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'Halloween' fan's Comic-Con tale earns him cheers, and a hug from Jamie Lee Curtis

Movies can teach just as well as they entertain, sometimes even in unexpected ways. That was the message driven home by one San Diego Comic-Con attendee during the show's Halloween panel. He used his time at the mic during the panel Q&A to share a touching anecdote with the movie's star, Jamie Lee Curtis.  SEE ALSO: M. Night Shyamalan drops extremely creepy 'Glass' trailer at Comic-Con "I'm just really grateful for the movie Halloween, because 34 years ago it saved my life," the man, who has since been identified as Joseph Scott, said. Scott launched into his story of the time that...

Meryl Streep and Cher's kiss is one of the few good things to happen in forever

It was the kiss heard round the world — or on gay tumblr. Listen, the news cycle is bleak and things have been dark for the the LGBTQ community for a long, long time. So forgive the community if we got a little too excited this week when queer icons Cher and Meryl Streep exchanged a smooch at the Mamma Mia premiere. It was everyone's awkward celebrity fantasy come true. SEE ALSO: Cher loves Paddington Bear, and I love both of them, so it all works out I know, I know, Cher and Meryl aren't technically a "thing." But that doesn't mean I can't go to a beautiful, imaginary place in my head...

Anyone can name the new Mars rover, but the nerds in charge will have to approve it

Space. The final frontier. A vast, formless abyss into which humanity launches its satellites and rovers in a boundless quest for knowledge. The discoveries made in that airless vacuum of mystery could impact the human understanding of the cosmos, and now anyone has the opportunity to name one of the rovers that the European Space Agency will use to explore the surface of Mars. Except the European Space Agency will choose the rover's final name with a panel of scientists. And they probably won't go for Marsy McMarsface.  SEE ALSO: NASA's Curiosity rover took a badass Mars selfie during a...

Netflix's 'Insatiable' looks like it does more, and worse, than fat-shame

The trailer for Netflix's Insatiable has already made quite an impact on social media, though perhaps not for the reasons the creators may have anticipated.  SEE ALSO: Meet the high key goth superheroes of Netflix's upcoming 'Umbrella Academy' The show, which stars Debby Ryan and Alyssa Milano, tells the story of Patty, an overweight girl known as (ugh) "Fatty Patty" at her high school. After she is (UGH!) punched in the face and has her jaw wired shut for a summer, she returns to school thin and therefore conventionally attractive, and so decides to exact revenge on the bullies who made...

'Spider-Man' PS4 trailer shows Spidey teaming up with MJ -and- Miles Morales

Spider-Man may do whatever a spider can, but the new story trailer for his anticipated PlayStation 4 game shows that he can't do it alone.  The trailer features Spidey teaming up with Mary Jane Watson and Miles Morales in a city overrun with costumed villains, Norman Osborne as a vigilante-averse Mayor of New York, and introduces Silver Sable as one of the many antagonists poor Peter Parker is going to have to web up in his quest to keep the city safe.  Spider-Man for PS4 launches on Sept. 7. Read more... More about Spider Man Ps4, Spider Man Game, Entertainment, and Gaming

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