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Aug 13 2014

The Final Countdown: Best TV Characters, Batman Lonely and Tomb Raider Deal

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arya stark

Go here to see who the best characters on TV are.

Entertainment Weekly opened up a poll on their site asking “Who is the best character on television,” and I absolutely adore who the readers chose as the top choice. I don’t agree with it, necessarily, and I suspect that some Bob’s Burgers Twitter or Facebook groups got involved, but it’s a fun choice, all the same.”

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Why Batman doesn’t have any friends – [Cracked]
Microsoft’s Tomb Raider deal is time sensitive – [Insert Coin]
The five most likable villains on TV – [TVO]
How to make the perfect action franchise – [FilmDrunk]
Why watermelon water is a thing now – [SheBudgets]
Five things about Android TV – [Worthly]
The end of the Hunger Games approaches – [CelebrityToob]
Commander Shepard reads Commander Shepard – [GeeksAreSexy]
Dog tries to save a fish in water – [TheChive]
The best news headline of the day – [WWIW]
Lauren Bacall dies at 89 – [OMGBLOG]

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Aug 12 2014

The Final Countdown: Celebrity Talents, Outlander Thrives and 1 TB Xbox One

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arnold2

Go here to see celebrities that are great at something surprising.

“Tom Cruise would probably be a shitty plumber. The truth is, most people are only extraordinarily great at one thing (if that) and celebrities are no different — Shaquille O’Neal was a fine basketball player but would likely not have become famous if he’d focused entirely on acting and rapping.”

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Outlander is actually very good – [Pajiba]
Microsoft debuts 1 TB Xbox One – [Insert Coin]
Boardwalk Empire releases season five trailer – [TVO]
Zoolander 2 may actually happen – [FilmDrunk]
Some amazing superhero beers – [GeeksAreSexy]
NFL rookies that could have fantasy impact – [TheChive]
Help if you’re overwhelmed at a new job – [SheBudgets]
Five things you didn’t know about Radio Shack – [Worthly]
The best news headline of the day – [WWIW]
Read my sci-fi books if you haven’t! – [Earthborn]

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Aug 11 2014

The Final Countdown: Bad Movie Moments, TMNT Hits and Xbox One Loses

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Go here to see baffling moments in otherwise great movies.

“Look, we understand: No one can create the perfect movie. But sometimes, perfection is simply a scene-cut away. We asked you to show us times in some of our most favorite films when the filmmakers had a momentary lapse in judgement.”

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TMNT is a surprising smash hit – [FilmDrunk]
Why it’s okay if Microsoft loses money on Xbox One – [Insert Coin]
Five great TV performances by movie actors – [TVO]
The science behind flying in a V – [GeeksAreSexy]
AMC’s first Better Call Saul teaser – [Pajiba]
Luxury items to replace with cheaper ones -[SheBudgets]
Disabled dog gets some new wheels – [TheChive]
Kim Kardashian making a book of selfies – [CelebrityToob]
The most expensive fitness trackers  [Worthly]
What the best desserts in the world look like – [Izismile]
Minor Game of Thrones actor dies into filming – [OMGBLOG]

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Aug 08 2014

The Final Countdown: Movie Symbolism, Pratt Rejected and Hanks Auditions

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Go here to see famous movies with hidden symbolism.

“We can’t stress enough just how little you’re paying attention during movies. Like, we’re surprised you even remember what you just watched. Once more our readers have brought you incredible details you missed in some of your favorite movies.”

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Leading man roles Chris Pratt was rejected for – [Pajiba]

Tom Hanks auditions for Forrest Gump – [FilmDrunk]

Blizzard reveals how to import your Diablo 3 save – [Insert Coin]

Happy Gilmore as an 8-bit games – [GeeksAreSexy]

Looking back on Orange is the New Black – [TVO]

The average cost of raising a child – [Worthly]

The funniest movie marquees ever – [WWIW]

Frozen creator has a new film – [SheBudgets]

Barack Obama sings Fancy – [CelebrityToob]

Katy Perry silences girl – [TheChive]

The definition of a bad day – [Izismile]

Lil Kim feuds with Nicki Minaj – [OMGBLOG]

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Aug 07 2014

The Final Countdown: Spy Films, Comics Crossovers and Twitch Copyright

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Go here to see the best spy films that aren’t about technology.

“Last month in The Guardian, spy novelist Charles Cumming wrote an essay postulating that modern technology has killed the spy thriller. It’s hardly a new idea, with other writers in recent years pointing out that many of the tools used to create suspense in older films are now impossible when someone can just make a cellphone call, or discover a person’s true identity with a quick Google search. It’s a compelling argument, but one film currently playing in cinemas, A Most Wanted Man, proves that modern technology is no impediment to suspenseful storytelling.”

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Unlicensed crossovers in comics – [Cracked]
Twitch starts swinging a copyright sledgehammer – [Insert Coin]
First trailer for final season of Sons of Anarchy – [TVO]
Who is on deck for True Detective now? – [CelebrityToob]
Every X-Men movie in three minutes – [GeeksAreSexy]
Wu Tang reunited on The Daily Show – [WarmingGlow]
Larry David heading to Broadway – [SheBudgets]
The five largest Google acquisitions – [Worthly]
Food laws that could land you in jail – [theChive]
A gallery of TV dopplegangers – [Izismile]
Jack Vale exposes bad customer service – [WWIW]

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Aug 06 2014

The Final Countdown: Hidden Messages, Pratt Yearbook and Wii U AC

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Go here to see offensive marketing messages hidden in ad campaigns.

“Advertising executives have to have their thumb on the pulse of pop culture at all times. After all, how else are you going to sell diapers for dogs if you can’t quickly and accurately reference the latest episode of The Walking Dead? But all too often a marketing department will shoot for the “hip” and end up with the “wildly offensive.” Nobody involved in these ads likely had anything but the best of intentions, which is why it’s all the funnier that, with glistening eyes and purity in their hearts, they accidentally wound up endorsing pedophilia and the Nazis.”

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Chris Pratt’s old yearbook photo – [FilmDrunk]

Ubisoft not releasing a Wii U Assassin’s Creed game – [Insert Coin]

The search for the worst movie ever – [Pajiba]

Elisabeth Moss circling True Detective – [TVO]

How Winter Soldier should have ended – [GeeksAreSexy]

The Russian duck whisperer – [TheChive]

The five biggest matchmaking websites – [Worthly]

Alternative methods to paying your bills – [SheBudgets]

Kim West is now a person, not Kardashian – [CelebrityToob]

Will Ferrell in new Russ Meyer film – [OMGBLOG]

The 20 best internet pictures – [WWIW]

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Aug 05 2014

The Final Countdown: Character Inspiration, Cobie Smulders and GameStop’s Policies

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jabba

Go here to see characters that are based on real people.

“Every story you’ve ever watched or read includes characters that are, in reality, based on somebody the writer knew. Nobody can invent a bunch of human beings out of whole cloth, so writers take real people and change their names (note that it’s much more fun when it’s someone the author hated). But you’d be surprised to see how totally out of left field the real-life inspirations often are.”

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Cobie Smulders in CapAm 2 deleted scene – [FilmDrunk]

GameStop is changing their trading policies – [Insert Coin]

The five largest Facebook acquisitions – [Worthly]

Interview with The Flash cast – [TVO]

The LEGO and Guardians are exactly the same – [GeeksAreSexy]

Celebrity broken engagements – [Pajiba]

Why is there a routing number on a check – [SheBudgets]

Making a Big Mac a fancy meal – [TheChive]

Movie crew in danger during failed stunt – [Izismile]

Guy raps about working at Safeway – [WWIW]

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Aug 04 2014

The Final Countdown: Marvel Movies, High Tech Hangouts and Serkis’ Jungle Book

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jean grey

Go here to see female Marvel characters who could carry their own movie.

“Last week Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced he’s really into the idea of a female-led movie, he just doesn’t know when they’d fit one in to their schedule, which has releases pretty much booked through 2019.”

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High tech movie places that don’t make sense – [Cracked]
Andy Serkis’s Jungle Book movie will be great – [FilmDrunk]
The solution to Destiny’s Raid problem – [Insert Coin]
An awesome new Sons of Anarchy poster – [TVO]
A great sale on big flash drives – [GeeksAreSexy]
How to get rid of acne scars – [SheBudgets]
A gallery of want vs. need – [theChive]
Onscreen couples with real relationships – [CelebrityToob]
Five engineers who are billionaire – [Worthly]
Chinese knock-offs of brands – [Izismile]
When Ricky Gervais was a pop star – [WWIW]

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Aug 01 2014

The Final Countdown: Ninja Turtles, Game Over and PS Now

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Go here to see the best and worst Ninja Turtles games ever made.

“The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have had success with pretty much everything they’ve tried. The Turtles have left big two-toed footprints in the world of comics, TV, toys and movies, but ultimately the medium they’re most at home in may just be video games. There have been a lot of TMNT games, almost 50 by my count, and a shocking number of them have been good to great (although there’s been a few turtle turds as well).”

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The most sadistic Game Over scenes – [Cracked]
PlayStation Now is too complicated – [Insert Coin]
Smarter shows have viewers that watch less commercials – [Pajiba]
The biggest white collar criminals ever – [Worthly]
Batman and Bear Robin – [GeeksAreSexy]
Chris Pratt says people are ready for Parks and Rec to end – [TVO]
Photos from cheery North Korea – [theChive]
Big Bang Theory halted by contract negotiations – [CelebrityToob]
Allison Williams will be a great Peter Pan – [SheBudgets]
The best headline of the day – [WWIW]
Bear saves a crow from drowning – [Izismile]
Deadmau5 and Rob Ford go for coffee – [OMGBLOG]

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Jul 31 2014

The Final Countdown: Loud Quotes, Boredom Killing and Destiny Raids

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loud noises

Go here to see the best triple exclamation point quotes in cinema.

Some quotes are louder than others, and the yelled ones are often the most memorable in certain movies. Here are 25 quotes that are memorable for their words, but also their volume.

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Eight free games to kill boredom – [Cracked]

Destiny requires five friends for raids – [Insert Coin]

Time Warner loses 152,000 subscribers – [TVO]

Best new trailer for Interstellar – [GeeksAreSexy]

Jamie Foxx will play Mike Tyson – [FilmDrunk]

Great Meryl Streep quotes – [SheBudgets]

Celebrities who regret their public statements – [CelebrityToob]

These are the worst people – [Izismile]

The highest grossing Harry Potter movies – [Worthly]

Paranormal Pugtivity – [theChive]

The ’80s at its finest – [WWIW]

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Jul 30 2014

The Final Countdown: Rags to Riches, Rambo and Nintendo Woes

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rags

Go here to see the best rags to riches movies.

“Everyone loves a good rags to riches story, when someone starts out at the bottom of the world and rises to the top. Some of these tales come from real life, and have been adapted into film. Others are invented by Hollywood itself, and become myth after release. The following films are some of the most classic and beloved examples of our love affair with getting rich, and all can be watched way more than once. If I’ve forgotten any that are close to your heart, feel free to suggest them in the comments.”

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Soldiers more badass than Rambo – [Cracked]
Nintendo posts another huge loss despite MK8 – [Insert Coin]
Celebrating Arnold’s best lines – [FilmDrunk]
Five things about new WW Gal Gadot – [TVO]
A cool Aperture messenger bag – [GeeksAreSexy]
How to use a cell phone tracker – [SheBudgets]
Why Sons of Anarchy is right for Lea Michele – [CelebrityToob]
On man’s amazing workout routine – [TheChive]
The leaked Deadpool test footage is amazing – [WWIW]
Girl is devastated when her brother grows up – [Izismile]
DMX loses it on a theme park ride – [OMGBLOG]

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