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You’re All Looking Forward to Another Late Night Feud

Links: (UPDATE: Of course as soon as I hit the “publish” button, the news became official. Jay Leno is leaving The Tonight Show next spring, and Jimmy Fallon will be taking over the hosting duties. This … this could be awesome. Anyway, this is what I thought when it was only moderately kinda official …) [...]

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Tread Very, Very Carefully, NBC

Major league catch-up day today, I don’t think I’ve done a links column in more than a week. Sorry about that. If you’re in to the whole better-late-than-never thing, hop on board because you’ll love this one: Anyone else downright giddy thinking about the possible Dumpster fire that could be the latest NBC late-night succession [...]

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Random Reviews, aka, What I Do at Night

I’ve been on my annual January movie kick, trying to watch as many as I can over the next couple weeks to do a competent top 20 list before the Oscars. And there have been some high-profile TV premieres. And I haven’t done any straight reviews in a while. And … that’s all I got. [...]

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Kathryn Bigelow Agrees with Me. Or Me with Her. Or Something.

Wednesday links, because I haven’t done that in a while, sorry: I feel a good bit vindicated. After I left Zero Dark Thirty with my wife on Sunday, she was doing most of the talking because she LOVED it. After a while I said, “I think it was a pretty harsh commentary on women in [...]

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TV Comings and … Nope, Only Comings

Getting caught up with TV renewals: ABC gave a full-season order to Nashville, giving me a full year to avoid the show. Sweet! It’s probably one of my biggest disappointments of the year. I should have known any show inherently about country music that prominently features Hayden Panettiere would piss me off, but I was blinded [...]

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Adios, Office

The worst part about being on vacation is hearing news and saying, “I need to get that up on my blog, prontissimo!” but then realizing that it’s much more important to take a nap. I pretty much unplugged last week, so let’s try and catch up as best we can: The departure of The Office [...]

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Getting Ahead of the Fall TV Season

Just a reminder, I’ll be moderating a Q&A with actor Paul Dano over at the Pocono Community Theater on Friday night after a screening of his new movie Ruby Sparks. The movie starts at 7:30, the Q&A should start around 9 or 9:15, I believe. The last one actually went pretty well, hopefully no one [...]

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Pocono Weekend Fun Guide, the Return of Dallas and Our First Breaking Bad Promo

Not a whole lot going on this weekend, but let’s him some quick local links then go all world after: Warrior Dash this weekend at the Pocono Raceway puts us about halfway through the amazing summer of extreme race events in the Poconos this year. It was the first nationally touring, crazy-extreme race that committed to the [...]

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CBS Continues on its Quest to Kill Comedy

(NOTE: We’re sticking with upfronts this week. So if you wanna read about Battleship director Peter Berg going nuts on an Israeli journalist or all the pageantry of Cannes, looks like you’ll have to do that elsewhere. Up this afternoon is CBS …) You know in those war movies where some powerful guy is plotting out war [...]

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Spoiling the Upfronts

It’s December. It’s almost Christmas. You can’t wait to get your presents and give other people theirs. Then on Dec. 10, your mom tells you, “We got you a new wallet.” On Dec. 18, your sister says, “Just so you know, I got you some new shoes.” Then on Dec. 22, five other people tell [...]

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