“New York is still in the midst of this pandemic and is still facing the societal, health and economic impacts of it. We need to govern without daily distraction. For the good of the state, Governor Cuomo must resign.” (CNN)
Minari’s eight-year-old Alan Kim has emerged the star of award season. (Lainey Gossip)
Kim Kardashian says she can relate to Framing Britney Spears, and you know what? I’m gonna go bite my whole tongue off. BRB. (Dlisted)
This might seem like one of those weird times when Meghan McCain is right about something but pay close attention. She’s actually trying to equate herself with Meghan Markle, of course. (Celebitchy)
Might as well stir some trouble with this trend my damn self so…..— Trap Open on the Weekends (@feoflvcco) March 7, 2021
…..Vishawn is made from Wakandan vibranium so he technically African pic.twitter.com/SfJGqUjYJV
Tucker Carlson says the QAnon Capitol rioters aren’t terrorists. They’re just “gentle people waving American flags” who murdered a cop and planned to hogtie at bare minimum AOC, Nancy Pelosi, and Mike Pence. (The Root)
The GamerGate dude quit Hogwarts Legacy. Good. Now if you can just guarantee J.K. Rowling won’t get a dime from this thing… (Kotaku)
I still can’t believe this exchange happened. Seriously, what was the plan here?
REPORTER: Americans are saying immigrant surges are happening under President Biden's watch— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 5, 2021
PSAKI: Who are the Americans?
REPORTER: The former president
PSAKI: Former President Trump?
PSAKI: We don't take our advice or counsel from former President Trump pic.twitter.com/I5d0utFNs9
From Dustin: Our very own Lord Castleton is running a new movie and TV site over on Plex, and he’s got some Pajiba friends, both current and former, among his staff. It is an absolutely fantastic site that you should bookmark and check daily. (The Gist)
From Roxana: There is this exhaustingly ongoing conversation — admittedly, perhaps only on Film Twitter — about whether movies still need sex scenes. (The answer: YES THEY DO. OF ALL KINDS.) This essay by RS Benedict about how superhero movies both fetishize fitness but deemphasize sex, and how that’s a reflection of broader American attitudes about excess vs. mess, is very good. (Blood Knife)
From Steven: Sometimes, just sometimes, following the stranger into his basement for a surprise is worth it. (Arlen Parsa)
From Nicole: This program is so freaking cool (more of this please, Hollywood) and that’s my girl Ayana as one of the chosen 6! I also now feel way cooler by association, this must be what its like to roll around in Bey’s posse. (THR)
Murderofcrows highly recommends Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky as a story of hope. "I tell you this because the story is one hell of a ride and Tchaikovsky does not give too much away, not out of desire for a surprise ending, but because the evolution of intelligence is not a forgone conclusion." Who are your favorite contemporary science fiction writers? (Cannonball Read 13)
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