Newswire: VH1 Classic is airing a marathon of all 433 episodes of Saturday Night Live

In a ploy to cease all work, sleep, and care for self akin to FXX’s similar attempt at civilization stoppage last year, VH1 Classic is hoping the warm glow of nostalgia will drive viewers to its new plan: airing all 433 episodes of Saturday Night Live in reverse order. For 19 days straight, the channel will run back-to-back episodes, starting […]

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Newswire: Directors say that 21 Jump Street/Men In Black crossover might actually happen

Confirming information first revealed as a result of the Sony hacks, 21 Jump Street co-director Phil Lord has now officially acknowledged that talks are ongoing about mounting a Jump Street/Men In Black crossover movie. According to Lord, nothing has changed as a result of the Sony leaks: “It’s still a crazy idea, and we only do things that seem like […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Get in the Danger Zone with the Archer workout

Many New Year’s resolutions center around getting in better physical shape. But where’s the motivation? Where’s the exercise regimen that speaks to those less inclined to simply pump iron and more inclined to binge watch adult animated shows on Netflix? Finally, the answer has been provided thanks to Nerdy Jock. Perhaps reaching the apotheosis of a certain 1984 comedy, Nerdy […]

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Newswire: James Cameron pushes back Avatar sequels to Christmas 2017

For a film that is still technically the highest-grossing film of all time, Avatar has a surprisingly small pop-cultural footprint, which really sucks for the people who put in the effort of learning Na’vi only to be asked if they speak High Valyrian at fantasy conventions. It sucks somewhat less for James Cameron, for whom the Avatar business is recession-proof […]

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Watch This: David Silverman brought some Simpsons edge to a DreamWorks animated feature

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Because it’s Simpsons Week at The A.V. Club, we’re recommending films featuring key contributors to the series, from actors to writers to a certain famed composer. The Road To El Dorado (2000) Hidden adult content in Disney classics is a nice Easter […]

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Newswire: Jimmy Kimmel is actually guest hosting The Bachelor

Entertainment Weekly reports that late-night host Jimmy Kimmel will guest host episode three of this season of The Bachelor, which may sound like a cheap cross-promotional gimmick for ABC but rest assured is a cheap cross-promotional gimmick for ABC. Regular host Chris Harrison will apparently step aside for the duration of Kimmel’s appearance, perhaps to continue plotting the death of […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Watch Lego Groot, Hodor, and Chewbacca gab at the bar

Life can be very difficult for the monosyllabic and inarticulate members of pop culture. In the latest video by Brotherhood Workshop, the most famous of inexpressive characters share a drink and commiserate over their partners’ failure to understand the depths of anguish they feel. Oh, and it takes place in the Mos Eisley Cantina from Star Wars. And it’s all […]

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Newswire: Björk’s new album, Vulnicuta, is coming in March

Björk has elaborated even more about her forthcoming album. In a handwritten note she apparently scanned in between doing other exceedingly eccentric and arty Icelanic stuff, the singer says the album will be called Vulnicuta and will come out in March. Tracks include “Stonemilker,” “History Of Touches,” and “Mouth Mantra,” and Björk “[does] hope you will enjoy it!!” She signs […]

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