For the first time in 17 years, Warner Bros. will purchase a promo spot for… The Flash. As in The Flash movie starring Ezra Miller who did a whole bunch of Ezra Miller stuff that hasn’t come anywhere close to being handled outside of a dubious statement saying they’re getting treatment. As for why the cash-strapped WB Discovery is willing to plunk down change on a movie with a troubled star, it reportedly continues to test through the roof. In other words, they smell money. A whole bunch of money that they desperately need to at least break even on this train wreck. (The Wrap)
Keanu Reeves did not disappoint us in 2022. (Lainey Gossip)
28 Republicans who have been out here calling gay people “groomers” just voted against a child sex abuse bill. (Jezebel)
Journey’s Neal Schon hit Journey’s Jonathan Cain with a cease-and-desist because he keeps playing Journey’s music at Trump events. (Rolling Stone)
Madison Square Garden is using facial-recognition scanners to… block lawyers whose firms are suing them for any reason from seeing The Rockettes. Oh okay. (TODAY)
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Mike Drop: Alright, folks, this will be the last Pajiba Love until Tuesday, Dec. 27. However you spend the next couple of days, I hope they’re full of good food, good company, peace, and rest. Happy Holidays!