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‘Rosewater’ Trailer: Jon Stewart’s Directorial Debut Is Not What You’d Expect [Video]

Our first look at Jon Stewart's directorial debut has arrived in the 'Rosewater' trailer, showcasing a side of this funnyman we've never seen before. After years of making us laugh and sigh as the host of 'The Daily Show,' the beloved comedian has stepped behind the camera with a film that doesn't look like it has a single laugh in its entire running time, but it looks harrowing and fascinating all the same.

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Robert Downey, Jr., Says ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is Best Marvel Movie Yet

Marvel Studios and the character of Tony Stark/Iron Man transformed Robert Downey Jr. from a has-been into one of the biggest movie stars on the planet, so it's not surprising that he'll sing their praises outside the context of the movies he stars in. However, he recently took it a big step further, declaring 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to be the best Marvel movie yet. Yep, even the ones that he's not in.

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This Groot Cosplay Brings New Life to the Lovable Guardian of the Galaxy

Ever since James Gunn's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' got Marvelites hooked on these intergalactic superheroes with attitude, the cosplay world has been a boomin' with Rocket Raccoons, Gamoras, Star-Lords and even a bunch of Nebulas, but nothing makes us say "I am Groot" quite like this incredible Groot cosplay.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Drunk College Professor Busted for DUI, Forgets Alphabet [Video]

Thanks to dash cams on police officer's cars, people have been given the glorious opportunity to see exactly what happens to some people when they get pulled over by the 5-0.

Well, this one is definitely topping the charts as one of the more interesting dash cam videos that has been leaked.

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Halestorm Rocked Grand Rapids at 5/3 Ballpark with GRD!

On Thursday night, Halestorm took 5/3 Ballpark by storm, rocking the crowd like only they do, getting everyone ready for the Theory of a Deadman show!

Fled Five kicked off the evening, and then Lzzy and the boys came screaming right out of the gate, and rocked Grand Rapids with a full set of great songs, including "It's Not You", "Love Bites (And So Do I)", "Freak Like Me", and more!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: The Gross Bathroom Free Beer Came Across on a Road Trip

The other day on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," Free Beer told us about the disgusting gas station bathroom he stopped at while on the way home from his parent's house over the weekend.

He said that it looked like someone smeared poo on the light switch.

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Esquire: Brewery Vivant Has One of ‘Weirdest Brewery Locations In America’

Grand Rapids has gotten noticed for a lot of things in recent years: art, health care, beer, and much more.

Now, our "weird" brewery locations are getting attention, too.

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Mushroomhead Unveils Brutal ‘Out of My Mind’ Clip; Kicks Off Tour with Insane Clown Posse in Grand Rapids [Video]

Mushroomhead have delivered a politically-charged and violent new video for their song 'Out of My Mind.'

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FB&HW T-Shirt Design Contest OFFICIAL RULES

Official Rules for FB&HW T-Shirt Design Contest

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia

Each Thursday on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

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Last Gasp of Summer: Looking Forward to Labor Day Weekend

Drat. Summer is almost done.

Schools go back next week, at least those who aren't on year-round schedules.

Labor Dayis upon us here in West Michigan, which means one long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘The Free Beer & Hot Wings’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge [Video]

After being challenged by many friends and co-workers, "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" crew was finally able to get everyone together for our official ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video on Thursday.

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