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Lyft Is Giving Free Rides to the Polls This Campaign Season

Americans don’t exactly have a stellar voting record—even 2018's record-setting turnout barely cracked 50 percent—but Lyft’s working to eliminate at least one excuse for not getting out to the polls: Lacking a ride. This week the ride-sharing service announced that it’s expanding its free and discounted ride program throughout this year’s primary and election seasons. Starting with Monday’s critical Iowa caucus, Lyft will offer ride vouchers to in-need riders through its Voting Access Program. Similar to the company’s effort for the 2018 midterms, Lyft’s new Voting Access Program is made possible through its partnerships with various non-profits, including the League of Women Voters and the National Urban League, which will oversee distributing these vouchers. “Every citizen who wants to exercise their fundamental right to vote...

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Here's Why Game of Thrones Spin-Off House of the Dragon Was Chosen Over the Others

Fans waiting for the first Game of Thrones spin-off show have lots more waiting to do. HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys said today that the House Targaryen prequel, House of the Dragon, probably won’t arrive until 2022. Bloys also explained why that story, and not the Jane Goldman-penned prequel starring Naomi Watts, was chosen to move to series. “In development, in pilots, sometimes things come together, sometimes they don’t,” he told Deadline. “One of the things I think Jane took on beautifully, which was a challenge, there was a lot more role creation because she set hers 8,000 years before the [original] show, so it required a lot more. That is a big swing. One of the things about House of Dragons, there is a text, there is a book...

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So, How About That Holy Shit Moment on Crisis on Infinite Earths?

If you’ve seen tonight’s final two installments in the CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths superhero crossover, you know EXACTLY which “holy shit!” moment we’re talking about. If you haven’t seen it yet, but you plan on watching it, move along...there will be spoilers. Still here? Really ready to talk about this? Here’s another photo just in case. Vibe (Carlos Valdes), Killer Frost (Danielle Panabaker), and the Flash (Grant Gustin) wearing their jazzy outfits. Image: Katie Yu/The CW We’ll be digging more into the finer points of Crisis parts four and five tomorrow, but we couldn’t close out the night without commenting on the fact that the CW’s familiar small-screen Barry Allen, played by Grant Gustin, came face to face with the DC Extended Universe’s movie Barry Allen, played by Ezra Miller. Miller’s long-awaited Flash solo film...

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