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Actual Legislators Are Puppets on a String for House of Cards

In House of Cards, Kevin Spacey plays a duplicitous, self-serving networker who masterfully manipulates the political process for his own career gain. He is now playing this role in real life, as well. Read more...

What Is And Is Not "Cool," According to Greg Gutfeld

Greg Gutfeld, the Joy Behar of Fox News, has a new book out (HAVEN'T READ) called "Not Cool: The Hipster Elite And Their War on You." What is and is not "cool," according to Greg Gutfeld? A brief guide below. Read more...

Elite Manhattan-Based Critic Can't Tell Regular Folks on TV Apart

Media-insider nepotism baby John Podhoretz, whose many professional duties include criticizing film for the Weekly Standard, alerts that publication's readers to a troubling development in the culture wars: His television is full of "white trash." This is the fault of "fancy high-end TV producers," and by extension Obama. Read more...

The Case for Veronica Mars, Even If You've Never Seen It

The Veronica Mars movie is out today. It's a strange thing to talk about. Every piece about it, including this one apparently, must talk about how it only happened because fans of the original Veronica Mars television show went on Kickstarter and supported it . Show More Summary

Rob Ford Is Sorry For Appearing On Jimmy Kimmel Live A Day Early

Rob Ford is scheduled to appear on tonight’s Jimmy Kimmel Live—not that Ford would know when “tonight” is, exactly. In a gag skit mocking Ford’s habit of not being aware of reality, the embattled Toronto mayor appeared a day early on Kimmel’s show, bursting through a pair of double doors, Kool-Aid Man-style, after Kimmel teased Ford’s Monday segment. Read more...

Watch Tonight's Best Olympic Event: The Terrifying Asteroid Flyby!

An 885-foot-long asteroid will speed by the Earth tonight at 27,000 miles per hour tonight, but what's the tie-in with the Winter Olympics? Well, it was "almost exactly" a year ago when another chunk of space rock actually exploded in the sky over Russia—and that's where Sochi is, in Russia! Read more...

Let’s Talk About House of Cards

Did you watch all of the second season of Netflix's House of Cards this weekend? Good. So did I. Let’s talk. Spoilers ahead. Read more...

I Can't Stop Watching the New Game of Thrones Trailer

The new Game of Thrones trailer is out, and it's everything you hoped it would be: just over a minute and a half crammed with swordfights, dragons, backstabbing, and sex. The new season starts April 6. Get hype. Read more...

A Brief History of Jay Leno's Joke-Stealing

Tonight marks Jay Leno's final episode as host of The Tonight Show, after occupying that position for some 21 non-consecutive years. Many would argue that he stole that job from David Letterman, whom Leno's predecessor, Johnny Carson, had picked for the spot. Show More Summary

Eleven-Year-Old Attempts Suicide After Bullying Over My Little Pony

Michael Morones is an 11-year-old boy who was bullied relentlessly at school in Raleigh, North Carolina, because of his love for My Little Pony. Bullied so much that he tragically attempted suicide by hanging himself from the railing of his bunk bed. Read more...

Time Warner Cable: not just screwing over New Yorkers anymore.

Time Warner Cable: not just screwing over New Yorkers anymore. TWC subscribers in Southern California lost as much as an hour of the Super Bowl tonight after the cable company's live feed froze in the middle of an ad during the second quarter. Read more...

CNN is “expanding the definition of news” by laying off 40 editorial employees.

CNN is “expanding the definition of news” by laying off 40 editorial employees. According to the Financial Times, one of the employees was “a pregnant producer who was two weeks away from giving birth to twins.” Read more...

Super Bowl-Bound Seahawk Richard Sherman Claims Taunting Championship

The Seattle Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl, after cornerback Richard Sherman ended the San Francisco 49ers final drive by leaping and tipping a pass for teammate Malcolm Smith to intercept in the end zone. Nobody was more impressed by Sherman's performance than Richard Sherman, as he demonstrated in his postgame interview. Read more...

If you like the homicide cop reality show The First 48, you'll love this wholesale indictment of the

If you like the homicide cop reality show The First 48, you'll love this wholesale indictment of the police work it depicts. "In Miami...at least 15 men have walked free of murder charges spawned under the program's glare." Read mor...

Sarah Palin Calls For Fish Photography

"I think this world would be better off having more young women holding a fish in a picture than holding their camera in front of a bathroom mirror, taking a selfie." -Sarah Palin. No PR people are writing her quotes! Never change, fish lady. [FB] Read more...

First Game of Thrones season 4 trailer shows why Westeros is hell

Here it is — your first real glimpse of Game of Thrones season four, filled with the lovely sound of various characters having their worlds shattered, and the fragments ground into bloody dust. Read more...

Smile! Roger Ailes Is Watching You Right Now

You better be camera-ready when you meet with Roger Ailes. Yesterday we learned that the Fox News president offered to pay a CNBC producer for on-demand sex—one of the more lurid revelations of Gabriel Sherman’s upcoming Ailes biography. Show More Summary

The Ultimate Guide to 2014's Science Fiction and Fantasy TV

This is going to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy television, including some major A-list creators coming to the small screen for the first time. Having trouble keeping up? We've got you covered. Here's our complete guide to 2014's science fiction and fantasy television. Read more...

David Lynch Is Directing New "Twin Peaks" Scenes With "Hot Girls"

Television's most delightful occult/weird-crime/Tibetan Book of the Dead soap opera was Twin Peaks, which was broadcast on ABC in 1990 and 1991. It was a magical era before all the characters looked at smart phones and websites all the time, because such things didn't exist. Show More Summary

MC Serch Is Like Donahue Now

MC Serch, the more mediocre half of cactus-grabbing golden era hip hop group 3rd Bass, is getting a daytime talk show on CBS, which "will feature real people with real issues, relying on host Serch to use his street smarts and unconventional background to help guests grapple with and resolve their problems." Read more...

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