Today on the 5: This article on the increasing sophistication of ad-blocking software makes me think we're coming to a tipping point in the way the web works.

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Today on the 5: We're living in an age where Chris Pratt feels the need to pre-apologize for possible future offensive comments. Orwellian times inbound!

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Today on the 5: As I re-watched Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (again) over the weekend, I started to re-evaluate who the villain of the film is.

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Today on the 5: Last week I ran across an article by a person very bothered by fan theories in media. Am I alone in really enjoying them?

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This week:

Hard Boiled
Birdman
Fury Road

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: The long rumored Apple TV appears to be dead. Then again, did anyone ever really want it?

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Today on the 5: Konami's announcement of a shift to mobile gaming is another signal that the future of gaming may be radically different.

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Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn sent me a great article on Facebook curating news. It's another avenue leading to siloed thinking.

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Today on the 5: I have said more than once that I find The Flash is the most fun show on television. Legends Of Tomorrow might actually outdo it.

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This week:

Age Of Ultron
Black Widow
Ultron
Black Goliath

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: The announcement of a new Assassin's Creed game was nothing shocking. One aspect of the game that will be missing was a bit of a surprise though.

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Today on the 5: Some news stories I've seen lately have me wondering if the real problem with self-driving cars is the people they'll be on the road with.

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Today on the 5: Seeing Age Of Ultron over the weekend has me a bit concerned about next year's Civil War.

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Today on the 5: Playing Black Mesa over the weekend has me pondering what game development will look like in the near future.

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This week:

Guardians Of The Galaxy
Suicide Squad
Mad Max Fury Road
The Blue Man

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: I read a great article on io9 about the problems people are having with how Black Widow is depicted in the new Avengers film. What bothers me is that some people don't think others should have an opinion.

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Today on the 5: Catching up on series 21 of Top Gear has me wondering how the show will look without Jeremy Clarkson at the helm.

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Today on the 5: While I was ill over the weekend, I got around to watching a truly unique film, Liquid Sky.

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Today on the 5: The more I read on the DC approach to making movies, the more I get the feeling they don't even care about the source material.

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This week:

Gene Editing
12 Monkeys
Daredevil
Leto Joker
Dark Knight 3

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: As Baltimore expresses grief over the death of Freddie Gray, the media once again rolls out a familiar version of the events.

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Today on the 5: Valve took a big step (and then fell down hard) last week in implementing an avenue for modders to charge for their creations. What does that mean for modding in the future?

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Today on the 5: The Apple Watch has arrived. To me, the most interesting thing about it is how unremarkable it is.

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Today on the 5: I heard a recent interview with Neal Stephenson about the new scifi anthology Hieroglyph. I really keyed in on what he said about optimistic scifi.

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This week:

Daredevil
The Punisher
Fantastic Four
The Force Awakens
Batman vs Superman
Wanted: Dead Or Alive

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: A recent ruling in a New York case over animal rights has me wondering if we're approaching a turning point on the issue.

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Today on the 5: When I first read about the SyFy version of 12 Monkeys, I thought it was a terrible idea. Then I watched it.

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Today on the 5: Up until now, I haven't had a lot of interest in Terminator: Genisys. The newest trailer has completely changed that.

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Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn sent me a link to an article on composting the dead. It makes a lot of sense, but it'll never happen.

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This week:

Assassin's Creed Rogue
Daredevil
Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: There's a new Ant-Man trailer out. Doesn't this just feel like Iron Man all over again?

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Today on the 5: A lot of uproar over police shootings involving black men focuses on race. Are we missing something deeper among the police?

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Today on the 5: Over the weekend I got the chance to try out a product called Downbeats. It worked really well.

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Today on the 5: There may be a new spinoff of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I'm curious what the direction of S.H.I.E.L.D. even is anymore.

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This week:

Nick Offerman
Fury
Doomsday

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: The newest entry in the Deus Ex series has been announced. I like what I'm seeing.

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Today on the 5: Playing Assassin's Creed Rogue has really driven home the quality that late generation games games can have.

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Today on the 5: The train wreck of the Rolling Stone rape story continues to roll along this week. Welcome to the future of your news.

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Today on the 5: Reading this opinion piece of comic mythology made me question why we need a unified continuity in comics at all.

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This Week:

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Spectre
Wolverine
The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec
Robert Shaw

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: I just finished reading the Fletcher Hanks collection called I Shall Destroy All The Civilized Planets! It's a fantastic specimen of graphic storytelling.

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Today on the 5: The announcement that Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show started me considering what form that show will take.

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Today on the 5: The more news I hear about Heroes Reborn, the more I wonder why it's even being made.

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Today on the 5: My review of one of the most heavily hyped books of last year, The Martian. Was it another American Gods?

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This week:

Terry Pratchett
Hyde Park On Hudson
Circus XTREME
La Bohème
user48736353001

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: Tyler Kokjohn sent over another fantastic article from Nature about intelligent robots. It made me wonder about how self-awareness will affect a truly sentient machine.

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Today on the 5: The most rewarding aspect of Assassin's Creed Rogue so far has been the story. This is a fantastic example of how to do game narrative.

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Today on the 5: A jury recently found that the song 'Blurred Lines' ripped off a Marvin Gaye song and awarded damages. Were they right?

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Today on the 5: It seems virtually certain that Hideo Kojima is leaving Konami. What will Metal Gear Solid be like without the creator who defined it?

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This week:

Marvel Universe Live
Assassins Creed Rogue
Tenchu 3

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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