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Hugh Jackman Didn’t Know Wolverines Were Real Animals Until After He Started Shooting X-Men

We hear stories about actors being cast as superheroes who have never picked up a comic book all the time, but Hugh Jackman took this a step further when he showed up for his Wolverine audition back in the late ‘90s for the first X-Men movie. He didn’t even know wolverines existed—and he found out in the most…

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So George Romero’s Next Of the Dead Movie Is Basically About Zombie NASCAR 

George A. Romero, director of the legendary Night of the Living Dead, the equally legendary Dawn of the Dead, the not legendary but still good Day of the Dead, and countless other zombie entertainment, is trying something different. Very different. So different it’s a movie where zombies race cars to entertain rich

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Fusion Donald Trump to FBI Investigators: Let Me Make This Easy for You | The Slot In Debate Prep, H

Fusion Donald Trump to FBI Investigators: Let Me Make This Easy for You | The Slot In Debate Prep, Hillary Clinton Practiced Dodging Trump’s Weird Macho Hugs | Deadspin WWE Wants to Replace John Cena With Japan’s Shinsuke Nakamura, And It Might Actually Work | The Root Federal Judge Dismisses ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed…

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If This Orchestral Version of the ’60s Spider-Man Theme Isn’t in Homecoming, It Goddamn Should Be

Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Homecoming composer Michael Giacchino (Up) just put up a lovely 30-second video on Twitter of the orchestra currently recording the score to the film. They’re playing a wonderful arrangement of the classic theme song from the ‘70s Spider-Man cartoon, and it’s so good we can’t stop listening…

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That ‘Alien Megastructure’ Star Is Freaking Out Again

It’s almost certainly not aliens, but once again, Tabby’s Star is acting hella weird. The star that first became our planetary obsession back in the fall of 2015—when astronomer Jason Wright suggested its weird flickering behavior might be the result of an alien megastructure—is, once again, flickering. But unlike…

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‘World’s Hottest Pepper’ Will Have You Breathing Fire, But It Won’t Kill You

Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange, fingernail-sized fruit is the unintentional product of a trial of a new performance-boosting…

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