Warner Bros: Yes, We’re Aware Trump Ripped Off the Dark Knight Rises OST, No, He’s Not Allowed to Do That

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To follow the doings of Donald Trump even briefly is to be constantly bombarded with a stream of indignities, breaches of protocol, reality-warping lies, and extended middle fingers, ranging from the petty (his staff photoshopping him to look thinner) to the outrageous (brazen efforts to make our cruel health care…

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https://gizmodo.com/warner-bros-yes-were-aware-trump-ripped-off-the-dark-1833931127

C’mon, people, let’s leave poor Jar Jar out of this

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First, a word of reassurance to anybody who woke up this morning and saw that Star Wars’ least-favorite Gungan was trending on Twitter: Jar Jar Binks isn’t dead. (It’s not his birthday, either. Or hatch-day? We’re sure someone out there knows if Jar Jars do live birth, and if they could do us a favor and never, ever @…

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https://news.avclub.com/cmon-people-lets-leave-poor-jar-jar-out-of-this-1832676141

Trump’s Absurd Game of Thrones Poster Is Now Real and Making Appearances at Meetings

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Careful, trademark infringement lawsuits may be coming. Even though HBO has already warned President Donald Trump to stop using Game of Thrones imagery to stoke fear and hate, he’s doubling down by turning his November 2018 meme poster into a real, tangible item. Accomplishing, well, who even knows at this point.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/trumps-absurd-game-of-thrones-poster-is-now-real-and-ma-1831435022

Netflix Pulls American TV Episode in Saudi Arabia That Criticizes Khashoggi Murder and Silicon Valley Investment

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Netflix has removed an episode of comedian Hasan Minhaj’s show Patriot Act from the streaming platform in Saudi Arabia amid pressure from the Saudi government. The episode, which was first made available around the world on October 28, 2018, criticized government leaders over the murder of Washington Post reporter…

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https://gizmodo.com/netflix-pulls-tv-episode-in-saudi-arabia-criticizing-kh-1831426649

HBO Would Like Donald Trump to Stop Using Game of Thrones Memes to Stoke Fear Ahead of Elections

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Days ahead of the U.S.’s important midterm elections, Donald Trump has continued on his crusade to stoke fear in the hearts of the country’s conservatives with blatant lies and racism. Today, that took the form of a Game of Thrones meme that HBO is none too pleased about.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/hbo-would-like-donald-trump-to-stop-using-game-of-thron-1830183295