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Things We Saw Today: YouTube Series Shows How Cabaret Used Music to Warn Against Fascism

This awesome installment of Musical Hell‘s “Know the Score” series shows us how chillingly relevant the musical Cabaret still is, considering our current political climate. If you’ve ever wondered why art is so important, wonder no more. (via YouTube)

  • Apparently, there’s even more to the Warner Bros. Batman drama than we thought. According to Jezebel, sources say that Ben Affleck is actively looking to get out of being Batman anymore.
  • 41 House Democrats criticize the FCC for limiting low-income broadband subsidies. Thank you, House Dems, for standing up for equal internet access for everyone! (via The Verge)

Chris Evans seems to be making a career out of being Captain America in real life by continuing to fight real-life white supremacists like David Duke. We’re with you, Cap. (via The Huffington Post)

  • Director Denis Villeneuve calls Blade Runner 2049The Biggest Artistic Challenge I’ve Had In My Life.” Bigger than squid aliens speaking through coffee stains? Whoa. (via Deadline Hollywood)
  • This 145,000-Piece LEGO Jurassic Park roller coaster will make you wish it were real. (via io9)
  • 45’s Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder was accused of domestic violence by his former wife, who had once appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in the past. Now, Winfrey has turned over the tape of the show to the Senate. However, Puzder’s ex wife has gone on record saying that what she said on the show was not true. Yowza. (via The Slot)

Well, that’s it from us, friends! What have you seen out there today?

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Teresa Jusino (she/her) is a native New Yorker and a proud Puerto Rican, Jewish, bisexual woman with ADHD. She's been writing professionally since 2010 and was a former TMS assistant editor from 2015-18. Now, she's back as a contributing writer. When not writing about pop culture, she's writing screenplays and is the creator of your future favorite genre show. Teresa lives in L.A. with her brilliant wife. Her other great loves include: Star Trek, The Last of Us, anything by Brian K. Vaughan, and her Level 5 android Paladin named Lal.