Things that Definitely Exist in the Same Universe

Expanded cinematic universes are the only reason that I, you, and everyone you know gets out of bed in the morning. This is called “a fact” and—news flash!—facts still exist. Left on Read is now proud to announce the results of our first ever investigative undertaking, revealing who’s in the same universe as whom:

  • Andrew Garfield’s Spiderman and Jared Leto’s Joker (they kiss in the straight-to-VOD Batman vs. Superman sequel)
  • High School Musical and Breaking Bad (the people DEMAND an oral history of Albuquerque)
  • Phoebe Bridgers’ “Funeral” and Pinegrove’s “Old Friends” (they’re both about Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s funeral, weirdly)
  • Gritty and Boris Johnson (they are identical twin brothers who had a falling out over whether or not to seize the means of production)
  • Flo and the Avengers (she is widely considered the 12th Avenger; the others despise her immensely)
  • Tulsi Gabbard and the rest of the Democratic field (they even identify as members of the same party)
  • AT&T’s Okay Boy Band and Jackson Maine from A Star is Born (Maine actually wrote a few songs for the Okay Boy Band’s lead singer’s roots-rock solo album)
  • Me and Princess Diana (lovers separated by time and circumstances