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What’s Your Favorite Tweet of All Time?

Did Obamacare's Massive Upcoming Premium Hikes Just Make Donald Trump the Presidential Favorite?

This Short Film for a Car Manufacturer is Neill Blomkamp’s Best Movie Since ‘District 9’

Liveblogging the Third - and Mercifully Final - Presidential Debate

Celebrating ‘Bad Boys II’ on Its F*ck You I Want to Write About This Awesome Movie Anniversary

A List of Every Insane Thing Donald Trump Did or Said That Would Have Instantly Ended Any Other Presidential Campaign

This Is the Best Political Ad of the 2016 Campaign

This is What True Courage Looks Like, America

What to do When Sh*tty Weather Ruins Your Weeklong Beach Vacation

Liveblogging the First Presidential Debate

Three Ways Presidential Debate Moderators Can End Trump's Candidacy Without Facing Bias Accusations

Anyone Enabling a Donald Trump Presidency Deserves the Consequences of Their Actions

The Horrific Hillary Clinton Presidency, As Imagined by Conservative Author Bryce Slattery

America’s Political Press is a Far Greater Embarrassment to This Country Than Donald Trump

The New 'Rogue One' Trailer Gives You Exactly What You've Been Waiting For

No, ‘Suicide Squad’ Doesn’t Need to Make $800 Million to Break Even

Leslie Jones is the Greatest Olympic Commentator in the Universe

George Zimmerman and Dylann Roof Both Got Their Asses Beat Today Because Life is Awesome

You Will Absolutely Believe the Disgusting Things Trump Supporters Yell During Rallies

What I Saw at Last Night’s Trump Rally Should Make You Worry About November

Watch Donald Trump’s Communications Director Make an Absolute Ass Out of Himself on CNN

Live Talking the Republican National Convention Finale

Are These Real Lines From a Vin Diesel Movie or Fictitious Phrases Invented by a Subpar Pop-Culture Writer?

This Congressman Wants to Know What Other 'Sub-Group' has Contributed More to Civilization than White People

These Are the Fantastic New Cable Dramas You'll Obsess Over in 2017

'Republicans Have Decided to Sell Weapons to ISIS'

Game of Thrones: Who Wins, Who Dies, Who Tells the Story

This Kevin Hart-James Cordon Rap Battle is Far More Entertaining Than it Has Any Right to Be

Nice Try, Cowards: Not Voting for Either Candidate is the Same as Voting for Donald Trump

Ranking Each 'Game of Thrones' Plotline From Best to Theon

Disney and Lucasfilm are Probably Still Full of Sh*t About Those ‘Rogue One’ Reshoots

Healthy People Who Take the Elevator One Floor Should Contract Incurable Gonorrhea

Remembering Muhammad Ali, the Greatest American Athlete Who Ever Lived. Period.

'Veep' is Still Television's Best Comedy Thanks to its Unparalleled Supporting Cast

Ranking Each 'Game of Thrones' Plotline From Best to Silly (Sam and Gilly)

Ranking All the Songs from This Season of 'Sesame Street' Because I Am a Lame White Dad

Ranking Each 'Game of Thrones' Plotline From Best to Arya

Bernie Sanders, a Good Man, is Deservedly on the Verge of Becoming One of the Most Hated People in Democratic Politics

Here Are All the Reeking, Sh!t-Covered Network Series You Should Avoid in 2016-17

Did Emilia Clarke Use a Body Double in Last Night's Climatic 'Game of Thrones' Nude Scene?

Marvel’s Dominance Probably Won’t Last as Long as You Think

Television's Greatest Reality Show is The Last One You'd Ever Expect

Five Legitimately Great Things in the Otherwise Irredeemable 'Batman v. Superman'

All The Incredible Secrets Hidden in the New 'Star Wars: Rogue One' Teaser (for the) Trailer

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointment Tournament – And The Winner Is…

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament – The Championship

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament – The F*ck This 4

The 8 Best Pop-Culture GIFs of 2016 (So Far)

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament – The Excruciating Eight

Can't We Defend Comic Book Movies Without Being Insufferable Scrotal Lesions?

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament – The Sh*tty 16

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament - Round of 32

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament - Part 2

The Pajiba Pop Culture Disappointments Tournament

A Perfectly Timely Look at Next Year's Surefire Oscar Locks

Marco Rubio, Not Donald Trump, Will Be the GOP Nominee, and That Should Scare You Sh*tless

Kanye West Calls SNL Staffers 'White Motherf****rs,' Taylor Swift a 'Fake A**' During Epic Backstage Rant

All the Withering, Gut-Busting Jokes from Triumph the Insult Comic Dog's Brilliant 2016 Election Special

All the Biggest Criticisms About 'The Force Awakens,' and Whether You Should Give a Sh*t

Here's What Happens When You Force a One Year Old to Watch 'Star Wars'

How The Most Brutal Film Sequence in Cinematic History Helped Me Understand a Generation's Sacrifice

Start Your Friday Right With Brand New Star Wars Footage From 'The Force Awakens' International Trailer

The 'God Is Not Dead 2' Trailer Proves Religious Nuts Aren't Serious About Ending Abortions

The 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' Trailer Is Raw Cinematic Sewage

Why Grantland's Failure Moves the Internet One Step Closer Toward a Desolate Hellscape

Check Out The Astonishing Secrets Hidden Inside the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer

The 12 Most Outrageous, Scandalous, Downright Repugnant Celebrity Quotes and Acts of All Time

The Way Comics Fans Treat Zack Snyder Is Ridiculous and Shortsighted

We're Giving You Half a Billion Dollars to Spend on Pop Culture. Don't F*ck It Up.

The Liberal Outrage Machine is Out of Control

10 Spectacular TV Series You Will Never Get to Watch

Liveblogging the 2015 GOP Presidential Debate

An Unimpeachable, Full-Throated Defense of Nic Pizzolatto and ‘True Detective’ Season 2

Guess How Some Single-Celled Organisms Reacted to the New Ghostbusters Visiting Sick Kids in a Hospital

Zero to 100, Real Quick: Everything You Need to Know to Understand the Drake-Meek Mill Beef

The Greatest Action Franchise of the Last 20 Years Doesn’t Contain Comic Book Heroes, Killer Robots or Tricked-Out Honda Civics

Liveblogging the 'Bachelorette' Finale

Warner Bros. Finally Releases the Bonkers 'Suicide Squad' Comic-Con Trailer in Glorious HD

Studio Execs Who Don't Release Comic-Con Trailers Should be Tossed Balls-First Into Boiling Tar

Check Out the New 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Unveiled At Comic-Con

New MTV Documentary ‘White People’ Is Going to Make Liberals and Conservatives Lose Their Goddamn Minds

The Best Movies, Television, Music, Books, GIFs and Tweets From the First Half of 2015

The Most Anticipated Cable Dramas of 2016

The Internet Will Ruin ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Six Long Before It Even Premieres

Why Are Critics and Viewers Suddenly Turning on 'Game of Thrones'?

‘The Martian’ Trailer makes ‘Cast Away’ Seem Like a Weak-Ass All Inclusive Resort Vacation

Thursday Trailergasm: 'Everest,' 'Macbeth,' 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation' and 'The Walk'

Snoop Dee-Oh-Double-Jesus Christ Are You Serious With this Caitlyn Jenner Take?

Netflix Doc 'Hot Girls Wanted' Humanizes the Teenagers We Objectify in Our Porn

An Ode to Ben Cafferty, 'Veep's' Jaded Black Hole of Depression

Hot Alien Saves World, Fetches Lattes in First Trailer for CBS' 'Supergirl' Series

Here's How ABC Can Bring A-List Marvel Superheroes to the Small Screen

Trailers for New ABC Series Showcase 'The Muppets', Don Johnson's Absurd Yosemite Sam Accent

Check Out Trailers For Fox's New Fall Series, Including 'Minority Report' and 'The Grinder'

Here Are Trailers for All The New NBC Shows You Won’t Watch This Fall

A Remake of a Remake of a Classic Film is Putting Together an Absolutely Goddamn Ridiculous Cast

Everyone Needs to Calm the F*ck Down About the DC Comics Movies

Who Should Replace Josh Trank as Director of the Second Standalone 'Star Wars' Film?

Leaked Audio From Warner Bros. Summit Reveals Spectacular New Details About DC Cinematic Universe

What Conclusions Can We Draw From the New Netflix Viewer Ratings Data?

Amy Pascal 'Loved' The Idea of Turning Spider-Man into a SnapChatting Skrillex Fan

First 'Black Mass' Trailer Reminds Us That Johnny Depp is a Great F*cking Actor When He Tries

A Statement From BP Regarding the 'Tar Balls in Your Mouth' Song by Jimmy Fallon and Russell Crowe

Pajiba Pet Peeve Madness: And The Winner Is…

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Championship

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Frustrating Four

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Hate Eight

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Sour 16

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Round of 32

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: A Pajiba March Madness Tournament

Your Biggest Pet Peeve: The Tyroil Smoochie-Wallace and Squeeeeeeeps Regions

Will 2015 be the Biggest Box Office Year Ever?

Cable Companies' Disastrous 2015 Continues as Showtime Announces Plans for a Standalone Streaming Service

'Family Feud' Contestants are Dumber Than Dead Cockroaches and Other Observations From a Month on Paternity Leave

HBO Now’s Exclusive Arrangement With Apple Is a Groin Punch to Cord Cutters

The Biggest Threat to Netflix May Not Be HBO

Jimmy Kimmel Wants to Know What You Thought About Angelina Jolie's Sexy Rosa Parks in 'Selma'

Why Do We Still Care About Awards Shows?

Norm Macdonald Tried to Get Eddie Murphy to Play Bill Cosby on the 'SNL40' Celebrity Jeopardy Sketch

What Was the Last Movie, TV Show, Album or Pop Culture Event That Lived Up to the Hype?

Celebrate ’Fifty Shades of Grey’s’ Inevitable Induction Into the Hate Watch HOF With a Look at Its Current Members

The ‘Hitman: Agent 47’ Trailer is Here Because We’re Apparently Now Rebooting Video Game Adaptations

Steve Buscemi Wants a Piece of Your Pie in Re-cut '50 Shades of Grey' Trailer

Coach Taylor Did A Bad Thing in Full Trailer for the New Netflix Series 'Bloodline'

The Pajiba Television Power Rankings: Winter 2015 Edition

Throwback Tuesday: Which 90s Saturday Morning TV Staple Just Killed His Roommate With A Samurai Sword?

Netflix Will Borrow Scrooge McDuck Money to Fund Its New Original Programming Lineup

It’s Only February and The Dumbest TV Concept of 2015 is Already Here

Failed Actor Returns to ‘SNL’ after 30 Year Hiatus

Splendiferous Finch and A.A. Ron Rodgers Are Here to Get You Primed for the Super Bowl

Check Out These Amazing Easter Eggs Hidden Inside the 'Fantastic Four' Trailer!

The Six Most and Least Promising Network TV Pilots for 2015-16

Which Current and Upcoming Series Will Lead Television’s Next Golden Age?

Nicholas Cage Will Hunt Osama Bin Laden Because The Internet Deserves Nice Things

Fox Pilot Orders Include ‘Luther’ Remake and Other Terrible Ideas

'Game of Thrones' IMAX Teaser Includes Brutally Brief Look at Season Five

White Supremacist Vern Schillinger to Host 'SNL' with Musical Guest 'Former Recluse'

The 2015 Academy Awards Nominees (If We Ran The Oscars)

Morality Group Criticizes ‘50 Shades of Grey’ Rating, Astonishingly Makes a Fair Point

Ineffective Nielsen Ratings Are Ruining TV and No One Cares

Another Major Network Offers an Online-Only Option, But is Cable Still the Better Deal?

Merry Christmas: Clark Griswold is a Reckless, Narcissistic Lunatic Who Belongs in a Psych Ward

HBO Releases First Images From 'Game of Thrones' Season 5, 'Westworld'

Kevin Hart Wants Will Ferrell to ‘Get Hard’

The Year In Review: Our Favorite Music of 2014

Pajiba Presents: Our Favorite GIFs of 2014

'Catherine the Great' Leads 2014 Black List Scripts

Pajiba Presents: The Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Hacker Leaks Rejected 'Star Wars' Collectible Cards

We Were Good This Year, So Taylor Lautner Will Reward Us With a Parkour Movie

Update: 'Ready Player One' Director Shortlist Adds 4 More Marquee Names, in Addition to Christopher Nolan

This Cannot Be What It Means to Raise a Child in America

The Game Dun Changed: 'The Wire' Coming to HBO in Remastered HD

NFL Finally Does Something That Doesn’t Require an Apology; St. Louis POA Wants One Anyway

Can You Guess the A-List Star Pictured Here Before He Breaks Your Face?

Guillermo del Toro Submits 'Justice League' Script with 10 Percent More Chocolate

Full 'Jurassic World' Trailer is Here to Satisfy Your Dinoshark Needs

Budweiser Sending Their Iconic Clydesdales to the Glue Factory

First 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Trailer Arrives in Theaters this Weekend

New 'Jurassic World' Teaser Features Dinos, Chris Pratt's Aladdin Vest

The Final Frontier: Why Won't TV Invest in Smart Sci-Fi?

The Fault in Our Stars: Does It Matter if Celebrities Are Bad People?

Television's 7 Biggest Blandy McBlandersons

Freedom is Only an Illusion: Why Cutting the Cable Cord is Much Harder than You Think

Seeing is Aggrieving: Ray Rice, Domestic Violence, and the Power of Video

Does Enjoying 'Game of Thrones' Make You Sexist? Will Buying a Ticket to 'Exodus' Make You Racist?

How to Make the Emmys Watchable Again (Hint: It Involves Drinking Games)

Could the Twisty, Violent, Hyper-Entertaining ‘Utopia’ Be TV’s Best Show?

The Wild and the Wacky: GIF Soup for the Soul

The 10 Most Anticipated Cable Dramas of 2015

Marvel’s The Interventioni2t: Executive Orders in the Wake of Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man' Departure

Assessing This Year's Painful, Disastrous Season of 'Saturday Night Live'

Are There Any Perfect Options for Ending 'Game of Thrones'?

10 Amazing TV Series You’ll Never Get to See

The Story Behind theatr, The Insane New App That's Transforming How We Watch Movies

Time is a Flat Circle: How Best to Approach the Next Season of 'True Detective'

Finding the Line: Thoughts on Grantland’s Perceived Outing Of A Transgender Woman

The 10 Most Anticipated Cable Drama Series of 2014

Predictable Shockers: How TV Lost Its Capacity to Surprise

What Is the Most Valuable Pop Culture Contribution Your Significant Other Has Made to Your Life?

Seriously, You'll Like It: A Well-Intentioned Guide to Manipulating Your Spouse

The Big Four On The Floor: How to Revitalize Network Television

The Night is Dark and Full of Terrors: Ending "Game of Thrones"