Pablo Schreiber Opens Up About What American Gods’ King of Luck Wishes For

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While most of the lives in American Gods have intersected in one way or another over the show’s two seasons, Pablo Schreiber’s Mad Sweeney has perhaps covered the most ground. From the beginning, he’s been one of the players in Wednesday’s game with the keenest understanding of what the Norse god is getting at. We had…

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A New Graphic Novel Explores How Racism Made Weed Illegal

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For the last few years, a wave of legislation has been decriminalizing the recreational use of marijuana all across the United States. Cannabis advocates have long said that it should never have been illegal. The story of how the substance became outlawed in the first place combines willful ignorance, petty careerism,…

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Mission to Zyxx’s Third Season Is Bolder and Taking the Piss Out of Star Wars in the Freshest Way

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In its third season, Mission To Zyxxa sci-fi/improv comedy podcast about a squad of spacefaring ambassadors traveling around the galaxy on various diplomatic missions—is changing. With lore that’s getting deeper with each episode, the series is becoming bigger and more ambitious, all while staying true to its…

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Game of Thrones’ David Peterson Discusses Using Language to Help Create the World of Ice and Fire

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Game of Thrones is finally back for its eighth and final season, and with it comes a journey back into one of the show’s coolest non-dragon elements: Its use of language. David J. Peterson has spent years crafting the Dothraki and High Valyrian languages for Game of Thrones, and may or may not have been approached…

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High Life’s Claire Denis and Robert Pattinson Dissect the Film’s Messages About Prison

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Claire Denis’ High Life is a film you have to go into while in the right frame of mind in order to even begin understanding it. As discombobulated as the first viewing might leave you feeling, it also ends in a way that urges you to go back and watch it again with a more discerning, adjusted perspective now that…

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The Tick TV Show Doesn’t Give a Damn About Your Cynicism

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Two years ago, a new version of The Tick premiered during Amazon’s Pilot Season promotion with a first episode that felt queasy, paranoid, and claustrophobic. It definitely wasn’t The Tick of years past. But, for the most part, any worries about Ben Edlund’s big, lovable crimefighter melted away as that first season…

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s Lachlan Watson Talks ‘Building Subtlety’ for Theo’s Journey

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The first part of Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ended with Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) signing her name in the Book of the Beast, signifying major changes for the teenage witch. But she’s not the only character who’s seen change in their lives. In an interview with io9, Lachlan Watson talks about…

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When Asked About Marvel LGBTQ Heroes, Kevin Feige Says He Wants All Fans to ‘See Themselves Reflected’

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Rumor has it Marvel Studios’ upcoming film, The Eternals, could feature the first openly gay character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No one has confirmed that yet and, in fact, no one has formally confirmed The Eternals is even happening. However, at the recent junket for Avengers: Endgame, we asked Marvel Studios…

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There’s a Good Reason Why the Avengers’ White Suits Are in Endgame’s Marketing

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So far, the trailers for Avengers: Endgame have given us almost nothing. We know a lot of people are dead, we know the Avengers are sad and have a plan, but that’s kind of it. However, there are those intriguing white suits everyone is wearing, which seem more than a little significant.

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