June 5th, 2017

11 Books That Are A Million Times Better Than The Movie

'The Golden Compass' by Philip Pullman

'The Golden Compass' by Philip Pullman

About: Here lives an orphaned ward named Lyra Belacqua, whose carefree life among the scholars at Oxford's Jordan College is shattered by the arrival of two powerful visitors. First, her fearsome uncle, Lord Asriel, appears with evidence of mystery and danger in the far North, including photographs of a mysterious celestial phenomenon called Dust and the dim outline of a city suspended in the Aurora Borealis that he suspects is part of an alternate universe. He leaves Lyra in the care of Mrs. Coulter, an enigmatic scholar and explorer who offers to give Lyra the attention her uncle has long refused her. In this multilayered narrative, however, nothing is as it seems. Lyra sets out for the top of the world in search of her kidnapped playmate, Roger, bearing a rare truth-telling instrument, the alethiometer. All around her children are disappearing—victims of so-called "Gobblers"—and being used as subjects in terrible experiments that separate humans from their daemons, creatures that reflect each person's inner being. And somehow, both Lord Asriel and Mrs. Coulter are involved.

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E-girls undergo huge changes, evolve into E.G. Family

-E-girls will now be comprised of 11 set members: Harumi Sato, Fujii Karen, Washio Reina, Takebe Yuzuna, Kaede, Yamaguchi Nonoka, Sayaka, Suda Anna, Bando Nozomi, Yurino, Ishii Anna. Their new single "Love ☆ Queen" will be released on 2017.07.26

-Dream is disbanded. Aya will become the creative manager of E-girls and acting as staff and support for E.G. Family’s activities (mainly for E-girls), and will continue as photographer and graphic designer for the other artists. Ami will be a soloist. Shizuka will focus on activities in DANCE EARTH PARTY.

-Flower, SudannaYuzuYully, ShuuKaRen, Happiness will all be releasing new music soon.

-More details on all the changes + on the other members of the groups HERE

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"Ariana, I'm Sorry" - Piers Morgan Apologizes to Ariana for Criticizing Her After Manchester Bombing

   - Piers Morgan criticized Ari for flying home to Florida after her concert was bombed
   - He's now apologizing after she went back to Manchester and visited wounded children in the hospital and then gave an amazing concert one day after the London Bridge attack
    - "I watched the concert last night and it was a staggeringly moving and inspiring event. And at the centre of it all was you, Ariana Grande"
    - "By coming back to Manchester so soon, shrugging off the latest attack in London, standing on that stage and performing with such raw emotion and power, you showed more guts, resilience, strength of character and ‘Blitz spirit’ than every snivelling, pathetic ISIS coward put together.And you certainly showed a damn sight more compassion than I ever showed you."
    - Ms Grande, I’d have you in the trenches next to me any time. I’m sorry I questioned your courage. You’re one helluva gutsy young lady.

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Did you watch the concert last night ONTD?


Garbiñe Muguruza finger wags the French Open crowd, breaks down during press conference

- the defending champion was playing against France's Kristina Mladenovic
- lost 1-6, 6-3, 3-6
- the French crowd at Suzanne Lenglen was as classy as ever, shouting abuse and cheering on Muguruza's mistakes
- Mladenovic was shouting "Forza!" everytime Muguruza made an error
- Garbine started crying during her post-match press conference and had to leave mid-interview
- but she came back with a cheeky response

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I hate the FO crowds so much, they are always horrible. Apparently they were shouting at her to "fuck off back to Venezuela where she belongs".
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The View talks Wonder Woman box office and chats with Nancy Pelosi

Today's hosts: Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines, Jedediah Bila and Whoopi Goldberg
Today's 🔥 topics:
The View starts off this Monday by talking about Bill Maher's n-word during an interview with Nebraska Senator Bill Sasse. He has already apologized in regards to his usage of the word. Though he apologized, people want him gone from HBO. Whoopi argues on the usage of the word if it's at somebody or at himself. Whoopi says that he is used to describe himself. Whoopi and Sunny doesn't like the word at all.

The panel loved it that Wonder Woman did well in the box office over the weekend. We learn that Sunny is a big Wonder Woman fan. They talk about the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema women-only showings of the movie.

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi talks about 45 pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord. The major talking point is James Comey testifying in regards to 45's beavior. Joy presses on about impeachment on Pelosi. The House Minority Leader stresses that for that to happen it has to be within the law and have the facts. She says that if he does use executive privilege to prevent Comey Homey, it's going to be damning.

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Last Week Tonight covers the US pulling out of the Paris Agreement

Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris agreement on climate change. That's bad news for anyone who happens to live on this planet. He also criticised the coverage that the London attacks got in the US media and talked about Trump/Putin:

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Are you a part of the 52% of US-Americans who don't believe climate change is caused by human activity?

Café comme ça in Japan to collaborate with Sailor Moon

To celebrate 25th anniversary of Sailor Moon franchise, Café comme ça Shibuya-Seibu branch is collaborating with the series by releasing an exclusive menu & drinks limited from 6 June to 30 June only! The cakes and drinks are themed as the main five sailor soldiers; Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus.

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Translated by yours truly (also first time posting here; apologize if there's any error!)

ONTD, which one would you like to try?

Spike TV orders 10 episode Ink Master spin-off "Ink Master: Angels"

◘ Season 8 contestants Ryan Ashley, Kelly Doty, Nikki Simpson and Gia Rose to appear as the "angels"
◘ In the 10, one hour long, episode series, the four ladies will travel across the country to compete head to head against other badass, talented women in tattoos
◘ Will begin airing after Season 9 of Ink Master ends, which begins tomorrow #Tattoosday
◘ Contestants on Ink Master: Angels will earn a chance to compete in Season 10 of Ink Master
◘ The original show, Ink Master, is hugely popular with women though it took until season 8 to crown a female winner.

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I'm excited! The men can be so annoying on this show. Ink Master is back tomorrow btw. Anyone else watch the show? Tattoo post?
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Guy Fieri on His Rise to Television Fame: 'I Don't Know How That Happened'

People assume all lead singer from smash mouth Guy Fieri does is eat out. In fact he doesn't like to eat out all that much, “I eat out less at restaurants than anybody you’ve ever met, because I do a lot of that on the show,” says Fieri. Despite the fame he’s garnered from his culinary talent, Fieri says that was never the goal. “I wasn’t supposed to be on TV; I don’t know how that happened. That has been great, but what I really love to do is cook.”

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No Fam, It was I! Japanese TV Show Wrongly Attributes Quotes to Hayao Miyazaki


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Fuji Television’s Widna Show, a talk-panel style variety show, cited 7 times in Hayao Miyazaki’s career when he said that he would retire… only to come out of retirement and bless us with his creativity:Collapse )

ONTD, when is the last time someone took credit for something you posted to social media?


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T*ga Remains a Vile Human, and Still Tries to Exploit Kylie's Fame

Yet again alleged rapper tried to extend his 15 seconds minutes of fame by using his ex girlfriend Kylie Jenner.

According to the source, T*ga's new song ''Playboy'' has some nasty lyrics: "Super freak in my passenger / She a superstar and got it bad for me / If I hang up she call right back to me / You cut her legs off she crawl right back to me." and the verse gets nastier, fast. I did not listen to the song because I do not want to support his bullshit music, and quite frankly I think he's a terrible musician, but you can find the track at the source and judge for yourself.



New Pokemon Direct to live stream tomorrow morning!

The Pokemon Company has announced that a special Pokemon Direct will be live-streaming tomorrow morning! In recent years, The Pokemon Company and Nintendo have been using Pokemon Direct to announce the next main series games such as Pokemon X/Y and Pokemon Sun/Moon.

Fans are divided whether the announcement will be about a remake of Pokemon Diamond/Pearl or a sequel to last year's games, Pokemon Sun/Moon.

The video is 8 minutes long and will be streamed live at 7:00am PT/10:00am ET. Bookmark the link here----> Pokemon Direct

The above image isn't related to tomorrow's Pokemon Direct, rather it is an image from an upcoming merchandise promotion in Japan. Some fans believe it's foreshadowing the new game, Pokemon Stars, a sequel to Pokemon Sun/Moon.

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Despacito Feat Justin Bieber Who Speaks No Spanish Hits #1 for Fourth Week

2. That's What I Like (Cocaine) - Bruno Mars
3. I'm the Juan - DJ Kahled Feat. Justin Bieber, Quavo, Chance & Lil Wayne
5. Shape of Cheap Club Thrills - Ed Sheerat
8. Something Just Like This Has Been Made Already - Chainsmokers & Coldplay
10. Congratulations - Post Malone Feat. Quavo *New Peak, first top 10 hit for Post Malone


what do you think about this latinx domination ONTD?
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Hemsworth thinks Wonder Woman would beat Thor

This past Thursday, Wonder Woman Gal Gadot was interviewed by Katie Couric in regards to Women Woman the movie. An important question was posed by Gal in which she asked Chris Hemsworth aka THORBAE who would win between the two: Thor or Wonder Woman.

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AMC - BETTER CALL SAUL 3x09 Promo "Fall"

[synopsis]Jimmy visits a friend and takes up an old pastime; Chuck and Hamlin argue over the future of the firm; Kim faces challenges.


Two more episodes left in the season! Still no word on a renewal for S4, but it's still performing quite well for AMC. Hopefully we'll get an announcement soon. Thoughts on tonight's ep, "Slip"? =)

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Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester is the UK's most-watched TV event of 2017

-22.6 million viewers tuned in for at least three minutes of the three-hour concert.
-Average audience was almost 11 million or more than 49% of the night's total TV viewership
-69% of viewers aged 16-24 tuned it.
-Show raised more than 2 million GBP for those affected by the attack on May 22nd.

Spotify has uploaded the full concert in a single audio file, you can listen here: https://open.spotify.com/album/4ud0PqVU6RZJhyQiadL3M0

Source: https://twitter.com/Telegraph/status/871738383147520000

Fave moments ONTD?

The Mist: 'Out There' | Official Trailer

Based on a story by Stephen King, Spike’s THE MIST centers around a small town family that is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world and, in some cases, each other. Family, friends and adversaries become strange bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity as the rules of society break down. THE MIST stars Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Dan Butler, Isiah Whitlock Jr., and Frances Conroy.

Premieres Thursday, June 22nd on Spike.


Forbes writer talks Justice League rumors

- after negative reception to BvS, WB made a lot of changes to Justice League
- initially a two film project, was changed to one film + to fit in with the evolving plans of The Batman film/series
- no major reshoots yet
- Joss Whedon wrote and will film some extra scenes that Zac Snyder wanted and was asked to do final edit
- Joss Whedon will be responsible for any pickups or reshoots
- tone changed to being more positive


apparently WW made $103 million domestically + $223 million internationally
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Mischa Barton granted restraining order against ex that tried to sell sex tape

  • Barton's ex Jon Zacharias filmed the two of them having sex without her consent and was allegedly involved with a plot to sell the tape

  • Today Barton was granted a permanent restraining order against him and her ex was ordered to give her any explicit material he had of her

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Julia Roberts is making her way to television

Julia Roberts is making her way to television as the star of not one, but TWO TV series currently in development.

Today Will Be Different, based on Maria Sepmle novel, follows Eleanor Flood (Roberts), who wakes up determined to be her best self, but then life happens. Taking place over a single day, it’s described as a rollicking portrait of one woman’s fumbling but valiant attempt to navigate the knotty perils and sly grace of modern life. It is currently in development at HBO.

Homecoming, from Mr. Robot's Sam Esmail, is a political thriller that centers on a caseworker at a secret government facility — the role Roberts is in talks for — her supervisor, and a soldier. It is based on a the recent fictional podcast which is presented in a collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions and overheard conversations. The Homecoming podcast had a cast led by Catherine Keener that also included Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, Amy Sedaris and David Cross. Keener voiced the caseworker, with Schwimmer as her ambitious supervisor and Isaacs as a soldier desperate to rejoin civilian life. The series currently does not have a network attached.

This would be the first regular role for Julia Roberts in a TV series. She has previously appeared in guest appearances on various TV series.

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