Survivor Contestants Faced This Challenge and They Did Not Do Well

Survivor has produced a whopping 45 seasons, with more in development. If you remember the buzz around season 1 but can’t believe it’s been 45 years, it hasn’t. They’ve cranked out two seasons per year for most of its run to feed their insatiable fanbase. Each season, the mega-successful reality show maroons an attractive cast … Read more

Disney Is Really, Really Sure Everyone Watching the Super Bowl Saw Deadpool 3’s Trailer

Image: Marvel Studios In just 24 hours the Deadpool & Wolverine movie trailer became the most viewed piece of promotional content from Disney with a line about pegging. Bless the Merc with the Mouth played by Ryan Reynolds, whose return to the big screen with the promise of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine rocked the Super Bowl … Read more

How the Hell Did I End Up in Michigan?

Welcome back to the Connected States, the project that involves me living in a van for a year, driving around and telling stories. After going live last week I was absolutely overwhelmed by the positive response. I received so many tips, well-wishes, and offers of help that I haven’t been able to respond to them … Read more

Today Is Not National Poop Day

Last month, Gizmodo got an email from WastewaterSCAN, a company that monitors sewage for traces of infectious disease. The outfit had a pitch for us: February 12th is “National Poop Day,” the company said. Would we like to talk to an expert for our Poop Day coverage? Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra: 3 Things We Love … Read more

Wicked’s First Trailer Heralds a Witchy Arrival

Screenshot: Universal At long last, the Super Bowl spot for Wicked: Part One finally gives us a new look at Oz. Jon M. Chu’s cinematic musical adaptation stars Ariana Grande and Cynthis Erivo in a new story behind The Wizard of Oz’s witchy feuds. How Sofia Rosinsky Landed Paper Girls The movie is based on … Read more

IF Conjures Up a New Teaser for Its Imaginary Friends

Image: Paramount John Krasinski and Paramount aren’t just bringing sound-seeking aliens to the theater this year. In May, the actor is directing (and writing) his first kiddie movie, the Ryan Reynolds-starring IF, which came to the Super Bowl with a new trailer on hand. What Inspired Bobby Moynihan to Write a Children’s Book The upcoming … Read more

It Looks a Lot Like Taylor Swift Had Two Private Jets for Her Super Bowl Flight

Flying from Tokyo, Japan back to the U.S. to get to the Super Bowl and watch her boyfriend Travis Kelce play was very important to pop superstar Taylor Swift—so important that she apparently had a second private jet on standby. What to Watch For: Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” What to Watch For: Taylor Swift’s “Midnights” vinyl … Read more

Theme Park News Ahead of the Super Bowl in Vegas, Plus Disney, Universal Studios, and More

Eat pizza-inspired treats at the new One Up cafe at Universal Studios Hollywood, which has opened to celebrate the new land’s one year anniversary. The thematic menu includes: Snacks: Super Mushroom Calzone: Mushroom-shaped calzone filled with pepperoni, sausage, mozzarella cheese, and tomato sauce 1-Up Mushroom Calzone: Mushroom-shaped calzone filled with spinach, green pepper, mushroom, mozzarella … Read more

Feel the Presence of Pennywise at Escape It Las Vegas

Image: Escape It Las Vegas Las Vegas has long attracted tourists for the obvious reasons, but it’s more recently also become a foodie destination as well as an immersive experience hub. Right off the Strip, you can be transported to Derry, Maine and have your own horrifying encounter with Pennywise the dancing clown, thanks to Warner … Read more

Some Idiot Climbed the Las Vegas Sphere for an Anti-Abortion Rights Stunt

A man climbed to the top of the Las Vegas Sphere on Wednesday just days before the Super Bowl takes place in the city, according to local news outlet KTNV. The man, Maison DesChamps, was videotaped crawling up the side of the 367-foot Sphere by nervous onlookers. He posted a reel saying he climbed the … Read more