though we are still waiting for that Grammy (those Grammys. Tbh her self-titled album was awesome, let's not forget), that hasn't stopped the queen from getting that money.

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Things We Saw Today: Let’s Break Down Captain America’s New Infinity War Look

The first Infinity War poster gave us a glimpse of Chris Evans' Cap rocking a full nomadic beard and a dark blue suit. Now new promotional art gives us a better view, plus some strong new styling for Black Widow and Falcon.

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Things We Saw Today: Batman Hears the Hard Truth About His Messed-Up Crime-Fighting Priorities

In this SNL skit, Bruce Wayne is holding his annual food drive when he hears some honest feedback about Batman's obsession with brutalizing low-level criminals.

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Things We Saw Today: A Video Tour of Every Star Wars Video Game

IGN put together a super-cool montage of every Star Wars video game ever made. It's fun to see not only how video game technology has evolved over the years, but how the medium has helped to expand the Star Wars universe.

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Things We Saw Today: Have Yourself a Merry Little Peek at the Doctor Who Christmas Special

It's almost the most wonderful time of the year again, kids! That's right: we're approaching Doctor Who Christmas special territory.

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Things We Saw Today: Drake Has a Zero-Tolerance Policy for Sexual Assault While He’s Performing

Drake stops mid-rap to call out a man in the crowd. He shuts down the music, points directly at the guy and tells him, "If you don't stop touching girls, I'm gonna come out there and f*ck you up."

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Things We Saw Today: Lin-Manuel Miranda has a Funko Pop!, All Other Funkos Can Go Home

'Hamilton' maestro Lin-Manuel Miranda seems to have been gifted his very own bobble-headed plastic doll, and it is perfect.

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