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John DeLorean’s Alleged Son Is Building A Bizarre DMC-12 Clone Out Of A Three-Wheeler

A British man that claims to be John Z. DeLorean’s son is building a pint-sized successor to the DMC-12 called the DMC-21. The DMC-21 is a three-wheeled Reliant with gullwing doors and a flux capacitor — and that’s just the tip of the iceberg of weirdness. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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18 Movies That Are Basically ‘IP Orgies’

To our 2021 eyes, the original Space Jam was pretty modest in its ambitions: Reinvent the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies characters by teaming them up with fictionalized versions of real NBA stars like Michael Jordan. That, of course, was before Warner Brothers owned about 33% of everything ever conceived of by… Read more…

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Here’s Six Bonkers Facts About A Bonkers Car, The Bricklin SV-1

You know Malcom Bricklin, right? He’s the guy who started Subaru of America and brought the Yugo to America, too. Between those two iconic moments of automobile heroics, he also developed his own radical, wedge-shaped, gull-winged sports car years before DeLorean—the SV-1. The SV-1 is a pretty fascinating car, and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Six Bonkers Facts About A Bonkers Car, The Bricklin SV-1

You know Malcom Bricklin, right? He’s the guy who started Subaru of America and brought the Yugo to America, too. Between those two iconic moments of automobile heroics, he also developed his own radical, wedge-shaped, gull-winged sports car years before DeLorean—the SV-1. The SV-1 is a pretty fascinating car, and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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BREAKING: A Few DeLoreans Used An Entirely Different Taillight Design

Hey, pals! How’s your day going? Slow? Boring? Calm? Well, kiss all that goodbye, because I’m about to shatter everything you thought you knew about DeLorean taillights. The taillights of the DeLorean DMC-12, a now-iconic bit of both automotive and pop-culture history, have always been a crucial part of its gloriously…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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BREAKING: A Few DeLoreans Used An Entirely Different Taillight Design

Hey, pals! How’s your day going? Slow? Boring? Calm? Well, kiss all that goodbye, because I’m about to shatter everything you thought you knew about DeLorean taillights. The taillights of the DeLorean DMC-12, a now-iconic bit of both automotive and pop-culture history, have always been a crucial part of its gloriously…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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High School Students Build A Back To The Future Monument

Students at Tanabe Technical High School in Wakayama, Japan have been spending over four years making a DeLorean replica out of 2-millimeter-thick aluminum.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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High School Students Build A Back To The Future Monument

Students at Tanabe Technical High School in Wakayama, Japan have been spending over four years making a DeLorean replica out of 2-millimeter-thick aluminum.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Why You Should Write a Letter to Future You

I received a hand-addressed letter in the mail last week—pretty rare these days. The return address was my church’s, so I assumed Brooklyn’s Unitarians were trying to drum up some end-of-year contributions, but what floated out of the envelope instead was a single sheet of crisply folded typing paper bearing a message…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Back to the Future’s Biggest Questions Are Answered in Doc Brown’s DeLorean Owner’s Manual

When did Doc Brown meet Marty McFly? What did the inventor do when he first arrived in 1885? How did he find out about the future of the McFly family? Questions like these have fascinated Back to the Future fans for years and soon they’ll have official answers. Leave it to Doc to hide some […]

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The Nerd’s Watch: The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Streaming in September

Viewers are turning to streaming entertainment more than ever thanks to people staying home during the global pandemic—the plethora of services can serve as a much-needed escape. At the start of each month, most services do a little shuffle, adding new movies and taking some away, and io9 is here to help with your…Read more… […]

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Transformers Meets Back To The Future With A Robot DeLorean

Meet Gigawatt. He’s a robot that transforms into the iconic DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future. Hasbro made Gigawatt to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the science fiction classic. It was either this, or the train from Back to the Future 3. I think Hasbro chose wisely.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Transformers Meets Back To The Future With A Robot DeLorean

Meet Gigawatt. He’s a robot that transforms into the iconic DeLorean time machine from Back to the Future. Hasbro made Gigawatt to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the science fiction classic. It was either this, or the train from Back to the Future 3. I think Hasbro chose wisely.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Our 25 Favorite Summer Blockbusters of the 1980s

For the first time in most of our lifetimes, your local movie theater won’t have a summer blockbuster season. The covid-19 pandemic took care of that, pushing most of the big-budget popcorn films scheduled for this year’s summer months into fall, spring, or even next summer.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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“Why do LGBTQ people love superheroes?”: Queer celebs discuss their Batman and Bond obsessions

Is James Bond a gay icon? Despite his (often) problematic, womanizing ways, why do so many queer people cite the “Double-O” agent as a childhood idol? Those are the million-dollar questions that inspired us to launch our new video series, Why We Love, with an episode dedicated to the mainstream action heroes that…Read more… Continue […]

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The Writer of Back to the Future: Part II Blames Universal for Netflix’s Weirdly Censored Version of the Film

If you watched Back to the Future: Part II when it first hit Netflix, you might have noticed a little something was missing. According to the writer of the series, it wasn’t exactly Netflix’s fault. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Writer of Back to the Future: Part II Blames Universal for Netflix’s Weirdly Censored Version of the Film

If you watched Back to the Future: Part II when it first hit Netflix, you might have noticed a little something was missing. According to the writer of the series, it wasn’t exactly Netflix’s fault. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Playmobil Made the Best Back to the Future Toys You Can Buy

Despite what Star Wars and George Lucas taught the industry about how to properly market a summer blockbuster, when Back to the Future hit theaters in 1985, there was a dismal amount of movie merchandise in stores. But 35 years later, an avalanche of BttF collectibles is en route, including some new sets from…Read more… […]

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Though set in two bygone eras, Back To The Future is timeless blockbuster fun

“Sir, do we get to win this time?” That’s John Rambo, talking to his old mentor Colonel Trautman, at the beginning of Rambo: First Blood: Part II, the No. 2 movie at the 1985 box office. The answer, we’ll soon find out, is yes. John Rambo, a disturbed traumatized Vietnam veteran in prison for his […]

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