Week in Review: What Is This ‘Sex’ of Which You Speak?

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Looking back on a week in which we brought sexy and unsexy back…

Finally, the reality is better than the anticipation: Kid Nation is spectacular. And Gossip Girl ain't bad, either.

Welcome back to two icons of musical innovation: Jay-Z and Weird Al.

Ian McKellen is proud of his junk, and he's not the only one.

Angel returns, and so does His Dark Materials.

The Emmys were boring.

Dan Clowes's Eightball was a little too exciting for one high schooler's uptight parents.

And what's more exciting than Stephen Tobolowsky as the face of evil or Jim Broadbent as Horace Slughorn? Ben Silverman as chief marketing officer of America! Kaboom!