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  • Margaret Atwood Comments on New THE HANDMAID’S TALE Series

    Margaret Atwood Comments on New THE HANDMAID’S TALE Series

    Author Margaret Atwood is 77 years old and she’s experiencing a bit of a revival.  In an interview with Entertainment Weekly that was released Friday, she discusses her inspiration for and impressions of the new The Handmaid’s Tale series on Hulu. Atwood talked in the interview about her experience in West Berlin, her study of 17th century puritan culture, 20th century totalitarian regimes and love of dystopian sci-fi which all lead her to write The Handmaid’s Tale.  That knowledge brought her to […]

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  • NETFLIX: What Is Arriving and Leaving May 2017

    NETFLIX: What Is Arriving and Leaving May 2017

    Every month, Netflix rotates their selection. Knowing this but not paying attention to the press release lists can lead to some unhappy households (like my husband and I waking up one morning to find X-Files gone) and some super happy nostalgia moments (like my husband cheesy-grinning over the animated The Real Ghostbusters). With a few days left in April, there are still a few shows and movies scheduled to leave ahead of May 1st. For your convenience, and last-ditch binging […]

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  • NASA is Making Progress on Greenhouses for Mars

    NASA is Making Progress on Greenhouses for Mars

    At the University of Arizona’s Controlled Environment Agriculture Center, an 18 foot long, 7 foot, 3 inch diameter lunar greenhouse chamber is equipped as a prototype bioregenerative life support system. Credits: University of Arizona The space race is not dead, and scientists are looking at Mars.  But Mars poses a new problem for our intrepid space travelers.  How do we survive for prolonged periods of time in space?  The answer seems to be the same as the answer we’re getting […]

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  • See New Photos and Video from KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

    See New Photos and Video from KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE

    The Kingsman sequel, Kingsman: The Golden Circle is coming in September, and it’s getting some buzz.  Last week, Entertainment Weekly released the first official photos from the film.  Two things happened so far this week.  We got a couple more photos, and Taron Egerton tweeted a crazy first look video. RELATED:  First Photos From KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE Are Here The photos come to us via Empire.  We get a really good look at Channing Tatum as one of the […]

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  • MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S2E3) In Their Own Quirky Ways

    MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S2E3) In Their Own Quirky Ways

    A swarm of building-sized robots goes tumbling– knocked off balance by a wave of ice– with a swipe of Shoto Todoroki’s hand. The son of the most successful professional hero, Flame Hero Endeavor, slips under the crumbling machines as they fall in the path of his pursuing schoolmates. With talent scouts in the audience, everyone feels the pressure to show their stuff on this obstacle course, but a handful of students are here to prove something more. Tenya Iida wants […]

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    Bill Potts: Doctor Who’s new Companion; My new Fashion Hero

    Last night we met Bill Potts, the Doctor’s newest companion. She’s a woman of color, a lesbian, quick-thinking, curious, adventurous and a terrific dresser. You can tell I’m not the only one who thinks so, because a quick search for “bill doctor who clothes” produces a lot– including this video produced by the BBC about Bill’s wardrobe: My favorite of her looks in the show were two shirts– a black and white shirt with a woman’s face on it: and a […]

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  • MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S2E1) That’s the Idea, Ochaco

    MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S2E1) That’s the Idea, Ochaco

    A new intro, a new season, and a lot of retreading of the premise. People have powers. Kids go to schools to master those powers. UA is the best school, and as such was attacked by villains. All Might rules. Beyond re-establishing past conflicts and existing dynamics, the season starter also sets up the focus for the weeks to come. An old man reads an expository letter, written and voiced by All Might, laying out all the details before finally […]

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  • Happy Birthday William Shatner!

    Happy Birthday William Shatner!

    Happy birthday to our original, Captain James T. Kirk also known as that Twitter-crazed, emoji loving’, William Shatner! You know how much we love him over here at GGA, we even have a whole segment on our podcast, Booze And Phasers (please subscribe) dedicated to his tweets, because they’re outstanding. So, in honor of this, the holiest of days, and because, of course he’s on a Twitter roll, lets take a look at some of our favorite birthday tweets: It is […]

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  • MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S01E11) Game Over

    MY HERO ACADEMIA Recap: (S01E11) Game Over

    Leaving their sinking boat and a writhing mass of sticky villains adrift, Tsu, Izuku and Mineta plan their next move. They could break for the exit, but Izuku fears for their teacher’s safety. Aizawa leapt to their defense a while ago, and he must be feeling the strain of this sustained battle. They swim to shore and watch from the edge of the fray. Throughout the facility, the other students are handling the goons sent to waylay them. Todoroki, striding […]

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  • Untitled X-MEN Series at Fox Adds TRUE BLOOD Star Stephen Moyer to Cast

    Untitled X-MEN Series at Fox Adds TRUE BLOOD Star Stephen Moyer to Cast

    There’s a new X-Men series coming out from Fox. We know very little about it except that it is about “two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers” and are then “Forced to go on the run from a hostile government” and eventually join up with “an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.” We also know that the series is created by Burn Notice creator Matt Nix and now, as of today, thanks to Variety, we […]

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  • SUPERNATURAL Rewatch: (S01E21) Salvation

    SUPERNATURAL Rewatch: (S01E21) Salvation

    Supernatural opens in Blue Earth Minnesota. A Priest (Richard Sali) turns the pages of his bible. However, the serenity of the moment is shattered by the arrival of an emotional Meg (Nicki Aycox). Sitting in one of the pews, she confesses everything to the Priest. As he looks down at her, it suddenly dawns on him that she is a demon. As he runs, Meg gives chase. She catches up to him in the basement of the church, but when he’s unable to help […]

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  • AGENTS OF SHIELD Recap: (S04E15) Self Control

    AGENTS OF SHIELD Recap: (S04E15) Self Control

    SHIELD has been compromised.  Aida has replace four agents with Life Decoy Models.  The question is…which four? Spoilers ahead…   At the end of last week’s episode, Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) discovered that HQ had been infiltrated by decoys of Director Mace (Jason O’Mara), Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg), Agent Mackenzie (Henry Simmons), and Agent Johnson (Chloe Bennett).  Agent Coulson revived LMD Agent May (Ming-Na Wen).  Dr. Holden Radcliffe (John Hannah) is in the Framework, […]

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  • MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER to Premiere April 14th on Netflix

    MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER to Premiere April 14th on Netflix

    YES! Netflix announced this morning that season 11 of Mystery Science Theater 3000, will be released April 14th! RELATED: Mystery Science Theater Is Coming Back! Joel Hodgson, the OG MST3K host and creator, announced back in 2015 that he would be bringing back the cult hit via Kickstarter. Well, the fans showed their excitement and support by crowdfunding a little over $6 million dollars. Then the cast was announced. Comedian Jonah Ray, would take over as the host, Felicia Day, […]

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  • Jamie Chung Cast as Blink in Untitled X-MEN Series for Fox

    Jamie Chung Cast as Blink in Untitled X-MEN Series for Fox

      The X-Men TV series being put out by Fox is starting to heat up even more! We’ve got casting news from Variety that the new series, from Burn Notice creator Matt Nix, has just cast Jamie Chung as the mutant, Blink. We saw a bit of her in X-Men: Days of Future Past as played by Bingbing Fan. She has the mutant power to create teleportation portals in a way very reminiscent to the video game, Portal. Clarice Fong, […]

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  • THE INHUMANS Series Finds Their Bad Guy in the Bastard Ramsey Bolton

    THE INHUMANS Series Finds Their Bad Guy in the Bastard Ramsey Bolton

    Yes. You read that correctly. Actor Iwan Rheon who played the Game of Thrones bastard Ramsey Bolton, easily one of the worst, most despicable, vile and manipulative villains ever on TV has been tapped to portray Maximus the Mad on the upcoming Marvel series, The Inhumans, for ABC. The Hollywood Reporter describes his character as “a clever and charming Inhuman that is fiercely devoted to the people of Attilan, especially his brother, the King — though he harbors an intense […]

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