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Mario Bros. Actor Danny Wells Dies At Age 72

Danny Wells, who was famous for playing Luigi on the television adaptation of the popular video game franchise, has died. Super Mario Bros. is one of the most popular video game franchises of all time, and with Mario as a staple of the Nintendo games, it was enough to give the video game its own television show, which does not …

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Marcia Wallace: The Simpsons Intro Pays Tribute

Marcia Wallace, one of the star voices on The Simpsons for several years, passed away last weekend. It was announced shortly after her death that there would be a tribute to her during the show’s next episode. Wallace played the beloved Mrs. Krabappel on the show, Bart Simpson’s teacher for several seasons. For those fans of the show that have …

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The Simpsons Spoofs Homeland In Season Premiere

The Simpsons is known for spoofing famous films and television shows, and all sorts of other things involved with popular culture. In the show’s most recent episode, the popular animated sitcom decided to do a spoof of Homeland, the hit Showtime series. Homeland also debuted last night with its third season, marking Sunday, September 29 a big day in television …

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New Miyazaki Film ‘The Wind Rises’ Trailer Released

Hayao Miyazaki’s films have always couched some social commentary behind their colorful visuals. However, the director’s latest project, The Wind Rises, is a bit less subtle, and has riled conservatives in his home country of Japan. The movie follows the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed the infamous Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. Though the content in the …

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Burka-Wearing Heroine Kicks Taliban Butt

In October of last year, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen while riding on a school bus. She was not the victim of random violence, but was targeted for assassination by cowardly elements who sought to make an example out of her activism for girls’ education in Pakistan. Malala had blogged and corresponded with the BBC …

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