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Netflix Nabs A Tina Fey-Created Series From NBC

Saving shows that networks stupidly cancelled has been kind of a thing for the new wave of content creators, like Yahoo famously taking the reins of Community. In a slightly different twist, Netflix has snapped up a mid-season replacement from NBC, starring Ellie Kemper and created by Tina Fey.


This Star Trek: TNG Blooper Reel Is Totally Perfect

Video: To promote the upcoming Blu-ray release of Star Trek: The Next Generation season 7, Uproxx have got their hands on the gag reel. All I can say is, it’s not long enough. Highlights include Captain Jean-Luc Picard showing his foul-mouthed side, Johnathan Frakes chasing people down the hallway, and oh just go watch it already. It’s worth the minute of your life.


Dick Smith Super Weekend Sale!

Fancy a giant 50-inch Sony LED Smart TV for Christmas — on sale for this weekend only: just $799 (you save $400!). Other Super Weekend deals include 15% off HP Laptops over $500, and a massive up to 45% off Swann DIY home security camera kits. Take a look.


YACHT's Newest Song, Inspired By An Ancient Computer In The Sand

When musical duo YACHT released “Terminal Beach,” this week, Claire Evans (aka @TheUniverse) tweeted that the song is based on one very bizarre image of an ancient computer, ravaged by time and tree roots.


The Best Reason To See Interstellar: It's Part Of A Dying Breed Of Film

There’s something exceptional about Interstellar that everyone should experience — it is a movie-making “alignment of stars” akin to the perfect storm in music that lead to Woodstock. It’s a film so extravagant in nature, it was projected in 70mm, a format equal to the scale of its fantastic story, and shot on IMAX 65mm.


Watch The Pentagon Wars Because Bureaucracy Sucks

Video: After spending my entire week wrestling with the Kafka double-whammy of healthcare and taxes, I feel like I’m about to drown in paperwork. But no matter how bad the from-filling gets, The Pentagon Wars is living (and hilarious) proof that things can always get worse.


Here Are Some Amusing Moments From Australian Game Shows

Every game show the world over has its fair share of entertaining contestants and hosts. These days, anything considered too risqué is edited out, but the odd amusing moment still manages to make it in from time to time. This was more the case in years gone by and Australia was by no means immune, as this video shows.


This VHS Captain America Trailer Is The Perfect '80s Throwback

Video: Occasionally, fan-made trailer mashups will come along that make you want to watch the full (but sadly non-existent) movie. This flawless VHS trailer for Captain America: The Winter Soldier captures everything you might dimly remember an ’80s trailer to be, and will also make you realise that maybe full HD isn’t everything.


Andrew Bird: Pulaski At Night

Casimir Pulaski is a big deal in the Midwest. In Chicago, the Polish-nobleman-turned-Revolutionary-War-hero’s birthday is still widely celebrated; he has parks, streets, and schools named after him, and Obama made him an honorary citizen in 2009. His name has also been commemorated in song on more than one occasion — most recently by the Chicago-born Andrew Bird.


Dick Smith Weekend Shock-Take Sale!

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