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Things We Saw Today: Alien Actually Makes a Pretty Good Comedy, Don’t You Think?

Hi again, it’s me, Jessica, queen of strange remixes, mashups, and recuts. Today I’m coming to you from our Things We Saw Today desk (it’s actually just a kid’s table in the corner, sadface) to share this recut Alien trailer, which is made to look like a comedy movie. Funny what a change in music can bring about, huh? (via Mashable)

  • Are you a fan of Drawn & Quarterly? Then get stoked, because they’re having a 40% off sale over on their site right now! Go get your spring-into-summer read on. (via Comics Beat)
  • Rich Juzwiak’s take on Ghost World and how its plot “depends on playing out how white people negotiate and exploit race issues in our culture” makes for an intriguing read on The Muse.

I could watch Ming Doyle draw America Chavez like, all day.

  • Speaking of Marvel things, check out this neat clip from Spider-Man: Homecoming, wherein Birdman Michael Keaton shows off some of Vulture’s villainous gadgets. (via Syfy)
  • Down in Arizona, Phoenix Comic Con saw a bit of a scare today as a scuffle with authorities resulted in the arrest of one man who was carrying four guns and a knife. A prop ban is in effect for the convention. (via CBR)

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Jessica Lachenal is a writer who doesn’t talk about herself a lot, so she isn’t quite sure how biographical info panels should work. But here we go anyway. She's the Weekend Editor for The Mary Sue, a Contributing Writer for The Bold Italic (thebolditalic.com), and a Staff Writer for Spinning Platters (spinningplatters.com). She's also been featured in Model View Culture and Frontiers LA magazine, and on Autostraddle. She hopes this has been as awkward for you as it has been for her.

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