Our Weekend Reading feature catches you up on all of the stories you need to read from the past week.

From the biggest news stories, recent interviews and reviews, and our original articles, catch up on everything you need to know with our Weekend Reading feature. You can also check out our other regular features:

Quotes of the Week: The best quotes from this week’s TV episodes
Ship Hype: The biggest moments from your favourite (and least favourite) ships
Hypable Honors: The best dramatic and comedic TV performances
Fandom Flashbacks: Looking back at shows that we miss and love.

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WB and J.K. Rowling planning 3 ‘Fantastic Beasts’ movies
In a new piece profiling Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara, the New York Times reveals that J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spinoff will at least be a trilogy.


‘Eleanor & Park’ movie: DreamWorks picks up rights to Rainbow Rowell’s hit novel
Another hit young adult novel is soon to be adapted as Dreamworks has just picked up the right’s for the Eleanor & Park movie.


Dave Letterman announces ‘Late Show’ retirement in 2015
The Late Show host David Letterman has announced he will be retiring in 2015 at the end of his current contract.

 

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Hypable Author Interview: Halley Bondy discusses what you must do before finishing college
Halley Bondy, the author of 77 Things You Absolutely Have To Do Before You Finish College, talks to Hypable about the inspiration behind the book and dance parties among other things!

 

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Hypable’s Fandom Netflix Recommendations
If you’re anything like us, you spend more time searching for something to watch on Netflix than you do actually watching it. Fear not though, as Hypable has your next favorite show right here!


Sixteen ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ easter eggs you may have missed
Captain America: The Winter Soldier has more than one hidden detail for the observant viewer. Warning: Spoilers ahead.


Ranking Captain America’s uniforms from worst to best
While he truly looks good in everything he wears, some of Captain America’s uniforms are certainly more flattering than others.


The 9 best Nick Fury quotes from Marvel movies
In honor of more Nick Fury, we’ve compiled the best quotes from everyone’s favorite bad-ass.


Seventeen reasons why Captain America is the master of sass
Captain America has truly mastered the art of sass. As an ode to his genius, we’ve come up with a list of all of our favorite sassy Captain America moments from Captain America: The First Avenger on.


Nine possible replacements for David Letterman
Long-time Late Show host, David Letterman, announced that he will retire in the next year. Let the speculation about his replacement begin! Who do you think it will be?


‘Game of Thrones’: 9 book to screen changes we’re excited to watch in season 4
After a very, very long winter, Game of Thrones premieres this Sunday bringing with it a dream of spring. This article is dark and full of spoilers.


‘Game of Thrones’ quiz: How well do you remember seasons 1-3?
In anticipation of the season 4 premiere, take our Game of Thrones quiz to find out how well you know seasons 1-3!

 

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The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ series finale was insulting and shallow
The How I Met Your Mother finale quickly transformed into “How I Destroyed Nine Years Of Character Growth In Forty Minutes.” Warning: Spoilers.


In defense of the ‘HIMYM’ finale
In a counter argument to our initial opinion column, a Hypable reader defends the How I Met Your Mother series finale. Learn more about writing your own Hypable article right here.


The ‘Fantastic Beasts’ trilogy: Is it a ‘Hobbit’ repeat?
Over the weekend we learned that the Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts will be three movies, and from a production standpoint it may be similar to The Hobbit.

 

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‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ movie review: Marvel’s best film yet
Superhero movies are a dime a dozen, but Captain America: The Winter Soldier managed to transcend the genre to become Marvel’s best film yet.


‘Cold Calls’ book review: How far would you go to keep your secrets?
Cold Calls by Charles Benoit is a fast-paced story about keeping secrets — at all costs.

And some April Fools fun…

It was April Fools Day this week, and here at Hypable we couldn’t resist joining in the fun. Read our April Fools Day articles below:

The BBC and CW announce joint ‘SuperWhoLock’ show coming in 2014
John Green, J.K. Rowling, Veronica Roth reveal alternate plans for their stories
‘HIMYM’ cast have sudden change of heart, join cast of ‘HIMYD’
Harrison Ford turns down ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’
George R.R. Martin burns ‘Winds of Winter’ manuscript after 5 thousandth journalist asks about progress

What is on your weekend reading list?

Reclaiming my Time: cutting down on Fall 2017 TV

by Nate D'Agostino

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Episode #163 – Justified!

Hype Podcast tackles this week’s biggest entertainment stories including Will and Grace, Riverdale, The Bold Type, Lorde, Avatar and more.

October 7, 2017
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