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The Jetsons Predicted Many Technologies Of Today… And The Future. But What About The Impact? (Video)

Yeah, the moving walkways are ‘life’ at the airport, but where are the snarky housekeeper ‘Rosy’ robots and fold-up cars? We ought to have them on deck by now. Looking at you ‘Jetsons.’ Hahaaa!

The Jetsons’ futuristic lifestyle accurately predicted our everyday life decades before the 21st century’s arrival. What else can we learn from the cartoon about the future of artificial intelligence?
– AJ+

Of course, a future formed with increasing AI is not all giggles…

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“Sonic The Hedgehog” Goes From Gaming Monitors To Movie Theaters (Vibe)

Two things you know are gonna be good in this: (1) the “Sonic The Hedgehog” CGI and (2) Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik!

“Sonic The Hedgehog” is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centers on the infamously brash bright blue hedgehog. The film follows the (mis)adventures of Sonic as he navigates the complexities of life on Earth with his newfound – human – best friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden). Sonic and Tom join forces to try and stop the villainous Dr. Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from capturing Sonic and using his immense powers for world domination. The film also stars Tika Sumpter and Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic.
– Paramount Pictures

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Disney’s “The Lion King” Opens In Theaters July 19, 2019 (Trailer)

Don’t worry “Lion King” faithful. Jon Favreau knows that y’all shed real tears of sorrow and joy at the animated epic. He will not let you down with the remake. Look at the cast. Look at the high-quality CGI. Hear the music and dialogue. Check out the A-List casting.

Your memories will be honored and celebrated. This trailer promises that!

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Comedy: Sean Evans & Tiffany Haddish On ‘Hot Ones’… LEGO! (Video)

Baaahahahaaa! They made Sean Evans a LEGO! Hot Ones did a LEGO wing episode!!

Have you ever wondered what Sean Evans would look like as a LEGO character? Well, wonder no longer. In this special animated short, Sean goes head-to-head with the shape-shifting Queen Watevra Wa’Nabi—voiced by Tiffany Haddish—for one of his craziest interviews yet.
– First We Feast

And Tiffany Haddish as a LEGO… still hilarious… still HOT!

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Young Justice, Season 3 Tease: Batman, Black Lightning, And Green Arrow Quit The Justice League (Video)

United Nations Secretary-General Lex Luthor???? Duuuuude!!!

And… and that was Black Lightning in there?? And did you SEE Green Arrow right there shoulder-to-shoulder with Batman in the clip (on even keel, finally acknowledging what the Arrowverse on The CW has done to SAVE the DC franchise at least in some way)?? Okay, DC Universe, NOW you are on the right track!

I have got some cartoon watching and RE-watching to do!

Whew! That’s a LOT of resignations. Gonna leave a mark, or hole, in the League. Who’s going to shoulder the load going forward? Who’s gonna take the weight? #YoungJustice #Outsiders

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DC’s “Young Justice” Series Continues With Season 3… Finally (Trailer)

Don’t know how deep y’all go into the whole DC cartoon thing, but Cartoon Network had a good thing going with “Young Justice” (then dropped it). The series focused on the young’ns in the Justice League. You’d get dashes of Batman, Green Lantern corpsmen (plural, because Hal Jordan and John Stewart were on there) and others… but most of the time was spent on the likes of Nightwing, Aqualad, Artemis, and Connor Kent.

Sidebar: We REALLY don’t get enough Connor Kent in the DCU storylines. Hopefully, the coming “Titans” and “Young Justice” eps handle that problem.

Anyway, here’s a trailer for the long-awaited return of “Young Justice”. Out now on DC’s streaming service.

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Mylo The Cat Presents The Notorious B.I.G. x Mister Cee Mashups (Video)

It’s still the holidays, baby BAYbay! And here is a giftgiver that keeps giving… Mylo The Cat Presents (aha, word play)!

My 4-part mini-series highlighting some of my favorite tracks from Mister Cee’s classic ‘Best of Biggie’ mixtape, starring Fat Tony, The Count, Fat Albert, and Peter Griffin.
Mylo The Cat aka isthishowyougoviral.

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Mylo the Cat Presents The Wu-Tang Clan “Protect Ya Neck” Cartoon Mashup (Video)

What is it about these Wu-Tang classics that inspire cartoon mashups? Dunno if I even care about the answer. Just keep ’em coming. DOPE #ProtectYaNeck

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Justin Freeman – “Real Talk” feat. Poodieville (Video)

Pure anger and love shortage is the source of my spit.
Justin Freeman

Wooohooo geeeYOTdaaaaam!! Justin’s “Real Talk” is real fi-yah! And Poodieville stayed with the dark mode of the track to round it off hella nice.

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Mylo the Cat Presents The Wu-Tang Clan x Superfriends “Triumph” Mashup (Video)

This. Is. Awesome! When RZA’s part drops…NAILED IT…from that point on. Mashup geniousness!!!

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Steve Carell Stars In An Imaginative Holiday Film, “Welcome To Marwen” (Trailer)

Looks like some good watching. Should hit viewers in the feels. And I trust Zemeckis as a filmmaker. He’s gonna take Carell into that Tom Hanks film space with this one, I’m betting. That is some rarefied air.

This holiday season, Academy Award® winner Robert Zemeckis—the groundbreaking filmmaker behind Forrest Gump, Flight and Cast Away—directs Steve Carell in the most original movie of the year. Welcome To Marwen tells the miraculous true story of one broken man’s fight as he discovers how artistic imagination can restore the human spirit.
– Universal Pictures

Interesting. A documentary directed by [executive producer] Jeff Malmberg inspired the film. In Theaters December 21st.

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Cree Summer Has Done WAY More The Be ‘Freddie’ On “A Different World” (Video)

Of course, a lot of us are going to remember Cree Summer as super-cutie hippie Hillman chick on “A Different World” on NBC back in the day… but “Freddie” has done a LOT of work – in voiceovers. Check it out!

Recognize this voice? That’s right—it’s the sound of your childhood. As the vocal force behind Rugrats’ Susie Carmichael and Tiny Toon Adventures’ Elymyra, Cree Summer has made some of your favorite cartoons come to life.
– Great Big Story

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This Animé “MFKZ” Has Some Of Everybody Doing Everything R-Rated In It (Trailer)

Rated R? That all?? Looks like it could be ‘stronger’ with the warning. Bloody violence, check! Foul language, check! And sexual content, aaaand check! Yep… checks all the boxes for some dope, slick, sick anime that fans like; just like they like it!!

The film [“MFKZ”] centers on young Angelino and his skull-and-flame pal Vinz, who live in a seedy tenement in an LA-inspired dystopian metropolis – a burnt-out, gang and cockroach-ridden neo-urban hell. Following a scooter accident, Angelino starts experiencing migraines and strange hallucinations, as well as fits of rage-inspired superpowers, as he slowly awakens to the truth of his origins: he is half human and half Macho, a supernatural alien race that is bent on taking over the planet.
– Pitchfork

Check for this [very] limited engagement anime film in theaters October 11th and 16th.

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Randy Houser – “What Whiskey Does” (Lyric Video)

Unapologetically country! Why post it here though? Because when my Mama (yes, Moms) first shared this with me, I chuckled. Then about midway, I realized there was a bluesy feel to it, then I pulled up the lyrics on Genius (linked here)… and started thinking: Does this guy need help?

Hey, all in all, this “What Whiskey Does” is good music doing what it does; taking me on a journey and affecting me during and after the trip. Affected me so much, I am still kind of ‘tripping.’ Check out Randy’s joint. Not our usual fare, but worthy!

RANDY HOUSER – WHAT WHISKEY DOES (SPOTIFY)

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Executive Producer Thandie Newton Presents “Liyana” (Trailer)

You know the movie is going to be powerful when the trailer touches your heart and wells your eyes with tears. With animation in it no less. Incredibly compelling film!

Under the guidance of acclaimed South African storyteller, Gcina Mhlophe, five orphaned children from Swaziland collaborate to craft a collective fairytale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork as she embarks on a perilous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. The children’s real and imagined worlds begin to converge, and they must choose what kind of story they will tell – in fiction and in their own lives.

This genre-defying film weaves an original animated hero’s journey with poetic documentary scenes to create an inspiring tale of perseverance. LIYANA is a tribute to creativity, the strength of the human spirit, and the healing power storytelling.

Critically acclaimed, and executive produced by award-winning actress, Thandie Newton, LIYANA has won more than 25 jury and audience awards and screened at more than 80 film festivals around the world including the British Film Institute’s London Film Festival and MoMA’s Doc Fortnight.

LiyanaTheMovie.com

 

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De La Soul – “Whoodeeni” feat. 2 Chainz (Video)

Just caught this surfing through the YouTubulars. De La Soul has a music video for “Whoodeeni” off the “and the Anonymous Nobody…” LP. Dope! And what they did with 2 Chainz avatar… Cool!

DE LA SOUL – AND THE ANONYMOUS NOBODY (ALBUM)

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Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” (Video)

“Feels Like Summer” is a nice alt-hit-us-in-the-feels way to end the summer. Childish Gambino dropped this ditty over the Labor Day weekend to mellow out all the ques out there.

CHILDISH GAMBINO – FEELS LIKE SUMMER (ITUNES)

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There Are Almost 8 Billion People On Earth. But How Many Is Too Many? (Video)

PBS picks up the conversation topic Bill Gates was speaking on in the post on here from a couple of weeks back – overpopulation.

Is overpopulation real? Is Earth filling up with too many humans? How many people can Earth hold, anyway? As our species approaches 8 billion, human overpopulation is a major concern for many people.
– It’s Okay to be Smart • PBS

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Could Ant-Man Be The Most Powerful Avenger? (Video)

This one is more [theoretical] science than science fiction, and I will tell you in advance… I did not get it (even after the second watch) totally. But that last ‘outtake’ point that Kyle makes… I got that the first time! In fact, me and @RealSuperKing were talking about the ‘mass problem’ on “Ant-Man” in a different way while back: When he gets super-tiny, but retains his mass, wouldn’t he crack anyone’s arm he ran up?? SCIENCE!!

When you think of powerful Avengers, you probably think of Hulk or Thor, but should we be considering Ant-Man too? Kyle has the quantum realm science on this week’s “Because Science”!

This ep is awesome to watch. Now, do NOT let all this ruin your movie-watching experience. I won’t. In fact, I’m hoping to see an ‘easter egg’ in the “Ant-Man And The Wasp” movie that hints at Ant-Man giving Thanos the business… and saving the world #InfinityWars #HelpUsScottLang #MaybeOurOnlyHope

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Prince Moved Into Carlos Boozer’s Mansion And Tricked It Out (Video)

Really Boozer? Prince turned it into a nightclub… “wiggy wiggy” though?? Bahaaaa!

The year Boozer rented his home to Prince. Carlos Boozer recounts his memories from the year he rented out his L.A. mansion to Prince.
– NBA

Great story, expertly told. RIP Prince. Guess when you rent a mansion for $95K a MONTH, you’re not just making it rain, you’re making it Purple Rain (with new decor and more)!

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