Not only has the Pantone Color Institute released its first new color in three years, but it’s also its first character-branded color: Minion Yellow! What if they did this every year, introducing a new pop culture/geek-inspired hue? Hawkeye Purple is an obvious one; Elmo Red is also the kind of color whose exact hue we need to match.
Afternoon Roundup marks our calendars for The Lego Batman Movie; gets our minds blown by StarTalk; and gets ready to take a side in the battle for linear vs. Internet television.
- Did you catch the first episode of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new late-night science talk show?
- Captain Marvel’s two female writers confirmed: Guardians of the Galaxy’s Nicole Perlman and Inside Out’s Meg LeFauve!
- DARKNESS! NO PARENTS! COMING IN 2017… KINDA MAKE IT BETTER!
- Linear TV vs. Internet TV—them’s fightin’ words, Netflix.
- This had better mean there will be a reenactment of that bath scene.
- HBO puts the kibosh on Game of Thrones screenings at bars.
- Which means people will have to find other venues for debating slavery in Game of Thrones.
- Joss Whedon assures you that that supposed leaked Spider-Man post-credits scene for Avengers: Age of Ultron is a fake.
- But is that a Robin-themed Easter egg in the Batman v Superman trailer?
- One of the best post-credit scenes in recent memory, in stop-motion!