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Things We Saw Today: Meet Martha, The 125-Pound Mastiff Who Was Very Rudely Named World’s “Ugliest Dog”

The official World’s Ugliest Dog competition took place yesterday in Petaluma, California. Martha up there “won” the title, but as far as awards go, this one seems pretty darn rude. We’re with @WeRateDogs on this one. Stunning as h*ck.

This woman was kicked out of her own apartment complex’s swimming pool for wearing a one-piece swimsuit. I have two questions: 1) At this point, what are women allowed to wear in public, and 2) Why is everything terrible? (Someecards)

The headline here reads “Angela Lansbury Might Co-Star in BBC’s Little Women Miniseries — But, Be Honest, We Had You at Angela Lansbury” and they are CORRECT. (Via Vulture)

Google has said they’ll stop reading your emails for targeted Gmail ad material. Which is a reminder that Google has been reading your emails. (Bloomberg)

Artist Brian Kesinger just created the mashup of our Alan Tudyk-filled dreams! (Via NerdApproved)

#firefly #rogueone #mashup. #k2so #wash this print will be available when my Etsy store reopens next month!

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Voiceover legend Rob Paulsen gave a lesson in how to talk like Pinky & the Brain’s Pinky. Are you all pondering what I’m pondering? (Via Nerdist)

The group Film Fatales put together a comprehensive list of all the films currently streaming on Netflix USA that were directed by women, just in case you’re looking for some criteria to plan your weekend movie marathons around. (Via Film Fatales)

Today was a lot of Johnny Depp, Sean Spicer, and Republican lawmakers. I’m sorry, friends. Here’s a baby elephant chasing birds by way of apology from me to you.

What did you all see out there on this fine–or blazingly hot, depending on your location–Saturday?

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Vivian Kane (she/her) is the Senior News Editor at The Mary Sue, where she's been writing about politics and entertainment (and all the ways in which the two overlap) since the dark days of late 2016. Born in San Francisco and radicalized in Los Angeles, she now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where she gets to put her MFA to use covering the local theatre scene. She is the co-owner of The Pitch, Kansas City’s alt news and culture magazine, alongside her husband, Brock Wilbur, with whom she also shares many cats.