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Josh Brolin to Star as Thanos in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and Beyond!

We've speculated for months on who would be playing Thanos, the overarching villain of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Would it be Vin Diesel? Benicio Del Toro? Kevin Feige said they had the actor cast, but that they weren't ready to reveal who it was just yet. Well, they might not be ready, but that doesn't matter because the word is out.

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Jackie’s In ‘A Sleeping Beauty’ at Circle Theatre

We started rehearsal for "A Sleeping Beauty Somewhere in Time" a few weeks ago, and I had to share an update.

In the new version of "Sleeping Beauty," I play Malestrom, the chaos fairy that most people identify as Maleficent.

The show is being held by Circle Theatre on Aquinas College's campus.

We perform June 25 to 29. If you have kids or don't, it's a fun show!

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School Bus And SUV Crash In Ottawa County

A vehicle collided with a Hudsonville Public Schools bus with six kids on board on Thursday afternoon.

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NBC’s ‘Community’ Might Get Resurrected by Hulu For Sixth Season

With the recent cancellation of 'Community,' there was hope that Netflix might swoop in and grant the show a sixth season, fulfilling a long running joke about the series. It turns out that it might be Hulu that picks up the show for an additional year at Greendale.

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Explosion Destroys Home In Grand Rapids

A home on Grand Rapids' northeast side has been destroyed in an explosion.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Rules

The Memorial Day weekend brought with it the third Marvel superhero movie of 2014 and like 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2,' 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' opened to over $90 million at the box office. Sure, people online keep on wondering if audiences are getting tired of comic book films, but the box office keeps on saying otherwise.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Which Show Member Is Most Likely to Punch Another? [Poll]

We spend A LOT of time together on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

And since we're a talk show, we're forced to constantly communicate with one another on a daily basis.

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What’s the Meaning Behind Leaving Coins on Military Headstones?

Have you ever wondered about the coins that seem to be placed on top of military headstones at cemeteries? You might be surprised to find out their meaning.

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ TV Series in Development at Netflix?

Netflix has long since earned its reputation as the patron saint of canceled TV series, owing to its resurrections of both 'Arrested Development' and 'The Killing,' but the latest property pulled from the scrap heap is wet, hot, and altogether unexpected. Might Netflix look to reunite the A-list (and 40+) cast of cult classic 'Wet Hot American Summer' for a prequel TV series?

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James Gunn Says Vin Diesel Is Not Thanos in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

We theorized that Vin Diesel was secretly cast as Thanos under the guise of Groot, but, now 'Guardians' director James Gunn says that's not true and we're right back to square one. During the 'Guardians of the Galaxy' fan Q&A on Facebook yesterday, one fan did God's work and asked Gunn straight up who would be playing Thanos.

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‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 Sets August Premiere [Video]

Was Peter Capaldi's arrival as the newest 'Doctor Who' star in the 2013 Christmas special "The Time of the Doctor" not enough for you? You're in luck! After a long wait, the BBC has officially set 'Doctor Who''s eighth season/series for an August 2014 premiere, with a brand new teaser trailer that highlights plenty of carnage in the TARDIS to come.

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New Movies This Week: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and ‘Blended’ [Video]

It's been like three whole weeks since we've had a new major comic-book movie hit theaters, so you can all relax now—the X-Men are back! As are Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, in their their third rom-com together.

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