Neil Gaiman Wishes Good Omens Didn’t Feel Quite So Close to Our Reality

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In Amazon’s new adaptation of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens, the actual impending Armageddon kind of takes a back seat to other elements of the apocalyptic story, in part because of the show’s understanding that we’ve all grown rather weary of the genre at a time when the world often feels as if it’s…

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Senator Kamala Harris Invokes Avengers: Infinity War to Defend Net Neutrality

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Democratic Senator and Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is a fan of superhero films, and has been known to use them to illustrate ideas related to her various political platforms. Following Congressman Michael Doyle Jr.’s (D, Pa.) Save the Internet Act making it through the House in a 232-190 vote, Harris took to…

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Fake FCC Comments, Shark DNA, and the Edge of Everything: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

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Hopefully your week has been better than leading New York politicians, like NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew “Amazon” Cuomo—both of whom are still dealing with the disastrous fallout from the failed deal to subsidize a new Amazon facility in Queens’s Long Island City neighborhood. (Adding insult to injury:…

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https://gizmodo.com/fake-fcc-comments-shark-dna-and-the-edge-of-everythin-1832858113

The Fathers Project Imagines a Radical World Where HIV/AIDS Never Happened

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While we’re now able to look back and see, statistically, how the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic devastated the North American queer community, it’s impossible to quantify the impact that lost generation of lives could have had on the world had they lived. Leo Herrera’s The Fathers Project web series imagines…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-fathers-project-imagines-a-radical-world-where-hiv-1831984203

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Drops Watchmen Fire in Response to Criticism

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House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) won the race for New York’s 14th congressional district by leading with her democratic socialist politics and running on a progressive platform advocating for an increased marginal tax rate on the wealthy and universal healthcare. Much to the surprise of her new…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/congresswoman-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-drops-watchmen-f-1831675433

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

Andy Serkis Doing Gollum as a Brexit-Hungry Theresa May Is the Last Thing You Will See Before You Die

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Things have not been going too swell for British Prime Minister Theresa May as of late. After a majority of ministers within the House of Commons voted to find the British government in contempt of Parliament (for the first time in history) for not publishing details about May’s much-maligned Brexit plan that was…

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