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‘Shōgun’ Is Skipping All the Huge Dong Stuff From the Book

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | March 6, 2024 |

By Mike Redmond | Pajiba Love | March 6, 2024 |


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I was today years old when I learned that the Shōgun book is about a British guy with a huge dong who becomes a samurai, which explains why almost every dad in the ’70s and ’80s owned a copy. That’s the dream, isn’t it? (Decider)

Bradley Cooper and Gigi Hadid will reportedly “hard launch” their relationship at the Vanity Fair Oscars party, and I swear to God this blurb wasn’t a dick joke, too. I’m just telling you what the quote said. Honest. (Lainey Gossip)

Marjorie Taylor Greene is still sensitive about “Jewish space lasers.” (Wonkette)

From Dustin: Our boy Rahul Kohli is getting some much deserved attention in parts beyond. (Primetimer)

Oh damn, Hannah Gutierrez Reed, the armorer on Rust has been found guilty of manslaughter, which is the exact right call because her literal job was making sure the guns on set were safe and not loaded with actual f*cking bullets. (Variety)

Remember when Tim Allen whined and complained that being a conservative in Hollywood is like living in Hitler’s Germany? ABC just handed him another sitcom. (TVLine)

From Seth: This is some of that proper feel good shit we just need sometimes. (TikTok)

Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos wishes Dave Chappelle’s haters would be more “fun.” (Daily Beast)

A Microsoft engineer has been trying to warn OpenAI that Copilot “creates violent, sexual images” and “ignores copyrights.” Is that bad? Because that seems bad. (CNBC)

Bothari43 was frustrated that Connie Willis’ 780-page novel, Passages, spent so much time on dueling researchers. “[Dr. Lander]’s partner (Dr. Wright) is convinced it’s all chemicals in the brain and they spend hundreds of pages trying to prove each other wrong.” What has been your most disappointing read so far this year? (Cannonball Read 16)