Skirting around Super Bowl coverage is all but impossible this morning, but I’ll try and keep it to a minimum in today’s Pajiba Love.
You spend a lot of time downloading torrents of films? Your life just got a little more difficult. BTJunkie has shuttered. (PC World)
What is worse than dying in an Internet cafe? Having no one notice the CORPSE for nine hours, well after rigor mortis has set in (Warning: Video is unsettling). (Kotaku)
All those Chuck Norris memes were a lot of fun several years ago, but now Norris is using his power to try and get Newt Gingrich elected. Not so bad ass anymore, is he? (Movieline)
It was a close race for a while, but the latest OK GO music video puts them ahead of the Foo Fighters as the greatest music video band of all time. (Uproxx)
The Reddit Community is huge and aggressive. You don’t want to get on their bad side, as Woody Harrelson can now attest. So much for Zombieland 2. (Dave Chen)
Did you guys see the Ron Swanson Bacon n Eggs cereal? Well, why the hell not? (WarmingGlow) And while you’re over there, check out Will Ferrell’s Super Bowl ad that aired in only one city in Nebraska. (WG)
Now that you’ve seen all the Super Bowl commercials, here are the Hollywood directors behind many of them (and the Eastwood ad is the best thing that David Gordon Green has done in years). (Slashfilm)
Espied on Dan Carlson’s FB Feed: 25 Things I Learned from Opening a Bookstore, including this gem: ” If someone comes in and asks for a recommendation and you ask for the name of a book that they liked and they can’t think of one, the person is not really a reader. Recommend Nicholas Sparks.” (Tumblr)
You know that jacket that Ryan Gosling wears in Drive? Turns out, Ryan Gosling in the only man in America who can successfully pull it off. (Unreality)
There are plenty of places you can find commentary on Madonna’s Super Bowl Halftime show, but there’s only one that’s both insightful and doesn’t stoop to old lady jokes. (GoFugYourself)
Here’s Tom Brady after losing the Super Bowl last night. Poor guy. Don’t you feel TERRIBLY sorry for him? It’s too bad the rest of New England had only tube socks and grief to console them.
This is not really their milieu, but Screenjunkies recommends five films like Pride and Prejudice. You know, for the corset crowd. (Screenjunkies)
Katherine Heigl has a very important message about “Dance Moms.” (Celebitchy)
The casts from all your favorite NBC shows (“30 Rock,” “The Office,” “Community,” etc.) did a big corporate song-and-dance number for the Super Bowl, and it lands somewhere between spectacular and spectacularly cheesy. (Vulture)
It’s not the first silly network promotional ad, of course. The networks have been making them for years. (Buzzfeed)
Sarah Chalke is bouncing back from her dreadful CBS sitcom, “Mad Love,” by signing on to an ABC pilot about a woman who is still living with her parents. (EW)
Seriously, how many Lilliputians do you think Amber Heard could fit into her mouth?
Lovely reader Heather O. sent along this clip of Newark Mayor Cory Booker answering why gay marriage should not be put up for referendum. If you’re not doing anything in 2016, Mr. Booker, I know a very large White House that would suit you just fine.