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Watch: Hannibal Buress, Nick Offerman and Larry King Audition to Replace Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

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Hugh Jackman has played Wolverine in eight X-Men movies, and though his face has now completely fused to people’s notions of the character, it seems he’ll be abdicating his claws after staring in the sequel to The Wolverine in 2017. Enter Conan, who’s shooting his show from San Diego Comic-Con this week, and was able — “don’t ask [him] how — to get ahold of the audition tapes” to find Jackman’s replacement.
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Critics of ‘Mad Men’s’ Workplace Sexism Are Picking the Wrong Fight With Matthew Weiner

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For years, Matthew Weiner has been hearing two different reactions to the casual workplace sexism depicted on Mad Men — with men saying it was unrealistic and women saying it nailed their experience, he told Larry King this week. The gendered split remained just as pronounced after this month’s mid-season premiere, “Severance,” which featured an excruciating scene in which Peggy and especially Joan are the targets of blatant sexual harassment. After it aired, Weiner said, the reaction was as expected: “As usual, a bunch of men get on and say, ‘This is outrageous. You went too far, it’s too unbelievable,’ and all the women are [saying], ‘You’re nuts. It’s still like this. You have no idea.’”
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A Brief History of Jon Stewart’s Side Projects

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This week marks the release of Rosewater, Jon Stewart’s flawed but interesting feature filmmaking debut. As a serious-minded political thriller, it’s a bit of a departure for Stewart, who is primarily known as a talk-show host and stand-up comic — but his CV is more diverse than you might think. We took a look back at a few of his lesser-known (or, in some cases, all but forgotten) side projects.
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