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And You Thought Colin Jost Dating Scarlett Johansson Was Weird

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | June 11, 2018 |

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | June 11, 2018 |


Our friend Sarah (Cinesnark!) over on Lainey does a great job of both hailing Toni Collete’s performance in Hereditary and explaining why so many moviegoers turned against it, in spite of how phenomenal it was. (Lainey)

Meg Ryan, whose name we don’t hear very often these days (sadly) confesses that she “never wanted to be an actress.” (Celebitchy)

Regular Emma is about to be Dame Emma and no Emma deserves the title of Dame Emma more than this Emma. (DListed)

Rachel Bloom not only handled that Neil Patrick Harris thing with class, she also had the best outfit at the Emmys, if one can call a Twitter-sourced T-shirt dress an outfit. (GFY)

Random book recommendations. You’re welcome. (The Mary Sue)

This is all part of Pete Davidson’s long game scheme to stick to Colin Jost. “Oh, you’re dating someone way outside of your league? Well, I’m gonna MARRY someone outside of my league! Take that, Staten Island!” (People)

Jeff Sessions now says that domestic abuse is no longer grounds for asylum, as the Trump administration continues its assault on immigrants and women. (LATimes)

There’s sound to this GIF. The sympathy pain I felt from it, however, was staggering. (Deadspin)

IHOP has confirmed what we already suspected: That the rebranding “b” stands for “Burgers.” However, about the redesigned logo …

This is a depressing stat: Over 80 percent of film reviews last year were written by white people, and 78 percent were written by men. (For the record, so far in 2018, 28 percent of Pajiba’s film reviews have been written by white men). (Variety)

There have been many sequels to Halloween since the original, and there have been many mistakes made in producing those sequels. Here’s 13 mistakes that hopefully David Gordon Green avoided in directing the new Halloween. (Ranker)

So while Marvel has phases for their movies, DC has phases for their creative execs? Geoff Johns is stepping down to do a … Green Lantern movie. (/Film)

Meanwhile, Noah Hawley’s Doctor Doom movie is not looking too promising these days. (FSR)

Pamana Jackson has experienced what far too many of us have experienced now with Everything Sucks. I feel for him. Our condolences. (Very Smart Brothas)

Narfna warns that this review of Madeline Miller’s Circe is not a review at all. It is her feelings. "Okay, I got up and took a couple of laps around my apartment and picked up my cat and put my face on her tummy, and now I’m feeling more sane." Narfna expects Miller to join the pantheon of authors she reads every year - Austen, Tolkien, and Rowling. Do you know right away when a book is going to become one of your classics? (Cannonball Read 10)

It took them a couple of weeks, but Netflix has finally figured out that a good way to promote Michelle Wolf’s phenomenal talk show is to actually release clips to YouTube the next day. This one is actually not my favorite. I love the premise — that the NYTimes will publish any asshole’s article in their opinion section — but the song itself is kind of obnoxious.

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