Monthly Archives: April 2010

Is Conan Going a Little Too Far?

Team Coco gets to fire the first shot across Jay Leno’s bow. In his first post-Tonight Show debacle television interview, Conan O’Brien told 60 Minutes he wouldn’t have done what Jay Leno did. In Leno’s defense, the way O’Brien is framing it, Leno didn’t have much of a choice. It’s the one thing I agree [...]

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No, Sandra, No!

I’m not going to lie to you. It’s a pretty boring news day out there. We might have to get some gimmick blog posts ready if it’s gonna stay this quiet: In the least shocking news since Land of the Lost became the biggest bomb of 2009, Sandra Bullock is divorcing Jesse James. One down, [...]

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Tales of the Spineless

I try to stay to a schedule of Monday-Wednesday-Friday, but there are times like last Friday when I get held up in court all day. It just happens that way sometimes. So sorry I missed the blog on Friday. Time to catch up on a ton of stuff: If you’re like me, you were watching [...]

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Papa Roach Show Put Off … and Hopefully Not Canceled

Very quickly, we just got notice that tonight’s Papa Roach show at the Sherman Theater has been postponed. The band’s lead singer Jacoby Shaddix came down with a throat illness and had to pull the band out of tonight’s show in Stroudsburg. The theater said he is under doctor’s orders not to perform. Just wanted to [...]

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Thanks! I Needed More Reasons to Hate American Idol!

Mostly TV in the news today: You know, American Idol can suck it. Seriously. How many times is it going to run over and eff up the DVR population of not only its show, but the following show, and the following show? Sooner or later, Fox has to step in and do something about this. [...]

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No Box Office Battles for More Than a Month

Yawn. Just because it’s a close race at the box office this weekend doesn’t mean it’s very interesting at all. My immediate reaction was, “Wow, How to Train Your Dragon came back to #1, that’s impressive!” but then I realized that $20 million is right about in line with what it should be doing this [...]

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Joss Whedon to The Avengers? It could work, but …

Catching up with some links: The Avengers is the hottest property in Hollywood right now. It’s going to have the biggest opening weekend in movie history when it comes out in May 2012, it’s going to make stars of anyone who’s in it and whoever directs it will be able to direct and produce anything they [...]

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Why South Park Rules

I couldn’t let last night’s South Park go without standing and applauding the comic genius, comic balls and comic integrity of its great creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Last night’s 200th episode– all of the celebrities made fun of by the show banding together to file a class-action lawsuit against the fictional town — was [...]

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Bubble Show Report: The Calm Before the Storm

Figuring out what network TV shows will be back next year and which shows won’t is kind of like figuring out what teams will be in the NCAA Tournament and what ones won’t. You’ve got your top tier of shows that you know are safe whether or not they win their conference tournaments. They’ve got the [...]

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Conan’s new home of the Braves

We’ve got a new home for Coney! Conan O’Brien has announced he’s going to TBS in a five-year deal at the network starting in November. He’ll start at 11 p.m. and George Lopez, the newest late-night show that started in November, will move to midnight. It’s the rarest of rare deals in Hollywood, where everyone [...]

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