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By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | February 8, 2012 |

By Dustin Rowles | Pajiba Love | February 8, 2012 |

I literally spent 90 minutes last night trying to do the math on this post (and still needed some correcting from commenters), but the ultimate figure is striking: .0127 percent of the American population has ALL the power over what shows are cancelled or renewed. (Warming Glow)

Genital mutilation, you say? Here are 8 horrifying reminders of it in film. (Screenjunkies)

Nerve lists the 50 Greatest Love Songs of all time, and they won me over immediately by ranking Crowded House at #50. Bless. (Nerve)

Ummm. There’s a game that exists on elementary playgrounds called rape tag, that’s like freeze tag except, instead of unfreezing someone by touching them, you hump them. So, home schooling it is, then. (The Week)

Will 2012 be to Tom Hardy what 2011 was to Ryan Gosling, which is to say: A lot of great films, and not enough recognition. Also, I totally forgot that Idris Elba, Tom Hardy, and Gerard Butler shared a screen in RocknRolla. Butler should hang the picture above on his wall to remind him that he was once capable of working with great actors. (Unreality)

Look, AskMen: You can’t write an article called 10 Subtle Ways to Tell Your Girlfriend She’s Fat and then write up a list of 5 Great Neil Patrick Harris moments. Just because he plays a douchebag on TV does not give you the right to appropriate his cultural cachet for your sinister cabal of toolbags. (AskMen)

Here’s a piece on religion and video games and how the next video game might just be a religion and … ow, ow, ow. That hurts to think about. I’m still wrestling with my junior high idea of turning hackey sack into a religion. (Kotaku)

Don’t watch this near meal times, but it’s striking: An eye-opening look at Ramen actually being digested by the stomach. The lesson: Don’t eat processed foods because body doesn’t actually process them. (Geekosystem)

This list of 19 famous people who started out as extras includes Ayn Rand, and one day will hopefully include Brian Prisco. (MentalFloss)

Morphing GIFs. Watch David Tennant turn into Matt Smith before your very eyes. (Uproxx)

Awesome reader, Luke, would like to remind us that Netflix’s first original series, Lilyhammer, is now available on Instant. We will have a review up soon. (Netflix)

I think it’s great that our boy Joseph Gordon Levitt is going to direct his first film, which he will also star in. But why does he have to cast HER as his co-star? BOOOO. (Movieline)

The good news: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson are re-teaming for another comedy written by Vaughn himself. The bad news? Shawn Levy is directing. Still, decent premise. (Slashfilm)

Vince’s headline: “Star Wars Episode I Set to Death Metal Surprisingly Tolerable.” My headline: “Star Wars Episode I Set to Death Metal Just Gave My Nightmare a Nightmare.” But I do love the idea of the two conflicting senses ripping TK in half. (FilmDrunk)

This is the sort of thing I like to imagine Steven Lloyd Wilson sits around and looks at on Saturday nights: Reimagining Art History as Science Fiction. (GammaSquad)

If you go to BYU and interview students in an effort to demonstrate how much race consciousness they lack, you completely ruin the point if you GO IN BLACKFACE. Idiot. (Buzzfeed)

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