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Jeopardy, Sebastian Stan, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Lord of the Rings, and Other Internet Rabbit Holes

In amazing news, the entire series of The Knick, which is an amazing show, has moved out of its purgatory on Cinemax and is now available to stream in full on HBOMax! (Decider)

I look at this image of two people atop the Towers of Tigray and I scarcely understand how it’s possible without a helicopter. (Sidetracked)

Here’s a headline you don’t see every day: Parrots who helped solve gruesome crimes. (The Lineup)

At last. The definitive guide to making the perfect chocolate chip cookie. Aaaaaand bookmarked! (Food Network)

30 Movies That Are Unlike Anything You’ve Seen Before. (The Atlantic)

Marvel unveils the full, surprising lineup of new X-Men team. (EW)

I wondered how Ruby Rose would fare after her strange departure from Batwoman. It appears… not that great. (Pajiba)

Might we be coming to a place where Amazon delivery drivers will actually assemble large items for you? (Slashgear)

SpaceX wins NASA’s Artemis lunar lander contract. (Engadget)

Top streamers lose millions of followers after Twitch cracks down on viewbots (Kotaku)

Gucci is turning 100 this year and they’re going all out. (Elle)

Let’s give a little love to Tig. (Lainey Gossip)

How Kyra Sedgwick once pressed Tom Cruise’s buttons. (Celebitchy)

For those of us who aren’t completely burnt by how Game of Thrones ended (who am I kidding? We’re all scorched by it), here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Lord of the Rings series on Amazon. (Nerdist)

What to expect from Apple’s new “Spring Loaded” event, which begins April 20th. (The Verge)

Sebastian Stan’s career is booming right now and his new movie, Monday, from director Argyris Papadimitropoulos, opened on April 16th. It looks intriguing and steamy.

Stan talks about why he loved filming in Athens. (Collider)

Watch him for free in the movie I’m Not Here with powerhouse J.K. Simmons, Mandy Moore, and Max Greenfield. (Plex)

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One of K-Pop’s biggest voices, Wendy from Red Velvet, on how she’s spent the pandemic preparing for her solo album. (Teen Vogue)

Listen to Red Velvet’s entire 12-album collection. (Tidal)

Why pay for Live TV when you can just, y’know… get it for free? (Plex)

From the world of international futbol. Yaya Toure: “I wrote a letter to [Pep] Guardiola to apologise. But it’s been a year and he’s not replied.” (The Athletic)

If you don’t know the most terrifying earworm about Yaya Toure, I dare you to click on this YouTube video. (Don’t! You’ll never get it out of your head! My kids break into it all the time now! It’s inescapable!)

A comprehensive look at the grand journey that is Street Fighter. (Polygon)

If that gives you the itch to try a little retro gaming, crowd-pleasers like Centipede and Asteroids and Missile Command are a click away. (Plex Arcade)

Four different approaches to translating a movie title. (Film School Rejects)

Might Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers actually be the right choice to take Alex Trebek’s spot on Jeopardy? (Uproxx)

A look at Danny Boyle’s sci-fi film Sunshine. (AV Club)

Will the alleged abusive behavior of Mega-Producer Scott Rudin take him down? (Vulture) [Ed. Note: Maybe!]

Gabriel Luna has been cast in the coveted role of Tommy in HBO’s upcoming The Last of Us. (The Mary Sue)

It’s official, and straight from the mouth of Lady Whistledown! Netflix has ordered seasons 3 and 4 of Bridgerton. (Geek Girl Authority)

Totally get how replaying/revisiting your favorite video games can be comforting. Who says you can’t go home again? (GamesRadar)

Thrillist is back with their second annual fast food awards: The Fasties! Vote your conscience, friends! (Thrillist)

Humanity is a marvel. Every time I get depressed about the state of the world, some artist comes up with something like “dancing light photos” and I’m reminded how far we’ve come as a species. These are absolutely gorgeous. (My Modern Met)

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Thor is the Editor-in-Chief of The Gist and a father of four. He's a lover of ancient history, Greek food and sports. He misses traveling and thinks that if libraries were the center of American society, many things would improve overnight. You can hit him up at [email protected].

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