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The Alien Vs. Predator saga was almost resolved over a game of football The Alien Vs. Predator saga was almost resolved over a game of football

Those wacky Aliens and Predators sure love fighting each other. Neither content with starring in their own, often very good films, the two murderous extraterrestrial species have knocked heads in comics, games, and movies, the last of which are so bad even Sigourney “Ripley” Weaver herself found their existence…

Guy raises thousands of dollars to mercilessly parody Cards Against Humanity

Chances are, you’ve played Cards Against Humanity. Over the last decade, the Apples To Apples-style card game has reached saturation status as the go-to activity for people who like to giggle into their hands at purposefully offensive jokes without having to actually come up with them on their own. If you, like many,…

Hawkeye's dumb new haircut is the Avengers: Endgame hero we deserve Hawkeye's dumb new haircut is the Avengers: Endgame hero we deserve

Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye, the unwanted youngest child of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is back for next month’s Avengers: Endgame. On its own, this is not particularly surprising: With the franchise down so many characters, every superhero, D-list or otherwise, is needed for the next big superhero showdown.

Lamb Of God and friends drown out Westboro Baptist morons with an army of kazoos Lamb Of God and friends drown out Westboro Baptist morons with an army of kazoos

The only appropriate response to the Westboro Baptist Church, the Christian sect infamous for its neon-signed hate protests, is to ridicule them. Their gatherings are hollering celebrations of homophobia, transphobia, racism, and every other conceivable form of bigoted thought, displayed on cardboard signs carried by…

Fan-made trailer embraces the dramatic potential of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

Plans to remake, rework, or otherwise revive The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air have been messy for years. Will Smith, who once said the sitcom would come back “pretty close to when hell freezes over,” also posted support for an animated take on the show around the same time a trademark application was filed for the phrase…

Lori Loughlin's college scam achieved every parent's dream: Getting their child an Amazon partnership Lori Loughlin's college scam achieved every parent's dream: Getting their child an Amazon partnership

Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, so desperate for less-full houses that they allegedly resorted to the oh-so-American crime of scamming college entrance processes for their children, are not exactly masters of subterfuge. Still, that doesn’t mean that at least one of their kids, Loughlin’s daughter, Olivia Jade…

Here's Mitt Romney blowing out his birthday candles one by one, just like a real human boy Here's Mitt Romney blowing out his birthday candles one by one, just like a real human boy

There are so many reasons to feel upset when thinking about Mitt “Mittens” Romney, but, for today at least, let’s just zoom in on one specific thing: his absolutely bizarre approach to blowing out birthday candles.

The actor who played King Joffrey reflects on pissing himself while filming Reign Of Fire The actor who played King Joffrey reflects on pissing himself while filming Reign Of Fire

Jack Gleeson, the actor best known for playing Game Of Thrones’ petulant monster-boy, King Joffrey, seems like a perfectly nice person. He’s heavily involved with charity, is effortlessly funny in interviews, and is also the kind of guy who, when talking to Vulture about his career, has no qualms about talking about…

Goose, the cat from Captain Marvel, is the star of a new, very nice meme Goose, the cat from Captain Marvel, is the star of a new, very nice meme

The writers, director, producers, and publicists behind Captain Marvel have done a lot of work to position their new movie as the story of a superpowered human being. Despite their best efforts, though, the internet understands that, really, everything in the film unrelated to its most notable character, an alien cat…

Gaze upon the forsaken wardrobes of movie premieres past Gaze upon the forsaken wardrobes of movie premieres past

We value fashion at The A.V. Club. While other websites fawn over momentary trends, we dig through history to unearth timeless styles, helping you find new looks inspired by occasions as artistically momentous as the 1995 Indiana Jones Adventure opening.

A detailed history of '90s butt cuts unearths links to Disney princes, gender theory A detailed history of '90s butt cuts unearths links to Disney princes, gender theory

Back in the ‘90s, a 13-year old boy wasn’t truly cool unless he had a single pierced ear, a pet snake he fed mice to in front of his friends, or that floppy, center-parted ‘do referred to as a “butt cut.” These first two lifestyle choices required the help of parents, but there was nothing stopping any young go-getter…

Please enjoy some bizarre police reports in animated form

The sort of language used by government officials—stiff and matter-of-fact—can, under the right circumstances, be hilarious. Official-ese descriptions may work well enough to summarize break-ins or issue parking tickets, but the terms used in, say, court transcripts or police reports often fall flat when confronted…

Video game Twitter account asks the most important question of all: "Can you pet the dog?" Video game Twitter account asks the most important question of all: "Can you pet the dog?"

Over the years, video games have grown massively in fidelity and scope. The virtual worlds they offer are increasingly complex, many of the highest-budget releases allowing players to interact with other characters and objects in an attempt to create digital settings that feel truly alive. And yet, as one Twitter…

An 8-year old builds a computer, makes us all look stupid in comparison

Most kids spend their pre-teen years putting stuff in their noses, marveling at how squeaking their armpits sounds like a fart, and trying to keep their young brains from exploding at the concept of long division. An 8-year old named Michelle, though, is out here building computers—computers that turn on and work and…

The best way to watch the new Game Of Thrones trailer is with Jaime Lannister's running commentary The best way to watch the new Game Of Thrones trailer is with Jaime Lannister's running commentary

We all know, theoretically, that actors are not the same people as their best-known characters. And yet, we watch, say, Game Of Thrones’ murder-giant The Mountain read love poems or sniveling sociopath Joffrey’s real-life counterpart quit acting to help the work of charitable organizations and the cognitive…

Well, now we know what The Avengers might've looked like if it was made in the '90s

With this week’s Captain Marvel bringing superheroes back to the ancient past of the 1990s, YouTube channel What’s The Mashup has followed suit with a remixed, Clinton-era version of The Avengers that sees the box office mainstays born again, eyes free of the horror yet to arrive in the form of Twitter-using…

Here, for your consideration, is some footage from the Lindsay Lohan VOD werewolf movie

Werewolves are such compelling monsters that their stories can be told in any number of ways. They can be funny or terrifying, but they can also be tragic figures. Werewolves can also, as Lindsay Lohan’s newest movie shows, be the stars of low-budget political thrillers about private detectives who may or may not turn…

Here's all the Chucky movies summarized in weirdly cheerful animated form

In advance of a bunch of new Chucky-based projects, many of us, negligent in our studies, may feel adrift in trying to remember 30-plus years of killer doll lore. Fortunately, the historians at Tell It Animated have condensed the entire series, from 1988's Child’s Play to 2017's Cult of Chucky, into an animated…

Hero turns the sounds of the office they're about to quit into beautiful music Hero turns the sounds of the office they're about to quit into beautiful music

Everyday life is great fodder for art. Whether it’s the 19th century literary realists or the musicians and visual artists who use found objects to create their work, the mundane can be a great source of inspiration.

Big Dairy strikes again in the form of viral "throw cheese at your baby" challenge Big Dairy strikes again in the form of viral "throw cheese at your baby" challenge

While everyone’s been busy worrying about Momo, the creepy prank ghost said to be haunting YouTube Kids, a greater internet threat has snuck up right under our children’s noses and lightly slapped them in the face.

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