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Why We Love Jennifer Lawrence and Loathe Anne Hathaway

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | February 27, 2013 | Comments ()


Will there ever be a Jennifer Lawrence backlash? (No). Will we ever tire of her? (No) Is she the most refreshing thing in Hollywood at the moment? (Yes). Is she perfect? (Yes) But why do we love Jennifer Lawrence? (Popwatch)

Meanwhile, why doesn't anyone like the supremely talented Anne Hathaway (except for myself, apparently. Salon writes a very astute piece on our collective disdain for Ms. Hathaway and surmises that, perhaps like Paltorw, it's all in the angles of her face. (Salon)

You like TV Theme songs? I ranked the 12 best theme songs written or performed by the creator or star of the television show in question. Too esoteric? But you're damn straight the "Felicity" theme made the list (the Abrams one, not the Amy Jo Johnson one). (WG)

The "Game of Thrones" marketing department is KILLING it, turning both their building and the New York Times into a advertising vessel. (Uproxx)

There is no reason on Earth to be happy about this, but Honey Boo Boo is suddenly a huge hit overseas, which basically means that Europeans and South Americans have something else with which to mock America. (NYPost)

Quick shout out to our friend Laremy Legal, who has written a book -- Film Critic: A Decade Behind the Scenes of the Movie Industry -- about his experience as a movie critic and pop-culture writer, including a scurrilous chapter about Pajiba. (We are not referred to by name, so if you pick up the book, you'll just have to figure it out). My copy arrives today, but you can also get it on Kindle. (Amazon)

I'd be remiss, too, if I didn't plug fellow Station Agent's picture post of his tour of Albuquerque and all things "Breaking Bad." It's just great. (WG)

If you're hoping that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will wash the MacFarlane out of our mouth in next year's Oscar telecast, one the web's best movie writers, Mike Ryan, asked Tina Fey about that. (HuffPo)

Hey, y'all: Our own Dan Carlson's lovely wife, who is an amazing photographer, has put together an IndieGoGo campaign to support a very cool desert road trip for a photo series. Check it out, and kick in a buck or three in support of great art. (IndieGoGo)

You may not have realized it, but Quentin Tarantino showed up to the Oscars with a new girlfriend, who made that slouchy looking suit look every slouchier. (Zimbio)

After a six month hiatus, one of the best podcasts on the planet -- Stephen Tobolowsky and Dave Chen's "The Tobolowsky Files" -- returns this week. If you haven't yet, do check it out. (Slashfilm)

I'm not sure exactly what the deal is with Megan Fox and Michael Bay's reconciliation, but it apparently involved groveling. (Celebitchy)

There's a lot of debate this week on the merits of working from home, and as someone who has worked from home for the last decade, it's great if you don't have kids. If you do have kids, it's kind of the worst because you will be put in charge of all the domestic duties, as well as your day job. Despite juggling household errands in addition to regular work, people will automatically assume you're lazy, you sleep in, and you lounge around in pajamas because you work from home. Slate also weighs in. (Slate)

I don't know how many of you are nerdy about fat science, but here's the lowdown on the current state of fat. (Weighty Matters)

For those of you who keep seeing Vine vids in your Twitter and Facebook feeds and wonder what the hell it is, here's your answer. (Persephone)

The Ups and Downs of "Downton Abbey" explores are love/hate relationship with the show. (Unreality)

All your dreams HAVE come true: Check out the "Parks and Rec" wedding board on Pinterest and awwww your little hearts out. (Pinterest)

Speaking of awwwwing, our own Courtney Enlow -- who spoke adoringly of great rom-coms yesterday -- is celebrating a birthday. In her honor, please direct all your annoyances toward Lea Michele and Taylor Swift today. It was probably Swift who junk'd Harry Styles with a shoe last night. So bitter. (Vulture)

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