</div> <p/><p class="p1"><b>Movie Event of the Week:</b> the Sparrow Film Project, which returns to Astoria's Museum of the Moving Image this weekend (June 6-7th) for screenings of all 53 submitted films followed by a gala featuring selected nominees screenings and awards show on the 11th. Interested guests can get tickets <a href="sfp12.brownpapertickets.com.">HERE</a>. <b>-- Abby Schreiber</b><br/><span class="s1"/></p><div style="position:relative; padding-bottom:63%; padding-bottom:-webkit-calc(56.25% + 50px); padding-bottom:calc(56.25% + 50px); height: 0;"><iframe style="position:absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%;" src="http://www.today.com/offsite/the-ladies-play-marry-make-out-or-move-on-457958467938" scrolling="no" frameborder="0"/></div> <div><b>Worst Game of "Fuck, Marry, Kill": </b>Apparently the game you played at your 8th grade slumber party is now "taking the world by storm," and Kathie Lee/Hoda want a piece of the PG pie. Though it's (predictably) awkward daytime television to watch, as you don't really need to start off your morning with sexual scenarios involving Simon Cowell, Howard Stern and Mark Wahlberg. <b>-- Sandra Song</b></div></div><div><b><br/></b></div><div></div><div><b>Most Unanticipated/Unnecessary Sequel:</b> <i>Grey</i>, the Christian Grey-POV follow-up to the Fifty Shades trilogy. Thanks for another 500-page volume of badly-written torture porn, E. L. James! <b>-- V.L.</b></div><b/><div><b><br/></b><div><b><br/></b></div><div></div><div> <p class="p1"><b>Most terrifying text: </b>The "<a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/11633176/This-text-will-make-your-friends-iPhone-crash-if-you-send-it-to-them-heres-how-to-protect-your-own-phone.html"><span class="s1">effective power text</span></a>," also know as the "<a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/05/29/siri_apple_reset/"><span class="s1">text of doom</span></a>," has been crashing all iPhones that receive a specific string of Arabic, Marathi, and Chinese characters with the words "effective" and "power." Kids, don't try this at home. <b>-- S.W.</b><br/></p><p class="p1"></p><p class="p1"><b>BBQ of the Week:</b> Finger On the Pulse's next edition of their BBQ Blowout series with food by Birds & Bubbles/City Grit's Sarah Simmons and a DJ set by Sweet Pete & Domino, which returns this Tuesday (6/9). Get tix <a href="http://bbqblowoutjune2015.eventbrite.com/">HERE</a>. <b>-- A.S.</b><br/></p></div><div></div><div> <p class="p1"><b>Realest fake magazine cover: </b>This <a href="http://www.thestranger.com/features/feature/2015/05/27/22285149/men-who-rock-ii"><span class="s1">satirical "Men Who Rock" issue of </span></a><span class="s2"><i>The Stranger</i></span><i> </i>shows what <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s "Women Who Rock" issue would look like if the genders were reversed, with cover stars who will "please your eyes and ears" plus "dish on their diet and workout tips!" <b>-- S.W.</b></p><p class="p1"></p><p class="p1"><b>Best work bonus: </b>Walmart has officially conceded to <a href="http://fortune.com/2015/06/03/walmart-employees/">no longer playing Celine Dion and Justin Bieber</a> on loop. It's okay, your heart will go on. <b>-- S.S.</b><br/></p><p class="p1"></p><p class="p1"><b>Best Invite of the Week:</b> SHADE's cereal box invitation for their next rager happening on June 20th. <b>-- A.S.</b><br/></p></div></div>
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