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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Dec 10, 2019 at 11:53. 7 comments

It's a race against the cruelest of clocks in Crisis On Infinite Earths part two

It's a race against the cruelest of clocks in Crisis On Infinite Earths part two
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In what might be the most fast-paced crossover event yet, the gang of Arrowverse superheroes is racing against time. They need to gather all pieces of a puzzle to keep the antimatter from destroying the rest of the universe. The stakes are even higher now that Earth-38 is destroyed, Oliver is dead, and they only have...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Dec 02, 2019. 23 comments

The "Mad Tea Party" flips all of Batwoman on its head

The "Mad Tea Party" flips all of Batwoman on its head
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So, this is it. Tonight’s episode brings viewers the Mad Tea Party Alice has promised for the past couple of weeks. Ever since Mouse came onto the scene, this “party” has represented pinnacle point of their devious planning, and it did not disappoint. “Mad Tea Party” episode inverts everything so quickly—by the end,...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Nov 18, 2019. 23 comments

Trust remains a major obstacle for Kate on Batwoman

Trust remains a major obstacle for Kate on Batwoman
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Loneliness is Kate Kane’s most frequent emotional state. She’s felt it since she returned from her training, before she even took on the mantle of Batwoman. And she’s feeling it tenfold now that she is the vigilante. Kate’s touched on it before, especially when she had to stop seeing Reagan, but it seems like it’s...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Nov 11, 2019.

In “I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury," Kate Kane rescues Batwoman from its villain problem

In “I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury," Kate Kane rescues Batwoman from its villain problem
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Coming off the high of last week’s episode, “I’ll Be Judge, I’ll Be Jury” has a lot to live up to, but unfortunately chooses to offer a lackluster look at how the Crows and Jacob Kane are dealing with Batwoman. The show also introduces viewers to a new, one-episode villain with a noble, yet still malevolent, mission,...

Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Nov 04, 2019. 23 comments

Batwoman proves Kate Kane is the hero of her own story

Batwoman proves Kate Kane is the hero of her own story
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It was Halloween this past week, so Batwoman opting for a very sinister, dark, and chilling episode is the right move. Even though it could have felt forced, the development of the story is naturally getting more twisted as Kate goes further down the rabbit hole with Alice as her guide. Alice’s child-like euphemisms...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 28, 2019. 5 comments

Batwoman is still no Batman, and that's the whole point

Batwoman is still no Batman, and that's the whole point
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“Batman would have never done that.” Usually, if you hear a character say something more than two or three times, it’s important to note. And, boy, was this line a good summation of this episode. Now that Kate has stepped into full vigilante duty, the comparisons to her cousin are undeniable; their differences, even...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 21, 2019. 24 comments

Batwoman loses hope, but finally dons her most famous accessory

Batwoman loses hope, but finally dons her most famous accessory
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In its third episode, Batwoman finally delivers the flame-haired crusader we all came to see. Ruby Rose’s portrayal of the iconic character has left room for Kate to grow into the mantle, which she deserves—she’s a true hero that cares for those around her and family is always a top priority. That’s why it’s been a...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 14, 2019. 23 comments

Batwoman shows how Kate's family can make—or break—her

Batwoman shows how Kate's family can make—or break—her
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The source of a lot of strife for Kate Kane so far has to do with her twin sister, and the grief that’s followed Kate since Beth’s supposed death 15 years ago. Even this early on, Kate’s ongoing struggle with those she’s closest to could feel redundant. To its credit, Batwoman manages to do the opposite, making the...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 07, 2019. 24 comments

Batwoman's official entrance into the Arrowverse is full of grit and pacing issues

Batwoman's official entrance into the Arrowverse is full of grit and pacing issues
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Batwoman is the newest addition to The CW’s strong lineup of superhero content. The series, overseen by Caroline Dries, will introduce audiences to the network’s first lesbian-led superhero show (the honor of its first female-led superhero series goes to Supergirl). The show has big boots to fill with its place in the...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 04, 2019. 14 comments

This wild sketch about Amber Alerts just blew up Twitter

This wild sketch about Amber Alerts just blew up Twitter

Phone notifications are a part of life, some more exciting than others, and most so disconnected from your day-to-day that you glance at your screen for two seconds, tops. That includes weather updates, but also Amber Alerts: You never think you’re going to be the one to catch a perp, so it’s just another license plate lost in the wind. A new viral comedy sketch, however, posits a...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 03, 2019. 15 comments

Awkward dudes on the dance floor, the Bill Hader Dancing To meme is for you

Awkward dudes on the dance floor, the Bill Hader Dancing To meme is for you

For all you awkward lads trying to get down on the dance floor, your new hero has arrived in the form of Bill Hader. There’s no shortage of “they can dance to anything” memes—hi, Pennywise! —but this one takes the cake. The old SNL clip resurfaced earlier this month with the creation of the Bill Hader Dancing To Twitter account, with first pairing finding Hader grooving  to the 2010 party hit...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Oct 02, 2019. 10 comments

Move over Joanne, 'cause Lady Gaga says her next album's called...Adele

Move over Joanne, 'cause Lady Gaga says her next album's called...Adele

Naming an album after someone is fairly common—whether it’s a parent, an ex you wish was still your lover , or a role model, it’s certainly been done. And even though Lady Gaga used that as a model for her fifth album, Joanne, no one could have guessed what her next work would be called. On Tuesday, Mother Monster dropped a bomb on Twitter: “I’m calling my next album ADELE.” Gaga is one...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 27, 2019. 13 comments

Somebody thought it'd be a good idea to sell scented scissors to children

Somebody thought it'd be a good idea to sell scented scissors to children

Growing up, your mom or dad probably told you not to eat glue, chew with your mouth open, and—most importantly—run with scissors. But did mom and pop ever say anything about...sniffing them? Doubtful, so that’s why your good friends at Westcott created children’s scissors that are scented. Accurately—yet also unfortunately—called Sniffs, the scissors operate like the ones seen in elementary...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 26, 2019. 10 comments

Midsommar is filled with creepy subliminal faces, apparently

Midsommar is filled with creepy subliminal faces, apparently

[Spoilers for Midsommar below.]

Midsommar is a bright, terror-ridden film that’s scary enough without the fucking faces hidden in the trees we just learned about. Vigilant Twitter user @danielgaylewis tweeted a screenshot from Ari Aster’s film that draws our eyes to a very disturbing face in the background that you probably missed in the theater.

In the woods behind the procession...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 26, 2019. 9 comments

Stone Cold Steve Austin thinks The Good Place's Eleanor is a "legit snack"

Stone Cold Steve Austin thinks The Good Place's Eleanor is a "legit snack"

Holy mother forking shirt balls! If you’re a fan of The Good Place and Stone Cold Steve Austin , you’ll be pleased to know the former pro wrestler gave a shoutout to Kristen Bell’s Eleanor Shellstrop, who, as fans know, cited the Rattlesnake as one and only crush. USA Network, home to Austin’s current interview show Straight Up Steve Austin, tweeted a video of Austin sending a nice message to...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 21, 2019. 19 comments

It's a smokin' hot day in the neighborhood thanks to this Sexy Mr. Rogers costume

It's a smokin' hot day in the neighborhood thanks to this Sexy Mr. Rogers costume

Cinematic masterpiece Mean Girls declared that Halloween is when you can let your freak flag fly by dressing in lingerie in public. There’s some truth to that, of course, but that surely doesn’t give one permission to smut up the squeakiest of our squeaky clean icons. Alas, the popularity of last year’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and the upcoming A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood , have led...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 19, 2019. 14 comments

Whitney Houston creepy hologram tour kicks off in January

Whitney Houston creepy hologram tour kicks off in January

Granted, Whitney Houston is one of the most well-known musicians in recent memory and her hits like “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “I Will Always Love You” are legendary—generations to come will continue belting them out in cars, showers, and on dance floors. But is Houston’s legacy appeal so strong that fans would go out to see a holographic performance of the late singer?

Somebody sure...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 19, 2019. 11 comments

Experience the final moments of the Jeremy Renner app via this pseudo-app

Experience the final moments of the Jeremy Renner app via this pseudo-app

Jeremy Renner has tried to give the people what he apparently thinks they want. He gave them some original tunes about what heaven may or may not be called , and that didn’t really hit. He also tried to give the masses an app nobody really asked for, and it shuttered a few weeks ago, unsurprisingly. But if you missed out on the crazy train of the Jeremy Renner app experience , amazingly,...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 17, 2019. 17 comments

Listen to Alex Trebek, pronunciation fan, say "genre" over and over

Listen to Alex Trebek, pronunciation fan, say "genre" over and over

Television mainstay and badass cancer survivor Alex Trebek is a legend when it comes to game shows. Jeopardy is, and always will be, the epitome of that genre dof TV, and Trebek will always be the face of it in people’s minds. Obviously, being host since the ’80s makes it second nature, which includes getting into habits. For example, the way he says “genre.” It’s a super simple word;...

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Alani Vargas Alani Vargas Sep 14, 2019. 18 comments

Cops called to prevent 3,000-person hide-and-seek game in a Scottish IKEA

Cops called to prevent 3,000-person hide-and-seek game in a Scottish IKEA

Shopping in IKEA can be an extreme sport in itself. But in the midst of these massive stores full of containers, furniture, and Swedish meatballs also lies a pretty great foundation for hide-and-seek. However, when you plan to have 3,000 people partake in such a game, you should expect some pushback, especially from law enforcement. That’s exactly what happened in Scotland when some party...

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