Here's the 'Deadpool' test footage you've been waiting two years for

DEADPOOL LEAKED FOOTAGE.

[“I hope they wore their brown pants.”]

Fans got real ‘Game of Thrones’ tattoos at Comic-Con

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This weekend, Game of Thrones is back at Comic-Con with a “Survive the Realm” experience that once again includes all of the above, except instead of a drawing on paper, HBO is offering a more permanent way to show your love of the series—by drawing directly on you.

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Another week another cat GIF 

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Another week another cat GIF 

LOL at Starz trying to make 'Outlander' fandom happen

Starz’ appeal to Internet fandom makes perfect sense, because the Outlander books have always inspired a passionate following of fan clubs and discussion forums. The TV series is definitely something that people will become obsessed with, rather than simply tuning in and enjoying every week like Downton Abbey.

Unfortunately, this media strategy is more than a little ironic once you know about Diana Gabaldon’s attitude toward fandom.

The problem is, Diana Gabaldon really doesn’t like fanfiction.

 in 2010, she wrote a blog post on the topic of fanfiction, saying, “I think it’s immoral, I know it’s illegal, and it makes me want to barf whenever I’ve inadvertently encountered some of it involving my characters.” She goes on to compare fanfiction to seducing her husband or breaking into her home.

This post was quickly deleted, but not before being saved and reposted by many fans due to the furore it caused. Fan writers are happy to keep their fanfiction private and separate from its original inspiration, but nobody reacts well to being told their hobby is disgusting and wrong. This was the worst way anyone could break the fourth wall between fans and creators.

On another occasion, Gabaldon wrote that “99% of [fanfiction] is Just Awful, and it’s revolting to see your characters being made to do and say idiotic things, or be forced to enact simple-minded sex fantasies (which is what most fan-fic that comes to my unwilling attention is).  Like someone selling your children into white slavery.” 

This all makes a lot less sense once you learn that Gabaldon has admitted on several occasions that her inspiration came from Doctor Who. Specifically, the time-traveling 18th century Scotsman Jamie McCrimmon, played by Frazer Hines. The male protagonist of the Outlander series is, of course, named Jamie Fraser. It’s easy to argue that Outlander is a kind of fanfiction itself, or at least it began that way.

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The horrors (and joys) of the 24-hour queue to get into Comic Con's infamous "Hall H."

If you’re familiar with San Diego Comic-Con lore, then the phrase “Hall H” probably strikes a sense of awe and terror into your heart. If not, then the simplest explanation is that when you see photos of people sleeping on the floor at Comic-Con, it’s probably because they’re queueing for Hall H.

Hall H is the biggest theatre at SDCC, and it’s where all the major movie panels take place. For the past few years, the evening timeslot has been dominated by Marvel Studios, leading to iconic moments like the unveiling of the Avengers cast, or Tom Hiddleston showing up to give a speech in-character as Loki.
Last year, more than 130,000 people went to SDCC, and the queue for Hall H was estimated to be more than a mile long. 
The Hall H queue has become such an infamously marathon-like exercise that managing to get inside the hall itself is considered an impressive feat.

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First look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman.

Warner Bros. just debuted the first teaser trailer from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, along with the first image of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman.

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"Agent Carter" will include episodes by the writers & directors of both Captain America movies!

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For those of you who don’t know, the mega amazing vforrestal runs this thing called projecttiara as a way to celebrate every small victory and make the world a more sparkly place. (here’s her blog post on it if you’re interested)
awhile ago, I submitted my victory as getting asked to co-un-chair the CurateCamp (here is the Wiki with all the collaborative google docs from sessions yesterday) and received this beautiful unicorn cat princess tiara this morning. Complete with a Shiny Unicorn horn. Val, you (and your mom!!!) have outdone yourself. This is the most amazing thing I could have ever found on my desk this morning (AND I also had a sweet note from kateordie sorry kate the tiara won) and thank you, thank you, thank you val for being the most amazing and thoughtful.

continuants:

For those of you who don’t know, the mega amazing vforrestal runs this thing called projecttiara as a way to celebrate every small victory and make the world a more sparkly place. (here’s her blog post on it if you’re interested)

awhile ago, I submitted my victory as getting asked to co-un-chair the CurateCamp (here is the Wiki with all the collaborative google docs from sessions yesterday) and received this beautiful unicorn cat princess tiara this morning. Complete with a Shiny Unicorn horn. Val, you (and your mom!!!) have outdone yourself. This is the most amazing thing I could have ever found on my desk this morning (AND I also had a sweet note from kateordie sorry kate the tiara won) and thank you, thank you, thank you val for being the most amazing and thoughtful.