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50 Years Of ‘Star Trek’

Star Trek, the science-fiction show about the crew of the starship Enterprise, premiered 50 years ago today on NBC, spawning a cult following and decades of spin-offs. Here are some milestones from the franchise’s 50-year history

How Big-Budget Movies Flop

Despite the recent box-office failures of Exodus, Ben-Hur, and Gods Of Egypt, studios continue to fund big-budget movies they hope will achieve blockbuster success. The Onion provides a step-by-step breakdown of how one of these movies becomes a flop:

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 30, 2016

ARIES: Sometimes in life, you just need to stop whatever it is you’re doing and take a step back. Actually, maybe it’s two steps back. Yeah, that’s good. Keep going. The stars will let you know when you’re far enough.

‘Rugrats’ Turns 25

This August marks the 25th anniversary of the premiere of Rugrats, the beloved Nickelodeon cartoon about intrepid baby Tommy Pickles and his group of toddler friends. Here are some milestones from the show’s nine-season run

Your Horoscopes — Week Of August 9, 2016

ARIES: Your life’s story will soon play out in front of movie theater audiences across the country, though it’ll only last about 30 seconds and advertise free soft drink refills in the main lobby.

Director Has Clear Vision Of How Studio Will Destroy Movie

LOS ANGELES—Saying he can already picture exactly what the finished cut will look like on the big screen, Hollywood film director Paul Stanton told reporters Wednesday he has a clear vision of how studio executives will totally destroy his upcoming movie.

Your Horoscopes — Week Of June 14, 2016

ARIES: Once the laughter dies down, the party favors are put away, and the monkeys led back inside their cages, you’ll finally be given a chance to explain your side of the story.
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Life After Michael

With Michael Jordan closing out what could be his last season, the NBA may soon have to face life without its biggest draw and greatest ambassador. What do you think about such a prospect?
  • "I will not watch NBA games when Michael Jordan retires. He is the only one who puts the ball in the hoop in a manner I enjoy."

    Jennifer Croydon Waitress
  • "I can't believe the NBA is going to retire Jordan. It's just another sad example of how the black man is mistreated in our society."

    Wayne Eccles Systems Analyst
  • "Perhaps the NBA could make up for the inevitable loss of revenue by selling some sort of merchandise."

    Richard Hooton Cinematographer
  • "Michael introduced me to something amazing, something I enjoy far more than anything else in the world—shooting kids for their shoes."

    Robert Zahn Electrician
  • "The real question is: What will the NBA do when Jud Buechler retires?"

    Aaron Milburn Telemarketer
  • "No one can take Michael's place: Shaquille O'Neal's commercials totally suck."

    Amanda Platt Graduate Student

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