Month: October 2014

ranking every ‘parks and rec’ halloween costume ever

This article originally appeared at MTV News. The “Parks and Recreation” Halloween episode is an annual delight that we look forward to every year. In this, the NBC show’s final season, there won’t be one because the seventh season won’t bow until early next year. We all mourn in our own ways — this is […] Read more…

the one thing you need to know before picking up amy poehler’s book

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Art by MTV News. Concept and research by Kase Wickman. The first thing you’ll notice about comedian Amy Poehler’s new collection of non-fiction essays, “Yes Please,” when it hits shelves tomorrow (October 28) might be its neon pink title typeface or its declarative nature. But it won’t be […] Read more…

can you tell real shailene woodley quotes from fake ones?

Take the quiz at MTV News. We know and love Shailene Woodley’s habit of saying somewhat surprising things. It’s all part of the “White Bird in a Blizzard” and “Divergent” actress’ charm. But how well do you know your Woodley quotes? Take the quiz and find out! Read more…

6 other ‘harry potter’ villains who should get their own stories

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Following the surprise news that everyone’s least favorite teacher at Hogwarts, Professor Dolores Umbridge, will be the subject of a new standalone “Harry Potter” story from J.K. Rowling next week, we’re both excited and scared. Of course, part of this excitement comes from the glimmer of hope that […] Read more…

the cast of ‘the t word’ shares the big ‘t’ in their lives

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Tonight (October 17) marks the premiere of “Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word” on MTV and Logo TV. The documentary follows seven young transgender people, revealing their trials and their triumphs. There’s the first openly transgender Division I athlete, a 12-year-old who had to transfer schools after administrators […] Read more…

here’s what is not ok to ask your transgender friends — and what is

This article originally appeared on MTV News. t’s talk about being transgender. Sometimes, even when you’re among the closest of your friends, there are topics that are hard to broach. You support your pals 100 percent, but you don’t want to say the wrong thing, offend anyone or hurt any feelings. But just because you […] Read more…

‘mockingjay’ is following the book to the letter: here’s proof

This article originally appeared on MTV News. GIFs made by Kase Wickman. Now that we’ve all taken a break from frantically crafting our Katniss Halloween costumes (sidebraid included, duh) to watch the latest oh-so-teasy teaser for “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1”, it’s time to talk about how very awesome it is. Because it’s […] Read more…

17 inconceivable stories from the set of ‘the princess bride’

This article originally appeared on MTV News. The classic film “The Princess Bride” has a place in everyone’s heart (and if you’re not fond of it yourself, double check and make sure you have a heart at all, pal). You can more than likely recite several lines of dialogue from Rob Reiner’s 1987 movie, whether […] Read more…

here’s what it’s like to go to space on the ‘interstellar’ ship

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Greetings from another time. That’s right, MTV News has traveled through a wormhole on a detachable pod in the Endurance spacecraft, witnessing both the marvels of modern space travel and an overpowering sense of curiosity about what the heck director Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” is actually going to be […] Read more…

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