Things We Saw Today: Reggie Watts Pays Tribute to John Boyega in the Best Way Possible

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Reggie Watts’ dulcet tones pair well with an infectiously catchy melody, all of which serves as a fitting tribute to the wonderful, inimitable John Boyega. Boy-eyey-ga!

  • Can’t get enough Friday the 13th? Well, on this upcoming Friday the 13th (October 13th), you can tour the real life Boy Scout camp where the original film was shot. Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco is the real name of Camp Crystal Lake, and while its proprietors maintain that the tour isn’t a “haunted mansion ride,” they do definitely still sell souvenirs anyway. (via SyFy)
  • Speaking of horrific, hulking giants: this deep dive into how Trump uses Twitter to shape and manipulate public perception of his administration is a pretty stark look at how propaganda works in our day and age. (via Salon)

During her performance of “Scars To Your Beautiful” at this year’s MTV VMA’s, Alessia Cara wiped the makeup from her face and stripped down from a fancy red dress to a black tank top and black jeans, sending a powerful message about beauty that pairs well with her song. Incredible! (via Teen Vogue)

  • That new Inhumans trailer shows that Medusa will be sporting a radically different look, which has quite a few fans finally giving up on the show. (via
  • A new virtual reality game is looking to assist with dementia research by targeting one of its very first symptoms: an inability to navigate. Players will be asked to guide a ship through “complex waterways, desert islands, and icy oceans,” and the resulting anonymized playthrough data will help researchers in their study. (via BBC)

What’d you see today, pallies?

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