Critical Hits & Misses #33: Friday Pieday, September 23, 2016

In the market for a new home? How about 4 Privet Drive, the muggle home of the Boy Who Lived? For the mere price of £475,000 (or $616,000), you too can sleep in the cupboard under the stairs, just like the famous boy wizard! (Ivonne)

Gene Luen Yang - graphic novelist and The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature through The Library of Congress - has been awarded The MacArthur Foundation Fellowship’s Genius Grant. (John)

NASA is hosting a teleconference on Monday, September 26, to present results from a unique Europa observing campaign: surprising evidence that may be related to the presence of a subsurface ocean on the icy moon. (Adrian)

This morning, Funny Or Die released a new installment of “Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis,” an absurdist semi-talk show. Similar to President Barack Obama’s appearance a few years ago, Hillary Clinton stars in this one. It’s great! (Zach)

It may not be 3/21, but we have dubbed today to be Friday PieDay! Why? Because who doesn't love pie? All hail your Pie Overlords! What's your favorite pie?

"The ocean never sleeps or dreams." Today's hard-hitting musical number is Brand New's "Mene."

Today's Critical Roll:

1. If a tree falls in the woods and you're the only one around—unhurt, but pinned underneath the heavy trunk—well, you're in a bit of pickle, aren't you? What were you doing in the forest all by yourself? Haven't you seen The HappeningYou should have known better.

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