Avengers: Endgame just earned $1 billion faster than any movie before it.Marvel

Hello and congratulations on surviving the Battle of Winterfell! (Don’t worry, we’ll get to Game of Thrones soon enough.) This is, of course, the latest edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s roundup of all the biggest pop culture news. What’s in store? Well, for one, Avengers: Endgame did even better at the box office than anyone expected—and people expected a lot. Also, Twitter got really excited about everything going down in Westeros last night. Let’s get into it.

Avengers: Endgame Just $1.2 Billion. Yes, Billion

As expected, Marvel’s latest movie broke nearly every box office record imaginable this past weekend, bringing in some $350 in North America and $1.2 billion total worldwide. Avengers: Endgame, which was initially projected