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The Best Ice Skating Routine Ever!


This skater, seen practicing for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, can really spin and she has an unusual trick up her sleeve. If ice skating were really like this, I’d find it interesting, rather than predictable. Keep reading »

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Backflips On A Meh Episode Of “SNL”


Joseph Gordon-Levitt hosted “Saturday Night Live” this weekend, and while it was an improvement over January Jones’ epic failing the previous week, the episode was meh. The best moments were definitely JGL’s singin’ and and dancin’ and back-flippin’ in the opening monologue (above), as well as his turn as Jason Mraz on “The Mellow Show,” featuring an appearance by Dave Matthews as Ozzy Osbourne, after the jump. Keep reading »

Don Draper Is A Doll

Do you want Don Draper? Don’t we all? A New Zealand ad agency tasked with promoting “Mad Men” — apparently, the show’s not a hit there — created this very special Don Draper doll out of a Ken doll. “See him drink, pitch, & philander,” the box promises. It’s so cute when it’s tiny. [Vulture] Keep reading »

Celebrities Reveal The Season Finales They Can’t Wait For

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. No, not the holidays! It’s finale season. So, what are the TV season finales that your favorite celebrities can’t wait to see? Find out which cliffhangers the stars are dying to watch here! [PopEater] Keep reading »

The Curse Of The Lifetime Movie?

I’ve developed a theory. Maybe I am just overly paranoid, but there seems to be some kind of curse associated with starring in a Lifetime movie. The pattern is: be in a Lifetime movie and then things go down the tubes. Take, for example, former “American Idol” Fantasia Barrino. I knew that her Lifetime flick “The Fantasia Barrino Story,” in which she starred as … um … herself, would be a stinker, but are you aware of what’s become of her life since then? She’s broke, her $1.3 million mansion is allegedly in foreclosure, she’s dating a married man who works at T-Mobile, and she’s supposedly starring in an unscripted VH-1 reality show with Rudy from “The Cosby Show.” This is very, very bad, people. I’m starting to think this Lifetime curse is legit. [Celebitchy]

After the jump, several more stars who have fallen prey to the Lifetime curse. Keep reading »

The Boob Tube: Hot Weekend TV For November 21st-22nd 2009

Saturday

  • “Second Hand Lions” on TBS at 9:10 a.m.
  • “Australia” on HBO at 10:30 a.m.
  • “Baking with Julia” on PBS at 12:00 p.m.

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It Pays To Be The Mean Girl On “Project Runway”

Did you watch last night’s season finale of “Project Runway“? Yeah, I didn’t think so. I’ve been putting off writing about it all day because, well, it was kind of boring. With Carol Hannah, Althea, and Irina competing, it seemed pretty clear that too-cool-for-school Irina was going to take the crown, despite maybe having knocked off her T-shirt from New York Magazine The preview for the episode tried to make it sound interesting by amping up a minor freak-out moment that Tim Gunn had backstage, worrying why everyone wasn’t lined up to get the show started on time. Carol Hannah dealt with her stomach bug. Irina half-accused Althea of stealing one of her ideas. Althea rolled her eyes. As the three women showed their collections, there were definitely some nice things, but, honestly, the only real highlight was seeing Jaslene from “America’s Next Top Model” stomping her bad self down the runway. In the end, Irina won. And it was touching seeing her Eastern European dad, who she’s said multiple times doesn’t think that a woman can make it as a fashion designer, get teary over her success. But all I can say is, I hope next season they figure out how to wake this sleepy series up. Keep reading »

I Was Once A Die-Hard Soap Opera Junkie

When I read an essay on Double X by Willa Paskin called “General Hospital Is The Most Violent Show On Television,” I got a little sad. “General Hospital” is my show! Or at least it was, until I stopped watching regularly a few years ago, after 15+ years of dedicated viewership. The news that James Franco, celebrated thespian, would be appearing as a thug on the show has made deep thinkers and film aficionados suddenly take notice of the long-running soap. But Paskin did a truly fabulous job of summing up the appeal of “General Hospital” — the reasons why a serious actor like Franco might want to appear on it — and I felt jealous that I hadn’t written it myself. Keep reading »

Who Should Replace Oprah?

Yesterday, Oprah’s people announced the big O will be leaving her talk show. No need to get out the smelling salts, though. Her last show isn’t until 2011. Of course, it’s never too early to find a replacement. Who should be the next Oprah? Check out the top six contenders for the Oprah crown. [PopEater] Keep reading »

The 10 Best Vampire Movies And TV Shows Of All Time

It’s not often that, before a movie has even opened, thousands and thousands of people have already bought their tickets. But MovieTickets.com says that “New Moon” has broken all their records—it’s earned the number one spot on the company’s list of the top 10 advance ticket sellers of all time, shooting the record held by “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith” for five out of the water. Ditto for Fandango. They say that almost half of advance ticket buyers are under the age of 24, and that 87 percent of them are women. [EW]

In honor of the release of “New Moon,” here’s a look at the 10 best vampire movies and TV shows of all time, which you should see immediately. You know, since “New Moon” is sold out, for the next few days anyway. Keep reading »

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