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    Bart Simpson Now Has an Official Bicycle, and You Can Buy It

    The pedal power of State Bicycle Co. is meeting the peddle power of The Simpsons. The two are joining forces to create a whole line of Simpsons-themed bikes and accessories. Hey, it’s not skateboards, but we’re not complaining. The marquee additions are the Chromoly steel bikes patterned after the show. The Color Block bike has a white […]

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    Big Bang Theory is Coming Back for Another Two Seasons

    The good geeky times will keep rolling. Entertainment Weekly is reporting that CBS’ long-running comedy, Big Bang Theory, has been confirmed for two more seasons through 2019. That will bring the show up to 12 seasons on the air — and with no signs of slowing down, it could be on the air for a lot longer than that. […]

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    Loot Crate’s Quarterly Sanrio Gift Box Review

    Loot Crate’s Sanrio Small Gift box is just too much Hello Kitty cute to handle! Packed with $75 worth of Sanrio goodness, we got to check out the box from last November. Our box also came a high-quality denim tote shopping bag that says “Friend of the Month” on it and has a “Friend of […]

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    Beauty and the Beast Has Record Weekend, Rakes in $357.1M Globally

    Some things never change. The original Beauty and the Beast was one of Disney’s biggest success at the box office at the time, and the live action remake is proving to be no different. After opening last Friday, the new Beauty and the Beast brought in $174.8 million in North America alone — globally, the movie brought in […]

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    Richard Branson is Taking Stephen Hawking to Space

    One of the greatest minds in the study of space may get the chance to see it for himself. Noted physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking did an interview with Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, during which he confirmed that he will be one of the early passengers on Virgin Galactic’s space tourism voyages. The nearly […]

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    Saturday Night Live is Finally Going to Air ‘Live’ Across the Nation

    Saturday Night Live, long the butt of “that show’s still on?” jokes, is having a renaissance season thanks to the considerable amount of political material they’ve been given. With bits like Melissa McCarthy’s incredible impression of current White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ratings have been soaring. Thing is, Saturday Night Live usually only airs live […]

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    25 The Little Mermaid Essentials for Wannabe Princesses

    Keep it quirky, ethereal and demure like Ariel with these 25 mermaid-themed fashion pieces and accessories. Sure, Ursula might send Flotsam and Jetsam to come take all of your new mermaid swag, but it is totally worth the struggle to look this cute! Soon you will be singing away in pride like Ariel, “Look at […]

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    Meet the Three New Monopoly Tokens, T-Rex Included

    Earlier this year, we heard about Monopoly getting the ultimate shakeup — a vote for an all-new set of tokens, with none of the existing eight guaranteed to survive. As we figured, the thimble was the first to go. But, the madness didn’t stop there. After 4.3 million votes, the official results are out today, and […]

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    Beauty and the Beast IMAX (2017 Film) Review

    It’s a tale as old as time, but still so true to our hearts. Normally, I don’t write from a personal perspective, but I cannot resist with this film. Beauty and the Beast was MY movie growing up. In a family of five children, living just three and half hours away from Walt Disney World, […]

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    The Matrix is Likely Getting a Reboot

    More revivals, whether you want them or not! Next up is The Matrix, the movie that launched bullet time and trenchcoats back in 1999. The Hollywood Reporter has it on good authority that Warner Bros. is working on bringing back the franchise, although it’s unclear whether or not we’re looking at a continuation, a reboot, or side […]

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    Thor is Single and Ready to Mingle in Thor: Ragnarok, Here’s Why

    When the first batch of set photos from the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok were released, one face we didn’t see was Natalie Portman’s. If you’ve been following the MCU closely, you know why — in May of last year, MCU mastermind Kevin Feige confirmed that Portman would not return as Jane Foster in the third movie while on The Empire […]

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    Funko Introduces New Pop Vinyl Figurines for The 100

    The 100, the CW’s youthful, vibrant take on nuclear apocalypse, is getting the Funko treatment very soon. Word’s been getting out about the first wave of The 100 vinyl Pop figurines since the beginning of the year, ahead of their planned release in April. Funko is getting started with a good mix of the 100 and […]

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    Young Sheldon is Getting His Own Big Bang Theory Spin-off Series

    A long-running gag on Big bang Theory is now going to be its own series. Sheldon’s now-legendary mother issues are going to be explained in what we expect to be laborious detail, and I mean that in more ways than one. Yesterday, Entertainment Weekly reported that CBS has ordered Young Sheldon, and the production team and cast is […]

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    Latest Wonder Woman Trailer Shows Diana Growing Up

    Wonder Woman is finally coming to theaters this June, which means we’ve got precious little time left for new trailers. Over the weekend, we got one more — debuting during the Kids’ Choice Awards, the new trailer appropriately enough introduces Diana as a kid, along with a protective mom who, to say the least, ends up […]

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    20 Stunning Fan Tributes to Beauty and the Beast

    Disney’s new take on Beauty and the Beast is finally coming to theaters on March 17, so we figured it’d be a good time to take a look at how the internet has reinterpreted the Disney classic over the years. As always, there’s been no shortage of talent dedicated to what may be Disney’s finest love […]

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    Disney Looking for Middle Eastern Leads for Their Live Action Aladdin Remake

    As we know well by now, Disney is doing a live action remake for just about all of their classics. The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland (maybe not so much the sequel), and Cinderella were already a hit, Beauty and the Beast is coming out next week, and remakes for The Lion King (with Donald Glover and the return of James Earl Jones!), Mulan, Dumbo, The […]

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    One of the Many Live Action Little Mermaids Got a Trailer

    So, the thing about The Little Mermaid is, as a classic fairy tale, pretty much anyone can make a movie based on it — Disney doesn’t own the Brothers Grimm like they do everything else (I’m sure they would if they could). That’s led to an increasingly odd situation, where by my count, we have four live […]