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Here's everything Oculus showed off at its VR gaming showcase

Oculus Quest and Rift headset owners have plenty to look forward to over the next several months if Wednesday’s Oculus Gaming Showcase is any indication. Oculus put together its first dedicated gaming show on April 21, highlighting several new virtual reality games and updates to existing games. The Quest 2 headset, released in 2020, was a godsend for mass consumption of VR, but people need games to go along with their new hardware. That’s where… Read the rest

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'Jeopardy' guest host lineup includes LeVar Burton, as it should

It’s official: LeVar Burton is one of the guest hosts set to close out Season 37 of Jeopardy! Burton, known for his role as Enterprise Chief Engineer Geordi La Forge on Star Trek: The Next Generation and his over-20-year tenure as the host of Reading Rainbow, had previously expressed interest in hosting Jeopardy! He even tweeted out a Change.org petition calling for him to succeed the late Alex Trebek as the quiz show’s next host.… Read the rest

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Hulu's 'Sasquatch' is the killer true crime surprise of this 420

With “Sasquatch” as its title and 420 as its premiere date, Hulu’s new true crime series sets certain expectations. I, for one, was anticipating an even trashier Tiger King-like show meets the Wikipedia page for North American folklore meets weed puns. But that Sasquatch ultimately fulfills none of those assumptions, and is better for it, may be the biggest and best surprise of this high holiday. See, when investigative journalist David Holthouse was 23 years… Read the rest

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A 'Ted Lasso' Season 2 trailer is here to stick a goofy grin on your face

Not soon enough, Apple TV+’s beloved Ted Lasso returns for Season 2 this summer. Season 2 catches up with the Richmond Football Club, thriving under the leadership of Coach Lasso (Jason Sudeikis) —well, thriving emotionally. The team’s continued underperformance on the field prompts Ted to bring in a sport psychologist in the hopes of helping Roy (Brett Goldstein), Sam (Toheeb Jimoh), Dani (Cristo Fernández), and the rest of the team. Ted and Rebecca (Hannah Waddingham)… Read the rest

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Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in May 2021

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HBO Max's 'That Damn Michael Che' nails the dad joke in funny first teaser

Comedy fans, get ready: Saturday Night Live’s Michael Che is doing a solo show. On Monday, HBO Max debuted the first teaser for the Weekend Update co-anchor’s upcoming comedy series, aptly titled That Damn Michael Che. The six-part sketch show will feature Che, alongside SNL stars Cecily Strong, Heidi Gardner, Colin Quinn, Ellen Cleghorne, and Colin Jost — as well as guest stars Omari Hardwick, Geoffrey Owens, Godfrey, Billy Porter and Method Man.  Per the… Read the rest

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'Solar Opposites' Season 2 gives 'Rick and Morty' a run for its money

This post contains relatively minor spoilers for Solar Opposites Season 1 and 2. Solar Opposites, spearheaded by Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland, always had an uphill battle to climb: The inevitable, constant comparison to one of the most fanatically beloved and critically acclaimed animated shows of all time. It’s a testament to the talent behind the scenes that Season 1 managed to be so promising, distinct yet of a piece enough with the Rick… Read the rest

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Steve-O returns to 'Hot Ones' for a season finale stunt worthy of 'Jackass'

Jackass star Steve-O first appeared on Hot Ones in 2017 and it was a memorable appearance. Now he’s back. The hit YouTube series puts its celebrity guests through a taste test gauntlet of 10 increasingly spicy hot sauces, all while host Sean Evans peppers them with penetrating questions about their life and career. Steve-O is no stranger to subjecting his body to various forms of (voluntary) abuse, so Hot Ones is a no-brainer. The Jackass… Read the rest

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Amazon doesn't 'get' gaming. A canned Lord of the Rings is only the latest example.

Maybe it’s time for Amazon to take the ‘L’ on trying to build a thriving video game business before more jobs are affected? The latest misstep for Amazon’s stumbling efforts to build and release its own video games is also a story about The Lord of the Rings. In 2019, the company announced plans “to develop and publish a free-to-play massively multiplayer online (MMO) game” — think World of Warcraft — based on author J.R.R.… Read the rest

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12 best TV shows for adults on Disney+ (goodnight, kids)

While Disney+ offers lots of TV shows aimed at kids, sometimes you just want to sit down and enjoy a solid series for your grownup self…right? Thankfully, the streaming service is jam-packed with fantasy dramas, epic space adventures, and superhero hits that’ll leave you just as entertained as the young ones.  Here are some of the best shows on Disney+ that you can binge right now. 1The Mandalorian Star Wars fans, you know what to… Read the rest

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