The Real Housewives Of Westeros? Finally, A Reality TV Show I'd Watch
Lest some recent, “shocking” news lead you to believe that there’s no such thing as true love in Hollywood, fear not. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are now neighbors proving that some things are forever. (Celebitchy)
Speaking of soul mates, in case you missed it elsewhere on the internet, this is a really lovely supercut of TV’s Best Declarations Of Love.
I cannot possibly convey how much I don’t get the appeal of reality television. I wish I did. But I would watch the sh*t out of The Real Housewives Of Westeros. B*tchslaps for days.
I just read a really distressing report about the amount of BPA that ends up in our urine. That’s plastic…in our urine. It’s also in our foods. Yup, put down that yogurt. (Hyper Vocal)
Speaking of food you oughtn’t eat, check out this McDonald’s ad aimed at African Americans from the 1970s. Oh yeah, it’s jivetastic. (Buzzfeed)
Do you think Don Draper and his fellow SCDP-ers would have cooked that one up? No. Speaking of “Mad Men,” show creator Matthew Weiner reveals his favorite scene from this past season. Alas, it’s not the Lane Pryce/Pete Campbell Thrilla of Vanilla. (Inside TV)
Check out this rad “On The Origin Of Species” “lit-ograph.” The image is comprised of Darwin’s writing. It’s like the athiest’s version of a Velvet Jesus. (Neatoshop)
Speaking of cabbages and the King of Kings. Did you know that The Passion Of The Christ movie released a nail necklace as promotional merch. A. Nail. Necklace. Check out several other odd and unsettling movie merchandise. (Mental Floss)
Hey comics nerds, what sort of movie merch do you think Edgar Wright will release to go with his Ant-Man movie. Oh, I’m sorry, did your face just melt off with anticipation? (THR)
My much beloved Adele is pregnant with her first child. Ladies, think of all the heartbreaking ballads she’ll produce when under the influence of pregnancy hormones. (Rolling Stone)
VH1 released the top 40 R&B songs of the 90s. #11? That’s my jam. (ONTD)
Like, OMG, girls. Do you like makeup and stuff? That’s, like, practically science. Take a gander at this totally serious ad campaign encouraging young women to consider a career in science. If you’re unsure why it’s obnoxious, you can see a very measured response from a lady scientist over on Boing Boing
And, you know, apropos of nothing, here’s a little ditty I’m awfully fond of.