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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!


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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.


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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!



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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.



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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.

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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‘NBA Live 19’ Promises Even More Realistic Gameplay And Other Next-Level Features (Trailer)

‘NBA Live 19’ drops on September 7th. Be THE ONE, the champ on them gamer streets… but build your TEAM like you are playing for GLOBAL dominance #TeamworkMakesTheDreamWork #WOO

Create your player and rise to legend-status by playing at the most respected courts all over the world, and by building your squad to challenge for global dominance in THE LEAGUE and THE STREETS. With gameplay innovation including Real Player Motion Tech and new ways to develop your player, NBA Live 19 is the most authentic and responsive experience in franchise history. Learn more:

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Bill Gates’ Top 5 Recommended Reads For This Summer (Video)

Look. If you know better, do better… right? So, if someone who is doing way better (like genius billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates) is hitting you off with knowledge – of any kind – maybe consider the advice, right? To help you get down that ‘do better’ trail.

If you’re looking for something to read over the next few months, you can’t go wrong with these books recommended by Bill Gates: “Leonardo da Vinci,” by Walter Isaacson, “Everything Happens for a Reason and Other Lies I’ve Loved,” by Kate Bowler, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” by George Saunders, “Origin Story: A Big History of Everything,” by David Christian, and “Factfulness” by Hans Rosling, with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund.
Bill Gates

So there you go. You’re welcome. Now excuse me. I have some reading to do!


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NxWorries – “Lyk Dis” (Video)

Count on smooth dopeness just “Lyk Dis” from the NxWorries duo whenever they choose to bless. Animated video loop used as a vehicle to drive their latest single from “Yes Lawd!” home.


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Watch ‘Our Cartoon President’ Give His Address At The Annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner (Video)

Baaahahaaa! President Trump might have opted out of going to the WHCA Annual Dinner in real life, but Our Cartoon President went all in for the event!

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Czarface x MF DOOM – “Meddle With Metal” (Video)

Ohhhhhh! They’re spitting over the looped up sample from the music on ‘Spiderman & His Amazing Friends’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk’ cartoons from the 1980s… when Saturday morning was SATURDAY MORNING son! New visuals from MF DOOM and Czarface for “Meddle With Metal” off “Czarface Meets Metalface” – a collabo LP from Czarface (Inspectah Deck, Esoteric, and DJ 7L) and MF DOOM.

Crazy animation, too.


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An Extended First Look At ‘The Death Of Superman’ Animated Movie (Trailer)

I remember buying my brother TWO copies of the ‘Death Of Superman’ bound volume comic when it came out decades ago. Not because I was thinking “collectors’ item… ka-CHING!” Nah, it was because I knew we’d be wearing that thang out reading it; and it was prudent to keep one ‘in the clip’ as a backup.

Epic story. Supes went out the one way he was supposed to… not withering from waves from a green glowing space rock… but from defending the earth, his home (Metropolis) from Doomsday… and falling dead on the battlefield with HONOR. The Super Scout and The Monster BEAT THE F**K OUT OF EACH OTHER!! A fight to the death!

And now DC is doing a movie about it… again. Remembering that they kind of screwed the Krypto with the Doomsday angle in the bloated Batman Vs. Superman movie they did, I’m just saying, “DC, do NOT screw this up!!”


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Director Ryan Coogler With ‘Notes On A Scene’ In “Black Panther” (Video)

Make no mistake: What makes for a great action movie is great action scenes. Let’s let “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler break a dope scene from his box office smash down for y’all!

On this episode of “Notes on a Scene,” Black Panther’s director and co-writer Ryan Coogler breaks down a fight scene in the movie featuring Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, and Chadwick Boseman.
– Vanity Fair

Okay! Watch your mouth and keep your hands to yourself… or Wakandans will FIGHT! Got it!

More after the jump.

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What Is So Special About The “Black Panther” Super Suit (Video)

Still in the wake of #WakandaForever we need more. Got to feed the mania! How about more info? About the uniform that King T’Challa wears, for instance? Watch.

Black Panther’s costume is so much more than just another super suit.
– NowThis Entertainment

School ’em, Kya!


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Explore The Royal Family Tree Of “Black Panther” (Video)

Nice piece! Comics coming to life here in the best way. Know how some fans will be in a movie, like “Black Panther” this weekend, just knowing everything about everybody in the flick? Do you [low key] wanna be that fan? Well, this clip could give you much knowledge and discussion fodder… without having to spend the half a lifetime…reading and getting paper cuts turning comic book pages. Haaa!

Dive into Wakanda’s rich comic book history with the family lineage of its ruler, the Black Panther. Long live the King.

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