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  1. last night on late night
    John Oliver Prepares Kids for the Inevitable Robot TakeoverA robot will take over your job one day. Allow Oliver to prepare you for that.
  2. a star is reborn
    Lady Gaga Is Reborn as a Las Vegas Robot WranglerDay one of her residency, complete.
  3. promos
    SNL Fires Up the Old Jonah Hill Robot for This Week’s PromoLooks like the real Jonah Hill won’t be hosting after all.
  4. How Close Are We To Real-Life Westworld Robots?And how should we treat them when we get them?
  5. Men Find Me Intimidating Just Because I’m a Sentient Robot Sent Here From […] When I first arrived at these time-vector coordinates to stalk and kill John Connor, future leader of the human resistance, I didn’t realize […]
  6. casting couch
    Captain Phillips Star Barkhad Abdi Joins Blade Runner SequelHe’ll be a friend or robot foe with Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, and Robin Wright.
  7. from the muddy banks of the uncanny valley
    An Engineer Built a Scarlett Johansson Robot, HmCongratulations to your boyfriend on his new robot!
  8. graceful robots
    The Rules of Walking and Talking Like a Robot, According to Humans“Synths lead with their eyes, and the skulls kind of following.”
  9. bleep bloop i can love
    Humans, and Why Robots on TV Are Just Like UsRobots on TV are a stand-in for the denigrated, asking audiences: Is this really how you treat the least among you?
  10. The 15 Best Robot Movies of All TimeEver since the early years of cinema — even before the term “robot” was coined, in fact — the movies have been obsessed with them.
  11. Comics Stars Lemire and Nguyen Talk DescenderPlus, Lemire gabs about his new run on Marvel’s Hawkeye!
  12. vulture originals
    7 Posters That Prove TARS Should Star in Every MovieFrom The Fault in Our TARS to IshTARS.
  13. This Japanese Comedy Robot Is Terrifying Here’s video of a robot developed in Japan to make people laugh. It was created by a team of researchers at Japan’s Waseda University led by […]
  14. Watch Colbert’s Bizarre Report on a Black Lesbian Nazi Activist RobotIn case you missed last night’s Colbert Report, here’s a ridiculous installment of “The Enemy Within” he did on “the most frightening minority […]
  15. Kyle Kinane Got Pace Salsa to Suspend Their Twitter Account (UPDATE)Standup Kyle Kinane got into a Twitter war with the account for salsa company Pace Foods over the weekend, and it looks like he won. After […]
  16. our future pop stars
    Watch Robyn Meet a Robot Also Named RobynIt even dances like her … kind of.
  17. The Complete Guide to Everything: Personal FinanceThis week we’re talking about personal finance, and to kick it off we decide to talk about a bunch of things we don’t understand, such as the […]
  18. Dumb Ass Robot, by Noell Wolfgram EvansHands down, this has to be the stupidest robot I have ever seen, just sitting there with that dumb look on his face. “What are you smiling […]
  19. vulture lists
    30 Albums to Try If You Love the New Daft PunkYacht rock, Euro-disco and fusion are back, baby.
  20. robots
    Daft Punk to Remix Themselves, Sell Many AlbumsA new version of “Get Lucky” is coming soon.
  21. robots
    Robot Plays Catch, Kind of Juggles, Promptly Freaks Us OutWe don’t like this.
  22. lord of the rings
    Meet the Hob-Bot, a Badass Hobbit-Robot HybridScrew the fellowship.
  23. World’s Best Person Builds Functioning Wall-E for World’s Best Reason I know it’s summer but it still might be nice to have your heart warmed before the weekend. What a guy this guy is, right guys? I’ve never […]
  24. 8 Promising Series That Comedy Central Didn’t Pick Up This YearEvery year, Comedy Central, like all of the other networks, announces a new slate of shows it’s developing, and it’s always an impressive […]
  25. robots
    Watch a Robot Who Always Wins Rock Paper ScissorsNo backsies?
  26. ‘Robot and Frank’ Trailer Foretells a Future Where Old People Befriend […] If a movie about a robot kicking it with and old guy isn’t enough, they also are jewel thieves!!!!!!!!!!?! What a left turn. I feel like […]
  27. Joss Whedon Wrote a Super Funny Sketch with a Message“Daphne Zuniga: What equality means to me is that women are given their moment, their chance to stand alone before everyone, with dignity, and […]
  28. The Ballad of @Horse_ebooksOf the accounts that follow me on Twitter, half are spambots. About 15% are companies or organizations whose social media interns found me on a […]
  29. robots
    Meet a Robot Made From a Cup O’ NoodlesFrom soup to bots.
  30. Jon Hamm Makes Robot Noises on The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd […] Jon Hamm is gonna make so many robot noises when he joins the next season of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret. More robot […]
  31. Left Handed Radio: ‘I Remember I Couldn’t Sleep’On this episode: A friendly robot hosts the show for us, the latest in dork coutre, David is nervous to be on a gameshow, new medications to […]
  32. clickables
    Watch a Small Child Discuss Important Matters With R2D2They mean business.
  33. face-offs
    Droids vs. Cylons, Astro Boy vs. Wall-E: Two Scientists Handicap Vulture’s Ultimate Robot Boxing BracketTwo great minds from Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute factor in everything from reach to lasers.
  34. clickables
    Check Out This Real-Life Wall-E’s Dance MovesHe can do the mashed potato.
  35. clickables
    Meet Aimi Eguchi, Japan’s Most Famous Robot Pop StarThis was a whole big thing in Japan.
  36. The ‘That’s What She Said’ Joke-Making Computer Program Could Replace […]Screw all these other posers, science has gone and solved the issue of who should replace Michael Scott on The Office: a computer program […]
  37. Check Out the Crazy New Music Video Directed By and Starring Peter […] Here’s the new video for “Open Your Eyes” by Alex Metric & Steve Angello feat. Ian Brown. It’s notable for our purposes because it was […]
  38. clickables
    Watch an Android Inflatable Mascot Break It DownTake that, Watson.
  39. clickables
    Watch Blinky, a Short Robot Film Starring Max RecordsHey, it’s the kid from ‘Where the Wild Things Are.’
  40. clickables
    Read Jeopardy! Champion Ken Jennings’s Cartoon Revenge on WatsonTake that, robot.
  41. clickables
    Watch Watson Totally Screw Up Final Jeopardy (But Still Dominate the Humans)Sorry, Team Human.
  42. clickables
    Watch Some Highlights From Last Night’s Human-Robot Jeopardy! ShowdownHere’s what you missed!
  43. clickables
    See a Totally Crazy Robot Chase From Indian Sci-Fi Movie EnthiranJust sit back and enjoy.
  44. Left Handed Radio: ‘Jocaster is Busy’On this episode: New England’s greatest mariachi band, a war-torn future that should never be, changing a flight reservation gets a little […]
  45. trailer mix
    Real Steel Trailer: Jackman Rocks ’Em, Socks ’EmThis is the most awfulsome, over-the-top robot-starring, clank-filled movie trailer we’ve seen all day, which is truly saying something.
  46. clickables
    Can You Tell Which of These Five Dancing Women Is Actually a Robot?It’s tricky.
  47. tv
    Alarming Robot in Blonde Wig Debuts Hypnotic New Song, ‘Fantastic Hey Hey Hey’Unfortunately, this is a real-life ‘Ring’ scenario, and everyone who sees this video will die later this week.
  48. jackman
    First Image From Jackman’s Reality-Grounded Robot-Boxing Drama, Real Steel, Everything You’d Hoped For“When you give an actor a real thing … you get a more grounded reality to the performance.”
  49. robots
    Hollywood Buying Every Robot-Themed Short Film It Can Get Its Hands OnAre you an unknown commercial director with an interest in robots and the ability to fill five minutes with dazzling, low-cost special effects? This is your time!
  50. the industry
    Hugh Jackman to Make a Robot Chase a ChickenPlus: Kat Dennings! Psych! Horses!
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