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This was sort of a fascinating episode of Supernatural, a show that is now older than God but still manages to spark with life from time to time. The show promised us another "metafictional" episode, along the lines of the Trickster and Carver Edlund romps or "The French Mistake," but delivered something very different.


This May Have Been Person of Interest's Darkest Episode Yet

Last night's Person of Interest gave us a long, hard look at this show's darkest theories about how the government actually works. Plus, it looks like the battle of the AIs is about to begin. Spoilers ahead!


Finally You Can Match Your Personality Type To Disney Characters

The Myers-Briggs personality test is quite popular on the Internet and can be relatively useful for better understanding yourself — but a lot of the time people just take it for fun. In that same spirit, the Disney blog has done its fans a favor by detailing which of their characters fit each of the 16 personality types. Now you can finally know who your Disney-self is, as it were. And for those that have never taken the personality test that corresponds to this post, here's a link to one.


From Dusk Till Dawn TV Show Can't Quite Crawl Out Of The Movie's Shadow

Here's the problem that From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series has, and it's that's only gotten worse as the season's gone on: If you've seen the movie the show's based on, you know what's coming.


Can Los Angeles Become A "No Kill" City For Pets?

Here's the thing about euthanizing animals in pet shelters: nobody wants to do it. It's simply a consequence of an imbalance between supply and demand. More unwanted animals wind up in increasingly overcrowded shelters than are adopted out.


Rainey from the Electronic Frontier Foundation sez, "The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Sunlight Foundation, and have teamed up to build a public domain tool that makes it easier for everyday people to contact Congress. EFF wants to use it so that Internet users can effectively stop Congress from enacting laws that don't make sense for technology and advocate for laws that protect our rights. But once it's done, it will be free software that anybody will be able to use it and improve.

"There's already a functional prototype, but it's not quite finished: we need web developers to donate time to help us finish off creating individual files for each member of Congress. Please pitch in for a few hours if you can, and help us make the voices of Internet users heard in the halls (or at least the inboxes) of Congress."

Dear Web Developers: EFF Needs Your Help

(Thanks, Rainey!)

var audioTag = document.createElement('audio'); /* Do we not support MP3 audio? If not, dynamically made a Flash SWF player. */ if (!(!!(audioTag.canPlayType) && ("no" != audioTag.canPlayType("audio/mpeg")) && ("" != audioTag.canPlayType("audio/mpeg")))) { AudioPlayer.embed("audioplayer_1", {soundFile: "", transparentpagebg: "yes"}); $( '#audioplayer').hide(); } else /* Ok, we do support MP3 audio, style the audio tag into a touch-friendly player */ { /* If we didn't do the "if mp3 supported" check above, this call would prompt Firefox install quicktime! */ $( '#audioplayer' ).audioPlayer(); } </script>

In each episode of Gweek, Dean Putney and I invite a guest to join us in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. Our guests this week are:

Ruben Bolling, author of the weekly comic strip Tom the Dancing Bug, which premieres each week on Boing Boing, and pre-premiers for members of his Inner Hive, which you can join by going to

Nick Carr who is a New York City movie location scout. On his blog, Scouting New York, Nick says he’s been pretty much everywhere, from the highest rooftops to the deepest subway tunnels, from abandoned ruins to zillion-dollar luxury penthouse apartments.

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The Boondocks. Season 4 starts on Monday April 21 on Adult Swim.

Nick's picks:

Best Bathroom - Highly recommended app for anyone coming to NYC

K2 - Great board game from Poland I’ve been playing recently

Ruben's picks:

Paul has a Summer Job, by Michel Rabagliati

Henry Speaks for Himself, by John Liney

Dean's pick:

Love and a Sandwich -- stuffed animal monsters

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Angered by his own inability to recite iambic pentameter, actor William Shatner hops inside a time-traveling robot to kill Shakespeare. But his plot against the bard doesn't go as planned.


‘Superior Spider-Man’ Ends on a High Note [Spoilers]

After two years of following the Superior Spider-Man's heroics, it's a grand thing to see Marvel's favorite son back in the swing of things, and in his right mind. Regardless– the finale is one of the finest comics released this year. [Spoilers below.]


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