Yuck, the GOP compared ‘Legend of Zelda’ to their tax plan — and failed so hard


In one short blog post about tax reform Wednesday, the House Republicans quickly lost any respect from gamers.

Nintendo fans went into defense-mode after the political group published inaccurate information about Nintendo while trying to compare Legend of Zelda to their tax plan.

The first two paragraphs of the blog post, “What Do the Legend of Zelda and the Tax Code Have in Common?” (which was also share in a since-deleted tweet) tee up the head-scratching answer (if you can call it that):

So two things happened in the same year, and then what? Well, nothing. That’s the end of the comparison. Not only that, but Nintendo wasn’t founded in 1985 and Zelda isn’t its best-selling game. …

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This entry was posted on August 23, 2017, in Mashable.

‘Joker and Harley Quinn’ movie coming to Warner Bros. with Jared Leto and Margot Robbie


Certifiably crazy, possibly stupid, definitely love.

Warner Bros. is moving ahead with a “Joker and Harley Quinn” movie with Margot Robbie and Jared Leto reprising their Suicide Squad roles — and the directing duo of Glenn Ficarra and John Requa (Crazy, Stupid, Love) are onboard to helm it.

THR broke the news, which WB had yet to confirm Tuesday.

Ficarra and Requa, the directors and executive producers of This Is Us, are in final talks to both helm and write, THR hollywood reports. But maybe don’t hold your breath — word is that Harley and Joker would come after the sequel to Suicide Squad, which is struggling mightily to land a director; whoever that is will have a helluva time hitting the film’s 2019 target. …

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This entry was posted on August 23, 2017, in Mashable.