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Netflix says that season 3 of Stranger Things ‘will be worth the wait’

Netflix says that season 3 of Stranger Things ‘will be worth the wait’

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Last December, Stranger Things star David Harbour said in an interview that the show likely wouldn’t return for its third season until sometime in 2019, and a recent faux commercial for a new mall in Hawkins hinted at a summer 2019 release. During a presentation at this year’s Television Critics Association press tour, Netflix executives […]

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Tesla briefly offered a $1500 surfboard

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Elon Musk has come up withs some interesting merchandise to promote his companies over the years: he recently sold Boring Company hats and then a branded flame thrower. Yesterday, his electric car company Tesla released a new product: a $1500 surfboard. Tesla already sells quite a bit of merchandise: hats, shirts, and even a kid-sized […]

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Award-winning artist Julie Dillon is Kickstarting a book of gorgeous sci-fi and fantasy art

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Julie Dillon is a rising star in the science fiction and fantasy community. Her gorgeous artwork has appeared in everything from the covers of novels from publishers such as Tor Books, Angry Robot, and Penguin, as well as for magazines such as Clarkesworld, Lightspeed and Uncanny Magazines. Now, she’s Kickstarting a new art book called […]

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Android users can now get YouTube’s dark mode

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In March, YouTube revealed that it was releasing a dark mode for its mobile apps, starting with its iOS version. Now, Android users are beginning to get the feature on their apps. YouTube added a dark mode to its desktop site last year, and the company says that it became one of the most requested […]

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Amazon is ending online voting for its TV pilots

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For the last six years, Amazon has turned over the decision to greenlight some of its original shows to its customers, putting the pilots for its shows online for a popular vote. Yesterday, Amazon says that it is ending the practice in favor of its own metrics. At its presentation at the Television Critics Association […]

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Amazon might be working on another phone

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It looks as though Amazon is thinking about reentering the phone market. During the company’s presentation yesterday at the Television Critics Association press tour — in which Amazon released a slew of updates regarding some of its upcoming television projects — Amazon Studio head Jen Salke was asked if the company was working on a […]

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Cult RPG Shin Megami Tensei is surprisingly great on mobile

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When a beloved video game series makes the shift to a free-to-play mobile experience, it’s not usually a reason to get excited. These transitions rarely go well. Because of this, I wasn’t expecting much from the absurdly named Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Dx2, a mobile spinoff of the beloved role-playing series that spawned the Persona […]

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Matthew Weiner’s anthology show The Romanoffs will debut on Amazon in October

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In 2016, Amazon Studios inked a $70 million deal with Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner to produce The Romanoffs, an anthology show set in the modern day. At a TCA press tour event yesterday, the studio revealed a short teaser for the show, which announced that it will debut on October 12th. The teaser shows […]

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Order 9066 is a deep dive into the internment of Japanese citizens during WWII

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In June, the country hit a boiling point after revelations that thousands of children had been separated from their parents as the Trump Administration implemented a new policy. It would criminally prosecute parents who entered the country illegally and place them in a federal prison, where children aren’t permitted. Later that month, the administration backtracked […]

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Amazon has selected its showrunners for its Lord of the Rings show

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Amazon’s big Middle-earth-set show based on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien is slowly moving forward. During this week’s Television Critics Association press tour, the company says that it has brought on two writers, JD Payne and Patrick McKay to write and develop the series. The two writers are relative newcomers: both worked on the original […]

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