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Everything We Know About the ‘Barbie’ Movie: Release Date, New Trailer, Cast, Soundtrack and More

Whew! July 21st is going to be a hell of a day to go to the theater between Barbie and Oppenheimer—might have to be a double movie day if your about that life. The hype surrounding Margot Robbie’s new Barbie movie is unlike anything we’ve seen in recent year—particularly for a movie that’s based on a… doll. The chaos on TikTok has already started, the search for clues and hidden meanings (which is something that we’ll cover later) is in full effect, and, well, people are counting the days until this ultimate summer jam of a movie gets released. We know you’re ready to party like Barbie (or accompany your girl to the party), so let’s get into everything you need to know about the film thus far, including the release date, cast, trailer (a new trailer!) and more.

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When is the ‘Barbie’ movie release date?
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As we just mentioned, Barbie comes out on July 21st, and even though Matt Damon called off the war between Oppenheimer and Barbie, we know deep down inside that there’s still going to be a slight opening weekend battle between the two.

Who’s playing Barbie?
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Duh. That would be Margot Robbie. It should be noted that Amy Schumer originally landed the role of Barbie in 2014, but dropped out of the project a few years later ending with Robbie getting the role in 2019. Needless to say, this project has been in the making for almost a decade now.

Who’s playing Ken?
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That would be the handsome Ryan Gosling who’s taking on the role of the gorgeous Barbie’s beau Ken. Ryan seems to be the perfect Ken as he sports bleach blonde hair, six-pack abs (which he makes sure to show with his beach shirt), and a bright smile of course.

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Is there a trailer for ‘Barbie’?

The answer to this is more than a couple. Five months ago we got the first teaser trailer for Barbie, which you can see above.

On April 4th, we got teaser trailer number 2, which was the first official full-length trailer for the movie. In it we got the now iconic first shot of Robbie stepping into her furry pink heels, and an exploration into the magical world that is Barbieland.

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The New Trailer for ‘Barbie’

Now we’re on to the main trailer that just came out today, which shows Barbie walking in those pink furry heels she stepped into on the second teaser, and more shots of Barbieland. We also see Ken asking Barbie if he can come over to her house in the evening to which Barbie says “Sure! I don’t have anything planned. Just a giant blowout party with all the Barbies, and planned choreography. You should stop by!” How does Ken respond you ask? “So Cool!” Seems like the perfect couple if you ask us.

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Who else is in the ‘Barbie’ cast?
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An ensemble cast that features Dua Lipa, Issa Rae, America Ferrera, Simu Lu, and plenty more because if you’re going to do a Barbie movie, you’ve gotta do it big.

Some behind the scenes pics:

Here’s a few that you could potentially make your desktop screensaver (is that still a thing?). You could also add these to your Pinterest. Thank us later.

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The ‘Barbie’ Soundtrack

Well, according to Dua Lipa, we’ll get to hear the full thing on Friday. The soundtrack also Nicki Minaj (perfect considering her love of Barbie), Lizzo, Charlie XCX and more. We’re excited to hear the jams.

Once again, Barbie will hit theaters on July 21st. Will you be there?

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18 of the Greatest Shows Like ‘Succession’ to Watch After the Finale

We are sadly about to approach the long-awaited finale of Succession. With Season coming to a close, we definitely need something to fill that void once the story of the Roys reaches its conclusion. From power-family dramedies to shows that involve clawing up the corporate ladder, these 18 shows like Succession evoke some of that same spirit of the series. And while none of these are carbon copies of the show, in a pinch, they’ll help you scratch that itch once we no longer see the Waystar Corp on our screens weekly.

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1) ‘Billions’ (2016-present)
  • Cast: Damian Lewis, Paul Giamatti, Maggie Siff, Asia Kate Dillon, David Costabile, Dola Rashad, Daniel K. Isaac
  • Number of Seasons: Six (Renewed for a Seventh)
  • Why It’s Like Succession: As the Notorious B.I.G. once said, “More money, more problems.”

On the surface, Billions and Succession are remarkably similar. They both follow incredibly wealthy individuals who are constantly under threat from others, trying to steal their crowns. While Succession revolves more around the Roy family and who will run Waystar Royco, Billions is all about the fight between two men determined to take each other down, no matter the cost.

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2) ‘Yellowstone’ (2018-present)
  • Cast: Kevin Costner, Luke Grimes, Kelly Reilly, Wes Bentley
  • Number of Seasons: Five
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Regarding family drama, the Duttons may give the Roys a run for their money.

The show with a seemingly endless number of spin-offs, Yellowstone follows the Dutton family, led by patriarch John Dutton III, played by Kevin Costner. Outside of the management of their ranch, “the Yellowstone,” the Duttons are forced to deal with other ranchers, developers, and issues with the local Native American reservation, Broken Rock.

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3) ‘The Righteous Gemstones’ (2019-present)
  • Cast: John Goodman, Danny McBride, Adam Devine, Gavin Munn, Edi Patterson, Cassidy Freeman
  • Number of Seasons: Three
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Much like Succession, The Righteous Gemstones is family dysfunction at its finest.

Not many shows can rival Succession when we’re talking drama surrounding, well, succession, but The Righteous Gemstones comes pretty close. The Righteous Gemstones is more of a straight-up comedy, while Succession is a drama with humor sprinkled in, but the Gemstones are every bit as dysfunctional as the Roys are.

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4) ‘The Sopranos’ (1999-2007)
  • Cast: James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, Lorraine Bracco, Michael Imperioli, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Robert Iler
  • Number of Seasons: Six
  • Why It’s Like Succession: If you thought problems with one family were a lot, try having two, like Tony Soprano.

At this point, you shouldn’t need a reason to watch The Sopranos. It’s one of, if not the greatest, television show ever made, and everyone should see it. Telling the story of Tony Soprano, the boss of a New Jersey Mafia family, as he deals with problems at home and work, it’s a fantastic series that deals with familial drama, existentialism, the male ego, and much more.

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5) ‘The West Wing’ (1999-2006)
  • Cast: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, John Spencer, Richard Schiff
  • Number of Seasons: Seven
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Similar to how Succession peels back the inner workings of a business, The West Wing gives you a behind-the-scenes look at the White House.

Another show frequently put in the upper echelon of the greatest television shows ever, The West Wing follows the inner workings of the fictional Josiah Bartlett administration. Various conflicts arise, leading to powerhouse performances from everyone in the cast. The show stumbles a bit in the later seasons, but there’s no denying The West Wing is prestige television at its finest.

“While The West Wing focuses more so on politics as opposed to media, it’s still got that tense hierarchy that always feels like it’s about to switch up, making it one of the most fitting shows like Succession.” – Elizabeth Pagano

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6) ‘The White Lotus’ (2021-present)
  • Cast: Jennifer Coolidge, Steve Zahn, Aubrey Plaza, Alexandra Daddario, Murray Bartlett, Sydney Sweeney
  • Number of Seasons: Two
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Both shows effortlessly parody how out of touch the uber-rich are when it comes to the workings of everyday citizens and do so to a remarkable degree.

An anthology series set at two different “White Lotus” resorts, Hawaii in season one and Italy in season two, The White Lotus takes aim at the “one percent,” the upper crust of society that has completely lost touch with everyday life. The comedy-drama has received critical acclaim, winning numerous Emmy awards, with Jennifer Coolidge’s performance winning exceptionally high praise.

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7) ‘Veep’ (2012-2019)
  • Cast: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chulmsky, Tony Hale, Reid Scott
  • Number of Seasons: Seven
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Chaos, chaos, chaos is what Veep is all about, and, much like Succession, you can’t look away.

The role that won Julia Louis-Dreyfus five Emmys as an actress, and another three as a producer, Veep, follows Selina Meyer’s journey from Vice President to President and the hilarity that ensues along the way. The West Wing this show is not. So if ever you need a good laugh, begin binging Veep immediately.

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8) ‘Arrested Development’ (2003-2006, 2013, 2018-2019)
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Will Arnett, Michael Cera, David Cross, Jessica Walter, Jeffrey Tambor, Portia de Rossi, Alia Shawkat
  • Number of Seasons: Five
  • Why It’s Like Succession: In many ways, the Bluths are like the Roys: they’re trying to live in the shadow of a Patriarch who isn’t exactly on the level.

One of the most legendary comedy series ever, Arrested Development had an initial run in the early 2000s and then had revivals in 2013, 2018, and 2019. Since it first aired, the show has maintained a passionate fanbase who have contributed to endless rewatches of the entire series.

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9) ‘Mad Men’(2007-2015)
  • Cast: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, January Jones, Christina Hendricks, John Slattery
  • Number of Seasons: Seven
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Mad Men is about the cut-throat advertising world in 1960s New York City, much like how Succession examines how little has changed in business sixty years later.

Don Draper is the character that made Jon Hamm a household name. In Mad Men, Hamm shines as Draper, one of TV’s great anti-heroes, who is the protagonist, but certainly not a guy you should root for. Draper is an advertising executive and one of the best in the business. But, unfortunately, when he’s not doing business, he’s doing things like binge drinking, chain-smoking, cheating on your spouse, etc.

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10) ‘Bloodline’ (2015-2017)
  • Cast: Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini,
  • Number of Seasons: Three
  • Why It’s Like Succession: A recurring theme on this list is the subject of dysfunctional families, and Bloodline is no different.

Bloodline tells the story of the Rayburns and how the return of the family’s prodigal son, Danny, begins to disrupt the lives of his family. While seasons two and three received more mixed reviews, the first season was fantastic television and worth a watch.

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11) ‘Ozark’ (2017-2022)
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Garner, Sofia Hublitz
  • Number of Seasons: Four
  • Why It’s Like Succession: For different reasons than Ozark, family ties are constantly tested on Succession, and a question that persists throughout the series is how strong those bonds are.

Can you make a lot of money in a life of crime? Yes. 

Could you also put your life and the lives of your family in grave danger? Also yes.
This is the situation that plays out in Ozark when financial advisor Marty Byrd finds himself on the wrong side of the law and in the crosshairs of various criminal organizations.

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12) ‘House of Cards’ (2013-2018)
  • Cast: Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly
  • Number of Seasons: Six
  • Why It’s Like Succession: On both shows, every plot line boils down to “Who will end up on top?” and “Who will have the most power?”

A show that, unfortunately, carries a stain on it due to the involvement of Kevin Spacey, House of Cards, at its peak, was one of the very best series on television. Spacey and Wright played Frank and Claire Underwood, who made it their mission to climb to the very top of power in American politics, resulting in their use of dirty and, sometimes, illegal tactics.

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13) ‘Peaky Blinders’ (2013-2022)
  • Cast: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McRory, Paul Anderson, Annabelle Wallis, Tom Hardy
  • Number of Seasons: Six
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Like the Roys, the Shelby family wants power and do not care what sort of destruction that quest leaves in its wake.

Watch this show, by order of the Peaky Blinders. 
Peaky Blinders is a drama that follows the story of the Shelby family, who runs a British street gang, and later a business that operates through sometimes illegal means. It’s dark, violent, and not for the faint of heart, but if you’re looking for a great drama to scratch that post-Succession itch, Peaky Blinders is right up your alley.

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14) ‘The Crown’ (2016-present)
  • Cast: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, John Lithgow, Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Imelda Staunton, Jonathan Pryce
  • Number of Seasons: Five

Why It’s Like Succession: They’d never admit it, but the British royal family is just as dysfunctional as the Roys.

Speaking of complicated British families, The Crown is the story of the world’s most famous monarchy, and more specifically, Queen Elizabeth II. Told over numerous decades, the cast changes as their real-life counterparts age, with three different actresses portraying the Queen and the other royal family members.

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15) ‘Severance’ (2022-present)
  • Cast: Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, John Turturro, Britt Lower, Zach Cherry, Christopher Walken, Zach Cherry
  • Number of Seasons: One
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Another series that looks at the impact of work on our everyday lives, Severance, like Succession, examines the work/life balance and far we’re willing to go to maintain some semblance of a normal life.

Time to get a little weird with it. 
On the surface, Severance might not strike you as very similar to Succession’s office and business politics. Still, it makes you look at how dedicated you should be to your work when it comes to balancing that with your personal life. If you’re a sci-fi and thriller type of person, Severance is perfect for you.

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16) ‘The Morning Show’ (2019-present)
  • Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, Billy Crudup
  • Number of Seasons: Two
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Mirroring real-life events in the same way that the Roys are a fictionalized version of the Murdochs, The Morning Show looks at the inner workings of daytime television similarly.

The Morning Show takes inspiration from the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Matt Lauer, with Steve Carrell playing a stand-in for him. The show features an ensemble cast with numerous award winners, and while it hasn’t always been critically well-received it is a great watch for anyone who is a fan of the people involved.

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17) ‘Empire’ (2015-2020)
  • Cast: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Y. Gray, Jussie Smollett
  • Number of Seasons: Six
  • Why It’s Like Succession: It’s no secret that the music industry is as cut-throat as it gets, and much like Succession, Empire does a great job portraying the dark side of a family business.

Another show about the head and founder of a major company forced to pick a successor; Empire stars Terrence Howard in the title role of Lucious, who begins grooming one of his three sons to take over his company when he dies. In doing so, he inadvertently pits them against one another, leading to numerous conflicts along the path to the top.

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18. ‘The Good Wife’ (2009 – 2016)
  • Cast: Julianna Marguiles, Josh Charles, Matt Czuchry
  • Number of Seasons: Seven
  • Why It’s Like Succession: Infidelity, courtroom scenes, drama, sound familiar?

This seven-season-long behemoth of a show sets the spotlight on Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies), who’s been thrust into the spotlight following her husband, Peter Florrick’s (Chris Noth), public infidelities as the Cook County, Illinois State’s Attorney. In the wake of this, Alicia decides to go back to practicing law as her husband is now in jail as a result of his wrongdoings.

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This is an updated version of an article written by Elizabeth Pagano, updated in May of 2023.

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The 31 Most Powerful Naruto Characters, Ranked

Naruto is one of the most popular anime and manga franchises ever, and it’s not hard to see why. The series is filled with memorable characters, epic battles, and a complex, ever-expanding mythology that keeps fans returning for more. Fans of shonen or adventure anime in general flock to Naruto for its incredible fight sequences, world building and narratives. In this article, we’ll rank the 30 most powerful Naruto characters based on their abilities, strength, and overall impact on the series.

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31. Zabuza Momochi
  • Abilities: Water Style Jutsu, Silent Killing Technique, Swordsmanship

Zabuza Momochi is one of the first major villains introduced in the Naruto series, and he made a big impact. His signature weapon is a massive sword that he wields with deadly precision, and he’s a master of silent killing techniques. His Water Style Jutsu is also incredibly powerful, allowing him to control water in all its forms.

30. Hidan
  • Abilities: Immortality, Curse Techniques, Scythe Wielding

Hidan is a member of the Akatsuki, a notorious organization of powerful ninjas. What makes him stand out is his ability to achieve immortality by linking his life force to that of his enemies. His curse techniques also allow him to inflict incredible pain on his opponents, and his scythe is a deadly weapon in his hands.

29. Shikamaru Nara
  • Abilities: Shadow Possession Jutsu, Strategy and Tactics, Intelligence

Shikamaru Nara is one of Naruto’s closest friends and one of the most intelligent ninjas in the series. His Shadow Possession Jutsu allows him to control his opponents’ movements, making them easy targets for his allies. And his strategy and tactics are second to none, allowing him to outmaneuver even the most powerful opponents.

28. Kisame Hoshigaki
  • Abilities: Water Style Jutsu, Samehada Sword, Enhanced Strength and Speed

Kisame Hoshigaki is another member of the Akatsuki, and he’s a force to be reckoned with. His signature weapon is the Samehada Sword, which can absorb chakra from his opponents and make him even more powerful.

He’s also incredibly strong and fast, making him a formidable opponent in close combat. And his Water Style Jutsu is among the most powerful in the series.

27. Choji Akimichi
  • Abilities: Partial Expansion Jutsu, Butterfly Mode, Human Bullet Tank

Chōji Akimichi is a member of the Akimichi clan. When he taps into this transformation, his physical attributes are significantly enhanced, granting him a remarkable boost in strength and speed.

Chōji Akimichi’s unwavering loyalty, indomitable spirit, and unique abilities make him an invaluable asset to his friends and the Hidden Leaf Village.

26. Jiraiya
  • Abilities: Toad Summons, Sage Mode, Rasengan

Jiraiya is one of Naruto’s early mentors and one of the most powerful ninjas in the series. He’s a master of toad summoning, and his Sage Mode allows him to tap into the world’s natural energy to increase his power and senses.

His Rasengan technique is also incredibly powerful, capable of destroying even the most formidable opponents.

25. Gaara
  • Abilities: Sand Manipulation, Shukaku Tailed Beast

Gaara is the Kazekage of the Hidden Sand Village and one of the strongest ninjas in the series. He’s a master of sand manipulation, using it defensively and offensively to devastating effect. And as a jinchuriki of the Shukaku Tailed Beast, he also has immense reserves of chakra and strength.

24. Neji Hyuga
  • Abilities: Byakugan, Gentle Fist Jutsu, Rotation

Neji Hyuga is a member of the Hyuga clan, one of the most powerful ninja clans in the Naruto universe. He possesses the Byakugan, which gives him an incredible vision and the ability to see through objects and barriers.

His Gentle Fist Jutsu allows him to strike accurately at his opponents’ chakra points. And his Rotation technique is a defensive move that could deflect even the most powerful attacks.

23. Killer Bee
  • Abilities: Eight-Tails Tailed Beast, Lightning Style Jutsu, Swordsmanship

Killer Bee is the jinchuriki of the Eight-Tails Tailed Beast, which gives him incredible strength and chakra reserves. He’s also a master of lightning-style jutsu, which he can use to devastating effect.

And his swordsmanship is among the best in the series, making him a formidable opponent even without the help of his Tailed Beast.

22. Sasori
  • Abilities: Puppet Mastery, Poison Jutsu, Iron Sand

Sasori is a member of the Akatsuki, known for his mastery of puppetry. He creates countless puppets over the years, each with its unique abilities and weapons. He is also a master of poison jutsu, and his Iron Sand technique is one of the most devastating in the series.

21. Kakuzu
  • Abilities: Earth Grudge Fear, Immortality, Five Hearts Technique

Kakuzu is a member of the Akatsuki and is known for his incredible durability. He has the ability to reattach his limbs and has five hearts, making him virtually immortal.

He is also a master of Earth Grudge Fear, a powerful technique that allows him to manipulate earth and fire chakra to create powerful blasts.

20. Tobirama Senju
  • Abilities: Water Style Jutsu, Shadow Clone Jutsu, Edo Tensei

Tobirama Senju is the Second Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village, known for his mastery of water-style jutsu. He is also the inventor of the Shadow Clone Jutsu, a technique that allows him to create multiple copies of himself.

And he is one of the few ninjas who can use the Edo Tensei technique, which allows him to resurrect the dead and control them as his puppets.

19. Hashirama Senju
  • Abilities: Wood Style Jutsu, Sage Mode, Healing Jutsu

Hashirama Senju is the First Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village. He is the first to master Wood Style Jutsu, which allows him to manipulate trees and plants to create powerful attacks.

His Sage Mode also makes him incredibly powerful, and he can use his Healing Jutsu to heal even the most grievous wounds.

18. Itachi Uchiha
  • Abilities: Sharingan, Genjutsu, Amaterasu

Itachi Uchiha is one of the most tragic characters in Naruto but also one of the most powerful. He possesses the Sharingan, a powerful eye technique that allows him to read his opponents’ movements and copy their techniques.

He is also a master of genjutsu, and his Amaterasu technique can burn anything to ash.

17. Kabuto Yakushi
  • Abilities: Medical Ninjutsu, Sound Ninjutsu, Sage Mode

Kabuto Yakushi is a former member of Orochimaru’s organization, and he was known for his incredible medical ninjutsu skills. He can heal even the most grievous wounds, and he also has the ability to use sound ninjutsu to disorient his opponents.

His Sage Mode also makes him incredibly powerful, increasing his strength and speed to incredible levels.

16. Nagato (Pain)
  • Abilities: Rinnegan, Six Paths Jutsu, Summoning Jutsu

Pain is the leader of the Akatsuki. He possesses the Rinnegan, a powerful eye technique that allows him to use the Six Paths Jutsu, including abilities like controlling gravity and creating a powerful shockwave. He can also summon powerful beasts to do his bidding.

15. Obito Uchiha
  • Abilities: Kamui Dimensional Shift, Sharingan, Wood Style Jutsu

Obito Uchiha is one of the most complex characters in the Naruto universe, and his abilities are equally impressive.

His Kamui Dimensional Shift allows him to teleport himself and others to another dimension, making him almost impossible to catch. He’s also a master of the Sharingan, which gives him incredible reflexes and the ability to copy other ninjas’ techniques. 

His Wood Style Jutsu is also incredibly powerful, allowing him to manipulate plants and trees to devastating effect.

14. Hamura Otsutsuki
  • Abilities: Byakugan, Tenseigan, Chakra Chains

Hamura Otsutsuki is the other son of Hagoromo, and he is known for his incredible power and skill with the Byakugan. He is also able to awaken the Tenseigan, a powerful eye technique that allows him to use the Chakra Chains to manipulate the chakra of his opponents.

13. Orochimaru
  • Abilities: Body Modification Jutsu, Snake Summons, Mastery of Various Jutsu

Orochimaru is one of the main villains of the Naruto series, and his mastery of jutsu is unmatched. He’s a master of body modification, allowing him to change his appearance and abilities at will.

He’s also a summoner of snakes, and his Orochi form is one of the most iconic images in the series. And his mastery of various jutsu makes him a versatile and dangerous opponent.

12. Isshiki Otsutsuki
  • Abilities: Rinnegan, Byakugan, Space-Time Ninjutsu

Isshiki Otsutsuki is the final villain in Naruto and is incredibly powerful. He possesses both the Rinnegan and the Byakugan, making him one of the most powerful characters in the series.

He can also use powerful Space-Time Ninjutsu that allows him to teleport through space and time.

11. Might Guy
  • Abilities: Super Strength, Eight Gates Technique

Much like his protege Rock Lee, Might Guy demonstrates the full potential of taijutsu—although he can use ninjutsu. Despite not being as powerful as some of the ninjutsu users deeper in this list, he is far and away the most powerful physical fighter in the entire Naruto universe.

10. Kakashi Hatake
  • Abilities: Chidori, Mangekyo Sharingan, Complete Body Susanoo Briefly

Kakashi is arguably the first character to show to fulfill a ubiquitous anime trope of, “wow, that guy is pretty strong.” He is also arguably one of the most influential archetypes in the genre, inspiring a myriad of copycat characters from Jujutsu Kaisen‘s Gojo to My Hero‘s Shouta Aizawa.

With the help of his Sharingan Eye, Kakashi boasts one of the most powerful ultimate techniques in the series: Chidori. Plus, he briefly gained use of an additional Sharingan during the Fourth Great Ninja War, giving him a Susanoo to rival some of the big players deeper in this list.

9. Momoshiki Otsutsuki
  • Abilities: Rinnegan, Byakugan, Absorption Techniques

Momoshiki Otsutsuki is one of the main villains in the series, and he is incredibly powerful. He possesses both the Rinnegan and the Byakugan, making him one of the most powerful characters in the series.

He can also use powerful absorption techniques to absorb chakra from his opponents.

8. Hagoromo Otsutsuki (Sage of Six Paths)
  • Abilities: Rinnegan, Six Paths Jutsu, Creation of All Things

Hagoromo Otsutsuki, also known as the Sage of Six Paths, is one of the most important characters in the series. He is the one who first discovered chakra, and he possesses the Rinnegan, a powerful eye technique that allows him to use the Six Paths Jutsu.

He can also create all things from nothing, including the moon itself.

7. Minato Namikaze
  • Abilities: Flying Thunder God Jutsu, Rasengan, Space-Time Ninjutsu

Minato Namikaze, also known as the Fourth Hokage, is one of the most powerful ninjas in the series. He invents the Flying Thunder God Jutsu, a technique that allows him to teleport instantly to any location marked with his seal.

He is also a master of the Rasengan, a powerful spinning ball of chakra that he can use to devastating effect. His Space-Time Ninjutsu allows him to teleport himself and others through space and time.

6. Indra Otsutsuki
  • Abilities: Sharingan, Susanoo, Indra’s Arrow

Indra Otsutsuki is one of the sons of Hagoromo, and he is known for his incredible power and skill with the Sharingan. His Susanoo is a massive humanoid creature that can devastate his opponents, and he can use his powerful Indra’s Arrow to take down even the strongest foes.

5. Hiruzen Sarutobi (Prime Hiruzen)
  • Abilities: Proficient in All Five Nature Transformations, Shadow Clone Jutsu, Summoning Jutsu, Earth Release

Hiruzen Sarutobi, aka Prime Hiruzen, is a legendary shinobi and the Third Hokage of the Hidden Leaf Village. As a prodigious ninja, he wields a wide array of formidable abilities that solidifies his reputation as one of the most powerful characters in the Naruto series.

Prime Hiruzen Sarutobi’s exceptional mastery of various techniques, profound wisdom, and dedication to protecting his village makes him an iconic figure in the Naruto universe. His legacy as the Third Hokage inspires future generations of shinobi, leaving an enduring impact on the history of the Hidden Leaf Village.

4. Madara Uchiha
  • Abilities: Sharingan, Wood Style Jutsu, Perfect Susanoo

Madara Uchiha is one of the most potent Uchiha clan members, and he was known for his mastery of the Sharingan. He is also one of the few ninjas who can use Wood Style Jutsu, which allows him to manipulate trees and plants to create powerful attacks.

His Perfect Susanoo is a massive humanoid creature that can devastate his opponents.

3. Sasuke Uchiha
  • Abilities: Sharingan, Rinnegan, Susanoo

Sasuke Uchiha is one of the most important characters in the series, and he is Naruto’s main rival. He is also among the few ninjas who could use the Sharingan and the Rinnegan.

His Susanoo is a powerful technique that creates a massive humanoid creature to do his bidding. He also has access to powerful lightning-based jutsu that he can use to take down even the most powerful opponents.

2. Naruto Uzumaki
  • Abilities: Sage Mode, Rasengan, Nine-Tails Chakra Mode

Obviously, have to rank him #1 or #2. It could go either way.

Naruto Uzumaki is the series’s main protagonist and one of the most powerful ninjas in the Naruto universe. He can use Sage Mode, which increases his strength and speed to incredible levels.

His Rasengan is a powerful spinning ball of chakra that he can use to devastating effect, and his Nine-Tails Chakra Mode allows him to access the power of the Nine-Tailed Fox that is sealed inside of him.

1. Kaguya Otsutsuki (Ten-Tails Jinchuriki)
  • Abilities: Rinne Sharingan, All-Killing Ash Bones, Expansive Truth-Seeking Ball

Kaguya Otsutsuki, in her Ten-Tails Jinchuriki form, is the most powerful character in the series. She possesses the Rinne Sharingan, a powerful eye technique that allows her to use the All-Killing Ash Bones and the Expansive Truth-Seeking Ball.

Her power is so great that it took the combined efforts of Naruto and Sasuke to defeat her.

Who do you think is the most powerful Naruto character?

There you have it, the 30 most powerful Naruto characters ranked. From the powerful ninja of the Hidden Leaf Village to the god-like beings from other dimensions, the Naruto series had no shortage of incredible characters.

Whether you agree or disagree with this list, there’s no denying that each character has unique strengths and abilities that make them powerful in their own right.

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Everything We Know About ‘Skull Island’ on Netfix: Trailer, Release Date, Cast and More

If you are a fan of the iconic King Kong, then you have been anxiously anticipating this moment.

The trailer for Skull Island on Netflix has finally premiered and from the looks of it, things will be getting real interesting in the world of Kong. Loosely-based on the events of the 2017 film Kong: Skull Island, we’re getting our first look as to how the series is going to unfold when it premieres on June 22nd via Netflix, and the trailer looks pretty freaking epic. Here’s everything we know about Skull Island thus far.

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When is the Skull Island release date?

Skull Island is a set for a premiere date of June 22nd.

Where will it be streaming?

Skull Island is a Netflix exclusive show that will see all of its episodes premiering on that June 22nd date, meaning it’s not a weekly episode type of series, and you’ll be able to binge-watch if that’s your fancy.

What is Skull Island about?

As we mentioned earlier, Skull Island is based on the events of the 2017 film Kong: Skull Island, and is set in Legendary’s MonsterVerse as a reminder for those that may have forgotten since this original announcement came more than two years ago. Skull Island is about a group of researchers shipwrecked on a remote island and shortly introduced to the vicious Skull Island’s Titans who…don’t like unwanted visitors and make it clear through their actions.

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That’s why were here! The first teaser for Skull Island premiered today. In it, you can see one of the Skull Island Titan menaces being, well, a menace, and if the trailer is any indication. The group of researchers have a long road ahead of them.

Who’s in the ‘Skull Island’ cast?

Nicolas Cantu, Darren Barnet, Mae Whitman, Benjamin Bratt, Betty Gilpin will be leading the cast as the group of shipwrecked characters. Additionally, Skull Island is created, written and executive produced by Brian Duffield, Jacob Robinson, Thomas Tull, Jen Chambers, and Brad Graeber.

Once again, Skull Island will premiere via Netflix on June 22nd. Will you be there? Cause we will.

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The 16 Best DC Villains of All Time

There are many reasons why comic book readers hold their favorite superheroes in such high regard. Their most impressive deeds, iconic lines of dialogue, most incredible costumes, and greatest storylines play a huge part in their likability factor. We always get a kick out of reading about DC’s costumed vigilantes saving the day, especially when they come up against the fiercest members of their Rogues Gallery. When the bad guys and gals concoct their latest evil plans, the action ramps up and the stakes are raised to an insane degree. The best DC villains are known far and wide for being complete dirtbags who will do anything in order to get the upper hand on the do-gooders. We’re here to celebrate the evil beings that inhabit the DC Universe and make the lives of their biggest rivals hell on a regular basis.

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1. Darkseid
First Appearance: Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #134 (December 1970)
DC Comics

To kick off this list of the best DC villains, we’re going to take you all the morbid and depressing planet of “Apokolips.” And who resides over that good vibes killer of a home? Why it’s the “New God” that regularly makes life a living hell for the likes of Superman and the rest of the Justice League, Darkseid. Enslaving the multiverse, getting rid of all that silly hope & free will, and using his “Omega Beams” to disintegrate anyone & anything that opposes him define the best (worst?) of Darkseid. Killing the Old Gods, killing Batman, and using the “Amti-Life Equation” for his dastardly deeds are just a sample of the mass amount of evil that embody this scary dude.

2. Anti-Monitor
First Appearance: Cameo – Crisis on Infinite Earths #2 (May 1985) and Full Appearance: Crisis on Infinite Earths #6 (September 1985)
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1985’s Crisis on Infinite Earths storyline had the biggest stakes at the time when it came to the continuity of the DC Universe. And at the heart of the multiverse-spanning event was the almighty Anti-Monitor. This energy-absorbing dynamo has a pretty hefty kill count – his devastating superpowers have led to the deaths of the original Supergirl, Barry Allen (The Flash), Darkseid, and many more. As long as the anti-matter persists, Anti-Monitor’s presence will be constant. And that’s pretty damned scary considering the damage he can do even when the strongest heroes across the multiverse rise up to oppose him.

3. Lex Luthor
First Appearance: Action Comics #23 (April 1940)
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Lex Luthor’s unfounded paranoia that’s primarily centered around Superman has always been a character trait that makes him a top pick on any list of the best DC villains of all time. Some of the other things he’s known for are his high level of intelligence, calculated political maneuvering that keeps him in a prominent position, and his ability to shockingly work well with others. His partnerships with the rest of Superman’s Rogues Gallery (Metallo, Parasite, and Bizarro) and membership with the Legion of Doom shows just much of a team guy he is. It just sucks that his team-building skills are usually applied to getting rid of Supes by any means – when Luthor dons that “Warsuit” of his, you know he means business.

4. The Joker
First Appearance: Batman #1 (Cover-Dated Spring 1940; Published April 25, 1940)
DC Comics

It’s gotten to the point even the most dedicated Batman defenders wish he’d do away with this guy already. The Joker’s continued existence had resulted in pure anarchy within the confines of Gotham City and beyond. The “Clown Prince of Crime’s” maniacal demeanor, uncaring attitude when it comes to his allies & main squeeze Harley Quinn, and his love for high levels of destruction have given Batman the hardest obstacles to overcome. Joker’s reign of terror in Batman: The Killing Joke is enough to get him on this list. But when you consider his killing off of Robin (Jason Todd) and giving kids poisoned cotton candy, this face-painted menace is by far the most sinister member of Gotham City’s villains lineup.

5. Reverse Flash
First Appearance: The Flash #139 (September 1963)
DC Comics

When it comes to toxic levels of pettiness, Reverse Flash’s name pops up when it comes to his consideration on a list of the best DC villains. This dude wields the same superspeed abilities that The Flash relies on, as everyone knows. But Reverse Flash’s (real name Eobard Thawne) hate-filled reasoning for becoming Barry Allen’s vicious foe is what makes him the worst of the worst. Jealousy drove him to reenact the same event that gave Allen his powers. And in the process, Thawne’s acquired abilities led to him killing Allen’s mother, his beloved Idris West, and even his second wife! Reverse Flash’s notoriety is definitely well-earned.

6. Sinestro
First Appearance: Green Lantern (Vol. 2) #7 (August 1961)
DC Comics

Thaal Sinestro just couldn’t help himself when he wore a Green Lantern ring and worked to protect the universe at large as a member of the Green Lantern Corps. His abuse of power led to him being exiled from the intergalactic police force, which then resulted in him rebelling against them and creating the feared Sinestro Corps. The Yellow Rings he and his fellow crewmates utilize embody pure fear and make the beings they target have to confront the elements that frighten them most. Sinestro’s worst acts have resulted in galactic genocide, mass kidnapping, partnering with the Anti-Monitor, and more. Sinestro’s totalitarian nature has led him to do the worst things DC fans have ever come across in comic book form.

7. Ra’s al Ghul
First Appearance: Batman #232 (June 1971)
DC Comics

Batman’s got it bad, doesn’t he? A select few members of the best DC villains just so happen to clash with the “Dark Knight” on a regular basis. And the one we’ve chosen to highlight here right now is the leader of the League of Assassins and the man whose name is translated as “Head of the Ghoul.” Ra’s al Ghul has been responsible for centuries of pain and suffering thanks to the use of his prized Lazarus Pits, which have kept him alive long enough to hone his skills in battle, military tactics, and more. Add his ability to transfer his soul to others and you have a despicable being that does his best to live as an immortal that takes aim at Batman every chance he gets.

8. Deathstroke
First Appearance: The New Teen Titans #2 (December 1980)
DC Comics

Once a DC fan starts thinking about the best assassins in the comic book giant’s universe, one name immediately springs to mind – Deathstroke. Slade Wilson’s alter-ego (who was terrifyingly once referred to as Deathstroke the Terminator) is a highly proficient killer-for-hire. After being “blessed” with superhuman enhancements from the H.I.V.E., Deathstroke reached high levels of infamy for trying to capture or kill the Teen Titans. Besides trying to off those young do-gooders, Deathstroke has taken aim at other DC saviors such as Black Canary, Green Arrow, Zatana, and several more. Deathstroke is cold, and calculating, plus he looks pretty great in orange.

9. Bane
First Appearance: Batman: Vengeance of Bane #1 (January 1993)
DC Comics

We’re so used to comic books featuring oversized brutes with the brain power of a house fly. Imagine how shocked we were when the world of Batman was turned upside down when the massive baddie known as Bane popped up and put his mix of intelligence & brawn to great use. It’s pretty terrifying having to deal with someone who can crush your spine and tap into his mental prowess to further ruin your day. With “Venom” running through his veins, Bane has beaten the life out of Batman. His other wicked acts have consisted of freeing the inmates of Arkham Asylum, murdering poor old Alfred, and even becoming the Batman himself to place Gotham City under his (enormous!) thumb.

10. Brainiac
First Appearance: Action Comics #242 (July 1958)
DC Comics

Aliens freak us out and so do android/cyborgs. Brainiac is a combination of those two things, so you already know his presence always ruins our mood. We’re sure Superman is never all that overjoyed to see this guy pop up from time to time – Brainiac tends to shrink cities from across the galaxy, which explains his reasoning for continually trying to shrink Supes’ beloved Metropolis. What’s even worse is that Braniac also shrunk and stole Kandor, the capital city of Superman’s home planet Krypton, and even destroyed Krypton at some points in his character continuity. Brainiac is one of Superman’s best rivals and obviously one of the best DC villains.

11. Vandal Savage
First Appearance: Green Lantern #10 (December 1943)
DC Comics

If you watched Legends of Tomorrow on the CW, then you’re pretty familiar with this guy. If not, here’s a quick primer on the guy – Vandal Savage is a Cro-Magnon warrior who, after coming into contact with a meteorite, acquired two god-tier superpowers: advanced healing abilities and immortality. Ever since then, he’s caught the ire of fellow immortals such as Immortal Man and Resurrection Man. Savage is pretty much a master manipulator that has existed for centuries and is a reoccurring foe for the majority of the heroic side of the DC Universe. We’re pretty sure the Injustice Society and the Legion of Doom love him, though. The Justice Society? Not so much.

12. Amanda Waller
First Appearance: Legends #1 (November 1986)
DC Comics

Amanda Waller doesn’t have any superpowers whatsoever. But you know what? That doesn’t even matter! She rules with an iron fist and has the authority to use Task Force X aka the “Suicide Squad” to handle the dirty work that the world’s superhero contingent wouldn’t dare touch. Besides being a completely ruthless individual, she’s also known for having some sort of ulterior motive that ties into whatever dangerous task she’s “requested” of her assorted band of supercriminals. We’ll never forget how she blackmailed Fire (Beatriz da Costa) into being her own personal assassin and almost revealed Batman’s secret identity to the world at large. Miss Waller is one of the best DC villains simply because she’s so demanding, cutthroat, and willing to do anything to get what she wants.

13. Two-Face
First Appearance: Detective Comics #66 (August 1942)
DC Comics

“It’s not about what I want, it’s about what’s fair! You thought we could be decent men in an indecent time. But you were wrong. The world is cruel. And the only morality in a cruel world… is chance. Unbiased. Unprejudiced. Fair.” Whoa…just whoa. We’ve watched The Dark Knight a million and one times, yet that Two-Face quotable still gives us chills. Harvey Dent’s twisted psyche came to the forefront after he got a face full of acid from mob boss Sal Maroni. With his newfound scarred face, a dissociative identity disorder diagnosis, and penchant for making major choices based on the two sides of a coin, Two-Face was born. Murdering Jason Todd’s father, coming within inches of killing Dick Grayson, and pouring acid in Batman’s eyes are among his most despicable acts.

14. Black Manta
First Appearance: Aquaman #35 (September 1967)
DC Comics

We totally get why Black Manta’s eternally pissed at Aquaman – the sea-faring superhero is the cause of Manta’s father’s death, after all. Even still, some of the things that this dude has done to get back at his arch-nemesis are so over the top and plenty of reason enough to have him on this list of the best DC villains. As a cold-hearted mercenary with one of the comic book medium’s most powerful battle suits in his possession, Black Manta has caused plenty of strife in Aquaman’s life and others. The dude killed Aquman and his wife Mera’s baby Aquababy! It doesn’t get any worse than that when it comes to obscene acts done by the most disgusting individuals that call the DC Universe home.

15. The Riddler
First Appearance: Detective Comics #140 (October 1948)
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What The Riddler lacks in strength, he damn sure makes up for it in smarts. Whenever he pops up in Gotham City, a well-thought-out plan with some of the hardest breadcrumbs to track and riddles to solve will surely emerge in his wake. Batman’s claim to fame as the “World’s Greatest Detective” is put to the ultimate test whenever this quirky villain wants to endanger the lives of him and the city at large. The worst thing he’s ever done is bring Gotham City to its knees by destroying its power reservoirs, overloading the city with water, and causing it to go back to an age where Mother Nature reigned supreme. And all the while, he still found the time to create a crazy method towards powering Gotham City back on just to screw with Batman once more.

16. Black Adam
First Appearance: The Marvel Family #1 (December 1945)
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Black Adam has good intentions – he simply wants to protect the good people of Kahndaq from outside forces. But the way in which he does it isn’t very nice, to say the least. His sense of superiority always puts him at odds with those who seek to relinquish him of his ruling spot, plus he has a sort of “unfriendly” rivalry with Shazam since they wield the same powers gifted to them both by the gods. He has no need for other villains to exist in his world, which is why he’s done a lot of killing to make the world a better place in his eyes. We can’t help but crown him as one of the best DC villains for some other reasons, such as convincing Atom-Smasher to become a killer, betraying the Justice Society, and wrecking the country of Bialya.

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The 21 Best Earrings for Men: Studs, Hoops, and Everything Else

Sometimes a fire outfit just needs a little bit of razzle dazzle. While earrings might have been mostly associated with the rock stars and artsy types back in the day, in recent years men rocking earrings have become more commonplace. In fact, men’s jewelry as a whole has become more popular, and there are plenty of brands that offer handsome earrings to go along with your equally handsome outfit. So how exactly does one go about perusing the best earrings for men on the market? Unlike other accessories and pieces of clothing, earrings are probably one of the easiest to shop for online—the best shot at getting it right on the first try so to speak.

Today we’ll be taking a look at the best earrings for men on the market right now with a simple guide that we hope will be helpful as you’re doing your research.

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The different types of earrings:

Obviously there isn’t just one style of earrings to choose from, which is one of the things that makes jewelry super fun to play around with.

Studs: Studs are a minimalist style that tends to steel towards the smaller end. They can be placed on your earlobe, and if small enough, you can even experiment with placing them on different parts within your ear.

Hoop: Then there’s the traditional hoop earring, which is a modern staple. They can range from a smaller one that hugs your earlobe to much larger style.

Everything else: Additionally, there’s plenty of other earring types to select from. There are drop earrings, dangle earrings, jacket earrings, threader earrings and plenty more. Also, if you’re into body jewelry as a whole, there’s some pieces of fake nose jewelry that can actually be placed on the outer part of your ear to created a pierced look. Of course you can actually get your outer ear pierced with accompanying jewelry, but it’s quite painful, so we wanted to give that as an option.

1. Maison Margiela Silver Twisted Hoop Earrings
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Earring type: Hoop

We’ll start things off with a sterling silver hoop earring made by Margiela. Going for $445, a sterling silver hoop is a versatile jewelry piece that can be paired with everything from a suit to a beach shirt. You’re call.

2. Jaxxon Green Emerald Cut Insert Earring
  • Material: Cubic Zirconia
  • Earring type: Hoop

And if you are looking for a more affordable hoops option, let us assist you with Jaxxon’s Green Emerald Cut Inset Hoop earring which is currently going for $79. Made with cubic zirconia, in addition to being beautiful, the earrings are also hypoallergenic which is a plus.

3. Miansai Osiris Stud Earring
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  • Material: Silver
  • Earring type: Stud

Miansai Osiris offers a simple minimalistic stud earring for $55 that is sure to add that extra oomph to your outfit and compliment your face nicely.

4. Dries Van Noten Ball Earrings–H3yjagEV30cWHEVYXX3ykbHP52_m8tLm89XUaAlNZEALw_wcB
  • Material: Brass
  • Earring type: Stud

Who said earrings have to automatically be in a gold or silver color? Dries Van Noten has their Navy Blue Earring for $210, and it’s sure to bring that extra pop that will have everybody checking you out.

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5. Gucci “GG Running” Yellow Gold Earrings
  • Material: Gold
  • Earring type: Hoop

Jewelry is one of the ultimate representations of luxury, and you purchase these very luxurious GG Running hoop earrings from luxury fashion house Gucci for $2,980.

6. Brilliant Earth Diamond Stud Earrings
Brilliant Earth
  • Material: Diamond
  • Earring type: Stud

Brilliant Earth has a cool diamond stuff that will easily have you feeling like Birdman. Yeah you gotta drop a $2,295 bag, but it’s a bag that’s worth it.

7. Maison Miru Classic Huggie in Rose Gold
Maison Miru
  • Material: Rose Gold Plated Brass
  • Earring type: Hoop

You can rock this bad boy on virtually any part of your ear for only $65. Talk about versatility!

8. MAPLE Nevermind Engraved Earrings–c-_-MRP_AM_EN_US_PLA-_-MRP%2B-%2BUS%2B-%2BGS%2B-%2BSSC%2B-%2BMid%2B%2526%2BNiche–Ad%2Bgroup_AM%26%26%26vtp00%3DGOOGLE%26vtp01%3DSEAU%26vtp02%3D14868767517%26vtp03%3D128791495820%26vtp04%3D%26vtp05%3D%26vtp06%3Dpla-1892127424224%26vtp07%3D%26vtp08%3D9009991%26vtp09%3D%26vtp10%3Du%26vtp11%3Dc%26vtp12%3D550249431118%26vtp13%3D%26vtp14%3D%26vtp15%3D8770122%26vtp16%3D0400621668502%26vtp17%3DUS%26vtp18%3Den%26vtp19%3D1892127424224%26gclid%3DCj0KCQjwmZejBhC_ARIsAGhCqnes598AC28rdRs1Xu45h00rbYMBO76tBc6vHCEludVXEYZHHO4hbDsaApV8EALw_wcB%26gclsrc%3Daw.ds
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  • Material: Rose Gold Plated Brass
  • Earring type: Stud

Remind you of Nirvana? That’s why we love them so much. These earrings don’t break the bank either at the price of $105.

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9. Completedworks Silver H39 Earring
  • Material: Silver
  • Earring type: Hoop

This unique piece is brought to you by Completedworks—a statement earring that you can cop for $106. Seems like a steal for us.

10. Vivienne Westwood Man Jack Single Stud
Vivienne Westwood
  • Material: Brass
  • Earring type: Stud

The legacy of Vivienne Westwood continues to live on. We’ve always admired the legendary’s designer influence in punk fashion, and these $95 stud earrings are punk to the fullest.

11. Frost NYC
Frost NYC
  • Material: Diamond
  • Earring type: Stud

What did Rihanna say again? Oh yeah, shine bright like a diamond. You’ll definitely be able to get your shine on these stud earrings from Frost NYC, which you can cop for the reasonable price of $577.

12. Jedora Beau Hypoallergenic Steel Triangle Earrings
  • Material: Stainless Steel
  • Earring type: Hoop Triangle

A super easy pair of earrings to style, Jedora offers a huggie hoop earring in the form of a triangle that comes in multiple colors, and is also hypoallergenic. Additionally, these earrings are also waterproof, meaning you don’t have to worry about them getting ruined if an earring accidentally falls off in the shower. Tons of cool features for the $39 price tag.

13. Wolf & Badger Square Hoop Earrings
Wolf & Badger
  • Material: Silver
  • Earring type: Square Hoop

A lil bling bling from Wolf & Badger ain’t never hurt nobody. Carved in a square classic round shape, these earrings have quickly become a fan favorite amongst fans of the brand. Throw in the fact that they are only $55, and we can definitely see why.

14. Givenchy Lock Earring
  • Material: Metal
  • Earring type: Hoop

Givenchy gives you the lock to your key with their Lock Earring, which is made in a silver-polished metal. Edgy and sophisticated, this $300 earring will take your outfit to new heights.

15. David Yurman Armory Hoop Earring
David Yurman
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Earring type: Hoop

Inspired by the medieval era in Venice, David Yurman’s Armory Hoop earring is a simple flex sure to catch the attention of anybody you walk by. Priced at $195, these earrings are the perfect blend of vintage and contemporary.

16. AllSaints Men’s Square Stud
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Earring type: Stud

Can we get a hip hop hooray for these $39 square stud earrings from Nordstrom? Simple, preppy, and punk are the words that define these earrings—a must-have for anybody that likes to live life on the wild side a bit.

17. Stephen Einhorn Drop Earrings
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  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Earring type: Drop

It shouldn’t have taken us this long to get to a pair of drop earrings, but gents, we’re here. These stunning pearl shaped drop earrings are made of sterling silver, and are a fresh classic look that once again goes with everything in your closet. You can wear these $455 beauties to work or on for a date night (preferably the date).

18. Versace Men’s Safety Pin Earrings
  • Material: Brass
  • Earring type: Hoop

Give us a safety pin but make it Versace please and thank you. The Safety Pin earrings are an instant eye-catcher. Priced at $325, the earrings are lead and nickel free (as is the case with all Versace jewelry), and a simple way to say “I have arrived.”

19. Zales Diamond Textured Earrings
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Earring type: Stud

If there’s ever any doubt or confusion as to what earrings you should pair with your outfit, go with a diamond stud. It will never fail you. Zales has an awesome one for $139 that gets the job done.

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  • Material: Silver
  • Earring type: Hoop

There’s something to be said for a simple classic silver hoop. It’s elegant and compliments the fit, but it’s not too bold—it doesn’t distract from what you are wearing. Tom Wood delivers a perfect earring in this regard—one that will really bring out those handsome facial features of yours.

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21. Swarovski Triangle Cut Earrings
  • Material: Ruthenium plated, Zirconia
  • Earring type: Stud

And how about these $75 beauties that will spring a little extra pep into your step. Walking out of the house knowing you look good is the key to feeling good, and boy do these make you feel good.


Need some more style suggestions for the summer? You can check out a handy guide to the best camp collar shirts here.

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Explaining the ‘Fast X’ Post-Credit Scene and Looking Ahead to the Sequel

If you’ve already seen Fast X and didn’t leave as the credits were rolling, then you already know two things. One—the ending was left wide open and we don’t really know what happened to anybody, and two—a familiar face is back in the fold. If you were left confused, we’ve got you with an explanation of the Fast X post-credit scene and some predictions for the sequel.

You’ve got two more seconds before we spoil.

RELATED: Tom Cruise Gets Banged and Bruised Up in New ‘Mission: Impossible-Dead Reckoning Part One’ Trailer

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The ‘Fast X’ Post-Credit Scene, Explained

Hobbs. In short, Dante, a new villain with old ties, is introduced to the series and he’s out to ruin Dominic Toreto’s life and family because Dom assisted in the killing of his father. If, however, you are a long-time follower of the Fast franchise, then you already know that while Dom may have put the steps in motion in the killing of Dante’s father, it was Hobbs that actually pulled the trigger, and the post-credit scene shows a phone interaction between the two with both essentially daring each other to a war.

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Now remember, the last time we saw Hobbs in the main Fast movies was in 2017’s The Fate of the Furious, which ended with Hobbs breaking out of prison for his role in taking an off-the-books job that essentially made him criminal, and we haven’t heard from him since as he opted for the quiet life. 

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Since that time period it seemed clear that The Rock would not be returning for any more Fast movies, until… now. 

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As for the rest of the gang—everyone is scattered (though we highly doubt everyone is dead). Dom and his son are in one place with Dante assuming he’s killed them. Roman, Tej, and Ramsey seemingly are the victims of a helicopter crash (but again we doubt they’re dead). And Letty is stuck in Antarctica with Cypher.

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Some Predictions for the Next Fast and Furious Sequel

So how does this pave the way for future films? Fast X is supposed to make the way for at least one more sequel, and clearly Hobbs is making a return. Dante is also still clearly going to be a major problem that haunts the Fast crew, and he will more than likely have to be killed to go away. Obviously that didn’t happen in this film, so there-in lies the follow-up. Now whatever this follow-up is called is currently confirmed to be the last film. So if everybody can come back and defeat this menace Dante, then that would pave the way for the Fast movies to come to an end.

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But we doubt it ends there. Time will tell though.

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The 16 Best Horror Protagonists of All Time

I have a confession to make—I have a love/hate relationship with horror protagonists. While some are brave, others are… kind of not the sharpest tool in the shed, and it’s completely aggravating at times. If you’re a horror fan, then you already know that 99 percent of the time the protagonists come out on top whether they are brilliant or not. So it’s not a matter of whether or not they are going to win the battle (because we know they are), it’s about how well they won the battle against the zombies, ghouls, ghosts, vampires, etc. Today we’re going to be taking a look at the best horror protagonists of all-time to date.

What are the qualifications to make our particular list you might ask? Not only are we going by toughness/bravery, but we’re also taking into account wit and leadership. Were these protagonists on their Ps and Qs the entire time? Did they investigate every nook and cranny? Did it take them entirely too long to realize something was behind them? Did they start hugging and celebrating before the battle was over? These are the factors we’re taking into consideration as far as what we qualify to be the “best.”

Take a look below.

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1. Charlie Brewster – Fright Night (1985 – 2013)
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I recently rewatched the first Fright Night, and I now have a stronger appreciation for Charlie Brewster. He knew something was off with those creepy neighbors next door from the minute they moved in, and he was very persistent despite nobody believing him. My guy went into the home of a vampire on more than one occasion with nothing but a cross, and was able to get the job done much better than the self-proclaimed vampire expert Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall). Props to Charlie Brewster for his bravery.

2. Chris Washington – Get Out (2017)
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Jordan Peele couldn’t have gotten a better actor than Daniel Kaluuya to place this part—his facial expressions alone were enough to keep you fully engaged and feel the horror that he was feeling. Chris Washington was one man trying to take down an entire family with pull and power all by his self. And just when it looked like he was still going to lose despite his hearty efforts, the homie Rod (Lil Rel Howery) came through with the clutch save. Props to Peele for not going with that alternate ending he originally had planned. That would have sucked big time.

3. Laurie Strode – Halloween (Franchise)
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Jamie Lee Curtis aka Laurie Strode has been in the business of fighting against Michael Myers for literally decades, and while it’s a matter of personal opinion when it comes to which version of Laurie Strode is the best, our favorite is the 2022 Laurie, who is all about protecting her granddaughter. If a mother’s intuition is always on point, then a grandmother’s intuition is laser focused. And at the end of the day, Laurie Strode saved the day.

4. Ash Williams – Evil Dead (1978 – Present)
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Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) is the definition of “I want absolutely no part of this bull crap,” and we completely understand because we wouldn’t want any part of it either. However, when life gives you problems (which in Ash Williams’ case is horror-filled), you can either back down or rise to the occasion. And Ash Williams rises the occasion to every time even though he would much rather not be in the predicament to begin with.

5. Sidney Prescott – Scream (1996 – Present)
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You’ve got to hand it to Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), she’s one resilient tough chick to end up being the rather unexpected final girl. Her journey from being a regular high schooler that has to deal with a maniacal stalker to an unofficial kick-butt detective is something that has to be commended. Our favorite Sidney Prescott performance is from Scream 2, when the crew is dealing with the copycat Ghostface. Prescott and co. were pressed for time because they knew they only had a matter of time before, well, they were the subject of his attack—but Prescott exhibited bold leadership to help the gang get the job done again.

6. Veronica Henley – Antebellum (2022)
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I don’t think Janelle Monae gets the proper credit she deserves for her portrayal of Veronica Henley in Antebellum personally, so we’re going to make she gets her due here. Dr. Veronica Henley is a sociologist getting ready to go on a promotional tour for her new book, and unexpectedly finds herself on a Southern slave plantation after basically being kidnapped (her car was switched). There’s a lot of evil going in this place, and Veronica could have faltered out of fear, but instead she became a warrior doing whatever she had to do (including killing a couple folks) in order to escape. Thanks to her efforts, the plantation ends up getting shut down by the FBI, making Veronica a hero.

7. Nancy Thompson – A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984 – Present)
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Wes Craven was in his bag when he came up with the concept of Nightmare on Elm Street, and we’re glad that in the midst of his creating, he decided to give the protagonist role to a young female actress. Freddie Krueger wasn’t your average horror villain in the sense that his attacks were directly physical—his attacks were mental turned physical because he was attacking by way of a nightmare, which in turn was resulting in a physical death so to speak, and that’s a difficult opponent to go up against.

Not only that, but tough family secrets had to be confronted in order to beat him in the first. Nancy Thompson did a good job dealing with the situations presented to her.

8. Ellen Ripley – Alien (1979 – Present)
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Speaking female horror protagonists that kicked butt in the 1970s and 80s, ladies and gents—Sigourney Weaver aka Ellen Ripley. It’s always super entertaining when the horror and science fiction genres come together, and Ellen Ripley was forced to kick some mysterious alien butt over and over again. You also have to give props to how Weaver evolved Ellen Ripley because by the time the follow-up was released, she was a basically a full-fledged action star fully confident in what she was going up against.

Fun Fact: Did you guys know that the first Alien film in 1979 originally received mixed reviews from critics? Guess that $184.7 million at the box office proved a lot of folks wrong.

9. R.J. MacReady – The Thing (1982)
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If you were to ask ten different people what their favorite Kurt Russell performance is, we’d venture to say that at least seven are going to respond with R.J. MacReady. Not only is R.J. MacReady one of Russell’s most notable portrayals, The Thing is one of the most beloved horror films as it also blended together elements of science fiction. R.J. MacReady was tough, resourceful, and a leader in every sense of the word. That’s about all you can ask for in a horror protagonist.

10. Ed And Lorraine Warren – The Conjuring (2013)
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I must admit that The Conjuring is not my favorite when it comes to horror films—not because the movies aren’t good, but because there are certain horror films that just kind of disturb my spirit a bit. I have been been dragged to watch every movie in the Conjuring series thus far, and while I can’t say I enjoyed every minute of watching, I can gives props to Ed and Lorraine for their services—especially in The Conjuring 2 when they leave their retirement to help a family out with a possessed girl in the household.

11. Dr. Miles Bennell – Invasions of the Body Snatchers (1956)
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Surprisingly, the 1950s get ignored when it comes to a lot of all-time horror lists, which is a shocker because it was a pivotal decade when it came to the future impact horror films and franchises would have. In fact, one could argue that the 50s were the most in-demand decade for horror movies in cinematic history. Sure they lacked the CGI and technological elements that we get in modern films, but the storytelling and concepts were good. There’s something to be said for Kevin McCarthy’s performance as Dr. Miles Bennell in Invasions of the Body Snatchers as he too had to deal with an alien problem that everybody doubted was actually happening.

12. Clarice Starling – The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
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First of all—any fictional character named Hannibal is probably a little bit on the evil side. Second of all—we can all agree that Jodie Foster nailed her role as Clarice Starling right? Starling had a lot of positive attributes that made her an all-time protagonist, but her biggest in our opinion, was her intelligence. An FBI student, Starling could read you like a book, and that’s what made her so powerful. It definitely would have been nice to Foster reprise her role in Hannibal, but Julianne Moore definitely held her own as well.

13. Maddie – Hush (2016)

We weren’t too sure if Maddie was going to make it (especially with the way her hand was looking towards the end of the movie), but at the end of the day, she was able to defeat a killer with a brutal history despite him specifically targeting her because she was deaf. Not an easy feat whatsoever.

14. Andy Barclay – Child’s Play (1988 – Present)

This list has been female heavy thus far with a few exceptions, so let’s give some love to the final boys shall we? Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent) was a resilient little fella who always managed to escape danger while being relatively unbothered—like he had been dealing with similar situations his whole life. Considering Andy grows up and still has to deal with Chucky, you could say his childhood self is what gives him the strength to battle in the future.

15. Hooper and Brody – Jaws (1975)
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We can’t forget the bromance between Hooper and Brody in Jaws. In our opinion, dealing with a killer shark is much scarier than a zombie, so that makes Hooper and Brody more than deserving final boys to us.

16. Tommy Jarvis – Friday (1984 – 2017)
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And last but not least—our guy Tommy Jarvis. The ultimate final boy.

Who’s your favorite horror protagonist? If you are looking for some more horror suggestions, check out our list of Sci-Fi Horror films to check out.

Popular Culture

How to Watch the ‘Transformers’ Movies in Order

In case you haven’t heard—there’s a new Transformers movie coming out soon which means, it might be time to for a refresher on the franchise as a whole, the origins of which date back to the mega-popular 1980s toy line released by Hasbro. The toy franchise began in 1984, and was so well-liked that is spawned a comic book series that ran from September 1984 to July 1991, an animated series that was syndicated from September 1984 to November 1987, an animated feature film entitled Transformers: The Movie in 1986, and another television show popular amongst Transformer diehards called Transformers: Generation 2 which premiered in 1992. But when most of us think about the Transformer movies, in order, we’re referring to those that released in the 21st century.

The success and popularity of the Transformers gang continued to grow throughout the 1990s and 2000s, leading to the Michael Bay-directed first live-action film in 2007. The next installment of this series, Transformers: Rise of the Beast, is due out on June 9th, 2023, and to get you ready, we’re going to give you a guide on to how watch all of the Transformer films in chronological order.

RELATED: How to Watch the Marvel Movies in Chronological Order

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As far as watching the movies goes—you’ve got the option of either going in chronological order, or in the order of release date. It’s totally up to you which order you want to go in (there’s no right or wrong), but if you ask us, we’re always going to recommend chronological so that way you can understand the full timeline of events. To make things easier, however, we’ll list them both for you.

You can find both the chronological and release date order of the Transformer films below.

Transformer Movies in Chronological Order
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There are currently six full-length feature Transformer films, which is soon to be seven with the upcoming Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. While timing and dates have yet still be confirmed, Rise of the Beasts will apparently be the start of a trilogy according to a 2022 report from Deadline. We’ll have to see how that plays out in the future, in the meantime, here’s a guide to the movies in chronological order.

  • Bumblebee (2018)
  • Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023)
  • Transformers (2007)
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
  •  Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
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1. Bumblebee (2018)

Going in chronological order means we’re starting with 2018’s Bumblebee, which is prequel starring Hailee Steinfeld as a teenager Charlie that stumbles upon a broken bumblebee/autobot. Since Bumblebee is a precursor to everything that takes place in the Transformers series, the movie is set in the year 1987. The events of Bumblebee pave the way for its follow-up/sequel which is…Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.

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2. Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023)

Obviously Transformers: Rise of the Beasts isn’t out yet so there’s still a lot we don’t know. What we do know, however, is that the film is a direct follow-up to the events that occurred in Bumblebee, with the movie being set seven years later in 1994. Rise of the Beasts hones in on two archaeologists from Brooklyn who encounter conflict with the autobots that ties into  three factions of the Transformers race: the Maximals, the Predacons, and the Terrorcons. Anthony Ramos and Dominique Fishback will star as the lead characters Noah Diaz and Elena Wallace.

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3. Transformers (2007)

While not the first movie chronologically speaking, for many of us it all started in 2007 with Transformers. Starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox and directed by Michael Bay, you truly had to be around in the 2000s to understand just how much hoopla this film caused. You had the two young rising Hollywood stars in Shia and Megan, who starred as Sam and Mikaela respectively, and the first live-action battle between the Autobots and Decepticons as the world watched Sam take on the task of saving the world. We also got to meet the legend Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen). What a time to be alive.

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4. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

And of course, a much anticipated sequel had to follow. Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox returned as Sam and Mikaela for 2009’s Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, as Sam seemingly heads off to college thinking all is well. All is not well. As the Autobots are taking the steps to make themselves a home on planet Earth, an old Decepticon by the name of The Fallen has returned to cause chaos, leaving Sam and Mikaela scrambling to find an answer to defeat him.

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5. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley joined the crew as Shia aka Sam’s new girlfriend Carly, and together the two are faced with a problem when the Decepticons declare war on the Autobots. The film was set two years after Revenge of the Fallen as the Autobots and Decepticons are essentially fighting over possession of a super powerful technology abandoned on the moon that has the ability to restore cybertron on Earth. Thank goodness for Optimus Prime—he has to save the day…again.

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6. Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

Okay boom. So now where in 2014, and Mark Wahlberg has entered the picture as Cade Yeager. Cade is a father and inventor that is now suddenly a part of a new battle between the Autobots and Decepticons, which is the most challenging yet. Cade along with his daughter joins forces with Optimus Prime (once again Peter Cullen) to take on what’s described as “A worldwide war of good versus evil.” Oh, and the Dinobots get introduced in this film for the first time alongside Galvatron (who’s Megatron reincarnated).

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7. Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

And Transformers: The Last Knight is where we end at least for the time being. Mark Wahlberg was back as Cade, and there’s quite a bit going on. Optimus Prime is no longer the Optimus Prime we all knew and loved, he’s now Nemesis Prime—the dark mirror to Optimus. Fun. To make matters even more complicated, the fate of the world is once again left to Cade as he has to dig deep into the history of the Transformers in order to be successful within his quest to save the world.

The Transformers Movies in Release Order
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The only major difference with going in order of release date is that you’ll be moving Bumblebee and Transformers: Rise of the Beast to the end of your watchlist instead of the beginning. Here’s the guide to watching Transformers in release date order.

  • Transformers (2007)
  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)
  • Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
  • Bumblebee (2018)
  • Transformers: Rise of the Beasts (2023)
Popular Culture

VeeCon 2023 Kicks Off This Week in Indianapolis: Everything You Need to Know

It’s hard to believe it’s been a full year since the first VeeCon, which saw thousands of attendees flood to Minneapolis for the inaugural event. Nonetheless, here we are.

VeeCon, the super conference hosted by Serial Entrepreneur and Creator of VeeFriends Gary Vaynerchuk (aka GaryVee), is back this weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana on May 18-20. The second annual event brings together more than 190 world-class speakers – including Fortune 500 CEOs, CMOs, popular culture icons and innovators – who are shaping the future of industry. 

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What is VeeCon?

VeeCon was established in 2022 as the first NFT-ticketed super-conference, with access tickets exclusively available for VeeFriends Series 1 digital token holders. The original token holders are able to sell their access tickets on secondary marketplaces such as Opensea which allows a broader audience access. 

The three-day, NFT-ticketed event will be held in two locations in Indianapolis. The first day will be at White River State Park featuring community activities and musical entertainment from Richie Evans, Tia Corine and Busta Rhymes. The second and third days include jam-packed educational and inspiring sessions across multiple stages and brand activations at Lucas Oil Stadium. Evening entertainment inside the stadium includes comedians Esther Povitsky, Andrew Schultz and singer Jordin Sparks. There will be a special entertainment contest featuring Gala Music’s Emily Faye, Just Shockey, and a VeeCon-voted artist. 

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This is a conference like no other – and will be the marketing industry event for years to come.

“I’m incredibly excited and grateful to bring a phenomenal line up of industry icons, business leaders, and brand partners to Indianapolis this week,” said Vaynerchuk. “Our event focuses on what matters for business – understanding shifts in consumer behavior, popular culture and the impact of technology on brands. This is a conference like no other – and will be the marketing industry event for years to come.”

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Who will be at VeeCon?

Among the luminaries speaking include Arianna Huffington, Baron Davis, Bobbi Brown, Bozoma St. John, Cesar Millan, Daymond John, Deepak Chopra, Drew Barrymore, Dr. Shefali, Guy Raz, Jesse Itzler, Jessica Alba, Neil Patrick Harris, Tim Tebow, Scooter Braun, Timabland and Yung Gravy and many more. 

A full list of speakers can be found here.

Fortune 500 CEOs, CMOs, and industry pioneers will provide insights into the future of leadership in a rapidly evolving world including LVMH’s Anish Melwani, Paramount’s Amy Campbell, Chase’s Carla Hassan, CROCS CMO Heidi Cooley, GE’s CMO Linda Boff, Coach’s Global CMO and President of North America Sandeep Seth, and Kraft Heinz CEO Miguel Patricio among others. 

A full schedule of the weekend can be found here.

ONE37pm at VeeCon

ONE37pm is the official media partner of VeeCon, so stay tuned to all of our social channels for tons of coverage of the event as it unfolds. We’ll have tons of creators and editors on the ground speaking with the community and putting out tons of content to give a sneak peek into the experience of being there.

What else is going down?

In addition to an extraordinary line up of speakers and entertainment, VeeCon features a VeeFriends Museum, a signature GaryVee Garage Sale for collectibles, a showcase of 13 NFT industry projects and an art gallery with 25 artists from the Web3 community. 

VeeCon is built to bring people together through engaging and interactive experiences. The company is proud to announce its premier partners including Anheuser-Busch, Bose, Gala Music, Lids, Meta Quest, Tubi, and Visa. 

“We have incredible partnerships that make VeeCon possible for our community. The VeeFriends community includes entrepreneurs and creators that are here to network, learn and build lasting memories with each other and these flagship brands,” added VeeFriends President Andy Krainak. 

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