Go beyond The Room with this look into how bad movies can influence good movies

The Disaster Artist, due for release on December 1, is a (supposedly) good movie about a book about the making of a bad movie—namely, Tommy Wiseau’s The Room, which many consider to be the worst film ever made. It’s basically what Tim Burton’s Ed Wood was to Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space. And it’s bound to inspire…

Tomi Lahren triggers lib snowflakes by glaring queasily into the middle distance

Fox News contributor, ObamaCare beneficiary, and descendent of immigrants Tomi Lahren is the Veruca Salt of the alt-right, a privileged, bloviating ghoul who won’t stop stomping her feet until all the libs are owned. Her latest stab at relevance comes in the form of the below image, which was posted by Conservative…

Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society, the co-writer of It is adapting Are You Afraid Of The Dark?

If Are You Afraid Of The Dark?, the Canadian kids’ horror series that was a Nickelodeon staple in the early ‘90s, is a cup of coffee brewed with childhood fears (just go with it), then It would be crack cocaine. All that is to say that It co-writer Gary Dauberman is working on a big-screen adaptation of Are You

Writer Audrey Wauchope accuses One Tree Hill creator Mark Schwahn of harassment

As reported by Deadline, TV writer Audrey Wauchope has accused former One Tree Hill showrunner and creator Mark Schwahn of sexual harassment, sharing stories on Twitter about inappropriate things he’d allegedly do while she and her writing partner Rachel Specter were working on the show. Wauchope never identified…

Tom Sizemore was once removed from a film set for allegedly "violating" a young girl

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tom Sizemore was “told to leave” the set of Born Killers in 2003 after he allegedly touched an 11-year-old actress inappropriately. The crew was taking photos with Sizemore for a plot element that involved pictures of a wife and daughter that his character abandoned, with the…

Sony developing a Spider-Man spin-off about Morbius, The Living Vampire

Of all the supporting characters in Spider-Man stories, Morbius, The Living Vampire is certainly one of them. He’s not as iconic or memorable as Venom, he’s not a core cast member like Mary Jane or even J. Jonah Jameson, and he’s not even a regular guest star like Silver Sable or Black Cat. Those characters are…

YouTube is trying to do something about its horrifying kids videos

Recently, people started to catch on to something truly bizarre happening on the YouTube Kids app, which is supposed to present content specifically targeted to kids without any questionable “adult” stuff that parents might not approve of. What it actually has, though, is an endless pit of bizarre nonsense that seems…

DC Comics has now fired editor Eddie Berganza over harassment allegations

Over the weekend, multiple women came forward with allegations against Eddie Berganza, a senior editor at DC Comics who supposedly had a history of sexually harassing women at the company. The claims against Berganza happened over a period of years, and they were apparently an open secret in the comic book industry…

Amazon is getting its Lord Of The Rings TV show, and several seasons of it, too

Someday soon, Middle-earth will come complimentary with free, two-day shipping. Following speculation that Amazon was eyeing a Lord Of The Rings TV series to play the role of its Jeff Bezos-mandated Game Of Thrones killer, the internet retailer’s studio arm has now ordered multiple seasons of a series set in the world…

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Marc Maron says Louis CK lied to him about sexual misconduct: “I knew what most people knew” 

Following up on a tweet promising to discuss the issue more on his show and “not [on] a shitty platform like Twitter,” on today’s episode of WTF, Marc Maron discussed the sexual misconduct charges against his friend Louis CK at length. Maron and CK have had a rocky relationship over the years—an early episode of WTF

Weekend Box Office: Thor rules again, but a smaller movie feels like the bigger winner

Let’s bury the lede for a moment, put the blockbusters on the back burner, and talk about what The A.V. Club considers very exciting news: Lady Bird has broken into America’s box-office top 10, grossing more than a million dollars on just 37 screens. That’s an average of about $33,000 per screen, which basically means…

At some point, Jon Stewart will probably have to address claims he’d never heard the Louis CK allegations

Since five women went on record with The New York Times alleging a long pattern of sexual assault from Louis CK, many in the comedy world have been suspiciously silent. While film and TV companies were quick to distance themselves from him, late night comedians—our supposed voice of moral clarity in trying times—