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  1. deep thoughts
    Are 2 Broke Girls’ Girls Actually a Will-They-Won’t-They Couple?Romantic comedies and last night’s episode suggest yes.
  2. follow-up
    Shonda Rhimes on Grey’s Anatomy’s Recent Abortion Story Line“Part of the luxury of my job is that I don’t necessarily have to ask anybody anymore. I didn’t ask anybody, we just did it.”
  3. chameleon time
    See Amy Poehler As 30 Different Alter EgosSee her as everything from mustachioed professor to giant-sored prostitute to grande dame in these makeup tests from the 1998 ‘Upright Citizens Brigade’ TV show.
  4. clickables
    Watch the Cast of Gossip Girl Talk About Who’s Pregnant This SeasonWithout actually telling you.
  5. blue moons
    Grey’s Anatomy Had a Prime-Time AbortionReally.
  6. clickables
    See Leslie Knope–Brand WafflesFueling the future leaders of tomorrow.
  7. Give Maria Bello a New Hat with the Prime Suspect Hat-O-MaticIn the show she wears a fedora. Isn’t it time she gave Ron Swanson’s tiny hat a try?
  8. melodrama
    The Welcome Straightforward Soapiness of RevengeA melodrama that is just a melodrama.
  9. adaptations
    How Much Will Knowing the Source Material for These New TV Shows Bother You?Will a familiarity with ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ endear you to ‘Revenge’ or turn you off?
  10. tweet tweet
    Salman Rushdie Is on Twitter“Who is your publisher?”
  11. it’s the end of the world as we know it
    R.E.M. Breaks UpAfter 30 years.
  12. spec scripts
    Nicholas Sparks Sells a Romantic TV ShowAbout a sad, lovelorn archangel.
  13. francophile
    Put Your James Franco Fatigue Aside: He’s Back In Form on General HospitalAnd it’s so, so silly.
  14. foot in mouth disease
    Lars Von Trier Now Unapologizing for Saying That Stuff About Hitler“You can’t be sorry about something that’s fundamentally you.”
  15. reboots
    As Promised, Two and a Half Men With Ashton Kutcher Is Still Two and Half MenSleazy, misogynistic, bitter. Hooray!
  16. gender studies
    The Men of the New Fall Sitcoms Would Hate the Women of the New Fall SitcomsThe guys are feeling more than a little anxious that women might be running the world.
  17. wrap up
    The Five Best and Five Worst Things About the 2011 EmmysSurprise winners, good! That In Memoriam band, bad!
  18. kudos
    And the Emmy Winners Are…Congratulations to Kyle Chandler, Peter Dinklage, ‘Modern Family,’ and “Downton Abbey.’
  19. chat room
    Christina Applegate and Will Arnett on Parenting and Their New Sitcom, Up All Night“Yeah, our eldest son is almost 3, and now they hear everything. It’s like living East Berlin in the seventies.”
  20. chat room
    Sarah Michelle Gellar on Buffy and Returning to TV With Ringer“If you’re going to do a movie with other people, like, just make a movie about a girl who kills vampires. But that’s not Buffy.”
  21. taxes
    The Federal Government Heavily Subsidizing Wannabe Zombie KillersWhich is to say, it is heavily subsidizing the video-game industry.
  22. cause of death
    Amy Winehouse’s Father Believes She Died of a SeizureWithdrawal induced.
  23. oy vey
    Mel Gibson Explains His Jewish Movie“The armies they faced had elephants! How cinematic is this!”
  24. talk
    Let’s Play ‘Mel Gibson Writing a Jewish Hero Movie Is Like Who Doing What?’Fill in the blanks!
  25. nostalgia fact-check
    How Do Eddie Murphy’s Delirious and Raw Hold Up?The jokes don’t; he does.
  26. magic stick
    What Does Chippendales Make of the Magic Mike Cast?The experts weigh in.
  27. clickables
    See a Breaking Bad–Themed Value MealGus Fring meets KFC.
  28. name change
    Mos Def Will No Longer Go by Mos DefHe’ll go by Yasiin.
  29. broadway
    Sting Is Making a MusicalIt’ll have new songs.
  30. permanent decisions
    Lindsay Lohan Gets Tattoo of Billy Joel LyricsCool attitude.
  31. cameos
    Justin Timberlake Sang Something in Public“Say yeah!”
  32. stand-up
    Darren Aronofsky Makes Pee-Pee Joke for George ClooneyDoesn’t go over that well.
  33. freedom
    T.I. Gets Out of Jail a Little EarlyStarts filming reality TV show.
  34. clickables
    See a Dexter-Themed Ben & Jerry’s FlavorFrom the guy who brought you Ron Swanson’s favorite ice cream.
  35. casting couch
    Judy Greer Joins Two and a Half MenAs Ashton Kutcher’s ex-wife.
  36. vma wrap-up
    Beyonce’s Baby Already Making Things More Fun Than They Should BeGood show! (Relatively speaking!)
  37. world’s best baby
    Beyoncé and Jay-Z Are Pregnant!Ahhhhhh!
  38. pickup lines
    The Hour Gets Picked Up for a Second SeasonAccording to some tweeting BBCers.
  39. videology
    Beyoncé Makes Sweaty, Shiny Love in the New Video for ‘1+1’The “make love to me” song.
  40. movies
    Julia Roberts’s Long-Delayed Movie Gets a Release DateIt was made in 2008 and co-stars Ryan Reynolds.
  41. clickables
    See an Ad for True Blood–Themed Vampire SunscreenMade with real fairy blood!
  42. superheroes
    See Ryan Gosling, the Ultimate Beef Squasher, Squash Other BeefsKanye and Taylor. Obama and Boehner. Edward and Jacob. All make peace in the presence of the Gos.
  43. facts
    How Many Apes Actually Live in San Francisco?Did ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ mislead us?
  44. confessions
    Conan the Barbarian Screenwriter Explains What It Feels Like to Write a Flop“It can all seem very grim.”
  45. drug test
    Amy Winehouse’s Family Says Her Toxicology Report Shows No Signs of Illegal DrugsThough there was alcohol.
  46. gaga
    Lady Gaga Will Cameo on The SimpsonsAiring in 2012.
  47. unhappy endings
    Why One Day’s Twist Ending Suffers From The Killing DiseaseIn a post-’Sopranos’ world, “unexpected” has become a shortcut to attempted classiness.
  48. smell test
    Poop or Chocolate? An Olfactory Review of Spy Kids 4’s Aroma-scope“If you took cinnamon, mint, and root beer, and you but them together in equal parts, that’s four.”
  49. bad language
    Brett Ratner Explains That When Chris Tucker Calls Him a ‘Jew Boy,’ It’s With LoveUh-oh.
  50. four letter word
    Great Moments in Onscreen Crossword Puzzle SolvingIn the movies and on TV, someone always knows the answer, immediately.
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