September, 2015

This couple duped an anti-gay pizzeria and then made out



Months after shutting its doors due to backlash for refusing to cater gay weddings, Memories Pizzeria in Indiana is back open for business, and they just catered a gay wedding. Well, inadvertently, but still

Here’s how it all went down, according to Chicago couple Robin Trevino and Jason Delgatto. After having a commitment ceremony in 2008, Trevino and Delgatto wanted to mark the nationwide legalization of gay marriage by making their union official, and obtained a marriage license in Iowa, according to Uproxx

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Artsy movies finally get their time in the sun with Tribeca Shortlist, which is like ‘Netflix for indies’



One thing about online movies: you don’t go for the brain food. The selection is often random and dissatisfying

Tribeca Shortlist (TSL) launched on Wednesday as an attempt at a different type of on-demand movie subscription service, focused on quality, curation and turnover. The service will only feature about 150 movies at a time, for $4.99 a month with the chance to rise to $5.99 after the first year

“I think a lot of us have had the experience on movie services where you’re just endlessly clicking through this search spiral,” said Jeff Bronikowski, president of Tribeca Shortlist. “When there’s 5,000 movies, you always feel like you can keep clicking and find something you like better.” Read more…

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‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ stamps show us what the holidays are all about



A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 50-year-old animated special that taught generations of Peanuts fans the true meaning of Christmas and how to make any Christmas tree look special is now being immortalized in U.S. Postal Service Stamps.

The colorful, and instantly classic, stamp collection commemorates the special’s 50th anniversary and the 65th anniversary of the Peanuts comic strip (which is on Oct. 2). Each stamp will feature an iconic image from the show, including Charlie Brown bringing home the world’s saddest and most famous Christmas tree, Pig Pen’s dirty snowman and Snoopy’s over-decorated dog house. There are also non-denominational “forever” stamps, which means that they can be used to mail First Class letters no matter what the postal rate. Read more…

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