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The Acting Pairs You Always Wanted to See (even if you didn’t know it)

(This is a preview of the PopRox column in Sunday’s paper, with some added Arrested Development goodness here. SEO, bitches.) When Jim Carrey and Steve Carell were cast as a pair of dueling magicians in the comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, it hit us. “Why didn’t they think of this before?” Their careers had somewhat […]

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TV Shows That May (Or May Not) Be Coming to a Theater Near You

We’re living in an age where just because a TV show gets canceled — or is about to be canceled — that doesn’t mean it’s dead. Shows can take the DirecTV route (Friday Night Lights, Damages), the canceled-but-resurrected road (Breaking In) or the ever-popular, hardly ever working online petition chance. None of those is more popular […]

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To All Those Holding Their Breath … Exhale. Please.

Short on time yet again today, but I’ll be back tomorrow with full links. Just wanted to quickly mention one of the dumbest things I’ve heard a supposedly smart person say in quite some time. During an Arrested Development reunion event in New York City on Sunday, show creator Mitch Hurwitz, for the 5 trillionth […]

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When Stars Leave Our Favorite Shows

Don’t forget about your chance to win tickets to see Hall and Oates on June 15 at Bethel Woods. We’ve got four reserved seat tickets to give away, here are all the details and rules. And please, before you enter, know that you can go. The deadline is tomorrow, good luck! The biggest ticket giveaway announcement […]

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Office Talk

There is a dark cloud lingering over the upcoming seventh season of the popular, northeast Pennsylvania based NBC sitcom, “The Office.” With Steve Carell’s much-publicized departure from Michael Scott’s corner office at the end of the season, the decision as to who will replace the five-time Emmy nominee is partly on the shoulders of Stroudsburg […]

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Learning About Movies, Mad Men and the Emmys

Even though the movies blew, there was a lot to be learned this weekend at the box office, stuff we and every Hollywood studio should already have known, but apparently needed convincing: —Buddy Ackerman would be proud, because “male macho bullsh!t” wins out again. Sylvester Stallone took a cheesy idea, one that could easily have gone […]

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The Next Michael Scott Should Be …

As we all get over the idea that Steve Carell will be gone from The Office in a year and accept that NBC intends to continue the show without him, it’s time to start realizing that Carell has gone out of his way to make sure the show is in good hands. He’s worked his […]

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