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Gavia Baker-Whitelaw


Gavia Baker-Whitelaw is a staff writer at the Daily Dot, covering geek culture and fandom. Specializing in sci-fi movies and superheroes, she also appears as a film and TV critic on BBC radio. Elsewhere, she co-hosts the pop culture podcast Overinvested. Follow her on Twitter: @Hello_Tailor

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Why Twitter is suddenly full of fake Margot Robbie dating rumors

According to this new TMZ meme format, Margot Robbie is dating everyone from pro athletes to Roman Emperors.

On Feb 2, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Am I wrong for not tipping for carryout?’: Outback Steakhouse customer receives passive-aggressive receipt

'That's like tipping the Walmart workers watching me at self-checkout.'

On Feb 2, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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DC movie bosses voice support for Ezra Miller and ‘The Flash,’ sparking criticism from fans

James Gunn described 'The Flash' as 'probably one of the greatest superhero movies ever made.'

On Feb 1, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Tumblr users have voted on the ultimate Sexyman, and it’s Cecil from ‘Welcome to Night Vale’

A Tumblr Sexyman isn't the same as a sexy man, as proven by this wild list of Tumblr-popular contestants.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Netflix is failing because it can’t make a show like ‘The Last of Us’

Each new episode feels like an event, and that's why 'The Last of Us' is dominating the conversation.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Shazam’ star Zachary Levi is under fire for a seemingly anti-vax tweet about Pfizer

Levi tweeted an ambiguous message agreeing that 'Pfizer is a real danger to the wold.'

On Jan 30, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘And they still want a tip’: DoorDash customer calls out drivers who leave orders directly in front of door

'How am I gonna get it? I have to open the door.'

On Jan 30, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Razzie Awards apologize for nominating 12-year-old ‘Firestarter’ star for Worst Actress prize

Once again, movie fans are wondering if it's time for the Razzies to retire.

On Jan 26, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The ‘Forspoken’ dialogue controversy is back with vengeance—and it’s more complicated than before

'Forspoken' is facing criticism both for 'cringey' one-liners, and for a lack of Black writers on its creative team.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why you need to watch ‘Le Pupille,’ the new Oscar-nominated short film on Disney+

This charmingly subversive comedy takes place in an Italian orphanage.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Nope’ was snubbed by the 2023 Oscars—and that’s a disgrace

With zero nominations compared to the extensive recognition for 'Avatar' and 'Top Gun,' 'Nope' deserved better.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Last of Us’ confirmed a popular fan theory about how the zombie pandemic began—and why Joel survived

The first clues appeared during the 2003 flashback in episode 1.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why the clickers are the breakout stars of ‘The Last of Us’ episode 2

The HBO show's recreation of 'The Last of Us' gameplay is earning praise from fans.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘They told me they put the same amount’: Customer shares hack to get 2 drinks for the price of one

'Obviously ice takes space so u won't get as much drink.'

On Jan 23, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Here’s what Tumblr is doing to your boyfriend

'Your boyfriend' is the first big Tumblr meme of the year—and it's characteristically surreal.

On Jan 19, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw