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Things We Saw Today: Deadpool Breaks the Fourth Wall on Empire’s Cover

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Deadpools gonna Deadpool, I guess. So commentary. So meta. So postmodern. (via CBR)

  • In other Marvel-y news, Kevin Feige has doubled down on Benedict Cumberbatch, saying that he really was the right actor for Doctor Strange. We’re still curious though; who was your fancasting for the mystical Doctor? (via CBR)
  • If you needed more Tom Hiddleston in your life, you’re about to get it: he’ll be starring opposite Hugh Laurie (!!!) in a spy vs spy (not Spy vs Spy, mind you) television miniseries based on a John le Carré novel. Very yes. (via io9)

You know those really depressing Sarah McLachlan pet adoption commercials? The one with that one song that I can’t hear or even quote anymore lest I break out into tears? The one I linked above when I really shouldn’t have? Yeah, that one. Apparently McLachlan can’t watch those commercials either, because they’re too sad. Oh, the irony. (via Jezebel)

  • In other heartbreaking news, a surgeon practiced for a heart surgery by using Google Cardboard, the (mostly) free peripheral that pairs with your phone to create a pair of virtual reality goggles. Oh, the girl is fine. Sorry, heartbreaking might’ve been the wrong word to use there. (via

Hella stuff. Hella, hella stuff. What’d you see today?

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