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AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 15, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: May 1 - May 3

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 15, 2019.

The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore talks tech ethics

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The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore is no stranger to taking on the big news items with a mixture of humor and social consciousness. It’s only fitting then that on the day that Apple released its long-gestating Apple Watch, Wilmore and his esteemed panel look at the “dicey ethics” that come into play when buying a new phone, watch, or other device. As per usual, the panel shares a range of...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 15, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: July 22 - July 24

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 15, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: December 25 - December 27

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 15, 2019.

5 things to watch, read, listen to, and play this weekend

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The comedy special to watchHasan Minhaj: Homecoming King

“[Hasan] Minhaj, with his boyish handsomeness and his California bro’s swagger (the special is filmed in Minhaj’s hometown of Davis) comes out of the gate dropping a clutter of pop cultural signposts (Drake, YOLO, comic books, #blessed, and the like) that belie the tightly written, startlingly heartfelt nature of his show....

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018)

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Release Date: July 6, 2018

The story: Peyton Reed, who’s directing once again, has said that the movie will pick up post-Civil War, with Scott Lang still a global fugitive. This sequel will also present Ant-Man and the Wasp as co-leads, now that Hope Van Dyne’s got her own Pym Particle-powered suit.

Who appears:
Ant-Man
Wasp
Hank Pym
Luis

Noteworthy events: Unknown. Reed was beaten to the Giant-Man...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: March 13 - March 15

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Watch the debut of the docu-news show Outpost, tonight on Fusion

<a href="https://www.avclub.com/watch-the-debut-of-the-docu-news-show-outpost-tonight-1798259622" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Watch the debut of the docu-news show <i>Outpost</i>, tonight on Fusion</a>

Tonight marks the debut of Outpost on Fusion, a.k.a. the channel that’s bringing you The A.V. Club on TV every week. This new show bridges investigative journalism with adventure travel to share untold human, social, and cultural stories. Season one focuses on stories based in Latin America that resonate on a global scale. The series will air Sunday nights with English versions...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: May 22 - May 24

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Alfred Pennyworth

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Who he is: Alfred Pennyworth

His power: No real powers, but as Bruce Wayne’s longtime mentor/butler, he’s one of the few people with the guts to call Batman out when he’s being ridiculous.

His story: Alfred has only appeared in Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, but that film made it pretty clear that he’s almost as tough as Batman himself. Alfred used to be a member of the British Special...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: March 4 - March 6

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Misdirected: Great directorial debacles in film history

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Comedy Central’s Big Time In Hollywood, FL focuses on the exploits of two brothers and amateur filmmakers who get in over their heads as their latest project/scheme spirals out of control. Big Time In Hollywood, FL’s Dolfe brothers, Jack and Ben, might just be a couple of kids trying to hoodwink their parents, but actual Hollywood (California) directors have gotten stuck in their own insane...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Tell us about your pop culture weekend: February 3-5

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 14, 2019.

Lex Luthor

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Who he is: Lex Luthor, a.k.a. Alexander Luthor Jr., a.k.a. Prisoner AC231940

His power: Lex Luthor has no superpowers, but he is ruthless and unimaginably wealthy and possesses one of the most powerful minds on planet Earth.

His story: Lex Luthor arrives in Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice with his hatred of the “demon from the sky,” Superman, fully formed. Besides keeping tabs on a number...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 13, 2019.

Wong

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Who he is: Wong

His power: Same powers as other Masters Of The Mystic Arts, as well as moderate skills as a librarian. He also possesses the Wand Of Watoomb and enjoys listening to Beyoncé.

His story: Far from the manservant of the comics, Wong in Doctor Strange is a talented sorcerer in his own right, one of the most talented and dedicated students of the Ancient One. He’s the librarian at...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 13, 2019.

Watch the first episode of Comedy Central’s Big Time In Hollywood, FL before it hits TV

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Comedy Central’s newest series Big Time In Hollywood, FL, executive produced by Ben Stiller, premieres next Wednesday on Comedy Central. But Comedy Central is making the whole debut episode available on The A.V. Club today. It’s right there at the top of this page! You can’t miss it.

The opening half hour, “Severance,” introduces us to the two aspiring (and delusional) auteurs at the...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 12, 2019.

Karen Page

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Who she is: Karen Page

Her power: No superpowers, but she’s a reasonably competent journalist despite having absolutely no training in that field. She also possesses the steely determination needed to commit murder, at least when her life is in danger.

Her story: Karen Page made her debut in the first season of Marvel’s Daredevil, and she was originally an employee of Union Allied...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 12, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: November 20- November 22

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 12, 2019.

Tell us about your pop-culture weekend: June 26 - June 28

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AVQ&AWelcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences.  

We’ve expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our weekly thought-starter—by asking you (and us) a simple question each week: What pop culture did you consume this weekend,...

AV Club Staff AV Club Staff Jul 12, 2019.

Reasonable Discussions: February 22

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Here’s your weekly open thread, now operating under the rubric of Reasonable Discussions, as suggested by a few commenters. Thank you for making our site’s community vibrant, intelligent, and fun!

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