In a speech yesterday full of half-truths, demi-truths and, of course, alternative facts, US President Trump doubled down on his campaign promise to reinvigorate America's long-ailing coal and steel industries, promising that under his administration "dying industries will come roaring back to life". Sure. Meanwhile, in a move that more closely reflects market reality, China announced it is cutting 500,000 coal and steel jobs as it begins shifting its economy away from heavy manufacturing.
There's always been a noticeable lack of unambiguously gay characters in Disney movies, even as the company has moved towards greater diversity in its famous princess characters. That lack is the reason for things like "Give Elsa a Girlfriend". So, finally, Disney will have a gay character in Josh Gad's LeFou.
Video: One of the things that makes toy dart blasters fun is that they can't really hurt you. Sure, it doesn't exactly tickle if you get shot at close range, but toy makers limit the power to keep lawsuits at bay. However, you don't ever want to find yourselves in the crosshairs of this homebrew dart gun that's powerful enough to pierce a can.
Video: The age-old art of swapping one character's model in for another for video game hijinks is always fun. But I really like to imagine that this is actually some secret Bruce Wayne training regimen where he prepares for the possibility of fighting literally anyone in the DC Universe by pretending that he can become them.
While many blogs were devoted to CW's PR passion for Superman before the season started, we all should have been more worried about Supergirl's new beau, Mon-El. Chris Wood infuses secret prince Mon-El with tremendous charm, and plays the transformation from space-bro to woke dude with entertaining gusto. And he's an enormous problem.