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Catcalling Comic Illustrates Street Harassment From The Very Beginning

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | August 29, 2014 | Women
Sometimes it's hard for even the most empathetic of men to understand the level of street harassment most women face. So if you ever need to explain it to someone, this comic may come in handy. Ursa Eyer, an artist based in New Orleans, was inspired to...

St. Louis County Police Chief Defends Aggressive Response To Ferguson Protests

Ryan J. Reilly | August 28, 2014 | Politics
CLAYTON, Mo. -- The head of the Saint Louis County Police, who oversaw the crackdown on protests in nearby Ferguson shortly after a teenager was shot and killed by a police officer there, is defending the way his officers used military-style equipment even during peaceful daytime protests. Chief Jon...

$3.2 Million on eBay for Superman Comic Sets New Auction Record

artnet | Priscilla Frank | August 27, 2014 | Arts
By Alexander Forbes See the original story on artnet News Previous owner Darren Adams with Action Comics No. 1 ahead of the sale. Photo: Courtesy eBay. The first comic book ever to feature Superman, Action Comics No. 1 (1938), has broken...

Donald Glover To Voice Spider-Man Miles Morales In Disney's 'Ultimate Spider-Man'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | August 26, 2014 | Entertainment
Four years later, #Donald4SpiderMan is finally a success! While the "Community" actor and rapper's fan-spurred Twitter campaign fell short in its original goal, the role going to Andrew Garfield, Glover is set to voice the character of Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe version of Spider-Man, in an episode of Disney...

Spanish Artist Puño Is Fulfilling All Of Your Nickelodeon-Meets-Pop-Art Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | August 25, 2014 | Arts
Is there a universal sense of humor, one cosmic joke that would force even the grumpiest earthlings to erupt into laughter? We're not sure, but a Spanish artist by the name of Puño has come painfully close. Below, you'll see our personal favorite of his smile-inducing depictions,...

Comic Takes Your Awful First Date To Its Logically Terrifying Extreme

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | August 22, 2014 | Arts
If you've ever had the extreme pleasure of going on a blind date in a big city, you'll likely identify with the protagonist of Laura Callaghan's darkly hilarious comic strip. But hopefully not too much. Contemplating deleting your Tinder profile yet? "The...

Daphne 'Cursed' From Size 2 To Size 8 In New 'Scooby-Doo' Movie

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | August 21, 2014 | Women
The worst thing that can happen to an attractive woman is not a car accident or getting fired or even losing a loved one -- it's getting fat. At least that's what the team behind the beloved cartoon Scooby-Doo seems to think. In the new Scooby-Doo movie "Scooby-Doo!...

'Sin City' Co-Director Frank Miller Says The Death Of Brittany Murphy Broke His Heart

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | August 20, 2014 | Entertainment
Nearly a full decade after the release of "Sin City," the film's sequel, "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For," arrives in theaters on Friday. And no one is more excited than writer and co-director, Frank Miller. Although logistical setbacks slowed the second film's release -- including producers...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Surprises With $65 Million Box-Office Debut

AP | Ryan Kristobak | August 11, 2014 | Entertainment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. Paramount Pictures' comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged into first place in its debut weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. The action film's totally tubular...

These Are The Best 'Walking Dead' Spoilers That You'll Actually Want To Read

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | August 7, 2014 | Entertainment
It may not be time to riot just yet. There has been a lot of speculation about what will happen in Season 5 of "The Walking Dead," and now we finally have some answers. Executive producer Gale Anne Hurd recently spoke with Zap2it about the upcoming...

Nearly Every Marvel Easter Egg Compiled Into One Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | August 4, 2014 | Entertainment
In its movies, Marvel loves throwing subtle -- sometimes not-quite-so subtle -- nods to comics, television shows and other films in its expansive catalog. MTV News undertook the great task of compiling as many Easter eggs as they could find into one video, from "Iron Man" to "Thor:...

Sexual Harassment At Comic-Con Leads To Call For New Convention Policy

AP | Ed Mazza | July 28, 2014 | Entertainment
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend's Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival. Geeks for CONsent, founded by three women from Philadelphia, gathered nearly 2,600 signatures...

Why Norman Reedus Says You'll Definitely Cry In 'Walking Dead' Season 5

The Huffington Post | Jessica Toomer | July 23, 2014 | Entertainment
"The Walking Dead" won't officially be back until October, but Norman Reedus is warning us now that we should stock up on the Kleenex. For anyone not caught up, Season 4 of "The Walking Dead" ended on a pretty epic cliffhanger. After the survivors of the prison found themselves...

'The Flash' Scoop Reveals Enemies, Friends, Crossovers And A Gay Character

Maureen Ryan | July 22, 2014 | Entertainment
Don't expect "Arrow" and "The Flash" to be standoffish with each other this coming season. Not only will Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards) of "Arrow" appear on the fourth episode of the first season of "The Flash," but the eighth episodes of both CW shows...

'Gotham' On Fox: Talking Superheroes And Cops With The Man Behind The Show

Maureen Ryan | July 21, 2014 | Entertainment
One of the most hotly anticipated fall shows is Fox's "Gotham," which chronicles the career of police detective James Gordon, the man who goes on to be Commissioner Gordon in the Batman universe. The opening moments of the "Gotham" pilot, which will be screened next week at...

Fox's 'Gotham' Series Will Not Feature Batman, But It Will Include Bruce Wayne

Ryan Kristobak | July 21, 2014 | Entertainment
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Yes, the new Fox series "Gotham" will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader. Creator Bruno Heller told journalists Sunday at the Television Critics Association summer press tour that "If there is a superhero on this show,...

How Long It REALLY Takes To Get Over A Breakup

Joseph Erbentraut | July 17, 2014 | Women
Once the romance fades and the relationship is over, how much time does it take to officially get over it? Science says a year and a half. One 2009 study suggested it takes nearly 18 months for divorcees to feel ready to move on after a split is...

'The Muppets' Meets 'Twin Peaks' Is The Strangest Mashup Ever

Jessica Toomer | July 16, 2014 | Entertainment
You've never seen Miss Piggy like this before. "Twin Peaks" may have ended over 20 years ago, but that doesn't mean fans of the show are ready to let go of the seedy small town and its off-kilter residents. So, how do you bring it back? Modernize it with...

Joss Whedon Has A Hilarious Response To A Fan's 'Buffy' Request

Jessica Toomer | July 14, 2014 | Entertainment
Be careful what you wish for. Joss Whedon is a god among sci-fi geeks. He's also a pretty funny guy. The writer/producer/director is currently busy bringing a a few Marvel superheroes to the big screen -- ever heard of a small film called "The Avengers"? Yeah, that was him....

See Norman Reedus' Daryl Dixon Gagged And Bound On 'The Walking Dead'

Jessica Toomer | July 15, 2014 | Entertainment
We've got some bad news for any Daryl Dixon fans out there. Filming for the latest season of "The Walking Dead" is well underway and as the October premiere date for the AMC drama looms near, more and more images and teasers are being released from the Season 5...
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