October 13th, 2016

joan watson - rme

Halt and Catch Fire gets a fourth and final season


Summary:
- viewership has been around 300k over the season, it's a miracle it's being renewed; thanks to The Walking Dead for this great opportunity
- the final season will have 10 episodes, gives it a chance to wrap up properly
- the two-part season 3 finale aired last night

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What did you all think of the season finale, ONTD?
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Coro Coro reveals new Pokémon


When Type: Null finds a trainer it trusts, it destroys its helmet and evolves into Silvadi. It has a special item called Memory that lets it be one of all 18 types at any one time thanks to its ability, AR System. It's not currently known if it's one item that can change this, or if there are 18 different ones. It has a new attack called Multi Attack which changes type based on its hold item. Its evolution is Normal type.

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Celebs tweet about UK's Marmite crisis

As a result of Brexit, the British public are faced with the threat of shortages in regards a few different products, the most notable of which is Marmite. Sure, there are other items at risk such as Pot Noodle, Ben & Jerry's, Hellmann's mayonnaise, Dove, etc. However, none of the others have struck at the heart of the Britain like Marmite. The reason is that Unilever wanted to raise prices on its products in response to the falling pound, and the supermarket chain Tesco refused. The pound compared to the dollar is at its lowest level in 31 years. Here are just a few of Britain's famous talking about the catastrophe:





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certain ontders, did you ever find out what brexit is
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Little Mix announce their fourth studio album GLORY DAYS + SHOUT OUT TO MY EX preview


  • You can hear Shout Out To My Ex playing in the background.

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The only bad thing about them dropping the album on November 18 is that Bruno Mars is dropping his album the same day, which means that he's probably gonna block them from that #1 release week album in the UK. They should have waited a couple of weeks. Other than that, I'm excited! Don't forget to watch The X-Factor this Sunday for the first live performance of Shout Out To My Ex! They're also showing it on Monday in the US.
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Suzanne Vega shades Britney Spears, talks about new music and gender identity




Singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega, who is most well-known for her massive hit "Tom's Diner," has just released a new album based on the life and work of author Carson McCullers, titled "Beloved: Songs from an Evening with Carson McCullers." Vega says that McCullers' gender fluidity appealed to her because although she is heterosexual and married to a man, there was a time in her life where she felt like she did not like being a woman, although she definitely didn't want to be a man either.

Suzanne Vega was also asked about Britney Spears' cover of her song. During the interview, Vega states that she was very surprised that Britney Spears had covered her song. Speaking about Britney Spears, Suzanne Vega said that she was impressed that it was Britney's idea to cover her song, since it was very unexpected and it showed maturity in Britney's career choices. Listen to Suzanne Vega's song, as well as Britney Spears' cover, after the cut below.

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NEW COUPLE ALERT: Meghan Trainor is dating Spy Kids star Daryl Sabara




The Princess of Pop MEGHAN TRAINOR is officially dating Spy Kids star Daryl Sabara. Meghan (22) and Daryl (24) made their relationship official on Tuesday night when they were seen walking through LAX holding hands. While it isn't clear how long they have been dating for, Meghan Trainor appeared in an Instagram post on Daryl Sabara's Instagram account three weeks ago while she was touring.

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cute couple!
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5h drama season 4 episode 82: lauren's mom unfollows karla

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- just hours after karla teased an upcoming duet with machine gun kelly, “bad things,” ha bandmate lauren’s mom, clara jauregui, took to twitter to unfollow the entire cabello family
- this isn’t the first time clara appears to be very jealous of karla's talent. back in june, clara jauregui appeared to slam camila’s manager roger gold on social media, blasting him for failing to mention the 5h girls after karla took home 4 awards at canada’s much music video awards, two of which she won as part of the flop band.

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Guess how many white actors were in the season premiere for Fresh Off the Boat



* Season 3's premiere features exactly one white person, and she only shows up in the very last scene (Isabella Alexander as Eddie's gf Alison). Okay, two white people if you count Demi Moore on a TV that's playing the movie Ghost.

* Relevant quote from Jessica: "I forgot how relaxing it is being around all Asian people. You don't feel like a foreigner. You blend in with everyone around you."

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have you ever felt like a token, ontd?

Bob Dylan wins the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature




The iconic singer-songwriter won for his poetic lyrics, becoming the first lyricist to win the Prize, the first American to win since Toni Morrison in 1993, and only the second person to have both a Nobel Prize and an Oscar (the first is George Bernard Shaw).



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Iwan Rheon explains dementia + talks about his album



Iwan lost his grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia in 2008. He said: “My grandmother was a real pillar of the community in Llanrug, North Wales. She was a Sunday school teacher and a dinner lady in a primary school. She was an incredibly strong woman and wouldn’t take any rubbish from anyone, so to see her go from that to like a scared child was really tough. It all happened so quickly, and got to the point where she couldn’t live by herself anymore and unfortunately she had to be sectioned. At times she would become really confused, thinking I was her husband. At first it was kind of funny – you have to try and laugh through these things – but she eventually deteriorated to the point she didn’t know who we were or where she was. It was pretty hardcore. I’ll always remember the way she used to constantly chase me and my brother around as we’d always be up to mischief. Even though we were a bit of a nightmare, she loved having the family around. She was a lovely woman. I’m proud to have played a small part in the project, and hope people will share this animation as far and wide as possible to improve understanding of this devastating condition."

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Andy Cohen tweets then deletes who the Real Housewives seem to be backing this election



Looks like it was meant to be a DM...

not surprising tbh

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SVU Promo for 18x05 - Unstoppable (i.e. the Trump Episode, but y'all better stop him)



Note: This will air on October 26. There will be no new episode next week, because of the 3rd Presidential debate (if it even happens).

Gary Cole (*promo voice* in an Unforgettable Performance) guest stars as a Trump-esque, but way better looking, politician who is accused of sexual misconduct by several women in the midst of his campaign.

This episode was filmed a while ago, and rescheduled several times, because NBC had concerns about airing it close to the election. Originally, it was supposed to air last night. So it was made before "grab them by the pussy" and "when you’re a star, they let you do it", even though a similar line appears in the above promo. The episode was also filmed before the more recent accusations against Trump, and it appears to have predicted those as well.

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Carisi said he's single! the line starts behind me

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ONTD, did you watch last night's Olympics-adjacent episode? Was it kinda fun or what? And what did you think about the return of Rollins's sister? Lastly, don't you think SVU should have gotten Alec Baldwin to play not-Trump?
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J.K.Rowling, John Boyega on Trump: Trump near nuclear codes is everyone's business, he's a prick.

John Baeyega summed up Trump quite nicely with just two words.



J.K. Rowling responded to a tweet saying "aren't you British? Mind your own business."


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Misha Collins launches #NopeToTrump campaign + more accusations against Trump emerge



From the Nope to Trump website -

Are you a thoughtful American, a minority, a war hero, a reporter, a beauty pageant contestant, an environmentalist, owner of the Dallas Mavericks? Are you you someone who cares about our country, a faulty mic, are you a woman or someone who knows a woman? If so we have just the shirt for you.

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Again mostly an excuse to talk about this fuckery. The comment about the People writer that came forward is so gross.
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Little Mix's Leigh warned her ex about "Shout Out To My Ex"; Perrie didn't + Info about "Glory Days"


  • Perrie was asked if she warned her ex-fiancée, former One Direction member Zayn Malik, about their new single Shout Out To My Ex, and she bluntly replied: "No."

  • Jesy said that she didn't think he deserved to be warned and he would just have to wait to hear it.

  • Leigh-Anne said that she's still friends with her ex, non-league footballer Jordan Kiffin, so she warned him about the song.

  • Leigh also said that the song won't be nice for any of their exes.

  • Perrie was also asked about her relationship with actor Luke Pasqualino, this is the first time that she has talked about him, and she said that they have been going to a few fun dates, but that it's still early days. She said that he's lovely.

  • Jesy also said that Luke is a "lovely boy, nice boy."

  • Luke already heard the song and he liked it.

  • Glory Days will include more songs about their exes, but Jesy said that there's also a lot of love on their songs because both her and Jade are in love, and Perrie and Leigh went through breakups but they're finding love again.

  • There’s also a song about just having fun in a club and getting down and funky.

  • Jade is pretty sure that X-Factor contestant Honey G is a joke and she's just an actress.

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Zayn didn't even listen to One Direction's last album, so I'm pretty sure he won't listen to this song, either. ONTD, are you still friends with your ex or are you done with them?
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Kylie Jenner talks Tyga, fame, and lips in Complex




--On fame: Kylie wants to know what it would be like to not be famous. Had she had known how big KUWTK would get, she would have thought of maybe not being on the show.
--On her lips: She kissed a boy in middle school, and him being surprised at how good she kissed for having thin lips, made her insecure about them. She thought no one wanted to kiss her.
--On Tyga: “The first year we started hanging out, everyone around him told him not to be with me. I still get comments like, ‘Don’t be with him.’ But we’re not doing it for the public—we love each other. We need to be together at all times. We never get mad at each other, we just figure things out.”
--On being Kylie Jenner: “I don’t want to be ‘Kylie Jenner.’ It’s become a job more than who I am. I don’t even want to be that person anymore.”


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Jade Thirlwall Talks About Experiencing Racism for the First Time in Little Mix's New Book


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Little Mix have a book coming out October 20 called "Our World".

Pic is blurry so here's a summary:
-Jade talks about how she had a lovely childhood until she got to secondary school.
-She was bullied by a girl and her friends, who were in her class
-The main girl would tell her she was ugly, call her a P***, throw bleach powder on her
-One time the girl and her friends held Jade down and drew a bindi on her forehead
-Jade felt alone and didn't like going to school because of it

Jade's dad is English and her mom is Egyptian & Yemeni.

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Tyler Posey and Bella Thorne are young, extra, and in love!!!

previously on ontd... this level of cringe deserves its own update tbh.




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credit goes to anathema_switch for alerting me to this
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HTGAWM's Lauren Vélez (Soraya Hargrove) on working with Viola Davis and her character's dark past




For season 3 of How to Get Away with Murder, there have been a few new characters (i.e. Simon Drake) this season so this week we'll talk about Dexter and New York Undercover alum Lauren Vélez who plays Soraya Hargrove, the Milford University President and who's been going head to head with Annalise.

- on how it was to work again with Viola Davis (they once were in a off-Broadway play [Intimate Apparel] over a decade ago): "Sometime in July I went out to L.A. for a meeting and I got a phone call and they said “Do you want to come on the show?” Yes, of course! I was very excited. I met with the showrunner, Peter Nowalk, who’s just wonderful. He said, “Look, it’s gonna be a very slow burn. We really want to move with the character slow and let it grow into whatever it’s going to be in the show,” which has been a really great process. As the storyline unfolds it’s become something I can really sink my teeth into. And most of my scenes have been with Viola so, how’s that for a dream coming true?"

- on what her character is like: "...I can tell you is that the character that I play, the president of the University, Soraya Hargrove, fascinates me. It’s a very powerful position for a woman to have and she, like the character I played in Dexter, is a political animal. A different kind of political animal. Soraya believes that you can draw more bees with honey than with vinegar. She’s a consummate politician. She tries to do everything with a smile and really just works everything from a very different angle. She’s a good girl. She’s a nice girl. She’s a class valedictorian. She’s that sort of person and as the show progresses, we find out her deep, dark secrets, some of which have been revealed (though I can’t tell you!)"

Doesn't Lauren look fantastic for 51. Also how do you like President Hargrove, ONTD?

Viewing/Discussion post for S3E4: Don't Tell Annalise


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Lady Gaga on FLOTUS speech & #whywomendontreport + Katy Perry supports Kamala Harris for CA senator.



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katyperry: There's a lot of women making HERstory this election cycle! Find them up AND down the ballot Nov 8th including @kamalaharris running for Senate in my great state of CALIFORNIA. Remember, it's just as important to vote in your local election as it is to vote in the presidential election. Thanks to my cohosts @cleowade & @emilys_list for helping put together an incredible, informative, safe space last night. ❤️
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WATCH MICHELLE'S SPEECH HERE