Watch this trippy animated interview with Reggie Watts

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From our friends at California Sunday, this beautiful animated interview with comedian/musician Reggie Watts. Animation by Drew Tyndell.

"California Inspires Me" (California Sunday)

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Star Trek creator's perfect comment on casting a bald captain for ST: TNG

At a press conference about Star Trek: The Next Generation, a reporter asked Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry about casting Patrick Stewart, commenting that "Surely by the 24th century, they would have found a cure for male pattern baldness." Gene Roddenberry had the perfect response. Read the rest

Watch: "Bottle Episodes" of favorite TV shows like Star Trek, produced on the cheap

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"Bottle episodes" are budget-saving episodes of TV series that are produced on-the-cheap, using as few sets, effects, and even actors as possible. The term came from "ship-in-a-bottle episodes" of the original Star Trek when the crew didn't leave the Enterprise. Read the rest

Watch: Bartkira (Akira meets The Simpsons)

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"The future is not a straight line. It is filled with many crossroads." Read the rest

Watch: (fan) trailer for the TV version of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events

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What a fantastically creepy and enticing fan-made trailer for the TV series adaptation of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, coming to Netflix next year! Read the rest

Watch the first trailer for new Steve Jobs biopic

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That's Michael Fassbender as Jobs and Seth Rogen as Woz. Directed by Michael Boyle and written by Aaron Sorkin based on Walter Isaacson's book. Due out October 9. Read the rest

Live in Frank Sinatra's 1960s mountain hideout, now for sale

For just under $4 million you can live in Frank Sinatra's Villa Maggio, a five acre home on a mountain above California's Palm Desert. Read the rest

Pixar's chief creative officer Jon Lasseter on the evolution of storytelling

"At that time when we rendered things, everything kind of looked plastic-y," Lasseter says. "Everything looks like plastic, so what if the characters were made of plastic? What if they were... toys?'" Read the rest

Winona Ryder to star in new Netflix paranormal TV show

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Winona Ryder signed on as star of a forthcoming Netflix drama about the high weirdness, conspiracy theories, and paranormal reports around the Montauk Project, alleged US government experiments on Long Island involving time travel, psi-ops, and teleportation. Read the rest

Dick Van Patten, "Eight Is Enough" dad, RIP

Dick Van Patten who famously played Tom Bradford on TV's "Eight Is Enough" (1977-1981) and also appeared in several Mel Brooks movies, Westworld, Soylent Green, I Remember Mama, and many other movies and TV shows died today at 86. Read the rest

See early designs for Marty McFly's Back to the Future 2 hoverboard

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In 1986, Industrial Light and Magic artist John Bell designed what would become an icon of Hollywood futurism, Marty McFly's Hoverboard from Back To The Future 2. Read the rest

Happy 40th anniversary, Jaws!

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Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975) was released 40 years ago Saturday. Enjoy this "best of" montage. "The score was clearly responsible for half of the success of that movie," Spielberg once said. Read the rest

Watch: Five Stages of Watching a Pixar Movie

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"Who knew feelings had feelings too." Read the rest

JJ Abrams on special make-up fx artist Dick Smith: "He was the Beatles to me.”

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From JJ Abrams's fantastic tribute to Dick Smith, the pioneering SFX make-up artist behind The Exorcist, Scanners, Little Big Man, and so many more: Read the rest

"Big T" measuring tape looks like Mr. T

The Fisco "Big T" measuring tape resembles Mr T. "I pity the rule." Read the rest

The Shining, directed by David Lynch

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"Blue Shining" by Richard Vezina. In heaven, everything is fine. Read the rest

SpongeBob SquarePants meets Breaking Bad

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"Breaking Sponge" Read the rest

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