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Vincent Kartheiser quotes Mad Men's "Not Great, Bob!" just like the rest of us Vincent Kartheiser quotes Mad Men's "Not Great, Bob!" just like the rest of us

AMC’s Mad Men, a beacon in the glory era that was the golden age of television, wasn’t built upon its catchphrases. It still, however, produced more than a few memorable lines, from Peggy Olson squawking “Pizza House!” to Pete Campbell’s terse, meme-friendly verbal lashing of Bob Benson in the sixth season finale.…

Chris Evans was Tyler, your early-2000s Mystery Date Chris Evans was Tyler, your early-2000s Mystery Date

The 1960s Milton Bradley board game Mystery Date smacked of the worst kind of superficiality: You played the game hoping for a date that was “dreamy” (guy in tux, skiing instructor) and not a “dud” (slightly sloppy guy wearing a bandana).

Get Involved, Internet: Support this film about Johnny Carson causing a toilet-paper shortage Get Involved, Internet: Support this film about Johnny Carson causing a toilet-paper shortage

In 1973, Johnny Carson was the undisputed King Of Late Night. After the evening news, most people watched Carson chat with a comedian like Don Rickles or Rich Little before enjoying their last cigarette and scotch of the day and calling it a night. So even though this is a little-known slice of 1970s history, it’s not…

Real-life superhero Tom Holland saves distressed fan from aggressive “graphers” Real-life superhero Tom Holland saves distressed fan from aggressive “graphers”

Tom Holland is currently making the promo rounds for his upcoming Spider-Man movie, Far From Home, which opens July 2. This means he’s currently getting mobbed just about everywhere he goes, not just by fans but by “graphers,” people anxious to get Holland’s autograph and then sell it for a high price on the internet.

How long can you listen to this bike pump play “My Heart Will Go On”?

Celine Dion warbling “My Heart Will Go On” was far and away the most annoying song of 1998 (after Titanic came out at the end of 1997), nearly incessantly played and yes, going on seemingly forever. It’s tough to make that song even more grating, but a new YouTube channel has accomplished just that. Welcome to Bike…

Friends’ Julie recalls getting lots of “venom” from the show's live audience Friends’ Julie recalls getting lots of “venom” from the show's live audience

In the long and winding road that was the Ross-and-Rachel relationship on Friends, there were a few speed bumps. One of the first was Julie, Ross’ super-sweet paleontologist girlfriend. In the show’s first season finale, Rachel finds out about Ross’ crush on her (thanks to big-mouthed Chandler) and rushes to meet him…

Here’s Keanu Reeves as 9 different Disney princes for your Monday Here’s Keanu Reeves as 9 different Disney princes for your Monday

Yes, we realize we may be pushing the Keanu Reeves super-saturation limit. But his latest breathtaking turn as Duke Caboom in this weekend’s successful Toy Story 4 release ushered Reeves into the Disney universe. And one talented artist subsequently wondered, what then would Reeves look like as the prince in a variety…

The end of a relationship feels like the end of the world on Big Little Lies The end of a relationship feels like the end of the world on Big Little Lies

Last week, Big Little Lies went a bit insular by focusing on the family unit; this week, our little Monterey group is looking outward, drawing parallels between the death of the planet and the death of a relationship, or even the death of a belief in a relationship. As each of us essentially creates our own…

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band

There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a time” by donating to school music programs, and has given over $10…

Madonna and Jimmy Fallon face off in a Neon Dance Battle on The Tonight Show Madonna and Jimmy Fallon face off in a Neon Dance Battle on The Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon is known for challenging his guests, whether he wants to create impromptu dance moves with Sam Rockwell or confront Paul Rudd in a lip-sync battle (conceding to Rudd’s magnificent version of Queen’s “Don’t Stop Me Now”). But now Fallon has confronted his fiercest competitor yet, taking on Madonna herself…

It may be a while before the MCU gets around to fixing the X-Men or Fantastic Four It may be a while before the MCU gets around to fixing the X-Men or Fantastic Four

The Disney/Fox merger ostensibly offers the possibility of introducing characters from the X-Men and Fantastic Four movies into the MCU. But since both of those franchises have failed to get much traction lately (with Dark Phoenix being the most recent disappointment), how is Disney planning to utilize these…

Riverdale’s 4th season premiere will be a tribute to Luke Perry Riverdale’s 4th season premiere will be a tribute to Luke Perry

The third season of Riverdale just wrapped up, still with a big hole in its center, after Luke Perry’s sudden death in March. Perry, who played Archie’s dad Fred Andrews, was only 52, and the cast and crew were left reeling from the loss, along with Perry’s many fans and admirers .

Jeopardy champ James Holzhauer donated part of his winnings to a cancer walk for Alex Trebek Jeopardy champ James Holzhauer donated part of his winnings to a cancer walk for Alex Trebek

On the final episode of James Holzhauer’s long run on Jeopardy, Alex Trebek thanked the champ for a get-well card from his daughter, in response to the host’s battle with pancreatic cancer: “I want to express my thanks to your beautiful little daughter, Natasha, for having made this get-well card for me… That was very…

Seth Green remembers all the Buffy plots on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert’s “Plot Roulette”

Seth Green has been acting since he was a kid, and has barely taken a break since. He has the unique distinction of having appeared in both Buffy The Vampire Slayer film (as a vampire) and the TV series (as Oz, a werewolf). He’s also been the voice of Chris on Family Guy for the past 20 years, as well as producing…

Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in July Here’s what’s coming to (and going from) Netflix in July

Netflix must be predicting that a lot of us are going to spend our summer hours sprawled in front of our screens somewhere, as the streaming service is unloading a tremendous amount of content over the month of July. Fans of Stranger Things are among the most excited, as they’ve been waiting for season three since…

Netflix says 30 million people watched Murder Mystery in its opening weekend Netflix says 30 million people watched Murder Mystery in its opening weekend

Netflix has traditionally kept its mysterious rating system fairly close to the vest; since the streaming service is not on the Nielsen ratings system, it’s difficult to verify their occasional streaming claims. As we noted last October when Netflix stated that 80 million viewers had watched one of its summer…

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