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Amy Smart and Shawn Michaels have joined the cast of the latest superhero spoof, Avengers of Justice: Farce Wars, and the described plot of this upcoming farce of a film confirms Thanos is already here and we as a species don't deserve to be saved from his wrath. Basically, imagine if Superhero Movie was lazier and stole the plot of Disney's The Incredibles.

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Video: TED Talks were forever shamed by that skewering The Onion gave them a few years ago, but this commentary on what every TED Talk is like from CBC's This Is That is pretty perfect. It breaks down the things that every person does at one of these talks, including the structure of their speech, the repetition of phrases, the movements onstage, the specific cadence they use and the endless graphs they pummel into our brains.

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Video: During the Academy Awards, we were treated to parodies of Joy, The Revenant, The Danish Girl and The Martian; some were short and sweet (The Revenant) while some were a little surreal (The Danish Girl). For our money, the best one by far was the spoof of The Martian. It turns out, that film would have been a very short if it had been about a black astronaut stranded on the red planet.

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I don't know if ridiculous '90s style commercials like this completely disappeared or if it was just because I stopped watching Saturday morning cartoons, but I totally miss getting sold diabetes or useless toys from overexcited kids and crude special effects and weird parents. This parody of those '90s commercial nails them.

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This parody makes absolutely no sense until it makes perfect sense. And that moment is when Tony Starch gets outfitted with the Iron Man Iron suit. I mean, the animation is pretty well done throughout the parody but that scene when the Febreze-like spray bottle turns into an Iron just slayed me.

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Somewhere, in a long-forgotten vault at Paramount Pictures, there must be an old Betacam tape containing the trailer for the real Top Gun, the version that the executives didn't have the guts to distribute. The one that shows that this is the most homoerotic movie since Ben-Hur. It probably looks like this.

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You already know what's going to happen. Tim Cook will get on stage next week, Jony Ive will wax poetic about chamfered edges, Phil Schiller will be his jolly self and a new iPhone will be announced to the world. It will look a lot like the iPhone we already know but Apple will find some way to make it seem as if it will change everything.

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Cigarettes are bad for you. No one — not even the guy smoking on the street corner right now — will argue that. But e-cigarettes just add a layer of ridiculousness on top of that. It looks like you're playing with a dumb toy that lights up and annoys people because you get to smoke vapor indoors.