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When Did “Glee” Become An After School Special?

I love Lady Gaga and “Born This Way” as much as the next girl, but this preview of “Glee“‘s “Born This Way” episode just reminds me of an after-school special. (Except for the part when Mr. Shue calls Gaga “the queen of self-love,” which just made me think about masturbating.)

Check out another clip from “Glee” after the jump: Keep reading »

Is “Doctor Who” The New “Lost”?

Just about anyone with a pulse can enjoy “Doctor Who” (9 p.m. ET Saturday, BBC America) — it’s that good and that much fun — but if there are ‘Lost’ fans out there who’ve never tried this frisky British import, now’s the time to get on board.

Never mind that “Doctor Who” has been going for decades. You don’t need to catch up on a lot of backstory unless you want to. Anyone — whether they’re ‘Lost’ fans or not — can jump right in this weekend.

But the important thing for ‘Lost’ fans to know is that, as was the case with the ABC show, “Doctor Who” doesn’t dabble in time shenanigans just for kicks. Read more… Keep reading »

“The Office”‘s “Seasons Of Love” Tribute To Michael Scott


I haven’t been a loyal watcher of “The Office” in a few seasons, but that didn’t stop me from totally tearing up while watching this tribute to Michael Scott from last night’s episode. My high school choir (I was not a member) sang “Seasons of Love” from “Rent” at my high school graduation and, damn, does that tune tug at the heartstrings (even when the lyrics are ridiculously altered). Next week is Steve Carell’s last episode — will you be watching? Keep reading »

Please, No: “Real Housewives” Husband, Simon Van Kempen, Sings “I Am Real”


Is this really happening again? Is another “Real Housewives” star trying to turn their 15 minutes of reality TV fame into a music career? Actually, no. A “Real Housewives”‘ star’s husband is following in the footsteps of Countess LuAnn, Kim Zolciak, and Danielle Staub. Alex McCord‘s hubby, Simon Van Kempen — both from “The Real Housewives of NYC” — has released his first song, “I Am Real.” It is just as Eurotrash as you’d expect from the banana hammock-wearing Aussie. Simon told PopEater that his style is similar to Jarvis Cocker from Pulp, and while I appreciate the reference — love Jarvis — I politely disagree. (Though I do think it establishes him as more of a gay icon than Sonja.) But what do you think? [PopEater] Keep reading »

No Drinking! “Jersey Shore” Cast Given Rules To Follow By Mayor Of Florence, Italy

How do you say “UGH!” in Italian? Because that’s what the entire country of Italy said when they learned MTV’s “Jersey Shore” would be filming its fourth season in the beautiful and historic city of Florence. The mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, has drawn up a list of rules that Ronnie, Snooki, and pals must obey when they begin filming there next month. Because we know that will keep them in line. Keep reading »

An “Extreme Couponing” Scandal


TLC’s new hit show isn’t about a family with a whole lot of kids. Nope, it’s about: coupon clippers. But not just any coupon clippers—obsessive couponers who save hundreds of dollars in a single trip to the grocery store … but then live their lives among their collected non-perishables. Which makes them just a step above hoarders in that the insane amount of clutter they’re living in is new crap rather than old, decaying crap. Ahhh, but there is already a scandal with this new show. J’aime Kirlew, who was shown on the series buying 70 newspapers in order to procure 70 copies of a coupon that made mustard 39 cents a jar in addition to other over-the-top penny pinching behavior, has been accused of coupon fraud. Keep reading »

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