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An Anonymous TV Writer Offers An Inside Look At Why Special Effects Seem So Bad Right Now

So when you’re actually looking at a visual shot and saying, “That hippo looks ridiculous,” or “That tiger doesn’t look real,” or “That is laughably bad,” I don’t think any creative executive watching that would be like, “Eh, that’s okay.” They might say, “We hate this. Is there anything we can do about it and explore all the options?” But if the answer is no, they might still release it.

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How A Top ‘World Of Warcraft’ Guild Reached Its Breaking Point

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A Zillowing Out Fan Builds A Home, Finds Love

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A Soothing Interview With A Master Of Slow-Motion Bird Videos

Birdfector
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Swole Woman Casey Johnston Wants To Teach You What Your Body Is For

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An MLB Network Freelancer Talks Life In Lockout Limbo

MLB
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An Interview With An Architect About Charlie Munger’s Hell Dorm

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An EXPLOSIVE Tell-All Interview With Acclaimed Memoirist Drew Magary

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An NFLPA Player Rep On De Smith’s Uncertain Future

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An Interview With The Self-Published Author Who Is Trying To Destroy Twitter By Selling Books

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A BOMBSHELL Interview With HOTSHOT Debut Novelist Kelsey McKinney

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A Cryptocurrency Expert Introduces Me To The Dystopian Nightmare Of Art As A Financial Instrument

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Let’s Talk About The State Of Football, With The NFLPA’s George Atallah

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Yes, You Can Build A Curling Simulator In The Comfort Of Your Own Home

Curling
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Shaka King, Director Of ‘Judas And The Black Messiah,’ Talks Radical Politics, How To Make Black Movie Stars, And The Black Excellence Industrial Complex

Defector At The Movies
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An Interview With A ‘Survivor’ Super Fan Who Lived The Dream

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An Epidemiologist Explains The Challenges Of Vaccinating A Neurotic Nation

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A Former Video Game Journalist Lays Out The Power Dynamics In The Review Process

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A Geologist Rocks My World On Why Earth’s Tallest Mountain Isn’t So Obvious

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A Student-Debt Researcher Fucks Me Up With America’s Broken Promises

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