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The Batman's Matt Reeves Will Co-Produce Switchboard, a 1940s-Set Horror Movie

Unfortunately, it’s not a remake of Witchboard, which would be both hilarious and amazing, but Switchboard will put a period spin on one of horror’s most well-worn tropes: the killer who loves talking on the phone almost as much as he loves taking lives.Read more...

Let's Ruin the Moon

The Moon taunts us. It is very far away, which has historically protected it from the human species’ innate desire to desecrate it. Fortunately, NASA announced on Thursday it has now selected the four companies it will contract with to jump-start capitalism on the Moon, thereby eliminating its unfair and unearned…Read more...

This Year is So Long That You Probably Forgot Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Which is Now $20, Came Out in 2020

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (PS4) | $20 | AmazonRead more...

Summon the X-Men, the Best Toys of the Week Are Here

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the latest and greatest in nerdy merchandise. This week: The Wand Company wants to score a super effective hit on your wallet with some life-sized Poké Balls, Hasbro dips into the X-Men’s bold new age, and Jem and the Holograms’ Misfits get some outrageously glam …Read more...

Letitia Wright Responds to Backlash for Sharing Transphobic, Antivax Video

In yet another example of how the best rule of thumb is to simply never tweet, Black Panther star Letitia Wright has found herself on the receiving end of a significant amount of backlash from the public. This came after she shared a video of a YouTuber who questioned the seriousness of the ongoing covid-19 pandemic,…Read more...

Do You Find Darth Vader Hot? Drew Barrymore Does

A tribute to the actor under the Darth Vader mask, David Prowse, gave way to a startling revelation on The Drew Barrymore Show this week: Drew Barrymore’s first crush was Darth Vader. Though the Drew’s News conversation with guest host Ross Matthews began for the sake of commemorating the death of Prowse, which…Read more...

'Tis the Holiday Season in the Friday Gif Party

You better watch out (but I’m not gonna tell you not to cry because 2020 has been a thing). Santa Claus is coming to town, and so is this week’s gif party! It’s time to decorate our homes, light up the tree, prep the menorah, and boogie into the weekend with some well-deserved gifs. Read more...

The 10 Best Deals of December 4, 2020

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Sci-Fi Short Alone Packs All the Drama of a Feature Into 20 Minutes

Marooned after a disaster on her ship, alone and dangerously close to a black hole, Kaya Torres (Steph Barkley) sends a distress call into the void—and is shocked when a similarly lonesome stranded traveler named Hammer (Thomas Wilson Brown) responds. In Alone, we see the surprising outcome of this chance meeting.Read more...

These Are the Ages When Alcohol Is Most Dangerous to the Brain, Researchers Say

Alcohol has many well-known negative effects on our health, but a new paper this week highlights what are likely the most harmful periods during a lifetime to have alcohol in your system, at least when it comes to our brains.Read more...

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