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Baratunde joins The Daily Show

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Baratunde Thurston

It's so exciting to see our community finally be represented in the television business by one of our own. And by that, I mean a true nerd.

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Tales of the Gold Monkey, another lost tv treasure

Join a former flying tiger, his awesome dog and a Grumman G-21 Goose as he explores the south Pacific, fights Nazis, and has a broken relationship with a pretty singer/spy. This should have been my life, not a one season tv show you've never heard of!

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Yvonne Craig (Batgirl and the green alien girl on Star Trek) RIP

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Yvonne Craig, the first and best Batgirl on television who also played the green-skinned alien Marta on the original Star Trek episode "Whom Gods Destroy," has died of breast cancer. She was 78. Before becoming an actor, Craig was a professional ballet dancer. On Batman, she performed all her own stunts. She also dated Elvis Presley who was her co-star in two 1960s films.

(Hollywood Reporter)

Watch Stephen Colbert's emotional goodbye to Jon Stewart

"We are better people for having known you."

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Is bad CGI ruining movies? A nuanced critique

It's an age-old complaint about video games and films: bad graphics make them suck. But plenty of classic entertainment holds up even if the effects don't. RocketJump Film School examines the issue in a brisk overview.

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Watch this reporter scared stiff on live TV

Photobomber scares the wits out of a TV reporter in downtown Los Angeles.

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Breaking Bad fans, Jesse Pinkman's house is for sale: $1.6 million

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Two houses featured on the great AMC television series "Breaking Bad" are up for sale in Albuquerque, NM. The sales pitch includes this line, seriously: "Meth lab not included."

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A fucking interesting history of swearing on television!

I distinctly remember my glee as an 8-year-old watching Hawkeye say "Son of a bitch" on M*A*S*H in 1979, the first time that phrase was used on US television.

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X-Files was inspired by Chris Carter's observation of alien abductees' hypnosis

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In the early 1990s, Harvard psychiatrist John Mack studied hundreds of people who claimed to have been abducted by aliens and wrote multiple books about his research. He invited Chris Carter to sit in on one of Mack's regression hypnosis session with a self-proclaimed abductee, an experience that Carter says informed his vision for the X-Files.

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Breaking Bad themed coffeeshop opens in Istanbul

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A recently opened “Breaking Bad” themed coffee shop in Istanbul, Turkey features baristas wearing Walt and Jesse garb, the periodic table on the walls, and drinks served in beakers.

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850 photos: Making of Yogi Bear and The Flintstones in 1960

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LIFE photographer Allan Grant took 850 photos documenting Hanna-Barbera studios in 1960.

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Watch the Jackson 5's cereal commercials

Long before the infamous Pepsi commercial, Michael Jackson and his brothers pitched breakfast cereal!

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The Lone Gunmen returning to The X-Files

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Conspiracy theorists/hackers/'zinesters The Lone Gunmen are returning to The X-Files for the six new episodes premiering on January 24, 2016.

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Glenn Barr does Wilma Flintstone and Judy Jetson!

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In Glenn Barr's new show at Cotton Candy Machine gallery in Brooklyn, you'll see his excellent seedy noir interpretations of Wilma Flintstone (above) and Judy Jetson (below), among other gorgeous new paintings.

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TV documentary about MKUltra (1979)

Freak out on this classic 1970s exposé about the CIA's Project MKUltra 1950s LSD mind control experiments: "Mission Mind Control (ABC Closeup 1979)"

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Watch every one of Kramer's entrances from Seinfeld, in order

Six minutes, 172 episodes.

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Cat gives boxers unasked-for advice

Sock 'im! A right! A left! A ... gahhhh! You let 'im too close!

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