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    Zendaya Will Likely Play Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man Reboot

    As we all know, Spider-man is getting another reboot, although with this version of Peter Parker slotting into the ongoing Marvel Cinematic Universe, this figures to be the last time the character gets re-introduced for a while. But, a new Spider-man means new versions of all the usual cast of characters, and that includes Mary Jane […]

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    19 More Super Geeky Engagement Rings and Wedding Bands

    When Picard said engage all those times, this probably wasn’t what he had in mind. Then again, given the geek cred Patrick Stewart got during his wedding day, we doubt he’d be opposed, either. We’ve been doing a little shopping for our dream wedding (again) and found a few (OK, maybe more than a few) […]

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    Kenny Baker, the Actor Behind R2-D2, Passes Away at Age 81

    Sad news over the weekend, as Kenny Baker, the man who brought R2-D2 to life, passed away on Saturday at age 81 after a years-long illness. Baker played R2-D2 in all six of the original Star Wars movies, and was credited as a consultant on The Force Awakens. One of the things that distinguishes the original Star Wars […]

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    ESPN Makes an Apt Comparison Between Michael Phelps and DuckTales

    Michael Phelps’s Olympic swimming career is now (probably) over. With 23 gold medals (28 total), he’s the most decorated Olympian of all time by far, even breaking a 2,168-year old record for most individual victories (Leonidas of Rhodes had a good run). With all that gold around his neck, ESPN figured they’d make the best […]

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    Star Trek: Discovery Will Have a Female Lead

    Captain Janeway will have company in Star Trek television history. The upcoming Star Trek: Discovery will have a female lead according to showrunner Bryan Fuller, as told to The Hollywood Reporter. Fuller also had some things to say about the size of the crew and just what the new series will be about. No casting announcements have been made, […]

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    The Second Trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One Debuts

    Last night during NBC’s coverage of the Olympics, we got a second look at the first standalone Star Wars film. The debut trailer for Star Wars: Rogue One launched in April and introduced us to Jyn Erso, the thief chosen by the Rebels to steal the plans for the Death Star — the same plans that set the events of A […]

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    An Awesome Designer Dad Created These 25 Incredible Disney Inspired Dresses

    Dads that play dress up with their kids are truly inspirational, but dads that CREATE dress up outfits for their children take this to a whole new level! Meet Designer Daddy, who creates breathtaking Disney inspired outfits for not only his children, but his clients too! You can also request a completely custom outfit from […]

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    Is Anna Kendrick Going To Play Squirrel Girl?

    This month we’ve got Harley Quinn, and we’ll have Wonder Woman soon, but forget all that for a second — you’d better get ready for Squirrel Girl. Like most people, you are probably asking who the heck that is. Well, she’s an awesome comic book hero who debuted in 1992’s Marvel Super-Heroes vol. 2, no. 8. She […]

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    Game of Thrones is Getting a Concert Tour Next Spring

    Remember the Star Trek concert tour from earlier this year? Well, that’s part of the greater trend of rad TV and movie scores getting the live treatment (usually accompanied with scenes, for the full effect), and what better TV show to add to that trend than Game of Thrones? Ramin Djawadi’s score is getting the full orchestral […]

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    Disney Mix is a Kid-Friendly Messaging App for Disney Fans

    Over the weekend, Disney pushed out their latest app. The messaging app market is already pretty crowded, but Disney Mix is adding to its ranks. Fair enough — it’s not like competition between messaging apps has any real meaning to Disney. Actually, that’s good news for the app — not needing to compete means Disney can have […]

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    23 Disney-Inspired Handbags Fit for a Princess

    I don’t know about you, but I am all about accessories. Pair that with Disney themes and I’m going to need another closet because I’m not going to be able to control this spending habit! From wallet-friendly to there goes my whole paycheck, we have an option to fit every budget. Handbags might not be […]

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    Meryl Streep Might be Joining the Cast of the New Mary Poppins Movie

    We’re getting to be pretty wary of sequels and reboots around here, but we’d be lying if we didn’t say, appropriately enough, that our hopes are floating high with Mary Poppins Returns. The original, as per usual these days, didn’t really beg a sequel, but if we must have one, it’s nice to know it’s being […]

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    Australians Are Being Told Not To Mark Jedi As Their Religion

    Australia has a long but limited tradition of its citizens having a laugh at the census by marking Jedi as their religion. Only about 65,000 marked down Jedi (can’t seem to find numbers on the Sith) during the 2011 census, compared to a population of 22.34 million countrywide, making the joke seem pretty harmless. Still, […]