Marvel Loses a Second Director in as Many Days, and a Misogynistic Shooting Inspires an Important Social Movement
There will be light or no posting today, for the holiday, but these links should catch you up on the weekend.
The sad, tragic misogynistically-driven shooting perpetrated by Elliot Rodger that left his two roommates and three young women dead has also inspired the empowering #YesAllWomen hashtag campaign, which is maybe the best thing that’s ever happened on Twitter. Courtney has been an absolute force of nature.
And naturally, some asshole on Fox News sought to turn it around and blame it on Rodger’s “homosexual impulses.” (Gawker)
There was no Game of Thrones this weekend, but that doesn’t mean that Pedro Pascal can’t show you the way to his heart. (Vanity Fair)
In case you just got around to watching the Hannibal season finale, you really have to read Cindy’s breakdown. It’s a masterfully written post-mortem to one of the year’s most anguishing episodes of TV. (Pajiba)
On Friday, you probably heard that Edgar Wright left Ant Man. Drew Goddard followed close behind, leaving Marvel’s Daredevil series. Goddard is leaving to focus on The Sinister Six Spider-Man spin-off, and former Buffy writer Steven S. DeKnight is taking over. (Slashfilm)
Speaking of Edgar Wright’s departure, James Gunn — director of Guardians of the Galaxy — put it all in perspective with a very sweet note. (Collider)
Kanye and Kim Kardashian married this weekend, and Kanye used the opportunity to rage about … something, in his wedding speech. (Dlisted)
I have no idea what this means, but Beyonce and Jay-Z weren’t at that wedding. (LaineyGossip)
Emma Watson wasn’t there, either, but that’s because she was graduating from Brown University. (Celebitchy)
And you’re damn right, Emma Watson is allowed a graduation selfie. (Uproxx)
These Marvel/DC clones reduce the rivalry to something madly adorable. (Unreality)
Sons of Anarchy fans might be interested to know that, in the final season, Jax Teller is nixing the beard. (E!)