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Stuff You Need to Know: The Dawn of The Modern Marital Aid. Oh, and Judge Dredd.

Victorian vibrator

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  • Move swiftly, friends. Any season of X-Files you want is $13.99 today only–for just a few hours more–at Amazon. Here’s that link you need.
  • Considering a recent episode of Weekend Justice, this news will interest some members of the league. The movie is Hysteria and takes place in Victorian-era England around the same time that the vibrator was invented. It stars Hugh Dancy and Jonathan Pryce as doctors treating the titular affliction. Dancy and Rupert Everett experiment with the new device while Maggie Gyllenhaal will play Pryce’s daughter. Yes. I say do a double feature between this and the Darwin movie Creation and that way you’re sure to offend somebody! Source.
  • Karl Urban is the new Judge Dredd. Apparently he will take off his helmet. That’s all you need to know. Source.
  • The Sweeney feature film will star Ray Winstone as “no-nonsense policeman Jack Regan.” Makes sense. Winstone is about as no-nonsense as you can get when he decides to play hard. Source.
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